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Modern Make Up Sirens

The women who we admire from bygone eras all have strong personal image and great personal style. When we think of these diva’s of the past, some names that spring to mind are Marilyn Munroe, Elizabeth Taylor and Sophia Loren. Who would fall into the category of Modern Sirens? There are many successful, glamourous and beautiful women doing their thang in this world, but lets take a look at 3 Modern Sirens who have a very strong public-image and a definite style that they showcase not only in what they do, but also in their signature hair and make up style….

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Style icon: Liv Tyler

We love how Liv Tyler stands on her own merits as an actress and exudes her own sense of fashion and style. She seems seperate from the pressures and monotonous trends of the “celebrity-machine” and has an absence of fear in the way she pieces together her looks….

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Style Icon: Kelis

kelis1Lets explore some of the amazing hair, make up and body painting creations that the R&B turned Dance artist Kelis has brought to life in her music videos, on the red carpet, in her everyday life and for her album covers as well as editorial shoots. We love Kelis as she is not afraid to try something different and she allows the hair, make up and body painting artists imaginations to run wild!

 

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How to wear your hair & make up Chola-style

chola7Mexican culture is diverse, rich and beautiful, with many colourful and creative hair and make up styles created for a variety of cultural celebrations and sub-cultures.

In this blog we take a look at the key hair and makeup features of Chola women. The look is feminine yet assertive and is a thing to be celebrated. So lets take a look at the emblematic hair, makeup and dress of this fashion statment/identity…

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What is Make-Up Primer?

Primer is used to prepare the skin for make up application. After cleansing, toning and moisturizing the fourth step is to prime.

Primers contain ingredients that aid in making the skin a smooth, even and hydrated surface to which make up will adhere fluidly and evenly. Not only do they help you achieve a seamless make up application, at the same time they give your make up longevity.

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Contour Make Up: Part Two

In Contour Make Up : Part One we explored skin prep, matte/satin foundation finish and using a monotone colour palette to create the Contoured Make Up Looks Abbey Lee Kershaw and Delta Goodrem have both worn on the covers of Australian Vogue. Now lets look into the final four attributes of this on trend make up style…

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How to Create the Perfect Pout!

There are a few tricks to creating the perfect lined and painted lips, whether it be stunning red lips you are after, or the latest fashion shades ranging fuschia, burgundy or aurbergine. Lets go step-by-step to create the perfect pout no matter which shade you choose or whether you’re after a modern matte finish or a gloss that makes them pop!

 

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Contour Make Up: Part One

I first fell in love with this style of make up a few years ago when a saw it in an editorial spread with make up and hair by Max May. The model’s hair was platinuum blonde, tied atop of her head in a rough texturised bun. Her stunning blue eyes popped out from the image, eyelids toned with beautiful muted browns and cheeks bronzed just enough to give her an overall healthy glow.

This look is currently experiencing a resurgence in the Australian fashion scene –  just take a look at the August 2012 issue of Vogue with model Abbey Lee Kershaw gracing the cover, as well as the more extreme and classic version of the look showcased on the July 2012 cover with Delta Goodrem.

Let’s take a look at how to piece together this make up look…

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Want the Warrior Look?

Not many of us wake up  in the morning looking like glamazons Gisele Bundchen or Solange Knowles. So what are the staples you need fashion, hair and make-up wise to look like an amazonian goddess with a tribal/warrior edge? Lets take a look…

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Make Up @ Lily Jackson

The team at Edi Minerals logo 3.00 x 1.60cm Lily Jackson Hair & Make Up values their health. We’ve chanelled that passion into fashion by creating our own make up range, Edi Minerals.

Edi Minerals reflects our personal values as well as performing to the high professional standards our clients have come to expect from Lily Jackson Hair & Make Up. So read on to find out more about our values, Edi Minerals and the make up looks we bring to life with our clients…

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