make-up

Organic beauty: Hurry up and wait

bo jong makeup by Sjaniel

For my Petit Déjeuner film and Hurry Up and Wait shoot, make-up artist Sjaniël gave model Bo Jong a barely-there ‘Saturday morning’ look (above). While working as a make-up artist and model in Cape Town, Sjaniël experienced having make-up done by different people, giving her an empathetic understanding of what it feels like for the model. On moving to London in 2011, she  studied nutritional therapy and now brings her knowledge of holistic beauty to private, commercial and editorial clients.

Disneyrollergirl: How did you achieve Bo’s ‘Saturday morning’ look?
Sjaniël: I tried to do very little and keep her looking her natural, glowing self. Whenever I do someone’s make-up I always give it a quick cleanse with Absolution Organic Cleansing Water to remove any excess dirt or residue pollution (more…)

Best of Bobbi Brown

Bobbi Brown favourites

There are some superb Bobbi Brown products out there right now so I thought I’d do a quick round-up of some of my favourites. (more…)

What to buy from Chanel Spring 2016 beauty

Chanel Spring beauty 2016 Sunkiss Ribbon powder blush and lipstick in Mighty

If Chanel’s spring colour palette doesn’t put a cherry blossom carpeted spring in your step, well, I don’t know what will. The timing always coincides with that point in the season when you just can’t take much more darkness and gloom. As it happens, for spring 2016 the colour saturation seems to be dialled up just that extra little bit.

The collection is called L.A. Sunrise, so it’s young, fun and slightly kitsch. (more…)

First look: Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Foundation

Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Foundation

Chanel’s Les Beiges range has got to be one of its most successful. And it’s just got better. To accompany the original Les Beiges bronzer (launched three years ago), and last year’s Les Beiges Healthy Glow Sheer Colour Sticks and Healthy Glow Hydrating Lip Balm, there’s the biggie – Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Foundation. (more…)