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The Week In Review

Sometimes it’s just really, really really nice to take a little time off and relax. I’ll be back posting new beauty news and reviews on swatchgirl.com in a few days. See you then! xo…

#EOTD - Gold and Purple Eye Makeup

#EOTD – Gold and Purple Eye Makeup

I feel like I’ve been bunkered down wearing nothing but taupe/neutral/grey shadows for the past six months which is, y’know, fine, but lately I’ve been feeling the need for colour. Not a huge amount…

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Camera Quest: on the hunt for the perfect camera

Is there anything in the world more frustrating than shopping for a new DSLR camera? It ranks right up there with buying a car on my ughhhhhh scale of purchases I really don’t…

#EOTD: Pretty In Pink Eye Makeup

#EOTD: Pretty In Pink Eye Makeup

Today I’m feeling pretty in pink with this delicate ballerina pink eye makeup. Products used: Too Faced Shadow Insurance, MAC Shroom eyeshadow, MAC Yoghurt eyeshadow, MAC Sushi Flower eyeshadow, Make Up For Ever…

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Get The Look: Slept-In Smudged Eyeliner

I love – love – the look of sleepy smudged eyeliner. There’s something about it that looks so inexplicably devilish, an effortless touch of je nes sais quoi that looks wild and untamed. The party hasn’t…

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Daphne Guinness serves some alien realness with David LaChappelle

Daphne Guinness is serving up some alien realness in this video for Evening In Space, her single from her upcoming album. The video is a vibrant cosmetic feast, with stunning high art makeup highlighted against the lush candy…

The Beauty Encyclopedia: How Should I Dry My Makeup Brushes?

The Beauty Encyclopedia: How Should I Dry My Makeup Brushes?

So you’ve mastered the art of washing your makeup brushes – and it’s a great habit to have – but there’s just one thing you want to know: how on earth should I…

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There is only one makeup video you’ll ever need…

And this is it. You’re welcome!

July Hair Update: Back To Blonde

July Hair Update: Back To Blonde

Who has two thumbs and barely knows how to do a ponytail without fluffy bits going all over the place? This guy. This isn’t a full hair update – more of a work in progress…

#EOTD: Dirty Cranberry

#EOTD: Dirty Cranberry Smoky Eye

I have a suspicion that MAC Cranberry eyeshadow is one of those eyeshadows that anyone with a passing interest in MAC somehow owns, but hardly ever uses. Fair enough, really: how often do…

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