How To Clean Makeup Brushes – Easily

There are two rules that apply for maintaining clear skin if you wear makeup, firstly never go to bed wearing your make up the second is to keep your makeup brushes clean and hygienic by washing them regularly. Makeup brushes can also be an expensive investment so it is important to care for them correctly. […]

Rosebud Lips By Tom Ford

There’s some thing about rosebud lips that sings of youth and freedom, that capture’s a fresh innocent beauty that other shades fail to meet. This perfect rosebud pink sit’s somewhere in the middle – a muted take on the more vibrant shade. A subtle flush of colour. Today’s lipstick Quiver (colour shine) by Tom Ford seek’s to tempt even […]

The Autumn Makeup Menu

There’s something about the change of season that makes me want to refresh my makeup palette – swapping bright summer metallic’s and bare as you dare skin tint’s for a subtle wash of warm autumnal shades. This transitional makeup palette consists of a few favourites along side some new season additions. A welcome makeup bag refresh. For base […]

Makeup: Not all Highlighter’s Are Made Equal

Being a girl whose makeup kit contains way more than the acceptable amount of glow inducing products, I was shocked to find myself thinking that not all highlighter’s are made equal as I admired the delicate champagne glow from my latest purchase. Because finding the perfect highlighter can be quite a quest, the texture, the shade, […]

4 To Love From Shu Uemura

It’s all about Shu Uemura today, the innovative and quirky beauty brand that hails from Japan. Mr Shu Uemura established the Shu Uemura makeup institute in Tokyo in 1965 which ultimately forged the global brand we now recognise famed for it’s hi-tech formulas and trend-defying products. Items from the brand that offer something more than the expected must […]

Makeup: How To Make Your Lipstick Last

How to make your lipstick last, no one likes to apply their lipstick only to have to re-apply an hour or so later and although there are numerous specific long-wear lipsticks available, here’s a trick to make your lipstick long-lasting even if it’s a traditional formula because getting the most from your favorite shade is a […]

Louise Young Cosmetics – Festival Eye Shadow Trio Review

If you’re a makeup artist you may already be familiar with Louise Young and probably have at least one of her renowned makeup brushes in your kit. Louise initially started creating makeup brushes for makeup artist’s and to say that she has a talent for this is an understatement if you’re a fan of Zoeva […]

Make Up For Ever Aqua Cream – Stay All Day Makeup

Part two of the Make Up For Ever mini-series featuring Aqua Cream – The second most popular range from the French cosmetic brand Make Up For Ever. This really is one of the most ingenious and versatile products, originally designed for use by synchronised swimmers the formula once dry is completely waterproof and there within lies […]

Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Foundation – Review

By request, today is the first of a two-post mini-series featuring more of the brand Make Up For Ever. Starting off with Make Up For Ever’s brand new release the Ultra HD Foundation Fluid which will eventually replace the previous HD foundation (which is due to be discontinued around September 2015). But firstly in case you’ve […]

Makeup: Summer Lip Essentials

I’m very excited to introduce the first guest post today on Abracadabra Girl, by the delightful Tasha Meline as if you follow my Instagram you may have noticed I’m on vacation! If you don’t already know Tasha she has a pretty outstanding beauty blog so be sure pop over and check it out (links below). After a long […]