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Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Episode 10: Beauty Q&As






Welcome back to Beauty Talk! Today's episode marks the 10th episode of Beauty Talk and the last in the series. This episode we're answering some of the questions you sent in for us to answer. We'll be back after summer, but keep an eye out for a couple of bonus episodes in the meantime. 

You can find all of our blogs here: 
Beccy:  www.beccyonbeauty.com
Lex: www.talontedlex.co.uk
Jemma: www.floral-etiquette.com


Since Dainty Doll What’s the best foundation for pale skin?

Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation - link 
MAC NC15 Foundation - link 
The Body Shop Shade Adjusting Drops - link 
Illamasqua Skin Base in shade “0” - link 
Bourjois - link 
Collection - link 

How to combine rosacea treatment with anti-ageing concerns?

Avene Antirougeurs Range - link 
Murad Anti-Ageing Blemish Control Range - link
Paula’s Choice Calm Redness Relief Range - link 

I’m going to America later this year, what do I need to take with me?

Colourpop Cosmetics - link 
Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipsticks - link 
Kat Von D Foundation - link 
Kat Von D Tattoo Liner - link 
Anastasia Brow Wiz - link 
Anastasia Glow Kits - link 
Sephora Sheet Masks - link 
Physicians Formula 2 in 1 Liquid Liner & Eyelash Booster - link 
Nirvana Black Rollerball Perfume - link 
Tarte Amazonian Clay Blusher - link 
Lorac Eyeshadow Palette - link 
Marc Jacobs Beauty - link 
Wet & Wild Cosmetics -link 

What’s the best LED gel nail kit you’ve found?

Sensational - link 
Red Carpet Manicure - link 
Madam Glam One-Step Gels - link 
Pink Gellac - link 
Pink Gellac Tropical Pink - link 

What cruelty-free brands would you recommend?

B. - link
Aurelia - link 
OSKIA - link 
Waitrose Pure - link 
Lavera - link 
Lily Lolo - link 
OCC - link 
Weleda - link 
Pai - link 
Korres -link 
Lush - link 

What’s the best way to keep hair colour looking its best?

TRESemme Colour Lock Leave-In Conditioner Treatment - link
Olaplex- link 

What’s the best high coverage foundation for combination oily skin?

Estee Lauder Double Wear - link 
Tarte Amazonian Clay Foundation - link 
Dior Star Foundation - link 
L’Oreal Paris Infallable Foundation - link 
NARS All Day Luminous Foundation - link 
Charlotte Tilbury Magic Foundation - link 

Hit or Miss

Lex – Kiko Desert Dunes Trio Baked Blush ‘Impulsive Maude’- link 
Jemma – Illamasqua Lip Lure in ‘Bloom’ - link
Beccy – Medik8 Cream Cleanser - link

If you have any questions for us, or suggestions for future podcasts, get in touch with us on Twitter (@BeautyTalkPod) or by email (beautytalkpodcast@gmail.com).

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Episode 9: Bodycare




Welcome back to Beauty Talk! Last week we focused on 'dupes', you can listen to that HERE. In this week's episode we are talking about bodycare - from body washes, moisturisers, oils, exfoliators and butters; basically everything for super smooth skin! We hope you enjoy the show!

You can find all of our blogs here: 
Beccy:  www.beccyonbeauty.com
Lex: www.talontedlex.co.uk
Jemma: www.floral-etiquette.com

Shownotes coming soon...

Hits and Misses:

Jemma - Yes To Tomatos Charcoal Cleanser (HIT)
Lex - Revlon Brow Fantasy (MISS)
Beccy - St Tropez Tinted Gradual Tan

If you have any questions for us, or suggestions for future podcasts, get in touch with us on Twitter (@BeautyTalkPod) or by email (beautytalkpodcast@gmail.com).

See you next week!

Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Episode 8: Dupes




Welcome back to Beauty Talk! Last week we focused on 'all things nails', you can listen to that HERE. In this week's episode we are talking about dupes - more affordable options for high end make up and dupes for those items that aren't as available in the UK. We hope you enjoy the show!

