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how to repurpose skincare products

What to do with skincare products you no longer like

There’s nothing worse than realizing that a skincare product you bought is no longer working. Or maybe you’re just no longer into it, have found something better or it was kind of a fail from the beginning. What to do? Barring the possibility of returning it, I found some ways to repurpose unloved, yet pricey products you can’t stomach to just bin.READ MORE

how to feel and look better when you've got a cold

How to feel (and look) better when you’ve got a cold

Is everybody sick right now? It totally looks like that. I came back from my fun trip to Seoul with a cold of death ™ that knocked me out for about a week, during which I lay moaning on the sofa. Here’re my three top tips how to feel marginally human again when you’ve got the worst cold in history.READ MORE

how to pair lips and cheeks

Three lipstick and blush dream teams that work

I do have my makeup routines. I guess everyone has. The looks that always work, the fallback looks when you’re feeling crap or if you’ve got 10 minutes left. And then you break out of your routine, and start to wonder – does this new lipstick work with this look? How about this blush, does it work? How to pair lips and cheeks, dammit?READ MORE

Tutorial mineral foundation with spf

Why mineral foundation is great in summer (plus a beauty hack)

I tend to wear mineral makeup with SPF when it gets hot. I’ve combination skin that gets shiny very quickly in the heat. Generally, while liquid foundations break down really quickly in those conditions, mineral foundation doesn’t for me. If you’ve got dry skin, though, that might be different. But I found the perfect beauty hack for a super quick and easy application that’s great for all skin types.READ MORE

Difficult eyeshadow formulas and how to conquer them (& a review of MAC’s Dazzleshadows)

Recently MAC came out with a new eyeshadow formula, the Dazzleshadows, which, well, dazzle. They’re full of little reflective glitters, and while that looks absolutely gorgeous in a swatch, when you apply it with your usual brush – the horror! Fallout all over your face. That got me thinking, because I guess we all have that eyeshadow graveyard full of gorgeous shadows that are a b***** to apply. Here’re our best application tips for challenging eyeshadow formulas and our best tools that will help you with that.READ MORE

Clubelle Makeover Session

As part of the Clubelle experience and in relation to my 100 days makeup look, Maggie Cappeletti, the founder of Clubelle, invited us to try out the service and have a personal consultation session with her.

I started out feeling a bit skeptical, as I always do when I am going to a makeover, feeling like “Oh, I totally know what I am doing, I don’t need any more advice, I just like the feeling of getting the makeover!”READ MORE

Beauty Founder Stories: Maggie Cappelletti, makeup artist and beauty coach

While working on twindly, we’ve met a lot of fascinating people from the beauty industry. What’s better, after all, than sitting around a table and chatting about beauty? We’d love to do that with all of you reading this! But alas, because that’s quite impossible, we’ve started this interview series in which we’ll ask insiders like MUAs, small business founders and influencers how they perceive beauty and ask them to share their best tips and tricks with us all. So, grab a chair and a coffee and come and join us!READ MORE