Bare Naked Ladies

Kim Kardashian has recently attempted to ‘break the internet’ once again, with a couple of nude selfies. I don’t have a problem with people sharing naked, or scantily clad shots of themselves; if an adult in full command of their mental and emotional capacity choses to do so, that is their choice. When you're like I have nothing to wear LOL A post shared by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on Mar 7, 2016 at 12:07am PST I’ve noticed that the term ’empowerment’ has been bandied around a lot on social media recently, especially with regards to nude selfies. Alluding that getting one’s kit off is an act of empowering feminism makes it rather difficult to criticise, because it feels like a betrayal of the sisterhood. Justifying attention-seeking selfies under the umbrella term of empowerment is misleading and bogus. […]

Strike a Strobe

Make-up trends cyclical, and the looks which are in vogue now will no doubt appear ridiculous in years to come. Kim Kardashian inspired contouring is often copied but seldom mastered. I’ve have had a go at using pale, matt bronzer to add definition to my bone structure, with mixed success. I’ve just about got the hang of it now, but there are some images on my blog that make me cringe. The tell-tale streaks running under my cheek bones and around my temples look grubby, when I was aiming for sculpted. I’ve never attempted the full-on Kardashian, primarily because I don’t like to go that heavy with my base and I think it’s very tricky to get right. To do it properly, you need cream products that are two shades darker than your natural skin tone, and two shades […]