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On Set With...Robin Mathews
On Set With...Robin Mathews

November 09, 2017

We had the pleasure of catching up with the very busy, Oscar-winning makeup artist, Robin Mathews. Robin kindly took the time to answer our burning questions and shared with us some of her best experiences working in film and told us all about the products that she simply can't live without.

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On Set with... Peter Swords King
On Set with... Peter Swords King

November 03, 2017

The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, King Kong and Into the Woods are just a tiny catalogue of films that Peter King has designed both hair and makeup for.

In his career so far (yes, we definitely expect more), Peter has won a grand total of 13 industry recognised awards. Including a BAFTA and an Academy Award for The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King. On top of this, he has been nominated a further 25 times.

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Our top 5 Vampire Designs
Our top 5 Vampire Designs

October 25, 2017

Since the very birth of cinema, the varied and ambiguous folklore surrounding vampires has made them a makeup artist's dream; a chance to start with the slightest of briefs and get truly inventive. Primal and demonic? Feral and animalistic? Man-bat-wolf... thing? You do you. The world vampire is your oyster.

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Our Top 10 SFX Instagram Accounts to follow this Halloween
Our Top 10 SFX Instagram Accounts to follow this Halloween

October 19, 2017

Probably like most of you, we too are guilty of spending way too much time on Instagram. It’s creative and fun, and hey, so are we, so it’s a match made in heaven! And what better time to indulge in this than Halloween?

What we really love are those instagrammers who show the limitless possibilities of makeup, showcasing new products and techniques. Whether you want to create a shockingly realistic wound, a frightening face paint, or even something subtle and sexy we have you covered.

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