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How to apply strip lashes

How to apply strip lashes

We have all experienced some difficulty getting lashes to behave themselves but know they are only going to enhance the look. They can stick on the wrong part of the eye or even nowhere near the eye. With the help of Oliver Hughes who inspired me to write this blog...
Trish White’s Story. Discovering me.

Trish White’s Story. Discovering me.

  It’s snowing outside, I find snow is strangely magical even as an adult, it slowly descends muffling the sounds of life bringing peace and chaos in equal measures. It always puts me in a reflective mood. I won’t start at the beginning, most stories like mine kind of...
Born’s Guide to makeup colour correction

Born’s Guide to makeup colour correction

  Colour correcting can be an important part of your makeup routine. Especially for helping with the 5 o’clock shadow or dark circles under the eyes. Here is our little guide to help you with selecting colour correcting that is best for you. The Colour Wheel: The...
Simple Lolita Inspired Eye Look

Simple Lolita Inspired Eye Look

  We thought we would share with you how we created this simple Lolita inspired eye look on Sophie in Born’s recent photo-shoot. We started by priming the eyes with MAC Pro Long-ware Paint Pot. Colour: Painterly. Making sure to carve out a good brow shape using a flat...
Roxy and Sarah’s story

Roxy and Sarah’s story

  I was born in the late 70’s, several years before the advent of the internet we love and loathe in equal measures, so the feelings I had were confusing and difficult to understand. I was drawn to trying on women’s clothing and fell in love with the softness of the...
Sonja’s Story

Sonja’s Story

Before I began to embrace Sonja, my alter-ego, my experiences of the trans-community were limited. I had once very briefly been introduced to a transgender waitress at ‘Funny Girls’ in Blackpool when I was 18. I am ashamed to say that I felt embarrassed to be seen...
Regrets by Vicki Sixx

Regrets by Vicki Sixx

  Hitmen, spies, fugitives – shadowy figures that live on the cusp of society. Walking in plain view yet forever out of sight. Burdened with experience and knowledge that they’d rather take to their grave than share with anybody else. Living half a life at best....