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Happy New Year 2017

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Kim Kardashian makeup

I took some photos of  the actress Sarah  Reinsch with a classic smokey eye, a la Kim Kardashian, while filming her this week. Check out my blog, the one before last where I had her looking more natural and you will see … Continue reading

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WAG interview of Jane Wilson Marquis

A very particular point of view Great article about the designer Jane Wilson Marquis in WAG magazine, A  well deserved article . Hair by Almog Burbea, Makeup by NYMakeup Academy of Japan and photos Linda Mason.

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Interns

At the Art of Beauty by Linda Mason  I had Interns and assistants from all walks of life and have stayed friends and in contact with most of them. They each brought inspiration to me in different ways . It is so good to … Continue reading

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Location for Photoshoot

We were very fortunate to have the use of the BBFL http://www.jplusbdesign.com/store/c43/BBFL.html space in Parkslope Brooklyn for the last makeup class session in July. It was also good for the photo shoot as we had a variety of different daylight situations to … Continue reading

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Makeup Class Photoshoot 8

 Congratulations to Nene Yamamoto for keeping the delicate freshness of Tatum from www.majormodel.com who was the baby of our models on this shoot. Nene did this both with the natural makeup and the stronger one by using soft pinks and iridescent silver and glitter. Almog did … Continue reading

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Makeup Class Photoshoot 7

Sage http://www.majormodel.com has one of those ivory skins that just captures the light and great bone structure perfect for natural beauty. Stronger makeup definitely changes her.  I especialy loved her look  as she ressembled Thalita who I was lucky to have … Continue reading

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Makeup class Photoshoot 6

The makeup of the model Kendall from Click http://clickmodel.com was done by Sayaka Sato. A fabulous fresh natural look (right) then an elegant classic with a cool twist acheived through applying a corn colored blush to the cheeks and green shadow to the brows. Hair by Almog and … Continue reading

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Makeup Class Photoshoot 5

When the artist Kimi Goto did the makeup on Rose from the agency Click www.clickmodelnyc.com , I was pretty amazed. Kimi had never done makeup on a darker skinned model before. She did a fabulous natural makeup ,which you can see … Continue reading

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Beauty for Fashion

Fashion we use to shape the beauty shoots has to be either timeless, cool or avant garde. Jane Wilson Marquis gowns are timeless. They inspired the artists Mirei Morita/Taylor, Nene Yamamoto/Tatum and Sayaka Sato/Kendall,  to do elegantly creative makeup…not boring. They used touches of unusual … Continue reading

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