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Spring Fling: Peach Lips

Spring Fling: Peach Lips

A makeup trend for Spring, that I happen to love, is peach lips. It’s a look that is feminine and sweet, and would be ideal for bridal makeup. As seen at this year’s Golden Globes on actresses Emma Stone and Michelle Williams. Their peach lips were a subtle yet polished counterpart to their pretty overallContinue Reading

Coming Soon… {More} NARS Illuminators

Coming Soon… {More} NARS Illuminators

When Francois Nars created the Illuminator last year we all knew what shade it was going to be. The iconic, and universally flattering, golden peachy pink blush Orgasm. Illuminators are sheer weightless fluids that leave the skin with a radiant and glowing finish. Clients of mine often desire a fresh, glowing look {a la JenniferContinue Reading

Best Beauty Looks From 2010

Best Beauty Looks From 2010

With the new year only a few days away, I thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of the more memorable, and beautiful, looks from 2010. These celebrities {and their makeup artists but of course} really out did themselves in my humble opinion. Some of these images are from theContinue Reading

Q & A with BB: Corrective Makeup

Q & A with BB: Corrective Makeup

Q.  I just had a question regarding corrective techniques with makeup. When you are doing bridal makeup, or just any kind of makeup, do you always follow the corrective techniques in regards to various face shapes? To create the ‘oval’ shape, using the contouring and highlighting to alter the face shape. Same with the techniques forContinue Reading

M.A.C. Viva Glam

M.A.C. Viva Glam

One of the great things about working for M.A.C., aside from, the invaluable training, the employee discount and the fun and creative work environment, was the M.A.C. Viva Glam collection and the subsequent M.A.C. AIDS fund. Many companies donate a portion of their proceeds to various charities, but M.A.C. is one of the few IContinue Reading

Try It Buy It: M.A.C. Pro Longwear Foundation

Try It Buy It: M.A.C. Pro Longwear Foundation

In my line of work, I need makeup that lasts. If I applied makeup to one of my bride clients, and it didn’t stay fresh and amazing through endless hugs and kisses, cake eating {smashing}, or if it didn’t last until well after the last dance? Well, let’s just say they would be throwing thingsContinue Reading

Oil Slick

Oil Slick

The BP oil spill wasn’t the only disaster this summer. It was one of the hottest summers in years and that meant two things in the looks department: frizzy, poufy hair and shiny, greasy skin. People who never dealt with oil issues before encountered what many often deal with everyday, oily skin. With summer nowContinue Reading

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