HARRODS: IT’S MY PARTY: GET THE LOOK

Get ready for party season with this grown up glamorous look – Kept modern with the use of clever and subtle makeup to stop it looking too severe and dated. PREP Prepare the Skin before hand, the better the prep the less makeup you need on the skin. I like to...

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HARRODS: THE ART OF DARKNESS: GET THE LOOK

HARRODS: THE ART OF DARKNESS: GET THE LOOK Less is more this season with ‘no make up make up’ remaining the staple daytime choice. As with everything in life the better you prep, the better the end result. I love AVEDA TOURMALINE CHARGED EXFOLIANT to clean and scrub...

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BEAUTY FALL

Keep your Summer sparkle this Autumn with Ruby’s top tips to look bright eyed and bushy tailed... 1. My favourite instantly gratifying trick is to start by splashing my face with lots of cool water in the morning - it really helps to get the blood flowing.  2. After...

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GET THE GLOSS: MODEL MAKEOVER

READ FULL ARTICLE on GET THE GLOSS Getty Images, Instagram @officialjdunn WHICH BRIT MODEL ARE YOU CHANNELLING? IN HONOUR OF LONDON FASHION WEEK, WE GOT A MAKEUP LESSON IN MODEL BEHAVIOUR FROM SOME OF THE COUNTRY’S BEST MAKEUP ARTISTS Are you more Cara or Jourdan? Or...

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THE POOL: WHAT IS A BB CREAM?

Quick face fix or beauty guff? Here’s a comprehensive lowdown on BB cream  By Frankie Graddon on 12.08.15 Last week, I was emailed the following by a fellow member of The Pool: “F, help. What on earth is BB cream? When should I use it? Over or under moisturiser etc....

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FENWICKS: INFLIGHT BEAUTY ROUTINES

READ FULL ARTICLE Four beauty experts reveal their inflight beauty routines... 3. Ruby Hammer MBE, makeup artist With 25-years experience in the beauty industry there are not many tricks the internationally renowned makeup artist does not know. What are your beauty...

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MINMAX – THE BEST EYELINERS

READ FULL ARTICLE Ruby goes for long-lasting and easy application. Her pick is from the american brand Hourglass: “My ultimate pick for the best eyeliner has to be the mechanical gel eyeliner by Hourglass. It is simply the best for a thin or thick cat flick. Plus it...

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GET THE GLOSS: ADDRESSING HYPER-PIGMENTATION

FROM HOW TO EAT YOUR WAY TO MORE EVEN SKIN TO THE BEAUTY ESSENTIALS THAT ACTUALLY DELIVER, HERE’S YOUR GO-TO GUIDE FOR ADDRESSING DARK CIRCLES, SUN SPOTS AND HYPERPIGMENTATION FROM THE INSIDE OUT When it comes to smart skincare, we’re big believers that an inside out...

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SUMMER SKIN

To keep problem skin at bay make sure to body brush daily and exfoliate. I love the MIO SKINCARE natural dry body brush, it is slightly larger than the palm of your hand so that you can grip easily whilst brushing upwards in the direction of your heart. The brush...

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FESTIVAL OF BEAUTY

Whether it’s Coachella, Glastonbury or the House Festival if you love music and fashion the fields provide the hottest catwalks around. This time of year wipes come into their own, whether it’s facial, antibacterial, deodorant or feminine hygiene. Festivals are one of...

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PICK OF THE DAY: NARS CHRISTOPHER KANE

What's not to love when you get two amazing brands joining together for a beauty collaboration? The NARS / CHRISTOPHER KANE Neoneutral collaboration consists of 10 pieces to let you achieve the Christopher Kane look at home. I love the tweak to the logo on the pack -...

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INSTYLE: BEAUTY ICON HONEY RYDER

I love working with Cassie at InStyle so when I got a call to ask for some tips on how to achieve the beach glamour of the infamous original Bond girl Honey Ryder I happily  imparted my knowledge. Honey has a timeless sun-kissed, groomed brows and defined eyes look -...

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PICK OF THE DAY: DIORSHOW

Tea and make up a great way to start the day. Reviewing my kit at the moment and the DIORSHOW range is going straight in. The mascara is the blackest black and creates immediate volume and intensity whilst being build-able for the most extreme...

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MINMAX BEAUTY: PRO PICKS MASCARA

READ FULL ARTICLE Ruby never fusses around, and when we asked her for her favourite Mascara, her anser was as clear as glass: "Oh definitely the GRANDIOSE MASCARA by LANCOME. It's great for volume and extra drama - and due to its swan like neck super easy to...

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HARRODS MAGAZINE: NARS DUAL INTENSITY BLUSH

FOR VIDEO AND FULL ARTICLE CLICK HERE Ruby Hammer MBE teams up with NARS to take us through two modern looks using the brand’s versatile DUAL-INTENSITY BLUSH       Step 1: BROW DOWN “Brows play an important part in framing the face and can get lost with a bronzed...

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JEWEL TONES BEAUTY: MICRO LINER TUTORIAL

You don't get a more vibrant a personality in beauty than Ateh Jewel and I'm proud to have been included in one of her videos for Jewel Tones. I show Ateh how to create a tight micro liner look to lift and enhance the eye whilst looking like you aren't wearing liner....

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PICK OF THE DAY: SHISEIDO PERFECTING CONCEALER

Almost every professional make up artist has the fabulous CLEU DE PEAU concealer in their kit but it comes at a price for the privilege of the high quality ingredients. I am thrilled to say the new SHISEIDO PERFECTING CONCEALER (which is made by the same parent...

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: ROOT MAGAZINE

Throwing it all the way back to February 1984 a blast from the past courtesy of Fatima Khassal, Root Magazine. This was one of my first photoshoots and the first time i'd had my make up done by another artist. Not sure I could recreate the look now with the abundance...

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Happy Mother’s Day

Me and my MumMother’s Day has probably become more significant to me than ever, as my wonderful Mum passed away just 3 years ago, almost a week to the day of Mothering Sunday. It’s a day that I like to celebrate now with my own daughter, Reena, who has helped me fill...

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