Makeup Blog

Discover our edit of the best makeup blog posts. From discovering the best foundation for your skin type to reading our makeup reviews of the hottest beauty products, we've got everything you need to know all in one place.

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We've done the hard work so you don't have to. Read through our blog archive to discover the best makeup products without having to swatch them all. Our favourites include our guides to the best mascara, best lipstick and best makeup brushes. Trust us, your beauty stash is gonna love us. Plus, our vegan makeup brands guide was made to add-to-bookmarks.

Makeup Reviews by Brand

Already know which makeup brand you wanna invest in, but not sure where to start? Or maybe we've just launched Instagram's hottest new beauty brand and you wanna get to know the products we're obsessed with RN? Trust us, we've got you covered. Find out more about must-have launches right here, from the best Sleek products to best Blink Brow Bar products. Got any requests? Just pop us a tweet @hqhair.

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THE BEST NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP PRODUCTS THAT ARE WORTH THE HYPE

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THE BEST NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP PRODUCTS THAT ARE WORTH THE HYPE

Your makeup stash is about to thank us: these are the best NYX Professional Makeup products EVER.

2020-02-26 08:00:03By Rebecca

DRUGSTORE DREAMIN' WITH THE BEST MAYBELLINE PRODUCTS

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DRUGSTORE DREAMIN' WITH THE BEST MAYBELLINE PRODUCTS

Need some new makeup, but on a budget? Discover our edit of the best Maybelline products, including mascara, lipstick and powder.

2020-01-30 08:00:48By Rebecca

THE BEST BRONZER EDIT

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THE BEST BRONZER EDIT

Find your new fave bronzer in our edit of the top 10 bronzers you need to try.

2019-06-11 09:20:09By Melissa

THE BEST FOUNDATION FOR YOU

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THE BEST FOUNDATION FOR YOU

Read our ultimate guide to the best foundation for you, whatever your skin type.

2019-05-22 08:00:41By Rebecca

SLAY ALL DAY WITH THE BEST SETTING SPRAY

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SLAY ALL DAY WITH THE BEST SETTING SPRAY

Ensure your makeup lasts all day with our edit of the best setting sprays with everything from dewy to matte finishes.

2019-05-16 08:00:41By Rebecca

OUR FAVOURITE PROM MAKEUP LOOKS - AND HOW TO DO THEM

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OUR FAVOURITE PROM MAKEUP LOOKS - AND HOW TO DO THEM

We're not that fussed about who winds up being Prom Queen this year, we're more interested in getting the squad together and being extra AF. Serve sass with our edit of the best prom beauty buys and prom makeup ideas.

2019-05-07 08:00:33By Rebecca

HQ TESTS: BENEFIT HOOLA IN EVERY SINGLE SHADE

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HQ TESTS: BENEFIT HOOLA IN EVERY SINGLE SHADE

With Toasted and Caramel shades launching, we've tried and tested every single shade of Benefit Hoola bronzer on different skin tones.

2019-04-17 08:00:39By Rebecca

HQ TESTS: THE WHOLE ILLAMASQUA NUDE COLLECTION

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HQ TESTS: THE WHOLE ILLAMASQUA NUDE COLLECTION

Read our Illamasqua Nude Collection review, as we try every single item in their new makeup collection, including the new Beyond Powder highlighters and the eyeshadow palette.

2019-04-12 09:00:00By Rebecca

THE BEST EYESHADOW PALETTES TO ADD TO YOUR COLLECTION

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THE BEST EYESHADOW PALETTES TO ADD TO YOUR COLLECTION

On the hunt for the best eyeshadow palette? Time to stop googling, as we've got your ultimate top 10.

2019-04-09 08:00:21By Rebecca

THE BEST MASCARA YOU NEED TO ADD TO BAG

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THE BEST MASCARA YOU NEED TO ADD TO BAG

It's the ultimate basic, but it's harder than you'd think to find the best mascara for your buck. We've done all the hard work so you don't have to, and curated an edit of our favourites.

2019-04-04 08:00:15By Rebecca