Eddie Funkhouser for Rite-Aid

This Spring, Makeup Artist and Product Development Expert, Eddie Funkhouser, launched a new cosmetics line, which bears his name, allowing everyone access to professional-quality makeup products, without breaking the bank. The line, currently available at Rite-Aid, is a fusion of the artist’s creative edge and vibrant personality meets studio-grade beauty formulas. The result: modern packaging,…

Event Alert: April 20th – A Nashville Beauty Event

On April 20th, Cloutier Remix, a Los Angeles based premiere hair, makeup and styling agency, will be presenting The Nashville Beauty Event, an intimate day of beauty and education, and the first of its kind in Nashville, Tennessee. The event will feature celebrity makeup artist Terri Apanasewicz, who has worked with numerous celebrities including Hillary…

Perfectly Matched: Custom Blended Foundation

If you’ve been reading this blog long enough you know that I have spent countless hours of time and money trying to find a perfect foundation shade for my hard to match skin tone (See Makeup Felony: Mismatched Foundation and In search of “The One”). I finally decided that it was best to try one…

Get Glowing Skin this Spring with Per-fekt Beauty

This weekend in NYC I was in disbelief as I peered out the window and saw snowflakes softly falling from the sky. The good news is, the weather was too warm for it to stick. Do you know what that means? Spring is coming! And soon after, summer, summer, summertime (cue Will Smith from his…

Backstage Access: Fall 2013 NYFW Alon Livne makeup by Per-fekt Beauty

On February 9th, I had the amazing opportunity to go backstage at Alon Livne’s show held at Lincoln Center as part of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Lead makeup artist Suzana Hallili explained that Livne wanted the models to look solider-like, an effect she created by emphasizing strong brows and grey, smoldering eyes. Gun Metal eye shadow, custom-made by Mob Wives’s star Love Majewski in collaboration with Hallili and…

Lips like a Material Girl

I’d be lying if I didn’t admit to stealing my mom’s red lipstick as a kid and singing into a hair brush to Madonna’s “Material Girl” in front of a mirror. Even though I didn’t have a comparable Marlin Monroe pink dress Madonna replicated in the video, I did have the iconic red lips. The…

The Barely there makeup face at Fashion Weeks around the world

One common makeup theme during fashion week from London to New York is the lack of emphasis of the lips and cheeks. In numerous fashion shows models showed off dramatic eye looks and hair, contrasted against natural or muted lips and cheeks. Makeup during fashion week is just as important as the fashion itself, reports…