I’d wished to be a make up artist since I used to be 17, however had no thought how one can go about it. I spent about 8 years as a stockbroker within the Metropolis earlier than I lastly developed the braveness to make my dream job occur.

I assumed, like everybody else, that animal testing had been phased out years in the past. I went on anti-vivisection marches as a youngster and it by no means occurred to me that this merciless, outdated methodology of testing nonetheless existed.

After I discovered the reality 5 years in the past, I used to be in whole shock. What was additionally stunning was that no-one else I spoke to knew about it.


No different make up artists or buddies or colleagues knew, so I needed to make it my mission to boost consciousness so that shoppers know what they’re shopping for into and to assist cease this barbaric methodology of testing.

After I first turned cruelty free, it was powerful. Nevertheless, I’ve spent years researching smaller manufacturers that I’ll have ignored earlier than, similar to Pai, and love these smaller unbiased manufacturers.

Formulations have come on a great distance, and utilizing extra area of interest manufacturers has made my professional equipment extra various and attention-grabbing


Justine’s prime 3 suggestions to get one of the best out of your make-up

  1. Multi use merchandise will release area in your make up bag for different gadgets. RMS Magnificence Lip2Cheek cream pots can be utilized everywhere in the face as lip color, blush and even cream eyeshadow.
  1. Put money into your pores and skin. If you happen to take care of your pores and skin, your make-up appears to be like higher and sits higher. Follow a superb routine, at all times take away your make up and attempt to use natural the place potential.Keep in mind that as much as 60% of what goes onto your pores and skin goes into your physique so it’s vital to not overload it with dangerous chemical substances
  1. Have no less than one brilliant lipstick in your make up bag. If you happen to solely have 30 seconds to do your make up, a brilliant lip and nothing else will carry your pores and skin and your spirits.