Make It Up Monday – Avoid the Sizzle with 3 Summer Makeup Tips

Make It Up Monday Summer Sizzle

Summer is here! In honor of the change of the season, I’m going to interrupt the, “Makeup It Up by Decades” posting with some nuggets on how to withstand the HEAT of Summer!! As a makeup artist, I always want to give tips and tricks that will help the, makeup life, seem not so complicated…and for […]

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Make It Up Monday: Making It Up By Decade – 1980’s Totally Awesome!

Make It Up Monday 1980s Awesome

Cyndi Lauper….Madonna….Boy George…David Bowie…these kick-ass talents pushed the ‘Beauty’ standards in every way throughout the 1980s! Everywhere you looked… colorful palettes were a feast for the eyes & senses. Even DUDES got in on the style & wore makeup, pushing the androgyny ideal. Let’s reflect on some of the awesome-ness of this decade, starting with… EYES! […]

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Make It Up Monday: Making It Up By Decade – 1960’s I Got You Babe!


Think Twiggy, Cher and Brigette! These beauty icons of the 60’s were HOTness personified. Let’s speak to the makeup trends that set this decade apart and completely rocked our worlds. Twiggy Twiggy was all about the “MOD” (modern look) high fashion makeup with exaggerated black eyeliner, the cut black eyelid crease and, of course, the […]

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Make It Up Monday: Making It Up By Decade – 1940’s Femininity

1940s Vintage Look Maybelline

The Mother of Glamour: The 1940’s When I began writing these articles focussing on beauty trends through the decades, I became fascinated by the different techniques women utilized to look and feel beautiful. The 1940’s saw the emergence of a new sense of empowered femininity that women sought to achieve while their husbands were out fighting the war. The 1940’s […]

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Make It Up Monday: Making It Up By Decade – The Roaring 20’s!

1920's makeup look explained

Here’s your Make It Up tip of the week! I was looking into hot makeup tips through the decades and want to share with you some interesting facts and a makeup tip to achieve the ‘look of the decade’! Sound fun? Yeah, I thought so!!! This week, the Roaring 20’s! Following WW1, the 1920’s ushered in […]

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Make It Up Monday #12 – Set It Right

Make It Up Monday Setting Spray

Even though it’s not quite melting weather yet, I’d like to give you all a heads or “face” up on a couple great makeup-setting products. In days of old, ladies used to set their makeup with hairspray sprayed directly to the face!! YEP!! Can you believe it?! The alcohol content alone… I shudder to think! […]

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Spring Beauty Trends 2016 – With Lash Recommendations

Spring Beauty 2016 Featured

The mercury is rising, the ice has thawed, it can only mean one thing… spring is here (if you live in the Northern Hemisphere that is). So it’s time to get your spring looks ready! We’re taking our cues straight off the runways of New York Fashion Week, which took place just last month. Us Glad […]

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The Best Eyeliner for Your Eye Shape

We recently discussed the best way to shape your brows according to your eye shape; so today we’re tackling the best way to wear your eyeliner. Whether thick or thin, black, brown, or brightly colored, it’s all about smooth, straight lines. Regardless of eye shape or liner look, use the connect-the-dots-method. Apply small dots as […]

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