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Natural Makeup for Men : My Three Key Components

Words: Yours truly • Photos: David

Ok, here’s a quick preface: I know this is a bit of a taboo subject for men but it really doesn’t have to be… I mean, it’s 2020!! With the rising popularisation of male beauty YouTubers like James Charles, Edward Avila, etc.; gender-neutral cosmetics or even cosmetics designed purely for men; and RuPaul’s Drag Race (though that’s not the vibe we’re going for here!), we all know that men wear makeup – fact. It’s just a reality that’s not going away, and it’s not that big a deal either.

Do you think male actors and celebrities appear on screen or red carpets without at least a few dabs of concealer here and there? No. In fact, almost never. It’s just that the makeup is so subtle you hardly ever notice it – unless you see them barefaced, then it’s a whole ’nother story! – and that’s the type of ‘makeup’ I want to talk about in this post.

Whatever your gender, if you’d like to learn more about what I do to achieve a natural ‘no-makeup’ makeup look, then keep reading. Continue Reading

Fashion Outfits

#MyVtgLevi’s

Words: Oliver | Photos: David

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Until my recent pop-over to Brussels, I had always been a tad skeptical about this old-fashioned cliché of a statement… but then I came across this vintage gorgeousness laying around in a mount of preloved clothes in a vintage shop. Continue Reading

Fashion Outfits S/S15

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It feels good to be writing another outfit post as it’s been almost three weeks since the last one.

multiply006Words: Oliver @oliverinstead / Photos: David

I enjoy writing the odd outfit posts because these are the occasions where I’m not restricted to writing about a specific collection, designer or event – although those reviews are pretty fun to write too. Once in a while I like to stretch my imagination and allow myself some room to let my creativity fly. That’s why I’ve made the very exciting decision to join La Vida magazine as one of their interns. 🙂 Continue Reading