Violet cat eyes: how to get this pretty yet powerful beauty look

When it comes to eye make up, the-smokey-eyed look is a favourite among women. This sultry and sexy look highlights the eyes – usually with the use of dark eye shadow – but a great example of how to mix it up is this violet eyeshadow look we saw on the Jason Wu Fall 2013 runway. Smoldering violet eyes like these are both pretty and…

Metallic eyeshadow: makeup trend to master this fall

We can sense the extensive influence of the ’90s touching everything in between clothing and make-up this season. Making it all about the eyes, the return of the metallic eye shadow easily marks one of the most exciting make-up trends for fall 2013. Shimmery plums, turquoise and crimson should live on your lids when getting ready for an autumn night out. If anything, the bold…

The red lipstick shades you need this fall

It’s only safe to assume that the drastic changes in weather, accompanied by the mandatory transition to an updated and warmer wardrobe for fall 2013, will automatically find a reflection in this season’s choice of make-up. If anything, autumn awakes the taste for drama, meaning that this season more then ever before is all about the dark lip. Anything but shy, fall 2013 invites you…
Dark kisses: F/W '13
Dark kisses: F/W '13
Dark kisses: F/W '13
Dark kisses: F/W '13
Dark kisses: F/W '13
Dark kisses: F/W '13
Dark kisses: F/W '13
Dark kisses: F/W '13

How to: Vivienne Tam’s punky deep purple lips

Into the swirling mix of fashion trends for fall 2013 comes the likes of punk, grunge, and gothic. It’s no wonder that the season’s beauty trends branch off into darkness with some looks embracing heavy eyes or – as was the case with Vivienne Tam’s fall runway – deep, dark, lips. Makeup artist Maud Laceppe created a look for Vivienne Tam that featured a strong…

5 bold lips/naked eyes make-up looks to try

As autumn is slowly settling in in the northern hemisphere, you will be in need of a make-up that is able to stand out on those long, rainy days without looking like much trouble. Something effortless, but cool, bold, yet always on the sophisticated side. With the focus shifting towards the lips and the eyes becoming more of a subtle expression, the bold lips /…

How to: classic meets grunge makeup

When it comes to beauty, the mix of two opposing elements almost always results to an interesting look. This was definitely the case for the Jonathan Saunders beauty look we spotted as the models walked down the runway. Who wouldn’t fall in love with soft grungy eyes and bold lips? A good mix of classic and punk, this beauty look features the trending element of…

5 summer bronze makeup tutorials to try

I’m sure I need not evangelise the virtues of a beautiful, bronzed look during summer; or even during the straggling days of winter where you feel the need to do anything in your power to encourage the warm weather to set in quicker. A bronzed makeup look gives you both a summer mood and a healthy glow, so whether you’re currently in a part of…

5 pink lipstick beauty looks to try this weekend

Those experiencing hot weather will be delving into the fashion trends for summer 2013 with abandon, doning fresh colours and lightweight fabrics as they look to stay stylish in the heat. But even for those in the southern hemisphere, winter doesn’t preclude a vibrant lip colour to help lift one’s mood. Whether it’s a bold cherry lipstick or a vibrant fuchsia, sometimes a refreshing burst…