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...]

My Quick Summer Makeup Routine

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I won't say I 'don't have time' because it's one of those bullshit 'I'm a mom' sort of excuses that drives me nuts. What I will say is that it isn't a priority to spend more than a few minutes getting ready for the day right now (especially if Whole … [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...]

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: Glam Mom

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Recently I got to work with Nicole, a busy mom who (like the rest of us) rarely has a reason to get all out glam. I made her up for a shoot she did last week and the before and afters were so great I couldn't wait to post them! I can't wait to see … [Read more...]