Can you believe that Christmas Eve will be here in just 12 Days? I don’t know about you but our house is all decorated complete with presents under the Tree. I’m feeling very organized this year (after last year’s gift-wrapping all-nighter!). But with invitations for more get-togethers arriving daily, and friends and family visiting, I wouldn’t be surprised if there’s at least 1 or 2 who have slipped my mind.… Click here to read more
First day of Summer and it’s a scorcher! Are you all staying cool and hydrated?
I’m loving the heat and the pretty Summer dresses you ladies are wearing. My job (the Makeup one) has me dressed in black from head to toe everyday. (Boo!) So I’m kicking it up a notch with my Summer brights in accessories and makeup whenever possible.
I’ve read plenty of tweets and blogs about heat-busting makeup tricks and tips. Mine are pretty simple:
1) Don’t skip moisturizer (or your skin could produce more oil to compensate for feeling dry).… Click here to read more
Makeup artists are oftened inspired to create looks by the colors or textures they see in Fashion makeup itself, but I love looking at the Creative Director/Artist’s inspiration behind a Collection: the colours, hues and shade names. And no one else does it as well as Francois Nars, whose shade names range from places he’s been (Laguna, Fiji, Barcelona), movies and big screen icons he’s seen (Schiapp, Doll Face) to nature and feelings [ehem] Hello, need I say more?… Click here to read more
One of the brushes I tend to lose (misplaced? Stolen? Borrowed forever??) most often is my Cheek Colour/Blusher Brush. Second on the list would be my Flat Liner brushes! So I pack 2-4 at least just in case. But when I lost my Nars Yachiyo Brush ($50.00), I was so sad…
The Yachiyo Brush …”With its gently tapered spiral dome head, this brush is perfect for application of powder and color. Its multi-functional design is excellent for defining cheekbones, highlighting the complexion, as well as blending and diffusing color on or around the eye area.… Click here to read more