Highlighter – matching the shine of the skin on your face to your body is really important. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Highlighter can really amp up the look of the skin on your face but you need to remember that our skin continues onto the rest of us, it isn’t disconnected from the neck down! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ So when you’re highlighting the…read more →
In my makeup class today I’m teaching my students variations of using the colour purple – including plums and maroons. This colour combination is particularly good on green eyes as green is opposite to purple on the colour wheel – therefore when they are side by side they intensify each other.
So proud of last weeks Hairstyling Course students, to come out of a course and feel confident enough and skilled enough to attract paying clients is fantastic. Below are two examples of students who finished last week and this week are doing paid professional jobs!
So great to see the talent and creativity my makeup students have!!
Building a high quality, professional makeup portfolio is vital to your business as a makeup artist. For this reason I offer exclusively to my students the ability to build a stunning portfolio to kick start your business: With the photo shoot, it is optional and I only allow four students per shoot – this means I can work one on…read more →
In class I get you to work on each other; there are a couple of reasons for this: 1) You get to work on a different face each lesson – this gives you the opportunity to experience different skin tones and skin textures (very important when choosing the type of products, particularly foundations and shimmers) to apply to the client;…read more →
Graduate Bridget Sophie has just completed filming a TV commercial for Earth Choices detergent – it was a really fun shoot, and very relevant in these times of climate change and environmental damage. Now screening on all commercial networks
Eye makeup colours: Mimicking the actual colours in the iris (coloured part) of the eye is something I love to do. Here you can see by picking out the greens and the golds how much it kicks up her natural eye colour. This colour technique works particularly well if you’re wearing a neutral tone outfit – also for bridal; the…read more →
FOOLPROOF LIP COLOUR? – what colour should I wear? Anything ‘Rose’ toned works really well I find (not too brown or too red). This colour gives a healthy look to the face and compliments any skin tone and eye colour (swipe to see!) The only thing to bear in mind is your skin tone: The paler the skin, the softer…read more →
Finalist for Makeup Artist of the Year & up for Face2Face Beauty Awards – my graduate @bridgetsophiestudio is kicking major goals. This is Bridget’s entry for the Face2Face Awards – inspired by her favourite makeup brand – Christian Louboutin (and using Christian Louboutin products), Bridget has used red in keeping with his statement red soles of his famous shoes. Christian…read more →