Miss England Make Up Free London & South East
ALSO A FABUK TOP MODEL FINALIST
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Auditions for the CETUEM London & South East heat for Miss England & the FAB UK Top Model contest have been held at the Hair by Dar Salon based in the Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites & Residences throughout the summer of 2023.
This is the first ever make up free regional Miss England heat where judges are focusing on the contestants occupations and studies & their natural beauty & ethical values!
Read the press release BARE FACE @Buckingham Gate here
All the ladies pictured on this heat page are being invited to participate in the first catwalk of the day on Friday 29th September 2023 at the Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites & Residences .
We will be holding TWO catwalks on the same day, the first one will be make up free at 3pm when the first make up free Miss London & South East winners will be crowned .
FOR TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT SEE HERE
Judges for this event include ;
- Melisa Raouf who became Miss Englands first ever contestant to compete in the National final make up free . Melisa won the Bare Face Top Model award and was voted 3rd runner up in the Miss England 2022 final receiving worldwide worldwide publicity after competing in Miss England 2022 !
- Araceli Rius -Perez – Commercial Director Taj Hotel
- Laura Coleman – Miss England 2008 Laura Mary Coleman – now a top model with Models 1 in London & mother of Baby Jean
- Dar Bardot – Haute Couture hairdresser at Hair By Dar Hair salon based in the Taj Hotel
- Alan Strutt – Celebrity Photographer who has photographed some of the most famous women in the world such as Madonna , Pamela Anderson & Michelle Keegan
- The Miss England Team will also be voting for their favourite Top 3 contestants based on their performance throughout the contest . Contestants are also invited to raise funds for the Miss World charity Beauty with a Purpose and Papyrus the Suicide Prevention charity although this is optional . The Top fundraiser will win a place in the Miss England National final as the Beauty with a Purpose winner
- The public vote will also fastrack one winner to the Miss England semi final
FAB UK TOP MODEL FINALISTS TO MODEL STUNNING DESIGNER BRIDAL WEAR FOR THE FINAL CATWALK
4 days ago
On Friday 29th September 7.30pm the final catwalk for the FAB UK TOP MODEL contest takes place in the Edwardian Suite 1 at the the Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites & Residences.
The finalists will all have the opportunity to model a beautiful designer gown by Puneet Bhandal on their final catwalk .
Puneet Bhandal is a West-London based designer of luxury occasionwear. She specialises in creating bespoke gowns for weddings, pageants and red-carpet events.
In particular, Puneet enjoys designing bridal gowns in both Western and South Asian styles. She enjoys fusing both styles together to produce unique pieces, tailored to the taste, shape and style of each bride.
Puneet has been involved with the Miss England contest on several occasions over the years and is always keen to support up-and-coming models as they embark on their journeys.
2023 marks the ten-year anniversary of the Puneet Bhandal brand.
Puneet is also the author of a Bollywood fiction series where she gets to imagine and describe some of the pieces she creates.
Puneet Bhandal 07931 320949
A professional team of hair & make up artists are set to style the FABUK Top MODEL contestants from Beautiful Brows & Lashes . The team are travelling from all over the country & are the official make up partner for the Miss England contest.
Beautiful Brows & Lashes also sponsored “Alice Jones ” the NHS Paramedic who represented the UK in the last Top Model of the World final in Egypt after she won their influencers award at the 2022 Miss England final.
Alice will be joining the panel of judges for the exciting contest ..
To find out more about Beautiful Brows & Lashes click here .
DAR BARDOT , a celebrity Hairdresser based at the HAIR BY DAR salon in the Taj 51 beautiful Courtyard is one of the judges for the event & he will be giving a special award for the Best Hairstyle on the night to the hairdresser & the contestant.
One winner will be crowned the FAB UK TOP MODEL winner & invited to the Top model of the World final in the Spring of 2024. The two runners up will be invited to the Miss England Grand Final!
Limited paid guest list seats are available to the FABUK TOP MODEL FINAL event price £30 pp.
The catwalk starts at 7.30pm at the Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites & Residences
To get on the PAID GUEST LIST to watch the show go to this link :
BARE FACE AT 51 BUCKINGHAM GATE
1 week ago
Miss England’s first ever make up free heat in association with CETUEM London is all set be held on September 29th 2023 at the Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites & Residences London, an exclusive 5 star hotel just steps away from Buckingham Palace.
The pre-selected contestants are invited to compete completely make up free to show off their natural beauty in a Boho themed catwalk event & talk about their professions or studies to inspire others.
Cetuem is a British family run cosmetics business specialising in skincare, founded over 30 years ago. All products are based on natural ingredients and do not contain any harmful chemicals and aren’t tested on animals. They have been developed after many years of research and testing. Primarily noted for treating problem skin, such as uneven skin tone, skin blemishes, open pores and dehydrated skin. The whole range of the Cetuem skincare products contains 24 carat liquid gold that has protective properties against harmful environmental agents. They are suitable for all ages, skin conditions and colour, and are loved by celebrities, VIPs and members of royalty. The Cetuem SCR Gold skincare range offers the perfect solution for achieving a flawless and radiant complexion that will not necessitate any make up, but will give all confidence in their natural beauty.
Throughout the summer, the Miss England competition has held a series of auditions at the “Hair by Dar” salon based in the hotels beautiful courtyard setting along with photoshoots with celebrity photographer Alan Strutt.
