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Home workout with Sarah Mariko

Home workout with Sarah Mariko
Home workout withSarah MarikoAre you a home workout novice?During the coronavirus pandemic, we are only allowed to be out once per day for exercise and fresh air. Perhaps, you are not a keen runner or want to minimise your risk by not going outside as often. You might want to look into creating an ...

Ayurvedic Immunity Tips with The Ayurveda Coach

Ayurvedic Immunity Tips with The Ayurveda Coach
Ayurvedic Immunity Tipswith The Ayurveda CoachAs we dwell in this time of uncertainty, we often look to trusted methods for immunity and inner healing.Now more than ever do we need to look inside and be mindful of what we are putting into the body and how each ingredient can aid us. An ancient ...

Beauty Hygiene, Decoded: How to clean your makeup bag

Beauty Hygiene, Decoded: How to clean your makeup bag
Beauty Hygiene, Decoded:How to clean your makeup bagWith the prospects of a few more weeks being confined at home and with some of us having perhaps experienced some form of flu, or COVID-19 symptoms, the time for a clean of your makeup drawers has never been so relevant.Even in the best of times ...

Working From Home? Try These Tips to Stay Focused

Working From Home? Try These Tips to Stay Focused
Working From Home? Try These Tips To Stay FocusedIn light of the current COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns that are taking place in cities and countries across the globe, an overwhelming majority of the workforce has shifted from working in the office to the safer, socially distant ...

How to stay socially active while living in lockdown

How to stay socially active while living in lockdown
How to stay Socially Activewhile living in lockdownAre you feeling lonely in the age of Coronavirus? We have a few ways on how you can continue your social life while following the new social distancing rules. Social distancing during a pandemic crisis is necessary. However, loneliness can take a ...

Mothers Day special - in conversation with Code8’s co-founder Nadine Ayache

Mothers Day special - in conversation with Code8’s co-founder Nadine Ayache
Lessons from Mum: A Conversation with Code8 Co-Founder Nadine AyacheOne way or another, our mothers play a central role in our lives. They influence, teach and inspire us- and better yet, pass down all generations of family recipes to try our hands at in the kitchen. In short, our mothers have given ...

Code8 x 16Arlington AW19: An Ultra-Glam LFW Debut

Code8 x 16Arlington AW19: An Ultra-Glam LFW Debut
Code8 x 16Arlington AW19: An Ultra-Glam LFW DebutIt’s not every LFW season that you get to be a part of a brand’s very first show. And so, we were thrilled to collaborate with new label 16Arlington for their Autumn/Winter '19 collection, for a hyper-glam presentation at the The Institute of ...

On Foundation: Top Tips & Tricks

On Foundation: Top Tips & Tricks
On Foundation: Top Tips & TricksChoosing The Perfect ColourFigure out your perfect foundation shade with a swipe test first, sweeping a bit of foundation along your cheek or jawline to see which shade melds perfectly into your skin tone. Try several hues to be sure which matches best. If your neck ...

At LFW Festival With Osman Studio, Fyodor Golan & Marta Jakubowski

At LFW Festival With Osman Studio, Fyodor Golan & Marta Jakubowski
At LFW Festival With Osman Studio, Fyodor Golan & Marta JakubowskiWhile working to an incredibly fast pace, as only the fashion industry does, London Fashion Week’s main events flew by. This year, we collaborated with Peter Pilotto, 16Arlington, David Koma, and the Oxfam show, but our work was ...

The Code8 Mother’s Day Gift Guide

The Code8 Mother’s Day Gift Guide
The Code8 Mother’s Day Gift GuideSomehow, it’s March already, and Mother’s Day is actually a lot closer than you think. But, fret not, from beauty treatments and spa days to luxury accessories and afternoon tea, we’ve collated the perfect Mother's Day Gift guide to everything she’ll love. ...

London’s Top Hidden Gems

London’s Top Hidden Gems
London’s Top Hidden GemsFrom Hyde Park and Tower Bridge to some of the best shops, art galleries and members’ clubs in the world, our fair city has many infamous charms. But perhaps the best thing about global cities such as London are the many well-kept secrets that only insiders frequent - one ...

3 Looks In 1 - How To Use The Iconoclast Eyeshadow Palette in Velvet Chrome

3 Looks In 1 - How To Use The Iconoclast Eyeshadow Palette in Velvet Chrome
3 Looks In 1 - How To Use The Iconoclast Eyeshadow Palette in Velvet ChromeOur ...

Code8 X Tate Dora Maar Exhibition

Code8 X Tate Dora Maar Exhibition
Code8 is delighted to unveil its product development launched to coincide ...

7 luxury gifts that Jessica Kahawaty is buying for her girlfriends

7 luxury gifts that Jessica Kahawaty is buying for her girlfriends
If you read our blogs over fashion week, you will have noticed ...

Halloween: Makeup Looks Inspired by Iconic Movies

Halloween: Makeup Looks Inspired by Iconic Movies
For those who haven’t had time to splurge on a full Halloween costume or even invest in fake blood ...

Gifts for makeup lovers - including you!

Gifts for makeup lovers - including you!
Our limited edition Christmas gifts have arrived and they’re the perfect presents ...

Three Enduring AW18 Trends To Try

Three Enduring AW18 Trends To Try
Three Enduring AW18 Trends To TryTrends aren’t what they used to be. Once dictated down to us by old-guard editors (think Maggie Prescott in Audrey Hepburn's Funny Face) to be followed as gospel each season, trends are now a lot more diplomatic. There are many trends to pick and choose from, for ...

London Fashion Week Street Style SS20

London Fashion Week Street Style SS20
London Fashion Week Street Style SS20From statement sunglasses and mini bags to bold prints and tactile textures, the street style at London Fashion Week did not fail to deliver this season. Marissa and Rebecca of @TwiceBlessed_ lead the way with their girl gang of well-dressed showgoers.As the ...

