The Sunday Times Style Beauty Awards 2018
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We are delighted to announce the StylPro Expert has been nominated for a Sunday Times Style Beauty Award for Best Gadget or Tool!   Please help us to win and vote for us here https://www.thetimes.co.uk/styleplay/beauty/competitions/style-beauty-awards-2018/   By registering and casting your vote for your favourite products you will also be entering yourself into a prize drawer worth more than £20,000.   Get voting now!   Thank you.      Team Tom   

Scottish Hair & Beauty
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  This April thousands of beauty and hair professionals will be attending Scottish Hair & Beauty at its new home in SEC Glasgow. We are excited to be part of the 350 leading brands exhibiting this year as they celebrate their 15th year.  The event, held on 22nd and 23rd April, is free to visitors who register before the show and bring their tickets with them. With so many brands, new products innovations and exclusive offers it is well worth a visit.  If you're visiting make sure to visit us on stand K40 and say Hello! Feel free to bring along your dirty brushes and...

How to clean foundation brushes
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It’s time to be honest with yourself … when was the last time you cleaned your foundation brush? A week ago, maybe a month or has it been that long that you really can't remember?!   Although it is gross, it’s likely you aren’t on you own as a recent report found over 30% of makeup users have never cleaned their makeup brushes.   Why should you clean your makeup brushes? Your makeup brushes are you daily tools and should be cleaned once a week to remove the build up of makeup and dirt that has been left to linger. A...

StylPro on Good Morning Washington
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  We are excited to share with you that StylPro was featured on the Try It Tuesday segment of Good Morning Washington this week! The StylPro original was put through its paces on the live TV segment testing personal care products. Host Eileen Whelan was so excited to try this out and was clearly amazed by the results.  'oh my gosh, this is actually legitimate dry' ...  Her words, not ours!    Our top tip ... Do not mix the StylPro cleanser with water, it is to be used on it's own to cut through oil based makeup on makeup brushes. Created to thoroughly remove...

We're Nominated for The National Beauty Awards!
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We are really excited to announce the StylPro Expert has been Nominated for The National Beauty Awards for Best New Beauty Innovation!   Please help us to win and vote for us at http://voting.beautyserve.com/ or visit www.BeautyServe.com and click the awards banner to cast your vote.   You will find the Best New Beauty Innovation category on the second page, option 16 and we are 3rd on the list AvenTOM - StylPro Expert.   Get voting now!   Thank you.    Team Tom  

Professional Beauty London 2018
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This weekend, beauty professionals far and wide will gather at Professional Beauty London.   The UK's biggest beauty and spa trade show will be held at the Excel London 25 - 26th February. This year and we are excited to be part of it as they celebrate their 30th anniversary. We are also excited to announce that Tom will be part of the Warpaint makeup Stage 'Instagram loves' seminar hosted by Armand Beasley on Sunday! With so many brands, new products, demonstrations and show discounts it is well worth a visit.  If you're visiting this weekend make sure to visit us on stand Q52 and say...

10 makeup tips everyone should know
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Applying makeup doesn’t have to be difficult or tricky and it certainly should not be a chore! Take on board our advice below and your new found skills will gain you a flawless complexion all day long.    How to get the perfect winged eyeliner The trick is to draw your cat-eye first before you fill in the open space. Experts even recommend holding a spoon to the outer corner of your eye so that you can get a straight line.   Turn an eye pencil into a gel liner If you’ve got a pencil eyeliner that you find difficult to...

The ultimate guide to makeup brushes
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  There are so many makeup brushes out there, knowing which one to use for what can be confusing, fear not, we’ve got you covered with our ultimate guide on choosing the right brush:   Brushes for your face… From applying your foundation to contouring, these popular face brushes should have you covered.    Foundation Brush Looks like: Fairly flat and quite broad, usually with a rounded tip. Used for: The application of liquid foundations on the face, into the contours of the nose and over eye sockets. How to: Dab your foundation onto your face and then use the...

