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Hair Romance - Fashion Week Beauty trends

Normally I look for the most out-there beauty trends at fashion week and find ways to make them wearable for the everyday. This year it was the reverse. Foundation is out. Skin is in. There were so many natural looks at fashion week that there were hardly any makeup products to talk about. Instead there [...]


Christina Butcher of Hair Romance at the 2014 AHFAs

It’s a rare outfit post plus a FOTD from me! I had so much fun at the Australian Hair Fashion Awards I thought I would relive the night again and show you what I wore plus my makeup kit for the night. For those who don’t read beauty blogs all the time, FOTD stands for [...]


5 Beauty Secrets I Learned Backstage at VAMFF - Hair Romance

All the best beauty secrets are shared backstage. I made a quick trip to Melbourne for the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) and got to snoop around backstage. Unlike other fashion weeks, VAMFF is a consumer fashion festival where you can buy all the collections on the runway as they are currently in store. [...]


Hair Romance - rope braided headband tutorial

I am obsessed with good eyebrows. Ever since I learnt about the power of a good brow from Rae Morris, I put down my tweezers and was determined to grow my brows back to their former glory. I rediscovered my brows thanks to the talented Lien Davies and her Ultimate Brow Shape formula. I’ve never had [...]


Red lipsticks for day and night

by Hair Romance on March 17, 2014 · 7 comments

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Red lipsticks for day to night

When you’re not used to wearing red lips, it can seem too bright to wear them in the day. At first I was nervous but now I love wearing red lipstick anytime. I’m rarely seen without a bright lip. When I shared my 5 easy tips for perfect red lips you asked for my faves, so [...]


5 easy tips for perfect red lips

by Hair Romance on March 3, 2014 · 11 comments

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Hair Romance - 5 easy tips for red lips

It’s no secret that I’m obsessed with a bright lip. A red lip is my favourite trick for looking polished even when I’m hardly wearing makeup. It wasn’t that long ago that I was nervous wearing a bright lip. I would try one on and then change my mind and take it off before I [...]


Top 10 makeup artists to follow on Instagram

by Hair Romance on February 24, 2014 · 0 comments

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Top 10 makeup artists to follow on Instagram

Instagram is beating Pinterest as my favourite social media at the moment.  I love looking for new beauty inspiration and these accounts are chock-full. During fashion week I’ve also found some of the best behind-the-scenes footage from these top celebrity makeup artists. Check out the top beauty-obsessed makeup artists you need to follow on Instagram. @patmcgrathreal [...]


Hair Romance - the top 5 beauty trends from NYFW to try right now

New York Fashion Week came and went in a flurry, or should I say snowstorm? While we have to wait over six months to buy the fashion in-store, we can copy the beauty trends straight away. You may already have the products in your beauty cabinet. If not, I’ve included some products tips for you. [...]


5 Tips for Becoming an Express Makeup Ninja

by Hair Romance on February 3, 2014 · 5 comments

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How to be a makeup ninja with Makeup Utopia

Makeup Utopia is one of my go-to beauty blogs for all things makeup. Run by professional makeup artist, Sara-May, it’s dedicated to the pursuit of perfect makeup. Sara-May has helped me with so many makeup questions, and so on the release of her new ebook, Express Makeup, I asked for her top tips on how [...]


Best Holiday Makeup Tutorials

by Hair Romance on December 17, 2013 · 0 comments

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Keiko Lynn

Want to step up your makeup for the holiday season? Check out these fabulous makeup tutorials. December is not only my birthday month, it’s Christmas time and the peak of party season. I love this time of year.  If you want to add some more glam to your look, these gorgeous makeup tutorials from some of [...]