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9 Sep

Soft Glam Makeup Look

I have finally plucked up the courage to bare all for my very first makeup tutorial, freckles and all.  This is a look that I have been wearing a lot recently and would describe it as a soft glam look.  Just the right amount of glam for anyone not wanting to go too full on.  If you would like to see how I created this look then check out my video. I'll link all the products used below.     Foundation http://www.debenhams.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/prod_10701_10001_123076000499_-1 Concealer http://www.spacenk.com/uk/en_GB/brands/n/nars/radiant-creamy-concealer-MUS300023892.html Brows https://www.cultbeauty.co.uk/anastasia-beverly-hills-brow-wiz.html Eyes http://www.maccosmetics.co.uk/product/13840/1573/Products/Makeup/Eyes/Shadow/Pro-Longwear-Paint-Pot#/shade/Painterly http://www.spacenk.com/uk/en_GB/brands/l/laura-mercier/baked-eyeshadow-MUK200006873.html http://www.feelunique.com/p/Rimmel-Volume-Flash-X10-Mascara-22g?option=32063&gclid=Cj0KEQjw6am-BRCTk4WZhLfd4-oBEiQA3ydA3qLnqFA8W9Bhn0NjxRTZpFzlN3pR1fMphNgxDZPOEPMaAucY8P8HAQ&gclsrc=aw.ds Liner http://www.boots.com/en/Rimmel-Scandaleyes-Waterproof-Gel-Liner_1450812/ Face http://www.marksandspencer.com/bronzer-bronzed-beauty/p/p22445339?image=SD_07_T22_5235_VK_X_EC_0&color=BRONZEDBEAUTY&prevPage=plp http://www.soapandglory.com/makeup/face/blusher-bronzer/peach-partytm https://www.benefitcosmetics.com/uk/en-gb/product/watts-up-cream-highlighter Lips http://www.maccosmetics.co.uk/product/13852/340/Products/Makeup/Lips/Lip-Pencil/Lip-Pencil#/shade/Plum http://www.maccosmetics.co.uk/product/13854/310/Products/Makeup/Lips/Lipstick/Lipstick#/shade/Twig   Alice xox    ...
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12 Jun

Victoria Secret’s inspired makeup

Now we're not meaning to make you jealous but we had our very own Victoria's Secret lookalike in the studio recently.  We thought Jemma was just perfect fit for this look and had a little bit of an Alessandra Ambrosio look about her. Victoria Secret started working with renowned models in the 1990's and has gone on to feature some amazingly beautiful women Alessandra Ambrosia being one of them.  Ambrosia is a brazilian model and is well known for her work with Victoria Secret and has even walked one show in lingerie made entirely out of candy. Here at The Beauty brief we love a little bit of glam and wanted to show you how to create a look that Alessandra recently wore...
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3 Jun

Prom makeup tutorial

It feels like a lifetime ago since I was getting ready to go to prom. I remember the excitement of getting ready, going to the school and seeing everyone all dressed up in their ball gowns, suits and kilts.  I loved prom and would go back to relive it in a second.  We had the lovely model Storm back in the studio recently and as I'm doing Storm's prom makeup we all thought it would be fun to film her trial. Storm had sent us some references for her makeup which is always a great idea when you are having your makeup done for a special occasion.  Makeup can be quite a personal thing and often your client has something specific...
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10 May

Cindy Crawford 90’s inspired makeup look

Todays makeup look is all about the 90's, more notably Cindy Crawford, a global household name and one of the original 'big six'.  Now in their late 40's early 50's the original supermodels of the 90's still look incredible. Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, Claudia Shiffer to name a few are still as relevant today as they were when they dominated the runways, magazines and ad campaigns.  They embody strength, independence and inspire confidence, something more important now than ever. The 90's beauty trends are back in action and even more wearable. For this look we went full blown Cindy, from the sultry smokey eye to the trademark beauty spot, our gorgeous model Rebecca just oozes 90's glamour. For the great supermodel...
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6 Oct

Top 5 tips for dewy skin


Before we jump into our Dewy skin tips, you should always think about how you are treating your skin. To get the healthy, glory & dewy skin, it also needs to come from within.

The usual beauty advice is obvious. Drink plenty of water, get plenty of sleep to avoid under eye bags & puffy eyes & keep your skincare routine as regular as possible. Always wash your make up off before you go to bed (using face wipes only in an emergency)