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In case you’re here to find makeup tips for a Holiday Look, let’s talk about that. It makes sense that most holiday looks always involve some kind of sparkle. So what kind of sparkle should you use? Anybody who knows me knows I’m not much for rules. Just do what you like and what works for you. But here are…

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I’m not very festive. I am not really a party-goer. I don’t drink. I’ve never even had my own Christmas tree. (Man, I am more un-festive than I even realized.) But I do like seeing the beautiful holiday festivities. I like all that sparkles and twinkles and shines. I like seeing people’s red-cheeks in the cold as they rush around…

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Um, probably not. Unless he’s your husband. Or his love interest in a starring role. Or if you are lucky enough to be Kristan Serafino, his personal hairstylist! Kristan has styled Matthew’s hair for television, movies and magazines, as well as for the Dolce & Gabbana campaign. And though she is an accomplished celebrity to the stars, she is also a celebrity…

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This video was fun because it was for Electrolux kitchen appliances, which also meant it included food. And not just any old food. Food prepared and styled by Chef Dave Martin, a finalist from the first season of America’s Top Chef. Not only is Chef Dave a talented chef, he is also a very nice person. While they were filming I’d…

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Get the J.Lo Glow!

10-19-2011

One woman who wears makeup right is Jennifer Lopez. She is always glowing. Next time you’re watching TV, look at people’s makeup and compare the difference. For example, sometimes newscasters look orange or greyish or too pale (I know sometimes they have to do their own makeup so we can cut them slack, but take a look). Below are some things…

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Check out the Expert Tips and Trends videos I did with Clinique. You can’t see me in the video, but you can see my hands! And maybe learn some makeup tips too. http://www.clinique.com/cms/expert_tips_trends/how_to/video_makeup.tmpl Here’s what I like: Clinique is very strict about using only Clinique while filming—no false advertising. Everything you see is what a Clinique product will do. And…

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If you didn’t already know, Ann Taylor LOFT has a teachers’ perks program that includes every day discounts, special events, as well as sweepstakes and a cool 50K grant program in support of educators! If I were a teacher, I’d be heading off to LOFT to be appreciated. We took a trek to Connecticut to do the hair, makeup and fashion makeovers currently featured…

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As a makeup artist, I can share knowledge and give tips on skin care. But I’m no doctor. Dr. Amy Wechsler is! She’s brilliant dermatologist with a degree in psychiatry—she understands your skin, but she also understands how it affects you as a person. Dr. Wechsler is also a spokesperson for RealAge and is Marie-Claire magazine’s resident dermatologist (In other words,…

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Did you know that 90% of aging is from the environment and sun? And sun protection is not just preserving your skin, it also can protect your health, your life! It’s serious. It’s pretty easy to remember how damaging the sun can be when it’s beating down on you. It’s when it’s cool and cloudy that sometimes you need to worry…

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I’m often asked about my favorite products. While some products are better than others depending on what you want to achieve, these are some of my favorites. Eve Pearl Salmon Concealer A concealer that hides under eye dark circles and looks natural is rare. The shade undertones in this lightweight formula do just the trick! I use it on almost…

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