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Monday, July 11, 2016

Simple Makeup for a Beauty Portrait

  Had a fun beauty portrait session with my youngest sister.  I did a simple makeup on her and just had her hair on a low ponytail.  This was a one-light setup using a large continuous LED light octagonal softbox and a reflector.  We chose a blank wall in our living room for the background.  Good thing it is white although the paint is not matte.  But it's okay, it adds a bit of texture and interest to the image.

  Read on to see how the images turned out. =)

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Beauty Stash Show and Tell: Brush Cleaners

  Hi there =)  For today's post, I decided to do a quick video on the different brush cleaners that I use.  I got a couple that I take with me during gigs to allow for quick cleaning in between clients.  And the other two are more for deep cleaning my brushes at home.  The first two brush cleaners are very effective in cleaning and disinfecting my brushes.  However, I prefer to deep clean with castile soaps to restore the softness of my brushes.  

For more information on the products featured please read on.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Bridal Hair and Makeup for Juvi

  Last April 18, 2015 I had an opportunity to do a bridal hair and makeup on a client, Juvi, who found me via OLX.  She opted for airbrush makeup since the ceremony was at 2pm.  And that was a very hot and humid Saturday btw!

  Here is how she looked like straight out of the shower.  I requested for her not to use hair conditioner to prepare her hair for styling.  If you'd  like to see the final look please read on. =)
Bride Before Makeup

Airbrush Makeup and Half Updo for Katrina

  It's been quite a while since I last posted an entry here and for the most part I have been very busy with work.  Aside from that I have been getting more freelance hair and makeup jobs during the weekends.  So, yay! =)

  Earlier this year I have given my niece a makeover and if you want to see how it went please continue reading.  =) 

Before makeover
Before the makeover

Friday, January 30, 2015

Roll-N-Go Cosmetic Bag, Home For My Brushes

Roll N Go open
  There's no such thing as too many brushes for a makeup enthusiast let alone an aspiring makeup artist.  =P  Since I've started amassing all of these makeup and tools my biggest dilemma have always been where to store them.  Sure enough I have tried brush rolls and brush canisters.  But I always end up exceeding their capacity.  =P  Good thing I came across this Instagram store selling Divisoria items and saw they were carrying Roll-N-Go cosmetic bags.  I forgot the name of the store but I remember I got my Roll-N-Go for around PhP 250 only!!!  I know they go much higher than that price at other stores so I grabbed the chance to buy from them.

Monday, June 9, 2014

June 2014 Sigma Discount Code Alert!!!

Sigma Beauty

  Now is the time to stock up on your favorite Sigma products or get your hands on their latest items.  Use discount code JUNE10 at Sigma Beauty valid from June 1-30.  Take advantage of the $10 off a $100 purchase or more sitewide.

***Disclosure: I am a Sigma affiliate.

Sunday, September 29, 2013

October Discount Code Alert!!!

  Use discount code FALL2013 at Sigma Beauty valid from the 1st of October until the 31st.  Take advantage of the 10% discount to get their latest brushes and limited edition makeup.  =)

***Disclosure: I am a Sigma Affiliate