PHAMExpo 2014 – Photos, Review and Recap of Saturday

If you live in SoCal and love makeup, PHAMExpo is THE place for you to be. If you’re familiar with IMATS and The Makeup Show, PHAMExpo is a similar concept. This 2nd annual event was even more fabulous than the first. Although I was only able to attend one-day on Saturday, I had a full day of … [Read more...]

Napoleon Perdis: Meet the Masters of Trend Masterclass with Elle Recap

Last week I attended Meet the Masters of Trend Masterclass at the Napoleon Perdis concept store and makeup academy in Hollywood. We learned, listened and watched, and the giftbags, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, only added to the amazing evening. Special guest Emily Dougherty, Beauty & Fitness … [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...]

Kevin James Bennett Master Makeup Class

If you’ve never taken a class by Kevin James Bennett, you need to find one now! He is hilarious, intelligent, knowledgeable and unselfish. He tells it like it is – so you better be ready to hear it. Kevin is an Emmy award winning makeup artist, product junkie, and has worked with numerous … [Read more...]

Are you going to IMATS LA?

I'm very excited to be attending IMATS LA. I didn't go last year, which almost killed me, so I'm more than ecstatic to go this year. I won't be going Saturday or Sunday. Instead, I chose to take a Master Class by one of my makeup idols, Kevin James Bennett. He'll be discussing the foundations of … [Read more...]