It was a pleasure to be invited to do Lizzie’s bridal makeup at The Curradine Barns, Worcester. Bob, her husband-to-be, was a childhood friend which meant it was even more special for me! And an even bigger honour to be trusted with Lizzie’s lovely face. Lizzie wanted a fresh, radiant glow that worked well with … Read moreBridal Makeup at The Curradine Barns, Worcester: Lizzie and Bob
Acne is difficult, because you’re fighting two problems most of the time. Firstly, there’s the period of time when you’re using makeup to conceal the spots. And then when the spots have gone there’s the time afterwards when you’re wearing makeup to conceal the scarring. So what are some good products you could use to help?
Put simply, airbrush makeup is a technique of applying makeup. Makeup is sprayed onto the skin through a compressor instead of using fingers, sponges or brushes. The compressor has settings that can be adjusted to suit a particular look. And through changing the compressors’ settings the coverage of the product can be adjusted. Really it’s … Read moreWhat’s Airbrush Makeup?
Ever had a friend work for a company like Estee Lauder? If you have you’ll know just how much discount they can offer their staff. It’s around a whopping 75%. And that’s on a multitude of brands. Brands like Estee Lauder, Bobbi Brown, Jo Malone and MAC to name but a few. The mark up … Read moreIs Beauty Pie Worth It?
I spotted the Lacura by Aldi makeup dupes while I was doing the weekly shop with my husband this week. The world seems to have been going mad for them, so I thought I’d be a fool not to purchase. Afterall, I was with a regular brow client the other day who had been using … Read moreIs Aldi makeup any good?
What’s in my kit is my most frequently asked question. And the answer is products that have proven that they can last a very emotional day. Bridal makeup has to be long-wearing before anything else. After-all, the threat of tears, rain and humidity is high! But I wanted my kit to reflect the quality and luxury of a wedding day.
In an age where everywhere you turn you see a Kardashian clone, this makeup was poignant and well timed. Hopefully a turning point. Let’s go back the way we came. Let’s ditch the dirty contour, fake tan, extreme lashes, Insta-brows, layers of heavy coverage foundation and overly lined lips. And let’s embrace who we are and what we actually look like. True beauty lies there in our differences.