I have found a new love!!
When it comes to cleaning brushes, you should always give them a shampoo to keep them clean, and prevent spreading bacteria back on to your skin.
If you don’t clean them regularly, the dead skin cells build up between the bristles, as does the bacteria & this causes your skin to breakout.
There are various products on the market to wash your brushes in, but over the years I have come across some that just don’t cut it; they are either overly perfumed or the ‘little goes a long way’ products take forever to wash out as they’re too concertrated.
You have to be careful not to dunk the entire brush into the water in-order to remove the soap as this can losen the glue within the ferrule, which holds the bristles together.
This new soap bar from ‘Cameleon Professional Face & Bodypaint’ is fabulous!!
*100% Vegtable oil based conditioning soap*
Not only is this soap perfect for brushes AND cosmetic sponges, you can only use it on your skin to remove all traces of face & bodypaint!!
It has a pleasent yet subtle Lemony fresh scent, and it comes in a plastic pot which is ideal as you can hold the product while you swirl your brush on it without losing you grip on the soap - We know what thats like, trying to catch it as it swishes around the sink bowl.
You simply dampen your brush / sponge, and then swipe it over the soap once or twice - this is all you need!
Then using your fingers lather the bristles into a foamy consistancy.
If your brushes are really dirty, you’ll see your lather change colour due to the makeup - Feel ashamed! Lol..
Give them a little swirl in the clean water, taking care not to dip in the brush ferrule, and the soap literally washes away without any resisdue or fuss!
The bristles are left looking clean and smelling fresh!
This is a MUST buy for anyone who owns makeup brushes!!
You can purchase this product from www.thefacepaintingshop.com for an inroductory price of £5.49 WORLDWIDE SHIPPING http://www.thefacepaintingshop.com/Cameleon%20Brush%20Soap?filter_name=soap
A recent image from last Friday’s beauty photo shoot with photographer Martin Higgs.
Model Katy Louise
Foundation I used is HD Foundation by Kryolan. I used a dark shade to contour the face, and I used a lighter shade to highlight the face. To add some glow to the face, I mixed in some Kryolan Shimmer Event Foundation. This adds light reflecting qualities to the skin, and photos amazingly.
On the eyes I placed some Illamasqua Liquid Metal in Surge, up to the socket line and in a winged out swoop. To help keep that in place as its a creamy product, I placed a metallic eyeshadow over the top from Sleek.
To create the Black liner, I used Lime Crimes uniliner in Quill. To gain a steady line, I suggest you use your little finger against the cheek to counter balance yourself. I place this just above the socket line following the swoop of the eyeshadow. And I also placed this along the top lash line, flicking outwards on the outer edge, but not quite meeting the top line.
For the Purple glitter line I used the Purple uniliner from Lime Crime and I followed the Black line but along the top side of it. Once that dried I used Lit Cosmetics glitter glue over the top of the paint & then I pushed Lit Cosmetics glitter in a Purple onto the glue.
I have done a write up on the lips in a previous post last week!
I always get loads of requests on information on how to contour your face.
Well I have a tutorial here. This was for the purpose of a photo shoot, so the lines really aren’t necessary when you’re contouring your face at home. You can just swipe the contour and highlight on, no need to copy this formation.
Have fun transforming your face beauties!
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The last shot from our ‘Nip Tuck’ photo shoot.
I thoroughly loved doing this makeup look :)
Makeup - Myself, Shonagh Scott
Photography - Martin Higgs
Retoucher - Stefka Pavlova
Model - Zarah from Lenis Model Management
Location - The Face Painting Shop
For a list of products, please check out my behind the scenes photo as I’ve listed them below it.
@NikkieTutorials & @TheeVanityDiary for inspiration
So I have edited and uploaded my Scary Clown makeup tutorial for Halloween!!!
Check it out and let me know your thoughts :)
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The video is up!!! Here is my “Iron Man” make-up tutorial - inspired by Marv from Home Alone.
It’s a great one if you want to go out as something different for Halloween.
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Third Halloween tutorial I’ve filmed this week: Scary Clown
I had so much fun creating this look. I’ll be editing this video tomorrow, so subscribe to my YouTube channel to be notified of when it goes up!
I used Snazaroo face paints & some eyeshadow to achieve this scary clown makeup!
Here is my easy Sexy Vampire MakeUp tutorial for Halloween!!
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