National Geograpic Traveler

03. December 2010 general 0
Nature is Beautiful I met Catherine Karnow downtown last summer while she was photographing LA for National Geographic Traveler.  She sent me the link to the picture I was in and I spent several hours perusing all the other beautiful locales.  God always gets it right.http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/city-guides/los-angeles-photos-traveler/#/01-los-angeles-hollywood-sign_26662_600×450.jpg

Kate Somerville Quench + Giorgio Armani Foundation

24. November 2010 general 0
On of the areas I am having my FIDM class research is Complexion Matrixes.  Which basically means the standard steps you follow each day with your complexion products. Each company has a different design of what products they feel are absolutely necessary to create a perfect canvas.  That said, most artists agree that perfecting complexion ...

My Favorite Kate Somerville Products

13. November 2010 general 0
I shot product tutorials at Kate Somerville’s clinic this past week and am excited to share my favorite picks.Although I first have to mention that the people who work at the clinic are my favorite thing about the business.  Jamie Yee, Director of Education is so incredibly informed and down to earth that I want ...

My Week at Murad

01. November 2010 general 0
  Last week I spent 5 days training with the Murad team on their Inclusive Health program that I will be teaching the next two semesters at FIDM.My experience at Murad has really changed the way I think of Beauty. I followed Dr. Murad on rounds, spent a great deal of time studying to become ...

Cherry and Laffy

25. October 2010 general 0
I met Cherry and Laffy outside of The York in Eagle Rock. It was great seeing such an enigmatic couple enjoying each others company on a Sunday afternoon. Cherry has, quite simply, the most beautiful bone structure ever.  And Laffy’s style is what LA looks like in my dreams. Since it’s out of the shot, I think ...

www.belowyourbelt.com

23. October 2010 general 0
One of the benefits of living in LA is frequenting all the top beauty services available.  I get my brows done at Anastasia’s (face changing).I often get my fav beauty brands directly from the creators.My friend at Vidal Sassoon (one of my old Kerastase accounts) cuts my hair.Shareen Vintage, Korean Day spas, the list goes ...

MIA FRANCES YAMAMOTO

17. October 2010 general 0
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how beautiful women are everywhere.  There is so much to celebrate about beauty other than just the beauty industry.  So, I’ve decided to devout my blog to the gorgeous women in the world as well as the products we love.I was so excited to meet Mia Saturday night ...

smashbox Eye Wish Palette

11. October 2010 general 0
I tried smash’s “Eye Wish Palette” last night for the first time and I totally, totally love it! My two favorite things about this kit: The quality of this value/holiday kit is equal to their core line.  A lot of times, to save money on value offerings, companies use different formulas in limited life products.  ...