Sugarpill Goldilux Eyeshadow Love

I know I've said it before, but I love Sugarpill Cosmetics! They're bright, pigmented and full of happiness. Goldilux loose eyeshadow is no different. I received this eyeshadow in my Drag Class goodie bag, and I've been playing with and swatching it ever since! It's such an amazing and fun color … [Read more...]

Drag Makeup Demo at April Love Pro Makeup Academy

Last Friday, I attended a Drag Makeup Demo at April Love Pro Makeup Academy in LA, sponsored by Sugarpill Cosmetics. Drag Queen diva Porcelain showed us a crazy, intense makeup look on Abortia Clinic (yep, that’s her name!). Porcelain went for a House of a 1000 Corpses clown-type look. Clowns - I … [Read more...]

Adventures of a 30-Something Makeup School Student – Part 2: Life at April Love Pro Makeup Academy

Read Part 1: Choosing the School and How I Got Here For part 2 – I want to talk more about life at April Love: the course, the classroom and the instructors. I feel like I need to repeat myself: I am very glad I signed up at April Love Pro Makeup Academy. I learned so much in the course, and … [Read more...]

Adventures of a 30-Something Makeup School Student – Part 1: Choosing the School & How I Got Here

Some girls know exactly what they want and they go for it. This is not a story about those kinds of girls. I'm Linda. I'm 30-something, and I'm a brand new makeup artist. Welcome to my 3-post series about my adventures of wanting to become a makeup artist. In these 3 posts, I'll share personal … [Read more...]

Makeup School Graduate!

Hello blog world! If you didn't read my last post, I took a one-week break from blogging to focus on my makeup school final. I've been attending April Love Pro Makeup Academy for the past 12 weeks, and this past Saturday I graduated from the Pro Makeup Artistry course! I'm very excited, but also … [Read more...]

Makeup School Final = No Blog Post Week

photo credit: aprillovepromakeupacademy.com If you did not know, I have been attending April Love Pro Makeup Academy in San Gabriel, CA for the past 11 weeks. This Saturday will be my 12th and final week, which is my final project day. Becoming a makeup artist and attending school is something … [Read more...]