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How your cycle can affect your skin 13/08/2019

How Your Cycle Can Affect Your Skin

As women, we’re all in agreement that all of our skin types are different. However, there’s one main thing that we have in common that impacts heavily on the behaviour of our skin and that’s our menstrual cycles. Skin changes during the menstrual cycle can push our skincare routines to the limit, but by understanding what stage we’re at and when, and adapting our skincare regimens to suit, we can benefit from having flawless skin throughout our changing skin cycle. Period! How does the menstrual cycle affect skin? Skin changes... Read More

02/08/2019
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How to Clean Makeup Brushes and Sponges

You’d be shocked at how much damage using dirty makeup brushes and makeup sponges can do to your otherwise perfect skin. We use makeup brushes and sponges on a daily basis to help contour and paint our faces, but how often do any of us clean these tools we use so often? Expert dermatologists and makeup artists recommend that we give our makeup brushes and sponges a good clean on a weekly basis at least. Fess up, who hasn’t even cleaned their makeup brushes in the last couple of months?... Read More

Ultimate Guide to Fake Tan 26/07/2019
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The Ultimate Guide to Fake Tan

If you’re searching for that all year round glow, fake tanning is one of the safest methods of achieving that beautiful sunkissed look from the comfort of your home. While fake tanning doesn’t have to be super complicated, it’s something that a lot of us have reservations or questions about. We’ve put together our ultimate guide to fake tan to help guide you through the fake tanning process and answer some of the most popular questions about fake tanning. We’ll get you feeling confident about fake tan in no time!... Read More

Top Vegan Makeup Brands 19/06/2019
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Our Top Vegan Makeup Brands

The popularity of veganism is continuing to rise, and with more beauty gurus demanding vegan and cruelty-free alternatives to mainstream makeup products, there are increasing numbers of vegan makeup brands who use entirely vegan ingredients as well as cruelty-free production and testing methods. We’ve brought together a collection of vegan makeup that’s designed to meet your vegan makeup at every point of your makeup regime, from vegan primer to vegan eyeliner and beyond. Explore our full collection of vegan makeup or browse by makeup type below. Vegan Primer & Vegan... Read More

How to apply eyeliner 12/06/2019
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How To Apply Eyeliner

Eyeliner is one of the most impactful makeup items in any beauty kit, able to change the shape of your eyes, accentuate them, and add to the overall effect of any eye makeup look. Unfortunately, it can also be one of the trickiest kinds of makeup to apply. With so many different eyeliner types and eyeliner techniques to choose from, it can be difficult to know which eyeliner to choose and how best to apply it! In our guide to applying eyeliner perfectly, we’ll talk you through all things eyeliner... Read More

Setting Powder 10/05/2019
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The Ultimate Guide to Setting Powder

Setting powder, finishing powder, baking powder, oh my! If you’re feeling lost when it comes to which powder to use as setting powder, or even what setting powder is in the first place, you’ve come to the right place! Our ultimate guide to setting powder is here to answer your must-know questions about setting powder, from what it is to how it’s used and even which setting powder your favourite makeup artist celebrities are using – so settle in for a first-rate Beauty Base education in all things setting powder…... Read More

Love Island Flamingo Pool Float 08/05/2019
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Get the Love Island Look (Must-Have Summer Cosmetics)

We’ve got a text! It says that the new season of Love Island is just around the corner and we can’t wait to see the summer lovin’ looks our Love Island girls are sure to turn out this year. From Caroline Flack herself to beloved contestants like Dani Dyer, we’ve had plenty of beauty inspo come out of the villa over the past few years and we expect the Love Island girls to have a few more beauty tricks and tips for dealing with the heat up their sleeves this... Read More

CC Cream vs BB Cream 05/04/2019
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CC Cream vs BB Cream

Alphabet creams are all the rage of late, with beauty bloggers and beauty mavens alike making them a staple part of their makeup routines. Whichever letter you choose, the idea behind these alphabet creams is to find a middle ground between moisturiser and foundation that leaves you with the nourishing skincare benefits and complexion coverage of both. However, with so many letters to choose from, how do you know which cream is right for you? We’ll talk you through what each alphabet cream does from BB to CC through to... Read More

The Best Primer For Different Skin Types 03/04/2019
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The Best Primer For Different Skin Types

Primer is a staple part of our makeup routines. But how many of us actually even know what primer does and how beneficial it is for our skin? Are we just adding in an unnecessary layer to bridge the gap between our makeup and skincare routines? At Beauty Base, we understand how important primer is for all different skin types, that’s why we’ve pulled together this handy guide to all things primer-related so that you too can learn why primer is essential and more importantly so that you can find... Read More

25/02/2019

A Brief History of Perfume

Fragrance is an important part of our everyday lives, with each of us having our own favourite signature scent that we can’t resist spritzing before leaving the house. A fragrance has the power to evoke memories, transporting us to specific times or places in our lives, and can hold a special meaning to us personally. We often reserve specific fragrances for use during day and night time, or one that we wear daily and another saved for those special occasions! Fragrances are often bought as gifts for occasions such as... Read More