What better way to share my secrets than to write them all down and give them to you! I honestly love telling you everything I know, because then I have to go out and learn new tricks… and I’m still learning.
It all started with ‘Makeup, the Ultimate Guide’ back in 2008 – I wanted to create a book that would bring high-end fashion makeup into the realm of everyday life. Every single look (even the most glamorous ones) was broken down into a simple step-by-step photo guide with clear and concise instructions, so that no matter your experience, you could teach yourself. This is the format that I have stuck with ever since. The response was amazing and the book became an instant best-seller.
My first book was then followed by five others – ‘Beautiful Eyes’ (2009), ‘Express Makeup’ (2010), ‘Timeless Makeup’ (2012), and ‘Quick Looks’ (2013).
My books are now published in 8 languages and are used as the curriculum text for makeup academies around the world – I’m particularly proud of this because I’m dyslexic, I’m just more passionate than I am dyslexic!
But I haven’t finished yet, I have just released the book I’m most proud of, ‘Makeup Masterclass’. Shot over two years in Australian and New York, this book is absolutely everything I know about makeup, including brand new techniques that I have never shared before. This is ultimate A to Z of makeup, eaturing detailed instructional guides, customised colour charts and over forty beautifully photographed demonstrations on the faces of some of the world’s top models, including Victoria’s Secrets model Shanina Shaik, Alexandra Agoston and Nicole Trunfio.
Not only does this book come in a stunning limited edition 450 page hard cover, I have also done an interactive version for iPad and a pocket companion for iPhone featuring more the two and a half hours of step-by-step tutorial videos – so no matter where you go, it is like having me with you!