London Fashion Week SS20: Emilia Wickstead X Code8 Recap

London Fashion Week SS20: Emilia Wickstead X Code8 Recap
London Fashion Week SS20: Emilia Wickstead X Code8 RecapKnown for her modern femininity and love of strong colours, the Emilia Wickstead SS20 show was everything we needed to see this London Fashion Week. Inspired by the 1970s version of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women as well as the ...

London Fashion Week SS20: Chalayan X Code8 Recap

London Fashion Week SS20: Chalayan X Code8 Recap
London Fashion Week SS20: Chalayan X Code8 Recap‘Post-Colonial Bodies’ was the title of the Chalayan SS20 show, with Hussein Chalayan being inspired by South American and Japanese colonial dance traditions this London Fashion Week.The designer is renowned for paying homage to the realities ...

Milan Fashion Week Street Style SS20

Milan Fashion Week Street Style SS20
Milan Fashion Week Street Style SS20With Paris just around the corner, Milan Fashion Week is the final chance for showgoers to trial new trends before fashion month’s French finale. Everyone from the editors and the buyers to the bloggers pulled out all the stops for the SS20 shows and there was ...

Milan Fashion Week SS20: Peter Pilotto x Code8 Recap

Milan Fashion Week SS20: Peter Pilotto x Code8 Recap
Milan Fashion Week SS20: Peter Pilotto x Code8 RecapThe Peter Pilotto SS20 show was the brand’s Milan Fashion Week debut and this time they decided to bring the boys along. Yup, they showcased their first ever menswear pieces this season. Bermuda shorts and workwear injected some gender ...

Milan Fashion Week SS20: MM6 x Code8 Recap

Milan Fashion Week SS20: MM6 x Code8 Recap
Milan Fashion Week SS20: MM6 x Code8 RecapThere’s nothing we love more than a celebrity wedding. So we were super excited to see the MM6 SS20 show at Milan Fashion Week reimagine the 1969 wedding of John Lennon and Yoko Ono for modern times.If the iconic couple were Insta-loving, gender fluid, ...

Paris Fashion Week SS20: Lanvin x Code8 Recap

Paris Fashion Week SS20: Lanvin x Code8 Recap
Paris Fashion Week SS20: Lanvin x Code8 RecapLanvin’s SS20 show was full of theatre. Set in the gardens of Musee de Quai Branly in Paris the heavens opened and the runway was silent except for the pitter-patter of the rain. Guests were handed headphones to listen to the music which played the ...

Very simple makeup for beginners

Very simple makeup for beginners
Very simple makeup for beginnersIt’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the millions of beauty products available to us nowadays. Thankfully, our basic makeup tutorial is here to help you create a simple look in just a few minutes. Are you new to makeup? Or maybe you’re just in a muddle because of all ...

In conversation with Code8's co-founder: Nadine Ayache

In conversation with Code8's co-founder: Nadine Ayache
In conversation with Code8's co-founder: Nadine AyacheEmpowering the new generation to succeed and equal rights are a few topics that Code8’s co-founder Nadine Ayache is passionate about. Being a successful businesswoman herself and working as a real estate investment advisor in a male-dominated ...

Top 8 Valentine's Gifts For Her

Top 8 Valentine's Gifts For Her
Top 8 Valentine's Gifts For HerHeart-shaped chocolate boxes, red roses and stuffed animals are sweet, but thoughtful Valentine's gifts that make people feel special are better. Whether you like to treat your wife to a traditional present or surprise your girlfriend with something a little more out ...

The best Valentine's Day gifts for him

The best Valentine's Day gifts for him
The best Valentine's Day gifts for himMake him smile this Valentine’s Day with a thoughtful gift to suit his personality. Whether he’s into working out, likes to travel or is a big fan of food, we’ve got something in our Valentine's round-up to suit him. No matter if you’ve been together ...

Our Favourite Red Lipsticks

Our Favourite Red Lipsticks
Our Favourite Red LipsticksOne thing that every woman can agree on is that finding the perfect red lipstick can be quite a strenuous journey, especially with the multitude of finishes that exist and your skin undertone to consider. We've asked our team to share their ultimate secret—their ...

Code8's Self-Made Stories | Danielle Moudaber

Code8's Self-Made Stories | Danielle Moudaber
Code8's Self-Made Stories | Danielle Moudabers a small, start-up brand, we are always on the hunt for the opportunity to champion other hardworking individuals, both within the fashion and beauty industries and beyond. With this in mind, we are delighted to introduce Code8’s Self-Made Stories, a ...

Code8's Self-Made Stories | Stephanie Waxberg

Code8's Self-Made Stories | Stephanie Waxberg
Code8's Self-Made Stories | Stephanie WaxbergAs a small, start-up brand, we are always on the hunt for the opportunity to champion other hardworking individuals, both within the fashion and beauty industries and beyond. With this in mind, we are delighted to introduce Code8’s Self-Made Stories, a ...

Easy Ways to Detox

Easy Ways to Detox
Easy Ways to DetoxThe word ‘detox’ is thrown around all over the place, and has been attributed to some very restricting regimes, but all it really means is a period of time in which you rid your body of toxins and unhealthy substances. A detox programme helps the body's natural cleansing ...

Red Carpet Makeup Hacks Series | Matin Maulawizada

Red Carpet Makeup Hacks Series | Matin Maulawizada
Red Carpet Makeup Hacks Series | Matin MaulawizadaAs a cosmetics brand, we've had the pleasure of working with some of the world's most sought after makeup artists, always picking up their tips and tricks along the way. With this, we are delighted to introduce Code8's Red Carpet Makeup Hacks Series ...

The best eye makeup for green eyes

The best eye makeup for green eyes
The best eye makeup for green eyesGreen eyes are naturally vivid, so you probably already get a lot of compliments on your eye colour. If you want to enhance them even more, there are certain makeup tricks and eyeshadow shades that you can use to bring even more attention to your gorgeous gaze. Read ...

Spring/Summer 2020 Makeup Trends with Code8

Spring/Summer 2020 Makeup Trends with Code8
Spring/Summer 2020 Makeup Trends with Code8It may still be a little chilly outside but that doesn’t mean you can’t start experimenting with Spring/Summer 2020 (SS20) makeup trends that graced the catwalks last September. We’ve been waiting for the warmer weather to whip out the colourful ...

