Thursday, January 10, 2013

Before and After, Special Occasion

The most requested look you will see below are natural looks. In this blog you will see different before and after pictures that were captured on their special day. All hair and makeup are done by me unless indicated. I hope you all enjoy it! :)

Occasion: Prom


Occasion: Wedding


On the day of her wedding in her blushed dress.

Occasion: Bridesmaid


Occasion: Wedding


Occasion: Guest of Wedding


Occasion: Guest of Wedding


Occation: Guest of Wedding


Sunday, December 30, 2012

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Bird Cage Wedding

Beautiful elegant updo with a bird cage:


Foundation- Graftobian HD Creme in Desert Sand, MAC NC40

Cheeks- Highlight with Physicians Formula Miami Strip Bronzer with the lightest shade and Contour with the darkest shade, MAC Blush in Plum Foolery

Eye brows- Sonia Kashuk Smokey Eye Quad (Discontinued)

   Brow Bone: MAC-blanc type
   Crease: Clinque Come Heather-soft Heathery violet and deep purple eyeshadows
   Eye Lids: MAC-naked eyeshadow
   Inner Corner: Urban Decay-polyester bride eyeshadow
   Outer "V" Corner: Clinique's Deep Purple from above blended with MAC-carbon eyeshadow
   Eye Liner: MAC Fluid Line-black track
   Mascara: Diorshow Waterproof Mascara-Jet Black
   False Lashes: Ardell-Wispies


to be continued...


Before Pictures on the Left and After Photos on the Right.
This is an airy/bobbed long-layered haircut with a tail.

Here we have a simple very long-layered haircut.
Right out of my garage, please excuse the background.. *te-he*
Sorry, I forgot to take before pictures. I must have cut 4 inches from the bottom, so you can imagine how long her hair was before it was cut and curled. 
I hope you all enjoy this, if you have any questions or comments, please post them below.
Ciao! ;)

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Jessica Alba Updo Dupe

I was requested to do one of Jessica Alba's updo, scroll down:

Today, I tried this updo on my friend and here's how it turned out:
The waves started falling to the sides.

Makeup Details:
Foudation - Graftobian Hi-Def Creme from the Warm Palette in "Sunlit Linen" mixed with MAC's face and body medium.
Eye brows - I used eye shadows in brown from Mac's Christmas collection years ago and mixed it with Sonia Kashuk's eyeshadow quad "Smoke in your eyes" in charcoal (discontinued) :(

  1. Brow bone: MAC,  Blanc Type
  2. Crease: Urban Decay Naked Palette 1, Naked
  3. Lids: Urban Decay Naked Palette 1, Gunmetal
  4. Out "V" Corner: Naked Palette 1, Creep
  5. Eye liner: Avon, Glimmersticks, Blackest Black
  6. Mascara: Loreal Voluminous Original, Blackest Black
  1. Highlight: Physicians Formula, Miami Strip (lightest shade)
  2. Contour: Physicians Formula, Miami Strip (darkest shade)
  3. Blush: Mac, Plum Foolery
Lips - NYX Lipstick, Chambord #LSS 580

Finishing touch: Mattify Cosmetics, Tinted Powder for Oily Skin, Fair/Medium Shade

That completes the look! I hope you all enjoyed it. If you have any questions or comments, please post them below. Thanks so much for looking! Have a wonderful day! 


Today, I just did the same UPDO again for a bridesmaid (makeup by Tina):