With over 70 entries from some of the country’s most exciting upcoming make-up artists narrowed down to just five, the recent shu uemura make-up artist finale saw crowds gather to watch the finalists battle it out on the shu uemura stage at David Jones, Elizabeth Street, for the ultimate title. With a chance to win a trip to Tokyo for 5 nights, including a make-up masterclass in Tokyo lead by shu uemura’s international artistic director - Kakuyasu Uchiide and $3000 RRP worth of shu uemura products up for grabs the completion was tough. After 30 minutes creating the ultimate eye with the shu uemura calligraph:ink Liquid Eyeliner Pen, the Judges - brand ambassador Yan Yan Chan, VOGUE Australia Editor Edwina McCann, David Jones Merchandise Director Donna Player, shu uemura General Manager Ali Shoraka and shu uemura international guest Misumi Kitano - made their decision…And the Shu Girl Make- Up Pro 2016 Winner Is…Julie Tran.
“This is the first make-up artist competition I have ever entered and I can’t believe I won! I’d like to thank shu uemura for this amazing opportunity!” says Julie. shu uemura General Manager Ali Shoraka says: “shu uemura has been breaking the boundaries of beauty creation for over 50 years. It is a brand steeped in the history of quality ingredients and innovative technologies, both in our skin and colour collections, whilst embracing the spirit of a true artist. It's this creativity and artistic quality that we saw here tonight, as we discover artists who are here, in true tradition of shu uemura, breaking all boundaries in artistic expression.”
Following many years of research and development, the pearly white new eye cream from Skin Physics®, EYEFIX-360®, has arrived, and it’s a game changer in the world of anti-ageing eye creams. Most eye creams either promise instant effects or long terms results; with little being able to produce both...until now.
Whether you have a high roller budget, or a shoe string discretionary spend would you ever purchase a fragrance you just don’t like…and then wear it? A fragrance is your sensory signature, it’s your lasting sensory impression you leave with the one you encounter. A woman or man’s relationship with their fragrance is an intimate bond. The scent of a fragrance allows you to be creative and individual, to create an alter ego or choose a particular persona - you choose who you would like to be that day.
Asia remains the dominant player in global skincare sales, with consumers across the continent “obsessed with” seeking to achieve flawless skin that is clear, luminous and seemingly transparent. To help cosmetic manufacturers tap into this growing trend for the appearance of glass-like, cloudless skin, in-cosmetics Asia (trade show) has announced hydration and haircare as two of these major focuses of its Spotlight On areas this year.