So we've gone and done a lot of crying in order to choose our top five waterproof mascaras. All jokes aside, though, your wedding day is probably the one day in your life you can guarantee you will cry, so it's important to turn up prepared. Waterproof mascara isn't everyone's cup of tea day-to-day, but it is the perfect bridal beauty product. We've gone for staying power, volume and a smooth consistency. Click through.
Backstage at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia we spotted more than a few beauty trends, but we also kept a tally of the most-used products. Session stylists and makeup artists work hard and fast behind the scenes, and it's the "heroes" that become their multi-tasking, fix-all, use everywhere and on everything products. If you're wondering what your next beauty purchase might be, step this way.
MBFWA kicks-off April 8 and to celebrate, Maybelline NY and We Are Handsome have put their heads together to bring you a fashion week only, Color Sensational Vivids Lip Color range. Three knock-out bold and colourful prints have been uniquely designed by the Australian designers to package and compliment these hot lips: Hot Plum, Vivid Rose and Shocking Coral. “It is exciting for us to collaborate with Maybelline and bring our partnership to life in a new, different and unexpected way,” said We Are Handsome founders and designers, Indhra Chagoury and Jeremy Somers. These fashion forward shades are available for eight weeks and can be purchased from Coles and Woolworths for $16.95 each.
For those of us needing a little help transitioning our makeup from from Spring brights to warmer hues, look no further than Karlie Kloss. The model was lounging poolside yesterday with her fellow Victoria's Secret Angels to celebrate the launch of the brand's 2013 swim collection. But instead of the string bikinis, it was Karlie's makeup that left us totally inspired. Her metallic smoky eye was the perfect juxtaposition for her dewy makeup and pink lips and cheeks, creating an ace pairing of Spring makeup transitioning to Autumn/Winter.
To get the look, start out with your metallic shadows on your lids. Maybelline Color Tattoo Eyeshadow in Painted Purple ($11.95) with a dusting of Bobbi Brown Metallic Cream Shadow in Candlelight ($50) in the corners of eyes is a great combo to mimic Karlie's application. Then keep your lips and cheeks very Spring with a cream blush like Prestige Mineral Blush in Peach ($22.50) to add a soft glow to the apples of your cheeks. Finish with a swipe of a pearlescent pink like Revlon Colorburst Lip Butter in Candy Apple ($21.95). You'll give new life to your makeup look this season.
Last night we revealed her catchy cover of the Debbie Harry classic, "One Way or Another", as part of her role as the face of JAG's Get Back campaign, and now it's time to learn a little bit about Ruby Rose's real life beauty habits (try saying that five times fast!). We visited the set as she was being made up with sexy smoky eyes and those blonde extensions, and chatted all things short hair, makeup, femininity and more. Click through.
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Another week, another very beautiful blogger profile. Fab took us inside her very enviable wardrobe earlier this week and now, we're onto the prods. Harper & Harley's Sara Donaldson has a very classic aesthetic, and the same goes for her makeup choices. She's known to fall hard for a bright, matte lip; and her hair is the closest thing to Olivia Palermo perfection we've seen. Sara recently featured in the Miss Vogue social media campaign, but we've been crushin' for years... Come with?
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She looked a treat in her Giambattista Valli dress (hello legs), but it was Diane Kruger's eggshell blue nails that had us in a spin yesterday. It's a curious colour contrast, but at the same time, just so right. Yesterday's Oscars capped-off a whirlwind awards season, and we noticed a huge lean towards nude, taupe and grey nails — a big nod to the Spring 2013 trends. Now as much as we love an understated nail (and watching a runway trend come to life), Diane's baby blues made the perfect mod statement at Vanity Fair's after party. To copy the look on your own talons, keep reading.
Whether it's to get into the Summer spirit or just to add some colour to your makeup routine, a standout lip shade is the quickest way to make the beach-to-bar transition this season. Not into bold lips? These pretty nudes will have you covered. When going for a strong lip hue, all you really need is a light covering of foundation and a subtle dose of mascara — it's best to let your lips do all the talking with this look! These 10 lip shades range from pinks to extra-dark plums, and there's an affordable colour for every skin tone and personality. Click on to find your perfect match!
From innovative mascara formulas and wands to colour-adjusting makeup, there are so many things to buy, try, and fall in love with at the chemist. And with such great prices, you can afford to make a mistake or two when it comes to choosing a new foundation or lipstick. But of everything you bought this year, which makeup brand came out tops? Vote below and tell us what you think.
When we look back at the pictures we've shared on Instagram over the past week, they kind of scream "Summer" to us. From beautiful tropical prints (on nails and clothing!) to an amazing surfboard being gifted to FabSugar editor Ali and bright and beautiful makeup colours hitting Alison's desk, everything has us craving to be out in the sunshine. Of course, we've gotta work (shame) so when we weren't checking out cool new season collections, eating cupcakes or testing products, we were writing up about Kate Middleton's pregnancy, learning about clever developments in the science of beauty and celebrating the approaching end of the year with some of our mates. There's so much more that kept us busy — click through the gallery to check it all out!