MAULI RITUALS: MY MOTHER’S LEGACY

READ FULL ARTICLE HERE A native Brit of Bangladeshi parents, Ruby Hammer MBE, continues to enjoy a high-profile career as an internationally acclaimed make-up artists and branding creator and consultant. Home is in West London and shared with her husband and Soho...

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MINMAX: REAL SOFTIES

FULL ARTICLE HERE The Suquu Cheek Brush is soft as silk and the perfect size for applying just the right amount of blush. Needless to say, if Ruby loves it, we got to have...

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MINMAX: WE TALK TO RUBY

READ THE FULL STORY HERE Considered one of the UK’s top make-up artists, we were super excited to be collaborating with Ruby Hammer on our ‘Sheer Beauty‘ story. Ruby has been in the business for 25 years, and her client list is phenomenal – listing magazines like...

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RUBY REMEMBERS: HORST RECHELBACHER

  Reconnecting with Fatima Olive has brought back some of my fondest memories within the beauty industry. With a heavy heart and lots of affection I pay my respect to one of my mentors ‘HORST RECHELBACHER' the founder of AVEDA and INTELLIGENT NUTRIENTS. During my...

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My Travel Beauty Must-Haves

On the recent leg of a marathon flight from Miami coming home from a shoot, I happened to be the last one on the plane. It’s a long story, but suffice it to say that I was using up my 300,000 Air Miles, so I had to wait until the flight was fully boarded before I...

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Happy Mother’s Day

"This is a particularly poignant Mother's Day for me. It's almost a week to the day of the 2nd anniversary of my own lovely Mum passing away, and there's still a mammoth void in my life that only she was capable of filling.  Although I've got the most...

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Making Up Malala

  I was honoured to be asked to do the make-up for 16 year old Pakistani schoolgirl and education activist, Malala Yousafzai for the cover of her forthcoming book. The adaptation of her best-selling book "I am Malala" is aimed at young readers and will be...

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Ruby on ‘BBC Janala’

Ruby Hammer was shot and produced in the UK for a BBC factual entertainment youth show in Bangladesh, as part of an award-winning multiplatform project 'BBC Janala.' Photographer by Sam Strickland

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