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Blinging Mommy: Get the Look—Glam Mom Garcelle Beauvais

Blinging Mommy: Get the Look—Glam Mom Garcelle Beauvais

A Glam Mommy with natural beauty, Garcelle Beauvais never disappoints with her red carpet looks. Her naturally flawless, carmel-toned skin, and long, shiny tresses make the perfect palette for almost any look. With side-swept hair, she rocks a clean, simplistic, yet glam look. This is a great look for a busy but Glam Mom who wants […]

Keep Your Sexy Cool at the 10th Art and Soul Festival in Oakland

Are you going to the Art & Soul Festival this weekend in Oakland? I think almost everyone I know is checking it out one day or another. And why not, look at the lineup: WHO:      CAKE, MC Hammer, Tony! Toni! Toné!, En Vogue, Lenny Williams, Sheila E., Edwin Hawkins and others bringing Oakland’s rich musical […]

New and Notable: Sunscreen, Cheek Tint and Waterproof Bronzer

With new products bombarding us daily, it’s imperative that we separate the credible from the hype. There are a few products that have hit the shelves this past week that look  absolutely credible and worth the splurge.  And what’s amazing is that all three products — Perricone MD, NARS and Too Faced — combine perfectly […]

Budget Beauty Tuesday: IMAN Cosmetics Eye Defining Powder Makes Smokey Eyes Easy

Budget Beauty Tuesday: IMAN Cosmetics Eye Defining Powder Makes Smokey Eyes Easy

Do you have a hard time creating a smokey eye? Most people do and I suppose that's why there are a million smokey eye makeup kits, video how-to's and tutorials on Youtube.  As a makeup artist, creating a smokey eye is second nature to me, but even I love shortcuts.  And I found a great […]

Best of Fierce Fridays

I’m taking a break for a few days, but I don’t want to keep pace with my Fierce Friday posts.  In my very subjective view, these are the best to-date: Go Nude

Fierce Friday: Secret Weapon — Be a Top Heavy Girl

Fierce Friday: Secret Weapon — Be a Top Heavy Girl

I think every woman yearns for that perfect chest, but I'm not talking DDD's here, no breast enlargement, I'm talking about makeup. Specifically, eye makeup that puts all the emphasis on the top of the eye.  I haven't heard this term in years, so I thought I'd bring it back. With eyes in focus, your face is […]

Fierce Fridays — The Eyes Have it

An old adage says that the eyes are the windows to the soul.  That very well may be the case when you are engaged in a heart-to-heart, but when you are in the market for some instant attention — major eye drama is key.  Here are my steps for simple eye drama for Friday Fierceness. 1. Smolder […]

Purple Reign – Purple Eyeshadow 2 Ways

I’m a baby boomer, so when I think of purple, I think of two things — first and foremost, the man who said “Sexy never left”, Prince.  And I’m a lover of the written word, so The Color Purple by Alice Walker comes to mind.  But as a makeup artist, I am always on the […]

How to Look Hot in 5 Minutes

It’s Friday night and you have had a hard day at the office.  How do you take your look from dull to hot in 5 minutes?  Easy!  Follow these quick 5 steps for easy-to-do sexy makeup. Even you can duplicate Kerry Washington’s sultry looks with these simple steps and end up the hottest girl at […]

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