Category: Naimies

Beauty Breakdown: Contoured Natural

The first in a series of pictures have come back from the recent shoot I did with Nadirah Bahar and Edo. I wanted to keep some of the shots as ‘natural’ as possible (we were shooting in natural lighting with no additional ‘help’ from artificial light sources, but I still

Professional Grade: Twin Peeks

The twins called … well, texted me last week and wanted to know if I could do their makeup on Sunday? They were specific about what they wanted to look like (Black eyes/nude lips for Nina… Bronze smoke for Shayla)… so I was aware of what needed to be done

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

Prepping for Work

I have a few projects coming up for the rest of the month, and I had to take stock of my supplies and make a trip to the local beauty havens. I normally get my essentials from three key supply stores: http://www.naimies.com/ This one is the biggest. They carry a

FOTN: Berry Flush

This weather has been so Autumn appropo lately. Clear, crisp days with a brisk breeze. I’m loving it! If makeup can create wind kissed cheeks and a bitten lip… FACE Estee Lauder DoubleWear Light (5.0) Shu Uemura Translucent Powder Chanel Blush in Plum Attraction EYES MAC Pigment in Naked Dark

(FOTN) Gold Standard: Black Gold

This look was rather extreme… though I must confess I actually went out after doing it. Anyway… here goes: FACE Guerlain Parure Gold Foundation (06) MAC Mineralize Blush in Light Over Dark Armani Gold Rush Powder EYES Belmacz Blitz (browbone) MUFE Eyeshadow in 04 (lid) L’Oreal Hip Powder Kohl in

Here comes the… makeup artist

After making up everyone and their mother (literally), I dedicated about 15-20 minutes to doing something to my own face… Quick, fast and in a hurry… FACE: Shu Uemura Nobara Stick Foundation in #524 Guerlain Meteorites Chanel Blush in In Love EYES: Chanel Eyeshadow in Khaki Vert Chanel Eyeshadow in

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