The #Sensai

 Liquid foundation has it's own allure. That particular light, creamy luxury that is so easy to apply, and seems to melt into the skin, is what pulls me back into lugging around loads of glass bottles in my makeup kit. I have to remind myself of the beauty of it while dragging my cases up flights of stairs. These Sensai and Guerlain foundations are just too exquisite to deny. They are...

Clever Disposables at Dis-Chem

 Nobody likes to fess up to having a cold sore. But it happens. And for makeup artists it can put us on high alert: we take every precaution to keep our kit sanitary. Sometimes to the detriment of our brushes and product, we overclean with IPA(91% alcohol), but often this is the only way to protect our kit.
As most of you may know from all my postings about my makeup hauls at Dis-Chem, I love that store. Not only do I find great makeup buys there, but aIl also shop for all my consumables at my favourite drugstore.
 Imagine my delight when I came across these lovely packs of disposable lip brushes and mascara wands.
This makes it easy to prevent any cross-contamination, and ...

How to remove hairspray from hair


Hair oils abound, and thank goodness for that! I must admit that I dreaded the thought of applying silicon serums to any head of hair, and luckily avoided it more than not. And when all these new oils started filtering into the market I did an inner happy dance. The ones in my kit are: ...

How to get big hair


 Want to know the secret to high hair? It's all in the hairspray. And if you have the delight of finding out what works and what doesn't, as your day to day job, then you will certainly come across some amazing products with extra Extra hold! Like these easily available drugstore gems...

Miss D's Big Day

Makeup Mistress bridal makeup
The dress called for a softer look, which my petite bride pulled off effortlessly
 Doing someone's bridal makeup is far more daunting than working with top international movie stars or models. And here's why: ...