Have you experienced bad customer service in the beauty retail industry? Here are some of my examples.
Last month I had my birthday but didn't do any big celebration. That doesn't mean I didn't get to receive a few good presents :-). Some of these presents were make up and beauty products, of course! For starters, I got some cash from close family that partly went to buying makeup and beauty products… Continue reading What makeup and beauty products did I get for my birthday?
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)
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!
[My first photoshoot] was a lot of fun and a great boost for my confidence as a makeup artist
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
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)
I know I have done yet another disappearing act. I am not proud of itI'm not sure why my motivation and energy levels regarding my blog have dropped but I feel guilty and don't want to give it up. For some time now I've been saying that I will post something again but my intentions… Continue reading 1st year blog anniversary
Hands up who else is also guilty of trying a new brand of lipstick, eye pencil or shadow, liking it, buying it, only to discover when they get home that it's almost an exact replica of a product shade they already own. This has happened to me multiple times. I must have accidentally bought at… Continue reading Impulsive makeup buys
It's been 2 months since my last blog post and it feels scary to even attempt writing again. Initially tired from the move back home and then absorbed by my new job and trying to regain a social life in my homeland meant that I had much less time available for my previous favourite past… Continue reading Rediscovering my makeup and blogging mojo