Microneedling

Microneedling serums
Power serums can be blended together for use in microneedling treatments.

Microneedling also known as Collagen Induction Therapy is fast becoming a popular facial treatment for fine lines, wrinkles, pigmentation and acne scaring. It’s a skin rejuvenation treatment that uses very fine needles to cause a micro trauma to the skin by puncturing the top layers with either a roller or automatic pen device. More…

Professional Glycolic Peels

Glycolic Peels
Professional 40% glycolic peels

Naturally derived from sugar cane and sugar beets glycolic acid is one of the most popular non-invasive skin treatments for acne, pigmentation, dry skin and general anti-ageing. I’ve been trained by Epiderma5 which is a UK company that specialise in professional skin peels, their products are all free of fragrance, parabens, SLS, SLES, mineral oils and are not tested on animals. I use the 40% glycolic acid peel which is buffered with botanicals such as arnica, green tea, chamomile and allantoin to mitigate irritation and aid in soothing and healing the skin. More…

All about acids – AHA’s & BHA’s

AHA's
The Ordinary do a good range of acids for at home use.

Peel season is fast approaching as the winter months start to draw in, less sunlight exposure to our skin makes it the perfect time for the more invasive skin treatments that can cause photo sensitivity. Time to get out the retinols, hydroxy acids and book in for skin peels with your aesthetician. More…

All about Lash Lifts

Lash Lift
Before and after a Lash Lift treatment.

Who doesn’t want fuller longer lashes, as a make-up artist I’ve rarely ever finished off someone’s make-up without adding some false lashes. More…

Buff & Butter essential oil review

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Buff & Butter essential oils

My love for essential oils started in the mid 90’s after I studied aromatherapy and learnt about all the powerful healing properties that flowers, herbs and spices have for the mind and body – both internally and externally. I love making up my own synergies for body lotions and oils, face creams and scalp oils and take great pleasure in making these for family and friends as home made gifts. More…

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. More…

Arbonne make-up, beauty and nutrition review

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A small selection that I recently tested from the large Arbonne product range.

I was first introduced to Arbonne products by consultant Davinder O’Hagan who kindly gave me a few products to try from their hair, make-up, skincare and nutrition range. Arbonne are an on-line company with a diverse range of beauty and nutrition products which are all botanical based, vegan, gluten free and cruelty free making their products pure, safe and natural. More…

Learn how to apply your own make-up

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Learn the art of eye make-up with a personal one to one make-up lesson.

For many people the first and last time they’ve had their make-up done professionally was on their wedding day, as a result I get frequent enquiries from previous brides wanting to learn how to apply their own make-up themselves with many wanting to focusing on the trickier application of eye make-up. More…

sculpted bridal hairstyle

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Swirls of hair create a more sculpted look rather than curly for the bride that wants something different.

This elegant bridal hairstyle is perfect for long hair or with the addition of hairpieces, sections of hair are sculpted into swirls so the look is a little different to the usual curls or folds of hair. This look is suitable for any glamorous occasion such as the reception party or the wedding day for brides that are not covering their hair. More…