Posts Tagged‘Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge’

Favourite Five: Real Techniques Brushes

Real Techniques South Africa | All Dolled Up

In case you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past couple of months, you might not be aware that Real Techniques makeup tools have FINALLY launched in South Africa! *cheers* This news brings us great happiness and we are sure it is the same for many of you. But which ones do you need? Well, here’s a breakdown of my favourite five brushes from the brand to get you started: Blush Brush I think this was one of the first Real Techniques brushes I ever bought, and it’s probably the one I recommend most often to other people. It’s…

How to Cover Dark Under-Eye Circles

How to cover dark under eye circles

This post is inspired by an email we received from a reader who wanted some advice about the best way to cover her dark under-eye area. It’s something that we cover briefly in most of our video tutorials but perhaps it begs a more detailed explanation – it is an art, after all! And as much as beauty and skincare brands would love you to believe it, there is no one miracle product that will do the trick. Instead, I rely on a combination of three makeup items to banish my bags – here’s how it works: Step 1: Corrector…

Birthday Beauty Swag

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You might think that beauty bloggers don’t want beauty products for their birthdays, but you would be mistaken. I, for one, certainly do, and I am always delighted when I unwrap a gift and see something beauty-related inside. This past birthday was particularly fruitful in that regard, so I thought I would share some of my spoils with you.

Shopping the Stash #3

Shopping the Stash | All Dolled Up

I’m trying to make a concerted effort to use up more of the products I have rather than constantly buying new things. I don’t always (hardly ever) succeed but it’s the thought that counts, right?! Recently I’ve dug out a few gems though so I thought I’d share them with you: Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge Every time I pick this up and start using it again, I wonder what ever made me stop. It’s often touted as a cheaper alternative to the BeautyBlender and while I’ve never tried the latter, I can’t see how it could possibly work more…