Friday, 30 August 2013

Organic Beauty Weekend

Part of the Small Changes, Big Difference campaign, Organic Beauty Weekend is a nationwide health and beauty event organised by the Soil Association as part of their annual Organic September celebrations.

Monday, 26 August 2013

Friday, 23 August 2013

Ponytails & Peonies Shoot

You may remember a couple of weeks ago I posted a link to a bridal blog which was featuring a recent shoot I worked on. As promised I have put together a post breaking down what I did and what I used to create this make-up.

Monday, 19 August 2013

Pressed Into Action

When working on set loose powder is generally a real no-no. The first sign of a pot of powder and Cameramen (more so than women I've noticed) have a tendency to fly into a panic at the prospect of flyaway powder particles landing on the lens. Add to this (in my case) the inevitable clumsy dropping of compacts and pots or the simple act of juggling different shades of powder, lids and the brushes for each artist.... You see my point. Pressed powder is the way to go.

Friday, 16 August 2013


No matter how many different versions of a product I have in my kit I invariably end up plumping for the same one time after time and this is definitely the case when it comes to lip gloss. Anyone who knows me will confirm that I am not a fan of glosses on the whole, however there is one in my kit that I keep going back to on a regular

Monday, 12 August 2013

Love: Hurraw spf lip balm

During my recent holiday temperatures were nearing 40 degrees Centigrade (super hot as far as I am concerned!) so sun protection was a must! I have been loving using the Hurraw SPF Sun Balm to protect my lips.

Friday, 9 August 2013

Top Five: Primers

Artists prime their canvases before painting to give a better surface to work on and the same goes for Make-up Artists; the face is the canvas. Primers are a great way to help create a flawless base and and even texture before applying make-up to the skin.

Monday, 5 August 2013

Ponytails And Peonies

A couple of months ago I collaborated with photographer Heline Bekker and floral stylist Gwenda Jeffs from Fearless Florals on a beautiful bridal shoot.

Friday, 2 August 2013

Feelin' Hot, Hot, Hot!

Over the past couple of weeks summer has been fighting back here in the UK and although its been fantastic to see a bit of sun, these heady temperatures aren't too good for make-up. To help combat the melting, I thought I'd put together some tips for heat-proofing your make-up.