Beauty tips for real mums

Celebrity make-up artist Jemma Kidd shows how to achieve beauty perfection in just 15 minutes

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Internationally renowned make-up artist Jemma Kidd has put together a 15 minute beauty and make-up plan for all our lovely Babyexpert users:

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5 minute beauty skin

* Spritz a Facial Skincare Mist to freshen Shu Uemura Deep Sea Water Mist

* Apply refreshing and hydrating eye gel under each eye to firm, smooth, hydrate and tone Dermelect Line Corrector eye gel 15ml

* Apply SPF Tinted Moisturiser Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturiser

* Apply a Concealer Pen under eyes Givenchy Mister Light or Body Shop Lightening Touch

* Apply a good coverage Concealer to disguise any blemishes MAC Studio Finish Concealer SPF35

* Apply a pretty cream blush to create radiant glow Jemma Kidd Make up School Contour & Flush

* Complete complexion by setting with a quick veil of a brightening loose powder Laura Mercier – Secret Brightening Powder #2

5 minute eyes

BROWS

* Wax Brow Fix Crayon to slick in place for the day Givenchy Mister Eyebrow [can also use subtly around outside lip line of lips to stop lip colour straying]

EYES

* Apply a sheer veil of a soft yellow correcting cream that helps redness and discoloration on eyelids disappear and blend to create a sheer wash Benefit Lemon-aid

* Give eye make up extra hold by setting with a quick veil of a brightening loose powder Laura Mercier – Secret Brightening Powder #2

* Apply a sheer veil of a long hold cream shadow crayon over eyelids and blend to create a sheer wash Jemma Kidd Make up School Glitter Crème Stick: Comet/Orbit

* Curl Eyelashes with a metal eyelash curler to open eyes wide  Jemma Kidd Make up School Semi Lash Curler

* Apply a long lasting mascara to create flirty lashes Jemma Kidd Make up School Semi permanent Tint Mascara: Black/ Dark Brown

* Apply a sheer trace of a long hold cream shadow crayon under lower lashes to sparkle and define Jemma Kidd Make up School Glitter Crème Stick: Comet/Orbit

* Apply an earth tone brown eyeliner to define eye shape to style and add personality to your eyes. Maybe used flicked outwards on the outer upper line, maybe smudged subtly on the lower line or even smouldering in the inner eye lid rim. Define to express yourself!  Jemma Kidd Make up School Earth Stay Put Eyeliner

5 minute lips and glamour tricks:

* Apply a slick of lip balm to hydrate dry lips Forever Living Aloe Vera Lip balm

* Give lips quick shape and seduction with a neutral pink/brown lip liner to create the perfect pout  Jemma Kidd Make up School Neutral/Brown Double ended lipliner – the perfect shade to mix ‘n’ match

* Apply a sheer veil of natural tint lip gloss for colour and shine  Jemma Kidd Make up School Lip gloss

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* Apply sheer luminescent cream highlighter around upper cheek bone  Jemma Kidd Make up School Dewy Glow in Ice Gold/Rose Gold – shade to compliment skin tone

* Apply a flesh tinted beige kajal pencil to the inner eyes to diminish tired eyes and get a wide eyed look if eyes become tired Stila Topaz Eye Kajal

* Apply a sheer veil of bolder colour lip gloss for glamorous colour and shine Jemma Kidd Make up School Lip gloss

* Refreshen and re-work your under eye concealer and make up  Laura Mercier Secret Finish

Applying on top of makeup will not cause makeup to dissolve or come off – be sure not to rub the product in, simply pat in to revitalise your under eye make up and concealer. Works best around the eye area.

* Spritz a Facial Skincare Mist lightly to re-freshen tired skin Shu Uemura Deep Sea Water Mist

Finding the time to stand in front of the mirror and apply your make-up can seem impossible when you are juggling nappy changes, school runs, work and family. But the Jemma Kidd Make Up School have created a one-day Yummy Mummy Masterclass to help you learn time saving skills that will help you achieve beautiful make-up in minimal time.

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Discover how to create a natural day and evening look and how to transform one to the other effortlessly. Uncover the quick, secret professional make-up artist tricks, techniques and useful products that will make you look truly ‘yummy’ in a hurry – leaving you with more time for the important things in life. The course runs from 10am – 2pm in London, and each student will receive a complimentary gift bag of goodies.

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