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Queen Regnant’s Ultimate Eyeliner Guide

Queen Regnant has done her homework! It took me years to figure out the eyeliner thing, what to use, how to draw the line and what type of line to draw, so I gathered up as much information I could find(which has been incredibly useful over time!) to remove the guesswork for you. Presenting Queen Regnant’s Ultimate Eyeliner Guide!   1.Types Of Eyeliner How to tell those eyeliner brushes apart: 2.How To Draw The Basic Line Hold your eyelid to ensure a smooth and even line. Draw away!   3.The Line That Best Suits Your Eye Shape A slight modification of the basic line to suit your eye shape: 4.Troubleshooting Q-tips, earbuds, whatever you call it, will help fix those minor mistakes. Use a tiny dot of foundation and dab along the error and voila! 5.Variations Line those eyes away, duchesses and don’t forget to share the love, the world would look a little prettier with a touch of eyeliner!

The Most Fabulous(and Simple!) Chocolate Pudding!

The word “stressed” is desserts spelt backwards. A true foodie knows that when you want a quick-fix dessert, peanut butter on a teaspoon isn’t going to cut it. Here’s my dump-it-all-in-a-mixing-bowl version of decadent chocolate pudding for those times when you just can’t help it! Ingredients Cake 250ml(1cup) cake flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/3 cup cocoa 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup oil 1/2 cup strong brewed coffee 1/2 cup milk 1 egg 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Sauce 75ml milk 45ml margarine 100g dark chocolate Method Cake 1. Sift flour into a mixing bowl. 2. Add sugar, baking soda, baking powder, cocoa and mix well. 3. Add milk, oil, brewed coffee and vanilla extract to the flour mix and stir it in. 4. Add the egg and mix until the mixture resembles a weak chocolate liquid. 5. Bake for approximately 20 mins in a 2L baking pan at 180°C. 6. Remove the cake from the oven and allow to cool. Sauce 1. Break chocolate into pieces and place …

What’s In That Make-Up Bag?

If I had a penny for everytime someone asked me about my amateur make-up regime, Alyssa would be a very wealthy woman! I wear make up to cover up my problematic skin, so taking care of my skin is a primary priority(we will save that for another Fabulous post on Queen Regnant!). This is pretty basic stuff, I don’t have any formal make up artistry skills, and I stick to the same make up routine everyday with the exception of lipstick colours and concealer, depending on my mood and the condition of my skin. Here’s the products in my makeup bag! Face Smashbox Studio Skin Foundation This foundation is oil-free, which is perfect for acne-prone skin, and hydrating. A little goes a long way and a dab here and there after the initial application works as well as a concealer. Clinique Stay Matte Sheer Pressed Powder This powder helps set my foundation in place and I use it to mattify my nose and chin throughout the day. Woolworths Face Complexion Perfector This is magic in …

All About That (Chuck) Bass

For those of you who have been living under a rock for the last few years, Charles Bartholomew Bass is a fictional character from the popular TV series Gossip Girl, played by Ed Westwick. He has embedded his place into pop culture for his witty lines, hedonistic lifestyle, Casanova-like demeanor and most importantly, his personal style. Get The Look 1. A Well Tailored Suit 2.A Textured Bowtie 3.Braces   4.Bold Colours 5.A Pocket Square 6. Luxurious Ties 7.Brogues   8. Gold Watch 9. Leather Gloves