Summer Sun Make Up Must Haves

I try to wear less make up (and clothes, admittedly) on holidays plus I’m always conscious of baggage allowance, but I’m a sucker for limited edition summer packaging so this lot made it into my holiday make up bag on my recent trip to Turkey. What are your summer sun make up must haves? The edit, clockwise from top: MAC Turquatic EDT // Benefit They’re Real Mascara Beyond Blue // Elizabeth Arden Sunkissed Pearls Cream Eye Shadow Stylo // Clarins Aquatic Treasures Waterproof Eye Pencil Aquatic Green // The Body Shop Honey Bronze Highlighting Dome // Clarins Instant Light Lip Balm Perfector Coral

Vintage Tea Party

Last week I popped along to the launch of the Vintage Tea Party in the Beacon Hotel. Bubbles, make up, afternoon tea, cocktails and dinner …so yeah, basically a few variations of food and drink with some girly fun thrown in for good measure – the makings of a bloody good night away.

Everything You Need to Know About Being a Make …

This is the stuff no one tells you about becoming a make up artist, the nitty gritty, the first hand accounts from real professional make up artists. I’ll cover the pros, the cons, the ins and outs…a comprehensive guide.

As a working make up artist myself, naturally a lot of my close friends are also in the industry. It becomes a bit of a family you see, so when I posed a few questions to the lads and ladies, I got some really interesting replies….some answers even I didn’t know! So here it is, everything you need to know about being a make up artist.