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CeleBeauty Watch: Get the Look—Queen Latifah at the 2014 People’s Choice Awards by Sam Fine

CeleBeauty Watch: Get the Look—Queen Latifah at the 2014 People’s Choice Awards by Sam Fine

Makeup by COVERGIRL Ambassador Sam Fine “Most often the clothes dictate the look; however, once Tim Snell (Latifah’s longtime stylist) revealed his version of the LBD, Latifah immediately requested a simple eye, glowing skin, and a striking lip instead of our favorite smoky eye/pale lip combination. So, when the Queen makes a request… I aim […]

Product Review—Makeup: Sam Fine Fashion Fair Supreme Color Collection Eyeshadow Quads

Product Review—Makeup: Sam Fine Fashion Fair Supreme Color Collection Eyeshadow Quads

As a makeup artist, I treasure eyeshadow palettes, particularly if they make sense.  As a consumer, the value of a great palette is immense—they save space and money.   All too often however, cosmetic  manufacturers throw some random eyeshadow colors together (usually ones that are not selling so well)  and call it a “limited edition” makeup […]

Beauty News: Sam Fine New Creative Director of Fashion Fair Cosmetics

Beauty News: Sam Fine New Creative Director of Fashion Fair Cosmetics

This is such exciting news!  Sam Fine, THE celebrity makeup artist for women of color, has been appointed Creative Director of Fashion Fair Cosmetics.  This is a wonderful step in the right direction for the brand that so many black women fell in love with as a brand for us. As reported in Women's Wear […]

Get the Look: Paula Patton at The Premiere of Jumping The Broom

Get the Look: Paula Patton at The Premiere of Jumping The Broom

Celebrity makeup artist Sam Fine perfected Paula Patton’s beautiful face at the premier of Jumping the Broom.  Here is Sam’s step-by-step instructions to recreate Paula’s look for the premiere. Inspiration for the look: It always begins with the dress! Once I saw the sheer, jewel encrusted neck and sheer sleeve of Paula’s dress, I felt […]

Get the Look: Vanessa Williams at the 36th Annual March of Dimes Beauty Ball by Celebrity Makeup Artist Sam Fine

Get the Look: Vanessa Williams at the 36th Annual March of Dimes Beauty Ball by Celebrity Makeup Artist Sam Fine

Celebrity makeup artist Sam Fine shares the makeup look for Vanessa Williams at the 36th Annual March of Dimes Beauty Ball: I always look to what my client is wearing for inspiration. Vanessa wore a chic black Lanvin gown that inspired me to play up her eyes for a sexy, sultry look! I always begin by dabbing concealer directly […]

Circumspect Sunday: The Generosity of the Makeup Artist Community & a Darn Good Hummus Recipe

Circumspect Sunday: The Generosity of the Makeup Artist Community & a Darn Good Hummus Recipe

I haven’t written a Circumspect Sunday post in a long time.  I wonder if maybe I haven’t been too circumspect lately.  Hmmm. At any rate, I woke up wanting Hummus.  And I thought about my friend and colleague Patrick Eichler, (former International Director of Education for M.A.C) who is an amazing makeup artist and who […]

Monday Means Makeup: FINE The Basics Of Beauty

I have been a makeup artist for many many years, and I really thought I had seen and heard it all. But recently I purchased Sam Fine’s DVD, FINE the Basics of Beauty, and found that there are a few “little” things I can do for myself and my clients that will contribute to a […]

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