How to Get Glowing Skin: Products for Dewy Skin in Winter

How to Get Glowing Skin: Products for Dewy Skin in Winter
How to Get Glowing Skin: Products for Dewy Skin in WinterWhen winter comes around it’s common for skin to freak out, (you can thank harsh winds, freezing temperatures and stuffy central heating for that). Flaking and redness can all be alleviated with a good skincare regimen but restoring radiance ...

Top 7 winter getaways to travel to right now

Top 7 winter getaways to travel to right now
Top 7 winter getaways to travel to right nowEver needed a holiday from your holiday? Getting back into your every day routine can sometimes make you feel like that. The transitional phase you endure in order to readjust may exhaust you enough to plan another trip after the Christmas holidays. So, ...

How to master Veganuary - in conversation with Denise Smart.

How to master Veganuary - in conversation with Denise Smart.
Three Interior Design Trends That Are Here To StayWe’ve all been there: overeating and drinking one too many champagnes glasses during the festive season, only to try to adopt a healthier diet in the New Year. If you can relate—look no further. It’s the start of a new year which means the ...

Code8's Self-Made Stories | Andrea Cheong

Code8's Self-Made Stories | Andrea Cheong
Code8's Self-Made Stories | Andrea CheongAs a small, start-up brand, we are always on the hunt for the opportunity to champion other hardworking individuals, both within the fashion and beauty industries and beyond. With this in mind, we are delighted to introduce Code8’s Self-Made Stories, a ...

How to show your best friends some love this Galentine's Day

How to show your best friends some love this Galentine's Day
How to show your best friends some love this Galentine's DayValentine’s Day is coming up, but have you heard of Galentine’s Day? Celebrated just before on February 13th, it’s the annual tradition of showing your appreciation for your nearest and dearest friends. Whether you’re single or in a ...

11 Ways to Keep Your New Year's Resolutions | Code8 Lifestyle Hub

11 Ways to Keep Your New Year's Resolutions | Code8 Lifestyle Hub
11 Ways to Keep Your New Year's Resolutions | Code8 Lifestyle HubIt’s the beginning of a new year—and decade (!)—so naturally you’re keen to put your best foot forward and try to better yourself with some 2020 resolutions. Whether you’re taking part in Dry January, Veganuary or making up ...

Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week SS20: Antonio Grimaldi x Code8

Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week SS20: Antonio Grimaldi x Code8
Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week SS20: Antonio Grimaldi x Code8Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week SS20: Antonio Grimaldi x Code8Playing with the idea of mythological nymphs who inhabit the art world, the Antonio Grimaldi SS20 show at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week was like stepping into an ...

Living on the Veg with Chantelle Nicholson

Living on the Veg with Chantelle Nicholson
Living on the Veg with Chantelle NicholsonAs we continue to celebrate Veganuary, we’ve reached out to multi-award winning Chef Patron at Tredwells, Chantelle Nicholson. Below, Nicholson shares her thoughts on veganism alongside some of her go-to plant-based recipes for you to recreate at home. ...

Haute Couture Fashion Week SS20: Ziad Nakad x Code8

Haute Couture Fashion Week SS20: Ziad Nakad x Code8
Haute Couture Fashion Week SS20: Ziad Nakad x Code8Inspired by the magical underwater city of Atlantis, the Ziad Nakad SS20 show at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week took us to the depths of the ocean. It turns out that down in the deep, women are stronger than on land. Dressed in floor-length ...

Vegan Friendly Makeup Products | Code8 Vegan Cosmetic Range

Vegan Friendly Makeup Products | Code8 Vegan Cosmetic Range
Vegan Friendly Makeup Products | Code8 Vegan Cosmetic RangeIf you think quality vegan-friendly makeup is hard to find, think again. At Code8 we’re proud to offer a variety of high-performing products that are formulated without animal-derived ingredients. They are just as impressive as non- ...

A Sun-kissed Holiday Glow - Designed by Mary Greenwell

A Sun-kissed Holiday Glow - Designed by Mary Greenwell
A Sun-kissed Holiday Glow - Designed by Mary GreenwellThis tutorial demonstrates how to create a sun-kissed, summer holiday makeup look. Makeup artist to the stars and royalty, Mary Greenwell creates the Summer Glow makeup look for after-hour soirées using Code8. You've had a wonderful relaxing ...

Natural look with Iconoclast Eyeshadow Palette in Velvet Chrome

Natural look with Iconoclast Eyeshadow Palette in Velvet Chrome
Natural look with Iconoclast Eyeshadow Palette in Velvet ChromeForget the days of 40-pan eyeshadow palettes, introducing the new Velvet Chrome Palette to our Iconoclast Eyeshadow range. Inspired by the world of interiors, this cool eyeshadow palette is universally flattering, buildable and ...

What to give when you don't know what to give

What to give when you don't know what to give
What to give when you don't know what to giveIt’s finally that time of year when mulled wine consumption outweighs coffee, and jumpers emblazoned with snowflakes are as omnipresent as influencers sporting Bottega Veneta Stretch pumps.But Christmas parties are more than an excuse to linger ...

London Fashion Week SS20 16Arlington X Code8 Recap

London Fashion Week SS20 16Arlington X Code8 Recap
London Fashion Week SS20 16Arlington X Code8 RecapAre you ready to be transported back to 1960’s Italy? 16Arlington brought the party on day one of London Fashion Week and they didn’t forget their European roots. Delving into the world of the iconic show girl the SS20 collection was old ...

London Fashion Week SS20: David Koma X Code8 Recap

London Fashion Week SS20: David Koma X Code8 Recap
London Fashion Week SS20: David Koma X Code8 RecapEvery season, David Koma delights us with his sultry statement dresses and sculptural silhouettes—and this time was no different. The Spring Summer 2020 collection saw the beloved London designer celebrate his 10th anniversary in the industry, ...

