KNOW YOUR PRODUCT: Zao – new organic brand to hit the UK

Louise Dartford - Make-up Artist

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Zao is a French Ecocert certified organic make-up line, that is now available in the UK.  When I first saw Zao’s website I was really pleased to see pressed matt eyeshadows and liquid foundations.  These are both things that I think lots of natural and organic brands lack, there seems to be a lot of loose shimmery eyeshadows along with loose mineral powder foundations.  While both have their place, I was keen to try the pressed shadows and the liquid foundations as I like to work with these more.

I have been using the mascara from Zao, which I have already mentioned in a previous post.  I really like it, although it does need a little powder on the lashes before application to help make it last.  I was also sent one of the shadows and a lipstick to try.  The texture of both of these feels great, I’ve had a…

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INISPIRATION VAULT: THIS IS FIERCE BEAUTY

WHAT IS FIERCE BEAUTY?

It’s strong, flamboyant style that breaks all the rules.

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It’s flashes of colour in unexpected places, angled lines, sharp brows that defy gravity.

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It’s flashes of glitter and studs on lips and eyes. Its dark, black lipstick dripping with sin.

It’s sometimes far more makeup than your grandmother would approve of.

It’s makeup that screams  that you’re a showstopper.

It’s intense contouring.

Bold Makeup

Photographer Igor Oussenko, makeup artist Denis Kartashev, hair by Elena Korobova

It’s red lipstick!

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Its colour-blocked eyes; sharp, thick, don’t mess with me eyeliner.

Its a look that screams confidence, individuality and that you mean business.

Daring eye makeup

Fierce beauty demands to be noticed, it needs to stand out.

It’s avant garde. Its slightly crazy, but always bold, visionary, provocative and utterly mesmerising.

What’s your take on fierce?

xDS