Mirabella has identified the five bridal styles most often requested by brides and takes the guesswork out of the equation so that you can feel confident applying makeup for a variety of looks. Bridal classes will teach how to create five classic looks:
As we gear up (pardon the pun) for our annual High Tech issue of Launchpad, we decided to raise the bar this time around; and by "raise the bar" we mean photo shoot! In a LP first, we produced our own Portfolio-style shoot, snagging legendary editorial/runway stylist Jason Stanton to create the "cyber-punk"-inspired looks. Our fierce team also included Jason's wife and amazing makeup artist Heidi Stanton, photographer Teren Oddo and, of course, our phenomenal model Ali, who proved fearless in all things fashion and hair.
Celebrating the release of her new album Vows, New Zealand musician Kimbra performed a show at a unique and unexpected venue -a cemetery! Kimbra rocked the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever, the cemetery where such legends as rockers Johnny and Dee Dee Ramone, director Victor Fleming and actor Rudolph Valentino are buried. Launchpad caught up with TIGI Creative Director Mitchel Wilson and TIGI Cosmetics Educator Jacquetta Sorenson to find out how they created Kimbra's gorgeous classic doll with an edge look:
This week's editors' online pick comes from stylists Stephanie Kash (Hair) and Kristen Buesch (Makeup) of Salon Rootz in Medina, Ohio. This 80's flashback is given a modern twist with highlights and a smokey eye, making this retro look like, totally awesome!
This week's editors' online pick comes from stylist Anne Shackelford! From Anne: "My emphasis now is on the human form and the all beauty that it can be. I want my canvas to live in this moment and be taken away from the mundane and immerse themselves into a 'new skin.' "
Enter Anisa International's contest for makeup artists for the chance to win the opportunity to create an exclusive animation for the IMATS LA, the international makeup artist trade show.
Celebrity makeup artist Rose-Marie Swift shares her technique for creating Gisele Bundchen's red carpet look for the the Met Costume Institute Gala: For the eyes: - Her eyes were enhanced with black mascara and a few added individuals on the corners. - On her lid Rose-Marie used a small amount of her own line, RMS Beauty Lip2cheek in MUSE ($36). It can also be used for the eyes applied minimally. The color MUSE was the perfect color to add a hint of soft pinky nude for a beautiful natural eye.
On May 3, 2012, makeup artist Susan Posnick spent the day speaking with local media and makeup artists and offering complimentary mini makeovers at Fred Segal in Los Angeles.
Australian makeup maestro Napoleon Perdis creates head turning makeup looks to accompany fashion from Sydney's most in-demand designers at Fashion Week Australia. Napoleon and his team rock the runway with makeup looks to compliment Bowie, Ellery and Magdalena Veleska collections.
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Makeup artist Melanie Inglessis shares her technique for achieving Lea Michele's smokey eye look for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' screening of Glee: