cleansing oil balm from the Faceshop

cleansing balms – your skin will thank you

by Colleen Cleansing balms are the latest trend in skin cleansing and although they have been around for a while, some brands having a cult like following (Eve Lom) have brought them to the forefront again with cosmetics companies developing new ones. Cleansing balms are oil based cleansers that are solid at room temperature. They […] Read more…

mehndi art

Mehndi Art

by Colleen One of the things I really enjoy about my job as a makeup artist is that I sometimes it takes me to places or events that I might not otherwise have experienced. Case in point, a lavish Indian wedding. I was hired to do makeup for an Indian wedding a couple of weeks […] Read more…

day to night makeup with smokey eye

The easiest smokey eye technique anyone can master

by Colleen Last week I proposed a summer beauty look with glowing skin and a matte bright pink lip. This week I wanted to show you how you can take this look into the evening with a super easy smokey eye technique that anyone can master. This look was inspired by my days as a […] Read more…

skullcap

Skincare ingredient: Skullcap Root

by Colleen Skullcap root, which has been around for centuries and is traditionally used in Chinese medicine, is now showing up in beauty products and for good reason. It is believed to have  antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and brightening effects on the skin. It is even being studied for it’s potential anti-cancer properties as it seems to hinder the […] Read more…

summer beauty glowing skin and bright pink lip matte

Summer beauty: Bright lip and glowing skin -video

by Colleen Here’s a super easy summer beauty look that doesn’t require a lot of makeup or effort but still looks pretty and polished enough for work. This look plays on the contrast between textures; glowing skin but a matte lip. All you need besides your usual mascara, foundation or BB cream is a bronzer/highlighter […] Read more…

Apple watch

Apple Watch, I’ve dreamed of you….

by Alix I wanted it as soon as I heard about it! Awake at 3 am, midnight in Copertino, I placed my order, and then waited 2 months… it is finally on my wrist and I propose a little “What I like/don’t like about the Apple Watch!! First impression, as we have become accustomed from […] Read more…

sheets masks are the perfect portable facial

Sheet Masks: the portable facial

by Colleen Sheet masks, one of the latest beauty trends to come from Asia (check out cushion compacts), have quickly become my favorite step in preparing the skin for makeup. Last year I traveled to Asia, (Singapore and Hong Kong) and one of the many beauty products I discovered and stocked up on were these […] Read more…

how-to-find-your-perfect-wedding-look

How to find your best wedding beauty look

by Colleen Are you a summer bride, a member of the wedding party or a guest? If you don’t want to hate your photos in 5 years, steer clear of any makeup look that is too trendy. In my opinion, you should be the best version of yourself, so if that means you look stunning […] Read more…

soulcycle_Cover-660x400

Is spinning addictive?

Photo: Soul Cycle by Colleen After a particularly frustrating and long day on set (model was 2 hours late, we had to hurry to catch the light) the hair stylist I was working with on the photo shoot suggested we go to Soulcycle to “sweat it out” she said. Normally I run to de-stress, and […] Read more…

how to get a beach sexy look with Eve

Beach sexy look with Eve

photo: Allana Wesley-White       makeup & hair: Colleen Stone       model : Eve Sarris Gorgeous Eve is an olympic swimmer who knows a thing or two about looking great in a bathing suit! Although looking amazing comes naturally to her, a little makeup placed strategically can really make her beauty shine. […] Read more…

1 2 3 24