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April 24, 2019

Working with the England Women's Football Squad. 

January 28, 2019

I am thrilled to be able to announce (drum roll please) the opening of my new make-up studio.

As you know I have been working out of Salon G but have, for a long time, felt the need to have a dedicated space so that I can continue to provide the best possible service fo...

October 14, 2018

Halloween is just around the corner and I am so excited to have been asked by Make up Airbrush Experts Mistair to run their Halloween Make up Masterclass. 

Held at their Birmingham headquarters in Tyseley, the masterclass covers how to create burns, cuts and scars....

September 24, 2018

September always has that ‘back to school’ and new start vibe – so what better time to refresh your look. You can perhaps put away those items that have been great for the Summer months but that won’t just cut it as the weather changes and Autumn gets underway.

The firs...

July 16, 2018

Hi Everyone, I hope you’ve been enjoying the heatwave? I love the sunshine, but it certainly presents challenges as far as make up is concerned. Many of you probably opt for a minimal look during the day – your SPF followed by a tinted moisturiser and perhaps a coat of...

November 27, 2017

You would think as a makeup artist I would be naturally outgoing and chatty, so you may be surprised to learn that I am quite shy! So, despite being really excited I have also got butterflies when I think about a job I have scheduled for this coming Thursday.

I am going...

September 26, 2017

My head is still buzzing from the great few days I had recently working as guest makeup artist and hair stylist with award winning Dollhouse Photography and its sister company Vamp Boudoir.

Dollhouse is based in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter and was founded by Chrissy...

September 6, 2017

I was thrilled to be invited to do the hair and makeup for Samantha Bumford who is the current Miss Dorset and was competing for the Miss England Social Media title. The event was held at the Genting Hotel in July.

We had a discussion before the competition and agreed t...

April 14, 2017

 Lov'yer by Marta Kochanek

The exciting thing about being a professional makeup artist is that you get to work with some amazingly talented people in the world of visual arts, so I was thrilled to be invited to collaborate with fine art photographer Marta Kochanek on he...

March 27, 2017

The sunshine this weekend and the fact that the clocks have moved forward made me think about spring and what better time to refresh your look and invest in some new products.

Makeup tends to have a shelf life and so it is important to have a clear out and throw away an...

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