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Written By: Brigitte on December 30, 2011 No Comment
Gold Standard

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 […]

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Written By: Brigitte on April 23, 2011 7 Comments
So you want to be a makeup artist?

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 […]

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Written By: Brigitte on November 3, 2010 11 Comments
Beauty Breaks Out

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!

A Maybelline […]

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Written By: Brigitte on October 18, 2010 1 Comment

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 […]

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Written By: Brigitte on September 23, 2010 No Comment
Fashion Waves 2011

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 […]

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Written By: Brigitte on January 10, 2010 No Comment

I am fascinated by the fact that there is so much outdated information about makeup and application techniques being touted in the media.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 […]

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Written By: Brigitte on October 28, 2009 3 Comments

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 […]

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