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Makeup Breakdown: The Royal Blush

Every bride wants to look gorgeous on her big day. A day that all eyes are on you and the photos live forever. But in Kate Middleton's case we are talking about MILLIONS of eyes all around the globe on her, a...
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Makeup Breakdown: The Dark Ages

I can't explain the way my brain works, but the first thing that I thought of after viewing this beautiful tropical shoot by Andreas Sjodin was, "What if this wasn't just a smoky eye, but horrible, deep, Uncl...
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Makeup Breakdown: the NEW 5 minute face.

When life throws us lemons....and oranges, and pineapples, and kiwis, and just about anything we can juggle - we need the makeup equivalent of "wash and wear hair". This month, in the May issue of VOGUE Japan...
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Makeup Breakdown: Denver Fashion Weekend

Last week was the first ever Denver Fashion Weekend, and I must say it was a roaring success. I just want to take a second to thank the hard working makeup team that I had the pleasure of putting together. It i...
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Makeup Breakdown: Oscar warpaint

Who gave great face, and who was just a disgrace? This red carpet was all-in-all a pretty disappointing night makeup wise. Seems like everyone dropped the ball on the details this year - silly shoes, a lacklust...
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Makeup Breakdown: Deliciously daring

Now, this may just be my pregnant belly talking - but this delicious little photoshoot shot by Angie Gassner and Thomas Mailer really caught my eye the week. I think we'll just take some time to step through ...
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Makeup Breakdown – Body of Work.

As I tuned into one of my new favorite television shows, FACE OFF (a special FX makeup competition on the SyFy channel) I watched in awe as they labored through their challenge this week - body paint. It's a ...
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Makeup Breakdown: Cleanliness is…

We’ve all done it. We’ve all crashed into bed after a long night on the town without taking off our face only to wake with said face staring back at us from our pillow. Not a pretty sight at all! Then you bla...