I was delighted when my niece Nicola Bourne asked me to write some beauty tips for the updated version of her book “A Fabulous Woman’s Guide Through Cancer”. I had to call in some help so thank you to Anna-Marie Solowij for the edit, to Esme Winterflood for the eyelash advice and Dr Michele Sayag […]
Check out my makeup beauty tips in the Telegraph article by Perdita Nouril on how to wear the new Pantone Greenery 2017. Here’s an excerpt from the article: Colour correctors however, when used properly, don’t leave a visible trace. Yet you can harness the shade so that it becomes more of a statement look. You […]
Fantastic fun at the Plaza Athenee Hotel in Paris getting Vera Wang and her friends ready as the “Addams Family” for Halloween. Mysterious and spooky! Thanks Marie Lanne for assisting. And here’s the instagram video. Family Portrait #happyhalloween A video posted by Vera Wang (@verawanggang) on Oct 31, 2016 at 1:35pm PDT
This Bulgari jewellery story was shot at Chateau Diter in Grasse by Naomi Yang. Flavia was a true professional, charming, funny and sexy. The fashion director was Natalie Manchot, the dress is couture Dior. Hair by the talented Tie Toyama and makeup by me.
I had the pleasure to work with Adriana Lima and her friend, celebrity stylist Ana Antic in Mykonos, Greece. The event was a much publicised wedding between Ana Beatriz Barros to Karim El Chiaty and 800 of their closest friends. Adriana was sweet, charming, and kind. When the hairdresser was taken ill on the second day […]
This is a lightweight, fluid eye shadow with an ultra-precision applicator to use as a liner or all over eye shadow. The texture is very fluid and it dries quite fast. It comes in 6 colors, 825 Aurora, 075 Eclipse, 025 Magnetic, 545 Phenix, 275 Cosmic, and 655 Univers. It gives a fantastic mirror effect […]
This pretty palette contains eyeliner, 3 eyeshadows, 2 highlighters, a blush, 2 lipgloss shades, a lipstick and 4 applicators. Tip: A summer compact, perfect for travelling. It has everything you need for touching up makeup including a mirror . It saves carrying around 10 different products in your bag so great for festivals or weekends […]
These velvety textured gel eye shadows in pearl, silver, gold and amber literally glow on the eyes with a multidimensional shimmer. Easy to apply, even with fingertips, the silky formula adds a touch of highlight wherever you fancy. Tip: Apply under brow bone, sweep across the eyelid or use with a fine brush as an eyeliner. […]
“Think Pink” – That’s the message from Dior with their new Cherie Bow collection created by Tien. Dior Cherie Bow Palette for Spring 2013. This limited edition palette features the classic Fontanges Bow reinvented by Dior jewelry designer Camille Miceli and is sealed with a pearl duo clasp. It is composed of 3 eye shadows, […]
Embossed with a hound’s-tooth print on the shadows. Includes pale pink, pink, dark pink, peach and black. Also comes in Rose Ballerine #724 which includes pale pinks, beige, white, taupe. Tip: This eyeshadow palette can be used in different combinations to take the look from daytime to evening.
These innovation eyeshadow pens are smooth on one end spreading a lush satin or pearly veil and a sponge pad with shiny powder on the other. Comes in Grey Sigh 060, Fishnet Black 090, Beige Ribbon, 530 and Ballerina Pink 840. Tip: Be sure to use the greasy side first – otherwise the shiny powder will […]
This palette is inspired by the shape of an 18th century dance card. It contains a pearl eye shadow duo in platinum and champagne gold. Two lip glosses are hidden underneath a golden trap door, one in pale gold with an iridescent shimmer and the other in warm pink with an ultra fine shimmer. The […]
This jungle palette comes in two versions, golden brown and golden khaki. It holds a trio of matt, satin and iridescent eyeshadows and a shiny nude gloss. In a sleek silver compact these sexy palettes will be on every girls “wish list” for fall.. Tip: Use the darkest color along the lash line, build up the […]
#551 Ivory Glow Luminous Graphic Eye Palette This sliding palette with a pop up mirror contains an eyeshadow, highlighter and liner. Also comes in Nude Glow #651. Tip: Apply the eyeshadow first from lashes to brows. Highlight the centre of the eyelid and inner corners of the eye with the wet-look finish illuminator. Finish with the […]
1. Dior – Smoky Eyes Palette I love the packaging and pop-up mirror on these new eye shadow palettes from Dior 2012. My favourite is the Smoky Garden #461. One light base colour and two eyeshadows, one matt and one sparkly. Easy to use for a smoky eye effect. 2. Burberry – Midnight Brown Sheer Eyeshadow. This […]
These eyeshadows are highly concentrated in mineral pigments. They can be used wet or dry. Easy to blend and shade on any skin type, colour or age. The colours are well thought out and compliment each other. The result is long-lasting. Tip: Start with the darkest colour to contour the eyes, working outwards with the grey […]