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Spotlight On... Primer

Ever wonder why we should use primer, or what primer is best for your skin? Here is a little run down for you... A Foundation Primer is the base layer of your makeup. It creates a smooth finish for all of your further products to adhere to, and helps your makeup stay in place for longer. Primers can also be used on your lips and eyes to make your eyeshadow pop and keep lipstick from bleeding. Primers aren’t just a one size fits all product. They come in a variety of textures and forms, and different primers suit different skin...

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Spotlight On... Powder

Ladies, I bet if you reached into your makeup bag, or handbag or clutch you would find a powder of some description in it. Setting powder, Finishing powder, HD powder, translucent powder, we all have them. But do you actually know what powder is best used for what, and what is most suited for you?? Traditionally, powder is applied over your foundation or finished makeup to help set it so that it won’t migrate into any lines or slide down off your face. Powder is also a great base upon which to apply blush, contour, bronzer, or shimmer. You can...

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Tips for Glasses Wearers

For us bespectacled ladies, one of the hardest things we come across daily is doing our makeup. For one thing, if you are as blind as a bat like I am, even being able to see your face clearly in the mirror is a struggle, let alone making sure your face is on fleek! For this reason I have compiled some handy tips to help make your makeup pop, and some tricks specifically tailored for glasses wearers. To begin, you need to determine whether you need to define or open your eyes. Farsighted ladies will find that the glasses magnification...

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Pout Cosmetics Launch

Pout Cosmetics Launch 2016 On Tuesday evening I opened invitations to the Launch of the new Pout Cosmetics range. With sixty colours in the range and the ability to create hybrid shades using their mixer tones in "Yoga" & "Soul" there really is something for everyone. I wanted the evening to be heaps of fun and really interactive where the girls could touch and feel and try on different colours. We also covered some pro tips and tricks on getting the best application, what tools to use and how to pick your perfect lippy. The girls in action having a...

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Val Garland School of Make Up

It feels like just yesterday I received the email saying I had been selected out of thousands of people to be a part of The Val Garland School of Make Up. I have always admired Val's work and to have the opportunity to learn from her has been a dream come true. While I am super sad to announce last week the course came to an end I have never been more excited about my future as a make up artist. The course was designed with a focus on make up in fashion world. We got to work on real...

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