SKIN PREP

When doing someone’s makeup, I get asked all the time, what is a primer and what does it do?  Well, simply a primer is a formula that you put on your skin to smooth, fill in pores and fine lines, etc. so that your foundation looks smooth, stays fresh and in place the entire day. There are so many primers…

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Glowing Glosses

As of late, all I’ve been wearing is a dark lip.  A deep chocolate, a rich browned red, and a gleaming dark cherry, and sumptuous merlots have taken up much real estate in my makeup bag.  But lately, I’ve  decided to go back to my “roots” and rock a natural nude lip.  My beauty look, aesthetically speaking, is a smoky…

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Bronzers Can Make Rich Skin Tones Richer

I’m a big fan of bronzers, but I’m picky as to which ones I chose to use for myself and which ones will go into my makeup kit for clients.  While I prefer matte bronzers, I’m not a big fan of bronzers that have a large of amount of sparkle. There are a few that have a bit of shimmer…

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A Collection of Fragrances That I Love

I have an affinity for a lot of beautiful things.  Fragrance being one of them.  Makeup and fragrances wrapped in beautiful packaging sends me over the moon.  I love the beautiful bottles of perfume that aren’t necessarily available on every corner.  I love boutique fragrances.  I love how beautiful bottles look while sitting on my vanity and I thought I’d…

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Discovered: Fall Shopping at Pike & Rose

Recently, a group of local bloggers were invited to check out a new shopping area in Maryland called, Pike & Rose.  It’s a small enclave of new condos and apartments with a generous sprinkling of casual eateries, national and local retail shops. As a new blogger, I was tapped to come out to the blogger event by one of the…

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