Happy New Year Everyone! First off, I want to begin this post, my first of 2014 as well as my first as an official monthly columnist here at Haven Magazine, by expressing how incredibly excited I am for this year. I truly hope you all enjoy the topics I have planned for the next 12 months and that you find them informative as well as entertaining. Thank you for giving me your time and in return I will do my absolute best to keep you up-to-date, educated, and will always do my best in helping you look and feel your finest. With that, lets jump right into this month’s topic: Managing dry winter conditions in relation to your makeup and skincare.
As the blustery winter weather grows more and more frigid outside you have no choice but to layer up and make adjustments to your…
Snowflakes falling from the sky, sugary-sweet candy canes readily available wherever you go, twinkling lights shining from neighbors’ windows: December is here which means the holidays have officially arrived. It also means you have less than a month to find the perfect gift. Before you start scrambling, rest assured knowing I have you covered. For all the nice beauty loving guys and girls on your list I present to you the 2013 holiday guide to guarantee not only that you’ll look good but they end up with something marvelous.
I was recently asked to participate in a contest hosted by Lake Superior Weddings and Events Magazine between local hair stylists, makeup artists, and floral designers featuring models from the area. Below you will find a sneak peek of my contribution as well as the products I used to create the look.
Kristen definitely had one of my favorite bridal looks of the season to date, I absolutely love when brides ask for a little color. Below you will find the products I used to achieve this gorgeous purple smokey eye look.
I was recently graciously sent some products from the lovely people of Sigma Beauty to try out. In the past I have reviewed some of their brushes (which I adore) so I was excited to finally get my hands on some of their makeup. Below you will find a few product images of what I received.
Here are a few shots from a shoot I did with Mad Chicken Studio and Vain Salon last year. I was going for a 40’s concept style with a sexy modern nautical influence. Whether or not that was projected clearly this was a really casual fun shoot and with a model like Rachel it was impossible for it not to turn out beautifully. Shooting took place along Park Point in Duluth, Minnesota.
Here is what I managed to pick up at The Makeup Show Chicago 2013. I’ve been so busy I haven’t gotten to play with anything yet but at least I can share what items caught my eye with you guys. If you haven’t checked out my post on my Makeup Show experience yet click here.