You can find all of our blogs here: 
Beccy:  www.beccyonbeauty.com
Lex: www.talontedlex.co.uk
Jemma: www.floral-etiquette.com

Products mentioned:
Mavala nail varnish 'Las Vegas'
Charlotte Tilbury lipliner 'Lip Cheat' - dupe - Essence 'Nude'
NARS 'Orgasm' - dupe - Sleek 'face form' compact and 'Rose Gold' blusher
Chanel - dupe - Bourjois (esp. eyeshadows and blushers)
Urban Decay 'Naked' palettes - dupe - Make Up Revolution 'Iconic' eyeshadow palettes, MUA 'Undress Me' palettes
NARS 'Dual Intensity' eyeshadows - dupe - Freedom 'Pro' palette, Kiko Water Eyeshadows
Too Faced 'Chocolate' Palettes - dupe - Freedom
LORAC Pro palette - dupe - Make Up Revolution 'Pro Palette Black Arts'
Bobbi Brown 'Longwear Gel Eyeliner' - dupe - Maybelline 'Eye Studio'
Benefit 'Roller Lash' - dupe - Maybelline 'Lash Sensational'
Anastasia Beverly Hills 'Brow Wiz - dupe - Soap & Glory 'Archery'
YSL 'Touche Eclat' - dupe - L'Oréal Paris 'Lumi Magique', Barbara Daly 'Illuminating Concealer'
YSL new coloured mascara - potential dupe - 3ina coloured mascara, Kiko coloured mascara
Estee Lauder Double Wear foundation - dupe - Revlon Color Stay
Urban Decay 'Naked' concealer - dupe - Bourjois 'Radiance Reveal' concealer
Estee Lauder Double Wear concealer - dupe - Collection 'Lasting Perfection concealer
NARS Creamy Concealer - dupe - Maybelline Fit Me concealer
Bobbi Brown Correct and Conceal - dupe - Seventeen 'Paint Pot' concealer
Bobbi Brown Shimmer Bricks - dupe - Collection 'Shimmer Shades'
MAC matte lipsticks - dupe - NYX matte lipsticks, Topshop matte lipsticks, Rimmel Kate Moss matte lipsticks
MAC 'Ruby Woo' - dupe - Rimmel 'Kiss of Life'
MAC 'Violetta' - dupe - Topshop 'Straight Ace'
MAC 'Velvet Teddy' - dupe - Maybelline Color Drama crayon 'Nude Perfection, Rimmel lip liner 'Spice'
Kylie Lip Kits - dupe - Color Pop Matte lipsticks
Kylie Lip Kit 'Dolce K' - dupe - NYX Suede lip cream 'Sandstorm'
Kylie Lip Kit 'Candy K' - dupe - Sleek Matte Me 'Birthday Suit'
Bioderma Micellar Solution - dupe - Garnier micellar water
Clinique 'Take the Day Off' range - dupe - The Body Shop 'Camomile' range
Clarins Pure Melt Cleanser - dupe - B. Melting Gel Cleanser
Dermalogica Charcoal Mask / Origins charcoal mask - dupe - Yes To Tomatoes range
Clarins Lip Oils - dupe - GOSH Lip Oils
Essie 'Mint Candy Apple' - dupe - Maybelline 7 Day 'Mint For Life' (comparison post HERE)

Hits and Misses:

Jemma - It Cosmetics 'Hello Lashes' mascara
Lex - GOSH 'Lumi Drops' 004 Peach
Beccy - Avene 'Light Hydrating Cream'

If you have any questions for us, or suggestions for future podcasts, get in touch with us on Twitter (@BeautyTalkPod) or by email (beautytalkpodcast@gmail.com).

See you next week!

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Episode 7: All Things Nails




Welcome back to Beauty Talk! Last week we focused on our 'Bases & Tools', you can listen to that HERE. In this week's episode we turn to nail queen, Lex, who answers our burning questions on all things nails. From favourite brands, to how to get a lasting manicure - we discuss it all in this week's show.

You can find all of our blogs here: 
Beccy:  www.beccyonbeauty.com
Lex: www.talontedlex.co.uk
Jemma: www.floral-etiquette.com

Show notes coming soon...

Hits and Misses:
Beccy - essie Gel Couture Range (HIT)
Jemma - RosieBea for Elegant Touch False Nails (HIT)
Lex - Seche Vite Top Coat (HIT)

If you have any questions for us, or suggestions for future podcasts, get in touch with us on Twitter (@BeautyTalkPod) or by email (beautytalkpodcast@gmail.com).

See you next week!

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Episode 6: Bases & Tools




Welcome back to Beauty Talk! Last week we focused on our 'Careers in Beauty', you can listen to that HERE. In this episode we're talking about our favourite and most recommended bases; everything needed to create that flawless base and the tools we use to get the best finish. Discover our obsession with foundations, as well as the primers and concealers we can't live without. 

