What Makeup Trend Do You Hope Will Disappear in 2016?

What Makeup Trend Do You Hope Will Disappear in 2016?

© Artem Merzlenko

I’ve seen many, many makeup trends over the years. Makeup from the 80s, 90s, noughties and today … well, they sure have evolved over the years. In some years, the makeup trends go back to what you see in years of yesterday with a modern take. There are trends that I’ve fallen head over heels in love with and trends that I wouldn’t touch with a ten-foot pole.

Today I’m getting a bit ranty and talk about the makeup trends I’m keeping my fingers crossed would disappear in 2016. I’m sure you’ve seen makeup trends that are popping up left, right and centre that you’re not a fan of as well so let’s get ranty together eh? It’s Monday after all! 😛

As much as I’d love to show you pictures of these trends, I didn’t include image examples with this blog post because I found most of them on Instagram and Pinterest, and let’s face it, these people are not going to give me permission to use their images in an article that says I really didn’t like what they did. All you have to do is search for them on Pinterest and you’ll be inundated with examples of what I mean.

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Tine’s Guide To Getting Off Your Bum: How To Go From Zero To 5K (And What I Learned From My First Race)

City2Sea 5km 2015

To seasoned runners or those who run regularly, 5km is probably chump change in distance compared to the minimum 10km runs and above. But for someone like me who had never deemed to run more than 100 metres unless absolutely necessary (e.g. being chased by someone or catching the bus. Fingers crossed I don’t need to do the former) and who had her arse permanently planted to something soft, it was like running a bloody marathon.

Now that my first 5km run is done and dusted, I thought I’d share some of the things I’ve learned about going from zero (by zero I mean leaving-arse-prints-on-couch sort of thing) to actually running running a 5km race. The whole process has changed the way I live my life and I’m so grateful for it. If you’ve led a sedentary lifestyle for years but would like to get off your bum and try this running thing, here are some tips I learned along the way. It’s really not as hard as I thought it would be.

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Oh Go On, Australis, You Go Ahead And Show Us Some Cheek!

Australis Show Us Some Cheek Blush in Cameo

I was at Kmart the other day and was doing a bit of a sneaky browsing of activewear (who knew Kmart has such a wide activewear section now?) and when I walked past the Australis shelf, my eyes fell upon their latest blush range, Show Some Cheek. You know me, it’s hard for me to resist a blush, and so one of them (Cameo) came home with me. I thought at AU$12.95, it’s not too bad. I wasn’t able to swatch it as it was sealed in paper packaging but I thought okay worst case scenario, it’s sheer and hard, but I can still use it, no problem.

It turns out, for the price, it’s a bloody good one for a surprisingly high quality blush!

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Bloggie Wednesday: 7 Things That Can Hurt Your Blog

Bloggie Wednesday: 7 Things That Can Hurt Your Blog

I’ve learned a lot of lessons, some the hard way, throughout my years of blogging. The time when I accidentally deleted the entire blog (at that time, I had 3 years worth of content) and almost had a heart attack, the time when I didn’t back up my content, broke my blog and couldn’t retrieve most of what I lost, the time when I didn’t reply to a single comment left on my blog … oh, there were many lessons indeed. In hindsight, I’ve done many things that hurt my blog and I only noticed the problems and consequences later.

One of the biggest advantages of blogging now is that you no longer need to fumble like most of us did when we started blogging many years ago. We didn’t know what the heck we were doing back then and there weren’t many tutorials that we could Google for. Nowadays, there’s a solution for almost everything and I’m very thankful for more and more bloggers on the scene that are able to provide free solutions to the problems I have. That knowledge helps to minimise the mistakes I make that can hurt my blog.

Are you doing any of these 7 things that can hurt your blog?

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