Become a Makeup Professional with the POUT School of Fashion Makeup

Become a Makeup Professional with the POUT School of Fashion Makeup

Calling all aspiring makeup artists! If you’re serious about make up and want to become an industry pro working on top fashion shows, magazine editorials, brides or even if it’s your dream to work at the MAC counter, then keep reading! I’ve recently joined the Pout School of Fashion Makeup to train as a professional makeup artist with one of our local industries greatest artists, Lisa Bailey! Lisa has been working as a pro MUA (Make Up Artist) for over 14 years. Her work has been on the covers and pages of Elle, FHM, Sports Illustrated, Glamour, Norwegian Elle, Marie Claire, Cosmo Girl and GQ. She’s trained some of our leading local MUA’s, painted the faces of well known local and international celebs and models, collaborated with some of the most respected photographers in the biz and made a few famous friends on the way! Lisa not only teaches, but really practices what she preaches and continues to work in the industry. It was actually on an athlete shoot for one of my clients that I met Lisa and can say as a client and student, she’s 100% professional! Learning the tricks of the trade under Lisa’s supervision has been awesome! I’m not a read-and-learn kind of…

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Insta-Scoop: Instagram Wrap

Insta-Scoop: Instagram Wrap

Welcome to another week! To kick off Monday, here’s a little wrap of my week in Instagrams! If you’re on Instagram, be sure to follow me stylescoopdotcoza. I’m totally addicted to it, anyone else feel the same? Beautiful Glass arm candy by Malcolm Tait. These will make lovely gifts for friends and family overseas. MMMM! Calamari Salad at Bellevue Café in Kloof, Durban This week I started makeup artistry classes with the multi-talented Lisa Bailey at Pout School of Makeup and having so much fun! This pic was from day one – all about foundation! If you’re interested in finding out about this course click the link above to visit the website. So far, I’m loving it and learning a lot, and I’ll be sure to keep you posted on how it goes! You guys should see Lisa’s Makeup collection – To Die FOR! Every eye shadow she whips out and every lipstick she shows me, I want it , so better start saving! 🙂 I got  these fabulous Body Pigments to try out from Inglot – aren’t they just fab? Read my full review on them here. I loved the three colours I got, but there were 40 shades, so I just had…

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Beauty How To – GUESS Accessories Campaign

Beauty How To – GUESS Accessories Campaign

I am head-over-heels in love with the latest Guess Accessories campaign! The makeup is to-die-for and I can’t wait to try this look out, so I asked two of my favourite Durban based makeup artists, Candice Mac Nicol (@cands_mac) and Lisa Bailey (@LisaBaileyPout)  to give me their tips, tricks and product recommendations on how to get this glam old-Hollywood look! ON THE FACE Candice’s Tips Allow your natural skin and glow to shine through! The foundation is light and well-matched to the skin tone, allowing a natural glow. Using a wet cosmetic sponge, wet Beauty Blender or wet Stippling brush, apply a light to medium coverage liquid foundation on the face. Great products to use include MAC Face & Body or Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua. Apply concealer only where needed (under eyes, around base of nose, any red areas). This type of look requires a natural skin tone and the final look shouldn’t be too heavy or matte. Great products to use include Bobbi Brown concealer, Clinique eye concealer or Smashbox HD concealer. If you’d like, apply a highlighting concealer under the eyes like YSL Touche Eclat. Use a flat, synthetic brush and your ring finger. Contour & Highlight using a matte…

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