I'm Natalie, an American born makeup artist & makeup educator based in Wiesbaden, Germany. I truly believe that makeup, when applied well, can transform us in so many ways. My page is a space for inspiration, education, and advice. Thanks for being here & I'd love to connect with you!

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3 Amazing Makeup Artists I Follow Online and Why I Love Them

3 Amazing Makeup Artists I Follow Online and Why I Love Them The beauty industry is growing so quickly, and even though I’m very confident in my skills as a makeup artist, I still look to the experts sometimes for inspiration and advice. They’re the people who have their finger on the latest trends, new […]

Finding a Foundation That Matches Your Skin Tone

Finding a Foundation That Matches Your Skin Tone Hey everyone! I recently did an Anchor podcast on finding a foundation that matches your skin tone, and I wanted to also share that information right here on the blog in case you missed it or wanted something to go back to and reference as you’re out […]

#NoBuy 2018: Why I’m Not Buying Any Makeup This Year

#NoBuy 2018: Why I’m Not Buying Any Makeup This Year In my last guest post (here), I mention how I hope to make 2018 a “No Buy” year for unnecessary cosmetic purchases. After buying the 2017 Beautylish Lucky Bag (check out my review here), I realized (not that I have’t realized it before) that I spend too […]

Here Comes the Bride, Again: Real Advice From Brides to Brides-to-Be

Here Comes the Bride, Again: Real Advice From Brides to Brides-to-Be First, Some Background On This Project… See, I Was Desperate. I was desperate to connect more people in my new community. After all, moving to a new country with a new language isn’t the easiest thing to do. Especially when it comes to re-establishing a […]

Beautylish Lucky Bag – Honest Review

Beautylish Lucky Bag – An Honest Review For those who don’t know, Beautylish is a website that caters to selling high-end and luxury makeup brands.  I always order my OG makeup remover and face oil from this website and their customer service is top-notch.  Every December 26th (Boxing Day), their Lucky Bags go on sale. […]

Ask Setareh: Under-Eye Concealer Woes

Ask Setareh: Under-Eye Concealer Woes Dear Natalie, Could you recommend a nice under-eye concealer? I want one that has good coverage and doesn’t enhance any lines. I tried one from Bare Minerals that was nice and creamy, but it made my skin peel, which was visible. I imagine that was due to an anti-aging ingredient […]

Ask Setareh: Pregnancy Skincare Woes

Ask Setareh: Pregnancy Skincare Woes Dear Natalie, Any tips for pregnant moms who suddenly don’t know what the hell is going on with their skin? I’ve always been lucky enough to have mostly clear skin. The occasional stray zit would appear once in awhile and was no big deal. But with pregnancy came an oily […]

Sephora Faves: Get Glowing Kit Review

Sephora Faves: Get Glowing Kit Review Once again, I’ve turned to one of my fellow makeup maven & besties, Alexanna, for an amazing review of Sephora Faves Get Glowing Kit. Make sure to show Alexanna some love & share this post and leave comments below. If you’d like to read any of her other posts, […]

Inside The Brand: Rodan + Fields

Inside The Brand: Rodan + Fields As a professional makeup artist, I’m always trying to keep up with new product launches and brands, but as I’m sure you can imagine, it’s difficult. That’s why when I saw a few of my friends were selling Rodan + Fields, friends who KNOW their beauty stuff, I was intrigued. […]

How To Find A Makeup Artist For Your Wedding

How To Find A Makeup Artist For Your Wedding You have your cell phone on you almost all day, but the second someone actually calls you — you can’t find it! It’s Murphy’s law! When it comes to makeup artists, you probably feel the same way! You see all these beautiful pictures of makeup artists’ […]

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