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.

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Inglot FOTD

First of all I'm sorry I haven't been able to post much! I've been so busy lately and I'm sure you all will understand. Time is just flying by at the moment and so many exciting things have been happening! I got to do my first photoshoot a few weeks ago and I'm lucky enough to be getting an amazing opportunity to be helping out at a big event (not sure if I can say what it is yet) so it's all going to be pretty full on.
I did this look a while ago when I got some new Inglot goodies (which I need to post swatches of) and I wanted to just have a play.


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