Your Makeup questions answered Part 1

So yes, there are millions of tutorials out there showing you how to apply makeup, BUT, what about those questions you have that you think might seem silly to ask the perfectly painted makeup artist wearing black. I am here to answer those “silly” questions for you.Welcome to the first installment of my makeup questions […]

Latest Crush : Luminous Skin

My current obsession is skin! Beautiful, fresh, healthy skin. I love skin to look like skin, to look alive and well hydrated, even when wearing a full face of foundation. Here are some of my favourite products that I am crushing on at the moment for ensuring that makeup doesn’t look like a mask, but rather “lived in.” […]

Make It Stick using MAC Eye Paints

It can be quite a challenge to to get your eyeshadow to stick for a long period of time. I have found that MAC Eye Paints work really well for this purpose. I love applying the creamy eye paint to a well concealed eye area using a stiff flat brush. Once I have painted the […]

Boho Braid

I recently had the opportunity to do a Bohemian Braid Hair tutorial for Hung Up Magazine. Hear is my simple step by step guide to doing a boho braid, which is great for mid to long-length hair. 1. Split your hair into a side parting and sweep it across the back of your crown so […]

Skin Secrets

In the last couple of years heading towards my late 20’s I have discovered a few simple skin secrets that I think will benefit me in the long run… here they are… 1. Drink Loads of Water : This is a common beauty secret but it is definitely one of the most important! I find […]

Braided Bridal

French Braids, Dutch Braids, Waterfall Braids, Fishtail Braids… etc, Whatever your choice of braid, they are all the rage! Why not incorporate a pretty braid and wear a braided bridal do.This gorgeous bride Meryl, chose to wear a fish tail braid on her day. It’s an easy going, no fuss hair do and it’s beautiful […]

Spring Inspired Makeup

Some pretty bits of Makeup to form part of your Spring collection. Lavender Lips, Mint Nails and a floral fragrance – all Inspired by Spring.1. Yardley White Retractable Liner – An easy to use, affordable white liner. Works well to brighten up your eyes and make them appear bigger when worn inside your eye on […]

Brush Bath

A good few years ago I gave my cousin a beautiful set of mini MAC brushes for her birthday, with that I gave her instructions to wash her brushes regularly! She took my advice and washed them, or rather BATHED them! yes, that’s right, she ran a bath for her brushes and bathed them in […]

Easy does it

I always said I would NOT be the makeup artist who wears little or no makeup…so I often try to make an effort with my makeup, but I do have have the odd lazy day…which happens more often than not. 🙂 These are my everyday easy products I use on myself when I need to […]

Hello Handsome

Strong, handsome, Mascu-feminine beauty with James Dean inspired Pompadour hair. The Products I loved on this shoot were… Bobbi Brown Foundation Stick Catrice clear Lash and Brow Designer Smashbox Brow tech MAC hyper real Bronze FX (for contouring and cheekbone highlight) MAC  Rushmetal Pigment Benefit Smolder lipliner (third image) MAC Peachstock Lipstick (first image) Benefit Cha […]