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    All Hail the Lipstick Queen

    Ms Poppy King is The Lipstick Queen Her product line is impressive and my three absolute favourites are Velvet Rope, Butterfly Ball and brand new Morning Sunshine. Issy  ❤️ As a vintage makeup expert and a co-founder of Nina’s Hair Parlour I am always on a look out for the perfect vintage lipsticks. Thus far […]

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    Crystal King | Makeup Artist + Blogger

    MAKE-UP COUNTER MENTALITY A while ago I wrote a post about my experiences having worked on a Make-Up Counter for over 6 years. Here I have written a new post, more in depth and sharing more. The job is creative, fun, challenging and baffling at times. There are many misconceptions associated with working within Make-Up […]

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    Magic Wand

    Today I wish to talk a little about one of the most important inventions of the 20 century when it comes to makeup: The almighty mascara! I have been a makeup artist for over twenty years and I get asked one question more than any other: Which is the staple I should always have in […]

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    Purple Fever

    Purple Eyeshadow! I fell in love with it many years ago and I can still remember when I saw it for the first time. I was probably 14 and I was absolutely mesmerised by this tiny, incredibly shimmery eyeshadow beautifully displayed in a perfume shop window. If someone asked me whether that was THE moment I […]

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    Contour Drama

    Contouring. A word that launches a thousand beauty debates, nowadays. A word hardly ever used by anyone other than makeup artists before 2007 A.D! That fated year when Kardashians invaded our lives and forever penetrated the mass consciences of everyone with a pulse and access to a screen. Up until then, we didn’t pointlessly abuse our […]

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    Beauty Resolutions

    Holidays are over and like every year we are all full of new ideas and resolutions! But what about our beauty resolutions? I for one, intend to detoxify my body, mind, shoe cupboards and makeup bags! My motto and my suggestion to you for 2017. is to adapt the – In with the old, out […]

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