New Year’s Makeup Tips

New Year’s Makeup Tips
New Year’s Makeup TipsParty season reaches its peak on New Year’s Eve, so it’s time to pull out all the stops with your beauty look. Before you dive into your cosmetic bag, be sure to read our New Year’s Eve makeup tips below.Now you’ve finally decided on an outfit for December 31st ( ...

London Fashion Week SS20: A.W.A.K.E MODE X Code8 Recap

London Fashion Week SS20: A.W.A.K.E MODE X Code8 Recap
London Fashion Week SS20: A.W.A.K.E MODE X Code8 RecapA.W.A.K.E. MODE ended day two of London Fashion Week with a bang. Designer Natalia Alaverdian did what she did best and gave us the wardrobe staples that we can’t live without. With a palette of black, white and nudes with added splashes of ...

How To Host A Kick Ass Christmas Party

How To Host A Kick Ass Christmas Party
How To Host A Kick Ass Christmas PartyFrom Christmas decoration hacks to expert hosting tips, we’re here to make sure this festive season is your family and friends most magical one yet. If you’ve been tasked with hosting this holiday season there’s no need to panic. Discover our tips on how ...

Are you making these mistakes with Christmas Gifts for her?

Are you making these mistakes with Christmas Gifts for her?
Are you making these mistakes with Christmas Gifts for her?True love is priceless, but don’t forget to let the woman you love know your feelings this Christmas with the perfect present.Socks and a scented candle just won’t cut it anymore when the lady in your life knows her Prada from her Pucci ...

Top 11 Make Up Tips for surviving Christmas

Top 11 Make Up Tips for surviving Christmas
Top 11 Make Up Tips for surviving ChristmasLeading up to Christmas it’s all about survival – we're talking beauty survival. Whether you are contending with humidity levels sapping your skin of moisturising or a lack of natural glow restricting your wardrobe choices, no-one has time for a ...

Five Minutes With Code8 Founders

Five Minutes With Code8 Founders
Five Minutes With Code8 FoundersHow did the idea of Code8 first come about?Nadine: We were both feeling like we were not represented in the media. We both enjoy quality makeup but we didn't have an affinity to a particular brand as most of them feel too young for us. Sophia: We just want to keep ...

A Polished Look for Spring Summer - Designed by Mary Greenwell

A Polished Look for Spring Summer - Designed by Mary Greenwell
A Polished Look Designed byMery GreenwellCelebrity makeup artistMary Greenwell shares her love of a beautifully balanced makeup look that enhances the features. Having worked with some of the most lauded women in the world—including Princess Diana, Cate Blanchett, Amanda Seyfriend, and many more ...

How To Get London Fashion Week Ready With Shrads

How To Get London Fashion Week Ready With Shrads
How To Get London Fashion Week Ready With ShradsTake a scroll on Instagram and London Fashion Week is second to none style, backstage madness, front row action and the oh-so glamorous after parties. But what’s the reality of show season? We caught up with lifestyle blogger Shraddha Singh to ...

NYFW SS20 Recap: Code8 x Helmut Lang

NYFW SS20 Recap: Code8 x Helmut Lang
NYFW SS20 Recap: Code8 x Helmut LangFor the SS20 season, Code8 was the official beauty sponsor for the Helmut Lang runway show. Discover the inspiration behind the looks and shop the products to recreate for yourself. It’s that time of the year again—New York Fashion Week has offically ...

8 Grown-Up Christmas Makeup Ideas for Every Office Party Goer

8 Grown-Up Christmas Makeup Ideas for Every Office Party Goer
8 Grown-Up Christmas Makeup Ideas for Every Office Party GoerStock up on Party Feet and hairspray as party season is finally upon us. While far too many champagnes and drunken debates with a colleague you’ve never seen before are the modus operandi of many office soirees, leaving a party with a ...

A Fresh Face for Spring Summer- Designed by Mary Greenwell

A Fresh Face for Spring Summer- Designed by Mary Greenwell
A Fresh Face for Spring Summer Designed byMary GreenwellCelebrity makeup artist and influential figure in the fashion and beauty world, Mary Greenwell is the artist behind Code8's Spring Summer Looks. Explore how she created this fresh natural everyday look for Gerda Marie Mare in under 8 steps.How ...

Last Minute New Year’s Shopping

Last Minute New Year’s Shopping
Last Minute New Year’s ShoppingLast Minute New Year’s Eve Shopping IdeasBeen invited to a New Year’s Eve party and have no outfit ideas? Don’t panic, we have all the festive styling suggestions and makeup advice you needDecember 31st is nearly here, but you’ll be forgiven for not having ...

Top Three AW19 Makeup Trends

Top Three AW19 Makeup Trends
Top Three AW19 Makeup TrendsLegendary The Great Gatsby author F. Scott Fitzgerald once said that “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall”. And he was not wrong. As much as we love summer, there’s so much to appreciate about autumn: crunchy leaves, cosy knitwear, and let’ ...

How to apply Code8 Day to Night foundation on young skin

How to apply Code8 Day to Night foundation on young skin
How to apply Code8 Day to Night foundation on young skinOur makeup artists share a makeup tutorial for young skin, specifically focusing on applying foundation to young skin. To replicate this look at home you will need: Day to Night Liquid FoundationSeamless Cover Perfecting ConcealerMatte Velour ...

How to Apply Code8 Day to Night Foundation on Mature Skin

How to Apply Code8 Day to Night Foundation on Mature Skin
How to Apply Code8 Day to Night Foundation on Mature SkinIn this tutorial, we share tips on applying foundation to mature skin. To recreate this look, you will need the following products: Day to Night FoundationSeamless Cover Perfecting Concealer Matte Velour Face Powder Step 1As with any ...

How to Wear Day to Night Foundation at 65

How to Wear Day to Night Foundation at 65
How to Wear Day to Night Foundation at 65Our makeup artists show you how to wear foundation at 65, as well as building on the flawless base to create a stunning makeup look. To replicate the look created in this tutorial you will need: Day to Night FoundationSeamless Cover Perfecting Concealer  ...

