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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]

Product reviews

April 15, 2014. No comments.

I decided I should start doing reviews on my favourite products that I use in my kit and new products I have tried and tested. I am fairly new to blogging/ lazy/ not sure how to do it very well. so here is my first attempt. The latest product I have tried and love is the lovely Melvita orange blossom water, I used this on a few clients and models recently it makes the skin super soft and clean feeling, it's also great to prep the skin before the Makeup is applied http://fr.melvita.com/orange-blossom-water--organic-certified--melvita,2,1,5187,226.htm My new favourite foundation is by CHANEL Vitalumiere Aqua is a beautiful foundation is light and feeds like your not even wearing foundation but it still gives a good coverage. It has a semi matte finish so lovely to use on brides wanting a matte finish but without looking like they are wearing any.Its [read on]

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