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Pregnancy and spray tans... Is it safe??

A very common question we are asked here at Luminosa from our yummy mummies or new mummies-to-be is "Can I get a spray tan when i'm pregnant or breastfeeding?" It is a highly talked about subject, and one that many tend to disagree on. We at Luminosa encourage everyone to do their own research and make their own decision, but we have enclosed some facts and tips to help you.  To start off with, lets talk spray tans themselves. The active ingredient in fake tan is dihydroxyacetone (DHA). It’s non-toxic and it works by reacting with the cells in the outermost...

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Spotlight On... Powder

Ladies, I bet if you reached into your makeup bag, or handbag or clutch you would find a powder of some description in it. Setting powder, Finishing powder, HD powder, translucent powder, we all have them. But do you actually know what powder is best used for what, and what is most suited for you?? Traditionally, powder is applied over your foundation or finished makeup to help set it so that it won’t migrate into any lines or slide down off your face. Powder is also a great base upon which to apply blush, contour, bronzer, or shimmer. You can...

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Tips for Glasses Wearers

For us bespectacled ladies, one of the hardest things we come across daily is doing our makeup. For one thing, if you are as blind as a bat like I am, even being able to see your face clearly in the mirror is a struggle, let alone making sure your face is on fleek! For this reason I have compiled some handy tips to help make your makeup pop, and some tricks specifically tailored for glasses wearers. To begin, you need to determine whether you need to define or open your eyes. Farsighted ladies will find that the glasses magnification...

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