Beauty, Makeup

Tips To Make Your Make-up Last All Day

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Have you ever spent ages applying your makeup in the morning, and then come home later that day to see raccoon eyes and foundation marks or dried out skin and spots appearing again? Just a few simple changes in your makeup routine will help your beautiful makeup last much longer. 1. Wash Your Face. Washing away dirt, serum and old makeup will help your fresh makeup last a lot longer. If you put fresh makeup on a dirty face, it’ll tend to slip off or flake away. Wash your face in the morning, before putting on makeup. Don’t use harsh soap on your face.

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How To Tie Infinity Pleat Round Gele Like A Pro(Video)

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Gele has been in African culture and traditions for centuries it gives any outfit a popping effect, it commands elegance to the next level of  fashion.  A gele should not be mistaken for turban, it’s an accessory worn with a traditional Nigerian outfit. It is usually worn by females with a traditional attire, for special occasions like weddings, naming ceremonies, burials, church service, and religious celebration. Gele is perfect for the chick futuristic and fashion fawar. Here is a video on how to tie your own gele for your parties. Watch and learn.   Source: Greennews

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Beauty, Makeup

This Is How To Use Kajal To Make Your Eyes Pop Out

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There’s just something about kajal-rimmed eyes that bring a subtle but magical touch to our look. So much so that our eyes feel incomplete without a dash of kohl. If you’re a girl who can’t step out of the house without a few black swipes of this makeup du jour or you rely on it to dramatize your eyes on occasion, you definitely need to read these kajal tips and tricks. From applying it right to amplifying the look, follow these tips to highlight your eyes like never before. 1. Are You Using The Right One? Since kajal is probably

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Beauty, Makeup, Vendors

5 Tips To Consider Before Choosing Your Bridal Make up Artist

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Choosing the right makeup artist for your big day is as important as your venue and wedding dress. He or she will be responsible for the way you look on the most important day of your life. So here, five ways to ensure you’ve got the right man or woman for your wedding.   1. Decide the look you’re going to go for This is important as different makeup artists specialise in different looks. Of course, most of them will be able to give you the look you want, but it’s still best to know what you want before approaching

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Beauty, Makeup

The Difference Between Primers And Mattifiers To Know Which Is Ideal For You

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These days, there are a multitude of products out there that allow us to achieve a flawless face in minutes, even if our skin is less than perfect. Mattifiers and primers are two such product categories created to give us the perfect complexion. However, the question becomes, “Which of these products is best for my skin type?” To help you figure out which one is ideal for you, we did some digging to find out the differences between primers and mattifiers. Primers What they do: Primers are sort of like insurance for your makeup. Although they often wear many hats

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Celebrity Gist, Fashion & Beauty, Makeup

Mavin Records Star, Di’Ja Is The Face Of Trim And Prissy

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Mavin Records Artiste Di’Ja has been unveiled as the new face of Nigerian makeup brand Trim and Prissy with a series of gorgeous and stunning photos. The singer shared some photos on her Instagram page and stated that her collaboration with the brand is all about “Girl power”. Check out gorgeous photos below. Source: www.stylehubng.com

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Beauty, Makeup

Which Will Make You More Beautiful-Prestige or Drugstore Makeup. In Short, Cheap Or Expensive

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If you are a make-up addict that loves to spend asinine amount on beauty products, then the dilemma of choosing between drugstore and prestige products is so real. For some, luxury brands is a must; Iman, Loreal, Black opal, MAC,etc are the only options that can make them look uber fabulous. And for others, as long as the end result gives them a good to go look, they aren’t checking price tag to know what to buy. Let’s ask a simple question- which is a better deal when buying make-up; cheap or expensive? I assume you picked expensive. After all,

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Makeup

Return Of The Mariah Carey MAC Collection

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Pop diva Mariah Carey is back with MAC Cosmetics, launching her second collaboration with the brand, this one inspired by her latest album The Elusive Chanteuse. In stores Dec. 8, the 20-piece-plus collection is holiday/winter-glam themed, including a “true gold shimmer” Lipglass called “Little Miss Monroe” after her daughter and “All I Want,” a champagne shimmer lipstick named in honor of her megahit Christmas song. “Mariah is the over-the-top pop and beauty icon,” said MAC creative director James Gager. “She exudes elegance, glamour, sophistication and a sense of fun…and her collection will be everything you think of when you think

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Beauty, Makeup

Our Cosmetic Products Are Better Than MAC- Doris Michaels Cosmetics At 10th Year Anniversary

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While there are many darker shades of skin foundations available from multi-national make-up companies in their make-up ranges, they are not actually made to suit black women’s skin; which is made up completely differently to Caucasian, Hispanic and oriental skin. Because of this, and her knowledge of the cosmetics industry, Doris Michaels started the only UK Cosmetics Company created exclusively for black women 10 years ago. “I want to give every black woman the opportunity to enhance their personal beauty with the best possible cosmetics to suit their skin. Our brand does exactly that, and at a low cost, our

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Red Lipstick – 6 Rules To Observe When Using It

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Have you ever felt that something isn’t just right with your red lipstick? Have you ever stared so long at the mirror trying to look smashing in it like the girls from the magazine? Then you’re not alone darling! We all must have encountered the experience of trying to debug the secret to looking hot in red lipstick. The following are some rules to keep in mind when going red! Know the Shade that best suits your skin tone   One big secret to choosing red lipstick is first: to know that there are many colour shades suited for various

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I Am One Of The POWERHOUSES In The Make-up Industry- Abeke Makeovers Explodes!