StylPro India Launch
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There has been a lot of excitement recently and we are so pleased to announce StylPro has officially launched in India.   To celebrate the arrival of the StylPro there was a special launch event held on 30th January hosting several bloggers, makeup artists and VIP’s such as Mandana Karim.     Guests were invited to attend the event held in Mumbai at Jean Claude Biguine, India; a luxury Salon specialising in beauty treatments and premium salon experiences. We are sure you would agree, it was the perfect setting for a StylPro launch!     The event was a great...

Makeup tips for sensitive skin
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If you’re someone who has sensitive skin, then you’ll know how difficult and frustrating it can sometimes be to shop for new makeup products that you’ve never used before.   Sensitive skin can become irritated faster than normal, but by treating it well and knowing how to choose the right products, you can achieve a healthy complexion.   What type of sensitive skin do you have? What exactly is it that you’re sensitive to? Some people might be sensitive to touch and others might be sensitive to certain ingredients. Those that are sensitive to touch should avoid applying makeup with...

The health risks of dirty makeup brushes
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  Believe it or not but a staggering 72% of women admit to never washing their makeup brushes, and unsurprisingly, this can do more harm than good! A study at Loyaola Marymount University found that after one month, uncleaned makeup brushes hoarded more bacteria than they were even able to measure. If you’re someone who’s guilty of never cleaning your daily beauty tools, we recommend that you read this article that highlights some of the dangers you could be facing.   Your pores will become clogged Failing to wash your brushes means that not only are they clogged with weeks’...

What’s lurking in your makeup bag?
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We know that your makeup bag will be filled with all of your trusty products, but it might be worth looking a little closer and checking out what ingredients you’re applying to your skin on a daily basis.     Lip balm with petroleum Sometimes what you think is simply chapped lips may actually be an allergy to one of your most simple products – lip balm. Many lip balms contain petroleum which is a common allergen and can make your lips dry, peel and crack and over time even lose collagen. Applying these lip balms over and over won’t solve...

Why should you clean your makeup brushes?
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The build-up of makeup on your brushes can cause their fibres to break and bristles to become weak meaning that not only is it harder to apply your makeup correctly but more of an expense for you to replace them; think about the strain on your purse!  Not cleaning your makeup brushes can increase the threat of pimples, irritation and infection, if those words alone aren't enough to convince you to clean your brushes we'd recommend you read on ...    Your skin will become irritated If you haven’t washed your brushes in a while, you might have more to fear...

The Wendy Williams Show
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‘Oh my gosh … Wow … Worth it.’ Words that we would also use to describe the amazing StylPro but these are not our words, these are the words of Wendy Williams! The StylPro was lucky enough to be part of the Hot Beauty Gadget feature on the Wendy Williams show this week. The StylPro was put through its paces on the show and the results were as expected, clean, dry makeup brushes and the look of pure amazement.   Check out the video below. Enjoy!

StylPro Thailand Launch
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Happy New Year from all of us here at AvenTom!  The twelfth night is fast approaching, meaning it's time for us to pack away the Christmas decorations for another year and get back into our routines for 2018.  With the new year and new start, we wanted to throw back and remember our amazing StylPro Launch in Thailand last summer.  Held in the business area of Bangkok within the 'Maison De La Truffe' restaurant; the event hosted 40 VIP’s including Press, Bloggers, Beauty Specialists and famous Thai models. After a spectacular opening show, Tom was asked to tell the audience a bit about...

What to clean makeup brushes with
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 While cleaning makeup brushes can feel dull, not doing so can lead to bacteria, dirt, oil and surplus makeup accumulating on those tools.   Worse, what should have been cleaned away could instead be transferred to your face and trigger blemishes and other skin reactions, Good Housekeeping warns.   There are various methods which you can use to clean brushes, and it's worth experimenting with these different techniques to see which of them seem most hassle-free to you personally.       Raise the bar... of soap, that is! With a resilient bar of soap at hand, massage your unkempt...