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Meltproof Makeup Look & Tips

Having oily skin has its pros and cons. What about when paired with wearing makeup in the scorching heat? I know, I know..con to the max. Don’t fret guys, shine and sweat are completely normal. Even actors and actresses have to get blotted very frequently on set because they’re human too. We can, however, take certain steps to keep our look from melting off of our faces faster!

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In this video you will also see me use the It Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Vol. 1 Matte Luxe Transforming Eye Shadow Palette (talk about a mouthful!) on my eyes. I have been wearing this palette almost everyday as of late!

 

 Check out the video and information section for tips and a full list of products that I recommend to help you combat the heat!

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Zombie Look! with MonsterBuster Entertainment

So I may have expressed this numerous times already but I love Halloween and anything horror! This year for Halloween I wanted to do it bigger and better than ever before. I of course needed help (a lot of it!) to reach my goal. :)

I have been anticipating this day and am now so excited to share this finished product with you guys! And this is only the first of ’em! I have to give Torey Haas a special shout out for collaborating with me on this project! He leads such an amazing team with everyone at MonsterBuster Entertainment and without everyone’s efforts this would not have been possible! I’m so excited and humbled by this experience. Please check out the first video: Zombie Makeup!

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Editorial Camera Ready Makeup

As a makeup artist I must say my DSLR camera is one of the best investments I have made. Asides from the fact that it produces beautiful HD footage, it is the best preview tool when it comes to perfecting a look. It picks up more than the naked eye usually sees and with this profession attention to detail is so important! I’ve talked about my camera in a vlog before but if you didn’t catch it I am currently using a Canon Rebel T2i. It’s my starter DSLR and I will advance to another one when I feel it is time 😀

I’ve had a growing admiration and appreciation for photography ever since I started doing makeup for photo shoots. You would be surprised how much effort goes into producing a beautiful image.

I was looking at some different make up looks that appeared on the runway because I draw inspiration from anything and everything. I came upon an image of Sun Fei Fei that I couldn’t take my eyes off of. She was sporting a graphic liner look on the runway and I loved how striking yet simple it was. She has one of those gorgeous faces that you could do so much with to manipulate her look.

I further looked her up and came upon the cover of the Vogue China March 2011 edition. It sparked up a whole lot of creative energy in me and lead me to do everything in my power to recreate it!

I wanted to challenge myself and this was truly a challenge! Imagine being your own model, makeup artist, and photographer in one to try to replicate an image. Not to mention your own videographer who films tutorials and produces them to share with everyone 😉  I am not a photographer so learning how to use the DSLR was and still is quite difficult for me. Life would be much easier if I had my own personal photographer and videographer whenever I need one but I wouldn’t have learned as much as I have if I didn’t challenge myself :)

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