Makeup Artist Maria Barreda On Making Your Makeup Last

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When I was headed to New Orleans, I knew I was traveling with a photographer (that’d be Chuck AKA @Chuckstr), I knew I’d be going to some high profile events (hello, Essence Music Fest!) and I’d be doing a photo shoot while in town (hello, Igigi). I also knew it would be like ninth circle […]

You Deserve: Dior Maximizer Lash Plumping Serum

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Mascara commercials irk me to no end. Every time I see an ad on TV for a mascara promising to volumize my lashes by unbelievable amounts, it makes me want to flip channels. Because #1 – the model or celebrity in the ad is most likely wearing fake lashes, and #2 – if it’s a […]

Make Your Makeup Last

Woo! The weather in Florida, I do not miss it one little bit. Hot, humid, sweltering… and look at that, it seems to have followed me all the way to Chicago! When the days are muggy your makeup can get to melting. And nobody wants to walk around looking like a runny ice cream cone […]