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Month: July 2013

Shahada’s Little Helpers: Koh Gen Do Makeup Color Base (Yellow)

This is one of those little ‘tricks’ that makeup artists use to correct either a foundation or a skin tone, to make it look like they (or a client) were born with perfectly ‘color balanced’ skin. Koh Gen Do makes several makeup bases for color correction, including pink and pearl

The Skin Regime: Week 9 (The Peel)

Hey Guys, It’s time to update my progress on The Skin Regime Boot Camp, and reveal the peel I’ve been using to get the job done. Initially, I was unable to talk specifically about the peel, under instructions from Skin Regime founder Dana Ramos. But I’m happy to report that

FOTD: Diorskin Airflash CC Primer

I used the new Diorskin Airflash CC Primer for this FOTD, to see how it would hold up on my oily skin. It claims to add a ‘radiance’ to your skin while prepping it for foundation application. The color really is universal (it goes on white and blends out sheer),

Blushed: Kat Von D Blush in Por Vida

I have to admit, when I first saw this blush I did not think it would work for warm skin tones. Por Vida is a shimmery Coral Pink, and the tester was so pale (Sephora), that I didn’t see much potential in the swatch. But then I opened the box

Professional Grade: Twin Peeks – Happy Happy Birthday!

Has it already been a year? The lovely twins dropped by for birthday makeup. Shayla is ready to drop her precious bundle any second, but she was up for a sepia toned smoky eye with a touch of shimmer. Big sister Ninah wanted to look fresh and washed in a

Glow On: Laura Mercier ‘SpellBound’ Face Illuminator

Even if you think you don’t need another highlighter (I certainly don’t need one)… the Laura Mercier SpellBound Face Illuminator is worth a swatch. Designed with a ‘warmer’ palette in mind… the shimmery highlighter is mostly golden, with just a hint of rose tossed in for good measure. I fell

Product Review: Chantecaille Radiant Gel Bronzer

The Chantecaille Radiance Gel Bronzer is one of those things you don’t think you need, until you use it. After that, you wonder how you possibly got along without it all this time. I’m now on my second tube of this stuff, and thought I’d share it with you guys

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