• Kat Von D vs. Makeup Revolution – Is There a Problem with Makeup ‘Dupes’?

    Recently, Kat Von D took to Instagram to scorn Makeup Revolution by posting an image (below) showing her ‘Shade & Light Eye Contour Palette’ above Makeup Revolution’s ‘Ultra Eye Contour – Light and Shade Palette’. The caption accused Makeup Revolution of copying her design, using hashtags including ‘#bootleg’ and...
  • Style Profile: Sam and Nic Chapman – Making Professional Makeup Accessible to Us All

    Whether a professional makeup artist or someone whose extent of their makeup collection is a well-loved mascara, most makeup wearers own a Real Techniques product. If not, they will most certainly be aware of its presence; their award-winning brushes stand out in the seemingly endless makeup aisles. However, many...
  • Is the Art of Makeup Coming to an End?

    Scrolling through my Instagram feed, all I see is the same thing. Picture after picture of pretty girls, and boys, with flawless makeup. Most young women, and some men, show an expressive interest in makeup and many people own professional standard makeup brands such as Urban Decay, Nars and...
  • Beauty in Business: Kohl Kreatives

    Earlier this month, Impact Style’s Jo Grimwood had the opportunity to chat with founder and CEO of Kohl Kreatives, Trishna Daswaney, to find out all about the Nottingham based company. Kohl Kreatives is an independent, non-profit organisation set up by former University of Nottingham student Trishna Daswaney. Trishna’s aim...
  • How to Look Haute this Halloween

    It’s Halloween season! Easily one of the best things about Autumn, and nothing makes it more exciting than finding the perfect costume. Now I don’t know about you, but I think the best looks for a night out are those that kill “gothic chic”. The end of October gives...
  • How to hack Kylie Jenner’s beauty tricks on a student budget

    In recent times no one has quite got the cult following in the beauty world like Kylie Jenner. Her Instagram pictures hoard comments from fans begging to be let into her makeup routines and rituals. Lucky for all those fans, last month Kylie launched an app where she posts...