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Makeup Tutorial: How To Apply False Eyelashes On The Bottom

Finally, the much anticipated tutorial on how to apply fake lashes on the bottom!


Full set of strip lashes


Half lashes


What You Will Need

Runway Makeup: 80s Cinematographic Beauty at Giorgio Armani Fall 2009

Celebrity makeup artist Beau Nelson was right – the ’80s are back! At the A/W 2009 collection, Giorgio Armani created a beautiful collection of 80s-inspired chunky knit cardigans, fitted jackets, tight leggings, pencil skirts, cocktail dresses and more in greys and blacks. And to go with the retro theme, models strutted around in a super tight updo with a bun on one side, strong, purple smoky eyes and fire-engine red lips. Hot!

Exclusive Interview with Celebrity Makeup Artist Beau Nelson

This week, I got to interview one of my *favorite* celeb makeup artists, Beau Nelson. Not only is the Canadian-born a total hottie, he has painted the faces of many celebrities including Lindsay Lohan, Iman, Mary J. Blige, Blake Lively just to name a few. Beau’s work has appeared in WWD, Flare, Greek Elle, Nuvo, Canadian Elle, Oprah magazine and lots more and his very own line of cosmetics, Beauté Cosmetics, is also a big hit among the a-list!

Interview with Beau Nelson

Kohl Liner Reviews

As promised, here are a list of kohl liners that I have tried! New to kohl liners? Read the 411!

Ongina from RuPaul’s Drag Race crowned MAC Viva Glam Spokesperson!

My girl Ongina from RuPaul’s Drag Race won the MAC Viva Glam Challenge on Monday’s episode and was crowned MAC Viva Glam Spokesperson for a day (yay!)

In the tradition of charitable giving of past and current MAC Viva Glam Spokespersons, she appeared at the MAC Flatiron Store on Wednesday to help raise awareness of HIV/AIDS. She also presented a $25,000 check on behalf of the MAC Aids Fund to Hetrick-Martin Institute at the Harvey Milk High School, an inclusive voluntary New York City public high school that is open to all students, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion or physical abilities.

She sure is looking ferosh in the ad and I am really lovin’ the lip color she’s wearing! I will find out what shade it is and let you ladies know asap!

And remember MAC donates 100% of all proceeds to the Aids/HIV Fund so go and get your Viva Glam Lipstick/Lipglass today!