This post is about Nadia. She’s a writer, a stylist, an actress, a seamstress, a comedian, and she is loud… like the mouth on the dress suggests. It’s also an ode to the sixties liner.
I’ve been a big fan of using natural oils for my skincare, and I like to buy them from small crafters, because they put so much passion and love into their products. The current one I had, was running out, and I wanted to try something different. So when Pip brought her Vanya Essential pots, I decided to give them a try.
Lea Valente, went through cancer twice, and she still is shining bright, living life to the fullest, and enjoying every minute. This special guest post will also be also featured in Dress To Kill magazine, this summer. Continue reading
It’s always a great pleasure to get to do makeup and a photo-session on a woman I find very interesting and captivating (by my own standards). And yes there is something more to beauty than an Instagram face.
It’s a cliché, but you meet the right people at the right time, and sometimes in the most unceremonious ways. I met Andy through Cesar, my main photographer/partner in crime. She hired us to make some new head shots.
It turned out to be one of the most inspirational meetings of last year! Continue reading
It’s been a year already! A BIG year of Making Up The Magic, of creating visual dialogues while exploring the faces of women and the meaning of beauty, beyond the trends. And to celebrate, I’m going beyond the surface. Continue reading
Short is on the rise! After so much long hair obsessions (and extensions), it’s all about the cool girl who wants to keep it simple and lovely. Cue in my friend Joyce, with her super short hair, for some makeup fun and photos!
I always liked to glam up my mother and my sister and use them as models. It’s still something I love to do, and I recently convinced friend and journalist, Mariève, to model some glamour looks for the camera, and the blog. Beauty is all around, and it’s more than a certain look to a face: beauty is about it’s personality. Continue reading
In these day of sexy everything, Tilda Swinton is a refreshing beacon of grace and beauty. Her unique beauty is now the inspiration behind Face Painter, François Nars spring 2015 collection. And in case you are wondering, here’s why.
I have an obsession for pretty pastels. So I decided to indulge, smack in the middle of the snowy-white Canadian winter. Braving the snow in powder pink, who said that girly meant wimpy?