What is a micellar water and do you need one?

Micellar waters have been popular for make-up artists for years. They’re great for quick removal of make-up between different looks, and they don’t leave an oily residue so make-up can be applied quickly again. They’re great backstage on fashion shows and for quick make-up removal after jobs too. They were very much a French pharmacy… View Post

Why I love talking about skin and skincare

As a make-up artist, skin is an integral part of my job. It’s the canvas I work on, and whatever I apply to that canvas makes such a difference to how the make-up I do, will look and stay on. It’s not about having the perfect canvas by any means, but just knowing the right… View Post

Mad Hippie Vitamin A Serum – trying to make sense of Retinoids!

I’ve been using this Mad Hippie Vitamin A Serum and really like it, so thought I’d try and make a bit more sense of the retinol debate!

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To scrub or not to scrub? Talking about exfoliation..

Our skins have a natural cell renewal cycle of around 28 days, of course this varies from person to person, and will start to slow down as we age. New cells are continually born at the bottom of the epidermis, (the top layer of our skins) and then pushed to the top; here they will… View Post

Winter Skin ideas..

2020 Update – I wrote this last January, but just tweaking it now with some current favourite products and tips 🙂 My winter skin has been so dehydrated this week, I’ve been reading my own advice!! The days are getting longer (slowly albeit) and the birds are singing, it’s felt almost spring like some days.… View Post

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