CJC BLOG

GLAM MAKEUP TUTORIAL TIME-LAPSE

Products used: 🖌 Brushes: All from Loella Cosmetics 🙂Foundation: Nars – Sheer Glow Foundation 🙈Concealer(s): Mac Cosmetics – Mineralize Concealer 👁 Eye Primer: Urban Decay

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SO, I’M WRITING A BOOK

With so many “ideals of beauty” being forced upon us and marketed to us each and every day it has become increasingly difficult to feel secure and happy in one’s own skin.

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PETRA AND JEREMY’S WEDDING AT THE YORK AND ALBANY

Throwing back again to some time ago… June 2017 to be exact. And that day I had the pleasure of looking after the lovely bride Petra and her bridal party at The York and Albany.
It was a SCORCHING hot day but thankfully the venue was well ventilated and we had air con!

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FIRST IMPRESSIONS COUNT

Did you know that upon first meeting we form an opinion on someone within just a mere 7 seconds?
Sociolinguist Albert Mehrabian did a bit of research into communication and discovered that 7% of a verbal message comes from the words used, 38% comes from the vocal tone, pacing and inflexion and a whopping 55% of the message is transmitted by appearance and body language.

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A FULL WEDDING DAY AT SYON PARK

Today I’m taking a trip down memory lane to the May bank holiday 2017 where I spent the entire day at Syon Park looking after the bride Shakeela for not just 1, not even 2, but 3 hair and makeup changes for her special day.

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A NOTE FROM CAMILLA

I thought I’d just take a little moment to introduce myself properly and talk a little about the work I do and why I do it.
So for those that don’t know me, my name is Camilla Collins and I am a London based hairstylist and makeup artist and company owner of Glitter & Glo and CJC Creatives.

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COSMETICS: THE FOUNDATIONS OVERVIEW

Navigating the world of cosmetics can be particularly overwhelming with new cosmetics brands constantly emerging and established brands bringing out new products and then discontinuing our beloved old ones. It can be unbelievably frustrating.

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WEDDING DAY FAKE TAN

Back when we were younger, the options for fake-tanning were limited and we all have at least one story about a tanning mishap that we look back on and cringe! Often, brides would steer well clear of fake tanning in order to avoid streaking or the dreaded tango look on their big day!

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