“Afshan Islam” has been working backstage with the Miss England & Miss World competitions for the past 10 years. The hardworking mum of eight has proudly represented both her own salon “Beauty Beneath Salon in Sheffield” and the Miss England makeup partner Beautiful Brows & lashes on many occasions over the years.
Due to her competency in creative artistry and many years of professional experience, Afshan has been appointed as head hair and makeup artist consecutively and was head of the make up artists team at the recent FAB UK TOP MODEL contest held recently at the prestigious “Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites & Residences” in London.
We caught up with this busy mum & business owner & Beautiful Brows & Lashes to find out more ….
“I have stood by Miss England due to the amazing ethos of beauty with a purpose. This contest has inspired many young women to stand forward as ambassadors and charity hosts who truly make a difference” said Afshan
“During the FABUK TOP MODEL competition, I put together 3 different looks which focused on softly enhanced eyes with a flawless base and completed the looks with a statement lip. The hair consisted of some tussled, loose and textured styles which captured a boho chic influence. I wanted to keep the natural beauty of the models to allow them to bring out their inner beauty and personality and wow the judges with their desire and passion to help disadvantaged situations.
The Miss England organizers have been extremely accommodating in supporting me and my team to be able to take part in such an event that artists and stylists can only dream to attend and take part of this fantastic opportunity . I am looking forwards to working along side these beautiful ladies and caring organisers alongside my hardworking and dedicated team.
Afshan with her daughter “Alisha” where two of the make up artists for contestants at the recent FABUK TOP MODEL contest held in the Edwardian Suite at the Taj 51 Buckingham Gate
Afshan continues “I hope moving forward that I can continue to assist these amazing events and showcase my expertise.
“Beautiful Brows & Lashes, who pulled the team of MUAs together have been the established in 2013, has grown to be loved globally & have been associated with Miss England for 4 years.
The Miss England director since 2002 “Angie Beasley” has been using one of the Beautiful Brow products daily since its launch in 2013, when she first spotted them at the Clothes show live exhibition in Birmingham . “ Their brow powder is amazing , it stays until you take it off and it looks so natural for daywear , but you can achieve a dramatic look by just using more.. I’ve recommended this to friends and family, I’m very proud to have such a quality brand on board as a partner” said Angie .
Their first product to hit the market was their innovative eyebrow powders, seen on Gal Gadot, Jess Hunt, Amber Gill, Olivia Bowen & many other celebrities. Loved by Mua’s for their pigmented, waterproof, sweatproof & smudge-proof formula, these powders look flawless on clients all day – perfect for photoshoots, nights out and everything in between.
Since its launch, this company has delved into Brow Lamination and Lash Lifting, so it knows the importance of brow & lash health.
This is where a hybrid of makeup and self-care was born. Their ‘The Bomb: Extreme Mascara’ volumizes & lengthens lashes with its formula that contains Biotin and Keratin to help grow and nourish lashes. This also applies to their ‘Brow Bomb Brow Glue’ – why wouldn’t you want to grow and nourish your brows and lashes whilst you wear makeup?
Afshan creating the flawless looks for Puneet Bhandals bridal wear show- backstage at FABUK TOP MODEL contest in the Edwardian Suite at the Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites & Residences The make up team of students & salon experts like Afshan have supported the Miss England competition with Beautiful Brows & Lashes both at events & photoshoots for many years.
One of the make up students & part of the team for Beautiful Brows & Afshan is Chloe Ann Jackson from NSCG in Sheffield created the make up look for the FAB UK TOP MODEL winner Paige Loren…
Chloe created the looks for three of the FAB UK TOP MODEL Finalists.
The models’ makeup look was created using Beautiful Brows & Lashes Camouflage Concealer Wheel which comes in four creamy shades, applied with the BB Precision Artistry Collection thin-tipped brush. The look was designed to highlight the brow bone and enhance definition, creating sleek and arched brows to lift the face. BB’s best-selling Duo Eyebrow Kit brow powders were used to achieve the models’ high-pigmented brows, creating a dramatic appearance and keeping brows hair-perfect during each show with the waterproof formula.
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Paige Loren’s winning make up looks at the FAB UK TOP MODEL contest were created by make up student “Chloe Ann Jackson from ” NSCG” – Beautiful Brows & Lashes
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