Sponges: Beautyblender vs Real Techniques

Base application is no longer the unquestionable realm of brushes. Sponges are just as – if not more – of a popular choice these days. But these aren’t just your £1 for 6 sponges from Boots; the new breed of makeup sponges are something else altogether. The Beautyblender was undoubtedly a pioneer of the new trend, created in the early 2000’s but really bursting on … Continue reading Sponges: Beautyblender vs Real Techniques

The Best Affordable Makeup Brushes

When you’re starting out in makeup or even if you have loved it for years, the price for makeup brushes and the vast array on offer can seem a little daunting. I mean, there are about 50 different kinds of brushes for your eyes alone. Where the hell do you start!? Experimenting with cheaper options seems like a good place to start. Instead of splashing … Continue reading The Best Affordable Makeup Brushes