Transforming day make-up into glamorous evening make-up

Transforming day make-up into glamorous evening make-up

For general daily make-up, we all like to keep it pretty simple. I am personally known for a very subtle ...

SB Maternity Beauty

SB Maternity Beauty

Bringing a child into this world is an amazing, awe-inspiring experience and a great privilege. Still, you will agree with ...

Turn your eyes from Drab to va-va-voom Fab!

Turn your eyes from Drab to va-va-voom Fab!

In our last article about the eyes we touched on the importance of well-groomed brows and a flawless canvas for ...

The secret to a lasting, radiant glow

The secret to a lasting, radiant glow

Suppose I told you there was an effortless way to achieve a healthy, youthful glow no matter how tired you ...

Why bother with make-up brushes?

Why bother with make-up brushes?

When I decided to create my make-up collection for the African woman, I thought long and hard about what products ...

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Now that Tusker Project Fame 5 is over, we heartily congratulate Ruth on her win. Throughout the entire season, the SuzieBeauty team provided makeup services for the performers, judges and faculty. Perhaps  you may have been curious as to how we consistently achieved the glamorous looks the contestants wore. Or how her SB make-up stayed on so well even after [...]

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How often to you manage to strictly follow all of the rules of your beauty regimen? Do you, like me, sometimes fall off the wagon? Maybe you partied too hard over the weekend. Or you’re a harrowed bride frantically crossing off every item on your endless to-do list as your big day approaches. Perhaps you’re a new Mom and the [...]

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The ancient Egyptians were among many civilizations who knew that “the eyes are a window into your soul.” One of your first features others will notice is your eyes. They speak long before you have made any kind of introduction. Egyptians ground various pigments to create colourful eye makeup, which was worn by both men and women. Although fashion trends [...]

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Women with oily skin complain bitterly about shiny, greasy skin. Yet, those with dry skin experience a whole different slew of woes. “No matter how much I moisturize my face, it still feels dry.”  If you wash your hands several times a day with soap and no lotion, that taut, stretched feeling is what clients with dry skin experience when [...]

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Many women shy away from lipstick. Instead they prefer to put a slick of petroleum jelly or lip gloss on their lips and call it a day. There is nothing wrong with keeping it simple this way. Still, lipstick is the ultimate cosmetic accessory – a great lipstick can finish off your look the same way a hot pair of [...]

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Acne is the most common skin complaint in teenagers and adults alike. Many of us sailed through a pimple-free  adolescence only to be confronted by the horrific condition of adult acne. Others  were told as teenagers that they would “outgrow it” only to find it lingering stubbornly into their 30s. Many of my clients with acne tell me that it [...]

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Believe it or not, HR managers agree that when you wear tasteful makeup to a job-interview, your chances of getting hired increase. Similarly, studies show that wearing makeup to work engenders more respect from your colleagues and superiors. Just like heels and a good suit, make-up can benefit your image to your career advantage as part of your personal brand. [...]

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While training with MAC cosmetics in the U.S, we learned the key skills a professional Make-Up-Artist should always have under their belt.  One of the foremost we had to master was the art of doing eyebrows. The importance of this step cannot be overemphasized. Well-groomed eyebrows frame your face and provide a professional, neat appearance with or without makeup. Here [...]

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In my career as a makeup artist, clients often ask me skin care questions. Through this column I decided to share the wealth of knowledge I have amassed working in the American beauty industry; and from my experience pioneering my own makeup line here in Kenya.  My goal is to empower the Kenyan woman to be in full control of [...]

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The other day as I was cooking dinner, I thought of some of the amazing skin-foods we often take for granted. Contrary to the glossy magazine advertisements claims, simplicity is often best to achieve great skin. Most of us already have the ingredients in our homes for yummy and effective skincare treatments. Here are a few classics I had in [...]

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