Make-up inspiration: Kate Bosworth

kate-bosworth-1Doesn’t Kate Bosworth just have the best lip shades? Ranging from rosy, neutrals and peaches to bright pinks, coral, borderline neon shades and my personal favourite- raspberry. She proves that fair skin tones can also play with different lip colours. I wish I had all of these lipsticks!

PS- Her flawless complexion does make it easier to carry off all these shades. Envious!

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Displaying your make-up

253186810271541015_TIymQmMk_cDisplaying your make-up and cutex on your bathroom counter or drawer can be both functional and beautiful, provided you follow a few basic rules.

  1. Display only the necessities- those you use on a daily basis, otherwise it will only gather dust and add clutter. Store less frequently used items in a make-up bag or in a drawer for when needed.
  2. Keep everything organized according to purpose and colour. It will make it easier to find what you are looking for and look more streamlined.
  3. Use beautiful display trays in Lucite for a minimalist look or use metallics and other finishes to create more of a focus point. I store my cutex selection in a re-purposed Ferrerro Roche chocolate box (pictured above).
  4. Brushes and mascara’s are easy to store in an upright position in pretty glasses, small vases and even empty candle glasses.
  5. Add fresh flowers and beautiful lighting to help create a calm and pretty atmosphere for you to enjoy.

 

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Runway Report: All About Eyes

Spring/Summer 2013 certainly is the season to experiment with eye make-up! From bright pink at Donna Karren and Marimekko to teal at Kate Spade and Monique Lhullier. This season one thing is clear: go bright or go black! Blusher is optional.

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