Category Archives: Makeup

Nude Lipsticks To Try

Nude Lipsticks to Try

I am actually one that loves to break out the nude lipsticks in colder months. Especially ones with warm brown, mauve or rose petal pink undertones. Straight flesh-colored, beige has never suited me with thin lips (want lip filler but I’m a baby) as it all but erases my mouth. Typically, colors like that don’t […]

Melissa + Jake

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Melissa came into my studio like a burst of sunshine–super enthusiastic, warm and down-to-earth. I absolutely loved dolling her up for her engagement session. She knew exactly the direction she wanted to go with the makeup. We strategized the colors for her eyes, lips and cheeks as she described the theme of the shoot and her […]

Luxe Holiday Makeup Gifts

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  The holiday season is quickly approaching (like seriously–Thanksgiving is tomorrow?!) so this is ’round about the time my makeup spidey senses begin tingling with JOY at the thought of holiday gift sets. If you followed this blog last Christmas season, you will know my obsession with holiday gift sets (especially ones from Sephora). I […]

Tips From Your Makeup Artist Before Wedding Day

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For my brides (and any brides for that matter) getting married in the next few months, I thought I would share a few complexion-enhancing tips to prepare you to look your best for the most special day of your life! Over my journey as a makeup artist, I have learned some key points that truly […]

Courtney + Bryant

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I had so much fun glamming up Courtney and her bridal party for her wedding day! We got them ready at one of their family members’ beautiful homes, then did one last touch up and off they went to their stunning venue at The Gaston Country Club! We chose to pop Courtney’s eyes with a […]

A Foundation Stick for Us Oily Girls

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Besides its sleek, sexy triangular packaging, The Hourglass Vanish Seamless Foundation Stick has a lot to write home about. I’ve been using this deliciousness for a few weeks now and I’m in love. It has totally replaced my Makeup Forever HD Foundation stick as my favorite stick foundation of all time.  Some of its strong […]