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Football Player Brett Favre Jersey Retired On Thanksgiving Night

One of my favorite football players Brett Favre football jersey was retired on Thanksgiving night. I remember when I did makeup for Brett he was with the Green Bay Packers. The photo shoot was done at his Dallas style home in Mississippi. We had a gr...

I Survived Working Black Friday So I'm Turning Up At Home

Toasting to anybody that had to work BLACK FRIDAY! My Favorite: MIONETTO PROSECCO BRUT?alt=rss...

On Set With Pepsi For Upcoming Ad Campaign

When I usually have to do a photo shoot it's normally in New York but today I got a treat the Pepsi photo shoot is taking place in Norwalk, CT at Sono Studios. Unfortunately, I can only show limited pics...sorry.Always in my kit, Make Up For Ever HD...

Color Correcting And Contouring On Brown Skin Women

I always get asked when I'm at Sephora from deeper skin clients what do I use to achieve a flawless makeup look. Color correcting is a big thing for me when I'm applying makeup on clients and on myself. On deeper skin women I do a lot of color correc...

Going To The Pulmonologists For Another Treatment On My Lungs

This morning I went in to do treatments on my lungs. I've been actually feeling better so once I can get my lungs healthy I'll be almost back to normal. I guess getting that flu shot didn't hurt because I've been exposed to sick people the last few d...

Hangout with Natural Beauty Advocate & Makeup Artist Liv Lundelius

I can probably write a whole essay on how various  myths on the topic of green beauty make me cringe! I just wrote about how I’m on a mission to prove that natural skin care products don’t have to cost you an arm and a leg in our latest...
by Lace n Ruffles on Oct 22, 2015

#WCW: Kristen Taekman’s Beauty Secrets & Chic Style

Real Housewives of New York City star Kristen Taekman has made some unfortunate recent headlines alongside her husband due to his stint on Ashley Madison. With all that mess around, we think Kristen deserves some positive recognition and love for th...

Connecticut Celebrity Makeup Artist Brandy Gomez-Duplessis Featured On Cocotique

It's always an honor when someone features you in a magazine or on their blog. Being recognized for your talent is always delightful. In the beauty industry where there is so many amazing and talented artists, to be highlighted by a brand means a lot...

SEPHORA VIB Rouge Before Brunch Event

It's Sunday morning and it's all about Sephora VIB Rouge Before Brunch event nationwide. Doors are opening at 9am, the event is for 2hr where VIB Rouge customers will have private shopping time at the store. Makeup and skincare brands will be th...

Happy National Lipstick Day

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Make Up For Ever Artist Plexi Glass Collection

When I look at Make Up For Ever Artist Plexi Glass collection ad campaign it validates why I fell in love with makeup artistry. To me their campaign reminds me of a modern version of pop art makeup from the art movement in the late 1950's when fine a...

Have You Fallen In Love With Velour Silk Lashes Yet

Yes their here, Velour Lashes Are Here...well at Sephora. Have you heard of Velour Lashes? If not this is why Velour Lashes are so in demand. Their the original creator of mink lashes.Velour Lashes are luxurious, long-wearing (up to 20 wears), premiu...

Getting New Sephora Pro Makeup Brushes

I'm always excited about getting new brushes. I received 10 new makeup brushes from Sephora, what a treat! These Sephora brushes are all from the PRO collection, their designed to give great precision and the brush heads are all densely packed with s...

I'm Feeling Flirty Today In My Nicka K NY Pink Lipstick

I don't know about you but when I'm doing my makeup I am either motivated by something and/ or a new makeup item. Today I refell in love with an oldie but goodie...my yummy pink hydro lipstick from Nicka K New York. I luv the way this shade of pink l...

What Kind of Makeup Does Ariana Grande Use?

We did an immensely popular article chronicling how to copy Ariana Grande’s makeup, straight from the celeb herself — check it out, but first see what the ingenue had to say about her makeup during a Twitter Q&A: Q: what makeup do yo...

What makes someone accept a weird job?

Some just have different jobs than most people; some are cooks, doctors, lawyers, teachers or bus drivers. Here are those who get up every day and finish their weird jobs on time and in a professional manner.  Pet Food Tester – A regular...
by Trending World on Jun 18, 2015

Everyday Is Like Being On Vacation When You Live In Candlewood Lake In Connecticut

After all my hard work of working in the beauty industry as a makeup artist this is such a blessing to spend my off days home in Connecticut on Candlewood Lake private beach getting my writing done while enjoying just the little things. Once done, I...

Beauty Meets Fashion At Cocotique & ModaBox Event In New York

Heading to the city to do makeup at Cocotique & Moda Box "Beauty Meets Fashion".Ran into the cute & trendy Angie at the train station.Capturing pics while I set up my Absolute New York portable makeup station.Luv all the vibrant and bold...

Bravon- Artistry Activated Cosmetics

Let's go back in time for a moment, to a time when thousands of women worldwide united and celebrated in kinship over their beloved mineral makeup from Bare Minerals. This was a time when friendships were created, sparkles were traded, and love was g...
by Beauti-Ville on Jun 8, 2015

How To Apply Foundation with an Angled Brush

A reader recently asked a great question about foundation brushes: A lady at Estée Lauder talked me into buying an angular makeup brush to apply my foundation. She made it look easy; I, however, have a tendency to drag it across my face like I’...


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