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Hair Romance Holiday beauty gift guide

I love this time of year! Not only is December my birthday month but it’s Christmas! I’m holding out ’til 1 December to put up our Christmas tree but I’m trying to get organised with my Christmas shopping early. Beauty brands do amazing promotions at Christmas time. Even if you’re not buying gifts for others, it’s [...]


Hair Romance love Makeup Utopia

by Hair Romance on October 14, 2013 · 3 comments

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Hair Romance loves Makeup Utopia

Thanks to Sara-May of Makeup Utopia for featuring me this week! You can find out my favourite makeup must haves (and my dirty beauty secret) over at my Makeup Utopia Loves Hair Romance interview. What’s your dirty beauty confession?


Hair Romance - What's in my carry on beauty bag

How do you summarise your big beauty bag into one small carry on bag for long haul flights? Living in Australia, I’ve had a lot of practice with long haul flights. I love travelling and I’ve had the travel bug for as long as I can remember. My husband is English so we also travel [...]


Pout Perfect by Beauty Swatch book review

by Hair Romance on September 17, 2013 · 3 comments

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Beauty Swatch Pout Perfect lipstick book

One of the things I love about blogging is that you can blog about your passion, no matter how niche. People are always surprised when I tell them I blog about hair and I can only imagine the blank stares Yishan of Beauty Swatch receives when she says she blogs about lipstick. “How do you [...]


Best lipsticks for redheads

Changing your hair colour affects more than just your locks. You need to consider changing your wardrobe and makeup too. I asked one of my favourite redheads, Sara-May of Makeup Utopia for her tips on choosing the best lipsticks for redheads. Whether you were born a redhead, or have decided to take the plunge into [...]


How to wear winged eyeliner for day

by Hair Romance on May 20, 2013 · 13 comments

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How to do the perfect winged eyeliner

One of my favourite beauty looks is the perfect winged eyeliner. Perhaps it was my love of Brigitte Bardot, but I adore a cats-eye liner. It was one of my first beauty trends and I’ve rediscovered how wearable this look is. How to wear a winged eyeliner for day Draw your liner thin along your [...]


Hair Romance - How to wear false eyelashes in 7 easy steps

Wearing false eyelashes doesn’t need to be tricky. I know this for a fact as I have just mastered wearing lashes, and it wasn’t as hard as I thought. I often wear false eyelashes when I’m shooting my hair tutorials. I think they’re fun and they make more of an impact in the finished photos. [...]


Makeup Monday – In the pink

by Hair Romance on March 18, 2013 · 8 comments

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Hair Romance - In the pink and my fave pink lipsticks

How many lip products is it normal to keep in your handbag? Judging by my latest clean out, A LOT. (Please say it’s not just me!) I noticed a new trend in my lip product hoarding, a love for pink lipsticks. For a long time I was nervous of bright lipsticks. I didn’t think I [...]


Beauty lessons from my mother #1

by Hair Romance on March 11, 2013 · 4 comments

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Hair Romance - favorite cleansers and makeup removers

My mother is an amazing woman. She likes to give advice, whether you want to hear it or not. Most of the time she’s right. Well, a lot of the time (but don’t tell her!). Her first piece of beauty advice that she always reminds me of is: Always take off your makeup. I’m pretty [...]


Makeup Monday: Concealers

by Hair Romance on March 4, 2013 · 12 comments

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Hair Romance - Makeup Monday Concealers

No-one has perfect skin but with a clever touch of concealer you can fake blemish free skin and hide your tired eyes. These are my secret weapons for freshening up my face, pretending I got to bed early and and hiding imperfections. Makeup Monday: Concealers Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage: This concealer truly is my fave. [...]