Month: July 2011

Professional Grade: The Bride wore Peau Vierge

I spent the day floating around Newport Beach (harbor) on a yacht today. My client, the bride, wanted to be classically dramatic with polished skin and a strong red lip: For her look, I blended Le Metier de Beaute’s Peau Vierge with her foundation. The result was smooth, polished skin

FOTD: Bridal Party

I was the last person to get ready. It’s always like that… I show up barefaced, get everyone else ready and then slap some makeup on my own face: FACE Illamasqua Skin Base (#14) Kevyn Aucoin Diaphonous Radiance Powder Guerlain Terra Inca Radiant Powder (blush) EYES Rock & Republic eyeshadow

Hot Off The Red Carpet Giveaway: The Winner Is…

Jess! Congratulations! You won: Gold Clutch Lancome Hypnose Drama mascara Urban Decay 24/7 Eye Pencil in Zero Lorac 3D Lipgloss Lorac Tantalizing Bronzer Lorac Eyeshadow Duo in Tease Me Lorac Eyeshadow Duo in Tempt Me   Jess, I’ve sent you an email. You’ll need to email be back within 48

Chanel Autumn 2011: Illusion d’Ombre (Epatant)

Time for another review and comparison. I think I rather like this one. I thought it might be too glittery at first, but I’ve found that Epatant adds a nice bit of ‘light’ to other colors. Creasing aside, this one is shaping up to be one of my favorites. As

FOTD: Summer Greens

I didn’t really have a plan… I just wanted something fresh and green(ish): FACE Illamasqua Skin Base (#14) Koh Gen Do Translucent Powder Chanel Blush In Rose Ecrin EYESRock & Republic Eyeshadow in Tribal (brows) Louise Young Eyeshadow in Ting (browbone) Rock & Republic Eyeshadow in Hangover (lids and under

Practical Application: Chanel Quartz Nail Polish

These Chanel Autumn 2011 polishes are just amazing. I love every single one of them. Today, I did my nails in Quartz… On me it comes out a distinct shimmer taupe. In the sunlight, I can catch hints of pink and multi-colored shimmer. Each one of these polishes has such

Tarte for True Blood: Take Two

I can admit when I’m wrong. I was browsing through Sephora and I SWEAR that Tarte for True Blood eyeshadow palette was calling my name! Yep.. that’s my story. So I went over to swatch it… and damn if every single shadow wasn’t silky and pigmented as all get out!

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