Step-by-Step Highlight and Contour

Step-by-Step Highlight and Contour

Step-by-step photos of how I achieved this clean, pretty highlight and contour makeup application on myself. I left out the eyeshadow today and just rocked this clean, sweet beat!  I will be creating a video tutorial of this soon, so stay tuned… it is my next project to tackle! From left to right, top to […]

Ultramarine Smoky Eye

Ultramarine Smoky Eye

Here is a deep blue smoky eye created using my Masterclass 2 Palette by Smashbox. Foundation: II N Skin Tint Cream by Mirabella Concealer: MACPRO Conceal and Correct Palette: Light Mascara: They’re Real by Benefit Lipgloss: Clear by Sephora Brand The following are all from the Masterclass 2 Palette: Eyeshadow: Vanilla on brow bone / Sable above crease, blended into brow […]

Fresh Face, New Hair

Fresh Face, New Hair

Hello Lovers!  Here is a clean, natural look that I created primarily with my Smashbox Masterclass 2 Palette. I also needed a flash of color in my life so I added a small panel of color in my fringe area using Pravana ChromaSilk Vivids in both Blue and Green over a pre-lightened panel… Channeling my […]

New Profile on Thumbtack

New Profile on Thumbtack

This evening I was browsing through my Facebook feed and saw a link to the website Thumbtack so I decided to check it out and ended up creating an account with them. Basically, it is a website that is designed to streamline the process of individuals looking for skilled professionals for a job or project […]

New Published Work

New Published Work

Hello Loves!  It has been a while since I have been on here so now it’s time to get back at it again!!  What better way to build momentum than sharing with you some new published work that I have! A little over a month ago I posted some BTS images from a shoot that […]

Step-by-Step Tutorial for a Smoky, Golden Eye

Step-by-Step Tutorial for a Smoky, Golden Eye

Here is my step-by-step tutorial to show you how to create a smoky eye using rich golden and chocolate tones, with a splash of violet. A full list of products used accompanies the list of steps below. You can recreate this look exactly as I have done or use it as inspiration to create a […]

Mini Tool Kit for the Eyes

Mini Tool Kit for the Eyes

If you fail to prepare, then you should prepare to fail.  Some wisdom for us all!  This really applies to most areas of life, but when it comes to packing your kit for a photo shoot being prepared is key!  To make my job easier, I have assembled some mini tool kits that I know […]

Step-by-Step Tutorial for Ombre Lips

Step-by-Step Tutorial for Ombre Lips

Here is a step-by-step tutorial to show you how to achieve an ombre style lip color, or to simply create a gradient effect using any color on the lips.  I chose to be bright and funky for the tutorial so you can really see the outcome of this effect.  I used exclusively Lime Crime lip […]

Impulse Purchase Success!

Impulse Purchase Success!

We all do it… We get sucked in at one time or another. Impulse purchases are made every single day; sometimes they are a success, sometimes we are left with instant buyers remorse. I am guilty as charged when it comes to this matter! For me it is in the form of fingernail polish and […]

Fourth of July Inspired Eye Makeup

Fourth of July Inspired Eye Makeup

This look that I created was inspired by the Fourth of July! Happy Independence Day!  A full list of products used to achieve this creation can be found below. 1.  I prepared my eyelid with Primer Potion from Urban Decay and followed up by covering the lid with the Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk from […]