Why your foundation looks shit… and how to fix it with science!

Cake Face Foundation

Why does my foundation look cakey? It’s the most Googled foundation phrase out there because so many of us are fundamentally fucking up our foundation. I’d like to start with a massive disclaimer: I’m by no means any kind of scientist and pretty much flunked chemistry at school, but I’m pretty good with makeup, and will YouTube the life out of a beauty problem until I find a solution, so here-in lies my own foundation-findings, from pure science (kind of) to totally tried and tested. If it worked for me, it might work for you, too!

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SS20 eyeshadow trends: go bold (and stay home!)

Beauty mag

As a beauty fan, I love to keep up to date with the latest trends coming off the catwalk – there’s always something creative on show just wild and ripe enough for inspiration picking, but what I’ll always say when it comes to high fashion is take it with a pinch of salt, and consider adapting the looks to suit your own style. Here’s the latest feature I did for Cambridge Edition magazine, which can also be read for free online, here.

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At home lash lift LVL & brow lamination

At home lash lift and brow lamination

Having been almost a couple of months since I last had eyelash extensions in, I got tempted to do my own at-home LVL lash lift treatment, and brow lamination, and with a whole bunch of time on my hands while furloughed from work, that’s exactly what I did. Read on for my experience and tips…

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Neal’s Yard: Project Frankincense

Neal's Yard Project Frankincense

Earlier this week I received a PR email about Frankincense from the lovely Adele at Neal’s Yard. I thought in February it was a little early to be promoting something to directly associated with Christmas, but reading on my interest was immediately piqued by the details in her letter. I had no idea how ‘endangered’ frankincense had become, or indeed even where it comes from…

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Microblading at Cambridge Contour Clinic

If you’re into the beauty scene and are on Instagram, chances are you’ll be well aware of microblading. It’s the trend that’s swept the nation, giving those perfect ‘I woke up like this’ brows that can last around a year – yes, that’s a whole year without having to pencil in! Now, let’s get real, while microblading offers a more natural look than ‘classic’ block-style tattooing, it’s still a serious commitment, and I urge anyone to arm themselves with plenty of research before taking the plunge.

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