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UMAe 2015

Two years have passed since my last visit to UMAe or to break down its acronym, the United Makeup Artists Expo (UMAe). The weekend just gone, I found myself on the steps of the Business Design Centre in London’s Islington, eager to see what was going on inside. As the UK’s leading aspiring and professional hair and makeup artist trade show, UMAe is a great opportunity to come face-to-face with the industry’s exceptional and leading brands, artists and of course pick up some precious products discounted generously. On my first and last visit in 2013, there was a noticeable difference with the

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Inglot Eyeliner Gels: Noble Collection

When I first visited Inglot’s only UK store in London Westfield in 2008 (now there is one open in Cambridge), I never imagined it would bridge the gap between high end and high street cosmetics.  The Polish brand has definitely injected some fun into make-up with the versatility and flexibility of its freedom palettes. Their other popular range is (I would hazard a guess) the gel eyeliners. I love to hate them – they dry up and crack down the middle within a short period of time, yet when it comes to the intensity of them, they win hands down

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Made over by MakeupAtoZ

Last week I had a wedding to go to. Not just any wedding, mind – a big, fat Asian wedding. I’m always disorganised when it comes to dressing up for Asian marital events because it’s quite a complex procedure in getting ready for one. Jewellery, hair, a blinging outfit and crucially, make-up. Henna on the hands is optional (and nice if you can get that done). Thankfully the arduous task of slapping on the war paint was in the very skilled and talented hands of my beautiful friend, Tanzina who’s behind the blog MakeupAtoZ. If you want to refresh your

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