It’s heart-warming to see a brand respond to customer feedback, particularly when it leads to creation of even better product. Ellis Faas, a make-up artist and founder of synonymous
We live in the times when receiving often overtakes one’s desire to give and that’s why focussing on charities that deserve our support is not only done by people, but brands
Ellis Faas is one of the most unusual make-up artists I have met in person and the products that she creates continue to intrigue, even when you have been
For most of us make-up is part of our every day life but pause and consider it as an art form for a moment, the way many make-up artist approach it. There is so much inspiration behind it, so many cultural
– Light E301 in Antique Silver is an easy to apply silver glitter that will help to subtly light up your face, eyes or make for a great pencil for creating body art.
– Last but not least, is the fabulously lush Mascara E401 in Black that will make your eyes truly magnetic.
Now, the question is, have you booked your tickets and organised your party diary?
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Last week saw the former queen of the Netherlands Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix open a new exhibition at De Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam. “Magical Africa – Masks and Sculptures from
Ellis created this video in collaboration with the aptly titled I LOVE YOU magazine and it shows you how to have fun with make-up and create the look that would be as unique as you are.
So instead of breaking the bank or buying something that might be put away in the drawer as soon as Valentine’s day is over, play with your make-up, create a look that makes you feel like the most beautiful version of yourself and have a great day celebrating love that makes the world a better, kinder, more exciting place to live in.
This non-greasy, yet incredibly vibrant lip formula, which doesn’t leave lips feeling heavy or dry, is packed with pigments and comes in nine versatile shapes for you to choose from:
Ellis is one of those make-up artists who doesn’t preach or tell you things as if she knows you better than you do, instead she has an incredibly naughty laugh, a self-depreciating manner and will help your explore the products in order to make you look like the better version of yourself. She takes inspiration in technical capabilities and textures, while also relying on her years of make-up artistry experience. With this product she wanted it to be bright and very wearable, without complicating your make-up routine. When you apply hot lips you need to massage it in a little and then build it up, if you want an even more intense burst of colour with megawatt intensity.
When you are trying make-up, especially foundation, Ellis advises to apply three shades on your jaw line, blend it in and then go outside, in to proper light in order to see the end result before committing to a specific shade or product.
Ellis is also refreshingly honest when it comes to make-up and brands and says that when you do catwalk or editorials, one can never stick with just one brand, instead you use different brands and products in order to achieve a perfect result that will make the impact. When it comes to ELLIS FAAS make-up Ellis believes in classic, not trendy colours, so you won’t see any catwalk looks replicated in her products. Instead you will find a variety of shades that can accentuate your best features.
I was lucky to try a few shades of Hot Lips today with ELLIS FAAS make-up artist (such fun to have your lips painted with a lip brush and then dash to Ellis to seek her reaction)and we both agreed that 406 is the perfect shade for me during the day, with the 408 not far behind.
Hot Lips contain castor seed oil and a hint of vanilla and are quite long-lasting-even when I arrived back home my lip color looked as fresh, as when it was originally applied. And when even women look at you on the train with the appraising look in their eyes, you know that you are doing something right with your make-up. Yay to HOT LIPS !
All Ellis Lips products are suitable for every skin tone, age and style. Paraben-free. Non-sticky. No animal testing. Price: €25 / £22 / $35.
There are many shades and brands out there to choose from but I invite you to indulge in the colour and texture choices from
Even though the upcoming Thanksgiving is primarily a US holiday, Ellis and her team show loyalty to their worldwide fans, no matter what nationality or country