High temperatures and humidity outside can make us feel like our hair and makeup is melting down. As a celebrity makeup artist, it has been my job to keep my clients looking picture perfect under the hot lights on TV and movie sets. The goal is to look polished and fresh rather than like you are having a makeup meltdown! Here are a few ideas to keep in mind when it comes to your beauty routine: Prep and Prime First make sure you use a good moisturizer before you apply anyt
Hello My Beauties, Ladies I know we are friends, but… you might not like what I have to report to you this week! Its about your Makeup bag, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but some of your makeup could be a hot bed for bacteria, and even worse could make you sick! Believe it or not, makeup has a shelf life. That’s why it is so important to clean out your makeup bags as the seasons change- fall, winter, spring and summer! Not to mention, ridding clutter is good for our me
This week's featured product is the Hydroxatone Active Infusion Moisture Mask. Try it for yourself... click here Now more than ever, we are overwhelmed with images of what the media views as beauty. This episode of "The Beauty Investigator" empowers women to break free from the crushing pressures in our media driven culture.
As a mom of daughters, I want to encourage my girls, and you, to find the right balance. That is not to say that striving for beauty is negative, but
As a celebrity makeup artist and stylist- I have worked with countless celebrities to help them achieve a flawless look for their appearances on TV, in movies and on the covers of magazines. To create their “flawless” looks I applied beautiful makeup, coiffed their hair, and dressed them in stunning outfits before they stepped in front of the camera. Once in front of the camera, they were lit perfectly to take away any remaining imperfections…and then in most cases, the image
By Michelle Phillips One of the most common beauty questions women find themselves asking is, “What is the best foundation?” This seemingly shallow but daunting question is the subject of countless articles, TV segments, and conversations, in which we are totally engrossed. And as much as generations may have searched the world over for a miraculous product to give them the “perfect” look, let the search be over. The perfect foundation for your true beauty doesn’t get applie
We are among the first generations of women who have the ability to be or do anything we want. The women before us fought long and hard so that we could lead countries or corporations, or stay home as mothers and lead our families and communities. We are stronger and smarter . . . yet we are lost! We’re stuck between what we could be and what we think we should be, searching to balance that with our femininity. We’re grasping to attain our ideal of beauty with the belief that
By Celebrity Makeup Artist, Life Coach, and Bestselling Author Michelle Phillips Nature has a beautiful way of cleansing to purge what is no longer serving it and make way for renewal. Old leaves fall off and gentle winds carry them away to help the trees gather water and brace for the cold. With the spring thaw comes a flurry of new foliage to cover the bare branches and the growth starts anew. In many ways, we as people have adopted a similar schedule for our own cleansin