Macro beauty

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Macro beauty

What is macro beauty? Macro beauty is a photograph shot using a macro lens, these lenses allow you to capture the smallest details through magnification resulting in photographs with amazing colours and details that would otherwise have gone unnoticed. Continue reading

How to attach clip-in hair pieces

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Clip-in hair wefts add more length and/or thickness whilst still looking natural.

For all those brides that have bought clip-in hair pieces for their wedding events and now don’t know what to do with them – this one is for you! Continue reading

The Bite Mag Autumn/winter 2014

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Hair and make-up: Tina Prajapat www.hairmakeup.co.uk

Here is the latest additional to my make-up portfolio where I created a series of coloured ‘drip’ effects using various mediums for the bite mags Autumn/Winter 2014 front cover. Continue reading

Step by step party make-up look

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Step by step glittery pink and purple eye make-up.

With the party season fast approaching it’s time to get the glitter out! I love adding in a touch of glitter to the eye make-up when doing party make-up or bridal reception looks as it’s the perfect way to highlight the eyes when under low lighting. Continue reading

Step by step tutorial – smokey pink cut crease eyeshadow

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Smokey pink cut crease eye make-up.

This smokey cut crease eyeshadow look is quite easy to recreate by following these simple steps below: Continue reading

Step by Step tutorial – classic smokey eyes

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Step by step classic smokey eyes.

There are various ways to apply smokey eye make-up depending on your eye shape or how dramatic you want the finished look to be. It’s one of the most popular make-up looks and can sometimes be one of the trickier to master as the dark coloured eyeshadows will enhance any flaws in your application or blending. So here is a step by step tutorial to help guide you on creating classic smokey eyes. Continue reading

All about airbrush make-up

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Airbrush make-up, compressor and air gun.

Airbrush make-up (not to be confused with airbrushed photos as this doesn’t equate to the same finished result) involves blowing the make-up onto the skin through an air gun/airbrush which is connected by a hose to a compressor which powers the air pressure (called the PSI). Continue reading

All about lashes

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These delicate loopy lashes add a creative touch to the make-up without overpowering the look.

Strip lashes, individual lashes, lower lashes, half lashes, semi-permanent lashes – there seems to be so many different types of false lashes on the market that it can start to become a little confusing for those that are new to make-up or wearing false eyelashes. Most of the looks that I do will include some sort of false lash whether they are small and natural individual lashes for brides and special occasions, or the more dramatic and creative strip lashes for stronger bridal looks and photoshoots, the right type of lashes will open up the eyes and enhance their shape and generally compliment rather than dominate the whole make-up. But if you get it wrong you can end up doing the opposite Continue reading

Different styles of Smokey eyes

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Smokey teal eye make-up by Tina Prajapat

Smokey eyes must be one of my most requested looks when doing bridal make-up but the classic smokey eye doesn’t suit everyone, sometimes it can be too heavy for small or deep set eyes. There are a few different ways to adjust a smokey eye so that it can suit most eye shapes and that’s through correct highlighting and shading. Continue reading