How to get the most out of your Born makeover

How to get the most out of your Born makeover

Preparation is everything when getting ready for a makeover. This will help you to achieve fantastic results. Skin: Let’s start with the skin. Even though we have products and techniques to make your skin glow and appear smooth you can’t beat a good canvas to start...
Day Look Makeup

Day Look Makeup

The art of makeup is to enhance not to necessary to hide so here’s our step guide to a simple day look. Step 1 Skincare Skincare is very important as it ensures that your skin will be at its best before applying your makeup. The best thing to do is go to a skincare...
Lisa and Claire spend a day at Born

Lisa and Claire spend a day at Born

I visited Born as part of an amazing gift (full day – makeover, photoshoot and make up lesson) paid for by my very generous girlfriend. She chose the services of Paul because although she recognised there were many other makeover services on the market, uniquely Paul...
Beard Colour Neutralisation.

Beard Colour Neutralisation.

Lots of people ask us how to deal with the beard shadow showing under their foundation. You may have found yourself in a situation where you have created a beautiful face but you can still see the beard shadow under your foundation. No matter how close a shave you...
Gender Dysphoria

Gender Dysphoria

Gender dysphoria is a condition where a person experiences discomfort or distress because there’s a mismatch between their biological sex and gender identity. It’s sometimes known as gender identity disorder (GID), gender incongruence or transgenderism....
How to apply strip lashes

How to apply strip lashes

We have all experienced some difficulty getting lashes to behave themselves but know they are only going to enhance the look. They can stick on the wrong part of the eye or even nowhere near the eye. With the help of Oliver Hughes who inspired me to write this blog...
Born’s Guide to makeup colour correction

Born’s Guide to makeup colour correction

  Colour correcting can be an important part of your makeup routine. Especially for helping with the 5 o’clock shadow or dark circles under the eyes. Here is our little guide to help you with selecting colour correcting that is best for you. The Colour Wheel: The...
Simple Lolita Inspired Eye Look

Simple Lolita Inspired Eye Look

  We thought we would share with you how we created this simple Lolita inspired eye look on Sophie in Born’s recent photo-shoot. We started by priming the eyes with MAC Pro Long-ware Paint Pot. Colour: Painterly. Making sure to carve out a good brow shape using a flat...
Roxy and Sarah’s story

Roxy and Sarah’s story

  I was born in the late 70’s, several years before the advent of the internet we love and loathe in equal measures, so the feelings I had were confusing and difficult to understand. I was drawn to trying on women’s clothing and fell in love with the softness of the...