Models Direct Repeat Client Returns!

Makeup artist Karen regularly turns to Models Direct to find female models to build her portfolio. This month she returned, selecting model Maria to attend a makeover and photographic assignment.

“I really enjoyed this assignment, it involved getting my makeup done and pictures being taken,” Maria explained in her feedback. “I enjoyed the whole process and they were very nice, which made it even better and made me feel very comfortable. I would definitely do this assignment again if asked.”

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A Makeover for Sarah with Repeat Client Karen

Models Direct have been helping makeup artist Karen by providing models for the last year. After qualifying from a top hair and beauty school, Karen needed models to practise on and photograph for her portfolio. This month Sarah had her second assignment with the stylist.

“It felt fantastic modelling for the day,” Sarah informed Models Direct coordinators. “I really enjoy working with Karen and had a lovely morning with her. The best thing about the assignment was having my makeup done. I was asked to have my makeup done and then to pose for a selection of photos.”

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Modelling Makeup!

Last month, one female model was selected by a long-term client of Models Direct. We have supplied models for one make-up artist throughout her training and to provide images for her portfolio. This time it was model Ellis chosen for the assignment. She said this about the assignment…

“I really enjoyed being a model for Karen, she was really friendly and we got on well. For my assignment I had to get my make up done, then have pictures taken of me. Overall I really enjoyed the experience and I hope to do more work in the future.”

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Make-up Tips and Hot Colours for Winter from the Models Direct Team

At the end of 2009 we were all reading up on the latest trends and make-up was no exception. After all, what better way to set off our statement shoulders, distressed denim or over the knee boots?

Whatever your style, your make up is the icing on the cake, completing your individual look and saying a lot about who you are. So how do you get it right? And what are the current key shades and leading products that we should all be taking note of?

Models Direct would like to share some tips on what’s hot for winter…

•    Skin – Luminous dewy skin with subtle highlights is a great place to start.

•    Colour Trends – There is no doubt that sophisticated purple is big news for those who wish to keep their look bang on trend into next season, from deep plum shades to softer hues.

•    Eyes – Should be mysterious and smoky and may include wet-look/metallic shadows on inner corners.

•    Lips – It is probably best to stick with the nude lips trend if you are going to experiment with bold eye shades. (Red lipstick is back as an alternative look for those who dare, but Models Direct would advise that you keep other colour on the face neutral if you are going for red lips.)

Christian Dior
have really set the tone for the winter make up shades with their ‘New Fall Look’, including a gorgeous purple range, created by Artistic Director, Tyen, and inspired by John Galliano’s catwalk collections as seen on models on the Dior runways earlier in the year. Tyen has been with Dior for 30 years and his expertise shines through when you take a closer look.

The ‘New Fall Look’ according to Dior, is, “Very 30’s” and “Wildly glamorous…” and takes influence direct from “icons of Hollywood studios and the figureheads of the Jazz age”

Look out for the ‘Jazz Club eye pallette’ shown below, complete with brow shadow and eyeliner and presented in a cute and stylish clutch bag-style compact, this product puts you in mind of smoky Parisian jazz venues and can provide the wearer with the kind of mysterious elegance that Autumn/Winter 2009/10 is all about.
If you are lucky enough to have green, blue/green or hazel eyes the new purple shades will look stunning on you, however if you feel purple is too bold for you the colour palettes below provide fab alternatives;

Best for brown eyes; (Blue/Teal hues)

Best for blue eyes; (Brown/Gold hues)

Also check out MyFace Eye Touch ‘Blingtones’, available at boots for a more affordable look.

If you’re already thinking about spring come back soon for a Models Direct beauty update.

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