All posts tagged: emmily banks

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Get The Look: Natural, Not Nude

So you want to be a natural beauty? Guess what! You don’t need to give up your favourite lippy and go nude to do it! Rather than walking around bare-faced, why not play with some of Ere Perez’s gorgeous vegan, cruelty-free, eco-friendly products that allow you to achieve your favourite glam look, the NATURAL way. Not only will you be making a stand for the environment, you’ll also be protecting and nourishing the beautiful skin you’re in without any compromise on your favourite makeup looks! Let nature speak for itself with this step by step guide to getting the look “natural not nude” with Ere Perez. THE BASE Begin by prepping the skin with your face oil or moisturiser of choice. Gently press onto the skin to increase blood flow to the cells and allow a minute or two for them to soak it all in. Next apply Ere Perez Natural Oatmilk Foundation using the Ere Perez Eco Vegan Multipurpose Brush. Begin in the centre of the face, gently blending and buffing out, to create …

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Pro Pick: Mascara Mania with Ere Perez

Have you ever rushed out of the house forgetting to add a lick of mascara and spent the entire day feeling naked?! I know you know what I’m talking about! Whether you love a little makeup or a lot, mascara is one of those miracle cosmetic products that few of us could bear to live without. By enhancing the shape of the eye and defining the lashes, all it takes is a few little licks and you’re instantly feeling more awake and ready to face the day. Enter: Ere Perez’s gorgeous range of natural mascaras! Volumizing Waterproof mascara – the only natural waterproof mascara on the market! All-Day Sunflower Oil mascara – a long lasting brown to accentuate length and add shine. Natural Almond Oil mascara – glossy black to strengthen, lengthen, condition and stimulate growth. Lash & Brow Aloe Vera Gel mascara – clear multi purpose for a clean, wet look. Why I love Ere Perez mascaras: Natural ingredients mean no nasty eye irritation! Now if there’s anywhere we should be especially concerned about using …

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Pro Tips: Create a flawless base

I’m going to let you in on a BIG secret…You don’t have to be a professional makeup artist to create a fabulously, flawless makeup base. Shhhhhhh! With just a little help Ere Perez and moi, you can create a photoshoot-ready base with minimal fuss, each and every day. Hooray! STEP 1: Prep the base When creating a work of art, it’s so important to have a clean, smooth canvas to begin with. The same principle applies to your skin! Firstly, make sure your face is clean, then prepare the skin with your moisturizer of choice. Gently press a small amount of oil or lotion onto your skin – this not only ensures there’s no excess product, but also brings blood-flow back to the surface, which will ensure you’re glowing from the get-go. Allow a few minutes for it to soak in before moving on to Step 2. STEP 2: Creating a beautiful foundation Now comes the fun part with Ere Perez’s gorgeous Natural Oatmilk Foundation and Eco Vegan Multipurpose Brush. When it comes to foundation application, consider …

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Pro Tips: Achieve eyebrow perfection with Ere Perez

Don’t underestimate the power of the perfect eyebrow! Those seemingly unassuming brows are both an incredibly important feature of your face and a beautiful asset, when given the love and attention they deserve! Not only do those babies frame the eyes, they also have the ability to change and life the entire facial structure! Once you get brow grooming right, you’ll wonder where you ever were without it. Here’s how to do it like a pro: To check if your brows are balanced, symmetrical and to find where they should “start, arch and end”, follow the measurements below: Start: Hold a brush vertically along the side of the nose next to the tip Arch: Hold a brush beside the tip of the nose and move it diagonally to meet the outside of the iris End: Hold a brush beside the nostril and move it diagonally past the outer corner of the eye Once you know where you’re going it’s time to perfect your shape and Ere Perez has just what you need: 1.    Natural Almond …

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Get the Look: Day out with the girls

For professional, natural makeup artist, Emmily Banks, ‘girl time’ means looking and feeling good with minimal fuss. Here’s her top product picks for days hanging out with the girls.  Ere Perez Correcting Calendula Powder Foundation:  When I’m hanging out with the girls I just want something light to even out my skin tone and blemishes without looking like I have a full face of foundation on. This amazingly light powder foundation soothes as it covers blemishes, spots, redness, pigmentation or sun damage. Simply apply all over with a kabuki brush create a flawless, fresh face without covering up any of your natural beauty. Ere Perez Pure Rice Powder Bronze Tones: A quick dusting of bronzer can make all the difference between a ‘straight out of bed’ flat face or gorgeously sculpted ‘ready for anything’ one. For quick and easy application, use the Ere Perez Eco Vegan Kabuki Brush or Powder Brush, applying below cheekbones and rounding up to temples in a ‘C’ shape. Finish it off with a light dusting of the forehead, nose and chin. …

