Category archives: tips 'n tricks

  • But why? -Brushes

  • Oke for this new series I will try to explain why certain things work, or don't. and why you should consider investing, or not.  So come with me on a fantastical journey trough some utensils and products in the makeup industry. The first is; Brushes! Let's get the main utensil out of the way rig [...]
  • Things you are better off knowing: Lipstick

  • The ever going struggle of wearing bright lipstick. Trying to get it to stay on your lips and off of everything else. So i have made a little list of tips to make you ace that Christmas red lip with flair! Here a quick tip list in Do's and Don'ts. Do moisturize and exfoliate before you start [...]
  • Matchy matchy darlin'

  • I come to you with a message of liberation! Because there seems to be this common believe that there are so many rules on what needs to match what, and bla bla bla. Just like that ridiculous rule that you can’t wear dark lips with dark eyes. So here’s the deal, non of that is actually true, make [...]
  • Makeup Don'ts- things you're better off avoiding

  • Okay, No no’s. We have all heard about the no no's of makeup, not to have an orange face, or spider lashes. We have all seen the images of brows that look like the nike symbol too, so Im not going to bore you with tips on how to avoid those! Lets get to some tips that you might unsuspectingly be doi [...]
  • 5 tips to make your makeup life easier

  • Moisturizer. Moisturizer is ALWAYS a good idea, whether you have dry skin or oily skin. After you clean your skin you want to introduce good oils back. When you clean your skin, you take dirt and impurities from your skin, but also good oils and stuff that helps. So pick a moisturizer that is [...]
  • Brush guide - how to use and why

  • Okay, well, be careful, this is going to be a long post, but I’m going to try and give you as much comprehensive info I possibly can. Because as a make-up artist I have had some weird situations with my brushes, and had to make the most of what I had at time, and had a couple of years of doing this [...]
  • Hygiene the pro edition

  • . Ok now that I have taken you through the tips and tricks of personal make-up hygiene. I will take you through my professional routine. Mind you, I take the highest care when it comes to my kit. Not being paid or having a dispute with my employer would give me less anxiety then someone calling me [...]
  • You through the eyes of others…

  • . As a self-conscious individual I would assume that you check the mirror at least once a day. But that is usually the same mirror, with the same lighting. We only see ourselves in the mirror, you can’t really rip out your eyeballs and turn them round, and if you would, I don’t think you can prop [...]
  • Brush maintenance

  •   With having brushes comes great responsibility heuheuheu. So you take care of them, enter: brush maintenance! Even with personal brushes, it is important to take good care of them, hygiene wise and tender love and care wise. First rule of thumb, when you use your brushes every day, it [...]
  • Without the Make-up artist

  • A great team makes for a great result, that is a given. But life happens and or your MUA gets sick, he/she can’t make the date your location is available or any of the other 100 reasons you can decide to go ahead with the project without a make-up professional. As a make-up artist myself, I can tel [...]
  • Things you are better off knowing: Hygiene

  • As A make-up artist I have seen it all, dirty brushes, sharing products, the works. So here a little word of warning, from my make-up bag to yours! Hygiene is not just the fear of cooties, it is putting your health in real harm’s way. Mayhaps because you read something online, you might think yo [...]
 
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