Do you know what skin type you have? One of the first questions we ask you before selecting what products we will use is what your skin is like and time and time again we are answered with the phrase “I don’t know”. Knowing your skin type helps with not only your own a skincare regime, but for a professional makeup artist to choose the right makeup products to apply. Skin types include dry, normal, oily and sensitive. Most people have a combination of skin types in different
Colour Shock Many artists, including runway sweethearts Pat McGrath and Francois Nars, brought rushes of vivid colour to the runway this season. Bright Bold hues came to life as intense swatches of colour around the eyes à la 1980’s: bright lids and liners, bright creases, and beautiful bright lips. A secret to mastering a beautiful colour shock is to concentrate a single bold element on clean, flawless skin. Colour everywhere is not enchanting, but when the whole face is fla
Glitter I love glitter! I love glitter! I love Glitter….did I mention I love glitter? When used badly, it can make a person look like a Mardi Gras partygoer at 3am, but when used artfully, the magical sparkles have the ability to add accents of magic in a way that no other makeup product can. This season, glitter popped up on lids, liners, as accents on the forehead, and even as coverage on some more forbidden areas. But a true favourite use was on the lips. Pat McGrath hit a
Gloss One of the shiniest trends on the runway has been the use of gloss. It found its way to the face, lips, and most magically, the eyes. Makeup trail blazers including Pat McGrath and Tom Pecheux to Bobbi Brown and Francois Nars, utilised varying techniques to bring this sexy, wet eye look to life. Sometimes the gloss is applied to a smudged kohl liner, a black smoky eye, or a pop of colour on the lid, the final look is mesmerising. Products like MAC Mixing Medium in ‘Shin
In most cases, makeup artistry is a collaborative art. We’re the one whose skills and tools turn ideas into reality, but each look has to please you and the client, producer, designer, or photographer. This makes effective communication one of our most important skills as a makeup artist. There are many things to consider when you’re planning a makeup look, so lets get down to business. A picture is worth a thousand words! Because not every client understands makeup the same
For the person at home, you don't need several different foundations to achieve many different finishes. From super matte to dewy and radiant, you can utilize products you most likely already heard of to create whatever look your face desires. If your skin is having a great day and you only need a little bit of coverage, or just don't feel like wearing a load of makeup, then a sheer finish is what you're after. Try mixing your make-up 50/50 with your daily moisturizer. Sprit
Bridal makE-up or wedding makeup is another PART OF our MAC makeup artists' repertoire. Whether it's a boho radiant glow, classic bright-eyed beauty look, full contemporary glam, or retro vintage sophistication vibes, our makeup artists can work with you and your bridal party to create your bespoke wedding look. Our team is highly experienced in bringing your dream look to life, and have sent many gorgeous brides and bridesmaids down the aisle feeling confident and beautiful.
Fashion makeup is used in magazine photography as well as on the red carpet and fashion runway. more creative makeup is also used for projects that require experimental themes. Fashion makeup is also commonly used in television and film ranging for the natural look to bronzed and beachy to more glamorous applications. Stage makeup can be used as a method in conjunction with stage lighting to highlight the actors' faces in order to make expressions visible to the audience from