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Emily Blunt at the Critics’ Choice Awards

Makeup artist Jenn Streicher wanted to keep the eyes simple with just a pop of color and lots of lashes. Bronzy, dewy skin and a vibrant red lip. “Once I saw the Miu Miu dress Emily Blunt was wearing to the 2013 Critics’ Choice Awards my inspiration became a modern Veronica Lake,” said Streicher.

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Naomi Watts At The People’s Choice Awards

Naomi Watts wore a long black Alexander McQueen dress with a gold sequin bodice and multicolor jewel neckline to the 2013 People’s Choice Awards.  We have the details of her look from makeup artist Pati Dubroff.

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“I choose to keep the face very monochromatic. Glowing skin, a full black lash, eyes contoured in matte taupe shades with a touch of gold. The lips were a rich shade of caramel – very full and velvet,” says Dubroff.

Jennifer Lawrence At The the People’s Choice Awards

Makeup Artist Jillian Dempsey created a sophisticated look combining sultry eyes with baby doll lips for Jennifer Lawrence’s 2013 People Choice Awards appearance.

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Jillian played up Jennifer’s blue eyes with cat eyes that kicked-out at the end using black liquid liner. Next, black and champagne shadows were blended to create an iridescent, grey wash on the eyelids. Jillian framed the eyes with several coats of black mascara.

Best Makeup & Skincare for Soccer Moms

Just because you are a Soccer Mom doesn’t mean you need to let go and stop making yourself look attractive and glamorous. You need to approach looking good as something you do for yourself and not for anyone else; it will make all the difference in helping you to feel motivated putting the time in. Looking good and vibrant should almost be second nature to you… not an effort, but effortless. After all, you we know you’d rather be a “cool” soccer mom than a boring one. Drop all your ideas about age and just enjoy being young! (I hear so many thirty-something moms who talk as though their youth is over… change that today!). This is how I get to keep the glow as a soccer mom. Here’s my list of makeup and skincare products that do the trick.

Best Makeup & Skincare for Soccer Moms Simple skincare, stila, Victoria’s Secret & more…

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Simple Exfoliating Facial Wipes are the BEST to use in the morning to get that good clean feeling of freshness that inspires to get on with your day. I like to use these Simple wipes after my shower and before my moisturizer and makeup.

Katie Holmes’ Ad for Bobbi Brown

Beginning today, the first of two Bobbi Brown ads featuring Katie Holmes debuted at counters and online. The ad image features Katie wearing the new Long-Wear Cream Shadow Sticks, launching January 20th. This is the first of two ads that will formally break in February 2013 as part of the brand’s first-ever ad campaign featuring our first-ever celebrity spokesperson.

Katie Holmes’ Ad for Bobbi Brown

Best Mascara

Must have mascara, L’Oreal Shocking Extensions & Maybelline the Rocket Volum available at CVS Pharmacy @CVSBeautyClub. Both are good but I seem to use the L’Oreal Shocking more, the brush is good, and I see results in an instant. Very long lashes that is.

L’Oreal Shocking Extensions & Maybelline the Rocket Volum mascara

Restoration Hardware Scottsdale Arizona

Love the newly opened Restoration Hardware Scottsdale. The outdoor showroom as you enter and the rooftop can only happen in Scottsdale Arizona when it’s literally sunny and dry everyday. You know what, that makes life a bit easy. This is truly a beautiful store and space and lives-up being the flagship.

Restoration Hardware Scottsdale. Photo by Marta Walsh TM Founder and Paradise Valley & Scottsdale REALTOR.

Restoration Hardware at Scottsdale Quarter  Scottsdale AZ

Best Of Stila Makeup Case

You know you’ve made it when you have stila best of stila makeup case in your hands.

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Jay Olson Owner Of Inizio Salon Scottsdale Interviews With Marta Walsh

Hello Loves:) I’m thrilled to share with you my interview with Jay Olson the Artistic technical trainer for L’Oreal Professionnel Arizona, and Owner Inizio salon www.iniziosalonscottsdale.com. What made me notice Jay and and be so intrigued by him is his passion to the business and thinking big. Jay seems as though he is taking hair dressing and styling to the next level. Not just work but big career. Being the best at what you do , you see, is what makes one successful. And I love success stories.

Jay Olson top colorist and Owner Of at Inizio Salon Scottsdale Arizona

Balayage done by Jay Olson at Inizio Salon Scottsdale Arizona

In this interview Jay Olson talk so Marta Walsh about when he first fell in love with hair styling, what sets his Hair salon Inizio Salon in Scottsdale Arizona apart from the rest in the Valley, tells all about Balayage, answers the million dollar question: Can anyone be blonde, what he likes most about living in Phoenix Arizona, inspirations and future plans.

Marta Walsh: Where do you call home?
Jay Olson: I love calling Scottsdale my home. Being born and raised in Arizona, it feels good to be close to family and friends all while doing what I love.

How To Travel & Jet-Set Pretty

Travel & jet-setting are some of my favorite things in life. I love going places and exploring the world. I love getting out of a routine into the fun adventures of the unknown. But I only like to travel when I’m feeling fresh and pretty. These are the skincare and makeup products that are my best travel company. My routine? I get to the airport showered, well dressed and with the perfect makeup. The challenge, however, is to stay like this for hours during a tiring flight with a flight full of dry air.

Simple cleansing facial wipes

How do I stay fresh and pretty when I travel? Well, Simple Cleansing Facial Wipes are a MUST for a fresh travel. I actually remove all my makeup before landing and re-apply my Simple Skincare Vital Vitamin Day Cream with SPF 15 and Simple Skincare Soothing Eye Balm. Then I use matte moisture tint SPF 15 & oil free because I hate looking shiny and oily anywhere, including on a flight. Then Jouer Cosmetic brightener in neutral is like concealer – it’s easy to use and fragrance free, so it conceals redness and skin imperfections on the go. Plus, it’s so small it fits perfectly in my makeup or travel bag.