May 2011 archive

Hauling that MAC

Hello Beautiful People,                   Oops I did it again! Originally I went into MAC to purchase just an empty palette to put my extra colors that I had depot-ted but then I made a sad mistake of “browsing” who told me to browse?Who told me to swatch? […] Read more…

Nars Express Yourself Look #11: Miss Merli

Hello Beautiful people,    Here is look#11 which was is a serious smokey eye and light lips can I tell you what looks simple black all over loads of mascara took time and forget about clean up I had to use a lot. to recap I have entered a contest in which recreate looks from […] Read more…

Nars Express Yourself Look #9 Miss Merli

Hey Beautiful People,So in browsing the internet I discovered this challenge on Nars where you recreate looks from the book created by NARS Founder and Creative Director François Nars, in which everyday people were made up to look extraordinary. Get out your brushes, turn the lens on yourself and have the chance to win one […] Read more…

Bebe Spring Fashion Show

So while I was on my blogging hiatus I did the makeup and styling for my off and on again employer Bebe I was excited to be able to flex my fashion chops once again since there aren’t much fashion opportunities in social work. Any who please enjoy the following photos and a big thank […] Read more…

Going Natural the Journey to the Big Cut

       So it’s been quite a process not only has it been an adjustment physically emotionally. You  don’t realize how much of an impact your physical has on your mental the outlook you have on yourself until you make a drastic change. For me that was making the drastic of going natural and […] Read more…

Makeup Show Haul

Makeup Show 2011 kicked 2010’s behind! It wasn’t just the vendors, or the fact that I met Sam Fine, talked one on one with Koren Zander and Lauren (Queen of Blending). It wasn’t that I was entertained and taught by Reggie Wells ( Essence, and Oprah) No it wasn’t that (but of course all those […] Read more…

MAC Surf Baby

 After a whirlwind weekend of The Makeup Show being around a host of infamous makeup artists and bloggers whom inspired me beyond inspiration, it was bitter sweet for me to have to return back to work as a semi glamorous youth advocate in the Bronx. I say semi glamourous because while I’m able to express […] Read more…

The Makeup Show All Weekend Long

What a time I had at The Makeup Show in NYC this weekend. I met the most wonderful, welcoming, and thoughtful people I have ever met in quite a long time. It all started when on a whim and with a change of plans I went to the Make Up For Ever launch party on […] Read more…

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