Category: Makeup and Beauty

HALSEY X MAC COSMETICS

Singer Halsey signed on a while back to collaborate on an online only limited edition lipstick for MAC but I just ordered it. It arrived yesterday and I tried it out. Although this silver grey, also named for her kept with the muted tones I’m usually accustomed to, it was an experiment (at least for lip color) even for me. The pictures below show how … Read More HALSEY X MAC COSMETICS

Coming Soon: Victoria Beckham X Estee Lauder

Friday April 15,2016 So it was announced this morning through different media outlets that designer and style icon Victoria Beckham will mesh forces with mega beauty powerhouse Estee Lauder to create a limited edition makeup line. Known for her simplistic but well lived aesthetic in clothing, if the beauty line should mirror this way of thinking it will no doubt yield a sublime product. … Read More Coming Soon: Victoria Beckham X Estee Lauder

Scent of Influence: Diana Vreeland

Fragrances fill the senses with the mysterious- Diana Vreeland When you think of the inspiration behind a scent you most often imagine the subject’s personality and qualities and wonder how that spirit will translate into the fragrance itself. You may picture the background and guesswork that goes into creating an essence must be a pretty detailed and complicated process. It is. It used to take a … Read More Scent of Influence: Diana Vreeland

Fade to Black and A Lesson In Contrast

  Monday March 21,2016 Black on black and all black with a punch of white. That was the idea behind this photo story which was shot on location at the newly revamped Del Amo Fashion Mall in Torrance, CA. From my early days in retail working the makeup artistry circuit all black as a uniform was a common practice instilled in me. It soon became … Read More Fade to Black and A Lesson In Contrast

The Beautylish Interview with Natasha Denona

So guess what I was doing today around 10 am PST? Listening in to a lively chat with renowned makeup artist Natasha Denona on a conference call sponsored by the beauty website Beautylish. That’s what! Although I wasn’t personally able to speak with Natasha, I listened in as she shared her vision of beauty and makeup application, her personal philosophy on the cosmetics business and … Read More The Beautylish Interview with Natasha Denona

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