Posts Tagged‘Make-up brushes’

Beauty Battle: Sigma E25 vs MAC 217

MAC 217 vs Sigma E25 Comparison | All Dolled Up

If there is one essential beauty tool for perfect eye make-up, then it is the blending brush. They are characterised by fine, densely-packed bristles and a firm but slightly fluffy oval shape. Designed to soften the edges of your eyeshadow and seamlessly blend shades together on the lid, they can also be used to buff on concealer and for precision powder placement.

Travel Beauty: Essential Make-up Kit

By the time you read this, I will freezing my perfectly pedicured toes off in London while scouring the high street for beauty bargains. I thought you might like to see what make-up I’m taking with me that pretty much comprises all my favourite and most-used products at the moment. I plan to buy more stuff than I can carry when I’m there so I’ve probably packed far more than I really need but at least I know I have all my essentials in case of any beauty emergencies! Products: Skin Revlon PhotoReady BB Cream Benefit High Beam Clinique Airbrush…

Beauty Spotlight: Real Techniques Make-up Brushes

By now you probably know that Camilla and I are huge fans of the gals at Pixiwoo. Sam Chapman, one of the sisters that make up the dynamic duo, has her own line of high-quality make-up brushes under the name Real Techniques. Sam has been a pro make-up artist for over 15 years and, together with sister Nic, boasts nearly one million YouTube subscribers. People like me eagerly await their twice-weekly uploads for great make-up tutorials and product reviews. With all this experience and beauty knowledge, Sam’s range of brushes was always going to be fantastic and I have not…

Beauty Spotlight: MAC 217 Blending Brush

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I was reminded this week of how wonderful this make-up brush is while on the hunt for a birthday present for my friend Donné. I was trying to think of some essential products that I use on a daily basis to give her as part of a little beauty basics kit, and suddenly the MAC 217 popped into my head. I simply couldn’t live without this magical little blending tool and here’s why: The fine, natural-fibre bristles are perfectly shaped into an oval point that makes softening the edges of your shadow a breeze. It can be used to add…