Photo shoot with Taylor

My talented daughter, Sydney is an art minor at Clemson. She has won several awards for her photography and has been published in minor publications. So, we decided to collaborate together for her next submission. Model: Taylor Photographer: Sydney Rose Photography Details on Makeup: Airbrush Foundation: Dinair in Glamour Concealer: IT Cosmetics Eyes: Urban Decay,Continue reading “Photo shoot with Taylor”

My Favorite YouTube Channels!

In my last blog, I spoke about the 3 YouTube channels that I love to follow on a regular basis, so I thought I’d share my thoughts with you. 2 out of 3 of these YouTube bloggers are WORKING makeup artists . . . not just makeup gurus that have hoards of makeup who don’tContinue reading “My Favorite YouTube Channels!”

Holiday Inspired Makeup

Are you feeling in the holiday spirit yet or do you have a fun holiday party to attend?  Try this contoured eye with a bit of glitter and rosy cheeks! For flawless foundation, I airbrushed it using Dinair in Radiance for a slight glow to the skin.  For the eyes, I primed them with UrbanContinue reading “Holiday Inspired Makeup”

Looking for new skincare?

I am always looking for the latest and greatest especially in skincare!  Technology changes so quickly and so do makeup and skincare formulas.  Now, I’m not saying that using your old stand by isn’t great but why not try something different when you run out of your current? I have been struggling with skincare sinceContinue reading “Looking for new skincare?”

Happy Halloween

I have had these sequins since I purchased products from one of my most favorite makeup brands, Pat McGrath Labs.  All of her products come packaged in hoards of sequins (Watch the unboxing here!) and I’ve been trying to figure out what to do with them ever since!  This lead me to my version of aContinue reading “Happy Halloween”

Dahja’s Senior Portrait Makeup 

This beautiful senior, Dahja, had a makeup session with me and then a personalized photo shoot with the super talented Mary Beth’s Photography.  We had so much fun together in my studio creating this look.  Dahja is a natural beauty who normally doesn’t wear much makeup but wanted something special for her shoot.  So, I didContinue reading “Dahja’s Senior Portrait Makeup “

Bella’s Makeup

Mary Beth Photography took these gorgeous portraits of Bella for her 11th birthday.  I thought it was a really great idea to take portraits at this age, when most of time, this special age goes undocumented. I also loved the confetti balloons and thought it was the perfect touch! I had so much fun getting toContinue reading “Bella’s Makeup”

Jasmine’s Senior Makeup

I am so lucky to have met this gorgeous young lady and her beautiful mom!  They have been coming to me for a couple of years now and they always brighten up my studio!  Jasmine likes to have more of a natural look so for her senior pictures, we went for a soft contour eyeContinue reading “Jasmine’s Senior Makeup”

Lauren’s Bridal Trial

When brides decide to hire a professional makeup artist for their wedding, it is so important to do a makeup trial first.  This allows the bride to be able to adjust her look before the wedding day.  This way, on the bride’s big day, she can sit back and relax knowing that she is goingContinue reading “Lauren’s Bridal Trial”

Senior makeup for Sarah and Grace

I have known these girls for what seems like forever and I have to tell you, they became seniors in the blink of an eye!  I was excited when I was able to do their makeup for their senior pictures!  I used the same eye makeup palette on both of the girls, just in differentContinue reading “Senior makeup for Sarah and Grace”