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5 Full Coverage Foundations That Will Conceal EVERYTHING

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29 January 2017

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Foundation sets the base for your makeup - if your foundation is wrong - everything just looks off. What makes a foundation right? The right shade, the right formula and the right consistency. Some people are blessed with good skin (oh, how we envy them), while others have to find a full coverage foundation and fake it till they make it.

Here is a list of 5 full coverage foundations that do not feel heavy on your skin and yet hid every blemish and spot that needs to be hidden.

Blorange — The Hair Colour You Need In 2017

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19 January 2017

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Here is your memo for the brand new hair colour trend that’s about to take over your Insta feed: A subtle mix of blood and orange (hence the name, Blorange) is attracting a lot of attention – yes, more than the tiger hair trend.

January isn’t over yet and we already have a bunch of hair trends fighting for the most popular title. Blorange - a new take on blond meets pastel with a teensy bit of pink is surely taking the lead. The funky colour is the creation of hairstylist Alex Brownsell, co-founder of Bleach London.

Top 10 Beauty Products Under AED 50

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16 January 2017

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Top 10 Beauty Products Under AED 50

Until a few years ago, drugstore makeup used to be associated with bad quality, no pigmentation and just cheap. However, with the beauty industry going through an intense amount of competition, the drugstore brands have upped their game and are today competing with high-end brands. We have scoured through heaps of drugstore beauty products to get you the 10 best products that give you the most bang for your buck.

These Beauty Trends Will Rule 2017

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8 January 2017

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2017 brings a whole new world of beauty trends, revivals and makeup products that will take centre stage on red carpets, social feeds and of course, our vanity tables.

These new it-trends are a tale of two extremes. While there is subtle artistry to contouring on one side, there is tonnes of glitter on the other. So be an early adopter and continue reading to find out the holy grail beauty trends for 2017.

This Extremely Popular Makeup Trick Is A FAIL

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4 January 2017

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Dark circles are the bane of our existence. They make you look tired, stressed out and fatigued. We cannot think of anyone who is a fan of the tired and stressed-out look.

The problem with dark circles is that they are not necessarily because of lack of sleep or being tired. In fact, dark circles are mostly a hereditary problem (thank you, mom and dad). And while you can easily get more sleep to get rid of your dark circles, you cannot do anything about your genes.

Like Diamonds? You’re Going To Love This Nail Trend

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3 January 2017

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Whoever said diamonds are a girl’s best friends was a genius, thinking way ahead of his time. And if you're even remotely like millions of girl out there who have a thing for bling, then you’re going to love this latest K-beauty trend - LED diamond nails.

South Korean manicurist, Eun-Kyung Park, has perfected this sparkly nail trend meant for the party season. She is the same genius who started took over the internet with her shattered glass nail trend. This time around, she has taken her own trend a notch up with LED diamond nails.

Bobbi Brown Is Leaving Her Namesake Brand

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22 December 2016

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Bobbi Brown Is Leaving Her Namesake Brand

After leading Bobbi Brown cosmetics for over 25 years, Bobbi Brown is stepping down from her namesake brand by the end of 2016.

A makeup artist renowned for promoting natural makeup - Bobbi Brown revolutionised the makeup industry by starting her eponymous makeup line that further promotes the message with its slogan - be who you are.

The brand, which was acquired by Estee Lauder Companies in the early nineties, will continue to exist without Bobbi.

The makeup maven is yet to reveal what she is going to do in the next chapter of her life.

The Best & Worst Waterproof Mascaras

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21 December 2016

7 Best & 3 Worst Waterproof Mascaras Decoded

The next time you see a beauty junkie crying her eyes out in public know that she is testing her new waterproof mascara.

A good water resistant mascara is an essential magic wand that we can never travel without. But the question is what constitutes as a good and sturdy mascara? Makeup brands have spoiled us rotten by launching separate mascaras for every effect. Like a child who can never have enough candy, we want'em all!

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