THE BEAUTY BLACKOUT


Pat McGrath’s LiquiLUST 007 Collection is BACK for Festival Season: The Colour Blitz Kit, The Femme Moderne Duo + The Beauty Blackout Guide to Slaying the Season

In spirit with Pat's lofty claim that these products contain "EVERYTHING a girl or boy needs to SLAY the SPRING MUSIC SCENE", we’ve rated every product in this review on the The Beauty Blackout's 1-10 Scale of Festival-Worthiness (patent pending). Obvs, 10 is the best grade to get....... read more »


The Definitive Guide to Charlotte Tilbury's Lip Cheats: Featuring the New Luxury Lip Liner Collection

Now, we don’t think this will come as a huge surprise to regular readers of The Beauty Blackout, but nevertheless, we’d like to make a formal declaration before jumping into today’s review. Two of our favourite lipstick formulas are formulated by none other than Charlotte Tilbury (we feel like we're on familiar enough terms with her to simply refer to her as 'Charlotte'.) Yes, yes, we know we’ve been sort of merciless with the teasing in our previous reviews of her products but our intentions were anything but malicious. So why all the teasing? Because: a) we think Charlotte’s chill enough... read more »


Fude 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Going Bankrupt Buying Japanese Brushes

It’s strange how long it takes many of us makeup lovers to start thinking seriously about the brushes we use as tools everyday. I was maybe 17 when I was bitten by the beauty bug and its crazy to think that for four years, I used half a dozen makeup up brushes from MAC. I could never figure out how to do a smokey eye because, well...my eye brush collection consisted of the MAC 217, 242 (x 2; why I had two of this already useless brush I can't explain) and, of course, the 266. That was it. With one blending brush aka the... read more »