Back in 2011, when I heard Mary Lambie was speaking at a local women’s business event, I used the power of social networking site, LinkedIn, to contact her and request an interview. Having been in broadcasting for 20 years (including ‘Good Morning’), but recently making the switch to operating a Subway franchise, I figured she’d have something to say about makeup, practicality and life. Mary agreed to chat where she was staying at the Sebel Hotel and, in return, I applied her makeup for the event while we talked. Her three energetic children were in tow, having come down that day from Auckland for a weekend-long volunteer recognition event. Mary’s husband, Jim Mora (of TV’s ‘Mucking In’), was to arrive later. Makeup Mishaps and Challenges Having set up my kit in her apartment, I ask Mary whether she has any favourite makeup techniques. “Because I very rarely do my own I don’t have any great tricks. It pays to spend some time with your eye lashes – lengthen them, curl them, really mascara them well. Good use of brushes. I’m not really big on sponges, I tend to use a brush over a sponge and sometimes fingers, because fingers seem […]
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Lillybeth: A Beautiful Education
Bride-to-be: Let’s get you ready for your ‘red-carpet moment’! Here for a makeup lesson? You’ll soon have the skills to turn any day into a ‘special occasion’! We’re here to help you ‘show up’ in all your glory.