Beauty

Original blog posts and articles from KitschMix on the Lesbian Health and Women’s Beauty

10 Things To Look Out For In A Perfect Facial

A decent facial can work wonders for your skin and also your stress levels! Here are Sam’s top tips on what to look for during a first class facial treatment! Consultation – this is often overlooked but a great consultation is vital to understand your skin’s needs. Your therapist should find…

The Beauty Guru | Bush or Bare?

The history of the bush still fills me with wonder – from Egyptians who removed every hair on their body to the 70’s ‘fro our grandparents certainly rocked, the bush has disappeared and reappeared throughout history. Reasons as to why we lean towards bush or bare tend to be centred…

Beauty Guide | Stress-free Summer Makeup

Summer is full of pleasure and fun but melting makeup, smudging eyeliner and sticky lipstick is definitely not part of the fun. In summer applying makeup should be simple, light and comfortable. You may have to make some changes to your standard makeup routine so that your summer look can…

Tomboy Beauty | How Much is too Much

As a total femme, and beauty therapist I LOVE beauty treatments, make up and anything that makes me look and feel better. But I like my girls to be, well, a kind of boys. I like my partner to have natural (always bare) nails, no visible make up, and never…

Must-have Tools For a Lesbian’s Makeup Kit

I know, I know – make-up right. Some of us are taught by sisters, friends and mothers the essentials. But if like me – a tomboy by nature, who spent their youth playing football, hanging out with boys, and climbing trees – these essentials tips where-not often filtered my way.…

Introducing The Beauty Guru, Sam Marshall

Brains, beauty and savvy business mind – Yes! Meet KitschMix’s new Beauty columnist Sam Marshall – the beauty Guru. Sam has had an illustrious career managing Harvey Nichols’ Urban Retreat, working on X Factor, as well as working with the beauty industries leading mentors and brands. She is published journalist,…

Photographer Shows How Beauty is Ageless

The idea for this photo series came when Anastasia Pottinger was approached by a 101-year old woman to be photographed in the nude. The only condition – that she couldn’t be identified from the photos. The black and white photos that they created are undeniably beautiful, and seem to encapsulate…

Yawn, Questions Girls With Tattoos Are Tired Of Hearing

Watch the video ‘Questions Girls With Tattoos Are Tired Of Hearing’, which was inspired by Buzzfeed post – 16 Questions People With Tattoos Are Tired Of Answering, this video highlights those ‘delightful‘ question ladies we tattoos often receive.  16 Questions People With Tattoos Are Tired Of Answering Can I touch it? Is…

Stunning Videos – Dermablend’s “Camo Confessions

A video created as part of Dermablend’s “Camo Confessions” campaign. Cheri Lindsay is a college volleyball coach and YouTuber who suffers from vitiligo, a skin condition which causes depigmentation of the skin. In this video she takes of her make-up to reveal her beautiful imperfections. Cheri says she uses makeup as a tool to help…

11 Awesome Older Women with Tattoos

I’m willing to bet that the overwhelming majority of women with tattoos today have been asked by a concerned parent, friend or nosey acquaintance: “. . . but what will that look like when you’re 75?” In case there was still any doubt, the answer to that inevitable question is:…