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Written By: Brigitte on December 7, 2010 No Comment

Hi, everyone. Here’s a link to a few tips and tricks on touch-ups from a recent interview with me by Allure’s Elizabeth Siegel:  Insider’s Guide: How to Touch Up Your Makeup

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Written By: Brigitte on September 30, 2010 No Comment
Shocking Pink lips!

I love a strong, electric color statement for Spring: a flick of electric purple liner, a dab of harlequin green – or my favorite: Shocking Pink on the lips!

Back in May, I did a look featuring this wild pink shade in an eight page trend story for a very visible Condé Nast […]

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Written By: Brigitte on April 15, 2010 1 Comment
InStyle Daily Beauty Tip: Hilary Duff

…just spent a fun three days working with the lovely Hilary Duff.

She sure is gorgeous…

Hilary with hair stylist Peter Butler and yours truly…

Gotta run!

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Written By: Brigitte on February 4, 2010 3 Comments
A power makeover: Alexis Glick x 4

I bet you’ve heard that fair-skinned blonds should wear pastels, and dark-haired mediterranean types look best in earth tones, yes? In other words, a woman’s coloring determines the makeup she should wear, right?

But what if one brunette is a yoga instructor in Colorado and the other is an advertising executive in NYC? Or […]

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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I am fascinated by the fact that there is so much outdated information about makeup and application techniques being touted in the media.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 December 21, 2009 No Comment

This morning I got on a plane at dawn and went straight from the airport to a Nashville photo studio for a shoot. Looking fresh is a real challenge in this case…

THE CUCUMBER QUESTION
What really works to remedy tired, puffy eyes? Here’s my personal lowdown on the subject.

What works:
Anything cold – ice, […]

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Written By: Brigitte on November 20, 2009 5 Comments
Sexy Like Victoria’s Secret

Nobody owns “sexy” like Victoria’s Secret. From the lingerie, the beauty products to the mega-models, the company really knows how to project “sexy”.

I am lucky to have been part of the Victoria’s Secret family for many years. For this extraordinary brand I have created the makeup for countless commercials, campaigns and “books” (as […]

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Written By: Brigitte on October 22, 2009 1 Comment
Twenty Lashes

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, […]

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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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