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Meet SFX Master Kenny Myers: From Star Trek to The Last Samurai

Meet SFX Master Kenny Myers: From Star Trek to The Last Samurai

The behemoth stand for Premier Products Inc (PPI) dominated the north wing of the hugely successful United Makeup Artist Exhibition 2016, last weekend in London. The PPI stand was not only impressive in scale but also in calibre. It showcased some of the biggest names in special effects makeup, from the global film industry. In partnership PPI and Skin Illustrator…

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PRO PRODUCTS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS AT UMA EXPO THIS WEEKEND

PRO PRODUCTS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS AT UMA EXPO THIS WEEKEND

The United Makeup Artist Expo is packed full of fantastic professional products this weekend. Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned makeup professional you can get your hands on all the ‘must haves’ for your kit, at UMA Expo 2016. Here’s a round up of some of the pro products you don’t want to miss:      Pigs Might…

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Perfect Hair Every Day with Wonder Balm

Perfect Hair Every Day with Wonder Balm

Wonder Balm will give you PERFECT hair every day. I know that’s a bold statement but once you try Perfectly Perfecting Wonder Balm you’ll never go back. In fact you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it. This really is a miracle product for your hair – I always have Wonder Balm in my hair kit when I’m working on…

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HOLLYWOOD HAIRSTYLIST: FROM MARLENE DIETRICH TO MARLON BRANDO

HOLLYWOOD HAIRSTYLIST: FROM MARLENE DIETRICH TO MARLON BRANDO

You need to meet film Hairstylist Vera Mitchell, who worked with countless Hollywood stars such as Marlene Dietrich, Lawrence Olivier and Marlon Brando. You can meet her at the United Makeup Artist Exhibition in London on May 7 and May 8. In a career spanning more than 40 years Vera Mitchell has worked with a host of legends of the…

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How to Choose Your Perfect Foundation and Apply Flawlessly

How to Choose Your Perfect Foundation and Apply Flawlessly

The prefect foundation will transform your skin, making it smoother and softer. It will even out your skin tone, make you look radiant, hide any imperfections and give you a flawless natural look. But how do you know which product is right for you and what actually works? As a makeup artist I’ve tested hundreds and hundreds of products to…

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Don’t miss United Makeup Artist Expo 2016

Don’t miss United Makeup Artist Expo 2016

If you want to learn the secrets of some of the best Makeup Artists in the world then you need to go to UMA Expo in London on May 7 and May 8 2016. You will hear from Victoria Down, the Head of the Makeup Department on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Key Prosthetics Makeup Artist Richard Redlefsen….

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What’s lurking in your makeup brushes?!

What’s lurking in your makeup brushes?!

Be honest, did you grab a makeup brush this morning that you haven’t cleaned in days? It’s a makeup sin many are guilty of. According to a recent survey 44% of you NEVER clean your makeup brushes! Yet it’s impossible to get a flawless finish to your makeup when your brushes are clogged with stale product residue. Worse still they…

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Oscar Buzz – Interview with Cate Blanchett’s Makeup Artist for Carol

Oscar Buzz – Interview with Cate Blanchett’s Makeup Artist for Carol

Cate Blanchett, arguably one of our greatest actors, will discover if she has won the Best Actress award for a seventh time, for her performance in Carol, at the Oscars on Sunday. Adapted from Patricia Highsmith’s novel of lesbian love in repressed Fifties New York, Carol is an exceptionally beautiful film and Cate Blanchett has never looked more exquisite. Halfway…

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Creaturegeddon 2015 with Oscar winning designer Mark Coulier

Creaturegeddon 2015 with Oscar winning designer Mark Coulier

Oscar winning makeup artist Mark Coulier gave his first live character makeup demonstration in London, at the launch of the brand new special effects conference – Creaturegeddon. Inspired by the legendary ‘Monstapalooza’ in the USA,  Creaturegeddon was a hotbed of the best sculptors, creature designers and monster makers, with product launches, demos and workshops from the elite in the world…

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The Prosthetics Event 2014

The Prosthetics Event 2014

Dr Who prosthetics guru Neill Gorton launched The Prosthetics Event, the first dedicated SFX event in the UK, on November 16. The best of the British film and television industry, designers, artists, materials suppliers and nearly a thousand attendees gathered at the Aston Conference Centre in Birmingham, to celebrate the outstanding success of the UK SFX industry. There were demonstrations…

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