THE NO-MAKEUP LOOK is my everyday look when I am with clients.   Most professional makeup artists hate wearing makeup all the time and rather focus on having healthy skin.  I love doing makeup on other people, but I am more focused on having healthy radiant skin for myself. These are all great products for a radiant look, even if you didn’t get much sleep the night before.  These products are truly staples in my beauty bag.

You will also notice that I have added ESTHETICIAN TIP‘s with some of my product recommendations for all my professional cyber-friends.


unnamedBabor HY-OL & Phytoactive Sensitive Set – A oil cleanser is one of my BEST kept beauty secret when taking off my makeup without any tightness while giving my skin a fresh and rosy appearance. You’ll thank me.

ESTHETICIAN TIP:  Perfect Bi-Phase cleanser used in combination with a Phytoactive for your clients specific skin type to deep clean and remove both oil and water soluble impurities, without leaving any feeling of tightness.

unnamed-1Babor Mild Peeling – Please throw out your St. Ives Scub Now! (yes, there are little shards of glass in St. Ives peach scrub!).  Mild peeling is suitable for all skin types.  The peach kernels are finely ground gently removing rough or flaky patches on the surface of the skin.  Your makeup will go on like BUTTER.  Trust me ladies, this product is amazing and leaves your skin looking fresh and even with a rosy glow.
ESTHETICIAN TIP:  Babor Mild Peeling can be used as a gommage exfoliator with a facial massage.

unnamed-5CHANEL VITALUMIERE AQUA – Oh so fancy, Chanel. Ultra-Light Skin Perfecting Sunscreen Makeup is classic and worth every penny.  You only need the tiniest drop of this hybrid fluid that creates a fresh, natural complexion.  Your skin looks refined and refreshed like you just got a facial, creating an exquisite makeup experience.
ESTHETICIAN TIP: Perfect foundation for any Esthetician to add on to the end of a facial as a ‘Face Finishing Moisterizer Tint”

unnamed-2Yves Saint Laurent Glossy Stain – Glossy Weight Perfection with a Lightweight texture, which immediately melts onto lips. Glossy Stain delivers intense glossy color for an extremely long-lasting shine.
unnamed-4SmashBox Full Exposure Mascara – 104% increase in lash volume for scene-stealing lashes at every angle without smudging, clumping, or flaking.  I have tried a lot of mascaras and this is my favorite for my personal use.  Amazzzing!

0729238500969Sheido Eye Lash Curler – The best eye lash curler, hands down.

unnamedAnastasia Pro Brow Pallete – A brow-defining palette with 11 long-wear shades and a brow primer!  You are totally ready to fill in anyone eyebrows at anytime.  It’s everythingggg ;)
ESTHETICIAN TIP:  Pair this with the Anastasia Beverly Hills classic stencils to maintain the general upkeep of your clients eyebrows at the end of the facial. Easy add-on for the client that needs to run errands after a treatment.

3_nars-highlighting-bronzing-blush-duo-orgasm-lagunaNARS Blush/Bronzer – A duo of signature cheek shades for sunkissed radiance.  The perfect summer’s sultry glow.

What are your favorite summer beauty must haves? Have you tried any of these?



Hello Beauties!  I have been traveling from New York City to Albany, NY creating so many fun looks  and here I have them all on one style card for you :)  You may download the style card here.  The full images can be found in the portfolio section of this site, Enjoy!

Photos: Julia Zave • Tracey Buyce • Erin Foster


THINK : Kate Moss

IMAGINE : flowers, lace, soft textures, teal accents, nature, fields, dewy skin

BACK IN TIME : Growing up as a girl making clover necklaces and bracelets in my backyard dreaming of my wedding, one day.

Dali is my cutest friend e.v.e.r and I was honored and thrilled to have been part of her chic wedding up at Camp Skully in Wynantskill, NY. It was a perfectly beautiful day surrounded by two tight knit families and friends. Dali and her maids make-up was simply pretty. Smokey but subtle shadows, dark defined liner, and individual lashes to open up the eyes more. Deep Red lips for all the maids, & some fun pink cheeks to make them a bit more cheeky.

Photos: Ssmiel Photography

WEDDING MAKEUP TOOLS:  1) Ardell Individual Lashes 2) Bobby Brown Pro Foundation / Concealer Palette 3) Mac Patina Eyeshadow &
Mac Mulch Eyeshadow  4) Illamasqua Powder blusher in Naked Rose & Create 5) Too Faced Cosmetics in Naked Dolly

Congratulations Dali & Madison, Thank you so much having Ryan and I apart of your special day ~ xx