How-To: Glamorous Makeup While Sailing

Is it just me or has everyone got friends who are either on vacance, or just about to hit the road, plane, yacht or ALL THREE! Take my friend Fiona for instance – she is soon to fly to Croatia, where she will be boarding a yacht from Hvar Island then island hopping around several archipelagos before finishing her trip in Portugal, Casablanca, Marrakesh and Morocco. Hideous! Couldn’t think of anything worse. Continue reading

Going for Gold with my Fave Primer of the Mo

How does one make small talk with an Olympic athlete? This was the conundrum I found myself in a couple of days ago when I was commissioned to make-up 11 Olympic athletes.

Normally, I fancy myself as being quite the have-a-chat and with all walks of life, (being a make-up artist and all), yet on this occasion, I found myself conversationally stumped. Nada. Nothing to offer. Continue reading

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Sephora Brands Showcase

Well, I had quite the time of it at Sephora’s Brands Showcase on Tuesday.  It was a lovely intimate affair, where one could just saunter casually, green juice in hand, from one brand to the next, learning about about their latest products.

Here are the ones that floated my boat: Continue reading

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This Week’s Makeup Adventures

beautyplus_shareThis week I have been working on a reality show (deets cannot be revealed at this time), however I can share a product discovery – Simple Exfoliating Facial Wipes. Who knew that these double-sided wipes could be just the ticket to exfoliate the puckers? Continue reading

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How-To: Get the Healthy Skin Look

20150107_173720Hi Glams. Welcome to the first tutorial of 2015! And, if you’re anything like me, you’ve had quite the time of it. The social drinking, the “sometimes”eating all the time, and other shenanigans of The Holiday Season has possibly left your skin looking less than its shiney best. Fear not friends, today I show you a new product and a couple of techniques to make your skin look way better than it deserves. Enjoy! Continue reading

How-To: Summer Makeup

Glams, in today’s tutorial, I show you a really simple summer look, perfect for a long lunch. I also feature the cheek combo I wore in The Makeup We Love Right Now (my product banter with Normie). Enjoy! Continue reading

Back to Basics – How-To: Apply Blush

20140802_142156Glams, you may have already got the dealio: I love blush. It is definitely one of those can’t-walk-out-the-door-products for me. I simply must be wearing it at all times during the waking hours.

In today’s tutorial, you will learn tips on choosing the right blush, how to apply it (especially if you are getting a little older) and just how essential blush is to looking fresh and healthy. So get on board Glams, and get your blush-love on! Continue reading

How-To: Melbourne Cup Makeup

photo 3Glams welcome to Part 2 of our Spring Carnival look.

When it comes to make-up at the races, nothing is more important than appearing fresh and beautiful. So, in today’s tutorial I’m going to show you how to do a glamorous, luminous yet long-wearing look, that will see you through hours of drinking sparkling in heels during the harsh light of day. And of course, just as vital as well applied make-up: the all important touch-up. I’m going to highlight a couple of key products for the clutch. Enjoy! Continue reading

How-To: Faux the Glow

20140929_125156Glams, with the sultry months of spring finally upon us, and long summer days just a mere wink away – it is high time to get our glow on. And sometimes (most times) this means faking it till you make it. So, get ahead of the game, and learn in today’s tutorial, how with a smattering of shimmery bronze-type products, you can faux the summer-time glow. Continue reading

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How-To: Spring Carnival Makeup

photo 3Glams welcome to Part 2 of our Spring Carnival look.

When it comes to make-up at the races, nothing is more important than appearing fresh and beautiful. So, in today’s tutorial I’m going to show you how to do a glamorous, luminous yet long-wearing look, that will see you through hours of drinking sparkling in heels during the harsh light of day. And of course, just as vital as well applied make-up: the all important touch-up. I’m going to highlight a couple of key products for the clutch. Enjoy! Continue reading