A design of my own using a male model to challenge a traditional beauty look. Men can be pretty too!
Model: Dexter
Styling: Vickie and Dexter
Make-up and hair: Vickie

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August Wishlist!
August Wishlist! by vickiesimps23 featuring peach makeup
Here is my August wishlist! I have started to prepare for more wintery weather, as no doubt the sun will soon disappear for a while! The hat and coat are both practical yet fashionable, as I feel that these will last me a few seasons and will be good while the weather is still transitioning between autumn and winter. I fell in LOVE with these shoes and think they are a good price for a boot and will last me a long long time! The blusher is more a necessity, as this is my blusher of choice most days and my current one is starting to run out. Enjoy!

River Island navy boots
£50 – riverisland.com

ASOS slouch beanie hat
£13 – asos.com

Benefit peach makeup
£18 – benefitcosmetics.com
Summer Evening Style

Summer Evening Style by vickiesimps23 featuring an ankle strap stilettos

Lanvin sleeveless pleated dress
$3,575 – brownsfashion.com

Amber ring
$165 – johnlewis.com

so my blog is looking pretty bare at the moment, but don’t worry I’ve had a busy couple of weeks but will be posting some nice images of my work and other bits and bobs soon :). If you want me to test a certain look for an idea or a look let me know, I’m up for testing 🙂

tribal catwalk

here is an image of my own work that I completed for a tribal catwalk look.
Model: Eliz
Make-up and Hair: Vickie

tribal timed assessment

my interpretation of a design by another make-up artist, completed within a set time.

Model: Clare

Make-up and Hair Design: Jenny

Make-up and Hair Application: Vickie

I’m quite new to the blogging world and although picking a blog theme was difficult I was completely stuck on how to come up with a short and catchy name, something that stands out but something that represented me and what I like to do.

I started off by creating a brainstorm around make-up and included elements that I liked including fashion, art, things that I enjoy in my spare time, as well as elements in my work. After a while I started to pick out words and put them together, hence creating my name.

I was given this technique by someone else and found it really useful. I hope you do too. It’s a more interesting way of coming up with a name, creating something different and completely random that represents you.