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{Styled Shoot} One Enchanted Evening

A few months ago I got a call from an wedding planner to do a "Styled Shoot" for Weddings In Houston Magazine.  A "Styled Shoot" is when vendors come together to do a shoot for a magazine and/or blog to give people inspiration for something they may be putting...

Jalissa’s Quinceanera

I absolutely LOVE Jalissa and her mom Karina. From the day we met for Jalissa's photo shoot until days after the party, they treated me like family. Let me tell you, this event was an all day affair! I met with them early that morning to do hair and makeup for her...

Tina’s Wedding – Palazzio Event Center

What can I say about this gorgeous gal! Tina was a bride that I couldn't wait to work with. She is beautiful inside and out and I hadn't had the opportunity to work a bride with her ethnic background. Needless to say, I think we knocked it out the park with her hair...

6 Simple Steps To Applying Your Foundation

How hard is it to apply makeup? One might say it's easy and another might say it's difficult. Both are right in that it may take others a long time to grasp the concept or find an easy way to apply makeup products the way they'd like to. Here are my 6 simple steps to...

{Styled Shoot} Valencia & Ashley

I was hosting a photo shoot for an LGBT magazine ad and was in need of a couple.  I was asking around when a salon guest of mine referred me to Valencia.  I reached out to her via Facebook to get the process started and could sense some hesitation from her at first...

Summer’s Wedding – Ashton Gardens North

Summer and I met at church.  My mother introduced her to me because she had lived in the DMV area where I'd lived and thought we knew each other.  I remember how she had a sweet spirit and had a soft tone to her voice.  She seemed very laid back when I talked to her....

A More Natural Way To Remove Your Makeup

Back in December I was out shopping for Christmas gifts when I realized that I needed to get more facial cleanser. I was using Cetaphil but was noticing that makeup residue was left on my skin. Now I do have to admit that my makeup application can be a bit heavy at...

Out With The Old. In With The New

A friend of mine (and 5K buddy) sent me a text message one day asking me why I didn't tell her about the little photo above. It's located on the back of makeup product packaging. She had no idea that the little image was there much less what it meant. So after...

Budget Conscious Brush Buys

Makeup is way of creating art. Artists need the right tools and/or brushes to create and so do you. Most woman can't seem to get the results that they are looking for because they don't use the proper tools. In the beauty world you can get away with using expensive...