RENEE MILFORD: Loving Learning about Make Up

Photo: Antony Scully Photogrpahy “I`m not a big make-up wearer, I don`t really like doing it on myself” – a  statement made my Reneé during our interview which surprises me. Further in the conversation she goes on to explain that this is actually part of the reason why her style as a make-up artist is theContinue reading “RENEE MILFORD: Loving Learning about Make Up”


  Stacy Bissessar- Forrester is one of those people who knew what she wanted to do before she was going to school. As a child, she would sit and stare at her mother putting on make-up and she says “nothing could get in between her and that”. Fast forward twenty something years later, and nothingContinue reading “STACY BISSESSAR-FORRESTER: The Joy of Make-Up”


Photograph: Leslie Robertson Toney   In 2010, Derval Barzey started her foray into the world of make-up. Apart from attending several make-up conferences over the years, she considers herself a self-taught make-up artist whose passion has fuelled her development. Her make-up stands out for its soft and radiant “second skin” appearance and she can justContinue reading “DERVAL BARZEY: CAPTURING BEAUTY”

YVONNE POPPLEWELL: The Grande Dame of Make-Up (AUDIO)

Yvonne Popplewell is one of the most prominent women in make-up in Trinidad and Tobago. She has been doing make up for fifty plus years and her reputation precedes her as the queen of face art. I can personally attest to the magical powers she possesses with make-up brush in hand. Vocation aside, she isContinue reading “YVONNE POPPLEWELL: The Grande Dame of Make-Up (AUDIO)”

SUNIL WHITTLE: An “Inspired” Make Up Artist

Sunil Whittle is Make-Up Artist extraordinaire; a secret weapon of some of the top photographers in Trinidad and Tobago. When asked to describe his work, these were some of their responses : “The best Make-Up Artist I ever worked with”, “Flawless”, “Inspired”. Below, a few of Sunil’s own words about how he got started, hisContinue reading “SUNIL WHITTLE: An “Inspired” Make Up Artist”