Friday, July 8, 2011

The most beautiful wedding

A month or so ago I had the great pleasure of doing makeup for a bride Alyson Bowyer, her mother and her sister. Aly and her groom Wes got married in the most beautiful location up in Montecito, Ca. The San Ysidro Ranch. The day couldn't have been more perfect! The weather was gorgeous, the lavender was in full bloom and the bride was glowing with anticipation. I used my new Mally Beauty City Chic Smokey Eye kits which are so smooth, blendable and easy to use. I gave her sister and mom a more smoldering look. And for Aly, the bride, because she has hazel eyes, I gave her a softer, romantic look using Mally's Tribeca Taupe. All the ladies got sunkissed using Tarte bronzer and I completed their looks using soft glosses by Mally is peaches and pinks.
Aly's family was so warm and inviting and I had such a beautiful time with them. I felt truly honored to be a part of their momentous occasion.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Glide foundation, glide

Always on the quest for anti-aging skincare(thanks Mom for handing down thin skin), I truly found a gem in Epicuren's Ultima Peptide Maximum Peptide Complex. It has the maximum amount of elasticity complex and targets on the molecular level, repair and replenishment of failing collagen. It can be used alone because it is ultra hydrating. And like sometimes with anti-aging products, it's not heavy and won't clog pores. You get all the healthy effects without making you feel greasy or look like a hormonal teenager.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Fourth of July Makeup!

There are only a few occasions throughout the year that I find glitter and sparkle
appropriate. New Years Eve, a very special event-in Vegas-and Fourth of July. So
seeing how the Fourth is coming up I thought Iʼd share with you my 2 favorite sparkly
eye products. I love them cause theyʼre not so overpowering and “glittery” and theyʼre
super easy to use.
Both happen to be by NARS. The first is The Soft Touch Shadow Pencil. It has a super
smooth, creamy texture which is portable and long-wearing. It creates easy and
seamless blending which is great alone or layered with powder eyeshadow to increase
color intensity. I love the colors Palladium(turquoise with silver sparkle) and Aigle Noir
(black with gold sparkle). The second product is also a glitter pencil. Appropriately
named Glitter Pencil. It also has subtle glitter flecks and not only works great on eyes
but the translucent colors work great on the cheeks and body. For the Fourth I
recommend Le Sept and Bains Douches but 54 and Danceteria work beautifully on
the cheeks and skin.
Remember always play safe and have a happy Fourth of July!!