Modern Renaissance Palette- love it or leave it?

  Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance palette is undeniably  THE palette of the summer..but does it live up to the hype? Pro-pick or Pro-Noooooo?   I will be 100% honest, I was going to skip this product based on packaging alone.  The crushed velvet, especially in light purple is NOT my jam. I feel theContinue reading “Modern Renaissance Palette- love it or leave it?”

Summer Date Night Makeup

YASSS summer time is here! My list of summer faves Product breakdown for this look- FACE: PRIMER: Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Water -I like this product especially in summer since it’s light and hydrating! FOUNDATION: Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation -I’m more oily in the summer so this product is FAB..& it’s SPF  15! CONCEALER:Continue reading “Summer Date Night Makeup”

My FAVE Summer Highlight!

Happy Summer, Dolls! One of my favorite parts of this sunny season is how extreme highlighting is not only acceptable but encouraged! I always feel prettier with a major glow. I’ve tried SO many different products..but this one takes the cake! After using it on not only myself these past couple weeks, but my clientsContinue reading “My FAVE Summer Highlight!”

The perfect Holiday RED LIP!

Merry Christmas Eve-eve!!! Anyone else been OBSESSED with rocking a festive lip this season? -LOVE!   Here’s some tips I use on myself & my clients for a true red lip that LASTS! Step 1: NYX Wonder Pencil -> Apply on and lined around lips. This will prevent bleeding and feathering of the color. ItsContinue reading “The perfect Holiday RED LIP!”

A touch of shimmer- night out make up

Hey beautiful! Crazy the holidays are upon us-MY FAVORITE TIME OF THE YEAR…one of my fun secrets to winter time night-out looks is the perfect product combination for glowy-skin. This creates the look of perfectly hydrated (despite the seasonal dry out) & festive make up! Product Breakdown Skin  -prep with Make Up Forever primer, MIXContinue reading “A touch of shimmer- night out make up”

Give 2012 a CLASSIC Kiss Good Bye- GET THE LOOK.

Another year has passed, and I’m so pleased to say..2012 has been my most rewarding, exciting, adventerous year yet. There were valleys and peaks, of course…but Im gratful for each and every experience. That being said, I’m posting my first ever- “GET THE LOOK”. My beautiful, dear friend Ashlee rocked a classic glam look forContinue reading “Give 2012 a CLASSIC Kiss Good Bye- GET THE LOOK.”

Makeup 101: Make up SHELF LIFE

Make up 101 continues with the most vital review – make up shelf life and when is the right time to dispose of old products. All us ladies have a little stash of “just in case” make up. Colors we bought that we thought were fab, came home, HATED but think could work for someContinue reading “Makeup 101: Make up SHELF LIFE”

Makeup 101: Foundations

Make up 101 continues after PRIMERS comes FOUNDATIONS. What is foundation? What kind is right for you? How do you pick the correct shade? Foundation is used to even out skin tone and conceal blemishes. There are countless different options when it comes to selection, and picking the right option for you, from color to tone,Continue reading “Makeup 101: Foundations”

Makeup 101: Primers

Make up basics..Lets start at SQUARE ONE. Primers: What are they? What is their purpose? Benefits? When are they applied? Brands? A primer is your first step in application for a flawless foundation coverage. It is designed for smoothing out fine lines and insuring the longevity of your wear.  It prepares the canvas (your face) for the application of cosmeticsContinue reading “Makeup 101: Primers”