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Hi! I’m Christa and I’m a professional makeup artist. I'm passionate about helping women embrace, and enhance, their natural beauty. I believe makeup should not be a mask we hide behind. It’s a fun and empowering tool to accentuate our true beauty.

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REALIZING BEAUTY NAMED BEST BEAUTY SITE

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I love this time of year when it comes to makeup looks. Why? Because it’s the perfect time to break out all the glitter, sparkle, shine, and bold reds. I love me some sparkle. But let’s be honest. Once you hit 40 it can start to feel a little over the top wearing glitter and […]

Holiday Party Makeup Look Favorites

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Don’t you love it when you are totally surprised and won over by a product? Something that at first you were meh about or even disappointed in that ended up becoming a diehard favorite. Well that’s what happened with me and the Giorgio Armani Beauty Eye Tint Liquid Eyeshadows ($28 USD/$39 CAD). At first glance […]

My Latest Makeup Obsession ~ Giorgio Armani Beauty Eye Tint Liquid Eyeshadows Review

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As a professional makeup artist, whenever a client asks for a recommendation for a brow product I always recommend Benefit Cosmetics. Benefit has the most incredible range of brow products, both in terms of the product range available as well as the shade range available. That shade range has just improved even more with the […]

New Benefit Brow Shades!

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Spring may be a little slow arriving (at least it is here!) but when warmer weather arrives one of the first changes I make to my makeup routine is transitioning to sheerer, more glossy lipstick formulas. There’s something about sunny days and warm breezes that just makes matte lips or cream finishes feel too heavy. […]

Glossy Lips to Welcome Spring

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I have been working as a freelance makeup artist for eight years now, starting rather late in my career. I have had a few young people ask me recently for my opinion on whether or not they should go to makeup school if they want to pursue a career as a makeup artist. I can […]

Making Up Your Mind About Makeup School? Considerations from an Expert

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It’s true. Urban Decay discontinued the beloved, the ICONIC, original Naked Palette. The palette that started a whole new trend in the makeup industry and, even if you didn’t own the Naked palette itself, certainly had an impact on your makeup life via the plethora of other products and palettes it inspired from Urban Decay […]

Urban Decay Naked Reinvented Eyeshadow Palette Review and Swatches

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Hi! I’m Christa and I’m a professional makeup artist. I'm passionate about helping women embrace, and enhance, their natural beauty. I believe makeup should not be a mask we hide behind. It’s a fun and empowering tool to accentuate our true beauty.

Hello!

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