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  • BIG beauty round up: What makeup do professional makeup artists really use?


    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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  • Bond Girl Makeup- Follow these step-by-step makeup tips for some 007 beauty thrills

    Skyfall makeup parody

    Have you seen the James Bond movie, “Skyfall” yet? I did and absolutely loved it.  Daniel Craig is right up there with Sean Connery in my book as best 007 and this movie has plenty of that old school sex appeal. Bérénice Marlohe is as gorgeous as expected as the new Bond girl. Here’s something cool that you can takeaway: We’ve got the “Skyfall” makeup parody! Doesn’t the model, above, look like a Bond girl? >>MORE: Beauty Yup, celebrity makeup artist, Kristina…

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  • Top 10 Professional Beauty Finds- Use What Makeup Artist Pros Use via The Makeup Show

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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…

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  • N.Y.C. New York Color Glams Up Drugstore Make Up


    Beauty Products Review: Cheap chic cosmetics N.Y.C. New York Color is taking their line international and to celebrate its revamped launch they held a handful of intimate makeover sessions in a chic loft space in Manhattan, each session tailored to the skin tones and features of each woman present. The fact that only four sessions were had, each with roughly 10-12 woman, made it feel very exclusive. Bare faced upon arrival and after the makeup artist touched me up at…

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  • Professional Beauty Finds- What’s In Your Makeup Artist’s Pro Kit via The Makeup Show


    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…

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  • Beauty Product Reviews and Tips- Conceal Dark Circles and How to Sculpt Your Face

    My Sculpted Face Palette by It Comestics "sculpts" your face to be the most flawless YOU!

    The challenge to conceal dark circles started our product search & ended with a fantastic little box of tricks known to fashion and movie make-up artists for over a hundred years! I have been in the fashion, music video and film world as a make-up artist for over 25 years. Sharon Haver put me to the challenge to find the best dark circle concealer that does not look caked or dry for under and over eyes, and a great way…

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  • YouTube Make-Up Video bug hits Courtney Love & Lauren Luke goes major


    “The makeup tutorial bandwagon gets bigger…Lauren Luke, YouTube makeup queen isn’t the only one rocking out on the beauty tipsDIY makeup videos have become a Youtube phenomenon.There’s a video how-to to copy almost every celebrity look that you can imagine.Courtney Love is apparently a big fan of the makeup tutorial craze and created her own take on how she applies her makeup in what is billed as her first and last makeup tutorial on Youtube. Lauren Luke, the 27 year…

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  • Mr. Beauty Tips: Summer Makeup Tips to Beat the Heat

    Summer makeup tips to beat the heat

    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…

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  • Models Without Hair and Makeup


    And, they all woke up that way, not! One of my main reasons to launch Focus on Style as a syndicated column way back when was because as a stylist, I kept hearing myself reassure women that almost anyone can make the most of what they’ve got if they only know how to work it with the proper skills. Instead of feeling sorry for oneself that she was not born “amazing,” women need to understand the professional effort behind the…

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