• how to make blush
    Beginner,  Face,  Level of difficulty,  Make-up,  Tutorials and recipes

    Get All Dolled Up with a DIY blush!

    Make your own blush in record time Around a year ago, we developed a homemade blush recipe. We had so much fun coming up with it and testing out different shades—occasionally with wacky results! That recipe, Chic Cheeks, was such a hit that we also received a lot of messages asking us to create a recipe for a loose powder blush too. We happily dove into the project and now we’re proud to introduce you to All Dolled Up! Making blush is all about balance. The key was picking ingredients that would make the blush long-lasting (magnesium stearate), silky to the touch (mica powder and white clay), and absorbent enough…

  • eyebrow gel recipe
    Beginner,  Face,  Make-up

    Get beautiful, defined eyebrows with Browtiful!

    Meet your brows’ new best friend! What if you could have beautiful, defined eyebrows with just a homemade eyebrow gel? Browtiful is the new must-have for your DIY make-up kit. It will evenly tint your brows and allow you to refine and reshape their arch to your liking. Eyebrow gel, also called eyebrow definer, is a quick, handy way to intensify your gaze! Try it, and you’ll understand why we can’t do without it! To create this recipe, we chose ingredients that would make this DIY eyebrow gel long-lasting and easy to apply! After all, no one wants to struggle to get their eyebrows right or have to reapply a…

  • how to make mascara at home
    Advanced,  Face,  Make-up,  Tips and tricks

    Get Sky-High Lashes with a DIY mascara

    The sky’s the limit with homemade cosmetics! Take your DIY make-up game to new heights… to the heavens, even! Elegance meets glamour in Sky-High Lashes, a homemade mascara that you can make in one of three shades.  A word of warning: this DIY project is a bit of a challenge. Mascara is actually an emulsion made with very small quantities, so you need to measure everything very precisely. Alternatively, you can make a large batch and give the extras to your friends and family. It’s up to you! We chose to go with the second option here, because it’s always nice to share with the people we love! Eyes on…

  • recipe for making under eye concealer
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    Get Nine Hours of Sleep… thanks to a DIY under-eye concealer!

      Say goodbye to under-eye bags with this concealer recipe In a perfect world, we would always drink enough water, never let the laundry pile up, eat healthy food at every meal, never lose our keys, and always get enough sleep. But alas, that perfect world isn’t easily attained. We can, however, find ways to manage life’s imperfections, and this homemade under-eye concealer is a great start! You didn’t get Nine Hours of Sleep last night? At least no one will know, thanks to this recipe! Creating an under-eye concealer requires a lot of trial and error. Texture is very important: it can’t be too oily (no one wants shiny…

  • making blush
    Face,  Intermediate,  Make-up,  Tutorials and recipes

    Learn how to make your own blush

    Blush beautifully with Chic Cheeks Let’s open up our make-up bag and take a peek at our homemade cosmetics … We’ve got BB cream and primer for a lovely complexion, highlighter to illuminate your features, eyeliner and eyeshadows for a mesmerizing gaze, and matte lipstick for a smile to die for… Are we missing anything? Just a homemade blush for Chic Cheeks! Let’s get on it. We decided to create three shades for this blush recipe, so there’s one for nearly every complexion. Of course, you can adjust the colouring to your liking. Don’t hesitate to create your own pigment combination for a totally unique result!  Get ready to have…