Archive for October, 2012

Can You Show Your Makeup Free Face?

October 31, 2012 Leave a comment

Makeup can hide a multitude of sins. The freckles that you are not so keen on, the little scars from picking at your acne

Day photographed Kate Moss for her first Vogue...

Day photographed Kate Moss for her first Vogue cover in 1993.. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

when you were younger, the dark circles under your eyes from not getting enough sleep last night…

Sometimes, we tend to forget the first and foremost thing about putting makeup on : it looks best when you have a perfect (or as perfect as possible) canvas.

So when we see makeup less celebrities or super models for that matter, we are taken aback. What?! …

Is that Kate Moss with no makeup?







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Some Amazing Halloween Makeup Tutorials

October 29, 2012 Leave a comment

It’s that time of the year again where you dare to be something or someone else; where you reinvent yourself to an



halloween (Photo credit: BEE FREE – PGrandicelli [the social bee])

alternate being and do something outrageous, unexpected and totally out of character. We are of course talking about Halloween.


There is no other time where you can experiment with makeup and all its accompaniments like Halloween so we have selected a few (more glamorous ones) that we think are quite awe inspiring, just in time for the festive day. Some we came across, good as


Check out these Halloween tutorials …






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Update Your Makeup Look For This Fall/Winter 2012

October 24, 2012 Leave a comment

Ready for a new makeup look?
You need to update that makeup bag of yours now otherwise forget it. One of the biggest party season is almost here and if you are still trailing old makeup and dodgy lipstick colors around then you need to sit up and take note.

You don’t have to do very much. Just a different shade of lipstick (or not), some eye makeup tricks to add that je-ne-sais-quoi, or a daring color that will transform your whole look in an instant.
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Check out the new autumn winter makeup looks …






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Benefits of Argan Oil for Skin, Hair and Nails

October 21, 2012 Leave a comment

The Well Kept Health Secret and Beauty Benefits of Argan Oil

Argan Oil Co-operative 04

Argan Oil Co-operative 04 (Photo credit: dianjo)

For centuries, the secret benefits of argan oil stayed mainly in Morocco. The argan tree is native to this wonderful country full of colors and spices, where you get the impression that time has stood still.

The process of extracting the green argan nut and cracking them open by hand were jobs only the Berber women were allowed to do. Today, small co-operatives have sprung up all over Morocco, giving

Go here for more argan oil secrets …



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Makeup Queen Pat McGrath’s Must Have Beauty Items

October 18, 2012 Leave a comment

When makeup artist extraordinaire Pat McGrath talks about beauty products we all sit up and listen.

When she talks about items she loves and cannot live without, we get our notebooks out to take notes.

Responsible for a whole host of new makeup looks season in and season out, and the creative force behind many makeup brands such as Armani and Dolce & Gabbana. Pat loves what she does and considers herself “lucky” to do work that does not feel like work.


See what Pat’s fav products are here …

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Cosplay, Creepy Characters and Big Manga Eyes

October 16, 2012 Leave a comment

I have to say that we here at Look Glam Girls were just as intrigued as everyone else with the barbie and anime looking girls.

Cosplay - AWA14

Cosplay – AWA14 (Photo credit: mikemol)

So we decided to look around a little more to see whether they are just one off phenomenons or whether there are a lot more out there we do not know about.


The findings were interesting to say the least.

Cosplay or Kosupure

According to the Urban Dictionary, cosplay means “literally “Costume Play.” Dressing up and pretending to be a fictional character (usually a


Click here for more cosplay and manga eyes …


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Nail Trends for Fall Winter 2012

October 11, 2012 Leave a comment

It wasn’t that many years ago when getting your nails done meant filing them and putting on a coat or two of color.

Nail art

Nail art (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The most adventurous part was choosing the color and if you were a bit more sophisticated, you would get a French manicure.

I remember the reaction US sprinter Flo Jo (Florence Griffith-Joyner) got in 1988 when she exhibited her long red nails and flowing mane at the starting block – now there was an Olympian that wanted the world to know that she may have the

Check Out 2012 Nail Trends here …




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