When does one apply concealer? a) before foundation; or b) after foundation? Imagine you’ve just concealed around your nose, chin, under your eyes, and your blemished areas and are about to go in with your foundation… By applying foundation on top, you’re going to move the concealer around and by the time you’ve finished applying your foundation, the concealer would have disappeared! You’ll end up … Read More Pro Tip: When to apply concealer?
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Your honeymoon is all about relaxing and spending time with your new hubby or wifey, the last thing you want to be worrying about taking stacks of makeup with you! Whether you’re traveling through Europe or enjoying the white sand beaches of the beautiful Pacific Islands, you’ll be set with these three beauty products: ♥ Tinted Moisturiser (with SPF) Skip the heavy coverage and go for … Read More Honeymoon makeup bag essentials!
You open up your travel makeup bag, ready to pack for your next holiday and you find that lipstick you forgot in there from your trip last year. Do you (a) think “Yaasss! Makeup packing complete” or (b) *Eww* and chuck it straight in the bin? One of the questions I get time and time again is does makeup expire? The short answer is … Read More Pro tip: Does makeup expire?
When I was a bride, I wanted to make sure I was on top of absolutely everything. Including any beauty emergencies which may have hit! Having a bridal beauty touch bag is an essential part to ensuring your makeup stays camera perfect all day and all night long! I would recommend to my brides to consider investing in some must-have products for their beauty … Read More Bridal touch up essentials for the wedding day
A go to pro product for all makeup artists are the MAC pro longwear paint pots. When working with my clients I often get asked what this product is and how to use it. To be honest, until my makeup training I too had no idea what this product was, how to use it or the power it has. Paint pots are versatile and … Read More Pro tip: How to use a paint pot
The market is saturated with makeup artists, both professional and self-taught. How do you find the right one for your big day? Below are a few questions to ask your makeup artist at your initial meeting, call or even your first email correspondence. The more information you have at the start the less chance there is for surprises later down the track. ♥ What is … Read More Questions to ask your wedding makeup artist
Having that glowing beautiful skin is what makeup dreams are made of! Current makeup trends are featuring that all over glow, fresh and healthy look. The blinding highligh is staying in 2016/2017 and this year is all about that ‘inner glow’. My go-to kit product to achieve this glowing skin is the MAC Strobe Cream range. Regardless of your age and skin type you … Read More Glow baby glow!
Who doesn’t want that glowing beautiful skin, especially on their wedding day? Below I have outlined my pro tips to giving yourself that natural glow from within (without breaking the bank!) ♥ Water – It really is true that your skin is a reflection of what you put into your body. Water is super accessible, plus it has a huge impact on how we look … Read More Pro Tip: Bridal skin prep
Those who know me, know that M.A.C is my go to brand for their product versatility and quality. The product I seem to get the most questions about from my clients, is the use of M.A.C Fix+. There is the common misconception that M.A.C Fix+ is purely a setting spray. This is not the case. A setting spray helps to seal your makeup and … Read More 10 ways to use M.A.C Fix+
Welcome to Mural Beauty! Beauty has always been a huge part of my life. My passion for makeup started when I was 5 years old. I begged my Granddad to get me a portable makeup set for my birthday. It was “the works” (for back then), pressed powder, blusher, eye shadows, a mascara and a lipstick! I had never been so excited in my … Read More Welcome to Mural Beauty