another cool makeup

Another cool makeup job- day of the dead. My client was off to a dress up party and requested black and white only with no shadowing. "hi Emma. Thanks again for doing my makeup. Everybody loved it and couldn't believe how good it turned out"- Mason, client.


another beautiful wedding

Congratulations to Alicea on her wedding in November. I had a great time doing the bridal party's makeup as well as the beautiful bride. Can't wait to see more pictures!


before and after

A fun 'before and after' comparison from today. My client was off to a wedding and was wearing mostly black


Spooky fun

I've been doing some fun special effects makeup lately. I love these jobs as they challenge my creativity and skills. Plus, they're a tad different to say....a bridal makeup! Ha! Always up for a variety of makeup looks and still loving loving it!


Mature faces

I love mature makeups! Less really is more with just a little bit of something here and there- what a difference it makes


Party season

It's that time of the year again! Having a great time meeting new people for birthdays, formal, graduation ceremonies and special celebrations


Day of the Dead

A bit of something different- day of the dead looks for a 30th birthday celebration. I had a fantastic time creating these looks. Great to see everyone really getting in to theme and embracing the looks.


Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother’s day to all the mums out there. This is my mum having fun after she asked me to do her makeup for a 50's party. I love themed parties!!! Enjoy the day !


The runway

Had an absolute blast meeting some lovely models for a runway show recently. They really know their stuff! Their walks and poses were just stunning and it was an absolute pleasure to do their makeup!


Some lovely feedback from another happy bride

I recently received a lovely email along with some beautiful photos of Nik's wedding. I was referred to Nik by her bridesmaid who was a bridesmaid at a wedding i did back in 2009! I had an absolute blast working on such a lovely bunch of girls. I wish them the all the very best for their futures and hope to see them again in the future. "thank you so much for the makeup. You were part of a super relaxed and fun morning :) i had so many comments about the makeup - on the day, as well as people saying the girls and i looked photoshopped in the photos! So, thanks so much! " Nik (bride)

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Video blog makeup

If you'd like to see my makeup in a video, check out the youtube address below :) the client was after a professional yet simple look to match her outfit without taking away from the audio or beautiful cakes in the background. This is a great insight to what my makeup style looks like in the flesh as apposed to photography alone. I hope you enjoy! Http:// to see

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Work of late

I've been enjoying working in varied mediums of late. I took place in a beauty editorial competition, some weddings coming up and a television commercial as well. It's exciting working with so many nice people in so many different environments. My classes are keeping me busy mon-fri - check out my facebook page to see some of my demos ;)

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Kate the chameleon

What a transformation!! The lovely kate allowed me to have a play and go for a different look. We were both so happy with the results. It also helps when your model is very pretty and photogenic!! Thanks kate :)

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Makeup lessons

I have had a fair few enquiries lately about teaching personal makeup i.e showing you how to do your makeup using your goodies. What you learn is completely up to you - day wear, going out look, smokey eye, perfect red lips, camouflaging techniques etc. I'm available during the upcoming school holidays so let me know if you're interested.


Wedding season

My weekends are filling quickly for weddings spring 2014! Looking forward to meeting and taking care of all my lovely brides and their bridal parties :)

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One person, four makeup looks

I've always been amazed by the power of makeup to completely change a person. The way people wear their makeup can completely alter one's image or persona. As a little experiment, i did four separate makeups- natural, peachy cream, 50's inspired and modern smokey. I purposefully did not do the hair, did not change the background,photographic settings, model or expression to limit the variables for our perspectives and keep the focus on the makeup only. What do you think? Which look do you like best? Perhaps it's time to reach outside our comfort zone to find our alter egos or express ourselves differently. Makeup has the power to enhance your confidence and emphasize your natural beauty , while expressing who you are within. :)


Some lovely comments from a bride

Thanks Emma for providing a professional yet relaxed makeup experience for my wedding day. I felt very elegant and the wedding photos are flawless thanks to you. I was so pleased to see my bridesmaid sisters look so stunningly beautiful and relaxed. Many many thanks for your talent and professionalism. Amanda x

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A happy bride!

Hi Emma, i would just love to thank you for making my wedding day so special. After all the drama i had with both the lead up and the day of my wedding, you were truly professional yet personal with nothing being a problem. I can honestly say the experience you gave me and my bridal party was second to none and possibly the only person who truly understood what we were after on our day. Thank you, Casey.

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