The Drugstore Makeup I Buy (And You Should Too)

My clients last weekend were surprised when I busted out my Maybelline Eyestudio Gel Liner, but it really is the best gel liner I've used. Bobbi's is too wet and slides around and the one by M.A.C dries out too quickly. This one glides on perfectly … [Read more...]

Makeup Before and After: Why We All Need a Berry Lip Color

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As a Makeup Artist for weddings, I (probably mistakingly) feel that at the end of the day I'm best friends with everyone there. So much so that when they start getting in their dresses to leave for the wedding I feel a little left out like 'hey … [Read more...]

Makeup Before and After: Where to Get the Sold Out Eye Shadow Palette I Love

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I knew the girls from last weekend's wedding at the Four Seasons here in Denver which made my day even more fun than usual. Julie is 7 months pregnant (congrats!!) with her 2nd child so she has a great glow to her skin. We just evened her out and … [Read more...]

Makeup Before & After: To Contour or Not to Contour

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Before we all go nuts and start trying to contour ourselves into a contestant from RuPaul's Drag Race, let's just take a moment and decide not how to contour but if to at all. Contouring was popularized by drag queens who sculpt definition into … [Read more...]

More Stuff I Buy: Caudalìe, Marc Jacobs, Dr Jart, Living Proof, Anastasia, & A Fan Brush

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A few weeks ago Sephora had their VIB event where insiders (just like a frequent flier) got 15% off of anything in the store. It's not a huge amount but if you're out of something anyway, it's a good time to pick it up. I bought two more things … [Read more...]