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Victoria Rowe is a Celebrity Makeup Artist who had worked with Lady Gaga, Keri Hilson, Ashley Greene, and now Sarah Carter from the new Spielberg series, “Falling Skies”. I’ve met Victoria one day backstage at LA Fashion Week few years a go and I must say she is one cool and talented lady. I’m now pleased to share with Victoria’s makeup tips especially for summer.
Victoria’s TOP TEN Makeup Items
Everyone NEEDS to have at home or in their purse right now!
1. Oil free facial moisturizer I prefer ALBA Oil-free Green Tea Moisturizer, Avalon Organics Lavender Moisture cream for sensitive skin, or BLISS SPA Oxygen +Vitamin C Cream (gel). Any of these will combat dryness without oil and, dare I say, help get rid of most every kind of ACNE in a woman, girl, or man of any age.
Milan, 20th of June 2011. D&G MEN SUMMER 2012. I wish I was there:) My dream is to go to a Dolce & Gabbana fashion show in Milan, one day. Stefano Gabbana can you hear me? xxx. Meanwhile here’s a sneak peek:
D&G Men Summer 2012 Fashion Show
FOULARD-The whole collection is characterized by the use of foulards as the central element in the making of blazers, bomber-jackets, t-shirts, trousers, shorts and accessories. NEW PROPORTIONS-Both volume and fit get softer for a more relaxed style. FABRICS-Apart from foulards, denim, washed linen and touches of leather have been used. ACCESSORIES-Hand-stitched moccasins in foulard-printed suede. Raffia or foulard-printed hats. FINALE-Foulard-printed swimming trunks. SOUNTRACK-Kiss Sex Machine remix by Prince vs James Brown.
Inspired by the heritage and savoir faire of the artisanal craftsmanship of the House of Chanel, Peter Philips, Creative Director of Chanel Makeup, introduces new textures and makeup effects in a radiant Fall 2011 Collection, ILLUSIONS D’OMBRES DE CHANEL. At the heart of this captivating colour story: Shimmering bronze, gold and platinum are the perfect complements to plum, khaki and copper shades on eyes and lips. Unique reflections of metallic green, silver and beige on nails provide the ideal counterpoint.
CHANEL INTRODUCES FALL 2011 MAKEUP COLLECTION
“Illusion d’Ombre is a new and exciting product, that’s easy to apply,” says Peter Philips. “I would suggest finger application. The texture is unique and has a very pleasant touch.”
Available at CHANEL.com, CHANEL Boutiques and department stores: July 2011
Drugstore Gems. L’Oreal Paris Magic Smooth Soufflé and L’Oreal Paris True Match Naturale Gentle Mineral Makeup SPF 19. I was recently on a desperate search for the right foundation for my face. Sometimes it happens to the best of us when nothing works for some reason. I was looking for a gentle foundation that is easy and not too messy to apply. Not too oily and shiny and not too dry either. I found Magic Smooth Soufflé and True Match Naturale Gentle Mineral Makeup. I also found the perfect shade for me Sun Beige which suites my light olive skin so it doesn’t make me look too pale.
L to R: L’Oreal Paris Magic Smooth Soufflé & True Match Naturale Gentle Mineral Makeup SPF 19
Introducing MAC Semi Precious available July 7, 2011 through August 2011.
SEMI PRECIOUS. We can all admire a girl with a 30 – carat diamond. But the NEW dazzle is SEMI PRECIOUS. Gems that are rare in spirit, rich in substance and worn fluidly, on the skin.
Celebrity Hairstyles. Fekkai stylists transformed Selita Ebanks tresses to a beautiful blonde hue.
INSPIRATION: A head-turning edgy rock and roll style yet sophisticated. The look is “chic with strong definition” says stylist Marshall Lin.
TM has a sneak peek to the following letter from Karen Fondu, President of L’Oréal Paris, announcing Liya Kebede as the brand’s latest spokesperson.
June 21, 2011. “I am pleased to announce Liya Kebede, international model, actress and entrepreneur, as our latest global brand ambassador. A strong, inspiring woman and true humanitarian, we are proud to welcome Liya into the L’Oréal Paris family.
Diane Kruger in Surface To Air Bendy Cardigan. Do you love?
Diane Kruger in Surface To Air Bendy Cardigan available at gargyle.com
This month Salma Hayek debuted her 100-piece Nuance cosmetics line for CVS, according to Women’s Wear Daily. 100-stockkeeping-unit Nuance Salma Hayek line will bow in August 2011 exclusively in 7,000 CVS Pharmacy stores and online. I actually had the chance to visit the CVS headquarters in WOONSOCKET, Rhode Island just last week and got a sneak peek to Slama’s new makeup, skincare, and hair care collection which are priced between $7.99 and $19.99. The collection was inspired by Hayek’s grandmother, who was a Vichy Lab-trained cosmetologist and incorporated Native American and Mayan ingredients into her beauty treatments.
Marta Walsh standing infront of a poster about www.talkingmakeup.com which was hanging on the wall at the CVS headquarters in WOONSOCKET, Rhode Island
A drugstore gem: Maybelline New York The Falsies Volume Express Mascara. This one shown in pic below is in Blackest Black. My lashes are long, full, and curled in an instant. The brush is very user friendly and the kind I like. It really grabs the lashes with comfort. Once again Maybelline proves to us that you don’t have to spend a lot pf money for a runway/Hollywood material mascara.
Maybelline New York The Falsies Volume Express Mascara