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Semi permanent mascara and trekking

May 8, 2014. No comments.

I am writing this on my way to Wales, I am off to see family, incorporate a bridal trial and then do a three day trek of Breacon Beacons (in preparation for kilimanjaro in october) The car is loaded with makeup kit, hair kit, all my trekking gear including walking poles and then all my normal clothing! It looks like i am emigrating! The reason for this blog is, I suddenly realised earlier in the week that people that go trekking or walking ( I am not usually one of them) probably don't turn up with a face full of makeup on or even take any with them! So I had to think how i could still look reasonably ok! With minimal or no makeup for three days! So I booked myself in for a new treatment called Myscara a semi permanent tint for the lashes that lasts around [read on]

It’s all about the eyes

April 30, 2014. No comments.

So as I said in my last blog I am aiming to review a few new products every few weeks. I always like to try makeup products out before they go in my kit, so I know how they work and look on the skin. I wouldn't ever use something on a client that I hadn't tested first. This week I tested YSL forever youth liberator new eye cream, I have always been someone that skipped this step in my daily routine as I couldn't see how it could make a difference. But as I have been working such long days and had begun to look extremely tired, decided I would give an Eye cream a go, so popped off to the ysl counter to pick up my all time favourite mascara ( volume effects) http://www.yslbeauty.co.uk/make-up/eyes/mascara/mascara-volume-effect-faux-cils and decided to give their eye cream a go. The youth liberator eye cream is [read on]

Vintage hen parties and makeovers

April 7, 2014. No comments.

With Vintage style parties and weddings becoming a huge industry. We are getting more and more requests for vintage makeovers and vintage themed hen parties. At our vintage inspired studio in West Sussex we offer Hen party makeovers and lessons, all off our parties include a free bottle of bubbly and a full vintage hair and makeup session. We can also offer a Photoshoot if required, our lovely photographer will come and take pictures after your makeover. We are ideally located in the west Sussex countryside on a working farm within easy reach to gatwick, london, Kent and Brighton. If you want a complete full on Vintage experience we also work with Vintage events a prop hire, wedding and Hen party events company based in Steyning west Sussex. Recently we attended the stunning upwaltham barns near Chichester with Vintage events to exhibit at there wedding fair, we [read on]

Weddings, Shoots and Makeup courses

March 13, 2014. No comments.

Its only March and have been so busy already! In January we ran our 6th Intensive makeup course, then i travelled to Dubai to do some filming for a short film, i then took two weeks off to go on a lovely holiday, since being back we have lots of brides booking in there wedding makeup even into 2016! I have also been busy with photo shoots, Headshot shoots and private makeup tutorials and working with a fantastic Brighton Photographer Rhatia Renee. We have collaborated on several fashion shoots for the latest magazine. http://thelatest.co.uk/brighton/2014/03/11/latest-style-rhatia-renee/ Coming soon will be images from a fantastic shoot i did working with Vintage events, the theme was Alice in wonderland tea party, the set was fantastic we had Mad food supplied by the Jam queen Brighton, Lampshades from the shade studio, vintage props supplied by Vintage events and alicia sandeman makeup artists and academy [read on]

Locations we cover for Bridal makeup

January 13, 2014. No comments.

Our makeup team now cover a large area including: Sussex, West Sussex, East Sussex, Surrey, Kent,London, Northampton, Coventry,Daventry, Banbury Birmingham and oxford. We have worked with some of the countries Finest Hotels, florists, Wedding planners,events and parties. We offer makeup for any occasion and you can feel safe in the knowledge that we only use the highest quality products and brands and all of our team are insured and fully qualified. We specialise in WEDDINGS, HEN PARTIES, VINTAGE EVENTS, LESSONS, PRIVATE TUTORIALS, GROUP CLASSES, PRINCESS PARTIES AND SKIN CAMOUFLAGE. PLEASE DO GET IN CONTACT TO BOOK AN ARTIST FOR YOUR OCCASION. Alicia: 07939273714 Studio:01444881208  

Shooting for the academy website

December 5, 2013. No comments.

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.        

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 running our next makeup course in January a 2 week course as an introduction to makeup, including colour matching, bridal, fashion and airbrushing makeup. We also offer one day courses at £110 per day if you just want to learn a specific look or just want some advice or help with [read on]

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