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Maskne

Posted by Sarah Barnett on September 27, 2020 at 10:35 AM

With more and more of us all wearing masks all day there is a new skin problem called maskne. 


The medical term for Maskne is acne mechanic, a skin condition brough on by prolonged wear of personal protective equipment. Masks impose heat , friction and occlusion on the skin and when combined with a moist environment from breathing, talking or sweating this is a recipe for breakouts. Pores get clogged and can become pimples or acne cysts. On top of that heat and sweat ca...

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While I have been away

Posted by Sarah Barnett on May 1, 2020 at 10:55 AM

So far in the last 12 months I have done an incredible amount of courses. I can always learn new things from the lash and brow masters of this world. I am so ready to come back to work now. 

Mega lash and styling by Lash Tribe in Australia

Brow master lamination by Claudia Louise

I have done 3 brow mapping and tinting courses - one was with Aimee Evans who is amazing at brows

Eyelash styling by Frankie Widdows

Kim K lashes using an amazing technique by a wel...

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Corona virus update

Posted by Sarah Barnett on May 1, 2020 at 9:05 AM

Hi everyone


Firstly I just want to say these are tremendously hard times for all of us. Having our lives turned upside down and changed along with the fear of catching Coronavirus. I for one have decided to stay positive and embrace learning new skills and enjoying spending time with my wonderful fiancee Ben and my daughter. I have no idea when or if life will ever be the same but I know I appreciate what I had so much more. 

We still don't have a date for when sa...

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Top Beauty Trends 2017

Posted by Sarah Barnett on August 6, 2017 at 3:25 AM

I know its only August but before we know it Autumn will be here. 

The top trends coming for this Autumn / Winter include

1. Bold statments nails - designs include gold chrome nails, black pointed nails, nude nails, nails with pressed flowers and pearls

2. Metallic make up especially silver on the eyes

3. Massive 60's lashes are back for top and bottom lids

4. Strong statment eyes with 2 bold colours

5. Bold boyish styled eyebrows - time to let them gr...

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Waxing and skin care problems

Posted by Sarah Barnett on April 20, 2017 at 4:25 AM

Sometimes after waxing clients my say a few days later they have something like a scab or burn mark on their eyebrow. The natural reaction is it is something we did or our wax was too hot. We take great care to keep our wax at the right temperature and ensure problems dont arise by testing on our wrist.

We completely understand why you would think it was us. The truth is that often the problem can be caused by the products the client uses at home. Many skin care products today contain ...

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Finding a good waxing salon

Posted by Sarah Barnett on April 20, 2017 at 4:10 AM

Finding a good waxing salon

 

How clean is the waxing station?

Does the therapist re use the spatula time and after time? We call this double dipping. This will spread bacteria from client to client and I am pleased to say this is something we do not do.

 

If your really struggling with the pain - the therapist might not be very experienced. There should only be a very slight sting which will quickly pass in a second. If you find you leave...

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Getting ready for your wedding

Posted by Sarah Barnett on March 19, 2017 at 4:10 AM

Getting ready for your wedding

Here at Diva we are experts in helping you get ready towards your big day. Your beauty routine should start months ahead.

The first thing we recommend is start looking at your diet. Your diet has a massive impact on your skin. Even if you are lucky enough to be naturally slim you should still try and eat more healthy. Include lots of vegetables and fruit to give you the vitamins your body requires. Get into the habit of drinking at least 8 glasses o...

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Hayfever and lash extensions

Posted by Sarah Barnett on March 11, 2017 at 11:40 AM

Hayfever and lash extensions

 

Did you know that your immune system is weakened when you have hayfever? We rely on our immune system to protect us from the environment, its our defence system. An allergy occurs when the immune system reacts to pollen as if it were an enemy to the body. In response to this the immune system produces antibodies that trigger the release of a chemical called histamine which causes the symptons of hayfever.

This can result in you becoming s...

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Eyebrow attraction

Posted by Sarah Barnett on March 5, 2017 at 5:15 AM

What makes us attracted to one person more than someone else? 

Looking good and taking care of yourself can have a massive impact on your life. Most people are fickle and we do get judged on looks. 

When you look at someones face the first thing you notice is their eyebrows. Even if your make up is perfect your eyebrows can ruin the whole look if they are not groomed. Its a fact that even babies will stare more at a symmetrical face than an unsymmetrical face. Its in our...

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Lash Master in Poole

Posted by Sarah Barnett on February 26, 2017 at 3:35 AM

Im about to go on my 3rd course in 2 years. I want to always be the best at everything I do. This course is to become a Master Volume lash artist. I love lashing even after 9 years. Things change and I intend to keep up with all the latest things to do. 

 

The lady I am training with is one of the UK’s top master educators, trainer, teacher and coach to those in the lash industry.Her career spans some 20 years in the beauty sector.

 

People come fr...

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