I sometimes get crazy ideas. This look was created by layering the colours next to each other. I was inspired by all the jewel tones from the two palettes I bought. I wanted to keep the colours “pure”, and see how bright I could get them for the camera.
It’s that time of the year where it’s socially acceptable to wear glitter and to buy tons of makeup (that includes eyeshadow palettes). I’ve indulged in both! I’ve bought myself two new palettes and turned up the glitteratty factor, all in the name of Makeup LOVE.
The pictures in this post were shot almost 9 months ago. It marked the official beginning of my “graphic” exploration. At the time I was obsessing over the work of people like Peter Philips and Pat McGrath. I was getting bored of natural and I wanted to work on a more graphic approach to eye makeup.
Lately, I’ve been enjoying being in total control of this blog. From doing the casting, the hair and the makeup, the styling, and photographing it all. This time around, three women put their creative talents to showcase our vision of beauty, while I loose control. Continue reading
Miss pageants are sort of a mixed bag for me. On the one hand, I love the idea of celebrating beauty of different countries. On the other hand, they celebrate a certain standard of beauty, which is evolving, but it’s still not as inclusive as it should be. I wanted to share the creative process of working with Miss World Mexico when she came to Canada!
Summer had some last rays to share, and now we’re back to our regular programming. Fall. I wanted something a bit more intimate and warm, and revisiting a softer version of a smoky, while keeping it smoldering for cooler nights. And some pause for Instagram vs Studio photography.
Beauty is power. And when that beauty is exotic to us, it can be unsettling, or captivating. I’m still obsessing over liner and bold colour, to my defense; it’s a great pairing with the Afro. Continue reading
I love all the gamut from fresh makeup, to glamour, to Rock’n’Roll. This time I was touching on some new territory; fall realness in an all black wardrobe–but minus my usual glamour, yet infused with lots of fresh energy.
So it had to happen sooner or later. Having fun with clothes is always behind ever beauty shoot because I love the combination of makeup and clothes, I love how they play off each other. Working with Mathilde, I focused on clothes and explored the relationship between background, clothes and minimal beauty. Continue reading
Fall started happening a bit faster than expected, especially if you’re working. Which got me into a bit of a blue mood. With new face Alexa, from Dulcedo Models, I did some inside and outside shots. From intense eye, to no makeup.