The Makeup Blog

All things makeup, hair and skincare

Making the Most of Your Lipstick

It breaks my heart when I get to the end of my favourite lipstick. Especially if the product has been discontinued (which always seems to happen). However did you know that there is still plenty left in the bullet? Take a spatula or the flat end of a spoon and dig right to the base

Wanderlust – Winter Travelling Essentials – Dreamingless Magazine

Everybody goes on holiday over the summer. Guaranteed sunshine, a great atmosphere and a few weeks off of work. What more could a girl want? However, nothing quite beats a wintry break away from all of the hustle and bustle, the dark mornings and windy walks to work. With that in mind, I’m off to

Autumn Trends – Harvey Nichols Fashion Show

Last week I was lucky enough to be invited along to Harvey Nichols to view their new autumn/winter collection and check out the new seasons trends. Armed with my very lovely photographer Lucy, we were greeted with a cocktail and a free goody bag. Win! Apart from the cocktails, there were so many gorgeous outfits

Makeup For Hair Loss – Bath Chronicle

When it comes to makeup, I hear various examples of what it means to apply it. From; people obviously don’t feel happy with the way they look, so they wear makeup. To: I wear it to cover up my dark circles. But how about, ‘I’m going through treatment and I need to feel like me

Avante Garde Makeup – Dreamingless Magazine

Avant-garde, meaning advanced guard, is referenced to things that are unique and different in nature. Avant-garde make-up can be seen on runways, magazine covers and at festivals. It is one of the most creative forms of make-up and can really be anything you’d like, from a glitter frenzy, to feathers stuck to your face or

Waterproof Makeup – Dreamingless Magazine

Suns out = Check Bikini on = Check Sun cream on = Check Eyeliner down your cheeks and sweaty streaky foundation = erm….check If you are anything like me, then this probably happens to you, along with sexy red patches where I didn’t rub the sun cream in. There is nothing more annoying than getting

Makeup To Look Great On Your Wedding Day

As we all know, it’s important to have a professional to do your makeup on your special day, or at least someone with a keen eye for detail, who understands everyone’s face shapes, colours, tones, skin type and preferences. However it is always a good idea to be clued up on what’s being applied to

Christina Marie’s Wedding – The Voice

I love a good wedding (in case you haven’t guessed!) but what I really love is being able to see the bride through her day from start to finish. I have been blessed with many friends and last week I was lucky enough to see my friend Christina Marie (now Christina Piper) tie the knot

Must Have Items For Your Makeup Bag

I have recently started doing a lot of makeup lessons and luxury shopping trips. In those lessons, I have asked my clients to bring along their makeup bag for me to assess. During the lessons, I have discovered some basic items that some people are lacking to give them my much loved ‘fresh faced’ look.

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