This is an example of a makeover transformation of a young newly transitioning mtf client of mine

This is an example of a makeover transformation of a young newly transitioning mtf client of mine. Her face is cropped for client privacy and anonymity.
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I taught her how to dress to suit her changing body shape from hormone treatment, and how less is always more in the style stakes.
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I showed how to cover any residual beard shadow with makeup tricks which would be easy for her to do on a day to day basis-without resorting to heavy coverage camouflage.
I also reshaped her eyebrows which made an enormous difference to feminising the face.
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I used
Nars foundation stick
Kryolan colour wheel
Clinique lip balm
L'Oreal eyebrow pencil .
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Her face is cropped for client privacy and anonymity.
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I taught her how to dress to suit her changing body shape from hormone treatment, and how less is always more in the style stakes.
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I showed how to cover any residual beard shadow with makeup tricks which would be easy for her to do on a day to day basis-without resorting to heavy coverage camouflage.
I also reshaped her eyebrows which made an enormous difference to feminising the face.
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I used
Nars foundation stick
Kryolan colour wheel
Clinique lip balm
L’Oreal eyebrow pencil .
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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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Selfie in a taxi late for an event

Selfie in a taxi late for an event.

When there a no time to go home between work and an evening event.
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What does a girl do when still wearing flats and no makeup?
You go to Peter Jones and do a whole makeup on the Laura Mercier counter with their testers and buy a pair of heels on sale reduced from £90 to £45. 
Result! .
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When there a no time to go home between work and an evening event.
@georgiedallamoredonnelly
What does a girl do when still wearing flats and no makeup?
You go to Peter Jones and do a whole makeup on the Laura Mercier counter with their testers and buy a pair of heels on sale reduced from £90 to £45.
Result! .
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Frida Kahlo @vamuseum London


Excited for the press preview of Frida Kahlo exhibition at the V&A. . . . . .

Frida Kahlo @vamuseum London. Frida was a unique style icon with her monobrow which she enhanced with makeup, red lips and flowers in her hair. Even with lifelong ill health and adversity she remained extraordinarily stylish in her image.

Frida was a unique style icon with her monobrow which she enhanced with makeup, red lips and flowers in her hair.
Even with lifelong ill health and adversity she remained extraordinarily stylish in her image.

Frida Kahlo @vamuseum London.

Frida was beset by health problems throughout her life from contracting Polio as a child to injuries sustained in a car accident which affected her to her early death.
However she remained stoic and stylish all through her pain…


Frida Kahlo @vamuseum London. Even after a leg amputation Frida remained true to her own unique personal style customising her prosthetic leg with a stylish  decorated boot.
Even after a leg amputation Frida remained a true to her own unique personal style, customising her prosthetic leg with a stylish decorated boot.
1933 Self-portrait Frida Kahlo exhibition Making herself up @vamuseum London. Frida's mono-brow and facial hair were not the beauty norms even at that time. She used an eyebrow pencil in Ebony to accentuate her brows and Revlon '"everything's rosy" lipstick  and red nail varnish.
Frida’s mono-brow and facial hair were not the beauty norms even at that time.
She used an eyebrow pencil in Ebony to accentuate her brows and Revlon “everything’s rosy” lipstick and red nail varnish.

Some of Frida Kahlo’s dresses. What can I say but how fabulous!




Frida Kahlo "making herself up" exhibition @vamuseum London.

This is her house where she lived with her husband Diego Rivera the Mexican muralist.

2 more of my age 50plus ladies Styled by me for the @lookfabforever TV commercial

2 more of my age 50plus ladies Styled by me for the @lookfabforever TV commercial. "Act the age you feel" is the look on the left and
"No olds barred" on the right.
When you reach age 50 and beyond don't become invisible by dressing to fade into the background.
Be bold with colour and design but always dress to flatter your bodyshape.
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“Act the age you feel” is the look on the left and
“No olds barred” on the right.
When you reach age 50 and beyond don’t become invisible by dressing to fade into the background.
Be bold with colour and design but always dress to flatter your bodyshape.
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Styled by me “No beige in old age” TV commercial for Look Fab forever makeup brand

Styled by me "No beige in old age" TV commercial for Look Fab forever makeup brand.

Another of the age 50plus "real women" styled by me with hair and makeup from the glam squad ready for filming the TV commercial which aired this week.
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@lookfabforever

Another of the age 50plus “real women” styled by me with hair and makeup from the glam squad ready for filming the TV commercial which aired this week.
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@lookfabforever

Styled by me for @lookfabforever makeup TV commercial “Testimonials

Styled by me for  @lookfabforever makeup TV commercial "Testimonials." "I lived my rock chick look when I was younger and I still do now"
Putting the look together before the filming day and the final result on camera from myself and the glam squad.
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” “I lived my rock chick look when I was younger and I still do now”
Putting the look together before the filming day and the final result on camera from myself and the glam squad.
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Loving my Look Fabulous Forever new makeup products

Loving my Look Fabulous Forever new makeup products.

Having just worked with Look Fabulous Forever makeup brand on their new TV Commercial ( I will post pix when it launches) 
I now have a few of their hero products.
I'm looking forward to using them particularly  on my lovely age 50plus lifestyle and makeover clients.

Having just worked with Look Fabulous Forever makeup brand on their new TV Commercial ( I will post pix when it launches)
I now have a few of their hero products.
I’m looking forward to using them particularly on my lovely age 50plus lifestyle and makeover clients.