Women had the opportunity to hear the latest make-up tips at a charity beauty night in St Albans.

Elizabeth Arden, which is based at Boots in St Peters Street, organised the fundraiser in aid of the St Albans Bereavement Network.

Skin-care specialist Joseph Hernandez, hosted the evening and gave guests an insight into the world of an international make-up artist.

Vivian Lawson, network manager at the charity, thanked staff at the store for setting up the event.

She said: "The generous donation was much appreciated by the St Albans Bereavement Network and will be used in our work to support bereaved families in our local community."