New York Fashion week Beauty… a bit late!

That Hurricane IRMA has me drained,exhausted and not my usual self. So, forgive for the delay on this post. I did not make it to NYC for fashion week this year but I did chat with a few of my friends on what they did or saw behind the beauty scene.

Rumor has it my fav’ things were hot in NYFW fashion week this year!

One is an Ancient Chinese Secret now once again let out of the beauty bag you may know I have used for years on myself and on my clients.This double sided wonder is a fan of Asian Royalty where they used it in gold down to now the everyday woman in jade. One side is for the eye area and one for the face.Rolling in circular motions and upward strokes it brings a beautiful glow to the face. The women of the Orient would use it for ant-aging. One cool tool. Now, model’s and makeup artists covet it.NB8J0393

Another is Rosebud Perfume Companies of salves called Rosebud Salve. The original lips salve is used on the lips,top of the cheeks,on the shoulders and added to a baby tooth brush to groom brows in place or pesky hairs around the face.

 

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At NYFW and other beauty events they also used the infamous sheet mask and more. I  too LOVE, LOVE, LOVE K Beauty anything and these instant gratification wonders!They really are magical! Therapispa has an KBeauty Essence your skin will love.

Not your basic everyday toner or skin freshener. It too gives the skin another layer of love!

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And the cat eye lined eye is still holding it’s beauty reign.

The  infamous makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury worked her magic with a shimmer and contour stick and illuminated and chiseled the skin. She is always on point!

That’s all the buzz I have to share tonight.

I hope you explore some of these beauty secrets and get glowing!

 

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Biting into that juicy apple …NEW YORK,NEW YORK!

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I LOVE NEW YORK….Don’t you?

Counting down to a fabulous time!

I’m so looking forward to guest speaking,shopping the show floor,seeing my beauty pro friends,meeting new people and more! It is such an honor to be asked to educate at this show! I have meetings with many VIPS and going to take in all the show has to offer. alongside this show is the International Hair Show…can’t wait to explore that show floor and sit in on some hair classes too.If you are a PRO and attending the show…come by my class and say “Hello!”

Before and after long show days will be spent to shop til I drop and eat my way through the city~ Don’t laugh but I cannot wait to bite into a hot bagel with cream cheese toasted,hot dog from a street vendor and devour street food in Chinatown and throughout NYC.I see there is a new yummy popcorn Food truck can’t wait to taste!

New York is the city that never sleeps and I will not rest much either.There is no place like being back home and working there too!

Biting into that big juicy apple.

Stay tuned…I will kiss and tell!

Get Gorgeous for New Years Eve…

I think you haven’t lived until you tried this creme! Really!

Created by a physician who specialized in skin diseases 50 years ago.

I heard about it from another make-up artist Joel Teron who does makeup for NEW YORK fashion week and he too LOVES  this coveted beauty secret.

It is a face primer,moisturizer,makeup remover and a guy can even use it to shave his face with. You’ve got to feel it and see it on your face to get it and see the magic.

Make-up artists use it to make their clients skin look amazing! It is also the MOST REQUESTED face creme by TOP models before we do their face.

This old time rich in history French formula is awesome in a tube.

Makes the perfect gift for YOU or the makeup diva in your life!

Wake up with glowy skin!

http://www.embryolisse.comEmbryolisse

#FASHIONWEEK MODEL Makeup Secrets

There are all kinds of Beauty Secrets from Fashion Week in NYC and around the globe. My fave time of the year is #NYfashionweek

Here are a few secrets that MODEL’S and makeup artist’s LOVE and use them throughout the years have shared with me.

1.Model in A Bottle setting spray it sets your makeup in a fabulous way.

2.Eyelash curlers and faux  lashes are still on trend and a must!

3. Liquid Nylons or another product called Body Bling are lathered on from face to toe for the skin to look amazing.

  4.Rosebud Perfume Company salve is a model fave. They use it on the lips,to soften cuticles and even brush the flyaways from the hair with sleek hair do’s or up do’s.

5.CHI Hair Collection hair care is used on many designer shows. It is the go to professional hair company they love to use for great hair. The Dry hair shampoo is awesome!!!

Models are Treated like Queens behind the scenes …From facials,mani’s and pedi’s,massage!

And besides fresh fruit and veggie bites and bottled water. At most events you’ll find behind the scenes mini champagne bottles and all kinds of decadent delights!

