Believe in the saying Look Good, Feel Good? I do, and at my Mums Make up Masterclass I want to teach you my 5 minute routine to help you go from frazzled to fabulous.
It’s not for everyone, but wearing my bright red lip stick and a full face of make-up really helps to kick start my day! So today I’m sharing my five minute make up routine!
Ever feel like you're stuck in a rut? What about a make-up rut? Even us make-up artists fall into the same look, same products, every single day routine. In fact it would probably surprise you to hear how bored we get making up our own faces each and every morning- which is … Continue reading No7 Midnight Lash Mascara
A few months back the lovely lads from the Liverpool based band Doodah Farm booked the So Coco Rouge team for their first ever music video- but when we first agreed to get out magic make-up brushes out, we didn't expect to end up being in it too. Although,with my camera loving ego- I obviously didn't need asking twice, … Continue reading Behind the scenes of Doodah Farms first music video
I've always been a fan of a matte lip, especially a bold red one during the crisp winter months! Like most make-up artists, I've been desperate to get my hands on the famed Lime Crime Velevetines,but unfortunately due to their massive success and demand I'm still waiting my velvet lip fix.So during a pre-holiday browse in … Continue reading MUA Luxe Velvet Lip Lacquer
In the ten years that I have been working in the make up industry, there has never been one client or model who has agreed with me, when I have told them they have beautiful skin and don't need much make-up. Which, happens quite often to be honest.So, I'm hoping lots of you will be … Continue reading Bear Faced for Children in Need
Since Kimmy K tweeted that now famous image of her pre blended contour make-up, I'm finding lots of my clients are requesting a heavily contoured look. Yet, what I think is being forgotten, is that us make-up artists have been shading, highlighting and altering face shapes with the magic of make-up long before Kim signed … Continue reading Contouring like Kevyn
A few weeks ago I headed down the road to Manchester, to work with singer/songwriter Lisa Williams on her latest record Breathe Out.Lisa was releasing the record exclusively at the Gavin Blyth Ball on Saturday 26th October, which was packed with stars of Emmerdale and Coronation Street. The annual ball, held in memory of the acclaimed producer Gavin Blyth, … Continue reading Macmillan Charity Single
A good few months ago now, I was briefly interviewed by the lovely people at Make-up International magazine, who wanted to know why I decided to start this blog and what changes I have seen in the industry of late.It suddenly struck me, that having been in the beauty industry for ten years now, that A … Continue reading Make-up International Magazine
As a make-up artist, and one based mainly in the city were bold brows are favourited (before you run in panic, I DO NOT create those famed 'Scouse Brows'...) strangely I have always struggled perfecting my own.Just as most make-up artists hate doing their own make-up (honestly, doing your own after making up 100+ people … Continue reading Beautiful Brows Kit