Posts Tagged ‘shiny’

RETURN OF THE GLOSS

POST + PHOTOGRAPHY BY AMY NADINE, GRAPHIC DESIGN BY EUNICE CHUN

After a solid few years of matte lipstick, let’s bring back the Lacquered Lip, shall we? It’s refreshing  after all this time and vibrantly gorgeous! Glosses have come a long way since their reign in 2000. I used to wear goopy lip gloss and worry that a fly would buzz by and get stuck in it! But formulas have improved, don’t feel heavy anymore and are shinier than ever! Here’s how to sport this look:  (more…)

DON’T CAKE UP YOUR MAKEUP!

post + photos by amy nadine, graphic design by eunice chun

Makeup has come a long way since our mothers’ era! And powder might become a thing of the past with this genius invention. I’ve tried it on my clients in every situation (the red carpet, talk shows, photo shoots) and it hasn’t failed me yet! I used to be a fan of blotting papers when I didn’t want to the makeup to get cakey from powder, but tapping a little anti-shine mattifier works so-o much better. No need to thank me; just enjoy! Here’s what you’ll need: (more…)

LIP SERVICE

 

photos:top: tomatiinho; middle: Jamie Nelson; bottom: www.weheartit.com post designed by amy nadine

I worked on an advertising campaign yesterday for a sunglasses retailer with one of my clients, so it was all about the lips.  Not only did I need to decide what colors, but also what finishes… glossy, satin or matte… which made me very curious about ya’ll and where we are right now in lipstick trends, outside of what magazines dictate.  LA is such a bubble so please let me know what you’re doing out there!

XO Amy Nadine