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7 Best Makeup Tips and Hacks of 2020

If you are on my email list, you already know my stance on Makeup + Mask wear (read the email here). Bottom Line: It’s not a good idea.  That’s why I thought I’d round up my favorite and best makeup tips and hacks of 2020. These are makeup hacks I use in my day-to-day personal […]

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Makeup Brush Guide: Everything You Need to Choose The Right Makeup Brushes

Makeup Brush Guide: Everything You Need to Choose The Right Makeup Brushes Choosing makeup brushes can be super overwhelming, whether you’re a professional makeup artist, a makeup enthusiast, or even just a basic everyday makeup wearer. I get asked about brushes SO much, so I thought it was about time that I put my thoughts […]

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My Experience With Natalie Setareh’s Virtual Makeup Classes

“Adapt and overcome”. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Admittedly, it’s an expression I learned while serving in the military. But, it’s a phrase I think we can ALL relate to during the last few months as we’ve navigated and pivoted our lives and our businesses due to coronavirus. For me, the […]

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The Top 10 Must-Have Makeup Books for Makeup Lovers

If you love makeup and want to learn as much as you can about it, I promise you… these are the only makeup books you will ever need. You can trust me on this, because I’ve read them all and I definitely have my favorites! On this list, you will find my all-time favorite makeup […]

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A Conversation on Makeup Sanitation

Want to learn about the sanitation practices in the makeup world today? In this episode we dive deep into the general sanitation guidelines as well as the special ones prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s been a privilege to talk over the topic with Katrin Levi, my fellow makeup artist and a certified sanitation specialist. […]

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10 LGBTQ-Owned Beauty Brands to Support During Pride Month – and Always

10 LGBTQ-Owned Beauty Brands to Support During Pride Month – and Always   I decided to create this post to introduce you to some amazing LGBTQ-owned makeup and beauty brands. I want to make it as easy as possible for you to support them – and find some amazing products in the process. Pride month […]

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The Ordinary Skincare Routine: 5 Great Products for Oily Skin

The Ordinary Skincare: 5 Great Products for Oily Skin   The first time I heard about The Ordinary was in 2017 on some blog post I happened to click in. Honestly, it sounded way too good to be true… an affordable brand with amazing benefits? Something doesn’t add up.   Another thing that set off […]

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4 Makeup Ideas to Make Your Online Meetings Exciting

4 Makeup Ideas to Make Your Online Meetings Exciting With all of us staying indoors for the foreseeable future, many of us have had to adapt to a digital workforce—and that includes joining in online work meetings! Granted, you’re probably living in your sweatpants and pajamas at home, but this doesn’t mean you have to […]

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Makeup for Beginners: My Easy 4-Step Application

Makeup for Beginners: My Easy 4-Step Application As a luxury makeup artist, one thing my clients are always telling me is that they just don’t know where to start when it comes to an everyday makeup application. Which products to use? What’s the best technique? What order do you go in? What things can you […]

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What’s The Ish With Lipstick?

What’s The Ish With Lipstick Colors? There are two camps of people: those who love to rock a bold lipstick and those who don’t. It’s easy to feel “like a clown” when we put on a bold lipstick color, even though we see other people do it so effortlessly. Why is that? I recorded a […]

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