Black Friday Sale – Top Seven Christmas Essentials

Black Friday Sale – Top Seven Christmas Essentials
Black Friday Sale – Top Seven Christmas EssentialsThe festive season is just around the corner, which means a diet of champagne and slinky cocktail dresses is close insight.But as every beauty lover knows, Christmas is not the only date we are counting down to. Enter Black Friday.Few things in ...

How to Get The Polished Look at 65

How to Get The Polished Look at 65
How to Get The Polished Look at 65In this tutorial, our makeup artist shares her tips on how to get the polished look at 65. To recreate this look you will require the following products: Radiate Beauty Balm Seamless Cover Perfecting Concealer Matte Velour PowderLash Sophisticate Mascara - High ...

Christmas Gifts for Her: Expectation Versus Reality

Christmas Gifts for Her: Expectation Versus Reality
Christmas Gifts for Her: Expectation Versus RealityWe are sure that even Santa Clause would agree that not all Christmas gifts are created equally. There are the ones you love and will savour for years to come and there are other kinds...the perhaps weren't what you were exactly after.We here at ...

How to Apply Code8 Day to Night Foundation and Look Polished

How to Apply Code8 Day to Night Foundation and Look Polished
How to Apply Code8 Day to Night Foundation and Look PolishedHere our makeup artists show you how to apply foundation for a polished look. To recreate this look at home you will need: Day to Night Foundation Seamless Cover Perfecting Concealer Matte Velour Face Powder Step 1Code8 Day to Night ...

Your Back-to-Work Beauty Essentials

Your Back-to-Work Beauty Essentials
Your Back-to-Work Beauty EssentialsWhen heading back to the office after a long lazy summer and an indulgent holiday or two (and when that tan meant make-up was blissfully minimal!) it helps to return to an organised beauty routine along with your updated work wardrobe. Being the sophisticated ...

How to Find The Right Bridal Makeup Look For You

How to Find The Right Bridal Makeup Look For You
How to Find The Right Bridal Makeup Look For YouGot the dress? Good. Now it’s time to think about the beauty look for your wedding day - not something you want to leave unplanned. When walking down the aisle, you want to feel like your best self, but with that otherworldly bridal glow, of course. ...

How to Apply Code8 Day to Night foundation at Every Age

How to Apply Code8 Day to Night foundation at Every Age
How to Apply Code8 Day to Night foundation at Every AgeWelcome to this simple foundation tutorial for skin of all ages. In this video, our makeup artists will share their tips and tricks for applying our Day to Night Foundation seamlessly at all ages.All you will need to recreate these flawless ...

How to Get the Dramatic Look at 20

How to Get the Dramatic Look at 20
How to Get the Dramatic Look at 20 ...

What’s in my bag? By Sophia and Nadine

What’s in my bag? By Sophia and Nadine
What’s in my bag? By Sophia and NadineHandbag EssentialsIt’s an unspoken rule never to go through someone’s handbag, whether to fetch chewing gum or keys. It feels like a breach of privacy to dig into something that is so personal – like a medicine cabinet, or a safe.“My life is in this ...

Things to do In & Around Burlington Arcade in London

Things to do In & Around Burlington Arcade in London
Things to do In & Around Burlington Arcade in LondonThere’s hardly an area that’s more emblematic of classic fairytale London than Piccadilly. At the south end of Mayfair, Piccadilly, and more specifically, in and around Code8’s shop in Burlington Arcade, is the stuff quintessential, old- ...

How to Wear Day to Night Foundation at 40

How to Wear Day to Night Foundation at 40
How to Wear Day to Night Foundation at 40In this makeup tutorial for mature skin, our makeup artists show you how to create a flawless makeup look for more mature skin, including applying foundation at 40. To replicate the look created in this tutorial you will need: Radiate Beauty Balm Seamless ...

5 things to do in London during Christmas

5 things to do in London during Christmas
Three Interior Design Trends That Are Here To StayWhether you’ve been naughty or nice doesn’t really matter when it comes to kicking up your designer heels and partaking in some Christmas cheer to celebrate the festive season.And who is going to judge your antics over the past year when they are ...

Shraddha's Christmas Gift Guide

Shraddha's Christmas Gift Guide
Shraddha's Christmas Gift Guide ...

Get the Dramatic Look with Code8 Iconoclast Lustrous Corduroy palette

Get the Dramatic Look with Code8 Iconoclast Lustrous Corduroy palette
Get the Dramatic Look with Code8 Iconoclast Lustrous Corduroy paletteGet the Dramatic look with Code8 iconoclast Lustrous Corduroy palette. This is an eyeshadow application tutorial that uses a palette of 6 shades to create an evening or party look in few easy steps ...

The best makeup gift sets for Winter 2019

The best makeup gift sets for Winter 2019
The best makeup gift sets for Winter 2019We aren’t sure exactly who Mariah Carey was thinking of when she came up with her 1994 hit single ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’, but if the singer was to write the song in the present we are certain a makeup gift set would be at the forefront of her ...

Lesley's Christmas Gift Guide

Lesley's Christmas Gift Guide
Lesley's Christmas Gift Guide ...

Bridal makeup by Code8

Bridal makeup by Code8
Bridal makeup by Code8Questions answered by our Code8 Colour Maestro Juan Lopez Alvarez:1. The cost of the entire process?To create your own bespoke lipstick, our colour maestro will go through a colour consultation with the customer first determining natural harmonies, undertones, lifestyle and ...

Code8 x Peter Pilotto AW19: London-Ready Luminosity

Code8 x Peter Pilotto AW19: London-Ready Luminosity
Code8 x Peter Pilotto AW19: London-Ready LuminosityFusing fashion with beauty, as in finding just the right lip or eye to go with a new favourite outfit, is nothing less than a joy. And lucky for us, this London Fashion Week, we got to pair 45 of them as part of a collaboration for Peter Pilotto’s ...

How to Get The Polished Look at 20

How to Get The Polished Look at 20
How to Get The Polished Look at 20To replicate this polished makeup tutorial for young skin you will need the following products: Radiate Beauty Balm Seamless Cover Perfecting Concealer Matte Velour Face PowderIconoclast Eye Shadow Palette - Burnt SiennaEye Pencil Lash Sophisticate Mascara - ...

