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Get pampered at new beauty festival Covent Garden Beauty Live

Posted at 10:00 am, December 4, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment, Shopping & Style

Calling all beauty bloggers, make-up marvels and well, anyone else who’s up for some freebies and insider’s tips on how to make yourself even more gorgeous this Christmas. This week, Covent Garden is hosting a new four-day festival called ‘Covent Garden Beauty Live’. Expect industry secrets, make-up masterclasses and complimentary blow dries.

Luxury boutiques including Chanel, Dior, Bobbi Brown, Clinique, Jo Malone, Miller Harris, Penhaligon’s, Molton Brown and Aveda will host a load of  beauty-based activities and events. Beauty specialists will also be on hand to share their top hints and tips in the East Piazza’s Beauty Live Studio.

Appointments are first come, first served, so you’d better book sharpish. There will be makeovers from Justine Jenkins, nail art from WAH Nails, hair styled by Blo Blow Dry, live sketching from Cobalt Café’s Zarina Liew, and a digital photo booth for you to share your new look with all of your envious followers on social media.

Here’s a taster of what to expect:

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Learn how to rock a red lip and create a sultry smoky eye while avoiding the usual panda result at Justine Jenkins‘ live beauty demo. She’s worked with the likes of Fearne Cotton and Millie Mackintosh so you know she’s a guddun. Thursday December 4.


 Listen to founder of WAH Nails Sharmadean Reid, as she divulges the art of creating the ultimate glistening Christmas mani. She will also be letting you in on her top tips for an alternative take on a selfie. Thursday December 4.


Master the perfect eyeliner flick with make-up artists and beauty blogging duo PixiwooSaturday December 6.


Take note of beauty blogger and YouTube star Katie Snooks‘ beauty recommendations, blogging tips and make-up essentials. Saturday December 6.

By Laura Sagar

For more info head over to coventgardenlondonuk.com

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