Written By: Brigitte on December 26, 2011 2 Comments
My Makeover of Nicole Scherzinger for Allure

I had the pleasure of working with lovely Nicole a couple of times before the January 2012 issue of Allure’s Minimal makeup story. I knew this is a girl who LOVES her makeup, which I understand perfectly. When you’re rockin’ out on stage in big productions with dancers, back-up singers and a band […]

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Written By: admin on December 12, 2011 1 Comment
Mascara Reality Check

I recently saw a hostess on a TV shopping network claim that the mascara she was selling would give the wearer 5 (!) different looks. Over-inflated claims of that kind drive me absolutely bonkers! What might the 5 looks be in reality? Barely-there, average, clumpy, spidery and Tammy Faye? Doesn’t the […]

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Written By: Brigitte on December 2, 2011 No Comment
E! Scouted – Jennifer’s Makeover

Video featuring Jennifer’s makeover, and impressions of Manhattan…

I’m delighted to find extra video features on the E! Scouted page – including short pieces on the girls’ makeovers. If they continue featuring them every week, I’ll post them as blog pages…

Scouted on E!: http://www.eonline.com/on/shows/scouted/index.html

Follow the personal stories of regular people plucked from […]

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Written By: Brigitte on December 2, 2011 No Comment
E! Scouted – Gillian’s Makeover

I’m delighted to find extra video features on the E! Scouted page – including short pieces on the girls’ makeovers. If they continue featuring them every week, I’ll post them as blog pages…

Scouted on E!: http://www.eonline.com/on/shows/scouted/index.html

Follow the personal stories of regular people plucked from obscurity and put to the test in […]

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Written By: Brigitte on November 27, 2011 4 Comments
E! Scouted – The joys and perils of a reality show…

The show “Scouted” premieres on E! Monday 11/28 at 10pm. That’s tomorrow! And guess what? I signed on to be the lead makeup artist for all eight episodes. I’ll only be on camera now and then, as part of the studio makeover team. Still, I left my comfort zone of the […]

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Written By: Brigitte on October 22, 2011 9 Comments
Fashion or Glamour – two different approaches to makeup!

I’m very, very excited about this project with MAC! It’s an important subject and as far as I know, nobody has really approached it. I’m pouring my soul into it! in New York on 11/1 and LA on 11/3. Please come.

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Written By: Brigitte on October 7, 2011 4 Comments
Sixty is the New Forty

As a woman matures, looking attractive, feminine, and seductive is never out of reach, but it can no longer be achieved with the same long hair, bandeau tops, short skirts and glazed lips as in the party days. Clinging for dear life to one’s youth is about as futile as stopping the seasons from […]

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Written By: Brigitte on September 10, 2011 14 Comments
Great Foundation: a short lesson

The key to a successful career in makeup is SKIN. Managing texture, color, luminosity and radiance is one of the most difficult things to learn.

It is so hard to learn because it’s often a case of forgetting what you know and relying only on what you see. It usually takes my assistants a […]

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Written By: Brigitte on August 22, 2011 No Comment
The Art of Eyeliner

This shot is my favorite shot of the moment: Mila Kunis for the current issue of Glamour UK. She made me think of Jean Shrimpton with her sweet face and those huge eyes, so I did a 60-ish inspired eyeliner, which turned out just the way I wanted – sweet but sexy and amazingly […]

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Written By: Brigitte on July 25, 2011 2 Comments
New Fall 2011 eye shadows from Chanel

“Fashion for the Face” intentionally leaves product review to other bloggers who seem to get incredibly excited about any new makeup gizmo out there. Having witnessed the comings and goings of so many “new”, “fabulous” and “innovative” items over my years in the business, new cosmetics has to be truly amazing before I pop […]

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