Makeup Kit Essentials – Prep and Prime

Over the coming weeks I am going to introduce you to a few products the I cant live without on set and in my personal makeup bag. The best place to start is at the beginning so, all of these products will be products used to prepare the face prior to having makeup applied.

The reason for priming the face is to help your makeup stay put longer, especially under the heat of studio lighting. Each of the products below are products I swear by some are new finds others are old loves. (more…)

OCC Heroine Collection Now On Sale Worldwide

OCC Heroine Collection was released today. The new collection was inspired by the teams favourite horror movie heroines.

The new Lip Tars are as follows:

OCC Heroine Collection
Black Dhalia

 

OCC Heroine Collection
Lydia

 

OCC Heroine Collection
Marion

 

OCC Heroine Collection
Psycho

 

OCC Heroine Collection
Starling

 

OCC Heroine Collection
Sybil

The collection went on sale Worldwide today in select Sephora stores, OCC’s website and here in the UK at The Makeup Artist Boutique
Ems xo

Review: Hi Brow 24 hour Brow Powder Compact by LaLa

Most of us girls, and some guys, love to have perfectly shaped and defined brows because perfect brows frame the face. I personally go days without wearing any makeup but, I always make sure my brows are tamed and shaped because it just seems to bring the face to life.

This clever little kit includes a highly pigmented brow powder which comes in 4 shades, I have the shade Dark Brown, A highlighter, A Double ended brush featuring an angled brush and a standard shadow brush and finally 3 brow stencils. (more…)

New 2012 F/W OCC Lip Tar Collection

OCC are set to release their new Fall/Winter Collection named Heroine. The new collection was inspired by the teams favourite horror movie heroines.

The new Lip Tars are as follows:

Marion – Deceitfully Dirty Rose
Psycho – Dripping with Blood Red
Starling – Deeply Rusted Red
Sybil – Midnight Brownout
Black Dahlia – Blackened Red
Lydia – Darkroom Plum

The collection goes on sale Worldwide on September 17th in select Sephora stores, OCC’s website and here in the UK at Love Makeup.

I personally cannot wait to try out Black Dahlia!

Ems xo

Jo’s NOTD: Rainbow Nails

 As I am so awful at doing nails, I thought I would ask one of my best friends Jo if she would like to contribute to the blog, dealing with the Nail side of things and she thankfully said yes!

Here is Jo’s First NOTD we hope you enjoy 🙂

Ems xo

Products used:

No7 Stay Perfect – Vivid Violet
Loreal Jet Set – 220
Beauty UK – No2 Orange
17 Fast Finish – Knockout Red
Rimmel London – Green Grass
Rimmel London Lasting Finish – Opal
Collection 2000 Hot Looks – Sherbert Lemon
Xtreme Nails Chip Resistant Top Coat