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How To Get Items Delivered From The UK To Ireland

October 31, 2017 lisanaughtonmua 3

Have you seen something you like online from the UK but the shipping is either crazy money or they don’t ship to Ireland? In steps Parcel Motel!

There has been many a time I spotted something on Amazon or Smashbox Cosmetics UK that I wanted & it was better value than here in Ireland. Unfortunately they didn’t ship to Ireland. So I did my research & Parcel Motel was the one that suited me.

All you do is set up your Parcel Motel account & they give you a UK address. So now read more

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After Care Nail Advice

August 22, 2017 lisanaughtonmua 0

I get asked a lot by my client’s on how to look after their nails once their nail treatment is completed. I complied this list between my college notes & google, which I hope you find useful.

• Do not do your nail technician’s job for her. If you break a nail or if a nail begins to lift, schedule a repair appointment ; don’t fix the nails yourself . Gluing down a loose nail can cause moisture to become trapped between the nail and the extension and could possibly cause an infection read more

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Tips Before & After A Spray Tan or Self Tan

July 13, 2017 lisanaughtonmua 0

Preparing for a Spray Tan Application

1) Exfoliate skin at least 8 hours before your sunless session to smooth skin for even tanning results. Spend a little extra time on knees, elbows, feet, and hands.
2) Shave at least 6 hours before your spray tan.
3) Any waxing should be done 1-2 days prior to your spray tan.
4) If skin is dry, apply a light water based lotion lightly and evenly to skin at least 2 hours prior to your spray tan.
5) Do not apply oils at any time prior read more

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How To Make Your Eyes Look Like You Had A Good Night Sleep

June 27, 2017 lisanaughtonmua 0

There are plenty of mornings when you look at yourself in the mirror and think ‘I should have went to bed early, I look like sh1t’ 😂 So I decided to pop down my top tricks to make you look like you have had your 8 hours sleep.

  1. Pop 2 teaspoons into the fridge for 15 minutes. Once time is up, pop them under your eye area for about two minutes. This will instantly brighten up your eyes & ease the puffiness.
  2. Pop concealer on your
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How to prepare lips before applying matte lipstick

May 22, 2017 lisanaughtonmua 0

Who doesn’t love to wear matte lipstick? Especially when you find the right one that lasts all day! But I hate when lips can look all cracked & stick to dry areas. So here’s a quick post on how to prep your lips before lipstick application.

Do the first 2 steps BEFORE applying any makeup, so your lips get time to benefit from them.

  1. Exfoliate your lips. There are 2 ways to do this 1) use a lip scrub or 2) wet your lips with water, dampen a tooth
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How To Make Your Eyes Appear Bigger/Smaller

May 21, 2017 lisanaughtonmua 0

I get asked a lot about this, so I decided to make a post of simple little tricks to make your eyes appear bigger or smaller.

TO ACHIEVE BIGGER LOOKING EYES

  • After applying your eye shadow, place gel or liquid liner above your lash line. Do not apply on your water line (the inside of your eye). This will make your eyes appear bigger then they already are.
  • Place white or a nude eye
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Face or Eye Make-Up First??

May 16, 2017 lisanaughtonmua 0

Before I apply my makeup, I always decide beforehand if I start with my face or eyes first. How I make this decision is based entirely on the look I want to achieve (natural or glam) & the products I will be using.

Eye-Makeup

– Use concealer on eye area first

– Apply an eyeshadow primer, like Urban Decay Primer Potion, to help make your eyeshadows last all day & night

– If want to know the importance of a primer, I have a previous post up justĀ Click Here

– Start with read more

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Easy trick to achieve smooth lips

May 10, 2017 lisanaughtonmua 0

I know there’s probably 100’s of ways to get your lips soft & smooth, but I know a lot involves going to the shop & purchasing products. My simplest way is wetting your lips with water, get your toothbrush & also put under water, then lightly brush your lips for about 30 seconds. This is will help get rid of any dry patches & leave you with super soft lips.

Do not brush hard, do not brush your lips for more then 30 seconds or more then once a week. It will damage the read more

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What eyeshadow goes with your eye colour

April 24, 2017 lisanaughtonmua 0

Just thought I’d pop up a picture I saved from Google of what eyeshadow colours go best with your eye colour. I have had clients that have blue eyes think blue eye shadow or clients with green eyes thinking green eyeshadow would make their eyes stand out more. Well in a way they are right & not necessarily in a good way, as if you wear same colour eye shadow to your eye colour, they can make them look smaller and bland. The reason people would wear the same colour eye shadow to their read more

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Why you should use a makeup primer

April 23, 2017 lisanaughtonmua 0

For me, a makeup primer is an essential in my makeup routine. A primer preps the skin before any makeup application.

Primer will help your makeup last for hours without seperating. All you need is a tiny amount (think pea size) & I apply it on my forehead, nose, cheek area (avoid under eye) & chin, basically anywhere you normally see your foundation start to separate.

Primers also help absorb any oil on your skin, which is ideal if your skin is oily. This will help reduce any shine. You read more

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