Benefit Complexionista

Be a complexionista with Benefit's latest palette - Complexionista! Benefit is fantastic at creating these palettes, and this one is perfect for anyone who loves a bit of highlighting and contouring. It features some of Benefit's best loved products - all in one place! And, the packaging is SO cute. Inside you will find Boi-ing concealer, Hoola Bronzer, Holla Lite, Watt's Up! Highlighter, and Dandelion Twinkle. This set is a … [Read more...]

Benefit’s new Hoola family additions

Benefit have added two new products to their best-selling Hoola family this month - the Hoola Quickie Contour Stick, and Hoola Lite. The Hoola bronzer is the UK's best-selling bronzer, and this new Hoola Lite is just a lighter version of it. It's still a bronzer, ir's still matte, and it's in the same packaging, with the same brush. But if you are very fair, or just want a lighter bronzer, you now have a choice.   The … [Read more...]

Tom Ford’s Shade And Illuminate Expansion

Tom Ford Beauty launched their original Shade and Illuminate Cheek product  a few years ago, and have now brought out some new shades. There was a lot of blogger criticism online that the original 'didn't contour' enough, but I don't think Mr Ford was ever going for a full-on Kardashian contour product. The shades in this product are sheer, but buildable, and if you are a little bit afraid of contouring, they are perfect! There are two new shade … [Read more...]

Clarins DO Contouring!

Clarins launch a contouring palette this month. It's limited, and I am interested to know what Clarins fans will make of it. Contouring is a massive trend in beauty, but is it on the way out? Perhaps. But there is still a market for it, and this new contouring palette will tap into that. It's a pretty simple palette with three shades, to create flattering angles,  to enhance features, to give a luminous complexion that has defined contour and … [Read more...]

Seventeen are non-touring, not contouring!

What on earth does that mean, I wondered when the press release landed on my desk - Move over Contouring, Hello Non-touring!, it proclaimed. According to SEVENTEEN at Boots, using highlighters to enhance your natural features - the non-touring trend - is simple, guaranteed to give you that all important dewy glow, and was seen on the Burberry, Roberto Cavalli and Victoria Beckham SS16 catwalks. Okay, non-touring is a pretty nonsense idea, but … [Read more...]

Estee Lauder’s New Dimension Phase 2

Last September Estee Lauder launched their New Dimension transformative collection - and now comes New Dimension Phase 2. The hashtag for this collection is #BestAngle, and it's all about shapes and angles - empowering women to transform and define their appearance, without fillers, surgery, etc. The original products included a serum, a liquid tape, and sculpting and contouring kits.  Next month sees the launch of three new products to the … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Make Up Tutorial: Contouring

Our customer care advisor Julie Marie got a sexy Valentine’s make up look from Stefanie in Sculptur David Lloyd Centre in Anniesland. Here's the second part of the tutorial and something a lot of people struggle with - contouring! For make up offers from Stefanie at @ Sculptur starting from £10, click here> … [Read more...]

Hello Cheekbones with Clinique!

Contouring. If you're a beauty fan, you will be hugely familiar with that word. We've blogged about contouring before, and here we are again, with Clinique launching three new products next month that will create perfect cheekbones, and contoured areas of your face. Clinique's new contour products come in, what else, but Chubby sticks - Chubby Stick Sculpting Contour, and Chubby Stick Sculpting Highlight. These cheekbone highlighting and … [Read more...]

Smashbox Contour Kit

I am not, and probably never will be, a big fan of the Kardashians. They're not really on my radar, if I am honest But, of course, you can't completely escape them, can you? And one thing I have paid a wee bit of attention to is how their love of contouring sent  that particular makeup trick to the top of our beauty tips lists! Here's Kim in that famous contouring image. I had my makeup done once for a ball, a good few years ago, and the … [Read more...]