Looking to Green Up Your Beauty Routine? Start Here.

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There's a pretty big bias against natural, mineral, and organic makeup in the world of cosmetics. As a Makeup Artist I know first hand that not too many pro kits are stocked with mineral lines (mine included) but I try to keep my personal routine on … [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...]

Makeup Before and After: A Perfect Example of Why Not to Cover Up Freckles

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Another day, another beautiful bride. Here's a recent trial run with the low down on her look. Lips: I combined a nude liner with tipsy, a LipSurgence light coral gloss from tarte to make her lips look a little fuller. These shiny glosses … [Read more...]