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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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    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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    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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    Top 10 Hair & Makeup Artist Books

    Top 10 Hair & Makeup Artist Books

    TOP 10 Hair & Makeup Books There are a huge array of resources available for Hair and Makeup Artists. But for me there will never be a YouTube video, App or Kindle that will ever compare to books. I have quite a collection which I have acquired over the years  – some of them took me months to save for and…

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    Black and Mixed Race Hair & Makeup Masterclass Review

    Black and Mixed Race Hair & Makeup Masterclass Review

      During February I was thrilled to participate in the CMS “Black and Mixed Race Hair & Makeup Master Class”. It was an opportunity to learn from one of the greats – Nora Robertson. This was part of an exceptional series of professionally advanced workshops, run exclusively by Creative Media Skills (CMS), with leading industry hair and makeup designers. www.creative-media-skills.com…

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    Get Amazing Face with Emma Hardy

      Emma Hardie is an award winning facialist and skincare expert. She is famous for her Natural Lift and Sculpting Facial – celebrities and beauty editors rave about it. Emma’s own line of skin care – Amazing Face – is a mix of herbal extracts, essential oils and vitamins to luxuriously nurture your face. I tried the Amazing Face Hydrating Lighter…

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    Great Beauty Double Acts

    Great Beauty Double Acts

    Ginvera – Green Tea Exfoliating Marvel Gel This product really is a marvel. It removes dead skin cells, eliminates blackheads, stimulates cell renewal, brightens your skin and can help correct sun damage. Ginvera Marvel Gel has been wowing beauty editors, is the number one selling exfoliant in Singapore and is now available at Harvey Nichols here in the UK. Marvel Gel is…

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    Natalie Cassidy Fitness DVD – Hair and Makeup

    Natalie Cassidy Fitness DVD – Hair and Makeup

    I was delighted to be asked to do Natalie Cassidy’s hair and makeup for her hotly anticipated new fitness DVD. This required some serious products that would hold up under intense workout routines, where the sweat would pour! Hair I smoothed a few drops of JOICO’s Restorative Styling Oil through the mid-lengths and ends of Natalie’s hair.    This golden…

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