Category Archive: For clients

Jan 27

The Trouble With Numbers

Nobody likes to queue. It feels like wasted time, you’re on your feet for ages, and you know there are other things you could be doing. Add a bored, tired child into the mix and you can see why parents are often grumpy after even a short wait. The queue is also the bane of more »

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Oct 09

UV Blacklight Parties – What You Need to Know to Glow

It’s true – blacklights are AWESOME. Add expertly applied fluorescent makeup, and you have yourself a party! As a UV effects specialist, I paint at a lot of blacklight events throughout the year and they are always a blast. Seeing fluorescent makeup glow fiercely under a blacklight blows people’s minds and really gets a party more »

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Oct 05

DIY Halloween Makeup

As a creative makeup artist, Halloween is my busiest time of year. I take a lot of bookings from people wanting to look their best, but I also receive a lot of emails from people with small budgets asking me how they can DIY their Halloween makeup. I can’t provide personal advice to everyone, so more »

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Apr 05

The need for speed – Part 1: Quality versus Quantity

Like it or loathe it, we live in a fast-food, fast-lane, disposable society. Increasingly it’s all about HOW MUCH can I get, and how can I get it FAST. This goes for everything you consume, from your coffee, to your food, right through to your entertainment. So it’s not surprising that more than ever, clients more »

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Mar 20

Winning and Grinning!

I just wanted to share some amazing news with you guys. I just won three categories in the Australian Body Art Awards (ABAA) State Face Off Championships! This is a competition run every year by the ABAA, and I had been too busy, unprepared, and nervous to submit an entry in previous years. This year, more »

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Feb 27

Why cheap does not equal good value

Picture this. You’ve hired an electrician to rewire your house. He’s doing it for cheap because he’s a friend of a friend. After a couple of last-minute cancellations, he finally turns up (late) to your house. It’s only now that you discover that he doesn’t know how to complete the tasks involved, and has to more »

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