Real Techniques Collection & Review

rtreview

Ok so, three brushes is probably too small to call a collection but, anyway. Over the last few years I have accumulated a few brushes from Samantha Chapman’s ever growing collection of Real Techniques makeup brushes. I have honestly recommended them to anyone that will listen and even managed to convince a couple of friends to buy some! They’re fab, super affordable brushes and have lasted really well down through the years (think I bought their Stippling Brush back in 2011!). For all you animal lovers the brushes are cruelty free, made instead from 100% synthetic bristles. Continue reading

Create the Perfect Smokey Eye

 IMAG0326_m

5 Tricks to Get You Started

  • Whether you’re using vibrant colours or the traditional neutral shades, one rule applies to all – blend! Smokey eye makeup can still be dramatic without being harsh, so blend out the darkest shades.
  • The trick to getting the best gradient is to build layers. It takes longer but the softer, sultry end result is worth it.

Continue reading