How to do a quick make-up change

Being able to quickly turn around a make-up is an important skill when working as a make-up artist, whether it’s a photoshoot you are working on or a bride that needs a quick change before her reception party there are a few things you can do to quickly change the look once the make-up is already on. Continue reading

Tips for applying eyeshadow

Applying eyeshadow must be the trickiest part of applying make-up as there are so many fiddly steps involved so I thought I would share my top tips to help you get the professional finish to your eye make-up every time:

  • Great eye make-up is always accompanied with great eyebrows, they frame both the face and eyes and if you get the shape right they can give you an instant lift creating a more youthful look. I’m a big fan of threaded eyebrows as the thread creates a beautiful line under the brow which gives the eyebrows definition. Continue reading

Eye make-up ideas for weddings, Asian brides and special occasions

Asian bride Tina Prajapat

Well defined eyes are the key to good make-up.

This page is where I will be displaying all of the make-up looks from the blog that are also appropriate for weddings, Asian brides and special occasions. Hopefully it will give you some ideas for not only the wedding day but the other functions too such as the registry and reception party. I have taken all of these photos myself so they are not professionally shot or retouched and there’s no use of filters, they also serve as a reference for the brides that would like to see unedited pictures of my work. Continue reading

Eye make-up look using orange and reds

orange and red

Smoky red, orange and gold eyeshadow

Some colours blend perfectly into each other and this is one of them, yellow and gold fade into orange and red finished off with a smoky corner to add more intensity and depth to the look.


Eye make-up look using blue and green

blue and green eyeshadow

Smoky blue and greens

This is a quick post today on a make-up look that I created using some of my favourite Inglot colours, blues and greens blend together beautifully and are further enhanced by highlighting and shading. I would list the colours that I used but they are firmly stuck in my palette!