Have you seen these yet? I first spotted these veggie juice packages at my local Fresh and Easy. They promised to make juicing or blending a piece of cake, so I had to give one a try. I chose the Harvest Sensations Cool Carrot Craze. And boy was it easy! I just opened the bag and let all the yummy veggies fall into my blender. No washing necessary = BONUS!! And voila! I had my smoothie.Read More
If you have been following my makeup artist journey on Instagram and facebook, then you know that I am always on the hunt for innovative beauty and kit products, things that will make my life easier as a makeup artist. Maybe it’s because I travel quite a bit to Vegas and LA for makeup gigs, or maybe it’s because I’m a mobile makeup artist covering all of the Bay Area, either way I am constantly trying to optimize my kit. Constantly. So when I learned that ...Read More
Recently, I decided to make the switch from Iphone to Samsung and it was all because of a watch - the Samsung Gear. I have a small addiction to technology and the Gear looked like it could solve some social media issues (the hubby hates when I look at my cell during dinner), not to mention help out in the health department, so why not give the little guy a try? Plus it looked oh so cool in VOGUE this summer.Read More
Guess who got to attend the Beyond Wonderland electronic dance festival as a mad hatter last weekend?!?!? THIS GIRL!!
I've always wanted to wear different colored eyeshadow on each eye, so when I got the opportunity to do something cool with my makeup for the festival, I took it! It wasn't easy, and definitely took a ...Read More
I'm a firm believer that age is just a number and that's all it really is. I think real age is determined by how we feel inside. What does that mean in the world of makeup? It means we don't always have to follow the age appropriate makeup rules - it's okay to bend them!
So if you're 30+ and you feel like rocking some glitter, reach for a fun glitter liner. Feeling really sassy? Then do glitter from eyelid to crease! (Coordinate with matte and sheen shadows of course.) But draw the line at throwing glitter all over the entire lid/brow area. Unless it's for a costume party (that's a whole different story!) because otherwise it just looks like you're trying too hard ... or crazy and who wants that?!
If you wanna wear bright colors, make sure they look like they could be in the same color palette with each other. Pick one feature or a couple to deck out, just remember to do it the right way: blend! blend! blend! + make them compliment not compete! I've totally worn a bright eye AND a bright lip (image) by following my little guidelines mentioned above - and everyone loved it! Key things to remember: there is a time and place for everything!! Think about the event/place you are going to - if you can have a little fun with your look then go for it! Why not?!