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Rocking red with Illamasqua

Illamasqua has a YouTube channel and lately it’s been featuring some fun and easy make-up tutorials courtesy of the efforts of Rose. I really enjoyed watching the Bat Woman Inspired Halloween Make-Up look, which uses the risky colour of red as the main theme. Realising the shame that I possess every product Rose uses in this tutorial (bar the new bat lashes which I want for no valid reason), I thought I would have a crack at attempting to recreate Rose’s look. It needs some work on my part but for a practice run, I’m glad it didn’t turn out

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Maybelline New York Nail Art Masterclass

Last night I attended a nail art masterclass courtesy of Maybelline New York. Now if I can achieve a manicure without painting my knuckles, that’s a big accomplishment for me so to take things to the next level with nail art was pushing the boat out, particularly when Leanne of Do Not Refreeze put me to shame with her fantastic skills. But nail art is something I’ve been curious about for ages and here was my chance to find out how to do clever things like ombre nails or a leopard design with the guidance of expert nail artist Michelle

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