The thought for this post came to me while chatting with my lovely sister-in-law the other evening. One of the truly wonderful things about makeup is that there is no one right way to do it. In spite of what some beauty gurus and influencers would have you believe, there is no “one true way”. However you do it, it works. If you spend 2 … Continue reading An Average Morning
So, me banging on about brush/tool hygiene is hardly anything new by this point, right? A while back I came across this page: You might want to cut your makeup sponge or beautyblender in half right now Click-bait-y headline notwithstanding, it made for interesting reading. Cosmopolitan also picked up the same story: https://www.cosmopolitan.com/style-beauty/beauty/news/a55780/cut-you-makeup-sponge-in-half/ To spare you the extra reading if you’re not in the mood, the … Continue reading How clean is your Beautyblender?
So, at the end of yesterday’s post I said that Friday night was brush cleaning night – in the event, I was so shattered after last week that I didn’t get to it until this morning. I thought I’d take a few pictures as I went along and show you what I do to keep my brushes happy. I’ll put a link at the bottom … Continue reading Brushes, part 2 – Care & Feeding
Brush pot available here. “Hello Beautiful” mirror from Fox & Ivy for Tesco. Lavender room scenter candle from Melt. Brushes! Hurrah! Brushes are one of my new favourite things. One of the things I learnt very, very early on is that makeup as a whole is just that much easier when you have the right tools for the job. As a rule, the teeny tiny brushes … Continue reading Brushes!