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Get the Look: Golden Girl Glamour

Perfect the Golden Girl Glamour look with Emmily Banks and Ere Perez. Whether you’re barefoot and bikini clad or hitting the town in gown and heels, this golden girl beautifully breezes from day into night, all year round! THE BASE Create a perfect canvas by prepping the skin with your face oil or moisturiser of choice. Press onto face lightly and allow a few minutes for your skin to drink it in. Apply Ere Perez Natural Oatmilk Foundation, using the Ere Perez Eco Vegan Multipurpose Brush to create an even, medium coverage. Finish with warm fingertips for blending perfection. Next, add some radiant glow with Ere Perez Versatile Vanilla Highlighter in ‘Sun Halo’. Use fingertips to apply and blend on top of the cheekbones, centre of forehead, under the brow, tip of nose and cupid’s bow. THE CHEEKS Enhance your golden hue with Ere Perez Pure Rice Powder ‘Bronze Tones’. Use the Ere Perez Kabuki Brush to gradually build up colour, depending on how dark you want to go. Sweep from below the cheekbones to the …

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How to: Call out your “celestial goddess”

There’s something heavenly in connecting with the beauty and mystery of nature. It stirs up the magic in me! Let this simple ‘Celestial Goddess’ look bring your own natural sparkle to the surface with 10 of my favourite products from Ere Perez. Ere Perez Natural Oatmilk Foundation: Create a flawless base with this light and creamy liquid foundation. Begin in the centre of the face and blend outwards using the fingers or a foundation brush until you have created an even, medium coverage. Ere Perez Pure Rice Powder Bronzer: Add some gentle contouring and golden highlights to the cheeks with this beautiful bronzer. Apply below the cheekbones, sweeping up towards the temples. Ere Perez Pure Rice Powder ‘Bondi Blush’: For a faint, whimsical blush, swirl your brush over both shades and apply a light, dusting to the apples of the cheeks. Ere Perez Versatile Vanilla Highlighter ‘Falling Star’: Create an ethereal glow by applying this light-reflecting highlighter to the brow bones, cheekbones and cupid’s bow. Use your fingertips to apply a fine coating on the skin and blend carefully. …

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Pro Pick: Ere Perez Versatile Vanilla Highlighters

Natural beauty is all about highlighting, rather than hiding your best features and what better way to do it than with Ere Perez’s gorgeous Versatile Vanilla Highlighters, ‘Falling Star’ and ‘Sun Halo’. These stunning highlighters will have you glowing from the inside out and the outside in with an incredibly nourishing ingredient list that is literally good enough to eat (olive oil, cocoa butter, avocado oil and vanilla). What is a highlighter? Essentially, a highlighter attracts light and when used correctly can create that gorgeous ‘lit from within look’ we all lust after. In addition to a lovely, luminous glow it can also be used to lift your features. Who couldn’t use a little lift from time to time, right?! Application First choose the highlighter that will compliment your skin tone, ‘Falling Star’ for lighter complexions and ‘Sun Halo’ for darker or tanned skin. I always use a finger to apply, blend and create a flawless, luminous finish. Under the brow bone: apply under the brow bone, beneath the arch of your eyebrow to give the …

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Get the Look: Beach Boho

Although we’re still blessed with gorgeous weather, autumn is on its way and it’s time to embrace your inner gypsy, as she begins to flirt between seasons. Follow these simple steps to bring out your bohemian beach beauty with a little help from Ere Perez. THE BASE Prep the skin with your face oil or moisturiser of choice. Apply Ere Perez Natural Oatmilk Foundation, using the Ere Perez Eco Vegan Multipurpose Brush to create an even, medium coverage. Next using the Ere Perez Eco Vegan Powder Brush apply Ere Perez Pure Rice Powder My Blush below the cheekbones, rounding up to the temples for gentle contouring and finish with a light dusting over the forehead, nose and chin. With Ere Perez Versatile Vanilla Highlighter in Falling Star, use the fingertips to add a soft glow by gently blending along the brow bones and cheekbones.   THE CHEEKS With the fabulous Ere Perez Eco Vegan Powder Brush, apply a light dusting of Ere Perez Pure Rice Powder in Rose Tones, beginning from the apples of the …