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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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5 Sep

August Favourites

Clare and I finally filmed an August favourites for you all. It's been a while since we have sat down together so it was nice to find out what we've both been loving this month. So the final month of summer has said goodbye for another year *sad face*.  Liberty's Christmas shop is now open for business *shocked face* and Autumn has officially begun.  I feel it is still a bit premature to crack out the Christmas PJ's and whip up a batch of mulled wine but non the less I'm ready to pack away my sandals.  After all we are in Scotland, summer doesn't linger for long. Alice Rimmel Wake Me Up Foundation http://www.international.boots.com/en/Rimmel-Wake-Me-Up-Concealer_1253837/ This product has been a staple for me this summer...
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10 Aug

Holiday Essentials

Hey guys, In less then two weeks I jet off to sunny Majorca and it can't come quick enough.  I don't think I've ever made as many orders (and returns) to ASOS as I have in the last month.  I've purchased so much that its become a running joke in my house that I must be their best and worst customer. It's been a while since we went on a beach type holiday so my summer wardrobe has been lacking somewhat (that's my excuse anyway).  And yes, we do get summers here in Scotland but lets face it i've not required a pair of shorts for a few years now.  That being said i've enjoyed trailing the world of online shopping searching...
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29 Jul

Get Ready with me

Hey guys, So I thought I would film a very quick 'get ready with me' video.  I tend to try and keep my morning routine as quick as I can.  Generally I'll throw my hair up in a pony tail or if I'm feeling adventurous give my hair a soft wave with my hair tongs. My hair is really soft so doesn't always hold a curl.  Through trial and error I find the best thing for me to use is my GDH tongs and prefer them to straighteners.  My tongs have a clamp on them but I prefer to just wrap my hair around the barrel.  For the most part I curl my hair away from my face with the odd section...
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16 Jun

Current favourite Highlighters

"Beauty is not in the face, beauty is a light in the heart" -Kahlil Gibran Lets talk highlighters! First of all, highlighting and strobing are the same thing. Don’t let the beauty industry confuse you, strobing is a term used by big beauty brands to re promote the concept of highlighting, both get the same result. Stobing or highlighting, whatever you want to call it has just gone crazy recently with most high end and drugstore brands bringing out their own version. There are also many different extremes of highlighting. On one hand there’s the summer beach radiance ‘I woke up like this’ glow and on the other ‘I’ve just buffed my entire face with a floor polisher’ kind of splendor. I love makeup...
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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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