Following the swimwear ban earlier this summer, the Miss England contest is now focusing on natural beauty, ethical values & the inspirational contestants who are also invited to raise funds for Beauty with a Purpose , the Ethos of Miss World.
Recently , the finalists were invited to participate in a City Sightseeing London bus tour visiting some of the London Highlights wearing their own choice of work clothing to show off their studies or profession’s as part of the competition.
Melisa Raouf, a politics student at King’s College London is one of the judges after she made history as the first ever contestant to compete in the Miss England national final completely make up free in October 22 winning the CETUEM bare face award & finishing 3rd runner up overall in the grand final.
Now just over a year later, organisers have once again collaborated with Cetuem skincare following the success of the contests BARE FACE round which gathers interest every year. For the first time ALL contestants will be encouraged to go make up free to show off their natural beauty & ethical style in recycled Boho themed clothing , not what you would expect from the usual glitzy pageant .
Another Judge for the competition is Andria Vassiliou CEO of Cetuem London. Andria said “We are delighted to be involved again this year with the Miss England contest, especially as all the contestants in this qualifying round have made the brave decision to go make-up free. We at Cetuem believe in helping all, regardless of skin colour and skin condition, to achieve the perfect flawless complexion that doesn’t necessitate the use of make-up. We are proud to empower women and give them confidence in their natural beauty”
The final make up free catwalk for the competition is being held on Friday 29th September at 3pm at the Taj hotels Edwardian Suite.
Three winners will be chosen to represent CETUEM SKINCARE in the Miss England national final next Spring.
The Fab UK Top Model round will be held on the same date but later in the evening where a team of make up artists will create a completely different look for the contestants taking part.
The current Miss England Jessica Gagen (28) an aerospace engineer graduate will be representing England at the 71st Miss World in Delhi India in December this year.
To see the contestants taking part please go to this link
For more information about The Taj 51 Buckingham Gate visit here
For more information about Cetuem please visit this link
Celebrity Hairdresser Dar Bardot invited to judge Miss Englands first regional make up free heat
3 weeks ago
Dar is a hair designer who goes beyond simply cutting hair. He sees his clients as canvases, crafting hair designs that make them look younger, fresher, and easier to manage at home. His salon, located at the prestigious Taj Hotel in London, is a sought-after destination for lucky individuals who secure an appointment.
The Taj 51 Buckingham gate Suites & Residences is hosting Miss Englands first ever make up Free regional heat & the FabUK Top Model final on Friday 29th September , both taking place in the luxurious Edwardian 1 & 2 Suites located within the hotel .
Dar has been invited to be a judge on Friday 29th September at Miss England’s first make up free regional heat in association with Cetuem London
Head over to the Miss England app to read more about Dar and see some of his famous clients.
The Miss England App is FREE to download and available on google play or the app store
Visit Dars website here www.hairbydar.com
Cetuem become Headline sponsor for the Make up Free London & South East contest
4 weeks ago
The Miss England office are delighted to announce that Cetuem London are now the headline sponsor for the Make up Free London & South East Qualifier which takes place on Friday 29th September 2023 at the Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites & Residences.
In 2022, Cetuem the award winning beauty brand became the skincare partner for the Bare Face Top Model round won by Politics student Melisa Raouf which received world wide press coverage.
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We are a family owned business with a heritage of excellence in the Hair, Beauty and Nail Industry. We have a passion for perfection and manufacture products to the highest of quality. We have developed extensive ranges from our SCR Gold Skin Care Range to our Award Winning Body Shaping Treatment.We are a British company and we manufacture all our products within the UK and strongly believe that by keeping everything close to home ensures the highest of quality is delivered. Our ingredients however are sourced from all over the world, using fresh, exotic and the finest extracts to ensure maximum results.
THE PHILOSOPHY ‘THE ESSENCE OF NATURE COMBINED WITH THE TECHNOLOGY OF SCIENCE.’©
This philosophy is what Cetuem is all about. Our core family members hold a diverse wealth of knowledge in cosmetic science, naturopathy, osteopathy and cosmetology. It is this vast variety of expertise that gives a thorough understanding of the body’s skin, hair and its physiology along with a thorough understanding of science and the best ingredients that nature has to offer that makes Cetuem special. We manufacture all our own products in Britain and only offer products that provide long lasting results, products that will make a difference, products that are full of nature. Our products are kept universal; ranges that can be shared between partners, between siblings and across ages.
Where we are
Our head office is in North London and we supply individuals and salons across the UK, Europe and the USA.
Cetuem was founded over 30 years ago by husband and wife team, John and Andria Vassiliou. Both founders individually have over 40 years of experience in the industry and it is more than just a career, but a way of life for them. John began in the hair and beauty trade just a boy following in his father’s footsteps and Andria, upon qualifying as a cosmetologist in the early 1970s, went into teaching the beauty trade for a number of years. They met through their different paths in beauty and have been working together since 1971. In 1987, Cetuem was born.
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Melisa Raouf a politics student at Kings College London decided to enter the Miss England 2022 semi final completely make up free alongside contestants wearing make up! This impressed the judges at Cetuem who voted her the Bare Face Top model winner and she gained direct entry to the Miss England National finals where she finished 3rd runner up , again completely make up free! Melisa received global attention about her decision to compete make up free in the whole pageant and will be a judge at the first ever completely make up free Miss England Heat ! ( Photo by Alan Strutt)