Category: Koh Gen Do

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

Professional Grade: Making Concealer

Shame on me for not sharing this with you guys sooner. I picked up a trick while at the Makeup Show back in March. I was talking to the Koh Gen Do rep and she showed me how to make concealer. No… really. I paid a visit to my local

The Makeup Show LA (2013): Swatches!

Here are swatches of my goodies from The Makeup Show: NARS Multiple in G-Spot: NARS Satin Lip Pencil in Golshan (top) and Het Loo (bottom) NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer in Ginger: *remember that I tend to go very light with concealers. I tend to add a lot of light under

The Makeup Show (2013): The Haul!

I did really good. I got exactly what I wanted, and exactly what I needed. Nothing to take up space in my already overstuffed collection. I was very proud of myself. 🙂   I ended up with goodies from NARS, Ellis Faas, Koh Gen Do, and … of course… Hakuhodo.

February Favorites (2013)

I’m going to continue with the monthly ‘favorites’ list. I think it forces me to really sort through my makeup and skin care and gauge performance (and $$ worth) in a practical way. So here are my favorites for the month of February: Sunday Riley JUNO: I know, I know!

FOTD: Glasses!

Hey Guys, It’s been forever and a day since I did an FOTD (seems like). I’ve been wearing my glasses a lot lately (yes, I wear glasses on occasion) so I’ve adjusted my makeup accordingly. I tend to focus more on lips when I’m wearing my glasses and just keep

January Favorites

I thought I’d start a ‘favorites’ series for 2013… and highlight one item from each category of any given beauty routine. So here are my January Favorites: Skin: Koh Gen D Oriental Plants Balm   This stuff is so good. I use it for just about everything now, from emergency

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