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8 beauty uses for Coconut Oil… Who knew?

When we think of coconut oil we think cooking… at least for the most part. Although it has been praised as the “The worlds best cooking oil” it also has many other hidden talents that we can use on a day-to-day basis. Among the hundred or so ways to use ...

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COMPACT COMBAT

One of the most terrifying moments in a woman’s life: watching one of her expensive, pressed-powder foundations fall to the ground and break into a million pieces. Some try and salvage it, only to find out how messy their make-up routines have become: tiny pieces of makeup smudging on their ...

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Mohawk Campus Style

As a budding fashion journalist, I take every opportunity to treat every venue as a potential runway. But with early-morning classes and late-night study sessions fogging our brains we don’t always think about what we wear when we step onto campus. Although sweatsuits and pyjamas are often considered a college ...

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Aerie gets real

If you’re a woman, when you see a lingerie campaign it’s almost impossible not to feel a slight pang of either jealousy or insecurity. The women modelling bras and underwear tend to have incredibly slim physiques, with impossibly perfect curves and flawless skin. At least, that’s what the end product ...

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Get the look: My top favourite hairstyles from the 2014 Grammy Awards

If I could describe the hairstyles of the 2014 Grammy Awards in 3 words I would say: Old Hollywood glamour! The women brought a touch of Old Hollywood to the award show with wavy, sideswept Veronica Lake-inspired locks. This year the ladies decided to ditch the “unconventional Grammy look” that ...

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It’s Lena Dunham’s cover, and she can Vogue if she wants to

When Lena Dunham’s February Vogue cover was splashed all over the Internet, there were two potential reactions: it could be celebrated, or it could be overanalyzed and subsequently criticized. It was celebrated, to a certain extent, because Dunham is the anti-Vogue to some degree. She isn’t conventionally beautiful, she isn’t ...

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So what is Radiant Orchid?

Even though February may be one of the coldest, bleakest months of the year, your choice in colour does not have to be dim. Pantone, the world’s leading authority on colour has named Radiant Orchid colour of the year. (Celebrities wearing the colour in their hair and makeup) Intriguing to ...

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BeautyBeat’s DIY Makeup Brush Cleaner

Ever wonder why you’re breaking out, and your skin seems extra oily or why your makeup doesn’t apply and stay on well? No-one wants dirt, bacteria and unwanted oil being rubbed into their faces everyday. Yet people do it while applying makeup with their brushes. People are neglecting their makeup ...

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