The Next Big Thing in Christmas Makeup Looks

The Next Big Thing in Christmas Makeup Looks
The Next Big Thing in Christmas Makeup LooksThe festive season means only one thing to us - party makeup! So now that winter glamour is in full swing, we're in our element creating elegant and easy-to-achieve beauty looks. Using our two exclusive Christmas kits, The Party Essentials Kit in Lima  ...

DIY Face Masks You Can Make in Your Kitchen

DIY Face Masks You Can Make in Your Kitchen
DIY Face Masks You Can Make in Your KitchenA good face mask goes a long way. They're amazing at taking the stress out of a bad day in the office, minimising pores and zapping spots, brightening, hydrating, and nourishing skin, as well as providing Instagram beauty-story fodder.But the best part? A ...

Oxfam’s LFW Show: Fighting Poverty & Fashion Waste

Oxfam’s LFW Show: Fighting Poverty & Fashion Waste
Oxfam’s LFW Show: Fighting Poverty & Fashion WasteUnless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably aware that we have a fashion waste problem on our hands that’s polluting the earth. Figures suggest that Britons purchase around 1.1 million tons of new clothing annually — about 26. ...

Masha's Christmas Gift Guide

Masha's Christmas Gift Guide
Masha's Christmas Gift Guide ...

How to Get The Natural Look at 65

How to Get The Natural Look at 65
How to Get The Natural Look at 65 ...

Code8 x David Koma AW19 The New Elizabethan Age

Code8 x David Koma AW19 The New Elizabethan Age
Code8 x David Koma AW19: The New Elizabethan AgeWhen we think of David Koma, we typically think of modern, sexy, dynamic designs. After all, the man dresses JLo. And yet, for Autumn/Winter '19, Koma presented a collection inspired by none other than Shakespeare as attendees watched on at St George ...

How to Get The Polished Look at 40

How to Get The Polished Look at 40
How to Get The Polished Look at 40Our makeup artists share a makeup tutorial for over 40s, the signature Code8 "Polished" look. For this over 40s makeup tutorial you will need: Radiate Beauty Balm Seamless Cover ConcealerContour Eye Pencil  Iconoclast Eyeshadow Palette - Lustrous CorduroyLash ...

Top 5 Luxury Gifts for Women This Christmas.

Top 5 Luxury Gifts for Women This Christmas.
Top 5 Luxury Gifts for Women This Christmas.Christmas is a time for indulging and treating the people close to you and here at Code8 we think you should do just that – show your loved ones that you care by gifting them a dose of well-deserved luxury. But don’t worry, we’ve done the hard work ...

How to Get The Natural Look at 20

How to Get The Natural Look at 20
How to Get The Natural Look at 20In this natural makeup look tutorial, our makeup artists share their tips for applying everyday makeup at 20. To recreate this natural makeup look at home you will need the following products: Radiate Beauty Balm Seamless Cover Perfecting Concealer Matte Velour ...

7 Makeup Gift Sets That She Actually Wants

7 Makeup Gift Sets That She Actually Wants
7 Makeup Gift Sets That She Actually WantsOnce again, that time of the year (Christmas) is fast approaching! I know, we can’t believe it either. And if you’ve started your annual Google of ‘Christmas gifts for her’ look no further, we’ve got it covered. Yes, she loved the socks last year ...

How to Get The Natural Look at 40

How to Get The Natural Look at 40
How to Get The Natural Look at 40Here, our makeup artists share a stunning everyday makeup tutorial - get the natural look at 40. To recreate this everday makeup look at home you will need the following products: Radiate Beauty Balm Seamless Cover Perfecting Concealer Matte Velour PowderBronze ...

How to get a Dramatic Look Using Code 8 Iconoclast Burnt Sienna Palette

How to get a Dramatic Look Using Code 8 Iconoclast Burnt Sienna Palette
How to get a Dramatic Look Using Code 8 Iconoclast Burnt Sienna PaletteHow to get the dramatic look with Code8 Iconoclast Brunt Sienna Palette. This brown smokey eye tutorial uses a palette of 6 shades to create a dramatic eyeshadow look that is evening ready, whatever your plans. To recreate this ...

How to get a Polished Look using Code8 Iconoclast Lustrous Corduroy Palette

How to get a Polished Look using Code8 Iconoclast Lustrous Corduroy Palette
How to get a Polished Look using Code8 Iconoclast Lustrous Corduroy PaletteHow to get a Polished Look using Code8 Iconoclast Lustrous Corduroy Palette. This is an eyeshadow application tutorial that uses a palette of 6 shades to create an evening or party look in a few easy steps.The products you ...

How to get a Natural Look with Code 8 Iconoclast Lustrous Corduroy Palette

How to get a Natural Look with Code 8 Iconoclast Lustrous Corduroy Palette
How to get a Natural Look with Code 8 Iconoclast Lustrous Corduroy PaletteHow to get a Natural Look with Code 8 Iconoclast Lustrous Corduroy Palette. This is an eyeshadow application tutorial that uses a palette of 6 shades to create an evening or party look in a few easy steps ...

How to Get the Dramatic Look with Code8 Iconoclast Jaipur Marbles Palette

How to Get the Dramatic Look with Code8 Iconoclast Jaipur Marbles Palette
How to Get the Dramatic Look with Code8 Iconoclast Jaipur Marbles PaletteHow to get the dramatic look with Code8 Iconoclast Jaipur Marbles Palette. This is a professional makeup tutorial brought to you by the expert makeup artists at Code8. The look uses a palette of 6 shades to create a dramatic ...

Traditional Chinese Medicine 101

Traditional Chinese Medicine 101
Traditional Chinese Medicine 101If like us, you’ve walked past a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Clinic, saw containers of various dried herbs and highly detailed posters of the human back, you’ve probably wondered what it was all about.In the name of the coming Chinese New Year and our ...

