Kid in a candy story time! And a dirty little beauty fake it secret… If you love makeup and how it can change your looks from glum to glam, you’re gonna like this one. Especially, some of the tricks of the beauty trade. First thing to consider is that all makeup is not created equal. There’s consumer cosmetics that many times have more advertising puff than powder puff. And then there’s the pro brands that must stand up to the […]
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It can take a lot of the right makeup to look better than natural on camera. One of my favorite pitstops to see what makeup artist pros use in their kits is The Makeup Show by The Powder Group trade show for beauty gurus. These may not be makeup brands that you see advertised in the pages of magazines, but are the brands used on many the models. >> READ: Professional Beauty Finds- What’s In Your Makeup Artist’s Pro Kit via The […]
Just like a good recipe, it’s all about the ingredients… Of course they are talented & know how to make you look gorge, but it’s also about what products the professional makeup artist uses to create that master touch. Brad Boles and I have told you about how many beauty products that we actually toss, before we find the few great things to share with you. I did a pit stop over at The Makeup Show that wrapped in New […]
Expired Cosmetics Mean It’s Time To Spring Clean Your Makup Bag
Alexander McQueen used makeup & his imagination to create fantasy, rebellion, and edge that was beyond fashion On February 12, the fashion world lost one of their greatest creators. McQueen was a creator and used his imagination to create fantasy, rebellion, and edge to fashion. His unconventional shock tactics earned him the “British Designer of the Year” 4 times during his career. Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Bjork and Sarah Jessica Parker were amongst his clients. Alexander McQueen used makeup to make […]
Have you noticed that mineral makeup is a big deal and not sure why? It’s all in the ingredients but most of us don’t even know what’s in makeup to begin with!Most mineral foundations contain no oil, talc or fragrance which is nice for sensitive or problem skintypes.
Love the look of smokey eyes but don’t want to look like a squirrel? Makeup tips to get it right. We have all been in the mood for the sultry, sexy, smokey look at one time or another. Mary-Kate Olson‘s glam makeup makes us swoon. But, how exactly do we get the look without looking like a squirrel? Some people prefer a more dramatic look which is thicker. A more natural smokey look will be thinner and cleaner. Here are […]
NARS 15×15 limited edition book to celebrate the beauty company’s 15th anniversary.
Fashion Week beauty prep to stay pretty all day long…Beauty Tip: Use a generous amount of loose powder under your eyes before applying your eye shadow. Looking for a time saving tip to keep your makeup fresh and fabulous for Fashion Week?Use a generous amount of loose powder under your eyes before applying your eye shadow. Now you don’t have to worry about your eye shadow sprinkling under your eyes and becoming messy when you try to clean it up […]
Help, I’m in a summer makeup meltdown… When it becomes summer in the city, or in the country for that matter, I know many women who decide to wear much less or no makeup at all. Besides the fact that it can feel like it’s suffocating your pores when they want to breathe, makeup just tends to literally melt off the face when the temps go up. I’m here to tell you that just because the mercury is rising doesn’t […]
Beauty bonanza, stock up until you drop…M.A.C. Cosmetics is having a 25% off Friends and Family sale online. They have NEVER done this before. At the end of the holidays they had a 25% off sale on their holiday kits (and that was unheard of!)! Use code
Gender bender beauty continues…I saw that British minx Dame Edna on Broadway on one of her hilarious Royal Tours a number of years ago with the grandmas– we all loved her humor, her neon lilac wig, and her fabu spectacles. But is she a tongue-in-chic beauty icon?Well, Mac Cosmetics thinks so.