Early morning beach walk and swim with @misslucy_lou

Early morning beach walk and swim with @misslucy_lou .

Bembridge, Isle of Wight but it could be anywhere in the Mediterranean today. .
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Bembridge, Isle of Wight but it could be anywhere in the Mediterranean today. .
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Blonde again! with my wonderful very pregnant colourist

Blonde again! with my wonderful very pregnant colourist. 
Hoping that the baby doesn't come early!  @chanelnott 
As we get older the creamy tones of blonde hair are so important as hair colour should compliment, brighten and enhance your facial skin tones. .
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Hoping that the baby doesn’t come early! @chanelnott
As we get older the creamy tones of blonde hair are so important as hair colour should compliment, brighten and enhance your facial skin tones. .
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A selection of my favourite makeup brushes and products from @primark

A selection of my favourite makeup brushes and products from @primark.beauty .

I was browsing in Primark Oxford st and checked out their new beauty products which apparently have had a recent significent financial investment. 
I was really impressed with their makeup brushes which I then bought for a transgender MTF client so she could experiment with her newly learnt makeup application techiques, taught by me, with these brilliant inexpensive makeup tools.

The brush prices ranged from £1-£2.50 and were excellent in both texture and balance between softness and firmness for application and blending away.

The key to a good make application is blending and blending away. 
Its not all about countouring as seen in so many airbrushed insta MUA posts. 
It's so important to be able to blend away,  especially for a trans girl who may still be covering her remaining beard growth during her laser/electrolysis/hormone treatments with layers of concealer products,  foundation and powdering to set.

However blending away is important for all girls whether it's eyeshadow, foundation, concealer or blusher.
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The brushes shown here include double ended brushes:
Angled eyebrow brush
Eyeshadow and concealer brush
Apply and blend brush 
Foundation and concealer brush
Powder and finish brush 
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Blender sponge
Mattifying powder
And an artist palette of eyeshadows.

Great makeup tools for starting out.
Total £29! ( i doubled up on some of the brushes for my client)
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I was browsing in Primark Oxford st and checked out their new beauty products which apparently have had a recent significent financial investment.
I was really impressed with their makeup brushes which I then bought for a transgender MTF client so she could experiment with her newly learnt makeup application techiques, taught by me, with these brilliant inexpensive makeup tools.

The brush prices ranged from £1-£2.50 and were excellent in both texture and balance between softness and firmness for application and blending away.

The key to a good make application is blending and blending away.
Its not all about countouring as seen in so many airbrushed insta MUA posts.
It’s so important to be able to blend away, especially for a trans girl who may still be covering her remaining beard growth during her laser/electrolysis/hormone treatments with layers of concealer products, foundation and powdering to set.

However blending away is important for all girls whether it’s eyeshadow, foundation, concealer or blusher.
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The brushes shown here include double ended brushes:
Angled eyebrow brush
Eyeshadow and concealer brush
Apply and blend brush
Foundation and concealer brush
Powder and finish brush
And
Blender sponge
Mattifying powder
And an artist palette of eyeshadows.

Great makeup tools for starting out.
Total £29! ( i doubled up on some of the brushes for my client)
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What was my mother thinking? As we are having a heatwave I thought I’d post a childhood seaside photo of me Tb to Summer maybe 1960

What was my mother thinking? 
As we are having a heatwave I thought I'd post a childhood seaside photo of me Tb to Summer maybe 1960. 
This is me on the beach in the Isle of Wight (Sandown I think) . 
Not convinced about my mother's choice of my swimwear outfit! Sharks fin swim cap and an interesting style bikini bottom. .
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This is me on the beach in the Isle of Wight (Sandown I think) .
Not convinced about my mother’s choice of my swimwear outfit! Sharks fin swim cap and an interesting style bikini bottom. .
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On the hottest night of the year in Soho, London at the FDA Summer film quiz night

On the hottest night of the year in Soho, London at the FDA Summer film quiz night. 
Hosted by the very good looking and very funny Alex Zane  @alexzane as seen in the selfie with me (I"m now looking like a hot and sweaty melted mess since my earlier posted pic in the hairdressers)

Alex did a Q&A with the hilarious stand up comedian Dominic Holland @dommoholland who just happens to be the dad of Spiderman Tom Holland @tomholland2013 
Dominic is soon to be performing at the Edinburgh Festival.
Such a fun evening. However it was just like sitting in a sauna fully clothed. .
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Hosted by the very good looking and very funny Alex Zane @alexzane as seen in the selfie with me (I”m now looking like a hot and sweaty melted mess since my earlier posted pic in the hairdressers)

Alex did a Q&A with the hilarious stand up comedian Dominic Holland @dommoholland who just happens to be the dad of Spiderman Tom Holland @tomholland2013
Dominic is soon to be performing at the Edinburgh Festival.
Such a fun evening. However it was just like sitting in a sauna fully clothed. .
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Loving my July haircut with @andyatagency Thank you xx

Loving my July haircut with @andyatagency Thank you xx.

