Natalie Ford, 33, UK Based Freelance Makeup Artist Since 2008.

Mum to Ben (15) and Finn (2).

I Secretly Hope That Tom Ford Is My Long Lost Uncle!

Tongue Firmly In Cheek At All Times.

I started blogging in 2011. My original blog was but I almost immediately regretted naming it that! I had a bit of a blog break in 2015 after having my second Son but always felt the urge to start a fresh blog with a more grown up feel. Also, one that focuses more on my job as a freelance makeup artist which I have done since 2008. I want to give help and advice to new makeup artists as well as trying to answer the most frequent questions that I get from my clients. Minus the Marble was launched in 2017 (luckily my brother-in-law is a website developer! Thanks, Mikey @

Any affiliate links will always be marked with a * I also don’t have photoshop so any eye makeup looks that I post are pretty much as they look in real life maybe just with the image sharpened and brightened up a bit! 😉

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Thanks so much for reading here xxx