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 describe the makeup application they prefer. On set, the art […]more→
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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.more→
For years, sociologists, moms and therapists have been blaming magazines and advertisers for communicating to young women an impossibly high standard of beauty that makes normal mortals feel inadequate.
One brand has been watching and marketing to match. Make Up For Ever has launched a new campaign for their “HD Makeup” which cleverly stirs […]more→
The concept for this Allure story shot by Patrick Demarchelier with Karlie Kloss was “All American”. For the makeup, I tapped into what defined American makeup-fashion when I moved to New York in the late 80’s. […]more→
Hi Everybody – Here’s a link to a fun video peak at the making of the November 2010 Vogue España cover and inside fashion story that I did with Patrick and Victor Demarchelier. It captures the focused, creative and busy atmosphere perfectly.
You might hear me mumbling something about “this bus is leaving…” […]more→
It’s out! My cover and inside story with Fergie in the December 2009 issue of Cosmopolitan.
I have had the great pleasure of working with her on a few occasions, and not only am I a fan of hers as a musical artist but also as a person: she is über-cool, smart and […]more→
The September 2009 cover of Allure with Amanda Seyfried caused quite a stir and I got bombarded with questions about how the eyes were done. Here’s the secret……….
I love a good false eyelash! I even collect them. In fact, in my bag I carry a whole collection of different models of lashes: clusters, […]more→
Here is an in-depth interview with me that just came out. It seriously explores the “job” aspect of being a fashion makeup artist. The questions were interesting and I hope the answers might give you an insight on the “why and how” of what I do…
What did you want to be when you […]more→
I was fortunate to grow up in the 60’s, an era so complex it’s hard to comprehend all the various styles that coexisted. Ladylike, mod, beatnik, rockabilly, flower power… are just a few that come to mind.
I was surrounded by wonderfully “vain” women. My mother spent a good hour every morning putting herself together. […]more→