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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: 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: 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...
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Makeup Breakdown: It Will Get Better.

As I dressed myself in purple yesterday, I thought about where it was I was going that day and who it was that would see me. How many other people would I see that showed their love and support for a communit...
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Makeup Breakdown: Landmines & Camouflage.

This week’s photo shoot is called “Pop Choc” from Vogue Italia November 2005, by Michaelangelo di Battista, with Jessica Stam. It plays beautifully with the idea of concealment through color and so it go...
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Makeup Breakdown: B.I.Y.

This week’s shoot is another from my absolute fav’, Miles Aldridge. Miles has a gift for finding the eerie “Stepford” in beauty and this shoot for Vogue Beauty, with model Caroline Trentini is no exce...