Movie Makeup Looks

A Single Man


Saw the movie “A Single Man” tonight with Colin Firth, Matthew Goode and Julianne Moore and was blown away. This is Tom Ford’s first movie and he has created a fantastic story and brought his incredible designer skills to the wardrobe, sets and cinematography. Watching the recreation of the 1960’s alone makes the movie worth seeing. Of course, the makeup blew me away. Julianne Moore’s makeup artist Elaine Offers creates a look for Moore that is sexy and still shows the vunerability of the character. Department head makeup artist Kate Briscoe and makeup artist Gigi Williams had me wanting to take lessons from both of them on period makeup.

Best Makeup Remover


Neutrogena Fresh Foaming Cleanser has been named the best makeup remover according to Lucky Magazine in the February 2010 issue. This has been one of my favorites for 3 years as it is soap free and so gentle on the skin. Great for all skin types! $6.99



Healthy Skin

Healthy Winter Skin

With the arctic blasts we are seeing right now, how can our skin stay moist and healthy? A couple of quick tips. Using a cleanser for the face that is soap free will keep the skin clean but not strip it of the essential moisture that is needed. A couple of my favorits are Neutrogena Fresh Foaming Cleanser and Aveeno Ultra Calming Cleanser. Using a moisturizer with a sunscreen will not only keep the skin soft, it will also protect it from the UVA/UVB rays that beam off of the snow that can cause chapping. Finally, if you are going to be out in the cold for several hours, it is a good idea to put ointments on your cheeks like A+D Ointment to avoid wind burn.