Make-up

The chemistry of color changes; autumn fashion tones 2015

Color changes with light. And light changes with the seasons depending on how high the sun is in the sky. What looks pink in one season looks beige in another, what looks subtle and delicate at one time can look garish at another and what is comforting can suddenly become unsettling. It is the atmosphere… Continue reading The chemistry of color changes; autumn fashion tones 2015

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

Color Theory, Make-up

It’s time to change your make-up colors

Hopefully most of us are getting to spend more time outside now!  Along with that sun exposure comes a deepened skin tone so what make-up colors you wore beautifully in the winter are now probably making your skin look a little dull.  Your foundation probably looks a little gray/pasty, your blush may look dull and your eyeshadows… Continue reading It’s time to change your make-up colors

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