How to Get a Polished Look using Code8 Iconoclast Burnt Sienna Eyeshadow

How to Get a Polished Look using Code8 Iconoclast Burnt Sienna Eyeshadow
How to Get a Polished Look using Code8 Iconoclast Burnt Sienna EyeshadowHow to get a polished look using Code8 Iconoclast Burnt Sienna palette.Inspired by the warm earthy tones of Terracotta, sun-kissed dunes and copper, this red-themed palette will perfectly complement all eye colours, making ...

Top London Art Exhibitions in 2019

Top London Art Exhibitions in 2019
Three Interior Design Trends That Are Here To StayWant the bad news first? Following two years of prolonged summer heat waves that made London feel more like Long Beach (California), we are back to what Great British Summer normally feels like. I.E. Perpetually reaching for a jumper. The good news: ...

How To Style Your Coffee Table

How To Style Your Coffee Table
How To Style Your Coffee TableThe coffee table is somewhat of a companion. It’s there for you on a Sunday morning as you have your first sip of coffee and scroll through the news, but also during the evening as you flatline on the couch and enter the Netflix bubble with a glass of Thursday-night ...

Code8-Approved Looks From the Golden Globes 2019

Code8-Approved Looks From the Golden Globes 2019
Code8-Approved Looks From the Golden Globes 2019You could almost feel sorry for celebrities. Together with their stylist, they choose a dress that they feel their best in, and then suddenly everyone’s got an opinion, which ranges from adoring to far less kind. But like we said, almost. It must ...

Eyeliner 101: How to Do the Perfect Cat Eye

Eyeliner 101: How to Do the Perfect Cat Eye
Eyeliner 101: How to Do the Perfect Cat EyeThere is definitely something about the cat eye. Ever enchanting and flirty with that slender shape and outline, there is a reason that cat eyeliner look has been a go-to for women for a very long time now. From Cleopatra BC, to Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte ...

10 Cult Movies To Watch

10 Cult Movies To Watch
10 Cult Movies To WatchEveryone has a top 10 film list and here's ours, with movies chosen for their global relevance, cult-factor, emotional appeal, cinematography and of course, aesthetics.1. Casablanca (1942)The quintessential ‘old movie’ that beautifully depicts one of the most conflict- ...

Sleeping Beauty: Why Slumber is Crucial for Good Skin

Sleeping Beauty: Why Slumber is Crucial for Good Skin
Sleeping Beauty: Why Slumber is Crucial for Good SkinJust one more episode of your current Netflix obsession. Just one more work email to answer. Just one more drink with the girls. There’s nothing a good cup of coffee won’t fix, right? Unfortunately, wrong. Over time, a sleep deficit sleep ...

Master it: The 5-Minute Face

Master it: The 5-Minute Face
Master it: The 5-Minute FaceHow many times have you found yourself doing your makeup on the train, in the car or in between dressing your kids?We’ve made this easier for you. The aim here is to achieve your best face within a limited amount of time - a fresh face, with sophisticated eyes and a ...

The Biggest Tennis Star of Her Generation: Cori 'Coco' Gauff, 15

The Biggest Tennis Star of Her Generation: Cori 'Coco' Gauff, 15
The Biggest Tennis Star of Her Generation: Cori 'Coco' Gauff, 15Record-breaker Cori "Coco" Gauff was born on March 13, 2004. Read that again.It’s hard to believe what the young tennis pro has accomplished since birth, which happened to be around the time the average millennial graduated from uni, ...

Three Interior Design Trends That Are Here To Stay

Three Interior Design Trends That Are Here To Stay
Three Interior Design Trends That Are Here To StayThere comes a point for some trends, when they’ve become so deeply embraced, so enduring in appeal, and so ingrained in our collective aesthetic that they really can’t be called trends anymore. And that’s a good thing - because what’s deemed ...

Get Your Glow Back: Best Foods For Good Skin

Get Your Glow Back: Best Foods For Good Skin
Get Your Glow Back: Best Foods For Good SkinLondon-based skin guru Dr Nigma Talib, who treats a host of models and celebrities, coined the terms “wine face”, “gluten face”, “sugar face” and “dairy face”, as she claims to know what clients have been over-consuming what, just by ...

Code8 At Nicolas Jebran’s Haute Couture Debut in Paris

Code8 At Nicolas Jebran’s Haute Couture Debut in Paris
Code8 At Nicolas Jebran’s Haute Couture Debut in ParisIt goes with saying that haute couture is the holy grail of fashion, its most exuberant and fantastical expression. Haute couture is pink champagne, whereas ready-to-wear fashion is your glass of Cab. As many have described it before, it's ...

Essential Rules for Optimal Feng Shui

Essential Rules for Optimal Feng Shui
Essential Rules for Optimal Feng ShuiOn some level, you already know this. Keeping your home orderly and clutter-free, and structuring your spaces optimally, feels good. Rooms have energy. Everything has energy.Much like we saw with Traditional Chinese Medicine, feng shui practitioners believe that ...

Royal Ascot Makeup Guide

Royal Ascot Makeup Guide
Royal Ascot Makeup GuideLadies, it's nearly Royal Ascot time, and as we know, unless you’re really just there for the horses, fashion and beauty are an integral part of the experience. While you likely have already ticked off dress, shoes, and headwear, makeup should be just as considered for this ...

Get Out of Town: Best Day Trips From London

Get Out of Town: Best Day Trips From London
Get Out of Town: Best Day Trips From LondonBeing based in London, which is home to Heathrow, arguably the most well-connected airport in the world, we’re guilty of not seeing more of what’s closer to our doorstep. (When you can get to Italy in under two hours, you find that you often do.) But ...

How to create Golden Globes Looks with Code8 makeup

How to create Golden Globes Looks with Code8 makeup
How to create Golden Globes Looks with Code8 makeupThere were some very pretty-and-polished yet highly wearable beauty looks at the Golden Globes, including on Code8-favourites Lucy Boynton, Emily Blunt and Jessica Chastain. Scroll down to get inspired and see how you can recreate these red-carpet ...

