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I’m a professional hair and make up artist raised and based in Nairobi, with seven years of experience in the Hair and Make up industry. I pride myself on being a fun, creative and energetic person that seeks to infuse my talents into my work and the content I create.

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Look of the Week : Oh Betty!

The colorful 1950's was possibly the most glamorous decade for make-up. It certainly has its share of beauty icons, think Audrey Hepburn or Sophia Loren. Their make up looks defined an era that was without a doubt the age of glamour and sass. Now, almost 70 years later, it's still a staple and lots of fun to incorporate into your personal style. When thinking old school glamour your mind automatically goes to a powdery base, winged cat eyes and red lips. Here's how I created my perfect pin up look. Start with your usual creamy foundation base and set it with plenty of powder such as M.A.C Studio Fix for...

Look of the Week : Playing with Fire

In this rainy Nairobi weather, there’s no better way to stand out than to keep your style smoking hot and the most exciting way to do this is with some great pops of color. Orange and red might not be your immediate go to when thinking eye shadow but trust me these shades look great on all skin tones and will warm up your look in an instant. Start with red on the crease of your eye, (I used M.A.C Strike While Haute Matte eyeshadow) then shade it out with an exciting orange like M.A.C Red Brick Matte eyeshadow.  Smoke out your lower lash line with the same pigments...

Look of the Week : On the Run

We are always so busy trying to juggle different tasks during the day that nothing tastes quite as good as an after work drink with friends. Last week I gave you my take on the minimalist no make up look. This week I want to show you how to take it from day to night using only a few products in your bag and saving you loads of time when shifting from work to play. The minimalist look is the ultimate base and can be easily intensified in seconds. Your nighttime look should be an amped up version of your daytime makeup, the trick is to add more...

Look of the Week : Sucker for Summer

Even though our weather is always changing, anyone who sits in traffic in Nairobi for 5 minutes knows that summer’s here. I reckon your make up should heat up too. One of my favorite current trends is the orange lip, it's a daring look and very flattering if executed properly. Orange shades, unlike red or pink lip colors, don’t have saturated blue or red undertones, so they warm and brighten every skin tone. Don’t be a clown. The most important tip I can give you when wearing orange lipstick is to steer clear of pink- and red-toned blushes and eyeshadows, these shades clash with orange. Instead pair it with...

Introducing Look of the week by Joey

Each week I'm going to share with you everyday beauty tips, tricks and advice on products that I love and rely on to create my looks. I express myself and the way I feel through make up and fashion and love to go out of my comfort zone. I want to provide you with the tools to do the same, whether you're dressing up for a client meeting a romantic dinner or a night out with the girls....