“It’s beautiful and unique to have pale skin” – Finnish makeup artist Simona Hintsanen shares her beauty tips

Nestled in Finland’s vibrant capital city of Helsinki, lies Simona’s Kauneushoitola, which translates in English as Simona’s Beauty Salon. The salon offers a range of beauty treatments, including divine makeovers especially for girls with pale skin. I first discovered Simona’s work through Instagram, where she uploads pictures of her incredibly demure makeovers on her clients,

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Spring beauty: What’s new and what you need

Spring is almost upon us, and with the change in the weather and lighter nights it’s also time to shake up your make up bag too. So, away with the dark lipsticks and heavy coverage foundation – it’s time to breathe new life and flavour into your beauty routine. Here are some of the latest

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Nyx Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Foundation

It’s not often a high street store brings out an affordable foundation with an incredible 45 shades to choose from. This is exactly what NYX brought to us recently, in the form of their Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Foundation which I picked up in their lightest shade – pale. This product costs £15 which is

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Sephora Haul

One of the great perks of any trip to America (aside from all you can eat frozen yogurt) is of course a visit to Sephora. In the UK we have a variety of beauty shops such as Boots and Superdrug, but nothing quite lives up to Sephora – the makeup, skincare and haircare dedicated metropolis.

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Sunday Riley Good Genes Lactic Acid Formulation Discontinued

It was brought to my attention this week that the cult beauty product Sunday Riley Good Genes has been discontinued from the UK and French market. The product is currently being reformulated and will now contain glycolic, as opposed to lactic acid. Sunday Riley has said on the issue: “As we continue to grow and

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Ivory Foundations VS Ivory Paint Shades!

As a Graphic Designer and make up enthusiast (what gave it away lol) I’ve always had a sneaking suspicion that when it comes to the names of foundation shades, well they are not always entirely accurate. Take the shade “Ivory” for example. When buying this in a decorating store for our walls, what we expect

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