Makeup Kit Favourites: Adhesives and Removers

Makeup artists use specially-designed makeup adhesives to stick down hair lace wigs, prosthetic pieces and false eyelashes. Knowing which glues to use for which situation is really important – wrong glue and not only could the items not stick too well, but you could ruin the item and, even worse, someone’s skin. Knowing what to Read More …

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 …

Walking in a Winter Wonderland: Skin Tips for Winter

A cold winter climate can give us a battering. We are in and out of different environments, from the cold, wet and windy weather to hot, dry overly heated buildings. These constant changes, in combination with other factors like lifestyle, can cause all sorts of issues, from dry skin, breakouts and redness, to chapped lips 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 …