SIMPLIFYING YOUR MAKEUP BAG

We all have our faithful makeup bag at the bottom of our handbags, stuffed to capacity with product that we don’t need, or hardly use. Keeping it neat and tidy is the order of the day. Only have product that you use everyday. Below is a list of basic products you should have in your...
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HOW TO CLEAN YOUR MAKEUP BRUSHES

Keeping makeup brushes clean is really a no brainer. It’s important for two reasons, amongst many others: Keeping germs at bay Prolonging the life of your brushes As a makeup artist we have to ensure that our brushes are extremely clean to avoid spreading germs or possible skin infections from one client to another But...
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Makeup Game – Grammys 2015

The Grammys 2015 was like watching paint dry. Only YAY moment for me was Annie Lennox doing her thang on stage…Beyoncé was cool. Formalities out of the way, the red carpet ladies sizzled. Outfits and hair was on point (apart for some tell tale signs of lace front wigs…Lady Gaga) Make up trend this year...
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Bronze Goddess

Winter is that season where you either look pale or ashy. Your skin, like the seasons, changes. And like the ever-changing seasons, your makeup should change too. But you don’t have to worry about throwing away your summer goods, all you need to do is add one simple product – Bronzer! The good people at...
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BET Awards 2014 Makeup Red Carpet Look

The BET Awards too place recently, and the obvious colour choice for the ladies was hot white! Everybody and their mama was wearing white. The makeup trend this year was nude everything, give and take a few red, orange and mauve lips here and there. Some ladies got the “nude” look just right and others...
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The trend of highlighting and contouring

The new (well not really, but whatever) trend of having regular chikitas wear a full contoured face for everyday activities, became popular, I knew there would be lots of casualties. The simple fact is that a full contoured makeup face is best left for fashion shoots, red carpet events, TV ads and the circus. Also...
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Finish It Off

Lots of girls wear makeup and complain that it doesn’t last long enough, even if the bottle promises 12hr lasting foundation. Its just not plausible in sunny South Africa! So what’s the solution you ask? Finishing spray, that’s what! What is a finishing a spray? A finishing spray is a makeup setting spray. It basically...
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Golden Globes Red Carpet Makeup Look 2014

The Golden Globes took place last night, and boy oh boy what a night! From the gorgeous dresses to stunning hair, the makeup department didn’t falter at all. “It girl” of the moment and star of “12 years a slave” Lupita Nyong’o gets my vote of approval! Simply beautiful, head to toe. Here’s a look...
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