Color Theory, How to's, Make-up

How to’s: primers, concealers and neutralizing powders

I have been burning the candle at both ends lately with the project that my husband and I have undertaken in our time off.  As a result, I have darker than usual circles around my dust-induced allergy laden eyes.  My end-of-summer skin brightening routine has been working—the background melasma skin tones are nearly back to normal—but there… Continue reading How to’s: primers, concealers and neutralizing powders

Color Theory, How to's, Make-up

The best of Fall Color for your face

Shimmering rose-copper, translucent autumn russet, burnished bronze and sparkling plum....red berry, claret, bordeaux and harvest grape....these lucious make-up colors that are so fashionable right now are to my eye the best of the 2014 autumn trends.  Wearable by anyone at any age - whether your personal look is a-la-natural or stylized - these glamorous neutrals make being woman quite… Continue reading The best of Fall Color for your face

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Seeing your face; best lighting and mirrors

Do you ever struggle seeing to put on your make-up? Do your friends delicately point out the “granny hair” protruding from your chin that you did not notice?  If so, chances are your mirrors and lighting are not optimal. As any portrait photographer will tell you, side lighting is best to see AND flatter the face.… Continue reading Seeing your face; best lighting and mirrors

Color Theory, How to's, Make-up

Spring make-up trends for faces over 40

Make-up trends are dictated by the changes in clothing; new colors and new styles mean a new emphasis or de-emphasis on the face.  We all should have a classic make-up look based on our personal style but it is fun to sometimes change-up the make-up tones or application.  Spring is a great time to do… Continue reading Spring make-up trends for faces over 40

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The Art of the Bath

Oozing into warmth, the quiver of contrast giving way to the rush of blissful release...ahhhh, the comfort of The Bath!  But more times than not when I am invited in to see someone’s newly remodeled bathroom, there sits center stage - framed in artisan tile work, punctuated with gleaming metal apparatus, flanked by artwork -  a… Continue reading The Art of the Bath