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Blush Board: Party Time

It’s been a while since I’ve put together a Blush Board, so I thought I’d put all of my pinning to good use for a party-centric piece. There’s lots more to come on Slappshop.com, but in the meantime, here’s a little inspiration to keep you going! Advertisements

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Introducing… Maybelline’s Loaded Bold Lipsticks

Blush writer Annie is back with another gem from across the pond.  I feel like I’ve been messing with makeup long enough now, that bland pretty things just aren’t appealing to me anymore. The problem is that weird, ugly, experimental makeup products are usually the reserve of high end brands for editorial shoots and haute […]

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Get the Look – Nude Lips for Dark Skin

  Finding anything ‘nude’ coloured when you’re darker of skin can be a huge challenge. At my school, we were supposed to wear skin coloured tights; a requirement that lead to me either wearing orangey fake tan nylons or stockings that made me look as though I’d been dipped in sickly beige paint. When it […]

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Blush Tests… Gold Lips @ Prada

At Blush we often look to the catwalk for inspiration, but what with the no make-up make-up and berry lips we’ve seen for Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter, things have been getting a little samey of late. So I asked Blush contributor Annie, to road test  this season’s most radical look and brave Prada’s gold […]

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Berry Lips are Back – Get the Look

Unlike florals in Spring, berry lips in autumn never go out of style- thank god, because pink looks horrendous on me. This season creamy mattes and soft sheens take centre stage. if you’re in need of some inspiration, look to queen of the Bordeaux lip Joan Smalls. The supermodel has become so well known for […]

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The Top 8 AW15 Beauty Trends

There’s nothing like a beauty roundup, to get you ready for the season ahead. Unlike seasons before, Autumn/Winter ’15 was neither minimal nor extreme, but somewhere safely in between. As always kohl liner featured heavily, as did fashion’s penchant for purity – with perfectly prepped faces and groomed and full brows, taking centre stage once […]

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Get the Look – Bold Lips for Bank Holiday

It’s bank holiday weekend and even though BBC says it will be raining I refuse to accept it. I will be in a pub garden somewhere with my sunnies on sipping on a cold pint of cider and black (I’m a classy bird!) Wherever you’ll be, I think this four day weekend calls for a […]

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Get the Look – Rihanna Does Pretty at The Grammys

Rihanna stunned on the red carpet at last week’s Grammys and it wasn’t just due to her vintage rose giambattista valli couture gown. The Bajan superstar has been killing it recently with her creative looks: the Da Brat style braids and brown beige lipstick for the I-D cover and the swept back hair and metallic […]

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Get the Look- Cara’s Bronze Eyes

You’ve probably already seen Cara’s latest campaign for Tom Ford’s Black Orchid. Whilst boys the world over are no doubt oogling her side boob, we’ve only got eyes for, Cara’s eyes. The young supermodel demonstrates the perfect party eyes, and brows and lips in the fragrance campaign. Whilst we love a blacked out smokey eye, […]

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Blush Asks…Hannah Newman

She’s a super stylist championing all that is whimsical and her recent work is currently being exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery, featuring yours truly. We pinned down the always on-point Hannah Newman to chat blue eyeliner and the best blusher for pale complexions. Name Hannah Newman Occupation Menswear Stylist Where do you buy your […]

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Look of the day – Gemma Arterton – Get the look

It may be still fairly warm but Gemma Arterton proved that it’s never too early for a leather skirt. The British actress gave a nod to the the very much still swinging sixties with a side-parted up do and Louboutin leopard print bag. Paying tribute to her fellow Brit brands, Arterton teamed a smart cream […]

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Blush loves…lipstick

Summer calls for sunnies, so there’s little point spending hours perfecting your cat eye. A great lipstick is as transformative as it is strangely uplifting and the only thing anyone will see so you may as well pick a goody. My go to brands are Topshop (because they’re a bargain), Tom Ford (because they’re really […]

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Campaign Trailing – Berry Lips are Back for Givenchy Fall 2014

Berry lips have been off the radar for a while now, but for some reason last weekend- out of nowhere, I whipped out my Chanel, Rouge Coco Shine No.92. It was a sultry saturday evening, my eyes were a Nars shade of copper bronze, I’d caught the sun and it just seemed fitting. After a […]

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Santigold for Smashbox

Santigold, the superstar of the underground and Philadelphia’s answer to M.I.A, is a cult icon thanks to her unique style, consistently great music and her down-to-earth personality; She also happens to be a dab hand at collage. A skill she used to create the album-cover worthy compacts in her collection for Smashox.  Smashbox, the cosmetics brand […]

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Blush Asks…Make-up Artist Louise Goodson

In less than a fortnight Blush is going on the road to Isle of Wight Festival. In preparation we met up with some very cool make-up artists, but the one we loved the most was Louise Goodson. Not only is Louise super talented but she’s also a DJ and will be contributing to Blush. In anticipation […]

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Blush’s Top 10 Summer Beauty Buys.

We promised her and here she is, the fabulous Arina H is here to get you prepped for Summer. With June just around the corner it’s high time we put aside all the products we were using during the winter. Blush picks ten beauty must-haves that will help you get prepared for the looming heat wave. […]

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Look of the day – Diane Kruger

Actress Diane Kruger, looked a vision white Elie Saab at Berlinale International Film Festival this week. Kruger was in town, to promote her new film The Better Angels, and fittingly opted for a modern take on an angelic outfit. Kruger’s belted white Elie Saab dress, was a nod to a trend we’ll all be wearing […]

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