My Life in Culture: Artist Orla Walsh
My Life in Culture: Artist Orla Walsh

Sarah Finnan

A careful reconfiguration of this Victorian Belfast home added a roof terrace and a sleek kitchen
A careful reconfiguration of this Victorian Belfast home added a roof terrace and a sleek...

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Inside this coastal East Cork property on sale for €800,000
Inside this coastal East Cork property on sale for €800,000

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Real Weddings: Nicole and Aidan’s fairytale wedding in Co Wicklow
Real Weddings: Nicole and Aidan’s fairytale wedding in Co Wicklow

Shayna Sappington

WIN a €500 voucher for the Four Seasons Hotel in Carlingford
WIN a €500 voucher for the Four Seasons Hotel in Carlingford

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The Undecided: No wonder more of us are unsure about parenthood
The Undecided: No wonder more of us are unsure about parenthood

Sarah Macken

Break out the barbecue with our top tips for cooking outdoors
Break out the barbecue with our top tips for cooking outdoors

Marlene Wessels

This bright family home is on the market for €285,000
This bright family home is on the market for €285,000

Sarah Finnan

Work smarter, not harder: four secrets to being more productive at work
Work smarter, not harder: four secrets to being more productive at work

Jenny Darmody

Ditch Amazon and buy your books from these independent Irish stores instead
Ditch Amazon and buy your books from these independent Irish stores instead

Sarah Finnan

Image / Beauty

Five makeup artists share the best advice they’ve ever been given


By IMAGE
17th Dec 2018
Five makeup artists share the best advice they’ve ever been given

Calling all beauty enthusiasts — something truly beautiful is launching at IMAGE Publications. 2019 will see the very first IMAGE Beauty Festival take place in Dublin city, with every cleanser, curler, concealer and colour you could possibly dream of. With speakers, demonstrations, tutorials and plenty of products, this will be like nothing the Irish beauty scene has seen before. Stay tuned for more information on IMAGE.ie.


Whether it’s how to sculpt the perfect brow, or where to find the right red lippy, professional make-up artists always have the top tips. But who advises the advisor? We went straight to the source and asked five of Ireland’s favourite make-up artists (and nominees earlier this year in our IMAGE Business of Beauty Awards) the best make-up advice they’ve ever received.

Aidan Corcoran at Brown Thomas says:

“Clean up! Cotton buds are your best friend. There’s nothing a cotton bud can’t do at the end of a make-up application to shape and clean up the skin!”

Photo credit: Instagram @aidancorcoranbeauty

Emma Farrell at EF Creative Studios says:

“Less is more! When creating a make-up look, you need to ensure you choose a key focus area. If you are going for a strong lip, don’t do a heavy, dark, smokey eye (and vice versa)!”

Photo credit: Instagram @emmafarrellreal

Leanne Nugent at Polish says:

“The best advice I’ve ever received is to wear what makes me look and feel good – not necessarily what’s on trend. You wouldn’t wear a dress that didn’t fit because it was ‘in’ this season!”

Photo credit: Instagram @leannenmakeup

Lyndsey Cavanagh at The Hive says:

“The best make-up advice I’ve ever been given is to always feel beautiful sans make-up.”

Photo credit: Instagram: @onedamelane

 

Michelle Kinsella at Dylan Bradshaw says:

“Enhance what your client already has, don’t mask it! We are all beautiful – different yes – but why would we all want to look the same? Enhancing someone’s individual beauty is what I love doing!”

Photo Credit: Instagram @michellekmakeup