Category Archives: Knowledge

Make-up is ever evolving and I am a big believer in the old adage you never stop learning. I am always looking to update existing skills, learn new techniques and find out more about products and brands. This week I had an education double bubble and took part in two training sessions – on the same day! […]

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The eagle eyed amongst you may have noticed a little piece that I wrote recently for the Beauty Awards supplement of the Natural Health Magazine. For the benefit of those who haven’t yet (or don’t) picked up a copy of the magazine then below is a little snapshot… Happy reading! P.S. If you do get […]

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Two years ago I wrote a post about non-toxic nail polish and my decision to use only polishes that were ‘3, 4 or preferably 5-free’; in other words free from the most harmful ingredients commonly found in conventional nail polishes. Now I’m taking it to the next level… In recent months I have had cause […]

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Award ceremonies come thick and fast at this time of year and the beauty industry is no exception. The winners of The Beauty Shortlist Awards 2014 were announced on Friday and with ten main categories and no less than thirty three individual product categories, tensions were high… So without further ado, the winners are… The […]

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In case it has escaped your notice, we are in the midst of this years Fairtrade Fortnight, an annual event held by The Fairtrade Foundation (the UK division of Fairtrade International).  The Foundation is a certification scheme whose purpose is to tackle poverty by supporting farmers and workers around the world; working to improve their […]

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Horst Rechelbacher  1941-2014   On February 15th 2014 Horst Rechelbacher, founder of Aveda and Intelligent Nutrients passed away at his Wisconson home aged 72.   Born in Klagenfurt, Austria, Horst was a pioneer. At the age of just 14 he began a barbering apprenticeship and his creativity and flare set him apart from the crowd. He rapidly catapulted […]

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