I can still vividly remember that day back in 2007, whilst working on a make-up counter in my local Boots store, watching hundreds, and I seriously mean hundreds of women queueing outside our store, for hours before opening.Why on earth would you do such a thing?! For a free Mulberry? A Chanel sample sale? A SKINCARE … Continue reading No7 ADVANCED Serums
At the grand young age of 27, I have noticed my first wrinkles. And unsurprisingly I'm not impressed.Alongside these fine lines (damn being such a smiler), I'm also starting to notice my pores are appearing enlarged in my T-zone, particularly on my forehead.Luckily for me, within days of this grim discovery, the latest issue of Elle dropped … Continue reading Benefit The POREfessional
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
It might be grey, rainy and miserable here in the UK, but over in New York, where the late summer sun is still shining, the catwalks are full of the joys of Spring.Yes, its fashion Week once again! So, after 7 days of shows, including the iconic Diane Von Furstenburg, Marc Jacobs and Alexander Wang, what … Continue reading NYFW SS14 Make-up Trends
As many of you will know, I have been working closely with No7 for almost a year now, as a online beauty expert and as part of the social media team from Oscar Mike.This week the latest No7 ad campaign is released, and it's a little different from their previous ones!Prior to the release of the … Continue reading No7 Ta Dah Campaign
Festival season is once again upon us! From isle of Wight last weekend, to the daddy of all festivals Glastonbury in a matter of days and V, Reading and Leeds finishing our Summer off nicely, UK festivals have become pinnacles of the British Summer.So whats a girl to do when she wants to maintain that glamorous glow … Continue reading Festival Favourites- Make-up
As a girl who wears a matte pillarbox red lip on a daily basis, when it comes to Summer I am usually at a loss as which lip colour and texture to turn to.Last year, for example, I rocked orange toned reds, such as MAC Vegas Volt and Lady Danger finished with a slick of MAC Lip Conditioner to … Continue reading Red Lips even in Summer?
What most people find surprising is that professional make-up artists rarely use the products in their kit on themselves. Unless, that is, we are testing longevity, pigment or practicing a specific look for a job.Instead, we too have our own personal make-up bags for day to day use.Typically, mine carries far more budget brands than my kit. Even … Continue reading What’s in my foundation drawer?!
There is nothing I like more than receiving a freebie with my monthly glossy- and this month I was one happy girl indeed when the postie dropped Elle through my letter box!Not only did the cover star a sexy yet androgynous looking Miley Cyrus, hiding in the bottom corner was a tasty little treat for us make-up … Continue reading Benefit They’re Real Mascara
When you are a lipstick devotee like myself, you are always on the hunt for the latest miracle product offering that perfect pout all day long.When I heard that my beloved No7 were launching a lip stain, in a design similar to a felt tip pen, I was intrigued. In the past I have tried … Continue reading No7 Stay Perfect Lip Stain