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…

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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,…

6 Makeup Tips From a Pro

I am asked all the time by friends and clients what my secret makeup tips are. Okay well, maybe they’re not so secret but I promise you they do work!

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…

Winter Beach Vacation Makeup Tips

With all this rain and snow, I bet you are ready to vacation and go to the beach. Here are a few easy makeup tips to get a summer look.  We are all about a dewy, “I was lounging at the beach club look”, so our  typical “office” look is not going to work on our…

Makeup Tips from ABC Bay Area Life

  It was incredibly exciting to be interviewed by Lizzie Bermudez for Bay Area Life on ABC . Anytime I am able to secure a media platform where I can showcase my passion and talents, I am over the moon. For this Bay Area Life segment we ended up taping about 6 makeup tips in 3 hours. It was…

Love, Beauty, and Lip Gloss

There are four things in life that I can’t live without: True Friendship, Love, Beauty and Lip Gloss 1.True Friendship means supporting, caring, loving and being honest (even when it’s not what the friend wants to hear!). It seems that I have many “Best Friends” and they live out of sate or let’s just say not…

Getting A Client Ready

I try to make my clients, models and celebrities feel relaxed before I begin their makeup. A relaxed, happy and smiling face always looks better on camera. One of my tricks is to start with Bliss Body Butter, it has an amazing lemony scent and it gets the blood flowing to their face from the pressure points in…

Gap Shoot

I started my day  getting Nikolai (14) and Ben (8) ready for school which is the subject for another blog called  “How many times can I say the same thing , while they ignore me and hurry up or we are going to be late for school!”. After drinking green juice 2 cups of very…