Quick Tips for First Time Visitors to The Makeup Show NYC

I am super excited for The Makeup Show NYC this year because this is the first year in a while that I finally get to attend both days. If you don’t know, The Makeup Show is a PRO only focused beauty event for those in Fashion and Makeup Artistry, but if you stumbled upon this post you probably are aware of this and are super excited. You’ll find cosmetologist, models, makeup artist, stylist, beauty influencers, and even agents there. The first time I attended the Make Up Show as a budding MUA I was so overwhelmed by all its glory…

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Cinco de Mayo, Margaritas, and Sauza® Tequila Oh My

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Sauza® Tequila thank you for allowing me to share my favorite brands with you. Entertaining and celebrating are two of my favorite things to do. I was so excited to be able to combine them by celebrating the fact that I successfully defended my Ph.D. Dissertation (finally) and thanks to Sauza® Tequila, pull together a “fiesta-worthy” celebration complete with luxury Mexican-inspired serving pieces, Tacos, Nachos, and of course, some smooth tasting tequila! When I entertain, I go all out because for me it’s all about making memories that you can look…

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14 Loreal Infallible Lip Paints You need In Your Collection – Plus Full Face Swatches

Last month I received a box filled with products from the Loreal Infallible Paint line. There were so many exciting things inside that I couldn’t adequately dig in until after I finished everything concerning my dissertation. Today I’m featuring the Loreal Infallible Lip Paints… again. I shared five of these shades previously (Read the full review here)  but now I have the entire line swatched with a full look so you can get an idea of how they look when worn with makeup. Here’s a quick breakdown before diving into the looks: The Loreal Infallible Lip paints are $9.99 and can…

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Build Confidence In Your Glow With It Cosmetics!

I’ve really enjoyed everything that It Cosmetics has delivered to my door for the last few months. If you haven’t tried the brand, their skin care is to die for, and their brushes will make you want to do your makeup every single day. Another thing I love about the brands is their continuous effort to inspire women to love themselves. In this world of all filter everything, it is so important that women love what they see staring back at them. Their message is about CONFIDENCE, and you’ll find that their new brush/bronzer line is appropriately named “Confidence in Your…

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Kevyn Aucoin Molten Lip Colors and Neo Setting Powder Review on Medium Brown Skin

I remember back when I’d just started getting serious about a career in Make Up Artistry. I dove into all things Make Up Artist history and wanted to immerse myself in learning techniques from influential Make Up Artist that would help me nail down the important basic. While attending the Make Up Show NYC I kept hearing about the late renowned makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin and realized that I probably should get hip to who he was. After the show, I purchased his book “Face Forward” and used that book along with several others to practice my techniques. Fast forward…

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