#BACKYOURBEAUTY

April 2, 2017

Think of a time you felt most beautiful… Maybe it was when you had just finished a yoga class and caught a glimpse of yourself in the mirror post session and could see a faint outline of a muscle; it could have been when you felt like shit but your husband looked over at you and told you he loves you “without all that gunk on your face” or maybe its when you put on your fav dress, did your hair and chucked on that new lippy. Whenever it was… what was it in that moment you felt that way?...

Priming: What does it mean and is it worth the extra step?

March 30, 2017

Primer is one of those beauty items that we have all been told we need but many still mention their confusion with whether it’s necessary or not. Let us tell you the truth … it can be a crucial step with the look, feel and longevity of your makeup! We all have different skin types and with that comes primers to suit them: For those with oil skin, a silica-based primer is great as it absorbs excess moisture and oil which prevents it from coming up and breaking down the makeup on the surface of your skin. For those with...

REVEALING MY AUTHENTIC SELF

January 2, 2017

For as long as I can remember I’ve been big. I have this memory of being 8 years old and tearfully asking my relatives at Christmas if I was fat – and being horrified by their reply, which only had the best of intentions but had the absolute opposite effect: “Don’t worry Hilary, it’s just baby fat!” ……….What?!?!?! Were they serious?? I really was fat….?? From then I started viewing myself differently; from that moment on I have only ever seen myself as less of a person, not normal but FAT. This status of being fat followed me through my...

Gift of Gratitude Giveaway

December 19, 2016

This year has been a big year! For some, it has been a year of profound insight, revelations and change and for others its been an exhausting and challenging year that may have felt like it has gotten the better of you. Regardless of the year you have had, the two remaining weeks of 2016 can still hold incredible moments and we hope to bring so much love and excitement to one woman’s life through this competition! Here at HHM community is everything. Our team, clients and fellow local businesses are hugely important to us. And so, why not end...

Twelve Days of Gratitude

December 9, 2016

Here at Hilary Holmes Makeup we have found ourselves lovingly reflecting upon the year that has past and have been so very grateful for everything that has come our way. What a year it has been! We are incredibly proud and excited to have opened our first Salon in Geelong and are so fortunate to have the most beautiful team supporting us. We are most of all thankful for our beautiful clients who have joined us on this journey and continue to inspire us each and every day. We are so appreciative and are totally feeling the love …. so...