The Universe Listens, Dream Big

I once heard the quote “If you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life.” Well, I have one more piece to add to that quote, “If you love what you do and where you do it, you will never work a day in your life.” I am incredibly blessed to…

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Eye Love 101: Treating Dark Circles

At one point or another, we’ve all woken up to dark circles under our eyes. These can make us look tired, sick, and worn down. To understand what we need to do to get rid of eye circles, it’s important to know the causes. Things like not getting enough sleep, drinking too much, genetics, and…

Travel in Style: TSA-Friendly Beauty Faves

I am packing for a trip to Europe as I write this post. As summer is getting closer I know a lot of people have travel plans so I put together a list of my beauty must-haves that are TSA-friendly for carry on. As someone who travels frequently, I can tell you that I’ve become…

Green Beauty Tips in Honor of Earth Day

  Attention all Pretty Girls, Earth Day is fast-approaching this Saturday and we’re kicking off a sweet celebration to honor mother Earth. This Saturday when you purchase any Pretty Girl product we will donate 50% of all proceeds to Friends of the Earth, an outspoken environmental organization that represents more than two million activists in…

An Eyelash Exposé

I think every woman alive on this planet is looking for a way to have amazingly long lashes. Waking up to beautiful, lush lashes and not looking as haggard as we feel we look in the mirror was a novel concept. The eyelash trends began with mascara, then fake lashes, and now lash extensions. As…

How to Get the Most Out of Your Pretty Girl Makeup

Welcome to our Pretty Girl appreciation post where I am going to show you how to get the most out of each of our products. I’ve written down all the essential makeup tips I have acquired over my years of being a professional Makeup Artist so that I can share the art of makeup with…

The Beauty of Living Well

I’m writing this post from The Retreat, a glam wellness spa in Costa Rica that I’m visiting with my daughter Melania. My best friend Diana Stobo opened this beautiful place in the mountains where people can go relax and rejuvenate. Upon arrival, we were greeted with turmeric tea which cleans the liver and gets rid of…

My Dream Team

I started this company all by myself which at times can feel very daunting, overwhelming and lonely. However, when I’m on a shoot everything falls into place. The joy and fulfillment of being part of a creative team is like no other, everyone gets very close very quickly. The model, the Makeup Artist, the Lighting…

Clients That Have Inspired Me

Being a makeup artist has given me the privilege of working with some exceptional entrepreneurs that have given me advice and inspiration to grow and expand my company. I’ve learned a lot from the clients I’ve styled and I’ve learned how turn my dreams into reality.  My friend/client, CEO of Hint Water and KARA TV,…

I’m a Makeup Artist, Illusionist, and CEO

Being a Makeup Artist is truly is a gift from God, but not for the reasons you think. I’ve definitely enjoyed cool perks like meeting fabulous people, having financial success, being on a set for the day in  penthouse with a view of San Francisco, a shoot on the beach  in Cabo. But I don’t use…