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BEAUTIFY: Dior Star Foundation & Concealer

Dior’s latest foundation release, which claims to make you look more photogenic, has unsurprisingly been taking the internet by storm. If you love the texture and look of weightless “natural skin” foundations but need a higher coverage, this is the one for you.

Managing to magically combine a glowy, radiant …



BEAUTIFY: Brush Up On Basics

“3 minutes is all beauty should ever take” is the new mantra at Estee Lauder. Guilty of applying  on the go, we now intend to spare three minutes of beautifying amongst our morning routines.

Estee Lauder, clearly in touch with makeup habits of today, have developed a complimentary ‘3 Minute …




Brushes we tried and like.

Louise Young’s Mini Super Foundation brush. The slimmer more rounded shape is perfect for blending especially around the nose and under the eyes, making a flawless base a total breeze.

For finishing powder and bronzer we love Superdry’s Kabuki brush, not only does it …



BEAUTIFY: Warm yourself up

Yep. It’s January, it’s cold and everything seems greyer than grey- including your mood. Best way to pick yourself up? Don’t be grey! In a literal sense, I mean. Now’s the time of the year to learn how to ‘do’ being pale- which means warming up your skin tone with …



BEAUTIFY: Portable Radiance

Is it just me, or did this winter come around pretty suddenly this year?

It seemed that after the hot summer the temperature hung around the 17-degree mark for two months before suddenly plummeting a few weeks ago.  This shift in temperature has meant that not only is almost everyone …




When you buy a new skin product expectation runs high. You want your complexion to undergo a visible improvement and you want instant results. However, more often than not, skin basics let us down. They fail to stay put and cover the flaws we had hoped to hide.

Yet there …



BEAUTIFY: Stay Flawless

When you hear a cliched phrase like ‘Stay Flawless’ -you tend to roll your eyes. I sure did. But in this case, things are a little different. We’re talking about the new primer from Benefit, which – unlike any other primer – is a balm that is applied to the …



BEAUTIFY: A Good Foundation

On Beautify- we often talk about skincare. But what about when you want a bit more coverage? Foundations provide an overall perfected look, and allow you to hide all the minor flaws on your skin.

One of the best foundation launches this year is the Teint Visionnaire from Lancôme. A …



BEAUTIFY: Prime Mates

I always used to hear so many things about primers and think- pfff! why would you need another moisturiser under your make up?. Lately however, I realised my mistake. Primers add that extra shine to your make up that is usually described as ‘dewy’, plus it helps your foundation stay …



Peter Jensen & Magasin du Nord’s 2013 Award

Danish fashion salon Magasin du Nord will turn 100 in 2013, and while that’s impressive in and of itself, what they’re doing to celebrate is even cooler.  For their 2013 award, which the Magasin du Nord Foundation states “is given to a talented fashion designer who possess a refined sense …