The Bite Mag Autumn/winter 2014

Hair and make-up: Tina Prajapat

Here is the latest additional to my make-up portfolio where I created a series of coloured ‘drip’ effects using various mediums for the bite mags Autumn/Winter 2014 front cover. More…

Step by step side swept party hairstyle

party hair style
How to create this look in a few easy steps.

Today I’m sharing a simple step by step party hairstyle that most people should be able to recreate on themselves or family and friends, it’s casually swept to the side with plaited details that give it a more dressy finish making it suitable for registry and wedding receptions or just parties in general. More…

Matcha green tea

Matcha green tea

Matcha is the king of green teas! Rich in EGCG (Epigallocatechin gallate which is a potent cancer fighting catechin), it contains 137 times more antioxidants than regular green tea and by consuming the whole leaf you are reaping all of the chlorophyll, catechins, antioxidants and nutritional benefits found in Matcha! Just one 1 cup of Matcha is equivalent to 10 cups of regular green tea. More…

Step by step party make-up look

Pink eye makeup Collage
Step by step glittery pink and purple eye make-up.

With the party season fast approaching it’s time to get the glitter out! I love adding in a touch of glitter to the eye make-up when doing party make-up or bridal reception looks as it’s the perfect way to highlight the eyes when under low lighting. More…

How to make your own anti ageing hyaluronic acid skin serum

hyaluronic acid
Hyaluronic acid is the anti ageing ingredient added to most expensive skin creams.

Hyaluronic acid is also known as hyaluronan or HA, it’s found naturally in between the skin cells where it keeps the skin looking youthful and plump, it’s also found in the joints where it acts as a cushion and lubricant and is also in the tissues of the eyes where it keeping them moist and healthy. HA is also used in cosmetic procedures where it’s injected into the skin to plump up wrinkles More…

Nourishing scalp oil

scalp oil
By nourishing your scalp with essential oils you can encourage a healthy hair growth.

If you weren’t born with a thick luxurious mane of hair then no lotion or potion will miraculously give you long Rapunzel like locks because you can’t make hair follicles where there aren’t any to start with, but what you can do through a healthy diet, lifestyle and some simple home remedies is keep the hair that you do have strong and healthy so the condition of your hair stays at its best.  More…

Chocolate & cherry black bean pudding

cherry choc pudding
Chocolate pudding doesn’t have to be unhealthy you just have to make it yourself!

Black beans and sweet potatoe make up the bulk of this desert which makes it filling and loaded with nutrition because the ingredients are proper foods! High in antioxidants this chocolate pudding is perfect for the health conscious, sweet toothed dieters and for sneaking healthy food into kids or picky eaters. More…

Easy step by step messy bun

messy bun
Messy buns keep the look youthful.

There is a fine line between a meaningful messy and tousled hairstyle and one that just looks a mess, so here is a step by step guide on how to easily create a messy bun where hopefully you can’t go wrong. More…

vanilla overnight oats

overnight oats
Overnight oats are a quick and nutritious breakfast option that are easily made the night before.

This dairy free healthy overnight oat recipe is one of my favourites especially in summer when I’m working long days and need a breakfast that’s conveniently ready made. It’s so simple, healthy and filling, just layer into a jar, pop the lid on and off you go! More…