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TMS Giveaway.

I thought it would be fun to do a special Christmas competition! The prize (see photo) - lots of fabulous makeup by Laura Mercier, a set of individual eyelashes plus a 16 piece brush set. For a chance to win all you have to do is like TMS Facebook page (you can find the Facebook logo on website homepage) and share the post. The winner will be announced in 2 weeks time (20th December). GOOD LUCK! xx

From London to New York City...

Onyii & Co @NY Fashion Week

Onyii & Co @NY Fashion Week

Whilst in NYC back in September I finally caught up with my old friend Rachel Toledo (formally Rachel Wood & one of New Yorks top makeup artists) for some overdue cocktails at the Standard Hotel roof top in the Meat Packing District of Chelsea, alongside catching up on gossip the best news is…

TMS is pleased to announce a exciting collaboration with Rachel of sending TMS graduates over to assist her backstage during NY Fashion week.. More details on this project to follow!! But for now, we catch up with the shows Rachel has been working on during last months fashion week & the looks created. 

 

Working alongside South Carolina based designer ‘Storm Dorris’ who has showcased for the first time in NYC Rachel gives us the low down on how she creates each look.

“For this show I wanted a waterlily pastel colour look- nothing too perfect, softer washes of colour. I also brought in celebrity nail artist Rachel Shim ( who’s clients include Naomi Watts & Amy Shumer) She created an array of pastel nails and attached real fresh flowers to accent them.  It is interesting when working with designers who may have an aesthetic that works in their city but it is my job to make sure that they look current enough to compete in NYC. I usually try to give each designer a look that will enhance the collection, make it shine and have an edge’

‘We also had designer Kelly Dempsey formally on Project Runway-  Rack Addik. With newer designers sometimes you get more fun and unusual type of fashion. Her collection was straight out of the Spice Girls closet circa 1993. Everything from sequins to platform shoes walked down the runway. So we created a makeup look that I liked to call barbie on an acid trip- lots of silver glitter and big lashes.

Lavanya Coodly was another designer where my teams had a challenge of creating multiple day and evening looks so the makeup and hair styles were split between a natural clean skin with messy hair andknotted up do’s with a dark vamp lip for evening. 

But I’d have to say my favourite look was for designer Onyii & Co. who’s ethnic colourful prints paired perfectly with mirrored glossy orange/red lips and toes. My team and I also created fake freckles on all the girls which came out really beautiful’

Lavanya Coodly @NY Fashion Week

Lavanya Coodly @NY Fashion Week

*Anyone who's graduated from The Makeup School will have access to an online interview with Rachel for assisting her backstage during NY Fashion week.   

 

Love Rachel & Jacqui xx

Love Rachel & Jacqui xx

Work work work

Well not really, as we all know my motto is do a job you love & you will never work again!! Yesterday was lots of fun working with the band 'Madness' shot on green screen so can't wait to see the finished result. A big shout out to my amazing assistant Naj ❤️ THANK YOU.

It may not look like much makeup was going on but there was, managing to convince 6 burly men that they do indeed need a little camouflage is no easy task, but we did it. The products I love to use are: Smashbox Colour correcting primer adjust, perfect to correct any high colour, Bobbi Brown 'foundation sticks' for t zone; I'm not a fan of putting foundation all over when doing male grooming, it looks fake & for guys such as the aforementioned, would not feel comfortable. Finishing off with a light dusting of bronzer to warm up the skin, I used Kevyn Aucoin 'matt bronzing powder' & to keep shine at bay under the hot lights Laura Merciers 'Smooth Focus' pressed powder. 

As soon as the promo is released I shall post for all to see, & guys please do keep a look out on the TMS Agency Page for assisting jobs. It could be you by my side on the next one.  ❤️❤️ J 

 

 

Filming the new promo, me & Suggs

Filming the new promo, me & Suggs

My fab assistant Naj ❤️ 

My fab assistant Naj ❤️ 

Working my magic hands  

Working my magic hands  

Bobbi Brown Masterclass

Thinking of becoming a Makeup Artist? Join us at the Bobbi Brown Store in Brighton on the 7th October @6pm for an exclusive evening with The Makeup School. The event will start with one of Bobbi's lead artists demonstrating the latest trends & how to apply them. We will also be offering advise on how to get into the industry & how to choose the right course. There will be champagne & canapés to ease you into the session. To Book please call 03701925014 & Reserve your place under THE MAKEUP SCHOOL. See you on the 7th! ❤️

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