A Bride’s Options to Keep Makeup Fresh

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Makeup Touch-Up Tips What you should know! After you have had your makeup applied initially, a touch-up is required throughout the day. Even if you have normal skin, nothing lasts perfectly forever. Don’t be fooled! those that say they do, are selling you a dream. Your skin secretes oil to keep it hydrated or your skin may become more dehydrated, so certain steps will be required to do to keep it fresh throughout the day. Here’s a list of from … Read More

Skincare Must Knows about Makeup

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So it’s the middle of Wedding season right now (yes I’ve been so swamped I haven’t had the chance to write up this tip sheet!) If you’re a makeup artist, a bride, bridesmaid, or a makeup/skincare fan you should definitely read this over to learn more about your skin and makeup. If it’s one thing you should know…….. Makeup can cover any discolorations and color spots but one thing makeup cannot do well is – cover up texture. Some may … Read More

Kuan Yuan Lian Green Bean Cleanser Review

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An all natural, inexpensive cleanser My Initial Thoughts I really like it! When you first mix it with water, there is a fresh scent of freshly cut vegetables. It’s so pleasant! Then you can leave it on as a mask, use it as an exfoliant, or just a quick rinse. The skin is left super soft and squeaky clean without any dryness or tightness. VERSATILITY AND EASE OF USE – 5/5 This product is in a plastic jar with a … Read More

MUFE Aqua Creams

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So I went to the pro store of Makeup Forever in Montreal this weekend and I tried out their Aqua creams. I figured I wouldn”t get it since I can mix “eye seal” with any eyeshadow to turn it to waterproof…. I swatched it at 1pm today and it”s almost 1am and I washed and scrubbed my hands at least 4 times now and a faded stain that could be as dark as a bruise is still there! I”m talking … Read More

Looking Fresh in Sweaty, Hot Weather

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I’ve been getting a lot of questions from clients on how to keep their skin looking fresh with the hot humid weather so here is your cheat sheet! 1. Cleanse. Normal/Combination skin – Use a good cleanser, preferably a deep cleansing formula in the morning where you will remove any buildup of oil/sweat accumulated Dry skin – stick to cream/oil cleansers that still deep cleans the face Oily skin – gel/foaming cleansers 2. Tone. Normal/Combination witch hazel is good for … Read More

Mapepe QQ Hair Curler Review

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Want curls in your hair with no heat? to last all day and hold? even with no damp, wet feeling while sleeping on it? I have found a great solution! I got the strawberry Mapepe QQ Hair Curler from bobodave.com! It was under “Highly Recommended from Taiwan” one of their top selling products in their e-store so I decided to give it a try! It”s a sponge-y curler that looks like a yoyo, but without the string, in a shape … Read More

Kose Softymo Makeup Remover Review

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I recently ordered this from bobodave.com and I really really love this makeup remover! It has successfully removed even the toughest waterproof mascara I have ever come across (those crazy waterproof Japanese ones)! – Comes in a squeeze bottle, perfect as you control how much you want to avoid wasting product – It removes without a residue – Comes in a gel-like substance – Comes in a huge bottle that will last a long, long time! – Does not irritate … Read More

Fancl Mild Cleansing Oil Review

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I recently purchased this cleanser from www.bobodave.com Here is the description of the product: Using cutting-edge nano-technology, our Mild Cleansing Oil breaks up even the most stubborn makeup to nano-size particles, makes it easy for all the dirts slide off your skin. Soft cushion oi and carefully selected plant extracts, including Rose Hip oil , Green tea catechin oil are very sensitive-skin friendly. You won’t believe how it won’t leave any icky residue on your skin. Directions for use Apply … Read More

Evalyn – 100% Natural Herbal Skincare

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The Orchid Power Rediscovered www.myevalyn.com I was recently contacted by Evalyn to give my opinion and review on their new product line and I agreed to do so in hopes of finding a great, holistic and natural way of achieving beautiful skin, for my followers! I asked them if they had some information in regards to this product and here is what they told me: Evalyn promotes holistic health in skincare by combining over centuries of Chinese traditional practice and … Read More

OCC Lip Tars Review (Hush, Grandma, Demure, Anime, Pageant)

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Pictures courtesy of OCCmakeup.com (Hush, Grandma, Demure, Anime, Pageant) PIGMENT – 5/5 Wow! It’s SO pigmented, to the point where you do a tiny tiny drop and it spreads sooo much! (see pictures below) FINISH – 5/5 It’s semi matte, it’s not too dry looking and it’s not super glossy. Better than any lipstick, seriously now I can see why everyone crazes over it. It dries to be the same sheen as your skin, it’s so beautiful. You can layer … Read More

Other Artists, Friends or Foes?

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I am listening to this as I’m writing this note. –>This song inspired my thoughts …. (please listen to my inspirational song) A lot of times people ask me why I help out other artists so much. Whether it be in makeup, hair, wardrobe, even photography. People say I shouldn’t give away my secrets or expose too much because I’m putting myself at risk. But why not!? I believe my coworkers and artists are also a source of my inspiration. … Read More

Eyeliner Q&A

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I often get asked about eyeliner so I decided to write some quick tips for you all 🙂 1. “Eyeliner!! It”s so hard! How do you draw eyeliner?” Depending on your shape of the eye, it completely varies. Some eyes don”t even need eyeliner like “protruding eyes”. I could give you a few suggestions however: – if you have bad dark circles, keep your eyeliner attention on the top lid rather than the bottom to keep the focus away – … Read More

Where Does The Good Go Project

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So everytime someone does something for a good cause, where does it go? What we often hear in the news is what someone has done wrong, slipped up, or even in weather: the chance of rain rather than the chance of sunshine. I ask all of you to help change that. I wish there was a place where people can go to see where the good goes. We need to see, hear and feel more of the good in life. … Read More

Cinema Secrets Review & Swatch

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I purchased Kit #1, 6, 10, 11 Pros – Amazing texture, blends right into the skin, looks exactly like skin. – Not oily looking on camera, just the right amount of sheen. – Reflects in natural light like skin does – Very light feeling, doesn’t feel like much at all. – Contains Kaolin which helps control shine – Contains Silicone which helps smooth away fine lines – Feels like a mix between buttery creme and a light feel of smooth … Read More

Tereza Michelle

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Just recently I had the pleasure of working with Tereza Michelle and Eikona. Tereza has such a great personality and an awesome sense of humor, I truly had a wonderful experience working with her. With a sweet and caring heart, Tereza spends her days caring and tending for the unfortunate as well. She’s has a fabulous au-naturel body too! I spent most of the time warming up her skin, I bronzed up her body with Scott Barne’s Body Bling and … Read More

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