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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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    Create ‘Bloody Marvellous’ Effects

    Create ‘Bloody Marvellous’ Effects

    If you want to create horrifying blood and wound effects then you need Bloody Marvellous blood. You can be the first to take advantage of the brand new Bloody Marvellous membership scheme and their exclusive 20% discount at The Prosthetics Event  on November 16. Utterly realistic and totally convincing, even under the scrutiny of HD cameras, Bloody Marvellous blood is…

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    ‘Fangtastic’ character teeth at Prosthetics Event

    ‘Fangtastic’ character teeth at Prosthetics Event

    Fangs FX are launching a fabulous range of affordable character teeth at The Prosthetics Event on November 16. Fangs FX  have created special effects teeth on more than 365 films. These include Star Wars, the Harry Potter films, Captain America,X Men, Batman Begins, Hellboy II, Frankenstein, Alien 3, Shaun of the Dead – the list goes on and is truly…

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    Win career advice with FX Stars

    Win career advice with FX Stars

    This Could Change Your Life. If YOU love special effects makeup and you’re a student this is just for you. YOU could win an exclusive career building session with one of the biggest names in the special effects industry at The Prosthetics Event next month. This is your opportunity to win a personal workshop with one of 5 top  film…

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