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Makeup Breakdowns: Nijshanaaj Sudlarphaar (She’s Back!)

I worked with Nijshanaaj again, at two separate shoots. I never get tired of making up her face. What a beauty she is! Face: Laura Mercier Hydrating Primer (primer), NARS Syracuse and Nix’ie Cream Foundation in Beige 3 (mixed together), … Continue reading

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Makeup Breakdowns: Nijshanaaj Sudlarphaar

The gorgeous Nijshanaaj is also a sweetheart and a dream to work with. Face: DHC Velvet Skin Coat (primer), Nix’ie Cream Foundation in Beige 3 and NARS Sheer Matte in Syracuse (mixed together), Ben Nye Neutral Setting Powder. Eyes: Maybelline … Continue reading

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Makeup Breakdowns: Dramatic Looks on Roxy and Dede

We did an Evita/Madonna inspired look one cold October day. Roxy: Face: DHC Velvet Skin Coat (primer), Nix’ie Cream Foundations in Ivory 1 and Ivory 2 (all over face), Ben Nye Neutral Setting Powder. Eyes: UD Original PP (primer), MAC … Continue reading

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Makeup Breakdowns: Blues on Janna

My good friend Janna shot with a wonderfully talented photographer last month. She’s not used to wearing colorful makeup, so I took her out of her comfort zone with bright blues. Face: DHC Velvet Skin Coat (primer), Nix’ie Cream Foundations … Continue reading

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Makeup Breakdowns: Jessica Ostrow

Jessica worked with GAZE Ezine over the summer at a fashion shoot.  We decided to focus on the eyes with a slightly smokey brown eyeshadow gradation and winged black liner. Lips and cheeks were kept simple and pretty with rose … Continue reading

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Makeup Breakdowns: Sarah K for MSA Models

Miss Sarah is a lovely and stunning 19 year old from Maryland. She wore the Madonna corset well. Face: DHC Velvet Skin Coat (primer), Nix’ie Cream Foundations in Ivory 2, Beige 3 and Neutral 2, Ben Nye Neutral Setting Powder. … Continue reading

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Makeup Breakdowns: Tashina Finkton & Janeva Gaddist

At GAZE’s “Virgin Finale” shoot, Tashina and Janeva were fun, energetic and enthusiastic about shooting for the online magazine. I was equally thrilled to work on their amazing faces. The photographer is very inspired by Madonna, and the makeup look … Continue reading

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Makeup Breakdowns: Maurice Diong

I recently worked at a photo shoot for GAZE Ezine. Maurice was our sole male model. He’s not signed to an agency,  but he is looking for a contract!   Face: Moisturized with The Body Shop Vitamin E Cream. Nix’ie … Continue reading

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Makeup Breakdowns: Metallic Eyes on Jessica Ostrow

My pal Jessica came back to shoot some beauty looks- this time with Lucas Chilczuk. Face: DHC Velvet Skin Coat (primer), Ni’xie Foundations in Beige 3 & Neutral 2 (mixed and blended onto skin), Ben Nye Neutral setting powder (dusted over foundation). … Continue reading

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Makeup Breakdown: Lindsey L. Miller

Lindsey is a NYC based dancer who came in to shoot with Lucas Chilczuk and I. She’s fun, stunning & makes a great living doll. Face: DHC Velvet Skin Coat (primer), Nix’ie Cream Foundations in Ivory 1 & Ivory 2 (mixed), Ben … Continue reading

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