Chinese New Year & The Body Butter Lady

11. February 2012 beauty 0
Chinese New Year & The Body Butter Lady
We headed downtown to Chinatown the other weekend and aside from the great parking debacle (take the train!) had a fab time.   There was a great pop up area with lots of local artisans.  Rebecca’s Pearls, www.rebeccaspearls.com, had simple, lovely designs at very reasonable prices.  And it was my first spotting of a “Fashion ...

Kitty

17. October 2011 general 0
Kitty
I met Kitty in Little Tokyo at Farbar. Seriously, how beautiful is she?!?! Traditional Irish peaches and cream complexion and gorgeous red curls. If I was doing her makeup, this is what I’d use: Lush – Jakie Oates Colour supplement – www.lush.com – light application, moisturizing, perfect for clear beautiful, skin that just needs a ...

Selma Hayek’s NUANCE

23. August 2011 general 0
Selma Hayek’s NUANCE
  I went by CVS to check out Selma Hayek’s much publicized new beauty venture.  Her line “Nuance” has several dozen products spanning skin, color and hair care. Very, very reasonably priced she does keep to her promise to make beauty accessible to everyone.  I tried a few of her color pieces and liked the ...

TEMPTU – Beauty meets Technology

TEMPTU – Beauty meets Technology
Last weekend we shot Temptu which marked my first personal experience with airbrush.  Working on the script in the weeks leading up to the shoot I quickly discovered that any educational question regarding airbrushing all goes back to comfort with technology. I’m also using Temptu this quarter for my Branding class at FIDM (and I’m ...

Cereplast Bioplastics

23. April 2011 general, home 0
Cereplast Bioplastics
An old friend of mine works in marketing for this amazing bioplastics company, www.cereplast.com.  Producing alternatives to petroleum based products by using corn, algae and other natural ingredients, Cereplast is a leader in the green movement. And last Thursday they had an event in the Herman Miller showroom to announce the winner of their bioplastics ...

Ojai Farmer’s Market

14. March 2011 general 0
I went to the Farmer’s Market in Ojai this past Sunday.  Ojai is a magical little town that begs the question “what possible profession could I pursue to be able to live here permanently?”.  I never heard a car horn or saw someone on a cell phone (seriously).  Complete strangers smiled and held doors, women ...

Josie Maran, Argan Oil, And An Awesome Day On Set

11. February 2011 general 0
Josie Maran, Argan Oil, And An Awesome Day On Set
We spent the afternoon working with Josie Maran last weekend shooting promotional pieces far her Argan oil products.  It was also was my first time working at Pier 59 Studios in Santa Monica. I love watching Josie model and I realize how much our appearance is a reflection of how we feel about ourselves. I’ve ...