Category Archives: Tips

Shooting Photos for the Makeup Artist’s Portfolio

Just before I left for vacation at the beginning of July I finished another truly wonderful class  for The New York Makeup Academy of Japan. We were  fortunate to have the use of the  classroom at Temptu which gave us the … 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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Makeup class Photoshoot 4

Not all but many of the artists quickly add spontaneous “Freestyle” artistic touches to create a third and final makeup and this time it was amazing for me to  see how they all blended their own individual style with  the models personality (in this … Continue reading

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Desigual Fall 2016 clothes are fab

I just saw the Desigual Fall 2016 and just loved the clothes a great blend of different ethniticities, my favourite large shouldered silhouette and mixes of patterns. Some great pieces in velvet and the hats were fab. The makeup was pretty … Continue reading

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Makeup tips for working on Location

Model, Sarah. Hair, Pasqui. Makeup, Meredith Rose  Going on location doesn’t necessarily mean going to exotic places-most often, it will mean working from a van in the town in which you work. When I first started out as a makeup artist I did … Continue reading

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Made in The USA

I love working with factories in the USA and getting to know my manufacturers . Not only is there the added bonus of personal contact but they can also get things together for me rapidly. My brusholders and brushes are all … Continue reading

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Sultry Sexy Spring 2016

Regina my assistant is especially good at doing neutral smokey eyes so for this makeup she  experimented with some color, using Spring 2016 colors without going too wild. She  did these wonderful deep blue smokey eyes on her sister Dahlia.  As it … Continue reading

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Cuore makeup Seminar

For a number of years now I have enjoyed doing Seminars for Cuore a Japanese Cosmetic Company. They bring their Makeup Artists on a visit  in December every year. I had not done one since I closed The Art of Beauty so the last … Continue reading

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Layering

Layering with clothing keeps you so warm and also can help keep you  cool as you are able to strip off slowely .  Layering with makeup is my favourite way to do makeup as it gives a depth to the end result. … Continue reading

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