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Brought to you by Beauty Geek Kate Walker @ Ruby Rouge Makeup, April 2017

Strip Bare

Strip Bare This summer, make-up is heavily focused on light coverage and having ‘real’ faces. Stripping it bare and back to skin level. At Ruby Rouge Makeup HQ, we are as passionate about skincare as we are about Make-up. As I say to my Bridal clients, perfecting the skin is as important (if not more…
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Brought to you by Beauty Geek Kate Walker @ Ruby Rouge Makeup, February 2017

SS17 Fashion Highlights  

SS17 Fashion Highlights What a shake up for the Spring / Summer collections. We have loved the SS17 catwalk inspiration, as featured in this month’s Vogue. Get ready. It’s a bright and colourful season! Be prepared for ... A 'top heavy' approach to tailoring with bold sleeves. Get involved with decorative frills, ruched material and…
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Brought to you by Beauty Geek Kate Walker @ Ruby Rouge Makeup, January 2017

Beat those Winter Blues with a Perfect Pout!

Beat those Winter Blues with a Perfect Pout! Dry, flaky and chapped lips are the worst canvas for lipstick. To ensure your perfect pout, make sure you exfoliate your lips. Apply lip balm to your upper and lower lip, then using a clean toothbrush or new mascara wand, gently scrub your lips. This will remove…
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Brought to you by Beauty Geek Kate Walker @ Ruby Rouge Makeup, November 2016

#teamlips VS #teameyes

#teamlips VS #teameyes Make-up styling so often takes inspiration from fashion.  If we were talking clothes, you'd probably agree that an outfit should bare either chest or legs – not both. The same age old question applies for your make-up look: Girl power lips or fierce statement eyes?  Which camp are you in? This season…
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Brought to you by Beauty Geek Kate Walker @ Ruby Rouge Makeup, October 2016

Speaking all things Business at Olympia Beauty

Speaking all things Business at Olympia Beauty What a privilege it was to be asked to speak on the 'Inspire Me' Stage at Olympia Beauty UK this year by lead organiser Ian. Taking an active part in the guest speaker schedule for this hugely popular event was very exciting! As an annual visitor to the…
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Brought to you by Beauty Geek Kate Walker @ Ruby Rouge Makeup, August 2016

Surviving the festival season!!

Surviving the festival season!! Throughout July and August, festival season is strong! People young and old travel across the country for some of the most spectacular displays of musical talent. But how do you stay looking so fresh faced, selfie ready and mildly clean in the middle of a field with nothing but baby wipes?!!…
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Brought to you by Beauty Geek Kate Walker @ Ruby Rouge Makeup, June 2016

SUMMER SUN BEAUTY CONFIDENCE

Sunshine always makes me happy.  Having ‘fish blood’ as my Nan would always say, I love to be warm.  And like you, I want to make full use of my extensive Summer wardrobe, which will only get an annual outing - if its lucky! Dermatologist (who are the gurus on skincare) advise us to wear…
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Brought to you by Beauty Geek Kate Walker @ Ruby Rouge Makeup, May 2016

THE 10 BUCKET LIST BEAUTY LOOKS EVERYONE SHOULD TRY (at least once!)

Try a new make-up look. The best way to find transform your everyday make-up look is to be experimental. The wonderful thing about make-up is that it will wash off!  Step out of your everyday routine and see what else suits you. Cut your hair short. There’s something liberating about having a complete re-style.  Not…
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Brought to you by Beauty Geek Kate Walker @ Ruby Rouge Makeup, February 2016

LIVE FROM LONDON FASHION WEEK

Working at London Fashion Week is always a dream and a fantastic opportunity.  I thrive in fast paced and adrenaline fuelled environments.  The fashion world is so inspiring and everyone up’s their game.  I wanted to share with you what really goes on behind the scenes … Backstage at the show, the makeovers generally start…
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Brought to you by Beauty Geek Kate Walker @ Ruby Rouge Makeup, December 2015

GLITTER – THE DO’s & DONT’s

My second name is sparkles! I love glitter and I’m a magpie for diamonds!!  And I love the festive party season. But glitter make-up applied wrongly can look like you’re off to a kids Birthday party.  In my opinion, if you love glitter - make a statement.  Chose the right occasion to embrace this bold…
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Brought to you by Beauty Geek Kate Walker @ Ruby Rouge Makeup, November 2015

COMBAT THE HARSH EFFECTS OF WINTER

Winter is such a tricky time of year to keep skin hydrated.  The cold wind and frosty air does little to help dry skin and chapped lips, especially if you are already prone to dryness.  Be sure to moisturise daily (both your face and body) and keep well hydrated.  This means water, not tea! Your…
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Brought to you by Beauty Geek Kate Walker @ Ruby Rouge Makeup, August 2015

SAFE BRIDAL TANNING

Living with our delightful English weather (and therefore often without sunshine!), a cheeky fake-bake always makes me feel so much better.  I love having some colour to my skin, which is easy and without the health risks. Here’s my 10 top tips for a perfectly safe way of faking it! Choose your fake tan product…
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