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Lip revival

27 May

While wandering around the various stalls and stands in Psyche, the one that caught my eye in particular was Revive.  

All the other stalls were basically handing out ‘goodie’ bags full of leaflets or free drinks but this stand were doing something that I never thought I would see during a fashion party…

The non-surgical cosmetic clinic – which is based on the first floor in Psyche – was demonstrating a live botox treatment on one of the male members of staff!

After staring at the botox treatment for about 5 minutes I asked Dianne Plummer –  who runs Revive – very cheekily if they needed a dermal filler ‘model’ later on to show their treatments off to the rest of the fashion party-goers and guess what? – she said YES.

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My Little Beauty

25 May

It’s hard to get more iconic than an American Airstream Classic travel trailer. With its unique design it is instantly identifiable and has truly become a legend on the road.

My Little Beauty has taken this iconic vehicle and converted it into a fully functioning mobile beauty salon. Middlesbrough Fashion Week sat down with Kerry Lewis – the creator of My Little Beauty – to discuss Kansas, festivals and bling.  Continue reading

Beautiful at Boots

14 May


I walked into Boots for my make-up makeover a bit nervous, I’m so used to my everyday look – concelor to cover up the dark eyes and blemishes, heavy ivory foundation, red blusher, black eyeliner on the inside and outside, a ton of mascara and my trademark slick of pink lipstick – that I was scared to change just one part of my look even though I know deep down that I have to.

I sat down on the for my free No7 makeover and screamed a bit on the inside when I was asked to remove all my make-up – what if somebody I knew walked past and saw my incredibly pasty face, snapped a picture and tagged me in on facebook for all the world to see! Continue reading