The power of positivity.

In Books, Food, Health, Lifestyle by A Phoenix from the Ashes

Thursday 23rd February 2012… Too often we spend time and energy talking about things we didn’t do, things that we wished we had done, or things we should have done. I have decided that today I would talk about something a little more positive. Today I have…… Completed writing my morning pages Had a Migraine Had a deep Bubble Bath …

Self Study: Watercolour Painting. Flower Power

In Lifestyle by A Phoenix from the Ashes

I am going to be discussing the ‘Flower Power’ a lot over the spring. Why? Well I want to know what it means to people. I LOVE FLOWERS. So to start my little project off I have had another go at painting, again using the medium of Watercolour. These flowers are purely in my imagination and not copied. In fact …

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Self Study: Watercolour Painting

In Lifestyle, Makeup, New Skills by A Phoenix from the Ashes

Once Upon a Time there was a young girl who totally mucked up her GCSE options at school… (ME) I had to choose a language between French and German.  Well obviously I went for German as I really didn’t like the French Teacher… Now I had selected German as my core language; it meant that the only Arty subject that …

A little bit of Research

In Beauty, Books, Hair, Health, Lifestyle, Makeup by Susan

Happy New Year everyone. Well it has been a very early morning for me due to my son being poorly and being up most of the night. Still he is settled now and is sleeping. What better time than the quiet to grab some magazines ready to do some serious research into up and coming trends, what looks we should …

Vintage Style Makeup

In Beauty, DanielSandlerCosmetics, Entertainment, Hair, Lifestyle by Susan

I am a very happy Make-up Artist today.  Not only did I get to create one of my favourite looks I also got to work on my very good friend. Audrey Hepburn was my inspiration for the look today, which worked out perfectly for a number of reasons.  The dress, the jewellery, the bag… It was just meant to be. …

HD Brow Offical Launch Party

In Beauty, Entertainment, HD Brows, Lifestyle, Makeup by Susan

Tuesday 31st May 2011 – The official Launch Party for HD BROWS. Venue:   Embassy Club in London. Excited?  Yes I was. After having my hair done and dressing in my ‘Almost Famous’ Dress, donning some High heels,  I was ready to go.  With my Gorgeous Husband on my arm, the excitement kicked in, especially as on our arrival we …

Learning how to do Special Occasion and Bridal Hair

In Beauty, Hair, Lifestyle, Makeup, New Skills by Susan

Sunday 27th and Monday 28th I was busy at Charlotte Murray, Muswell Hill as a STUDENT!!!!! What was I learning I hear you ask….? Charlotte was running a course for Makeup Artists and Hairdressers teaching us how to put hair up… Special Occasion and Bridal Hair. I LOVED IT!. I can now confidently create styles from scratch using techniques shown …

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Valentine’s Makeup.

In Beauty, DanielSandlerCosmetics, Hair, Lifestyle, Makeup, Weddings by Susan

On Saturday 12th Feb 2011 I was working for the day in a gorgeous Hair salon ‘Charlotte Murray’ based in Muswell Hill, London.  Charlotte Murray, the owner of the salon, is a Celebrity Hairdresser and very well-known and regarded by all in the industry. In honour of Valentines Day I was offering 30 minute make overs for just £25!! As …