Once again, work has had me snowed under and pushed any blogging time to the minimum. Even basic wedding planning has taken a back seat for while! For this October, saw the official opening of The Rouge School. Opening? Well, technically speaking Robyn and I have been training make-up artists in 1 day courses under … Continue reading The Rouge School..open for business!
How is it 2015 already?! Or more importantly a month since my last blog post?! December seems to have flown by, without touching the sides, and I cannot believe Christmas has been and gone once more. So what kept me so busy?! Well, working mostly. The festive period is always busy in the world of salon … Continue reading New Year Catch Up
There is nothing I love more than a good old Wedding. For a permanently single girl, it's so lovely to get an insight into our gorgeous Bride's big day's and hear how they met their beloved other half. Weddings get me all giddy with excitement! So Coco Rouge Brides On average, we have … Continue reading What should I look for in a Wedding make-up artist?
For the past 18 months everybody from Kimmy K, Alexa Chung and Drew Barrymore has rocked the ombre hair trend. Leading to the majority of So Coco Rouge clients embracing the trend. And boy have I been jealous. Don't get me wrong, I adore my vibrant red locks, but there is something special about those rich chocolate roots … Continue reading Ombre Locks
For a few years now, I have been desperate to have my teeth whitened. But for some reason fear has always got in the way. Well, fear and a lack of funds- it's always seemed just that bit out of budget.But, recently, we decided to rent our gorgeous little beauty room at So Coco Rouge out to … Continue reading Sparkling New Smile
If you regularly catch up with my blog, you'll know how much I love Illamasqua products. From their cream pigments to their gel eyeliner, Illamasqua feature heavily in the So Coco Rouge kit box. Well, that is except our foundation box. When Illamasqua first launched in Manchester, I purchased their original foundations- Light Liquid and Rich Liquid- and I can hand on heart, honestly … Continue reading My Skin Base U-Turn
Halloween is nearly upon us once again- and at So Coco Rouge it's easily one of our favourite weeks of the year!With Robyn and I coming from a TV/Film background, we always try to focus more of the SFX side of spooky make-up, but this year Robyn has let her creative side escape a little more!From Roy Lichtenstein inspired Pop Art … Continue reading Halloween at SCR
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 much as I love my red locks, the speed at which the vibrancy fades can sometimes leave me considering a much more subdued tone. From using a specialist colour shampoo to the various colour masks I have collected over the years, nothing seems to brighten and deepen my barnett as much as I want.My latest … Continue reading Evo Fabuloso Colour Intensifying Conditioner
If like me you can't but help read the hoards of celebrity gossip we are exposed to on a daily basis, then yesterday you probably heard about ex-Corrie actress Helen Flanagans plight for a sun-kissed glow. At 1.30am. Yes, that's right, she wanted a spray tan at 1.30am. And luckily for Helen a local Fake … Continue reading Fake Bake Salon Spray Tan