showtime: 1 on 1 makeup session with Chrys

showtime: 1 on 1 makeup session with Chrys

I had such a great time with beautiful Chrys on our 1 on 1 everyday makeup lesson!
Chrys, who (like many others, including myself!) admits to being overwhelmed by the plethora of endless trends, options, methods and varieties of makeup today. One wouldn’t even know where to begin even if they tried!

Enter me!  We went through everything to create the basic everyday face. From moisturizer, foundation, light contour and highlight, brows (my fave), blush, lashes and lips! After discussing products, it was makeup time! I explained and demonstrated each application to her using a variety of brushes to one side of her face, and she would apply the same techniques on her own to the other side of her face! We had so much fun and laughs.

I had forgotten to take a before photo, but here are the results and I think she looks stunning either way!
It’s really amazing how very little makeup can change the way you look and feel, and most importantly, it’s fun!

That little boost of confidence can make all the difference, and as a makeup lover, it’s a great feeling!

Private or group sessions are now available!
For inquiries, questions or rates contact me for some prime-time-girl-time! or you can also use the contact form.

Can’t wait to hear from you, gorgeousness!



Gorgeous Chrys after our makeup session! She was able to follow makeup application flawlessly!

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showtime: weddings | Rowena and her bridal party

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Hi everyone!

It’s been a crazy couple of months! I’ve been wanting to share with you this gorgeous bride, and beautiful soul Rowena and her stunning bridal party for the longest time!
I couldn’t tell you how much fun I had working with Rowena and how lucky I am to have met her! She is just nothing but sweet and wonderfulness and such a beauty. People as beautiful as Rowena make my job so easy.

It’s crazy how makeup is on a whole other level than what it was before. Sometimes, it’s out of control. I’m seeing a lot of over-contouring, heavy false lashes, and lip suctions??! Holy nuts and bolts.
It’s super fun to play with makeup, but let’s always be (and look) ourselves, okay? 😉 Isn’t that the most beautiful?

Weddings are such a special occasion, and of course – we want to look our absolute best. Instead of looking like a completely different person, let’s be the best version of ourselves. That’s my jam. Natural glam!!! =P

Thank you to Rowena and her girls for letting me post. xo


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showtime: Before & After | Wedding Trial with Gianna


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Just look at this stunner of a bride to be, Gianna! She’s absolutely gorgeous, inside and out, and so much fun!
This beautiful soul seriously has THE most amazing skin ever. She takes great care of it and it sure does show. Makeup application is seemingly flawless and easy when you take good (and strict) care of your skin! Like Gianna! 🙂

I am so honoured and excited to do makeup for Gianna’s wedding in Spain (yes, SPAIN) in just a few weeks!
Her look is perfect. She wanted a fresh, glowing skin look to go with her soft, bridal dress, flower crown and the hot weather!
I used very minimal makeup. Remember that a little goes a long way. Lining her waterlines were totally unnecessary.
I can’t wait to see the look pulled together and share it with you all. Stay tuned.

Here are the products I used on Gianna:
Foundation: Makeup Forever 117 + 140
Concealer: Makeup Forever camouflage cream
Setting Powder: Ben Nye translucent powder
Brows: Anastasia Beverly Hills dip brow in dark brown
Eyes: MAC Burgundy Times Nine palette: Embark on crease; Honey Lust on lids; Grand Entrance (MAC) in inner tear duct
Mascara: L’Oreal waterproof Voluminous Extreme in Black
Eyeliner: Morphe (black) Slate gel eyeliner
Lashes: Ardell in black whispies (MY FAVE)
Blush: NARS Orgasm
Contour: NARS Laguna
Highlight: MAC Soft and Gentle
Lips: MAC Patisserie
Set face with MAC Fix+

I love this girl, her groom is one lucky man! I’m ecstatic to share the love in España, along with my love!
It’s gonna be good times indeed!


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Rowena Before and After

showtime: Before & After | Wedding trial with Rowena

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Oh my goodness guys. Look at this beauty, Rowena!
I am super duper stoked for this beauty of a bride to be, who will say “I do” to the love of her life, TOMORROW!

Her trial went fantastic. She wanted a beautiful, glowing, fresh faced look. Light on the eyes, and as natural as possible.  Not in the least overdone. It was perfection!
I can’t wait to be a part of her special day! It’s been an absolute honour and pleasure getting to know this beautiful soul. She’s so amazing, inside and out! We’ve had so much fun getting to know each other! Congratulations, Rowena & Mark!



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