Tag Archives: Ilia Beauty

Carmine has been used as a dye by the Mayan and Aztec people’s for thousands of years however the use of Carmine in cosmetic formulation has become more and more controversial. In this post I am looking at the use of carmine in cosmetics and weighing up my options… So what exactly is Carmine? One of […]

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When Pat McGrath created the striking gold lips that appeared on the Spring/Summer ’16 Prada catwalk back in the Autumn, I’m not sure the wider world was quite ready. This futuristic trend appears to have been embraced however and so when Pat launched her 001 pigment earlier this year, it sold out within hours.

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“It’s always summer here” According to legendary Make-up Artist Make-up Tom Pecheux (Make-up Designer for Chanel), as he created a sun kissed sheen to faces at the Spring/Summer 2016 Balmain show last year and he isn’t wrong! Sun kissed skin is a must this summer (isn’t it always?) with Rag & Bone, Kors and Tommy Hilfiger all following suit with […]

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The worlds largest greenfield festival Glastonbury kicks off this week (it is allegedly the size of Bournemouth!) and so I thought I would put together some low maintenance beauty hints and tips which may come in handy during your stay – regardless of whether you are dancing the night away or ankle deep in mud!

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