I am forever on a quest to find products that combat oily skin. Oils are my worst nemesis, seeping through about an hour after I apply makeup and ruining all my hard work. Others will look fine by 5 o’clock home time; I will look like a greasy shiny mess… not ideal. Step in e.l.f. with this absolute live-saver of a primer. No exaggeration when … Continue reading e.l.f. Oil Control Primer
It’s been a hectic few weeks for me from holiday to manic days at work, so apologies for the lack of posts! Something I have done in that time, however, is to visit MAC for a makeup lesson and thought I would write about my experience here. What is a MAC Makeup Lesson? My mum and I booked for a 90 minute makeup lesson at … Continue reading MAC Makeup Lesson: My Experience
A key to any makeup look is a flawless base. That means that the last thing you want is foundation flaking off as you’re trying to apply it. That pretty much sums up what foundation curdling is: when foundation balls up on the skin, moving and flaking as it is being applied. It makes applying your foundation smoothly almost impossible as you are left with … Continue reading Foundation Curdling: What is it & How can you Prevent it?
As someone with an especially oily T-zone, I know the struggle of trying to keep your skin matte all day. I can put my makeup on in the morning, leave the house looking completely matte and then look like an oily mess by midday. Below are some tips that I have found helpful in keeping skin oil-free all day. 1) Prime Using a good mattifying … Continue reading 7 Tips for Oily Skin: Stay Matte All Day