Who are Golden Rose Cosmetics?
Golden Rose Cosmetics is a worldwide brand since 1983 found in more than 80 countries all over the world with Golden Rose Cosmetics launching in Malta in April 2006 and it’s only been the last year I have noticed a few make-up artists blogging and talking about Golden Rose and to be honest you can’t find a lot of information on the brand or even much blog posts on google, I guess they are now trying to push it with bloggers as the brand is fantastic and so affordable for us make-up artists building kits up so more people are talking about it. I have to say when I tried the liquid eyeliners from the brand I was so impressed and in fact my Black & Black Style liner from Golden Rose is favoured among all my liquid eyeliners in my kit now.
‘Quality products with reasonable prices’ has become the company’s motto from Golden Cosmetics. High branded products with fantastic colours, glitter, sparkle as well as the latest technology of Vitamin E and SPF 15 within their products.
I have swatched all the above metallic eyeliners which are £6.99 each as well as Dipliner £6.29 & Style Liner in Black & Black £6.99 (my favourite) These liners are a rich, creamy metallic colours with a thin brush for application which glides flawlessly on the lash line leaving behind a nice metallic glint on dry down. All have excellent pigment which I find last for hours with cracking or flaking especially The Style Liner in Black & Black! I actually haven’t come across a black liquid eyeliner that deliveries like this one, I love how it’s jet blog and has a slight shine to it, and not to mention staying put for hours. I actually used a mixture of this eyeliner and my Lime Crime Uniliners Quill for my latest Pop Art Inspired make-up look which I will be demoing at IMATS in June J
The liners do go “wet” for a few moments so do beware during application as it will smudge easily if you don’t allow it to dry completely. Once dry it seems to hold strong on me without flaking, smudging, or fading away! I just find all these faultless!
Check out the rest of their range here: http://www.goldenroseuk.com/
Have you tried Golden Rose Cosmetics before?
My last sneak peek picture of the Abandoned Fashion Series Makeup look from Luke Woodford’s shoot today in The Lake District.
More behind the scene images and final images published in Dark Beauty magazine will be out soon.
Don’t be afraid to experiment…
One thing a lot of new makeup artists do is they stick to eyeshadows for eyes , lipstick for lips , blush for cheeks…No,no,no! There are no rules with makeup!
I love to use lipstick for cream blusher, eyeshadows for lipstick, blusher for lips and so fourth. The same rule applies with makeup brushes. Just because its labelled as ‘Lip Brush’ it doesn’t mean it’s a lip brush!
You need to experiment with products and brushes and do what feels right for you! You will feel more free as an artist and see yourself becoming more creative! In this picture I am using a face paint for lipstick and an eyeliner brush to apply! I like to break rules.
A short video of a step by step look into how I created my High Fashion textured eye make-up look on myself ready for Luke Woodford’s Abandoned fashion series photoshoot this weekend in The Lake District.
Real close up of tonight’s textured eye makeup on myself for Luke Woodford’s Abandoned Fashion Series shoot this weekend shooting in The Lake District.
Can’t wait to to do the photoshoot now.
Little old crazy me again painting my face & eyes!
This time it’s high fashion textured skin & eyes practicing for Luke Woodford’s Next Abandoned Fashion Series photoshoot in The Lake District all this weekend.
*We Are Faux lashes in ‘Josey’
*Illamsqua Precision Gel eyeliner,
*Crownbrush Eyebrow palette
*Kryolan Natural Variety eye shadow palette & Eyebrow blocking kit
*Sugarpill Cosmetics Pressed eyeshadow in ‘Tako’
*Golden Rosé liquid eyeliner in No.15 & Smoky Effect Eye pencil
*Dior Style Liner
Hope you all like ( need to do brows better on the model, I rushed on myself)
Happy 2nd Birthday Glossy Box UK.
Love my presents in my Glossy Box this month, especially my Jelly Pong Pong ‘Fairy Lashes Mascara’. The wand looks non clumping and lash curling! *Full Size for £15- www.jellypongpong.com
Also something I have been wanting to try… Beautiful Movements Cosmetics ‘Prime & Create Medium’ The product is an aloe vera based gel that is designed to be mixed with a powder product to turn them into cream foundations, blush and eyeshadows. It can additionally be used as a primer and has been created for all skin types, including sensitive skin. Cruelty free and free from parabens, bismuth oxychloride, nano particles, animal products, synthetic dyes, and fragrances. *£20 for full size from www.beautifulmovementscosmetics.com
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Why didn’t I discover this beauty over a year ago?
NYX Cosmetics Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk has makeup junkies raving about it and in my opinion is a must now in my make-up kit and can’t believe I didn’t discover it before! It has the ability to enhance the shade of shadows, lock shadows in place while acting as a primer, and just generally act as a perfect base for loose pigments and minerals.
It’s creamy, easy to apply with your fingers (By applying with your finger keeps it smoother and naturally looking, or use a synthetic brush) The formula not only enhances and creates beautifully vibrant shadow finishes when worn under eye shadows but it also acts as a beautiful base that helps loose shadows, glitters, and pigments to adhere to lids. I love to use to create a bright white base too.
Have you tried this beauty before? The NYX Jumbo pencils come in a variety of colours at £4.50 each. I am yet to try the whole range of colours.
I am loving Concrete Minerals Pro Matte Pigments…
Straight Up, first reaction to their pigments was … WOW! I mean look at that blue!
Beautiful pigmented little pots of powder that isn’t chalky and really easy to blend so even beginners working with loose pigments would have no issues working with these. They pack on really easy with a good paddle brush, and if you apply them to a primer and / or sticky base they are going to be even more magical on the eyes making the pigment pop even more! There is a bit of fall out with them like any loose pigment, but a simple tap off of the excess before you apply and your fall out problem is solved.
One of the hardest things to find in the makeup world in my opinion are amazing matte pigments & I have found a love with Concrete Minerals for the perfect matte pigment. And finally they are being debuted in the UK as they were only available in the US & wanted my hands on them after lots of bloggers were talking about them. These shade ‘BulletProof’-Blue & ‘Wicked’ -Grey-purple I got from www.cutecosmetics.co.uk at £6.00 each.
The label was launched in 2009 and is known for its highly pigmented products that don’t cause any harm to the skin. All of their products are free from fragrances, parabens, artificial flavours, nano-particles, bismuth oxychloride and talc – it doesn’t get much better than that, really!
I can’t wait to use them on upcoming make-up jobs.