The trending color for this fall in beauty and makeup is oxblood. The name of the color could be off-putting at first, but oxblood is a deep rich red. It resembles burgundy, but has more purple and dark brown hues. It is sometimes referred to as wine red or Bordeaux as some companies will use these names instead of “oxblood”. Oxblood with its mix of red and brown shades has an earthly warm tone that is not just dark, but very sophisticated. This is one of the best... Read More
James Vincent visits Make Up For Ever to demo some new products and talk about the exclusives you will only find at #TMSOrlando!
The Makeup Show’s Director of Artistry Relations James Vincent visited Make Up For Ever‘s New York Studios in preparation for the upcoming Makeup Show Orlando. James’s demo on Mariel (Make Up For Ever’s Coordinator, Professional Business Development) gave us some tips on applying some of Make Up For Ever’s new and classic products, his favorite looks, and exclusives from Make Up For Ever and The Makeup Show artists James, Orlando Santiago,... Read More
Orlando began his career as a freelance makeup artist at Christian Dior, where he advanced to become the regional makeup artist for the Central and Northern region of Florida in just a few years. In 1999, Orlando was offered a position as a member of the National Art Team for Toni & Guy. In 2000, he moved back to New York City to join MAC Cosmetics as a trainer. He managed MAC’s largest account, and was instrumental in introducing new seasonal makeup trends worldwide... Read More
The Makeup Show’s Director of Education and Artist Relations James Vincent Shares his favorite trend products from some of our Sponsors. “The return to Grunge has me excited for Fall Fashion. The Following Products give me a more polished version for a gorgeous grunge look.” -James Vincent Make Up Forever – Pro Finish Foundation Temptu – Clementine Blush Inglot Cosmetics – Corrective Illuminator Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics... Read More
Don’t let the pool or rain weather stop you from wearing makeup! Try these great waterproof products!
Is it the current rainy, dreary days that we are having here in New York, or is it the thought of going into the pool or to the beach that has you not wanting to put on your latest and greatest makeup products? As we know makeup products sometimes cannot stand up to an abundance of rain or water, and no one wants to have a extra a runny makeup face! So here are some amazing products that are new for spring/summer 2013 and will solve that dilemma of “should i wear make up... Read More
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Enter The New Year glowing. Lucky Magazine loves gold and so do we. Tied to opulence and wealth, a golden sheen on the lip, eye or nail can give you that radiant look in just seconds. Featured products are Smashbox’s Long Wear Liquid Eyeliner and Make Up For Ever’s Aqua Cream in gold. Read More
James Vincent’s: Tips for creating a Pouty Lip The always fashionable pouty lip is fun and flirty for all occasions. Start by choosing a lip pencil shade that is close to the lip shade. Using the tip of the pencil, sketch along the bottom lip line from corner to corner. Sketch along the top lip line from center of the lip, outward to each corner and fill in the entire lip with the pencil. Blend it out with a lip brush or your finger. For full luscious lips, use a clear... Read More
James Vincent’s Contouring Tips and Tricks Every woman wants to appear thinner for the New Year and that resolution to keep hitting the gym is hard to follow. Contouring the cheeks can keep you looking classic, elegant or simply more sculpted. It is Ideal for evening or formal occasions where a more glamorous look is desired knowing how to contour and keep it looking natural is a great trick for every artist. To begin, apply a soft swipe of taupe or soft brown below the... Read More
One of the most important decisions a makeup artist can make is deciding what foundations to carry in a kit and what foundations to use on a client. Do not get caught up in the consumer mindset when making the choice of what you will carry with you. Know your clientele and keep them in mind while you build your kit. Think about these simple tips, and you will save yourself a lot of money and make the right assessment in each situation. When choosing which colors to carry,... Read More