• IMATS LONDON 2017

    So I attended the IMATS (International Makeup Artist Trade Show) in London last weekend and it was awesome! I took my camera along to capture some of the things that interested me. My hope is that this post gives you…

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    BRIDAL LOOK 3: WESTERN BRIDAL MAKEUP

    Drum roll please……..introducing: Western Bridal Makeup, look 3 of my 3 part series on bridal makeup! I must admit that I created about 3 different bridal looks before I settled on this one and I’m pleased with how it turned out. Western…

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    BRIDAL LOOK 2: NIGERIAN BRIDAL MAKEUP

    Introducing look 2 of my 3 part series on bridal makeup: Nigerian Bridal Makeup. If there’s one word to describe traditional Nigerian weddings it would be COLOUR! Nigerians love colour and this is a reflection of the vibrancy of the people…

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    BRIDAL LOOK 1: ASIAN BRIDAL MAKEUP

    Introducing look 1 of my 3 part series on Bridal makeup…….. A few months ago, I suddenly had an idea of celebrating bridal makeup across different cultures. I love how different cultures vary in their interpretation of bridal beauty –…

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    LIQUID LIPSTICK REVIEW

    _ _ It feels as though liquid lipsticks are everywhere I look these days! Almost every major makeup brand has their own version so it can be daunting to know which liquid lipstick to buy. I have steadily developed a collection…

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    HOW TO LOOK GOOD IN PHOTOS

    I was hired by the lovely Qian (pronounced ‘Chen’) to create some portraits which she needed for the website of her business. I did her makeup first and then took a series of pictures both indoors and outdoors.  I must…

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    100% DRUGSTORE MAKEUP LOOK

      If you’re not from North America you may be thinking, “What on earth is a drugstore?” Well, the equivalent of drugstores in the UK is a store that has a pharmacy and also sells beauty products. So think of…

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    MSA’s ANKARA INSPIRED MAKEUP LOOK

    I am very excited to share with you guys my first Ankara inspired makeup look – YAY!!! For those of you wondering what Ankara is, it’s a 100% cotton fabric commonly worn by West Africans. And yes, Ankara is also…

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    MY FAVOURITE BEAUTY PRODUCTS OF 2016

      In 2016 I tried A LOT of beauty products but there were 5 products that really stood out to me as being excellent. They were the products that I kept coming back to despite having other alternatives, so I can truly…

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    NYE MAKEUP LOOK 2016

    It’s New Year’s eve tomorrow and so the countdown to 2017 has begun! Eeek! This year has flown by very quickly and I realise that I need to take stock of 2016 and make some plans for 2017. By the…

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