By Carly-May Kavanagh YouTube challenges are nothing new, but one that’s caught my eye recently while on my endless quest to learn how to “cut my crease” and not get eyeliner all over my entire face – involves beautubers doing a full face of makeup using only women owned brands. Pretty cool, right? As women... / READ MORE /
We live in an age where we are bombarded with new makeup every week, and unless you’re a billionaire chances are there’s a huge number of products you’ll never get. This is where used makeup come in to save the day! We're looking at Glambot, a used makeup retailer, and the sanitation of their products. / READ MORE /
MAKEUP QUIZ: Are you a makeup genius? Or not as great as you think? We've made a part 2 and it's harder than ever! It’s not easy to recognise things without their carefully crafted logos and branding. Have a go! / READ MORE /
Every makeup lover I know in the UK seethes with jealousy at the returns policies of the big American beauty retailers. You buy a concealer and it doesn’t cover your dark circles? You can get a 100% refund, your new lipstick doesn’t suit you? Take it back. It’s kind of amazing, you can take back... / READ MORE /
One of the things Beauty Markdown is most well-known for is our big annual Advent calendar comparison post. However, shop bought beauty Advent calendars aren’t for everyone; they can be quite expensive, and some of us don’t need or want lots of tiny little samples of loads of different products. We’ve written in the past... / READ MORE /
Last year our Boots Advent calendar sneak peek went down an absolute storm, Beauty Markdown wasn’t even a month old, and it’s STILL one of our most visited pages. So obviously we had to get another invite to the Boots Christmas show. This year we brought along a real camera to take high quality pictures,... / READ MORE /
For this weekend only (so if you’re reading this after the 4th of September this offer has probably ended) Tarte are offering free shipping on ALL orders – no minimum spend. That means you can try out their cult concealer Shape Tape for a fraction of the price. Every YouTuber and blogger seems to LOVE... / READ MORE /
So, we’re back at TK Maxx once again, checking out what’s on the shelves in July. We’ll include the real RRP for everything (not just the one they put on the label), so you can see where the real bargains are. Too Faced There were three shades of Too Faced Melted liquid lipsticks in my... / READ MORE /
As some of you may know, I've been trialling Liz Earle this month, and documenting the effect this has on my skin. I'm a fantastic test subject: I have whiteheads, blackheads, milia, and the ability to grow a rockin' beard should the need ever arise. / READ MORE /
Exciting beauty news! The first IT Cosmetics counter in Europe has opened in Selfridges London – it’s only been open for a week, and according to the staff there, it’s permanent! If you’re not in London, don’t worry as it’s all available online, too. The products (for the most part) are slightly cheaper than on... / READ MORE /
Are you a makeup genius? Or not as great as you think? It’s not easy to recognise things without their carefully crafted logos and branding. Have a go! Leah ScottUniversity drop-out, pretend artist, makeup enthusiast. Uses too many brackets when writing. Can’t be stopped. leahscott.co.uk
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Clearly, we love a makeup bargain – especially on brands and products that are rarely discounted, so when we heard about The Cosmetics Company (a makeup outlet) we decided we NEEDED to check it out for Beauty Markdown. It’s essentially an outlet store for all of the brands under the Estee Lauder umbrella, which includes... / READ MORE /
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