LOCALLY I found an awesome company that I get my glamourous edibles from when entertaining…it is called

Glamour Gourmet. #shoplocal  #eatlocal Stay tuned I will share more about them in another  blog this week.

See my tips on http://www.firstcoastnews.comphotoNYC

Nipple Balm

DR LIPP ORIGINAL NIPPLE BALM - Front  Shadow - High Res The company says this beauty product is for Lips and Nips…an iconic British beauty staple it is a beauty solution to many beauty dilemmas.To soften your lips,makeup primer,chapped skin,nipples and whatever you see it can do for you.

We professional makeup artists use it on our celebrity clients skin and lips…YOU can enjoy the beauty of it too.

Join the IN crowd.

TRAVEL MUST HAVE’S

SHADOW SHIELDS Today on TV ABC25 and NBC12 in sunny Florida on a fun show called The Chat I am sharing and showing the latest and greatest of products celebrities,makeup artists and YOU need to have in your travel bag.

Packing for a trip isn’t easy anymore! Allow me to show you my tips and tricks!

* How to Pack Your Toiletries  and Jewelry…ala NOREEN I will demo what I use.

* What necessities to take on the airplane in your tote or handbag.

*What are the must have fun products to make you look good on your trips and those nights out in Italy,on a cruise or on a trip in your own state.

Stay tuned to The Chat TV talk show at http://www.firstcoastnews.com for video footage tonight. Simply visit the site and click on the left  The Chat…for ALL the fun details.

Tips for Buying Scents for Spring

 LOVE wearing fragrance? Me too! So here are some tips on picking it,wearing it and how long it should last for you. When shopping for a fragrance bring a notepad to write down the brand names and what they smell like to you. Examples:floral,woodsy,musk,jasmineDelicious Stiletto

Then start applying…on your wrists is best.You can’t sniff your neck if you apply it there.

DON’T rub your wrists together after you apply the fragrance to your body. I worked with Designer Diane Von Furstenberg and that was a no no she taught me. It ruins the fragrant essentials oils and essence of the perfume or cologne.

Don’t try more than 3 different fragrances at a time. Your sense of smell will be overwhelmed.

Those paper blotters strips or cards at the fragrance counter are meant to let you spray the fragrance on them instead of on you and sniff away. But they do not let you know how a fragrance will smell on your body.

Ask the sales associate if they have a shaker bottle of fresh coffee beans to smell between trying another fragrance. This does what cool sherbet does when you are fine dining to clear the taste on your tongue between meal courses.

You DON’T have to buy fragrance that day. You can wait and decide another day.

IF the sales associate offers you free samples…take them.Play with them at home.

You never know what you will discover!

Fragrance words of wisdom:

Fashion designer scents,Celebrity scents, top model scents and reality TV stars scents don’t make it better. Personally I have found some amazing fragrances through the years that were not on that list. And expensive does not make it any better. I was given a gift of Kim Kardashian perfume. It smelled awful but had a pretty bottle. You cannot wear the bottle.

My husband ended up using it as room deodorizer in his bathroom!!!

Selfies

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I don’t do selfies. NEVER have!!!
And when I take an unexpected pose for a photo request I also don’t pose in photos with that one arm on the hip syndrome when standing and striking a pose like a fashion model. I am just ME.

Here’s my NEW headshot. No, I am not in the pose I just told you about above. I am sitting on a couch and resting my arm on arm of the chair.The photographer captured me last week like I never expected.She bought my soul and spirit to life.I added the fun sunglasses as I am crazy for all things lips! I love the way the pic’ turned out. Do you?
This photographer from Poland rocks the lens like no one else I have ever been with!!!

I used to take a photo with my twin and am so happy I have those memories as my twin died unexpectedly. Since that time I decided to take photographs more often.I convinced my many sisters to do it too.Each year is like a chapter of your life. Life is short I made it a point to take a photo every few years so I can see the many sides of me.Every face has a story.

When did you last take a photo if ever with a professional photographer and not NOT a selfie?

What does your picture and face say about you?

PS
If you are lucky enough to live in or near or vacation in Jacksonville,Florida maybe just maybe you need to book an appointment with Anetta Nadolna of Art’n’Illusion Photography.
http://www.anettaphotograpy.com

Find someone to capture the heart of you. Make some memories too.