Archive for the ‘Makeup’ Category

Behind the scenes with Daniella Perkins from Nickelodeon’s new Knight Squad.

Saturday, May 5th, 2018

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Torrey DeVitto for the Golden Globes.

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Lovely Torrey DeVitto from NBC’s Chicago Med on the red carpet for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards Instyle Magazine party 1/7/2018. Makeup by me.

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Seventeen Magazine.

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

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Makeup on Lizzy Greene for Seventeen Magazine.

Beauty doesn’t rinse off.

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

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Desert Beauty.

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

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Makeup has become so heavy and so thick with contour and highlight. Personally, I’ve had enough. Now that I’m based in the desert, I’ve made the decision to give up foundation. Less is more! As skin matures you might want to chart a course for refinement and rejuvenation. Otherwise- makeup can really become mask like on the skin. Consider your environment, as well. Where I live the temperatures are high and the air is dry. Skin protection comes first for me now. Concealer only where I need it. I’ve simplified everything. Especially my makeup bag. A perfect multi-use palette that’s changed the makeup game for me is from Nude & Noir – it has everything I need to highlight, shade, contour and add a pop of color. It’s vegan and the packaging is a gorgeous eggplant color that I find myself slightly obsessed with….

Nudus.

Monday, May 18th, 2015

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I do a ton of research and I’ve noticed that so much organic product goodness and truly conscious, mindful, progressive new brands are coming out of Australia. So many fantastic brands I’ve discovered and become interested in recently all turn out to magically be Australian. Here is yet another recent discovery based in Sydney- Nudus. With handcrafted, certified organic ingredients and Bioactive Ayurvedic pigments and extracts these lipsticks are extraordinary. The ingredient list which is comprised of all organic flowers, fruits, herbs, organic cold pressed oils and minerals means that these lipsticks are health minded. Lipstick that is actually good for you. Packed with vitamins, super foods and antioxidants, your lips are nourished and protected with long lasting extraordinarily beautiful, super-natural color. Learn more about Nudus HERE.

Actress Daniella Alonso for the cover of Most Magazine.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

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Makeup by me!

Tarte Amazonian Clay Volumizing Brow and Hair Powder.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

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I’m a huge fan of Tarte both personally and professionally. When I’m discussing favorite brands with a progressive focus on ethics, ingredients and formulations- Tarte always comes up. Tarte makes it easy to check their product ingredients and my vegan friends will be grateful to know that they can go to the Tarte website where you will find a page letting us all know what products within the brand are vegan. You might be surprised to know that Tarte has an actual vegan collection. These are Tarte products that are not just cruelty free, but are formulated vegan. This is one of them. Tarte Amazonian Clay Volumizing Brow and Hair Powder is part of Tarte’s vegan collection and has a super impressive selection of shades. If you desire thicker brows with dimension this powder will do the trick. Also, as the name implies- this powder can be used anywhere on the scalp to fill in any areas of thinning hair.
In selecting your shade for brows a good tip is to aim for a shade closest to or just a tad lighter than your own natural shade to keep it most natural in appearance.
Learn more and find your perfect shade match here….

New Year Inspiration.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Currently drawing inspiration from favorite Art….

Rene Gruau….

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Eugenio Carmi….

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Paula’s Choice.

Monday, December 8th, 2014

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When I began my career as a professional Makeup Artist, certain books were standard research. Anything by Kevyn Aucoin, Bobbi Brown, Scavullo on Beauty and “Don’t Go To The Cosmetics Counter Without Me” by Paula Begoun. This book is the holy grail of cosmetics ingredients and skincare research. That concern for safe cosmetics and attention to the latest research has gone into her own line- Paula’s Choice. The full line can be found here….