Tuesday 4 March 2014

Get my 'GRAZIA Glow'

I had one of my biggest blogger 'pinch me' moments this week when I opened  a copy of GRAZIA magazine to find my face taking up half a page in the 'Beauty Hunter' section! The photo was from London Fashion Week when my minimal girly make up got snapped at Somerset House, but I never imagined it'd end up in one of my favourite weeklies! So seeing as GRAZIA branded my 'glowing barely-there' beauty look as one of 'Spring's hottest trends' I thought that I'd show you how I achieved it...

I started the fresh Spring look with a base of my beloved Bourjois Radiance Reveal Healthy Mix in '52' which provides a gorgeous dewy finish as well as flawless coverage with a sunkissed yellow toned shade. I then added a pop of peachy colour with the Bourjois Cream Blush in 'Healthy Glow' and a champagne sheen with Benefit Watt's Up! because this is the ultimate glowy healthy cheek combo. As this look is more about the base I kept the eyes very minimal, just adding a bit of definition with a flick of Rimmel Exaggerate Liquid Liner and a few coats of my holy grail Bourjois Volume Clubbing Ultra Black Mascara, making sure to also define my brows nice and naturally with the brand new 'brow wow in a bottle', Benefit Gimme BrowThe finishing touch came in the form of my favourite nude lipstick of all time, MAC 'Shy Girl', which is the prettiest peachy pink that gives you a bit of shine with it's cremesheen finish and also makes your lips smell of vanilla. Always a plus. 

One person very excited by this GRAZIA appearence was mama gunn who went out and purchased multiple copies immediately! I had a really lovely weekend with her actually as she came to stay and we did lots of shopping and gossiping before going for a roast with my dad on Sunday. I had lots of fun last night too hosting a Bene-style pancake party at my flat to create content for this Benefit blog post and tonight I think I'll be doing/eating much of the same so have a very happy pancake eve!

What are your top products for 'barely-there' beauty? 


  1. You look amazing in this pic, so happy for you that you got in the magazine! It's a great look, thanks for sharing with us how you did it x

    Claire | AgentSmyth

  2. You look gorgeous Meg! How exciting for you. MAC Shy Girl is my favourite too :) Sophie Clare

  3. how exciting that you're in Grazia! You do look flawless! Love the peach blush & watts up combo, and I seriously need to get my hands on some gimme brow. Your brows look fantastic. It's on my birthday list so here's hoping :-)
    Rosie xx

  4. Very exciting! What a gorgeous makeup look, too!

    xo Brianna | Glazed Over

  5. You look gorgeous, how amazing to be featured :) Oh I'm on a hunt for a New MAC lipstick wonder if Shy Girl would suit me x

    Catherines Loves

  6. Great post!
    congrats on being featured :D


  7. You look amazing, and so cool you ended up in Grazia, must be unreal! Love the nude lipstick, been hunting for one, may have to give 'Shy Girl' a try!


  8. aw no surprise there! you're make up is always flawless and beautiful! http://myscarlettfashion.blogspot.co.uk/

  9. Wow that's brilliant - well done! Might pop out and buy a copy so I can have a read :)
    You looked lovely xx


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