What happens when I mix my previous auburn character, with some traditional Halloween fare, and a autumn leaves colour palette? Glinda from the Wizard of OZ. If Oz is one of the most colourful movies ever made, this is a tribute to Technicolor, redheads and… Witches!
On eyes, Vida palette by Melt, Natasha Denona Mini Gold palette and Colour Pop Uh Huh Honey palette. On lips, Lisa Eldridge Velvet Muse and Velvet Decade as liner. Mascara YSL Doll Eyes.
How does one frame a fall idea about a Pumpkin and Latte colour palette? Italian Cinéma movie stars, like Monica Vitti come to my mind. Because just like a Pumpkin Spice Latte, it doesn’t need any justification. Unedited. Enjoy
The movie Cabaret is what turned me into a Liza *with a z fan. The perfect 70’s movie, while fashionably being a 1930’s period drama about the rise of Hitler. Now that’s entertainment, ladies and gentlemen.
Orange? I know… it’s not the colour most people think of when they think of summer makeup. They think of hot pink, coral, peach… But Orange is the bold statement to make–If you dare. The Perfect Orange
Somewhere (over the rainbow) of September 2018, I had the realization that no matter how many faces I photographed, or worked on, I was running on automatic pilot. At the time, my life revolved between working a day job. Then, after work, I would be organizing my photoshoots. A shoot involved me doing the makeup, hair, coaching the model, and taking the pictures, plus editing the images!
It’s been a year of revision of priorities. Instead of working on 15 beginner models, I’ve been working on a few select faces. One of these being mine, which has been quite a wonderful surprise for myself. The other “regular face” has been a colleague who turned singer and songwriter.
It’s been a crazy two months, between working my ass off for the holidays and changes at work, I haven’t really had time to make any new “Makeup-On-A-Model” posts. To be honest, my mind was a huge blank. But I’m back with a lot of help from a makeup friend.Continue reading →