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    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 Fly South Blood

    This SFX blood is beloved by makeup and costume departments alike and is currently the ‘blood of choice’ for Sky’s hugely successful series Penny Dreadful.

    Ultra-realistic, fully washable and non staining this running blood has been used on countless productions.

    Pigs Might Fly was created by multi-award winning special effects makeup guru Nick Dudman who designed the effects on the entire Harry Potter series.

    The fact that it washes completely away without leaving any trace on skin, costumes or wigs has contributed enormously to it’s success.

    Take advantage of the trade show discount and bag yourself some serious blood supplies this weekend at Stand No. C16.


    Ultra realistic blood created by the legendary Nick Dudman – SFX guru for the entire Harry Potter series.



    •  Tina Earnshaw Professional Makeup Brushes

    Oscar nominated makeup artist Tina Earnshaw launches her brand new professional makeup brushes in person at the United Makeup Artist Expo.

    This exquisite 21 piece range is hand crafted with premium quality hair and created to last a lifetime when well cared for. They are available now at

    Tina Earnshaw has worked on countless Hollywood leading ladies including Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Gwyneth Paltrow and Nicole Kidman.

    As Tina says, “You need the perfect tools to create the perfect look.”

    Meet the super talented Tina Earnshaw in person and take advantage of the 30% pro discount at the Expo at Stand No. A3

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    Academy nominated Tina Earnshaw launches new makeup brush range at UMA Expo – available at 


    • Skin Illustrator Mark Coulier Palette

    This is a must have for all special effects makeup artists. Designed to give artists instant access to those colours you rely on time and time again, that give realism and impact to your work.

    This compact pocket size palette is great for when you need to work fast on set, especially for touch ups and continuity and is easily portable as part of your on-set kit bag.

    Academy Award winning make up artist Mark Coulier chose these specific colours for his name-sake palette:

    “These are the colours I use the most, now I have them all together in one easy to use on-set touch-up palette!” says Mark.

    Come check them out for yourselves at PS Composites at Stand No B2.

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    Every SFX makeup artist will love Oscar winning Mark Coulier’s Illustrator palette – filled with his favourite colours


    • Ben Nye Media Pro Foundation Palette

    This palette is perfect for every MUA kit. With colours for every skin tone you will love it. Richly pigmented yet very sheer on the skin and virtually undetectable on camera these foundations give a natural, no makeup radiance to the skin.

    Easy to blend and very buildable for when you want more coverage, without ever looking heavy on the skin.

    Available from Treasure House of Makeup who are the exclusive distributors for Ben Nye and Mehron makeup in the the UK.

    Based just outside Manchester, Treasure House of Makeup is a goldmine of professional makeup supplies. They are also incredibly helpful and genuinely friendly. Make sure you pay them a visit and say hello to the lovely Ann at Stand No. C12

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    With colours for every skin tone the Ben Nye Media Pro Foundation Palette is perfect for your kit


    •  Pierre Renee Skin Illuminating Base

    New professional makeup range Pierre Renee has made a big impact with both film and editorial makeup artists.

    Originating from Poland, this high performance range was created exclusively by a medical doctor and chemist, to protect the skin. The makeup is richly pigmented but completely free from parabens and skin irritants.

    The Pierre Renee Skin Illuminating Base creates a beautiful, flawless base for makeup application as well as giving the skin a radiant glow.

    This stand out, hero product is sure to become a staple for makeup artists everywhere.

    Visit Pierre Renee at Stand No. D13.

    Cult product in the making - Pierre Renee Skin Illuminating Base

    Cult product in the making – Pierre Renee Skin Illuminating Base

    It’s not too late to grab your ticket to UMA EXPO 2016.

    Vistit  WWW.UMAE.CO.UK


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