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Summer Makeup – application tips for extreme heat

When Sarah of the lifewithlilred blog gave a shout out for a collaboration with anyone wanting to write about a summer topic as a guest on her blog thought this is it, I HAVE to finally write this post because who likes dripping makeup, right?

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My precious makeup possessions (Part 1)

As a makeup addict-turned artist I  have over the years collected  a number of makeup products and tools of the trade.  Some have turned out to be all hype but no substance but most of them have been very good buys in that they make putting makeup on easier.  So I thought I'd share a… Continue reading My precious makeup possessions (Part 1)

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Locker room beauty talk

Yes, I very much am self-conscious when make-up free in public but I decided that as far as swimming is concerned that's where even I can draw the vanity line.

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Travelling and packing lightly

Light makeup and me don't mix very well. Which is why I always struggle with what few products to take along with me when travelling.

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2nd year blogversary and a (make-up) surprise!

Today marks my blog's anniversary. It's been 2 years already since I first embarked on this make-up learning and blogging journey! I haven't always been consistent with my blog writing or practicing my make-up skills enough. A day job and life in general tends to get in the way of favourite past times like that.… Continue reading 2nd year blogversary and a (make-up) surprise!

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Professional photoshoot – Part 1

The lovely Marie, one of the photoshoot models I had the pleasure of working with Today I had the pleasure of doing the makeup for a corporate photoshoot and was very excited and anxious at the same time as this was my first ever professional gig as a makeup artist! I was very honoured to… Continue reading Professional photoshoot – Part 1

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Makeup at the workplace — friend or foe?

There are a lot of people who believe that not wearing makeup can impact a woman’s career prospects as she may be perceived a number of things from incompetent to domineering!

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Back to makeup basics (and blogging)

It's been ten (yes, 10!) whole months since I last posted on my makeup blog.  Swiftly moving on from the shame and embarrassment of that realisation I want to return to my promise in my last blog post and restart by writing about the No. 1 lesson I was taught from my makeup instructor: hygiene and sanitation.… Continue reading Back to makeup basics (and blogging)