Elesia Sade was recently awarded 1st Runner up in Miss Virginia Collegiate America and also won Miss Photogenic and the photo contest. I had the pleasure of working on her makeup and touching up her hair for the winning headshot. The photo was taken in an exclusive photo shoot with the wonderfully talented and world renowned photographer, Yvonne Taylor.
Allow me to share a few makeup tricks that I used while working with gorgeous Elesia for her award winning headshot.
After seeing the stunning blonde and brunette color from celebrity stylist Sherry Ratay's Hues of Natural Perfection, I was looking forward to seeing her color on a redhead. Last week, I was in luck. I got to be that redhead!
I have found that it is very difficult to achieve the perfect caramel highlight for fall that women with dark hair crave around this time of year! Even though highlights add warmth and depth, it is not unusual for a client to be dissatisfied after requesting this service. You may hear complaints such as, this looks brassy, it's dull, or heaven forbid the orange word! I have a fool proof method with results so amazing I feel compelled to share them with my fellow stylists.
At Peter Som’s Spring 2013 showing, the beauty is all about “classic East Village cool girls: natural, easy hair with touches of faded color, and strong, bold yet sophisticated eye colors,” says the designer. His theme, “Women on the Verge,” evokes that tipping point where a lady just might crack into a million little pieces. Is the beauty as fragmented? Most definitely.