You can find all of our blogs here: 
Beccy:  www.beccyonbeauty.com
Lex: www.talontedlex.co.uk
Jemma: www.floral-etiquette.com

Too Faced Hangover Primer
Dermalogica Hydrablur Primer
GOSH Primer Plus + Hydration
Murad Skin Perfecting Primer
Emma Hardie Protect + Prime SPF 30
B.Popping Candy Primer/Illuminator
Primavista Long Keep Base
Dermalogica Redness Relief Primer
No7 Beautifully Matte Foundation
bareMinerals Complexion Rescue
NARS Sheer Glow and All Day Luminous Foundation
Urban Decay Naked Foundation
Bourjois City Radiance Foundation
Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum
Esteé Lauder Double Wear Light
EX1 Foundation
Laura Mercier Silk Creme
Tarte Amazonian Clay Foundation
CHANEL Healthy Foundation
L'Oréal Infallible Matte Foundation
Dior Forever Foundation
Charlotte Tilbury Magic Foundation
Vichy Dermablend Foundation
Illamasqua Skin Base
Charlotte Tilbury Retoucher
Urban Decay Naked Concealer
Bourjois Radiance Reveal Concealer
COLLECTION Lasting Perfection Concealer
L'Oréal Lumi Magique
Rimmel Wake Me Up Concealer
Beauty Blender
Real Techniques Expert Face Brush
Sigma F80 Flat Top Kabuki
Zoeva 104 Buffer Brush
Crown Brushes
Spectrum Brushes
Louise Young Brushes

Hits and Misses:
Beccy - Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Berlin (HIT)
Jemma - Cloud 9 Skin Solutions Spot Clearing Gel (HIT)
Lex - Sigma Brush Cleaning Mat (HIT)

If you have any questions for us, or suggestions for future podcasts, get in touch with us on Twitter (@BeautyTalkPod) or by email (beautytalkpodcast@gmail.com).

See you next week!

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Episode 5: Careers in Beauty




Welcome back to Beauty Talk! Last week we focused on 'All Things Hair', you can listen to that HERE. In this episode we're talking about our own careers in beauty; where we started, how we got where we are now and the things we've learnt on the way.

You can find all of our blogs here: 
Beccy:  www.beccyonbeauty.com
Lex: www.talontedlex.co.uk
Jemma: www.floral-etiquette.com

Hits and Misses:
Beccy - White Company Super Hydrating Hydra Gel (HIT)
Jemma - Urban Decay Afterglow Powder Highlighter in Aura (HIT)
Lex - LA Splash Vindictive Liquid Lipstick

If you have any questions for us, or suggestions for future podcasts, get in touch with us on Twitter (@BeautyTalkPod) or by email (beautytalkpodcast@gmail.com).

See you next week!

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Episode 4: All Things Hair




Welcome back to Beauty Talk! Last week we focused on 'High Street Vs High End', you can listen to that HERE. In this episode we're talking about all things hair and some of the issues we face in the attempt to keep our barnet healthy and happy. We discuss those holy grail styling products, shampoos for different hair types and what hair colour we would have if there was nothing getting in our way, and lots more!

You can find all of our blogs here: 
Beccy:  www.beccyonbeauty.com
Lex: www.talontedlex.co.uk
Jemma: www.floral-etiquette.com

All products mentioned in this episode (affiliate links):
Nizoral
Philip Kingsley Scalp Toner
Rahua Voluminous Shampoo & Conditioner
Unite 7 Seconds Leave-In Conditioner
Provoke Silver Shampoo
Tangle Teezer Original Styler & Blow Dry Brush
Lee Stafford Argan Oil Wide Tooth Comb
The Body Shop Paddle Brush
Revlon Professional Orofluido Hair Oil
Elnett Hair Spray
TRESemmé Hair Spray
Moroccan Oil
Revlon Professional All In One Hair Treatment
Philip Kingsley Flakey Itchy Scalp Shampoo & Conditioner
Philip Kingsley Elasticiser
Lee Stafford CoCo LoCo Hair Mask
Neal & Wolf Heat Protector
GHD Heat Protection Spray
Head & Shoulders
TRESemmé Clarifying Shampoo & Conditioner
John Frieda Touch of Silver Shampoo
Tigi Catwalk Purple Shampoo & Purple Conditioner
Monte Bello Clay Pre Shampoo Treatment
Literal Paris Extraordinary clay mask
Batiste texturising Spray Oribe Texturising Spray
Oribe Moisturising Serum
Phyto 7 Hair Conditioner
Percy & Reed Wonderbalm
ghd Azores Hair Straighteners
Cloud 9 Hair Straighteners
Enrapture Totem Styler

Hits and Misses:
Beccy - Hair Fragrances (MISS)
Jemma - Colour Freedom Mystic Purple Hair Colour (HIT)
Lex - Bumble and bumble Dry Spun Finish (MISS)

If you have any questions for us, or suggestions for future podcasts, get in touch with us on Twitter (@BeautyTalkPod) or by email (beautytalkpodcast@gmail.com).

See you next week!