The New Year’s Eve pressure to look gorgeous is ON! For all of you who have been to a bazillion parties by now and who have run out of makeup ideas and even for those of us who have only been to a couple but still can’t think of an idea to vary the inevitable […]more→
Articles tagged with: makeup junkies
A question I get asked all the time is: “How can I become a makeup artist?” My first answer might be: what KIND of makeup artist do you want to be?
Makeup careers come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. There’s a big difference between the aesthetic, techniques and requirements within […]more→
It looks like beauty advertising just burst from the pages of a glossy fashion magazine right out into the streets of New York! Everywhere I turn there’s a billboard with some great advertising for makeup and cosmetics – in the subway, on bus-stands, on passing taxi-tops… I absolutely love it!more→
Makeup artists just love the idea of having products made just for them!
The first time I came across the concept of customization was in London in the 80’s. I had always had a hard time finding a foundation that would match my neutral/slightly olive skin tone in a world of pink based skin […]more→
Can you feel that we are in the full swing of Fashion Show season?
Today the fashion-gypsies crowd London, tomorrow they’ll be seen in Milan and Paris. What new fun ideas does this glamorous circus bring? What is the current mode-mood?
Fashion is like a wave with crests – which are the […]more→
I am fascinated by the fact that there is so much outdated information about makeup and application techniques being touted in the media. I read “experts” tips in books, magazines and online that are 10-30 years past their due date. I see makeovers on television that are so old hat that […]more→
I was doing an interview for a magazine about my 12 favorite products – which I happily provided the journalist with – when she called me back informing me that three of them had been discontinued!!!! What? Shock and consternation. We get attached to a particular product over the years […]more→