Isn’t it true that the red lip is to makeup what high heels are to fashion? The blazing red lip is such a classic that as soon as it’s declared “over” it’s back within six months! Why? Because a red lip is the quintessential anti-drab cure [...]more→
Some time ago I was invited by Allure magazine to participate in a big marathon-like makeover event for the organization Year Up, a program that provides low-income young adults with the training, skills and personal development to break into the corporate world. My job [...]more→
My last on blog on Sixties makeup really hit the pulse of the Next New Thing. Not only are Twiggy references popping up here and there, but I am now on my fourth shoot with that very theme. Looks like the fashion in Spring 2013 [...]more→
On a recent shoot for the cover of one of my favorite magazines, a publication that is the legitimate authority on beauty, I had the pleasure of working with an absolute dream team: an über-famous and accomplished hair stylist, a photographer known for his [...]more→
Have you ever tried to describe what a natural makeup looks like? I mean, there are as many versions of “natural” makeup as there are Inuit words to describe snow. Yet, for lack of a better definition, this is how most customers will [...]more→
Following below is a great piece about lash extensions and fake lashes written by Judith Newman for the New York Times. It’s relevant and informative so I wanted you all to read it.
My experience with Latisse is that – yes, [...]more→
Did you know that until about the 1920’s, the upper classes considered a tanned appearance to be an entirely undesirable effect from being outdoors, only suited to farmers and workers?
As sports and the popularity of outdoor life rose, though, so did the sun-kissed look. It became the craze [...]more→
So here it is, my pride and joy, the one cover that had eluded me until now: the prestigious Vanity Fair with a few of my favorite ladies – in bed together!
Truth be told, a booking like this can be quite daunting since there might be [...]more→
I love working with really vivid colors when I have the opportunity. Bright blues, mint greens and neon orange shades are not for every job nor every client. On the other hand there’s no reason to feel intimidated by [...]more→
We have just had a few splendidly sunny days in New York to remind us that spring is just around the corner. It comes as a soft warm light, a gorgeous burst of color and the feeling of wanting to shed everything winter. Am I [...]more→