I had the honor of traveling to Los Angeles to learn from the best at Smashbox Studios, where a local designer was shooting a catalog of her latest loungewear. We got to do the makeup for her models and take part in the photo shoot.
This was a really fun fashion shoot for The New York Post, featuring the San Diego-based metal band As I Lay Dying. The model was a good sport to deal with everything I threw at her, including an awesome fake dragon tattoo and spiky pink fake eyelashes.
I love to take pictures of my clients before applying makeup because it shows what’s possible. When you see the fresh-faced pics next to the finished look, the transformation is often dramatic! Whether my clients are looking for a natural look or something a little more festive for a special event, I love the glamming-up process.
I had so much fun doing makeup for Halloween this year! First, I had some fun with my daughter and made her look like a sugar skull. I went for larger, more colorful exaggerated eyes since she’s a little kiddo. Next was fellow Maplewood mom Nalini and her husband Michael, who wanted to attend a Halloween party in Dia de los Muertos style. Nalini wanted a slight twist on her look though; since Halloween and Diwali were happening at the […]