Picking the Right Shade of Red Lipstick

Written by Carolyn Diamond, L.E., makeup artist, owner of Carolyn Diamond Make
Red lipstick is a universal classic and has yet to go out of style. Although red lipstick can be one of the most powerful weapons in any client’s beauty arsenal, many assume they cannot wear it.Many clients, when they gather enough courage to attempt wearing red lipstick, often feel awkward, as though everyone is looking at their lips. Truth be told, they probably are! Beautiful,…

Winter Makeup Colors

Written by Angelica Itomura, makeup artist at Downey Makeup Academy
Makeup, like clothing and hair styles, change every year. Cosmetic companies are continuously challenged to come out with new colors, techniques, and textures.
Breast Cancer Care, a breast cancer support charity, hosts three, annual fashion shows that feature models who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. These fundraising events celebrate the strength and courage of the models, while also showcasing the very latest in designer fashion. The foundation will hold the three shows in London, Scotland, and Wales on October 7, 2015, November 4, 2015, and March 15,…

Believable Brows: An artistic technique for creating realistic eyebrows for clients with cance

Written by Pamela Taylor, internationally-recognized fashion and celebrity makeup artist
Hair loss is traumatic experience that can result in a client looking and feeling different. One of the side effects of chemotherapy is hair loss, including the eyelashes and eyebrows. Although this situation can be difficult for clients with hair loss, it is possible to create realistic-looking eyebrows.

Halloween Makeup

Written by Maurice Stein, celebrity makeup artist and founder of Cinema Secrets Cosmetics
Usually, makeup is about enhancing the client’s beauty with the proper tools and techniques. Sometimes makeup can be about deception and transformation, such as turning a client into a monster, creature, or animal. For a professional makeup artist, makeup can be very rewarding and, especially during Halloween, a lot of fun.

April 2021

Brands of the Month

  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • Repechage
  • Alexandria Professional