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13 02, 2015

3D Eyebrows – Diary of Embrowdery – Lida Hertel

By |February 13th, 2015|Categories: Fashion Makeup|Tags: |2 Comments

Growing up as a teenager in the 90's, Pamela Anderson eyebrows were the business. Overplucked, thin, round and penciled , the more alike the better. No wonder years later I was left with sparse eyebrows that never recovered.When Stella arrived my life changed upside down, as any mum would agree. Saving some time in doing my makeup all of sudden became the best idea ever and I took the plunge to get the brows done. Being Makeup artist I have a little eyebrow obsession. I can go out barefaced but I would always fill my eyebrows. After I have done my research, I knew what I wanted and where to get it :). I picked the phone and rang Elaine McParland from Up to my Eyes .It's a saloon based in Greystones where I trained as An extension lash specialist. Elaine was the first person to bring Embrowdery to Ireland. She trained in Asia where this technique is extremely popular. About the 3D Eyebrows: 3D Eyebrowdery also known as an eyebrow stroke or fathering technique. Unlike tatoos, they are semi-permanent and lasts up to 2 years. Little feather strokes are applied with a metal hand tool, that looks like like a blade. The strokes are applied only on the skin surface. The embrowdery eventually fades until it disappears, therefore there is no need to be worried, that your brows will change colour to orange, blue or any other colour over time. Embrowdery is ideal for people with over plucked brows like myself, after chemo, alopecia or if you just want to boost your brow colour or brow shape. After a patch test behind my ear I booked myself for procedure that takes 3 phases to

19 03, 2014

Top Most requested Makeup looks – Celebrity Makeup looks- Lida Hertel

By |March 19th, 2014|Categories: Fashion Makeup, Uncategorized|Tags: , |1 Comment

Regular Tuesday morning. It's raining outside,what's new, hey?! I open the fridge to put some milk in my "pick me up coffee" and I can not BELIEVE! it, we are out of it! So here I am in my local SPAR. No make up. In my sweatpants and hoodie over my head. Do not want to be seen,EVER! And as I am carrying my pint of Skimmed ( nothing less than that) milk I brush through the magazine section, that happens to be beside the till, conveniently. The big smile, the white teeth, flawless skin. [for my skincare tips click here]. I am chased by covers of the Picture Perfect . Nothing better then scroll through couple of the glossies over my cuppa and GET INSPIRED... Here are the 5 Most requested Makeup Looks 1."The Kim Kardashian Makeup look" Not for shrinking violets with makeup. This look involves a lot of contouring, HD Brows, various colours and a lot of lashes. 2. Bronze Goddess Makeup look I hear this a lot. Especially in Ireland. Nothing wrong with little bit of colour. Coppers, bronzes, golds, chocolate tones. Pick an accent and remember that subtle is the key here. 3.Smokey Eye Makeup look There are hundreds of variations . Pair it with flawless skin and nude lips.   4.Hollywood Glamour Makeup Look High maintenance look. Will definitely make you stand out from the crowd. Red lipstick doesn't wear you, you wear it. Chin up and face the world! Pair it with no fake tan, nice flicked eyeliner and fake lashes to make the impact. Russian red, Heroine deep or Wine tone,they are all in! 5."No Makeup" Makeup look One of the hardest looks to