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March 1, 2018

One of my wishes in this life was to have seen a stunning portrait of my great grandmother Anna. She had gorgeous blue eyes with long silvery white hair that she would pull up in a headscarf every day. I always wondered how she looked without the wrinkles and white hair. It will remain a mystery to me and of course, it didn’t help that my family could not recall or describe what she looked like at a more adolescent […]

January 18, 2018

You have just completed your makeup look after looking at youtube tutorial or better yet hired a professional makeup artist to do your makeup. You look stunning and want to keep it that way even after you dance under the stars all night. Here are few tips to freshen up your makeup for an all-nighter […]

October 5, 2017

I have heard it repeatedly, and it doesn’t matter if you are male or female, most people hate how they look in photos. It’s the first thing someone would mention before a photo session and possibly why a person would avoid one in the first place. Hence the reason why selfies are so popular because […]

May 4, 2017

Some brands consistently deliver superior products to their customers, and for me, Estee Lauder comes to mind immediately. Here are a few of my top faves that I use and also apply on my clients. Estee Lauder Stay in Place Double Wear Eyeliner – Onyx It’s the only eyeliner that personally uses because it goes […]

March 4, 2017

Skin toner must have middle child syndrome. It is neglected. and often left out of the skin care routine. Despite all we heard how important it is to cleanse, tone and moisturize our skin day –  how many of us tone.  I could tell you from my experience that I used to skip this step all […]

February 21, 2017

Sweat, makeup’s worst enemy. Or is it. While makeup artists have the tools and techniques to prohibit shine, we can rarely do much about sweat because it is like rain – unless you have mystical powers that can control the elements. Don’t lose hope; there are ways to keep your makeup intact even while you […]

March 24, 2016

There are so many foundations in the market that you could literally wreck your brain trying to decide which is the best formula for your skin type. Even for professional makeup artists, we are constantly on the search for the Holy Grail foundation that will meet, if not all, most of our clients’ needs. Now […]

February 24, 2016

  Before you visit your makeup artist for a trial, always walk with pictures to show the makeup you like. Download images of the makeup you love and even of the ones you don’t love. This research is key to the success of your bridal trial as in most cases a makeup artist may not […]

October 14, 2015

    What elements determine a strong professional headshot versus an amateur snapshot? Often overlooked but is so important is the use of a professional hair and make-up artist. This is true especially for women, of course, (but men can always benefit from a little shine removal and evening-out of the skin). Just because we do […]

October 6, 2015

Due to the growth of social media, our online appearance can be just as important, or even more important than our in-person image due to how many people view online profiles including decision makers. While a grainy profile picture might not look as bad to a potential employer as an image of you taking body […]