JM MAKE-UP BLOG

April 8, 2016

“What is the difference between airbrush make-up and conventional make-up?”

 

This is a question I get asked all of the time. How do you choose the best type of base for you and what are the differences between the two? It is important to choose the correct one for you. Everyone is different and make-up can be a very personal thing; so it’s important that when having your make-up done for your occasion, wedding etc. you choose a make-up style and make-up artist that resembles you and what you are used to. You want to still look like yourself, just a polished version… ;)

 

 

Conventional Make-Up

 

This is just the professional name for your regular, everyday make-up. This make-up comes in a few different forms. From liquids and creams to pressed powders etc. The liquids and creams can be applied in a few different ways. For most people it can be applied using your fingertips, but for the professionals and for others it is applied using brushes and sponges. The make-up can be painted onto the s...

March 22, 2016

The last time I posted a blog was a month ago. I was in the process of sorting through my make-up kit to take abroad with me for my cousins wedding. A LOT has happened since then! I haven't only been to Florida once, but twice in the past 3 weeks. I have now become a bit of a natural when it comes to packing make-up to take over seas. I simply separate my liquids and glosses from my powders and solids, putting the liquids in my hold luggage and my powders etc into my hand luggage (that way they don't crack or break because I am responsible for them). 

 

Going through the security section of the airport with my hand luggage in tow, containing my make-up, was very daunting the first time. I was on edge the entire time in case it turned out that I wasn't allowed to take any make-up etc through as hand luggage, meaning I would have to leave it all behind. The main bulk of my kit was in that suitcase so it was very important that I got it right! Thank god it was all fine! I was relieved to kn...

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