What the hell is IMATS? It’s the International Makeup Artist Trade Show held in 4 countries around the world and only visits 6 locations – New York, Los Angeles, London, Sydney, Toronto and Vancouver. The event celebrates the makeup industry by showcasing incredibly talented makeup artists including special Fx, exhibitors and education and is the… Continue reading IMATS Sydney, Was It Worth It?
I’m not usually one to rush out and buy things just because a celebrity has collaborated with a makeup brand, and as gorgeous and talented as Samantha Jade is, her music isn’t really my cup of tea. So why the hell did I buy the eyeshadow and strobing palettes from her collab range with Models Prefer? Simple.… Continue reading Samantha Jade For Models Prefer
Ever painted a canvas that wasn’t primed? What about a piece of furniture or a car? If you have then you’d notice that your paint doesn’t spread very far and the finish isn’t quite as good as it would be had you used a primer first. The same principal goes for your foundation. But what… Continue reading Primer Perfection
The Gibson Roll was a very popular style amongst women in the 1940’s, typically teamed with victory rolls of some variation or worn on it’s own with the side extended further up towards the ear or higher like the image above. It was also the perfect hairstyle for women in the armed forces as it kept… Continue reading Gibson Roll Step-by-step Tutorial
Many of us these days have either a curling iron or a straightener that can curl your hair. Majority of homes at least have a hand held hairdryer. But women of the 1940’s didn’t have such luxuries, instead they needed to rely on setting their hair while it was wet to create the perfect curl… Continue reading How To Pin Curl Your Hair
A number of years ago I wrote a book titled “The Beauty School Dropout’s Handbook – A Guide To Vintage Hair & Makeup Styling”. This is an extract from my book showing you how I do Victory Rolls. Victory rolls have become one of the most easily recognisable hairstyles of the 1940’s. Although they were… Continue reading Victory Rolls and How To Do Them
How many planes do you think fly in and out of Brisbane airport each day? How many people would you estimate walk through the airport terminal on a weekly basis? That’s how many people will see my photo featured in BNE Magazine for the next two months. *Insert surprised emoji* It all started in May… Continue reading Being Published in BNE Magazine