Today we were at the makeup studio shooting our promotional video. I had a fantastic team come and shoot my video, I was very nervous about talking on camera as i am used to staying behind the camera. Shooting at the makeup school The shoot went well and the team did a great job at filming and not disturbing my makeup class i was running. Looking forward to seeing the video go live soon. We are starting our intensive three week course on January 6th for Makeup artists.        

Spanish Wedding

December 5, 2013. No comments.

  I was lucky enough to be asked to do a wedding in Bilboa in Spain, i couldn't possibly have turned this oppourtunity  down. So i flew out to Bilboa the night before the wedding on the 23rd September. On the morning of the wedding i headed to the Melia hotel where the bride and her mother and her 4 bridesmaids were getting ready. I had already done a trial with the bride Zara beforehand so already knew the makeup look she wanted. we went for a soft smoky grey eye, ardell false lashes with very nude lips and sculpted cheeks, [read on]

Makeup artist course

November 22, 2013. No comments.

  We are in week three of our intensive makeup course at the makeup academy in West Sussex. We are running a course for students wanting to become makeup artists, we teach them all they need to make a career for themselves in the makeup industry . The students are doing so well and picking makeup looks up really fast! In the course so far we have covered how to create Flawless skin, colour matching, Bridal, Vintage, Fashion, Tv, 1920s-1980s makeup looks and film makeup. We have also spent some time going over some hair styling, airbrushing and skin camouflage  makeup.   We are [read on]

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Wedding makeup Sussex

November 8, 2013. No comments.

        Wedding in West Sussex On the 28th September i had the pleasure of doing the stunning bride Camilla's wedding day makeup in Sussex. I did her and her two bridesmaides makeup at the Ockenden manor west sussex www.hshotels.co.uk. Camilla wanted a very natural glowing look, so i used neutral tones in soft browns and gold on the eyes, and kept the base very light and natural.With a pinky peach blush on the cheeks. I used a mix of makeup from MAC, NARS, By terry,YSL and Dior to create the looks. Photography by fantastic wedding photographer paul read. www.paulread.co.uk.            

    Fashion Editorial shoot set on Brighton beach. We were going for the model having a soft mermaid look. For the makeup i used pastel pink and lilac hues on the eyes and styled the hair with silver thread running through it.     Makeup and hair by Alicia Sandeman Photography by Ramses Radi Assistant Rhatia Renne Stylist Annie Hertikova

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The photoshoot in Brighton, Sussex for Coolture magazine went really well and I am very pleased with the quality of both the makeup job and also the photographer Ramses Radi whom captured the quality of my makeup job really well. Its so good to have a photographer whom really brings out the grungy qualities in the makeup styling. You will be able to see lots of these lovely photos soon if you subscribe / purchase Coolture magazine or also view them online at their website : www.coolturemag.com

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