Matte lipsticks are having a bit of a moment recently. MAC have recently brought out their Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour lipsticks and Kylie’s Matte Lip Kits are sold out everywhere. However, for those of you who don’t want to spend crazy amounts on shipping or aren’t totally sold on the whole liquid lipstick thing, I’ve found the perfect alternative. I adore pinky/brown colours (see my recent blog post on my favourite pinks) and this MAC lipstick in Twig is the most gorgeous brown pinky matte. Although it says that it has a satin finish, in reality it dries with a beautiful matte finish. I paired this lip colour with an easy deep golden smokey eye, I’ve been wearing this look non-stop this month! Base To get a really flawless base I used Charlotte Tilbury’s Light Wonder Foundation all over my face and buffed it in well. As per I then… 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