Beauty, Boux Avenue

What To Wear When Getting Glam

Applying make-up is an intimate event with an exclusive guest list. It’s just you, your products and the reflection in the mirror. Your reflection doesn’t gossip about the coffee-stained oversized top or rotten dressing gown you choose to wear to the event. It doesn’t tell anyone you didn’t even bother to get dressed after the […]

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A Bit Of Naranja

Orange radiates a niche glamour only held by vivid colours. I’m aware that it doesn’t cause the riot that neon green and fuchsia have proven to be capable of, but doesn’t that make it more stylistically ideal? Orange gives a nod to modernity while embracing the every-day ordinary.  It’s not a colour here to ruffle […]

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What ‘Burnt’ Means To Beauty

In the real world, the term ‘burnt’ implies scorched. We think of a hazy-morning toast mishap or blocks of wood crumbling to ash. Yet, these ideas have not transpired into the beauty world. In the beauty world, ‘burnt’ means deep oranges and tangy browns. And the beauty of this trend lies with two things: its […]

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Jeffree Star Cosmetics Blood Sugar Palette Review

If I am going to write a review of a Jeffree Star product, shall I do so in the enchanting style that he speaks? Should I have opened this piece with “Good morrr-ning!” or “Hey girl, how are YA?” I can’t help but feel that his personality comes through in his products. Vibrant, questionable colour […]

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Let Your Lips Do The Halloween Talking

There is nothing toned-down about werewolves, witches, risen-again skeletons, creepy clowns and the rest of Halloween’s scary stock types. But sometimes, it is understandable to want to tone down your Halloween make-up. Not everyone likes thick black cat-eyeliner or wants to wear cheap face paint (because who is really investing in expensive face paint for […]

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Thinking In Pink

A few months ago I wrote something about why pink and orange are the colours of Spring. My follow up from that, which I have testified to already, is that these colours have followed me into winter. Call me lazy, call me biased, but regardless of season, I’ll always lean towards bright colours.

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Show-Stopping Soft Glam

Everyone knows that the show–stopper of soft glam is perfect concealer. All that your face demands in soft glam moments is well-concealed under-eyes and a positively bright forehead.

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