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My Entertainment: Make up extraordinaire Kate Goodwin

Dubai-based make-up maven and founder of Illumin8 Media MakeUp Studio, Kate Goodwin, spills on classic romcoms and A-list crushes

  • By Farah Andrews and Nyree Mcfarlane, Scene magazine
  • Published: 13:20 August 28, 2012
  • Scene

Kate Goodwin
  • Image Credit: Supplied picture
  • Dubai-based make-up maven and founder of Illumin8 Media MakeUp Studio, Kate Goodwin.

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Favourite film of all time? Pretty Woman and Goodfellas
Favourite film seen in last month? The Sitter, I cried with laughter the whole way through!
Ultimate movie icon? ET
Movie character you’d most like to play? Catwoman, just so I could try the outfit on
Favourite movie quote? “You had me at hello” – Jerry Maguire
Favourite movie snack? Sweet popcorn
Current favourite TV show? The Only Way Is Essex
First record you ever bought? Buffalo Stance, Neneh Cherry
Last song downloaded? The One, Eric Benet
Favourite band? Don’t have one, more of a soul girl!
Song to be played at your funeral? Lean On Me, Bill Withers
Best album of all time? Far too many, I love my music
Song guaranteed to get you on the dance floor? Roses Are Red, The Mac Band


Favourite fashion capital? London
Favourite restaurant in the UAE? I love Zuma
And what dish do you always order there? The Black cod
Last book read? Only Love Is Real, Dr Brian Weiss
Last thing you bought? A little black dress
Favourite holiday destination? Thailand
Favourite hotel? I love Absolute Sanctuary in Koh Samui, Thailand
Best website?
Favourite celebrity hottie? It’s a tie between Matthew McConaughey and Eric Benet
Personal motto? Go with the flow
Describe yourself in three words? Kind, creative and passionate
Word or phrase you most say? “D’you know what I mean?”
Your signature cooking dish? Stuffed chicken and Portuguese rice

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