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Pro makeup and beauty show 2015

After a huge success last year the Pro makeup and beauty show is back again this year, and will not disappoint. If you are studying or working in the makeup and or beauty industry you can't afford to miss this event. With a wide array of local and international...

12 products that should be in your makeup bag

I don't know many women who don't either have so much makeup they don't know with, or don't have enough because they don't know where to start. I have compiled a list of 12  product that should be in your makeup bag. 1-  Full coverage foundation 2 - BB cream 3 -...

Curvy Couture Roadshow part 2

Curvy Couture Roadshow part 2 The curvy couture roadshow runway show was one eye popping beauty after the next. Seraphim clothing did not disappoint, with there bold prints and pops of colour, such as this beautiful green and blue jewel Bohemia dress. I also loved the...

What I wore – Curvy couture roadshow 2015

What I wore - curvy couture roadshow I am having trouble knowing where to start this post. Do I tell you about the months of excitement and group Facebook messages that led up to our en-mass exodus of  the Queensland blogging community to Melbourne for the curvy...

Open for business

As you may be aware I have been developing my own range of cosmetics. We are now open for business. The online shop has just gone live ( big thanks to Melissa) over the weekend, so I wanted to tell you the story behind our products Madame rouge makeup lipsticks....

My first dermal filler and botox experience.

So Im not keen, at all of getting old.  Well not really the getting older bit, but more the looking it. I take really good care of my skin, I use sunscreen every day so some botox and dermal filler were the next step for me. Im not to lined as yet so this was partly...

My first attempt at an ombre nail

After a recent visit to Pintrest, I left with some serious nail envy. It seemed every where I look there were beautiful colourful ombre nails. I read a few blog post, watched a couple of youtube video's, it didn't look to hard. Surely I could do it..... So armed with...

IMATS Sydney 2014

Hi fabulous people, This weekend the biggest makeup trade show in the country was held in sydney. IMATS - international makeup trade show is an annual event held all over the world. It is a two day event jam packed full of all things makeup. Including suppliers from...

stuff I’m loving at the moment

Hi beautiful people. If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen some lovely items I picked up on a recent trip into the city. Retail therapy is my favourite kind. I grabbed some bath goodies from lush along with replacing some of my Benefit essentials. I also...

Giveaway win our new lipstick and gloss pack

Hi loves we are about to launch our new range of Madame Rouge Makeup lipsticks and lip glosses. To celebrate we are giving you the chance to win an exciting prize pack including one of each lipstick and lipgloss colour. Thats 10 lip products in total.    ...

Unlock your style book launch

As most of you would know, I have kept my blog makeup focused as well lets face it its my thing, but so is fashion. To be more specific plus sized fashion as I am a plus size beauty and proud of it. So I figured now was as good a time as any to jump ship and start a...

Brisbane pro makeup and beauty show

Hi Lovlies, thanks for visiting the new blog. A few weeks ago the first brisbane pro makeup and beauty show was held at the brisbane show grounds.  Can i just take a minute and stress how bloody exciting it is to have a makeup show in our sunny home state. We all love...

Face of the day ( if you even remember my face)

First of all if you are reading this thank you for sticking with me I know its been an eternity since I have posted. Things have been crazy busy here at Madame Rouge headquarters. I have opened a beautiful studio in my town, and we are in the middle of creating our...

About Desiree

Desiree O’Toole of Madame Rouge Makeup is an award winning and professionally trained makeup and hair artist based in Queensland. Desiree has extensive experience in film, print, stage, fashion and bridal makeup.

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