The first PHAME (Professional Hair and Makeup Expo) got underway today. Now that IMATS has morphed into… well… something else, this pro-invite event lured several hundred makeup adventure seekers to Pasadena to see what’s what. Now, it’s 100+ degrees these days (no… really), so I was not interested in wearing
I stepped out for a late breakfast with a few colleagues for a pre-ceremony brunch (most of us are working this evening). I wanted to look fresh and ‘open’ and keep everything on the neutral side. So this is what I did: FACE Tom Ford Traceless Foundation (Praline) By Terry
This is the ‘pinker’ version of the matte lipsticks, in the new Tom Ford Jasmine Rouge Collection. It’s the ‘brighter’ cousin to Diabolique, and is better suited to neutral and cool undertones. Like all Tom Ford lipsticks, the pigmentation level in this little tube is off the charts: You can
I don’t know why it took me so long to post about this (I think I might have forgotten)… but I LOVE this palette. It’s been my ‘go to’ palette for a while. I got my first one about a year ago, and have since replaced it with a new
The Tom Ford Cream Color in Platinum came and went. No sooner was it released, than it was sold out… so many beauties had no choice but to hunt for a dupe. I think I ‘might’ have found it. During a makeup hunt for unusual and ugly colors (I am
For Holiday 2012, Tom Ford released a complimentary lipstick collection to accompany the Jasmin Rouge Fragrance. The four lipsticks are all shades of red, meant to flatter every skin tone. There are two shimmer, and two matte colors. The darkest matte color, Diabolique, is the one that caught my eye.
This is Polyanna. You guys remember her from the Backstage story some posts back: http://shahadakarim.blogspot.com/2012/07/professional-grade-behind-scenes-of.html I used the new Urban Decay Naked Foundation in 4.5 and 5. Polyanna had a bit of a tan, so we had to go a little darker with the foundation to match her skin tone.