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!
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.
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.
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.
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?