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Summer 2015 Newsletter

Welcome to our first newsletter, we hope you find it an enjoyable read.

The launch of Vanessa Jane took place on Friday 31st July 2015, bringing two successful freelance businesses together ‘Blushing Bride by HCT’ and ‘Vanessa Jane MUA’. Creating an ultimate one stop for beauty, make-up & hair. Vanessa will continue to specialise in Bridal hair & make-up as well as teaching on a freelance basis in London for The Beauty Academy, where she is leading make-up tutor for advanced make-up courses.

Vanessa started out as a beauty therapist and soon fell into the world of make-up, with some amazing experiences such as leading MUA for several theatre productions such as Cinderella, Aladdin, Jack & the Beanstalk and Pinocchio. She also joined forces with a good friend to create The Bridal Team which led the talented duo to win The Wedding Retailer Award 2008. She later went it alone and created Blushing Bride by HCT were she was twice runner up in The Kent Wedding Awards.

Not happy sitting still, Vanessa continues to train in all areas of hair & beauty and now offers a full range of hair services including cutting & colouring.

Vanessa Jane will be offering bespoke master classes to those already working in the industry wanting to brush up on techniques, as well as those wanting to know how to use the contents of their own make-up bag correctly. Master classes will cover specific topics such as creating a flawless base, contouring and eye make-up to name a few. Or you can book a bespoke master class for you and your friends, learning the art of make-up whilst drinking bubbles and having nibbles.

Social media

With the launch of Vanessa Jane – Professional MUA & Hairdresser comes a new website. It is packed with information about Vanessa Jane, services available, prices and a gallery of photos showcasing Vanessa’s work from bridal, theatrical and teaching. We hope that you enjoy visiting the website and that your experience is a good one.
We also launched our new Facebook page where you can keep up to date with our latest projects, recommended products and industry news as well as Vanessa Jane’s special offers.

To celebrate the launch we will be giving away two spaces for our October master class. The first space goes to Louise Bradley-White who's name was pulled out of a 'cup' by James this morning. Congratulations Louise and we are very much looking forward to you joining our first master class in October.

Feel free to send us a tweet the address hasn’t changed - @vrosemeyer_mua

Industry news

It’s great news to hear that two of Vanessa’s favourite brands (Make Up For Ever and ELF) will be returning to the UK. In recent years you could only purchase Make Up For Ever at IMATS or Guru Emporium in North London. 2015 has seen the return of the French brand to the UK, now concessions within Debenhams stores across the Country.
Make Up For Ever is a French cosmetics brand owned by LVMH. It was created in 1984 by make-up artist Dany Sanz. LVMH acquired the brand in 1999 and accelerated its growth.
ELF (Eyes Lips Face) is an international cosmetics brand based in New York City. Founded by Joseph Shamah and Scott Vincent Borba in 2004. This brand is hard to beat as the prices are so cheap. Their foundations are one of our favourites and we use them as much as we use our MAC studio fix. Sadly ELF pulled out of the UK but we believe the demand was too great and we shall see the return of this fantastic brand later in 2015.

On trend

It seems that baked make-up is the latest craze among the beauty industry. With brands such as Laura Mercier, NYX, MAC, Stila and Urban Decay selling some amazing shadows and blushers even high street brands like Revolution are starting to follow the trend.

So what makes baked products different?

The formulation of baked products uses less talc and more pigment making it easier to blend. It can be applied wet or dry, it starts out as liquids which is then baked into solid powders often with a marbled appearance. As these powders are not pressed like normal eye shadows and blushers they are far less likely to crumble.
Let us know what you think about baked products and which are your favourites?

Master classes

Face the facts is the first of our master classes and will take place on Sunday 18 October 2015, there are only 8 spaces available so book early to avoid disappointment.

Face the facts master class will enable you to:

• analysis of various skin types
• carry out a professional skincare routine
• colour correct and conceal imperfections
• colour match and apply foundation
• fill brows

Face the facts is ideal for personal knowledge at any age as well as MUA’s already working in the industry with little or no knowledge of the skin. It’s also a great master class for those in their teens as it will encourage them to look after their skin and help improve their skin condition, while enabling them to mask any imperfections.

Master class- £60pp and will include free parking & sandwich lunch with refreshments thought out the day.

For more information or to book a place please click here.

Bit at the bottom

Vanessa Jane will be doing a monthly give away, make sure you keep in touch via Facebook & Twitter to find out how you could be a winner.

If you have any ideas that you would like to share in our next newsletter please send us an email: vanessa.rosemeyer@yahoo.co.uk