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Shop News: Say Hello To Our Very Own Beauty Blender!

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We have jumped on the wave of the beauty blenders and have created our very own!

Say hello to the Beauty By Zara official Beauty Blender.

The latest free make up sponge is pretty in hot pink and is perfect for creating your desired look, and allowing you to become your own professional make up artist!

Our latex free beauty blender is great for providing a flawless coverage when using either your foundation, a cream blush or powder. What’s great about our blender is that it holds minimum water retention, which means it will only hold what is necessary, for you to apply the make up with great application, which will eliminates lines and streaks that you may find with other make up sponges.

The shape of our blender not only allows you to cover the big and smaller surface areas to blend, but we also made sure that the make up sits on the the surface of the sponge for a more polished blend. As well as being easy to clean, the Beauty By Zara beauty blender is also price friendly and every women loves quality products for a good price.

Now in both of our stores and online, be sure to pick one up for yourself as well as your friends.

 

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Upcoming Event: Make Up Master Class With Tope Beesley- Sunday 19th July @Beauty and Melody Salon

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Founder of natural hair and skincare range Mahogany Naturals, Tope Beesley is branching our multi talented skills and now preparing you for a masterclass in make up with her for a day. As an award winning healthy haircare stylist; who specialises in afro hair, Tope created her brand based her own children who are from a mixed heritage, to not only create hair products and a beautiful skincare line for both children and adults to use,  but to bring an understanding and awareness on kinky coily hair, where you not only learn how to maintain your hair but also ding it in the right way for your family as well.

And now for day only on Sunday the 19th of July, she will be bringing you a fun packed day on how to apply perfect, flawless makeup for any occasion. Using her models, the day will include how to build your makeup kit, how to highlight and contour, how to make your face look slimmer with makeup and how to make your makeup last all day and night alongside so much more beauty tips for your lips, eyebrows and colours that compliment your skin tones. As well as complementary refreshments throughout the evening, be sure to bring your own makeup kit so that you will be able to follow along in the live tutorials.

Taking place next Sunday at the Beauty and Melody salon, the event has a 6pm start. So make sure you secure you seat for what will be an exciting event over on Eventbrite now.

 

Bollywood’s Make-up Mantra

Bollywood has experienced a dramatic increase in worldwide popularity over the last decade, with one of the main reasons for this undoubtedly being the glamour and colour that make up the finished product. Part of that appeal is the immaculate beauty of the stars themselves that has us literally entranced at the flawless make-up looks.

And with Bollywood celebrating its centenary this year, just what are the looks that are inspiring the rest of the world at this current moment in time?

Flawless skin

When it comes to perfect skin, Bollywood stars demonstrate just how to do it. Actresses such as Aishwarya Rai look fresh and dewy with an enviable ease, and this look is still very much a make-up trend right now. With a flawless and even complexion, it is easy to build the strong colours of the eyes and replicate the exact shades desired.

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A flawless complexion can be achieved quickly and easily with the use of a mineral foundation that covers imperfections in skin tone and texture without looking heavy and without clogging the pores. The powder form can transform skin almost instantly and a little goes a long way.

Colour Pop Eyes

Showing that Bollywood make-up trends are in line with the rest of the world, colour pop eyes are as big in Bollywood as they are elsewhere. Strong colours such as blue and green are not for blending in or shying away from, and instead depth and intensity are the name of the game.

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Pinks and reds are also very strong colours for the eye in make-up this season, and it is very much the same in Bollywood.  Try combining with autumn golds and blending seamlessly in order to maintain the flawless look.

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Strong brows

Bollywood make-up has always been about a defined brow, and it seems that the rest of the world has now caught up with the current trend for thicker and darker eyebrow definition.

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Whereas the current look elsewhere is more about the untidy, almost uncared for look, Bollywood remains true to itself by keeping the look all about the immaculate. Emulate this look by growing your brows to their original state and then only plucking to keep a tidy line. Brush into shape and then use a strong brown or black brow pencil to enhance, not being afraid to go for strength of shade.

Lips

The flawless complexion that is associated with the Bollywood actress lends itself well to a full red lipstick. As such, the look never goes out of style, but in Autumn/Winter 2013, it is also a key look.

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Whether as an actress on screen locking lips in one of those long passionate embraces that Bollywood is famous for, or as an off screen woman with her own sense of style and sensuality, red lipstick sets off the look to perfection.

Beauty by Zara was inspired by a mission to find reliable beauty solutions at affordable prices and sell them with supreme confidence and infectious enthusiasm. We first opened our London store in 2008, and its success encouraged us to take our knowledge, experience and personal know-how to a much bigger audience. You can connect with us now on Twitter