Moths and butterflies freak me the hell out, I mean they are worms . . . that can fly into your face. . . horrifying! So when I heard that you can exfoliate your skin using silk worm cocoons I thought "gross" however it got me thinking of physical exfoliation methods, and how harsh they… Continue reading Makeup Artist Reviews: Silk Cocoon Balls For Exfoliation.
As we mature it gets a little bit harder to navigate how to have fun and pretty hairstyles that are work appropriate. For too long I fell into the dark hole of the low ponytail. . . every. single. day. I realised that this is mostly due to me being bad with doing hair (I… Continue reading Hair Accessories For Grown Ass Women.
False eyelashes can really pull a makeup look together. Whether you are a girl that likes to wear half strip lashes on the outer corner of your eye for parties, or you are a makeup artist with dramatic coloured lashes fit for a high fashion editorial shoot, the false lashes can make all the difference.… Continue reading Washing, reusing and storing false eyelashes.
There are many perks to being a professional makeup artist: your job is fun, you get to meet interesting people and flying your freak flag when it comes to how you dress is totally fine if not encouraged. Obviously if you are working for a massive retail company like Mac or Inglot they might have… Continue reading What to wear for work: Makeup Artist Edition
Often when you are working onset you have to apply multiple different makeup looks on one model, or you have to remove the makeup they are already wearing for a clean and fresh canvas. . . if you will. Normally your allocated work space does not come with a handy little tap and basin and… Continue reading How to remove makeup and prep a model’s skin, for a makeup application, quickly and efficiently.
Let me start this post by saying: Hooray for you! As makeup artists your first on location shoot is a pretty big deal it’s an opportunity many look forward to, I know I do, and it’s very exciting. Glamorous, on the other hand, it probably won’t be. Except for the much loved make up kit… Continue reading Make-up artist: Personal necessities for an on location shoot.