HARRODS: RUBY HAMMER’S GUIDE TO BEAUTY

Ruby Hammer MBE has been working in the beauty industry for over 25 years after starting out as a make-up artist’s assistant at London Fashion Week. Fast-forward to 2016, not only has Ruby’s work appeared in industry-leading magazine titles, but in 2007 she was...

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THE TIMES: SECRETS OF CELEBRITY BEAUTY EXPERTS

You might not be able to afford the bespoke Alexander McQueen frock that Cate Blanchett wore to the Baftas but take heart: the contents of her make-up bag is far more purse-string-friendly. We asked Hollywood’s biggest make-up artists for the budget products— which...

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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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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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INSTYLE: HOW TO COVER, CONCEAL AND GET RID OF SCARS

READ FULL ARTICLE We would say we've all got scars, but the fact of the matter is, we don't, and sometimes it can be tough when you do. From leftover acne marks to cuts and grazes and sometimes something a little more extreme, they can be a serious source of low self...

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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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AURELIA SKINCARE

"I am obsessed with cleansers and believe great skin starts with them. My current favourite is the Aurelia Miracle Cleanser." Ruby Hammer...

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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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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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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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