I love autumn, and I especially love all the makeup trends that come with the season. A berry lip is back on trend, it can look great as a statement with lashings of mascara like I did in this post a while ago. However, I wanted to really vamp it up a bit so I paired it with a gorgeous gold smokey eye. But first, the lips. I used two lipsticks layered on top of one another to get a really intense purple colour. I used NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Damned all over my lips first, which is a beautiful colour in itself. However, the magic really happened when I layered NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream in Copenhagen over the top, it makes the colour so much deeper. I applied it with a lip brush as the wand is a little inaccurate, but it’s worth the extra effort as this lip… View Post

I’ve been obsessed with Lisa Eldridge’s book ‘Face Paint, The Story of Makeup’ recently, if you’re ever in need of makeup inspiration then this book is perfect. I was flicking through the other day and came across one of Lisa Eldridges makeup muses, Twiggy. I’ve always loved mascara that give my lashes a heck of a lot of volume, and seeing this image of Twiggy inspired me to do a wearable Twiggy-esque look. I wanted to make this look a little more dramatic so I added a dark berry lip. I’ve only just started exploring NARS products, and this NARS Velvet matte lip pencil in Damned is a pretty good introduction! It’s such a beautiful rich purple and it applies so easily. No need for lip liner, just whack this on and you’ve got yourself an impressive statement lip. This look is a lazy girl’s dream, punchy yet achievable with… View Post