Category: The Makeup Show LA

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

Makeup Show LA (2013): The Exhibit Floor

Here’s the rest of the general ambiance at The Makeup Show. Like I said, I avoided shooting some of the regulars (INGLOT, Embroylisse, Velour Lashes, ect). But everyone was there… I always enjoy the spectacle at these shows. This makeup was amazing in person. Every year, I’m impressed with the

The Makeup Show LA (2013): Newbies NARS & Ellis Faas

Instead of taking pictures of the usual folks who are there every year, I decided to focus on the newbies. Ellis Faas showed up for the first time… and NARS! OMG NARS was there and the customers went NUTS. They offered a pro/show discount of 30% and it was enough

The Makeup Show LA (2012): The Haul

Hey Guys! Here’s what I ended up hauling from The Makeup Show. I went in with a (mental) list and a budget, and even ‘pre-ordered’ my Hakuhodo Brushes, because they don’t bring everything to the shows. So I knew exactly what I wanted when I went in. I also  managed

The Makeup Show LA 2012: In Pictures

Whew… I’m finally back home! Up at 5am… at the show by 9… out much later than I intended. I’m pretty sure that my feet will file for legal separation from the rest of my body. They hurt SO bad. I wore the wrong footwear. SMH. I had a blast

The Makeup Show LA: Haul & Swatches

Yes yes, I know. I promised to just LOOK and not touch! But I couldn’t help it… some of the stuff is LOVELY. I didn’t do too much damage. I just got a few things that are not yet widely available, and that I can get the deepest discounts on

The Makeup Show LA: Pro Education From David Hernandez

I went to one of the pro classes this time. David Hernandez stressed the importance of thinking outside any conventional ‘product’ and thinking and behaving like an artist: Good class. He used unconventional products to make this face… even talked about making EVERYTHING from scratch, including foundations. I loved it.

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