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Stuart Brays Gore@Guru was a great success and we enjoyed having Zombies wondering up & down the Mews!


"Well, I had a blast here at Guru with creepy, ugly, injured and undead creations made on the workshops.  Many thanks to all those that came along, and I hope you had as much fun as I did. To be kept up to date with the latest workshops, and free articles, tutorials and to get your free mini ecourse then lope along to
My thanks to Niki & Aine for putting up with the increasingly bizarre things which slithered down the stairs.  Looking forward to Halloween, I must say!"





New Products from PPI's Fleet Street & Skin Illustator Range

PPI Have just launched Dirt Works a coordianted system of Dirts that match the Skin Illustrator Grunge Palette. Powders, Sprays & Dirt Bags to apply & work your dirt onto the skin & costumes. Click to view & purchase Dirt Works.

Lip Glazes from the Skin Illustrator range are a collection of 5 natural lip colours that will lift the face without revealing any pigment, making the perfect for men as well as woman. Click to view Lip Glazes.



Airbrush Tattoo Cover Tutorial by Sheila McKenna of Kett Cosmetics

Informative and easy to follow tutorial on how to cover tattoos, in this video Sheila is using Ketts Hydro Proof makeup which is a waterproof makeup that is extremely long wearing, smudgeproof and waterproof.

You can click here to view the Kett Hydro Proof Airbrush line in Olive Tones or Ruby Tones.



Make Up For Ever have just launched the Worlds first Unretouched Makeup Ad

Revealing how effective MUFE's HD makeup is, achieving a flawless finish without looking like you are wearing alot of makeup. You can see part of this campaign on video, the film below has the models from the campaign that were not retouched.


You can click to view or purchase the full Make Up For Ever HD Makeup line.



New Uplight face luminizer by Make Up For Ever as used on Cheryl Cole in February 2011 issue of Elle magazine with makeup by the very talented Lisa Eldridge


Elle front cover with Cheryl Cole wearing Make Up For Ever
Makeup Forever's Uplight as worn by Cheryl Cole

Click on the picture of Cheryl Cole to link to Lisa Eldridges website on how to recreate the makeup for this front cover look and on the Uplight to view the product and all the colours available.



The Runaways with Kirsten Stewart - Makeup Department Head Robin Matthews

Robin Matthew created the smoky eye rock look for Kirsten Stewart in The Runaways using Make Up For Ever and has recreated this look in the How to video below:


Vogue's Stardust Christmas Issue with Makeup by Lisa Eldridge

December Vogue with Stardust as the theme of the magazine has a 6 page makeup spread called 'Creating Stars' by the very talented Makeup Artist Lisa Eldridge. The shocking Pink star over the model Freda Gustavssons eye was created with Make Up For Evers HD Blush No:3 & the Extra large Glitter has been used on the 2nd picture. You can click on the picture to go to the product directly:


Vogue 2010 Christmas issue 6 page makeup spread by Lisa Eldridge
Vogue Dec 2010 Pink star using HD Blush
Vogue 2010 Extra large glitter from Make up For Ever


Embryolisse are celebrating the Launch of their 60th Anniversary with the launch of a new addition to their cult product Lait Creme Concentre with Lait Creme Scintillant


Lait Creme Scintillant has all the properties of the original 24 Hour Miracle Cream - Lait Creme Concentre loved by makeup artists but with a shimmering golden shine for the face & body. Click on the product to go to web shop page.

Lait Creme Scintillant


















Stuart Bray Learn Prosthetic Makeup

How to make & apply awesome latex prosthetics with Stuart Bray

Stuart Bray holds short prosthetic workshops throughout the year inbetween his work commitments. Stuarts website also provides a free 7 Part Prosthetic Mini E-Course along with information and tutorials on makeup effects & the industry. Check out Stuarts video tutorials on YouTube:





A sleek range of 50 colours in this collection of must have lipsticks. With 50% more pigment than the taditional lipstick this range lives upto its name with just one stroke you get immediate colour pay off. Made with a blend of 3 different natural waxes Rouge Artist Intense are creamy & hydrate the lips yet are longlasting. Available in a range of Matte, Pearly & Satin finishes. Click on the picture if you wish to go to the shop page to view the full selection of colours or purchase.


MAKE UP FOR EVER was the Make-up partner of Vivienne WESTWOOD ANGLOMANIA fashion show.

Vivienne WESTWOOD's collections are often provocative and eccentric. Her lower-priced Vivienne WESTWOOD ANGLOMANIA line, launched in 1998, is geared to an exclusive clientele who likes to show their differences in a casual chic style.

Makeup director, Makka ELONHEIMO, along with her team, created a vibrant Makeup style with pop color projections giving the models a unique explosive mask effect.

Make Up for Ever at Vivinne Westwood show
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Backstage products at the show :


- HD Primer - # 0

- HD Foundation - # 110 to 120

- HD Concealer - # 310 to 320

- Super Matte Loose Powder - # 02

- Concealer Pencil - # 100


- EYE SHADOW - # 93 - 75 - 18 - 60


- Glossy Full Couleur - # 10

Location: Paris



Make-up FX Forum


Great resource for makeup professionals interested in everything from s/fx makeup, prosthetics to creature effects.

Click on the logo to view and sign up to this fantastic forum for sfx tips and swapping ideas:


Link to Makeup Fx Forum



New Labshine Glosses by Makeup Forever


Available with sparkling Diamond Powder, shimmering StarPowder & brilliant Metallic shades.

Diamond Labshine


         D0                     D2                     D4                   D6                     D8                    D10

MUFE Diamond Labshine Gloss

        D12                 D14                    D16                   D18                   D20                  D22

Star Labshine

         S0                 S2                 S4                 S6                  S8               S10                 S12

MUFE Star Labshine

       S14              S16                S18                S20             S22               S24                 S26

Metal Labshine 

        M0             M4              M6             M8            M10           M12            M14          M16  

MUFE Metal Labshine Lip Gloss

Click on the lab Shine Pictures to go directly to the page to purchase these new lip glosses.


Courtney Love - Nylon Magazine TV


Courtney Love in Makeup Forever shop getting ready for a night out!



Beauté Cosmetics Launching at Guru its First UK Shop

An innovative line of Weightless Lip Cremes, Liqui-Gel Stains and Luminous Volume Glosses. An amazing selection of colours with a shade of nude for every skintone.

Having started to build ip a waiting list we now have our stock of the full line of these beautiful lip products, you can come in to the shop where you can also test all the colour s and we also do mailorder.

Beaute Weightless Lip Cremes, Lip & Cheek Stains, Volumous Gloss


Beauty So Clean Worlds Only Cosmetic Sanitizer, Wipes & Spray

BeautySoClean is the only product of it's kind and a must have product for all makeup artists to clean their makeup between usage. Can be used on creams & powders.

Greg Cannom - 2009 Oscar winner for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button; 3-time Oscar winner: "The best sanitizing product I have every used."

Ve Neill - 3 Time Oscar winner & makeup artist to Johnny Depp: "Finally someone has made something to kepp the product clean!"

Michael Westmore - Oscar & Emmy winner; renowned celebrity makeup artist: "Your BeautySoClean is an essential product that should have been available years ago."

Beauty So Clean Spray & Wipes