STEAMCREAM is one of my all time favourite products. It is a daily all in-one moisturiser for face, body and hands.
HOW TO USE STEAMCREAM
“Handmade in England” for face, body and hands. STEAMCREAM is a “high quality natural and traceable raw ingredients which is bound by a steam-infused process to create a hydrating, easily absorbed and luxurious vegan cream.” The cream is packaged in aluminium tins, all of which are limited editions with funky eye catching designs for individual people.
The ingredients contained in each tin are:
For my blog this week I wanted to share some exciting news with you - Pixiwoo have released their TWO magazine and showcased my work. I have personally followed Sam and Nic the duet sister's of Pixiwoo for many years. Whilst being on the Val Garland course they was a live Q&A session for me to watch with the sisters. During the video they talked about their passion for the magazine Two Magazine and i was thinking i have submitted my work, have they seen it yet? And here it is! If you are reading this blog i am sure you have heard of Pixiwoo, if not, you really must have a look...
I started in the industry many years ago working for Lancome where I had an intense training course in London Head Office. My 10 year career with Lancome took me to large accounts in Edinburgh, Manchester, York and my final position before I left the company was in House of Fraser in Darlington.
Looking back at my career with Lancome I wanted to write an article about how to create the Valentine look using make-up products you can purchase from House of Fraser. I wanted to have a cross section of make-up brands which, of course, included Lancome! but from other top companies from Clarins, Guerlain...
Are you looking to give your special loved one a special New Year treat?
Why not buy a 2 hour one to one make-up lesson to learn how to apply your own make-up by a professional make-up artist.
The lessons I hold are friendly, informal and interactive with plenty of hints and tips to take away with you. During your make-up lesson we will discuss your existing regime and look at new ideas on the application of your make-up from perfect day time to night time looks.
As a New Year offer to YOU, if you purchase a lesson before...
Stuck what beauty book to buy for your friend, daughter or to hint for your Christmas Wish List! I can highly recommend 'Pretty Honest' a fabulous new book by by the Beauty Guru Sali Hughes.
Pretty Honest is a beauty bible full of top tips and honest advice from Sali Hughes where her sharp wit and humour comes through the book. If you want a book full of honesty about the industry this is the perfect buy.
Sali started her career as a make-up assistant and became a journalist for many top magazines from Red, Grazia, Elle, Glamour and many more. Her recent move is Guardian Weekend Beauty...
Since seeing the recent images of wedding of Amal Alamuddin wedding to George Clooney. The inspiration of wearing lipstick has certainly come back in "vogue" again. The look is so chic and timeless and can change the way you feel and add a "red carpet " look to something you are wearing.
I just love the simplicity of how a red lipstick can look and the images I have included below for you I think say it all!!!! This look is perfect for the autumnal season ahead to add a boost of colour to your face.
This look was created using Rimmel Kate Moss number 22 lipstick
How to achieve...
I wanted to have a “healthy look” on the skin during the lead up to the autumnal months ahead. I created this look for some of my latest work with photographer Rebecca Elizabeth Tate and hairdresser James Reid
Firstly I covered the skin in a superb night time oil called Superskin Concentrate by Liz Earle to create this overall healthy look and glow.
Foundation Sheer Skin Tint
Concealer Light Reflecting Concealer
Blusher Healthy Glow Cream Blusher in Shade 03
Eyeshadow Signature Eye Colour Golden Sand 09
Mascara Lash Care Intensify Base in Black
I am thrilled to be Beauty Expert for Unveiled Magazine which has just been launched for the wedding season this month.
As well as my work being showcased on the front cover of the magazine I have also written an article for the first edition outlining a step by step guide on how to create the look using Charlotte Tilbury make-up.
You can get your hands on a copy at all major wedding fayres throughout the North East or contact them direct on www.darlingtonweddings.co.uk for information of wedding fayres.
Make-up used on the shoot: Charlotte Tilbury
Photographer : Fyzal...