Times, trends, years and decades may come and go but if there's one constant, it's a nude lip. There's a reason everyone from Victoria Beckham to Lisa Elridge is launching lip collections based solely on nude lipsticks: There's no easier shortcut to looking sleek, sexy and sophisticated with the ... Read More about How to wear nude lipstick without looking washed out (it’s perfectly possible!)
Over the last few weeks, I have found myself reaching for the new Pat McGrath Skin Fetish Sublime Perfection Foundation more and more frequently. Even though I have about 89365948 foundations already, this has become The One – whether it's for a casual, barely thrown together face when I have just ... Read More about The Beauty Gypsy Review: Pat McGrath’s Skin Fetish Foundation, Primer and Powder
As a compulsive beauty product hoarder (1,083 lipsticks and 479 perfumes at last count – so not kidding!), I am constantly faced with the battle between throwing out expired products (but that eyeshadow palette is sooooooooo pretty!!!!!!!) and not wanting to literally hurt my skin. Confession: ... Read More about Save or toss? What really happens when a beauty product expires
Makeup is not rocket science. It also does not require the precision of Monet's brush work. And this is something the top makeup artists have figured out long back... because when you are dressing up 40 models back-to-back for a fashion show, you've got to fall back on simple, functional and yet ... Read More about Secret makeup files: 21 genius makeup hacks every lazy girl needs
Gone are the days when we were compelled to play matchy-matchy with our clothes and lipstick. Choosing the latter is now far more intuitive and we are more likely to pick a lip colour based on who we are... or what we want to be. Bold red? Demure pink? Femme fatale brown? Or maybe an ironical ... Read More about What does your lipstick shade say about you?