• Makeup New Years Eve Makeup

    Happy New year Makeup fans, here are my tips for bringing in 2013 in style! Ever wanted to rock bright red lip, smoulder with a smokey eye or flutter your lashes with falsies for a night out, but afraid of looking to made up? Well New year’s eve is almost upon and what better night…

  • Photoshoot Forces Collide

    I recently shot with photographer Amani Faiz for Fashionising.com. Stylist Manuel Arther mixed army elements with edgy masculine accents, sparkling tops with tartan bottoms, patent leather with luxurious fur, all topped with gold statement accessories for an extravagant visual experience. Photography // Amani Faiz Stylist // Manuel Arther Hair & Makup // SMA The makeup…

  • Photoshoot Zayria SS 12 Campaign

    I worked on the Zayria Spring/Summer Campaign recently,  I created a heavily contoured cat eyes with golden hues, wispy corner lashes and an assortment of candy coloured lipsticks to tie it all together. Our stunning model had naturally thick hair but I wanted to create big bouncy curls, that could be easily re-worked into various…

  • Hair Dare to Bare – beach Hair & makeup

    Summer is fast approaching and you have been working your butt off at boot camp for the last few months trying to get in shape for summer. Your ready to hit the beach but are you 100% comfortable going completely bare faced? We all know that beaches are meant to be makeup free, but realistically…

  • Makeup Liner that lasts

    As a makeup artist I get asked about products all the time, ‘which foundation should I use’, ‘what’s the best mascara’. One of the most popular question I get is, ‘can you recommend a eyeliner that lasts’. Whether it’s for girls night, a long work day, or or a makeup artist on a shoot, we…

  • Skincare Shine off – Matte Skin

    A big make-up trend from this season’s fashion week’s was Matte skin, but there is a fine line with this look, be careful not to take this trend too far as you may end up looking flat and dehydrated.  Sometimes matte skin can age you – nobody wants that! Here are my top tips to…

  • Photoshoot 2050 – Fashionising.com

    Check out the recent shoot I worked on, which was published on Fashionising.com. Century’s collided as we brought the vintage glamor of the 1950’s into the future, aptly named 2050.  The hair and makeup was soft and flirty with soft pink hues and bleach blonde frizzy curls. Here is how I achieved the look: Make-up…

  • Tutorial Perfect Bridal Makeup

    Whether you decide to do your own makeup for your big day or bring in the professionals, It’s good to do your homework so you know what your up against. Personally I would always recommend having a professional, you can just sit back, relax. Sip champagne while your artist gets to work. On your wedding day…