Mature Ladies Make-Up

My day make-up faves.

My day make-up faves…

My day make-up favourites include -(Skin prep is - Paula's choice Hydrating cleanser, splash of very cold water and then Paula's choice Anti-ageing moisturiser SPF50. Bobbi Brown Extra repair eye cream. I am also using Paula's choice Skin perfecting 2% BHA liquid, Anti-ageing 1% Retinol booster and/or Resist C15 Super Booster.)Base - Bobbi Brown retouching wand in Light, warmed up with the Bobbi Brown Bronzing gel in Joe Brown. BECCA Peach corrector under the eyes. [...]

Irina - natural make-up.

Less is more?

I was inspired to blog today, after working with a lovely lady who travelled from Hull to have a make-up lesson with me.During her initial telephone enquiry she was very concerned about her make-up, skin and wanted to have a "make-up overhaul". She had been thinking about coming to see me for quite a while. She didn't really wear foundation and just wore a little bit of pencil underneath her eyes.Irina's concerns included -Is her [...]

Super noir winged eyeliner make-up, inspired by Pixiwoos.

Super noir winged liner look…

Here's the make-up I used for the Super noir winged liner look, (inspired by the Pixiwoos tutorial of the same name.)Skin prep - Bobbi Brown moisturising balm SPF 25, extra repair eye balm then Sisley Double tenseur serum.Foundation - (spritzed first with MAC fix +) Sisley Anti-aging foundation in Beige linen and Bobbi Brown foundation stick in Beige.Concealer - Amazing cosmetics concealer in Light golden and Medium beige then lightly over the top YSL touche eclait.Brows - Diego dalla [...]

Wedding make-up on myself.

Wedding make-up.

I had the pleasure of attending my niece's wedding yesterday and on myself I decided to opt for a smoky eye look and nude lips.  I was wearing a Topshop green dress and so wanted something a little dramatic to compliment it.I had prepped and had a bit of a tan with my beloved Sisley fake tan, I then covered any imperfections with my Nars tinted moisturiser and Bobbi Brown foundation stick, I don't tend to use powder as [...]

Tina

Tina (smoky eye day look.)

I often get asked how long it takes me to do my make-up, (it depends on what time I have and what I need that day!)Skin prep is very important to me, so making sure I use the right moisturiser for my skin, (depending on the time of year and my skins needs.)  As I am getting older, my skin is more dry and I feel like I need a bit of a glow! so I always opt for [...]

Make-up by Tina Brocklebank

Make-up lessons galore and a Happy new year to you all!xxx

I have been inundated recently with requests for make-up lessons.  From Mothers who are at their wits ends from their daughters contouring habits, Husbands who have been constantly asked for a make-up lesson with me and also from ladies requiring help with applying their own make-up - we are never taught at school are we!! I believe this should be part of the curriculum!  Make-up is such a powerful tool.Christmas has been a very busy period for me and [...]

Christmas wish list 2015…

Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas!....there's so much on offer out there, make-up wise for us, it can all get a little bit crazy to decide what to put on our Christmas list or to buy those make-up lovers in your life. Here I have tracked down a few beauties, plus of course, I am offering my very popular Make-up lesson/session vouchers (£150 for an hour session. You will receive a bespoke session in my [...]

Make-up by Tina Brocklebank

Make-up lessons…

I work with so many lovely ladies and it really is an honour to be able to help someone look and feel their best, (yes, it sounds cheesy but I mean it!) Its such a confidence boost when not only do you look good, but you FEEL good! the 2 go hand in hand! I know all too well! If I don't wear any make-up, I do feel quite low! make-up is such a powerful tool and when used [...]

Red lips and leopard print

Red lips and leopard print…

With the gloomy weather surely there is light at the end of the tunnel? or in my case, my make-up bag?!  Dark days call for a bright pop of colour so I opted for my trusty MAC lip pencil in High energy today and wrapped up in my Topshop leopard print coat.  If you are going to be wearing a red lip, make sure you get rid of any redness first in your face, (especially around your mouth, nose [...]

Beautiful before and after makeup.

How to treat/camouflage dark circles…

One of the most common concerns for the ladies that I meet are dark circles.  Dark circles are different to an eye bag, and eye bag is a "sag" and no amount of make-up can conceal this, (I will blog about this hopefully on a later date.)  There may be different causes for the dark circles, one could be hereditary even.  All is not lost, as we have my secret weapon of choice...make-up!Firstly, you do have to make sure [...]