In The Press

Hawke’s Bay School Ball Season

I had the pleasure of working with a gorgeous school girl Elise Trow and finding the perfect outfit to wear to a school ball. The season is well upon us and the girls seem to be very organised. The dress …Read More

Hawkes Bay Make Up Artist Vania Bailey

Penny and her bridesmaids looked amazing in their Wedding Attire.It was a gorgeous Hawke’s Bay Wedding. All the girls were wearing Dior Foundation that gave the skin a dewy finish. Channel blush that warmed the checks to create a youthful …Read More

Hawke’s Bay Wedding by Hawke’s Bay Make up Artist Vania Bailey

Hermione Peach got married at Mission Estate Winery to her husband to be Dan Kaans. Hair was done by Pure Hair and flowers were created by Zinnia. Hermione wanted a natural bridal look with defined eyes and flawless eye brows. …Read More

Felicity’s Makeup for her Hawke’s Bay Wedding

Felicity looks stunning on her wedding day beaming with happiness dressed in white and bridesmaids in navy blue, their make up was striking yet with a natural finish focusing on bringing out the eyes with nude lips . Felicity got married at …Read More

A day at the races

Woman Beauty Etiquette Nothing is worse than tangerine skin! So go easy on the fake tan and wear shoes that allow you to stay on your feet all day. Northing looks worse than a woman carrying her shoes at the …Read More

Step out of your comfort zone

Women look and feel their best when they are comfortable. But if you don’t experiment with different looks, you can get stuck in a beauty rut. You will never know what colours, combinations, or type of look  you will fall …Read More

Put Your Best Foot Forward

The biggest problem often seen in feet is dehydration.  As we age, our skin thins out, we loose subcutaneous fat and our feet become as dry as a desert. It is a side effect of the body’s circulation directing the …Read More

Dan’s lighter and loving it

Dan Browne looks positively terrified as a perfectly manicured aesthetician looms over him. Lying on a bed at 536 Kennedy Cosmedics, with his feet protruding from the end and his mass of curly hair in a net, I begin to …Read More

The Summer

The sun’s out, the surf’s up, parties are popping up all over the place and bright new bikinis are appearing in window displays all around town. But the last thing you want to do is squeeze your(rather pasty) body into …Read More

Art Of Putting On Bold Face

MARIA PRIESTLEY talks to Hawkes Bay Make up Artist Vania Bailey For most of us, one or two careers in a lifetime is enough. But not for Vania Bailey. Although she has been a makeup artist for the past nine …Read More