Makeup Moods – Instantly Adding That Certain Something

We all use photos of ourselves to convey snapshots of moments in our lives, feelings, even sentiment. If you photos are falling flat, the culprit is likely lighting or makeup. I will not address the lighting just yet, but there are some simple makeup fixes that will immediately help. Add some Drama – Vampy, dark…

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Hair and Makeup: In the Beginning

He will probably die soon. My Dad, that is. As I write, he is in a hospital with his life supported by machines, and has been for several weeks. His body is in shock from renal failure and there is nothing I can do to stop what is happening inside his war-torn skin. I pray…

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Me and My Little Instagram

I learned about Instagram from my teen son. Seriously. Once I figured out how to use it, I was hooked – for completely different reasons than my little boy. I was completely inspired! As such, I would like to share a few of my favorites; some mainstream, some not. Each of these accounts serves to…

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Beautiful Hair Basics

When taking photographs, it is striking how much hair adds warmth and interest to the photo. I believe that hair makes or breaks the quality of photos. That caveat to that is, hair must be no-fuss and not take over the shot, unless it is the focus (or editorial – purposefully dramatic). Especially when using natural…

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On Being Basic

 “She is so basic.” Why has being “Basic” become an insult? Lately, I have heard it hurled around like a member of the profanity family. While, the media over-complicates beauty to muddle up classic aesthetics. Let me tell you…Being beautiful is simple, basic.  Basic Skin Care Squeaky clean skin that glows from the inside will…

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Welcome Friends

If you came over from http://www.thatbasicchic.wordpress.com THANK YOU (and I am sorry for the little blip). You made it to the right place. *Sharing my humanity and failing forward* This is just a little welcome to tell you that I am glad you dropped by. I will be busy posting content, but until I have…

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