My last haircut till September. My hairdresser Andy's client sitting next to me at the salon said she had dress envy. So sharing with you that my white lace dress came from Zara last summer and was on sale too. 
Btw I've always found that for both myself and often for my lady clients age 60plus shorter haircuts that frame the face, often at jawline length, can act as an instant facelift helping us look 10 years younger.
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My last haircut till September. My hairdresser Andy’s client sitting next to me at the salon said she had dress envy. So sharing with you that my white lace dress came from Zara last summer and was on sale too.
Btw I’ve always found that for both myself and often for my lady clients age 60plus shorter haircuts that frame the face, often at jawline length, can act as an instant facelift helping us look 10 years younger.
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A compilation of a few of my favourite moments at UK Pride 2018 held in Ryde, Isle of Wight

A compilation of a few of my favourite moments at UK Pride 2018 held in Ryde, Isle of Wight.
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if you watch the various video clips to the end 
You will see Conchita singing Eurovision winning song Venus and on the Hovertravel float procession, the Priscilla Queen of the Desert cast with song medleys, Dolly Parton and Lady Gaga tribute acts and the completely brilliant @thedannybeard  He was my highlight act of the day. So talented! 
Go see him perform if you have a chance! 
When I caught up with him to take his photo he was running in stripper style vertigineous 6" heels to get to the stage as he was late.  He was faster in his heels than I was in my trainers! 
Was super impressed... i shall start taking walking or running in heels lessons from a drag queen! .
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if you watch the various video clips to the end
You will see Conchita singing Eurovision winning song Venus and on the Hovertravel float procession, the Priscilla Queen of the Desert cast with song medleys, Dolly Parton and Lady Gaga tribute acts and the completely brilliant @thedannybeard He was my highlight act of the day. So talented!
Go see him perform if you have a chance!
When I caught up with him to take his photo he was running in stripper style vertigineous 6″ heels to get to the stage as he was late. He was faster in his heels than I was in my trainers!
Was super impressed… i shall start taking walking or running in heels lessons from a drag queen! .
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At Isle of Wight UK Pride 2018

At Isle of Wight UK Pride 2018.

What a brilliant fun and happy day for everyone there and especially the organisers to have made such a big event (15k people) to have run so smoothly and successfully.
The photos include me with @allanjay101
@jamiebuckley5234 Miss Transgender2018 @thedannybeard .
Loved the day. It was such fun.
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What a brilliant fun and happy day for everyone there and especially the organisers to have made such a big event (15k people) to have run so smoothly and successfully.
The photos include me with @allanjay101
@jamiebuckley5234 Miss Transgender2018 @thedannybeard .
Loved the day. It was such fun.
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“I’m not amused! Who invited these Flamingos into my hoooman’s pool?” Giant inflatable flamingo added to our pool toys

"I'm not amused! Who invited these Flamingos into my hoooman's pool?" Giant inflatable flamingo added to our pool toys. However @misslucy_lou is very suspicious of him especially he is very big-over 2 metres! (Room for 2 of us to lie on him- no dogs allowed) sorry Lucy.
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However @misslucy_lou is very suspicious of him especially he is very big-over 2 metres! (Room for 2 of us to lie on him- no dogs allowed) sorry Lucy.
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My healthy version of the ” full English” breakfast

My healthy version of the " full English" breakfast.

Complex carbs take longer to digest than simple carbs helping you to feel fuller longer with less blood sugar spikes keeping your energy levels constant. Especially when you got up to work at 5.30am and feel like you've had a whole day by midday! 
2 organic eggs (protein) fried in Waitrose bought organic butter, ( good fats) organic multigrain and wholewheat bread ( complex carbs) from the local bakery.
Streaky Duchy of Cornwall free range bacon ( protein)
Wilted spinach ( great spurce of iron)
Avocado (oddly it's a fruit and is also full of good fats )
Some fat in your diet is good for you and also helps you feel fuller longer. .
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Complex carbs take longer to digest than simple carbs helping you to feel fuller longer with less blood sugar spikes keeping your energy levels constant. Especially when you got up to work at 5.30am and feel like you’ve had a whole day by midday!
2 organic eggs (protein) fried in Waitrose bought organic butter, ( good fats) organic multigrain and wholewheat bread ( complex carbs) from the local bakery.
Streaky Duchy of Cornwall free range bacon ( protein)
Wilted spinach ( great spurce of iron)
Avocado (oddly it’s a fruit and is also full of good fats )
Some fat in your diet is good for you and also helps you feel fuller longer. .
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