I recently did a photo-shoot for Buzz Magazine and had the great pleasure of having my make-up done by none other that Racquel Jenkins (Racquel J. Makeup Studio).

Let’s not even beat around the bush – I am just shy of fifty years old, and my face is not letting me forget it. The wrinkles appear more and more each day, trying their darnedest to change the shape of my eyes, my nose and my mouth. Racquel’s secret tip? - rather than rubbing the concealer and foundation on, she used the thin side of a wedged makeup to painstakingly press the makeup into the creepy areas around my eyes and mouth to conceal the wrinkles. The result was a very natural look which I just loved!

My pet peeve with makeup is that it usually just disappears off my face within an hour or so. With the Eve Pearl Cosmetics line that Racquel used, my makeup DID NOT BUDGE!! My new found love is the Eve Pearl Bold lipstick in Cherry Tart - even after my usual quota of wine, it stayed on my lips as if I’d just applied it