Tag: allure magazine

  • How to: Style an Upside-Down French Braid

    Fri, 23 November 2012 3:02PM

    We’ve been obsessed with the upside-down French braid ever since we spotted it in a recent issue of Allure: image: Regan Cameron/Allure So we asked our intern Lucy, who has a rather handy background as a trained hairstylist, to help guide us through a how-to. Before we begin, Lucy’s disclaimer: “This look is actually best when relaxed and… more

    Hair / How To


  • Allure November 2012: Get Lauren Conrad’s Red Lip, The Secrets to Super-Sleek Hair & Meet the CC Cream!

    Thu, 18 October 2012 3:13PM

    It’s a happy morning when I wake up to my iPad telling me that the new Allure is ready to download. Allure has been ‘the beauty expert’ for over 20 years. And while there are countless beauty sites (hello!) and blogs the world over, dishing out such amazing advice (if we do say so ourselves)… more



  • Pin it! The 10 Beauty Pinterest Pages You Need to Follow

    Tue, 16 October 2012 11:55AM

    Here at PRIMPED HQ we love us a little bit if social media. Twitter? You’ll find us over @PRIMPED. Facebook? You’ll, uh, also find us @PRIMPED. And lately, with the fancy redesign of our blog and gallery pages, you’ll notice the delightful little Pinterest button at the top, which means, yep, you guessed it, you… more



  • The Beauty Experts: Makeup Artists, Editors and Hairstylists You Need to Follow on Twitter

    Wed, 11 July 2012 11:20AM

    In the nineties and early noughties it was all about MySpace. And then it moved to Facebook, with give or take a few hundred varieties of social networks in between. Today, it’s all about Twitter and Instagram (or both), and aside from catching up on the latest news and celebrity snaps, here at PRIMPED HQ… more



  • Calling All Primpettes – Do you Have a Beauty Blog?

    Tue, 10 April 2012 12:39PM

    What better way to kick off the (sort of) start of the working week than to discuss an exciting new initiative we’re working on here at Primped HQ. It involves the best thing since sliced bread volume-infused hair powders – why, you guys, of course! We know how much you love beauty, right? Probably about as… more


    A Model Backstage at Talbot Runhof

  • A note to Kim Kardashian: a fresh face REALLY suits you.

    Thu, 9 September 2010 4:55PM

    I love Kim Kardashian. Truly, I do. But as beautiful as she is, I tend to think that sometimes she does over do it with the hair, the makeup and the clothes. With just about everything, really. It’s almost as though she’s forgotten how naturally gorgeous she really is, and that wearing tonnes of makeup… more



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