When my glitter/glamour filter is activated, why stop? When will my rapturous use of the Pat McGrath palette stop? At this price point: I’ve got to use it, or lose it, as the saying goes. Remix of the jewel-tones and classic Glamourrrrrr. Continue reading
It’s been three months of doing my own photography, to perfect my makeup visions. With this latest shoot, my model Rose, plays a 70’s glamour Svengali. It marks a moment of getting my Vogue makeup to a new level. Plus, my thoughts on the journey of doing my own photography. Continue reading
It’s almost Oscar time! But even if silver screen sirens might be a thing of the past, the allure of Glamour hasn’t faded at all. And it inspired me to indulge my wildest technicolour dreams, for the sheer fun of going all out Oscar! Continue reading
I have to confess about slightly obsessing over the genius of Charlotte. Don’t worry about me: yes, I can be a tad OCD, but I’m also very ADD, and as you read this, I just went back to “natural” makeup (but that is another post). Continue reading
As makeup artists we are confronted with different faces, our job is to find what is beautiful and to bring it out with skill and vision. It can be challenging to work with someone who is quite different from you, be it eye shape, facial structure, or skin tone. Thanks to Fatima, I got work with African beauty. Continue reading
Charlotte Tilbury created the now iconic Tilbury smoky by perfecting the bombshell look of the late Seventies and early Eighties, and making it utterly modern! While her new makeup line hasn’t made it to the Montreal Holt Renfrew, yet… I managed to find in my makeup kit some great products to get your Tilbury face on, without breaking the bank. Gorgeous!
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
Glam looks without looking like you’ve walked out of a Mad Men episode? Possible! I took inspiration from Alexa Chung who know how to work what I call Minimal Glam. The trick is strip down makeup to the most basic elements. Continue reading