London Fashion Week - Assisting Lan Nguyen

I was ecstatic at being selected to work at London Fashion Week by celebrity makeup artist Lan Nguyen.  I had been following Lan's work for a couple of years and was fascinated by her creativity, authenticity and hard work ethic. 

Working at London Fashion Week, it is fast moving, you have to be prepared to help out other creatives you are working alongside with but also remember you are representing the main makeup artist, so best behaviour people:)   You are not only working closely with the makeup artist but also her team who will review your work and make sure you have it done in a timely manner.  Before you know it, its lights, camera and action.

I have a few pictures below of the day, enjoy :)

Hello Holborn

Beautiful London
Oxford Street

Freemason Hall



Stunning Interiors

Setting up
Some of the pre-shows setting up

corals and glowing skin was out look for first show

Upcoming looks for next designer
lights, camera, action

working city girl

Covent Garden

MAC pro


New to the kit - Urban Decay Heat Palette

I needed to add some warm tones to my makeup collection particularly with eyeshadow palettes.  With Urban Decay releasing a new palette I admit this palette was on my list right from the get go.  The colours offered something quite different to their other palettes, warm colours and a mix of textures perfect for all skin colours. 

I have used this now on several clients and have loved the outcome of each look and more importantly so have my clients, a palette fit for all occasions, festivals, weddings, parties, special occasion so basically every occasion.

You can purchase yours at Urban Decay for £39.50

Picture owned by @zairacantara taken by my iPhone 7


wedding in Yorkshire - rogerthorpe manor

Another dreamy popular wedding location I had the privilege to work at none other than the Rogerthorpe Manor Hotel located in Pontefract.  The bridal suite looked out on to the country side giving a relaxing and pleasing view to the bride and her party.  

The hotel has a western town design to the exterior and interior, something different to what Im used to which made it the more enjoyable to work at.  


Congratulations Amelia ... Another Happy Bride

 I've had a great wedding year, working at amazing venues, locations and meeting brides and their bridal parties for a fun packed day.  I fell in love with the dresses from one of my recent brides Amelia who married at the Rogerthorpe Manor.  Amelia loved the look I created which was a smokey eye and curls covered in pearls.

Congratulations Amelia


Zoeva Brushes ... The Best Affordable Brushes Out There

I recently purchased the Zoeva Complete Eye Set Brushes to add to my freelance kit. I have been using Zoeva brushes for a couple of years and wanted to try out their extended range.  Zoeva do not disappoint at all, they shed no hair, remain in shape and they are sturdy and great for blending.  I recommend these brushes to all those who want to add to their makeup collection or if you are like me a freelancer, you will not be disappointed.



NEW TO THE KIT @narsissist blush in the colour Orgasm. After hearing so much on this and it being a hit with many celebs I decided to purchase and it's already becoming a kit staple. I will be purchasing many more blushers from Nars, they're pigmented and compliment skin types and shades of many. I love the golden shimmer accent that comes through this blusher it can be built up or just used very naturally.


My Clients Are Loving This Product >>>

New edition to the kit @kiehls Cactus Flower & Tibetan Ginseng Hydrating Mist. I spray this on to my client's before makeup and so far they are loving it . It smells and feels really refreshing on the skin just before and also does hydrate the skin. I wanted to try out a different mist to previous ones I have used including @maccosmetics fixplus and @thebodyshop Vitamin Spray and this one by @kiehls is so far my favourite.

Armani Luminous Silk - New to the kit

I recently purchased the Armani Luminous Silk Foundation for my freelance kit.  I wanted to add another brand to my kit but a foundation that was reputable for suiting most skin types and of course one for long lasting.  This foundation is a celebrity favourite used by Mario Dedivanovic, Adam Burrell, Little Mix, Cate Blanchet and of course the Kardashians.

This finish is what it says luminous and silky, it is easy to blend and provides medium coverage which is buildable. To note it is not for really oily skin but I would add extra moisturiser if I am using on a client with very dry skin too.  Loving my choice and am looking forward to using it in the future.


Another Happy Bride

Congratulations Ayse, definitely one of my favourite weddings and locations I have had the pleasure of being part of. Ayse wore a stunning clear white wedding dress which complimented her bronzed up skin and dark hair, the weather was a bonus which is always a blessing on such a special day. 


Wedding in Flaxton ... Stunning Location

Last month I travelled to Flaxton, York where I had the job to make up my bride Ayse and her party.  The location was so stunning and one of the best I have had the chance to see.  I love weddings in the Summer just for the fact pictures do come out better but also driving for an hour or so can be therapeutic and seeing lovely scenery along the way. 

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