Ever had a friend work for a company like Estee Lauder? If you have you’ll know just how much discount they can offer their staff. It’s around a whopping 75%. And that’s on a multitude of brands. Brands like Estee Lauder, Bobbi Brown, Jo Malone and MAC to name but a few. The mark up … Read moreIs Beauty Pie Worth It?
I spotted the Lacura by Aldi makeup dupes while I was doing the weekly shop with my husband this week. The world seems to have been going mad for them, so I thought I’d be a fool not to purchase. Afterall, I was with a regular brow client the other day who had been using … Read moreIs Aldi makeup any good?
What’s in my kit is my most frequently asked question. And the answer is products that have proven that they can last a very emotional day. Bridal makeup has to be long-wearing before anything else. After-all, the threat of tears, rain and humidity is high! But I wanted my kit to reflect the quality and luxury of a wedding day.
In an age where everywhere you turn you see a Kardashian clone, this makeup was poignant and well timed. Hopefully a turning point. Let’s go back the way we came. Let’s ditch the dirty contour, fake tan, extreme lashes, Insta-brows, layers of heavy coverage foundation and overly lined lips. And let’s embrace who we are and what we actually look like. True beauty lies there in our differences.
I was that ashamed and insecure about my skin I couldn’t have left my room without putting in two hours of concealing just to camouflage my face. Everyday. Makeup has been an invaluable tool I couldn’t live without and at times I’ve totally depended on it. So how have I ended up loving an industry that has also played such a big part in these issues?