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Written By: Brigitte on July 27, 2012 No Comment
Lusting After Longer Lashes

Veruschka knew no limits!

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, I have seen a celebrity client get dark […]

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Written By: Brigitte on November 3, 2010 10 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 April 25, 2010 2 Comments
Gamer Girl Glam

Faith Connors of Mirror’s Edge

Until recently the typical female characters in the video-game-world were a rather predictable bunch of pumped-up, under-dressed Barbarella-Barbies conceived for an audience of adolescent shut-ins. Lately however, I have started noticing some more intriguing looking avatars in the window of my neighborhood GameStop.

Supermodel style: […]

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Written By: Brigitte on January 26, 2010 1 Comment
Ad Madness?

I have never had a problem with beauty advertising. I like pretty pictures. Yes, they are retouched and yes, they sell a piece of a dream. But since a couple of years some of them seem to cross a line between being inspirational and right out campy!

At the very moment when […]

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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I am fascinated by the fact that there is so much outdated information about makeup and application techniques being touted in the media.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 9, 2009 No Comment

Unless you’re cruising the skies on a private jet, flying can be really challenging these days. Long lines, unhappy airline employees and the humbling sensation of being in an assembly line – sorry, security – in socks – can take the glamour out of the entire experience. Never mind the cramped seats (even […]

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Written By: Brigitte on September 29, 2009 2 Comments

Learning how to do pretty skin is probably hardest thing for any aspiring makeup artists. I’ll take it one step further by declaring that there is no good makeup without clean, glowing skin. You can turn the eyes and lips into a work of art but if the foundation looks thick and drab, that’s […]

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