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Spring Makeup Trends 2014 – Pastel Shades Are Back With A Vengence!

Spring 2014 is nearly here and there are some fantastic products on the high street and online to help you achieve make up looks that are bang on trend this season. Creating a dewy flawless base is essential for this season. Must have products are shimmer blue/nude eye shadows, pastel pink blusher and bronzor. It’s time to get artistic, glamorous vintage cat eye make up is particularly on trend this season. Go for a gel eyeliner which doesn't dry as quickly compared to a liquid liner. This means you'll have more time to warm the product on your hand and work with it to perfect the flick. It's...

Autumn Make Up Trends 2013

Autumn 2013 is here and there are some fantastic products on the high street and online to help you achieve make up looks that are bang on trend this season. It’s time to get artistic with colourful peacock shades of eye shadows, teal and blue are particularly on trend this season. Opt for Urban Decay shadow in 'Hijack' (£12.60) sweep the colour onto your eyelids, blend with a clean dry brush in your eye socket and add a dot of gold eye shadow into the inner corner of your eyes. Keep your lashes natural using Lancome 'Hypnose Mascara' (£22). Finally create a golden sunkissed finish by dusting Estée...

BB Creams Vs CC Creams – Which One’s Right For You?

It's likely you will have heard of and even purchased a BB cream (Blemish or Beauty Balm) and you may have recently discovered CC creams (Colour or Complexion Control). Many cosmetic brands have recently launched CC creams, I've seen lots advertised this month. If you're not clear on what the difference is between them in simply terms, Definition of BB and CC Creams BB creams were originally formulated in Germany, as a skincare product that you use on top of your moisturiser every morning after your skin care routine before you apply your foundation. The benefits of using a BB cream is that it contains anti-ageing...

Celebrity Make Up Artist Insights Revealed

Kirsten Stewart, the star of Twilight and Snow White & The Huntsmans make up look is low maintenance. She has an effortless natural beauty and always looks fabulous at red carpet events. Her make up looks are classic, usually focused on the eye with a subtle smoky brown or grey.   Her makeup artist, Jillian Dempsey, recently revealed  to InStyle Magazine that “Kristen will never beg me to do a red lip.” She then went on to discuss her make up base. “She doesn’t like to conceal her freckles, so we do a very sheer application of makeup.” Unlike some celebrities who love to sun bathe and use tanning products, Kirsten Stewart always embraces her...

Spring Make Up Trends 2013

Spring 2013 is here and there are some fantastic products on the high street and online to help you achieve make up looks, that are bang on trend this season. Creating a dewy flawless base is essential for this season. Must have products are radiance enhancing foundations, under eye concealors and highlighters. As a make up artist in Manchester it's important that I'm always aware of up coming make up trends. I love my clients to have knowledge of what's in for the season too so I have put together a few key make up looks, alongside product suggestions. It’s time to get artistic, glamorous bright matt...

On Set As The Make Up Artist For ITN – Digital Babies Shoot Manchester

I had a great day creating make up looks last Wednesday for parents taking part in a project called 'Digital Babies'(a Digital Care Social Enterprise) which is a collaboration between ITN, NHS Choices and The Royal College of Midwives. [caption id="attachment_2765" align="alignnone" width="388" caption="You can always rely on tv studios to have Marilyn Monroe dressing rooms!"][/caption] The parents featured in short films discuissing important topics such as pregnancy, post natal depression and babies. The films will appear on the NHS choices website later this year. I was on hand to offer make up tips, pamper them and hide any skin imperfections from the cameras! [caption id="attachment_2766" align="alignnone" width="387" caption="Some of...

Make Up Artist For Fashion Week Manchester 2012

As a Make Up Artist based in Manchester I'm delighted to be creating make up looks for the first ever Manchester fashion week (9th to 14th April 2012) at The Avenue North, Spinningfields. It's five days of catwalk shows from international and home-grown designers. Five days of new trends plus the hottest collections for 2012. For the full schedule or for information on day passes click here. I'll fill you in on all the back stage gossip next week! ...

New Kate Moss Rimmel Lipstick Added To My Makeup Kit!

I popped into Boots today for some conditioner and having seen the new Rimmel London ad last night I couldn't resist testing the lipsticks from Supermodel Kate Moss Rimmel London collection. The range includes 7 shades from subtle nudes, bold reds to a deep plum, they all celebrate her 10 year partership with the brand. They are moisturising, shiny and pretty long lasting, so as a make up artist in Manchester I purchased shade 001 to add to my make up kit, result! It can be hard to pick the right shade of lipstick depending on lightening or time limitations so go for one that is either...

My Make Up Artist Interview With Style and Fashion Website, LooknBe

Thanks to LooknBe for a really fun interview last week. It was great to chat to Kate and offer her readers make up tips on creating a gorgeous look in 5 minutes as well as my top beauty secrets for beautiful skin. It's definitely worth checking out the website as it's full of useful style advice or just have a peak at the full interview: http://www.looknbe.com/en_GB/interviews/...