Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Pink And Gold With Glitter

This is the makeup that I wore to the last day of my course. I wish that the glitter had shown up more in the pictures, it looked gorgeous in real life!

Friday, November 25, 2011

End Of Course Competition Entry

I just got all of my wisdom teeth out two days ago so I've had to take a few days off and I finally have time to post my entry for our end of course competition. The theme that we were given was 'Great Works Of Art' and we had a time limit of three hours for the hair and makeup.

I found out on the last day at my course that I came in 1st place!

"Yuuwaku" 誘惑 allure by Audrey Kawasaki - My chosen piece of art that inspired the look I created.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Sailor/Nautical Makeup for Halloween

For Halloween I dressed up as a sailor. I didn't have time to do much makeup so this look was pretty simple but I wanted to try out one of the glitters that I got from IMATS (which I still need to post swatches of).

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Spring/Summer 2011 Inspired Look

As a part of the makeup course that I am doing we had to research the Spring/Summer 2011 hair and makeup trends. I haven't been wearing much makeup lately but I was inspired by the colour blocking trend to do some colourful makeup.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

IMATS Sydney 2011

Here is my long overdue IMATS post!
I'm nearly finished my course so I will have more time to start posting again, and I've got a ton I need to post about!
I had a fantastic time in Sydney and met lots of great people, I just wish I could have been there for longer. I can't wait for next year!

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Neutral Eyes and Red Lips

I'm so excited that I finally have time for a new blog post, I've missed you all so much!
This is from my Mum's birthday dinner at the start of July which is why my hair is still blonde in these pictures.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Inglot Makeup Tutorial

I recorded this tutorial on the 29th of June and when I started it I had no idea of what I was going to do, I just knew that I wanted to use my Inglot eyeshadows. The background music isn't working because of a bug with AudioSwap but hopefully it will be fixed soon.

IMATS Sydney 2011!

I am so excited to be attending IMATS Sydney again this year! I'll only be in Sydney for one and a half days unfortunately because I don't want to miss much class time so it will be a whirlwind trip!

The International Make-Up Artist Trade Show (IMATS) is set to return for an even bigger year when it opens its doors in September.

Cosmetics company founder Napoleon Perdis will share the latest trends and backstage techniques with show visitors as an IMATS keynote speaker. Other prominent speakers will include fashion make-up veteran author Rae Morris and Oscar-winning artist Tami Lane.

Perdis is a backstage regular at New York and Australian Fashion Weeks; he runs six Napoleon Perdis Makeup Academies in Australia and one in Los Angeles. In addition to Perdis’ address, the Napoleon Perdis Creative and Makeup Academy teams will lead make-up demonstrations throughout the weekend.  Rae Morris, the make-up director of Australia’s Fashion Week, is a four-time winner of Australia’s Makeup Artist of the Year award and the author of Makeup: The Ultimate Guide. Tami Lane, who won an Oscar for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, worked on the Lord of the Rings films and is currently heading the make-up department on Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit.

IMATS will also feature educational seminars hosted by M.A.C., ACMUSE, Royal & Langnickel Brush and more and booths with more than 100 international vendors, including cosmetic giant Inglot and returning favorites Royal & Langnickel Brush, SMiiNK, Naked Cosmetics, Make Up For Ever and Serge Louis AlvarezLimeLily Cosmetics, the brainchild of artist Nicola Richards, will exhibit for the first time at IMATS, where they will showcase their environmentally friendly, paraben-free line. Thousands of visitors, both trade and consumer, are expected through the doors for the event.

IMATS is the perfect opportunity for up-and-coming and professional make-up artists to learn about the latest products on the market, stock their kits and meet other creative enthusiasts.  It’s also an opportunity to learn new make-up applications and techniques.

Each year IMATS hosts a Makeup Museum, an exhibition of well-known make-up sculptures and designs from film and television. IMATS also runs two live student make-up competitions: This year, students will race against the clock to create tribal and mythological make-up looks for the chance to win lucrative prizes.
For more information on IMATS Sydney, and to purchase tickets, visit


When: 24 - 25 September 2011
Where: Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour
Opening hours: 8:30am – 5pm Saturday; 10am – 5pm Sunday
Admission price: Tickets available now at $40(AUD) for a one-day pass; $65(AUD) two-day pass.

The list of exhibitors can be found here

Hope to see you there!

Sunday, August 28, 2011

New Hair And A FOTD

I have been dying my hair bright colors since I was 12 but about a year and a half ago I promised myself (and my mother) that I wouldn't have any bright colors in my hair anymore I guess in an effort to be taken more seriously. Well I finally accepted that I had to do something to get my hair healthier because of the damage that has been caused from being so blonde for many years, and I'm not really a natural color type of person (as you may have realized) so I took the plunge last Friday and dyed my hair raspberry!

I'm so excited about it that I had to share it with you all and I hope you love it as much as I do.

The eyes in this are the same as this.


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