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...]

Before and After: When the Bride is Your Future Sister In Law!

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Thank God my brother Chad had the good sense to marry Lori, an adorable Canadian-born girl who he met on a cruise a few years ago. Before they headed out for their wedding (also a cruise- duh), she stopped over to see me for a makeup lesson and to … [Read more...]

Before & After: Just the Basics

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Liz, a  bride with an upcoming wedding I got to work with last week has pretty much the ideal face; big eyes, full cheeks, and pouty lips.  I can see why she isn't a fan of the overly made-up look since she really doesn't need to wear much … [Read more...]

Makeup Before and After: Liner and Lips

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How adorable is this 'girl next door' bridesmaid whose makeup I got to do recently for a wedding? On girls like this who are so naturally beautiful to begin with, I really like to do a more casual, unstructured look that flatters without looking … [Read more...]

Makeup Before and After: How to Use Yellow Primer

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I was dying to try Koh Gen Do's Yellow Primer ever since I saw this now infamous photo of it slathered all over Kim Kardashian's face. Though my technique isn't the same as her MUA Mary's, I use it all the time and am addicted to the gorgeous … [Read more...]