February 16, 2018

I FINALLY did it… and uploaded some video tutorials! I am so used to being off camera that being on camera is not only terrifying but so hella awkward. So ignore my terrible camera, editing, speaking and you know…life skills and go check it out for a no-bullshit approa...

April 10, 2017

Hi beautiful people, this year marks my tenth year as a makeup artist and hair stylist and a lot of clients recently have been asking me if I’ve seen many changes in style over the last decade (!! eeek!!!). It’s crazy to think that yes, ten years ago the work I did for...

February 22, 2017

Ohhh my goodness I'm excited to write this post for you today because face charts for makeup artists are like colouring in books and arts and crafts for kids. This is one of my favourite things to play with when (ha..if) I have time and most of my makeup creativity com...

February 14, 2017

Happy freakin VALENTINE'S DAY!!!! Whether you're in a relationship or not, whether you care about Valentine's Day or not... it's a fantastic excuse to get dressed up and look absolutely drop dead gorgeous! 

I personally am celebrating alone, or potentially with my roomi...

April 23, 2015

I can’t even start typing this without laughing, and crying a little inside. This is dedicated to the hundreds and hundreds of poor teenage girls who are ending their week with horrendous bruising around their lips from trying to get the Kylie Jenner lip look. So. So f...

February 17, 2015

So now my semi-extended family includes several teenage girls and they are the funniest, most gorgeous, mood-lifting Angels that ever walked the earth. Lucky. When I was a teenager I was moody, awkward as all hell, not to mention 3 feet taller than all my friends. I gu...

February 3, 2015

 

As a follow up from my last post, I had a brainwave moment (these are rare) and realised there may be a hell of a lot of you who want to know more about how to do your own wedding makeup, and while my earlier breakdowns are useful for the fundamentals, some may have z...

January 29, 2015

 

Being the ripe age of 26 it appears everyone my age is getting married, which is good news for me as a makeup artist because it means wedding season is back on and I get to play “dress ups” doing hair and makeup for brides.

For those of you who are engaged, you might f...

December 6, 2014

 

As Sydney comes into Summer we have some amazing weather involving 30 degree days and cracking Summer thunderstorms in the evening. Excellent for ruining any Friday and Saturday night plans.

 

So instead of that night out in the city, or a post-work trip to the beach, l...

October 13, 2014

 

Most people I meet (mainly the gentlemen) love this statement “God you must spend a lot on makeup”. Or the ladies often phrase it a little more politely, “oh I could never afford to look like that every day”.

 

WRONG! There is a huge misconception that taking care of yo...

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