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19 Awesome AF Christmas Gifts For Your Bestie

Your BFF status will be ensured with these next level gift ideas.

December 14, 2016

5 Eyelash Curlers That Actually Work

Are you tired of using the same old eyelash curlers that don’t actually curl your lashes? We’re talking about the ones that bend the lash at a weird angle, instead of curling it in the first place – what a waste of time and money!

Eyelash curlers can seem scary enough – you’re clamping your lashes into a thick piece of metal that’s extremely close to your eyes; it can be a bit daunting at first. So to take away any doubt you might have, we’ve tried and tested 5 eyelash curlers that are worth every cent, are safe to use, and actually work.

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Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler, $29

Starting off with a cult favourite, this list would be nothing without the Shu Uemura eyelash curlers. They fit perfectly over the entire upper lash line and hold a curl for ages. You don’t even need to apply mascara!

5 Eyelash Curlers (That Actually Work!)

e.l.f Eyelash Curler, $3.00

Even though this is a cheaper product, it certainly does the trick! Use on clean, dry lashes and remember to change the pads every few months. It’s also equipped with a comfortable grip so your fingers won’t slip!

5 Eyelash Curlers (That Actually Work!)

Laura Mercier Eyelash Curler, $25

This one might seem a little scary at first, but we promise you will only have the best results!

The convenient easel handle flips down and applies just enough pressure to give your lashes extra lift. It comes with one replacement pad, but you should be changing these regularly to avoid the build-up of product and bacteria.

5 Eyelash Curlers (That Actually Work!)

Blinc Heated Eyelash Curler, $35.95

This revolutionary new product by Blinc combines the look of a mascara, with the technique of a sleek, compact eyelash curler. The temperature slightly heats up to give your lashes a natural curl – yes, even those little ones in your inner corner!

5 Eyelash Curlers (That Actually Work!)

Shiseido Eyelash Curler, $26

Another cult product made popular within the YouTube beauty community is the Shideido eyelash curler. Why? It’s gentle enough to curl your lashes without bending them and won’t cause fall-out like other products do.

5 Eyelash Curlers (That Actually Work!)Have you tried any of these eyelash curlers? What are your thoughts on them?

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March 11, 2015

Get The Look: 60’s-Inspired Makeup At David Jones

We’re obsessed with the 60’s-inspired makeup at the David Jones Spring/Summer 2013/2014 launch. shu uemura International Artistic Director Kakuyasu Uchiide created this stunning Italian Riviera meets poolside glamour makeup to compliment the season’s catwalk look. Here’s how to get the look:

Face

1. Using your fingers, gently massage shu uemura Instant Glow Stage Performer all over the face.

2, Using shu uemura Brush 18, apply shu uemura Face Architect Illuminating Moisture Fluid Foundation and conceal under the eyes and any imperfections if necessary.

3. Using Natural Brush 20h, apply shu uemura Glow On Medium Bronze P780 to the contour of your the cheek.

Eyes

1. Draw a thick line using shu uemura Painting Liner in Gold, then draw a thinner black line using shu uemura Painting Liner in Black and flick it at the end, to define the shape of the eye.

2. Thicken and define brows with shu uemura Hard Formula in Brown.

Lips

1. Using a shu uemura kolinsky Lip Brush, apply shu uemura Rouge Unlimited Supreme Matte BG930 over the lips.

2. Use the shu uemura Eyelash Curler to curl the lashes and then apply shu uemura Ultimate Natural Mascara in Black to your top lashes.

What do you think of this chic, 60’s-inspired makeup?

August 13, 2013

Get The Look: Summer Makeup At David Jones

shu uemura International Artistic Director Kakuyasu Uchiide created this sunny, summery makeup for the David Jones Spring/Summer 2013/2014 launch to compliment the season’s catwalk style, focusing on glossy lips and long lashes. Here’s how to get the look:

Face

1. Using your fingers, gently massage shu uemura Instant Glow Stage Performer all over the face.

2. Using shu uemura Brush 18, apply shu uemura Face Architect Illuminating Moisture Fluid Foundation and conceal under the eyes and any imperfections if necessary.

3. Using shu uemura Natural Brush 20h, apply shu uemura Glow On P540 Soft Orange to the contour of your the cheek

Eyes

1. Using shu uemura Kolinsky Sable Brush 10, press shu uemura Pressed Eye Shadow Soft Gold ME335 eye shadow all over the lids, fill the upper lash line with shu uemura Painting Liner in Black and draw along the lower rim with shu uemura Drawing Pencil in ME Pink.

2. Gently remove shu uemura Slant Black False Eyelashes from the platform, apply a few drops of the shu uemura Eyelash Adhesive to the base of the false lashes. Apply the false lashes along your lash line, wait for 5-6 seconds for the adhesive to dry.

3. Apply a thin layer of shu uemura Ultimate Natural Mascara in Black.

Lips

1. Apply shu uemura Gloss Unlimited BR10S on the lips.

Would you try this summer makeup look?

August 13, 2013