Love make-up but get stuck in a rut? Read here about Lauren’s make-up lessons

Christina’s boyfriend booked her a personal make-up lesson as a surprise birthday present after she’d dropped a few hints!

Make-up lessons are a great way to find out about new products and try different techniques without feeling pressured in a shop environment. As a make-up artist, I use lots of different brands so we’re not stuck using one brand.

We had a fun two hours talking about what she currently uses, what she’d like to learn and we did a couple of make-up looks. We started off by going through her makeup bag (love this part!) and looking at what new products we could introduce.

I showed Christina how to do a natural daytime look that she could do quickly in the morning and wear to the office and how to adapt it for evening.

I recommended some Benefit cream shadows as they’re so easy to apply and here are some of the other products that we used in the session:-

Dermalogica Sheer Tint Moisture in Medium
By Terry Highlighting Concealer Brush in Cream, No.2
MAC Select Cover Up in NC35
MAC Mineralize Powder in Medium Dark
MAC Buff Blusher
Estee Lauder Blusher in Rose Nuance
T.LeClerc Eyebrow pencil in Chatain 02
Laura Mercier Eye Basic in Flax
MAC Handwritten eyeshadow (used as eyeliner)
MAC Wedge eyeshadow, I used on the lower lashline and in the eye socket/crease
MAC Phloof eyeshadow as the highlight in the inner corners and on brow bone
MAC Tempting eyeshadow
Bourjois Sparkling Navy Smoky eyes pencil
Clinique Chubby Stick in Graped Up
Guerlain Lipgloss in 869
Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick in Apricot

If you’d like to find out more about lessons, go to www.laurendunn.com (new website launching soon!)

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