For my college Christmas competition I created a “Christmas Shopping Zombie” character and wanted to share the finished make-up with you here.
I used a few different techniques including prosthetics to complete the make-up.
It was really quite stressful but so worth it in the end. I didn’t get to finish everything I had wanted to add to the character in the allotted time but it came out pretty good nonetheless.
My completed zombie creation finished in second place in the competition with the help of my brilliant model Beth!
Here we are with my tutor receiving my certificate and prize. Unfortunately you can’t quite see all my props here but inside her shopping bags are a brain I made from latex and similarly created severed hand!
I hope all of you are having a great holiday season and enjoying any time off work/school you have. Fingers crossed for 2017 huh?
Like many women I’m always looking for the Holy Grail of foundations. I often use different products depending on how my skin is behaving or how much coverage I need at the time too.
Having never tried any products from Arbonne before I was flattered to be offered the chance to try a few out. I’m going to share some of my favourites with you starting with the ‘Perfecting Liquid Foundation SPF 15’ in the shade ‘Porcelain’. Continue reading
Sleek cosmetics have released not one but three limited edition i-Divine palettes this month, one exclusively at Superdrug, one at Boots and one only on their own website. There are also three new shades of Lip VIP which you can find at the end of this post.
Don’t worry if you don’t have either of those stores though as all three are available online via the Sleek website.
All of the palettes feature 12 pans in a range of seasonal shades. I have two of them here to show you and full swatches of both, I didn’t order the third (‘Nordic Skies’) as I didn’t think I would wear the paler more wintery shades in that one personally and I didn’t need them for my kit. Sorry! Continue reading
This is the MUA palette that came in last month’s Glossybox which some of you wanted to see more of.
Over the last month I’ve used it to see how it stacks up and now I’m here to report back on the palette and MUA eyeshadow formulas. Continue reading
The Photo Matte Eyes palette is a multi-tasking collection of 14 neutral shades usable as eye shadow, brow powder or eye liner when wet.
It comes with a fairly comprehensive guide sheet showing a technique for contouring 6 different eye shapes. It explains which shades work best as brow powders for each hair colour and goes through 5 different brow shapes too. Continue reading