It wasn’t all shades of sweet rainbow colours on the Instagram handle of one of Nigeria’s celebrated and award winning make up artists, Funmilola Olurinola, popularly known as Abeke Makeovers.  In a lengthy one piece post, she decried the way and manner certain clients seem to undervalue her artistry and can’t be gracious enough to respect her charges based on her accomplishments and skills. “My WCW today is ME @abekemakeovers. Yes allow me today. You see, people come to my studio and say that they didnt know that I did makeup and I’ll be like seriously?” “So just so I stop

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Beauty, Fashion & Beauty, Makeup

Learn the Beauty Basics: Flawless Foundation, Highlight, & Contour Routine

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Every Lady wants to know the makeup basics! When applying makeup, knowing how to go about it goes a long way. Besides, you will save yourself time,money,and energy. In this video by Naturally Sunny, you will learn the basic makeup rudiments and how to achieve a flawless foundation, highlight, and contour look.   Watch the video below;     Source: Weddingdigestnaija

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Health, Makeup

Model Warns About Makeup Brushes After Getting A Staphylococcus Infection

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For one model, her glamorous job came with a seriously unhealthy side effect: a staph infection in her eye. Most of us think of models as having the most glamorous life — fancy clothes, tropical location shoots, beautiful hair and stunning makeup — what’s not to admire? But for one model, the job came with a seriously unhealthy side effect: a staph infection in her eye. Anthea Page, of Australia, wrote about the infection on Instagram. “Models have it good most of the time, especially in Australia, however there are health/hygiene risks involved for models and anyone using testers or

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Blogs, Fashion & Beauty, Makeup

Toyin Aimakhu Turned An Aged Woman On Set Of Movie (Photos)

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Nollywood Actress, Toyin Aimakhu, convincingly appears aged with the power of makeup on set of new movie, Feyintola Olobi, as directed by Actress Ronke Oshodioke. Sincerely, this adventure of makeup transformation can really be misleading- As it transforms ugly ladies to extremely beautiful ladies, so it transforms otherwise.   Source

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All That Glitters…is Apparently Tears!

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Yet another bizarre trend that seems to be abuzz on social media is glitter tears. This trend basically creates an illusion that you have cried…and the look is created by applying some glitter under the eye. Instagram vloggers and makeup artistes across the globe are already uploading pictures and videos on how to get this look. The best part, though, is that this trend has no rules. You can keep it subtle or go overboard with glitter. Here’s how to get the look… Start by applying a foundation. Make sure you line your eyes using an eyeliner, since you will

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10 Nigerian Owned Beauty Brands You Should Know

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Due to the economic situation in Nigeria at the moment,makeup prices have doubled so we’ve been looking into indigenous alternatives -since their manufactures ship to Nigeria directly, it reducing cost greatly We have complied a list of some Nigerian makeup brands that have been on our radar for a while. Have you used any of their products? Elsas Pro Bees Lashes   R&R Luxury   House of Tara   BM Pro   Taos Cosmetics   Sit Pretty Lashes   Ease Cosmetics   Bolwin Cosmetics   Hegai and Ester       culled thefashionengineer.com

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Beauty & Wellness, Makeup

Ouch! Your Make-up Purse Can Give You Staphylococcus

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Deep in the depths of your makeup bag, there are some shocking truths that you’d probably rather not know. From that year-old liquid foundation to those unwashed brushes, there’s a lot of bacteria building up. And while we’ve been turning a blind eye, it’s been multiplying. Big time. “It’s a well-known fact that makeup bags are a breeding ground for bacteria,” explains Dr. Anjali Mahto, consultant dermatologist at the Cadogan Clinic. “Many laboratory-based tests where makeup items have been swabbed have shown the growth of all sorts of different microbes that can cause infection.” Nancy Crossley, makeup artist and founder

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Mini Haul from Abuja Makeup Fair.

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Hey beauties, It was a a very wet weekend and it’s at time like this I am grateful for dry land (no disrespect to you Islanders   , it was also a fantastic opportunity to rest a bit ahead of the new week and month- yep, we are hitting the all famous EMBER months this week. I was at the  Abuja makeup fair as an exhibitor with Beauty Essentials by N’sure and I must confess I had a blast. I am pretty sure it won’t be out of place if I take a little time to say thank you to

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