3 Simple Steps to the Perfect Brows
It's no surprise that eyebrow products are one of the most searched for, there's nothing better than feeling like your brows are on top form. We teamed up with benefit Cosmetics and makeup artist Amy-Lou to find out what the formula is for perfectly styled brows.
There's never a bad time to stock up on your makeup must haves. Whether you're a bold lip lover, a smokey eye sultress or more of a bare faced beauty, we're sure you'll find some goodies in our makeup shop!
Here at HQhair, we love to experiment with fresh new looks and try out the latest trends. Whether you're contouring and strobing, or baking and over-lining, the HQhair gals have tried it all, and our specialist buyers have picked out the products we stock especially to cater to your needs and to keep you up to date with the latest craze.
With brands such as Bourjois, Pixi, EX1 and Rimmel, the makeup possibilities and products are endless.
HQhair's Top 10 Makeup Products
1. Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum Foundation
Treat your skin to a foundation that is rich with vitamins. Formulated with litchi, goji berries and pomegranates, the Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum Foundation not only provides an even and natural finish, but it also helps to leave your natural complexion with a radiant glow. This dermatologically tested foundation is also hypoallergenic and is therefore suitable for the most sensitive of skin types.
2. High Definition Brow Colourfix
Once known as HD Brows, High Definition now host an extensive range of makeup from bronzers and brow pencils to false lashes and foundation. Renowned for their eyebrow expertise, our favourite product from the range has to be the High Definition Brow Colourfix. This tinted gel is enriched with vitamin E and works to lock eyebrows into a desired shape, without leaving any residue or clumps.
3. Illamasqua Beyond Powder
The Illamasqua Beyond Powder is a baked face powder that delivers a beautiful glow to the skin. Available in both the shades 'OMG' and 'Epic', this ultra-pigmented highlighter is perfect for applying to the inner corners of your eyes, brow bone and cheek bones. To really intensify the gleam of this product, simply dampen your brush before application.
4. Benefit They're Real! Mascara
For lashes that are beyond belief, choose the Benefit They're Real! Mascara. This carbon-black formula lengthens, volumises and curls lashes within just one stroke. The brush's staggered bristles make it easy to lift and define each lash, the tapered tip even makes it simple to reach smaller lashes. If you want to dramatise your look, simply add a few layers of the product.
5. EX1 Cosmetics Invisiwear Liquid Foundation
Achieve a flawless complexion with the EX1 Cosmetics Invisiwear Liquid Foundation. This lightweight formula is enriched with light diffusers that create the illusion of a completely even skin tone and cover any blemishes and imperfections perfectly. Designed with 'true colour' pigments, you will be able to achieve a flawless, yet completely natural looking effect with this amazing foundation.
6. theBalm Mary-Lou Manizer Highlighter
Accentuate your features with theBalm Mary-Lou Manizer Highlighter. This versatile product can be applied as not only a highlighter, but also as an eyeshadow and shimmer. With a honey-hue glow, this stunning sheen will diffuse light to create the impression of a much more radiant complexion.
7. Pixi H2O Skin Tint
Formulated with Green Tea and Rose Water, the Pixi H2O Skin Tint will moisturise and hydrate your skin whilst providing you with natural looking coverage. The blendable formula will provide you with an even finish that provides you with a refreshed and radiant complexion. For the best results, apply a small amount of product to the centre of your face and work outwards.
8. Lord & Berry 20100 Matte Lipstick
Treat your lips to the nourishing properties of the Lord & Berry 20100 Matte Lipstick. This large pencil style lipstick will provide you with a matte finish, but unlike other matte lipsticks, the formula will not dry your lips. Instead, you will receive a stunning, long lasting colour with soft and soothed lips.
9. Contour Cosmetics Contour Compact
Sculpt and define your features with the Contour Cosmetics Contour Compact. Combining six complimentary cream shades, this versatile compact offers you three highlighters with a yellow, pink and neutral undertone and three darker shades, again with both cool and warm options. The blendable and buildable formula is ideal for adding definition to your facial structure and helping you to achieve a flawless complexion.
10. OCC Lip Tar
Obsessive Complusive Cosmetics, also known as OCC, are renowned for their Lip Tars, an intense liquid lipstick that provides an even and full coverage. Available in a range of vibrant bright colours, but also more muted nudes, the high-pigmented formula of each shade is enriched with Hemp Oil and Vitamin E to ensure that your lips are nourished and hydrated. Another benefit is that the Lip Tars are also completely vegan and cruelty-free.