Category: Professional Grade

Makeup Show Haul: Le Maquillage Pro Foundation Palette (Part 1)

Put down the BBU Palette and push aside Make Up For Ever… Le Maquillage is out to destroy everything  you ‘think’ you know about the ultimate foundation palette. This palette features THIRTY SIX different pans for foundation, concealer, and every type of color correction you can imagine. I have to

Professional Grade: SuperWoman

I had the pleasure of working with the lovely Natascha Hopkins. She’s an actress/stuntwoman who regularly doubles for the likes of : I think she’s a dead ringer for Zoe, and I can see that she can easily do ‘movement’ replacement for Kerry and Jada. For the shoot, we kept 

Professional Grade: Set Etiquette

I’ve been searching for the right words to lay out my feelings about set etiquette (and general professionalism), so I looked to the experts for a little help: Greene Street Beauty pretty much covers a bunch of things that SHOULD be common sense… but unfortunately are not. So, this week,

FOTD: The Beauty Director

The Alakazia show meant plenty of cameras, and video, so I was informed that I should probably not show up to set looking a mess. Alakazia wanted a general ’40’s vibe for the makeup, with fresh skin and a statement lip. So I did something similar on myself. FACE Diorskin

Professional Grade: Alakazia Fashion + Art Happening

In about 24 hours, designer extraordinaire Alakazia is taking over a fabulous space in Downtown LA. First there was a text, then a phone call… then plans to bring it all together. And would I please handle the beauty aspect …?… and then there was something about  me deciding that

Professional Grade: Greene Street Beauty

Well, I don’t know why it took me so long to find these women. One day I was poking around the internet looking for a review on Koyudo brushes, and BAM! There they were. In a Youtube world full of ‘gurus’ who one day decided to pick up a makeup

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

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