How to find your perfect celebrity hair colour.

Its amazing how many hair colours that are actually available. All of us are guilty of looking at pictures of celebrities then taking said picture to our local salon (even me) only to be told our hair won’t end up that way. It’s disappointing.

However this picture gives us a rough guide into the different tones and styles that are available and what kind of skin tone do they suit?

Are you a bombshell blonde like taylor swift or a bodacious brunette like kim kardashian?

leave me a comment and let me know your favourite hair colour!
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Glowy Skin products : How to revive tired skin.

What products did I use for this super glowy look??

  • Smashbox Luminizing photo finish primer
  • NARS Luminizer cream in “Copacabana”
  • Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation in “5.5”
  • NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer in “Custard”
  • MAC Studio Fix Powder Foundation in NC35
  • Bobbi Brown Foundation Stick in ‘Espresso’
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  • Top tips for tired skin:

Don’t forget to exfoliate!! It is sooo important to exfoliate your skin at least 2-3 times a week to prevent the build up of dead skin cells that cause skin to look and feel dull.

Drink plenty of water – hydration is the biggest factor in bright skin, drinking 2 litres of water a day will improve your health, help with weight management, and is great for your skin , hair and eyes.

Weekly face masks – Buy a mask that suits your skin type and consistently use it every week and you will see a difference. I use GlamGlow masks as they pull all oils out of my very oily skin!!

Plenty of sleep! – seems obvious but people don’t realise the value of a good sleep! , not only will it improve your health but it will prevent dark circles appearing under the  eye and stop skin from turning greyish in colour!

Buy a foundation suitable for your skin type – a lot of people will buy the latest foundation because its what everyone else uses ,but what they don’t realise is if its not suitable for your skin type (dry, oily, combination, normal) then its going to be no good at all! Foundation not suited to you won’t sit right on the skin therefore leaving the odd problem and not leaving it glowing!!

Get outside – Vitamin D has been proven to boost radiance in skin, we get our vitamin D from the Sun!

Hopefully this was of some use to you, if you have any questions list them below in a comment!

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Contouring vs Strobing.

So you’ve only just got used to contouring – thats if you HAVE got used to it , perhaps you are just confused as the rest of us, however, there is now an easy way out ; STROBING. Its much less time consuming , and uses less products … but does it have the same effect as contouring?

What is strobing?
For strobing , you’ll need to dig out your best illuminating products, creams, liquids, powders, use it all!!

Strobing is designed to over highlight, focusing mainly on highlighter products. The products are supposed to be placed where the light would naturally hit your face (so, your cheekbones, brow bones, the centre of your forehead, down your nose, cupids bow, and on your chin.) So I would personally use a cream highlighter underneath your foundation and then a soft powder luminizer on top, more so on your cheekbones.

What is contouring?

Contouring is giving shape to an area of the face and enhancing the facial structure through makeup, using light and dark colours to highlight and shade the face. Contouring is designed to make facial features more defined, such as sharper cheekbones , narrower nose and smaller forehead. Celebs such as Kim Kardashian have really taken this trend off the ground and now everyone craves the sharp look! Its absolutely all about the blending and the brushes, totally worth investing in! Harsh lines are never cute.

So when should we do which?

Personally, i’m a greedy make up junkie and I love both all at the same time!!!
However, some would say that contouring is a full glam evening look, team with a sexy smokey eye and you’ll be on your way. This doesn’t mean that your daily routine can’t consist of chiselled cheek bones and a totally beat make up look!! Strobing is perfect for the low maintenance girl in a rush for work in the morning but a glam glow is appropriate at ALL times. FullSizeRender-3

https://youtu.be/TuZJH23AUh0 – click this link to see our latest tutorial on highlight and contour.

https://youtu.be/0N4A8MincWA – click this link to see our latest strobing technique combined with a smokey eye.

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