Topic of the Week Tuesday: “Blushdraping” Technique

There’s a new technique in the beauty, makeup, and fashion world (mostly launched on the spring and summer runways of New York, L.A., etc…) lately showing it’s face lately (pun is intended) and one that I had never really heard of but was recently shown on famous singer Rhianna at a red carpet Met Gala event that drew a lot […]

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Trending Focus: Lower Lash Polka Dot Makeup

The winged polka dot eyeliner look that is trending this summer is one I have never seen before but looks to be a fun one and seems to be growing more and more in popularity this season.  I first saw it in an article in Allure magazine on singer Katy Perry while studying for another look that is […]

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Topic of the Week Tuesday: Floating Eyeliner

The topic for this post is an eye makeup trend that seems to be popping up this season everywhere called “floating eyeliner”.  It is also called “no winged liner” or  “invisible liner”.  It has hit the entertainment industry scene everywhere from the music awards, fashion runways, and has been seen all over Instagram.  It is a […]

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Topic of the Week Tuesdays: Facial Masks

When it comes to facial masks there can be just as many to choose from as there are problem skin types but one thing for sure, facial masks are such a great addition to any skin care regimen (as well as feeling great and giving you that “spa” treatment feel at home we all love) with so many beneficial properties to your complexion that […]

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Topic of the Week Tuesday: Multi Colored Highlighters

Looking throughout the beauty industry lately there seems to be a trend of different multi-colored highlighters emerging everywhere.  They are showing up in various colorful pastel shades of purples, blues and greens, as well as in pale yellows also including hues of pink, taupe, and orange in between.  There are so many beauty brands/cosmetic lines that […]

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Favorite Tool of the Month: The Double Ended Spatula/Sculpting Tool by Graftobian

The tool that I love this month is the Graftobian Double Ended Spatula/Sculpting tool for mixing product such as foundations, the Makeup Forever 12 Color Flash Palette product, special effects fx product, etc…  There is grip metal in between the ends to hold solidly in your hand as you are mixing product so your fingers […]

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Favorite Tool of the Month For September: Cosmocube’s Acrylic Artistry Palette

September’s favorite tool of the month goes to Cosmocube’s Acrylic Artistry Palette.  This handy little tool is so easy and comfortable to hold in your hand and is great for mixing product (primers, foundations, concealers, fx paints and materials, and liquid highlighters, etc…)  The 6 individual “wells” are grooved on the sides so your product won’t […]

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Favorite Tool of the Month For August: The Sigma Brush Cup Holder

This great little cup holder is as multi-functional and travel friendly as it is good looking.  It can hold your makeup brushes/tools while traveling and is a very useful conveniently multi-tasking tool for the makeup artist on the go.  I purchased this for my professional makeup artist kit to put on my set up table for a client […]

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