get fancy: a guide to brows

3:00pm Friday, 01 Aug.

Do you have bushy, bold Brooke Shields-eat-your-heart-out brows, or so-fair-they're-not-even-there Twiggy-esque brows? No matter what your shape and shade, here's a little guide on how to tidy and groom.

get fancy: 1920s makeup

3:17pm Thursday, 03 Jul.

Embrace your paler winter skin tone and intensify your makeup in roaring '20s style.

get fancy: how to do dark lips

3:00pm Friday, 09 May.

Super dark lipstick is often associated with a goth look, but a fresh face also works really well with some deep-hued smackers.

get fancy: coloured eyeshadow

3:00pm Friday, 11 Apr.

Coloured eye shadows can be a bit daunting, with memories of bad '80s perms and reams of fluoro spandex still giving us a mild case of PTSD.

get fancy: '60s mod eye

3:00pm Friday, 14 Mar.

There are many variations on the '60s mod eye look – here's one way you can pull it off and experiment to suit your own eye shape and style.

get fancy: the 'no makeup' look

3:00pm Sunday, 19 Jan.

In the same way that a smoky eye and red lippy might accessorise a fancy frock, it can be nice to have a quick fresh-faced look up your sleeve.

get fancy: false eyelashes

3:00pm Friday, 20 Dec.

We give to you: a false eyelash how-to that will see you through the festive season.

get fancy: a bold lip how-to

3:00pm Friday, 30 Aug.

A strong lip can look spring-time fresh with bright simple daytime eyes, and can also add the foxiest glamour to sultry evening make-up.

Introducing Get Fancy, our no-bullshit beauty blog series that's a lot more fun than a trip to a scary department store make-up counter.

kester black nailpolish giveaway

9:00am Thursday, 29 Nov.

Make up sucks during the summer. Accidentally evoking the cries of wildlife campaigners due to our poorly-applied panda eyes, we've come to favour brightly painted Kester Black nails in lieu of hues on our faces.

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