Group Workshops – Time to ‘Wake up your Makeup’!

2016 Wake up Your Makeup workshops are live and kicking! Don’t miss the chance to learn about how to really make the most of your looks and freshen up your makeup style.

A festive party look

It’s the festive season and its time for new makeup, sparkly eyes and beautiful lips to pucker up with under the mistletoe. So, I have selected some particularly lovely items to create this look on my lovely model Louise. 
I started by applying a primer all …

Sunscreen and the beauty of Jason

Always on the look out for chemical free skin care, I’m really impressed with Jason Suncream. It is water-resistant and enriched with moisturizing Vitamin E, Shea Butter and antioxidant Green Tea Extract. Putting it on is like heaven and it smells absolutely divine. The kids love …

The wanders of Balance Me skincare range

My all time favourite skin care range is Balance Me. I feel like I’m treating my skin every time I apply  something – whatever that may be.
At the moment, I’m mostly into this limited edition oil. It transforms dull, dehydrated skin into a radiant, dewy …

English Mineral Makeup Company

I feel blessed to have been introduced to English Mineral Makeup. A gorgeous range of makeup that comes in many beautiful and versatile shades to suit pretty much all skin types.
Just up my street, they pride themselves on sourcing the highest grade of pure & natural …

The UX behind makeup

How is makeup a vehicle for making people look and feel a certain way? How do you use makeup to feel a certain way? I’m busy preparing my presentation for Wearable Technology 2014 at Central St Martins. I shall do a beautiful glamorous demo to the …

Royal Shakespeare Company

Good to work on the trailer of The Two Gentlemen of Verona recently. Lovely cast, sure to be a huge success.


Conscious Skincare

I’m very keen on these amazing products by Conscious Skincare. They not only smell divine, feel gorgeous but have the ingredients that I dream of! No nasties, just pure, thought out, conscious ingredients. I love the cold pressed oils and the body butters. I’ve been …

Facts worth knowing

Did you know?

1 in 4 people now suffer from skin sensitivities or allergies
100,000 tonnes of man-made chemicals are used in so-called “natural” and “organic” cosmetic products each year
Up to 60% of a substance can be absorbed through the skin
Synthetic chemicals entering the skin bypass the …

Jane Iredale makeup

I’m so impressed with the products from Jane Iredale makeup. I was on a shoot the other day and the colours in the ‘perfectly nude’ eyeshadow kit were perfect for it. I love the consistency and the staying power and of course the fact that …