Things to Think About When Creating Period Hair and Makeup

When creating an authentic period hairstyle or makeup for film or television, there are several things to consider to ensure that you get the designs right. These things will also help you when doing dailies or a last-minute job. If creating a period-inspired look for a fashion shoot or for a bit of vintage fun, Read More …

What Is My Skin Type?

Knowing your skin type is important in determining what types of products you should use, and what products you should avoid. Naturally moist, smooth and supple balanced skin has sufficient amounts of water, oil and special chemicals called “natural moisturising factors” – a collection of water-soluble compounds that are only found in the top layer Read More …

A Guide to Buying Makeup Brushes

There are tons of makeup brushes: big ones, small ones, weird shaped ones, expensive ones, cheap ones, long ones, short ones, ones made from animal hair and ones made from synthetics. Here’s our guide to what to think about when buying makeup brushes. What to Consider When Buying Brushes There are four main things to consider Read More …

A Guide to Mineral Makeup

In mid-1970s San Francisco, a modest little cosmetic revolution was born. It was called “mineral makeup”. Fast forward a few decades and mineral makeup has burst onto the cosmetics market – the latest addition to an emerging beauty culture seemingly dedicated to healthier living. Everyone is getting in on the trend. Brands who had quietly Read More …