Have I Been CONtoured?

The things you need to know before you decide to try it. ‘Contouring looks really complicated’ has to be one of the statements I hear the most when it comes to this topic. So let me talk about the ‘C’ word ‘Contouring’ and keep it SIMPLE! The contouring technique has always been used in makeup,…

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Struggling With Tinted Moisturiser?

Who doesn’t love tinted moisturiser? A lightweight finish that leaves skin looking natural and even radiant. So why is it so many of us struggle when it comes to using one. Common things I hear: ‘I like it when I put it on, but after a bit I can’t see it anymore’ ‘it just turns…

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5 Tips For Makeup & Skin As We Age

If you’ve recently found yourself in the 40’s club like me then just remember life begins at 40!! I wanted to share some pearls of wisdom around the subject. Makeup AND aging. I often find that my clients who are hitting their late 30’s to 40’s take an interest in makeup not just because they’ve…

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Do I Need To Wear Primer?

The Prime Question Primer is often an overlooked product, and many people will wonder if they need to wear it at all. I thought I would bring you some basics about primer that would help you decide if it is necessary for you. What is it designed for? The idea behind primer is that it…

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Should I Double Cleanse Or Is It A Waste Of Time?

Cleanser is that product that is meant to ‘clean skin’. There are lots of different kinds of cleanser, foaming, liquid, soap, cream, oil the list goes on. I’m sure I’ve talked about types of cleanser in a previous article so I wont touch on that today. We know how tricky they can be to choose,…

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Grumpy Skin On Your Chin?

If you are anything like me and get grumpy areas of skin from time to time, I know it can be frustrating! When I talk about this topic I am sharing a general best practice for grumpy skin or breakouts. Often, we spend time looking for miracle products and new things to ‘get rid’ of…

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How Do I Choose The Perfect Makeup Gift For Christmas?

There is nothing worse than looking for a gift for someone but never really being sure if they will like it let alone love it! Here’s some of my top tips to help you get imaginative when buying ‘Makeup’ or a ‘Makeup Related’ gifts for that someone special! Tip 1 – Listen to what she…

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How Do I Colour Match My Foundation?

99% of my clients come to me with a Foundation, Tinted Moisturiser, or a type of Base in their makeup bag. But only 85% of those bases matched the skin tone of the owners. Finding the correct foundation shade has been one of the biggest challenges for us all and continues to baffle us. Brands…

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Why Does My Skin Keep Changing?

Throughout the year you’ll probably notice your makeup can go from sitting perfectly to looking patchy, to breaking up or moving around. Sometimes we get grumpy areas other times we can look radiant and smooth. We never really notice the pattern, but we do notice the change. So why is that? Because we focus on…

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How To Clear Out Your Makeup Bag

Out With The Old In With The New Its that time of year where we get into new routines, weather changes, your wardrobe changes, and with this change comes a ‘clear out’ or ‘rotation’ of all kinds of items including makeup! I want to talk about makeup bag changes over this season as summer has…

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Making New Habits & Keeping Them

You’re probably wondering why I’m talking about habits when we should be talking about makeup? But the truth is you are not going to change anything with your makeup by simply finding out some new information. Makeup habits are usually deep rooted and have been carried out for years and years …. You see the…

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Managing Oily Skin

Summer is great isn’t it?! Nights are longer, the days are brighter, and the sun just makes us ‘feel good’. Our skin is even better and has a healthy glow to it unless of course you’ve got ‘Oily Skin’. It’s not your fault but during the summer months your skin just naturally produces more oils…

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