How to Get a Polished Look using Code8 Iconoclast Jaipur Marbles Palette

How to Get a Polished Look using Code8 Iconoclast Jaipur Marbles Palette
How to Get a Polished Look using Code8 Iconoclast Jaipur Marbles PaletteHow to get a polished look using Code8 Iconoclast Jaipur Marbles palette. This is an eyeshadow application tutorial that uses a palette of 6 shades to create an evening or party look in few easy steps.Products you’ll need to ...

Top 10 Beach Reads of Summer 2019

Top 10 Beach Reads of Summer 2019
Top 10 Beach Reads of Summer 2019If you didn't spend some time pouring over a page-turner at the beach, did summer even happen? If like us, buying a new book or two is compulsory ahead of your main holiday, you don’t want to take your chances rushing through the airport selection. There’s ...

Top 10 Ski Destinations in The World

Top 10 Ski Destinations in The World
Top 10 Ski Destinations in The WorldWhether you already have your own favourite ski destination - a time-honoured resort you’ve been going to since you were little - or you’re new to the ski scene, we’ve edited down the best resorts in the world on both sides of the pond. Chosen for their runs ...

Sophia and Nadine’s Top 3 Career Tips

Sophia and Nadine’s Top 3 Career Tips
Sophia and Nadine’s Top 3 Career TipsAlthough they’re self-confessed bona fide make-up lovers, Code8 founders Sophia Chikovani and Nadine Ayache didn’t always work in beauty. Sophia, a mother of three, was a founder of an architecture and interior design company for many years, whereas Nadine ...

Ask An Art Advisor: Talents to Watch

Ask An Art Advisor: Talents to Watch
Ask An Art Advisor: Talents to WatchThe art world is fickle, and can be notoriously hard to navigate. Galleries are under increasing pressure to promote new talent while universities launch a steady stream of new arts professionals. As a result, establishing value and nurturing tastes isn’t always ...

A Guide to Polished Beauty: The Signature Code8 Look

A Guide to Polished Beauty: The Signature Code8 Look
A Guide to Polished Beauty: The Signature Code8 LookThe mission: only your best face forward.Conquer your days and nights with the ultimate go-to beauty look when it comes to putting your best face forward. One that’s easy, light, perfect.Discover the products that were used on Carmen below. ...

Rocks That I Got: The Appeal of Gemstone Hues

Rocks That I Got: The Appeal of Gemstone Hues
Rocks That I Got: The Appeal of Gemstone HuesColour trends may come and go, and then there are those essential colour palettes that are eternal mainstays. From amber to amethyst and tourmaline to topaz, it seems there's not a gem-inspired hue we don't like. And in fact, neuroscience backs this up ...

Yes, We Cannes: Code8 On The Red Carpet

Yes, We Cannes: Code8 On The Red Carpet
Yes, We Cannes: Code8 On The Red CarpetWhen it comes to glamorous events, it almost goes without saying that Cannes sort of takes the cake. And, for when it comes to testing the merits of good make-up, also. Think about it: Cannes events start during daylight, with hot unforgiving Riviera sun coming ...

To Each Eye, Its Own: Palettes For Every Eye Colour

To Each Eye, Its Own: Palettes For Every Eye Colour
To Each Eye, Its Own: Palettes For Every Eye ColourColour: the element that brings anything to life. With the transformative powers of colour, comes a world of endless possibilities.We prioritise colour differently: it’s about building your look from the eyes down. If you’re looking to ...

10 Must-Have Items For Spring ‘19

10 Must-Have Items For Spring ‘19
10 Must-Have Items For Spring ‘19 ...

The Best Easter Break Trips For 2019

The Best Easter Break Trips For 2019
The Best Easter Break Trips For 2019Winter is behind us, and ahead is the first real chance to travel somewhere new, beyond the confines of the normal weekend getaway timeframe. Yes, it’s Easter Break. And yet spring travel can be tricky and comes with a distinct set of travel guidelines. If you ...

Chelsea in Bloom For The ‘19 Chelsea Flower Show

Chelsea in Bloom For The ‘19 Chelsea Flower Show
Chelsea in Bloom For The ‘19 Chelsea Flower ShowHeld from May 21 to 28 this year, the Chelsea Flower Show is the fashion week of horticulture. It has all the fanfare, pomp and pretty ladies, but the subject isn’t sartorial. It’s gardens.Held on the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, ...

Top Fitness Trends To Try In 2019

Top Fitness Trends To Try In 2019
Top Fitness Trends To Try In 2019We all told ourselves we’d be back in sweat-mode after the holidays and its onslaught of nutritional rule-breaking, and here we are. Or are we? If feeling uninspired, perhaps some novelty can lure us back in. Here are a few new workouts that are currently in focus ...

Behind Our New Campaign With Mary Greenwell

Behind Our New Campaign With Mary Greenwell
Behind Our New Campaign With Mary Greenwell "I didn’t know make-up existed until I was 23. Now it’s my life”, make-up artist Mary Greenwell has been known to say. And what a life it has been. The beauty tour de force, who is one of the world’s most sought-after make-up artists, and with ...

8 Coffee Table Books That Are More Than Décor

8 Coffee Table Books That Are More Than Décor
8 Coffee Table Books That Are More Than DécorWe all know that a stack of glamorous coffee table books is a not-so-secret interior-design hack. Whether focusing on art, architecture, gastronomy, fashion or travel, the title elicits a mood and a set of lifestyle values. But it’s even better, when ...

Dewy Bridal Looks at Jenny Packham's 2020 Show

Dewy Bridal Looks at Jenny Packham's 2020 Show
Dewy Bridal Looks at Jenny Packham's 2020 ShowIn celebration of The Burlington Arcade's 200 year anniversary, Jenny Packham and Brides Magazine staged am exclusive catwalk to showcase the Bridal 2020 collection. Being strong advocates of the natural look, Code8 created morning-fresh dewy makeup ...

The Best London Food Markets You’ve Never Heard Of

The Best London Food Markets You’ve Never Heard Of
The Best London Food Markets You’ve Never Heard OfI’m sure you remember the first time you got turned on to street food. Like us, you were probably dragged there by a foodie friend or partner, in protest, because, isn’t it just easier to go to a restaurant, sit, and be doted on? But you ...

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