Category Archive: Makeup

Jul 01

Taylor Swift – Red Lipstick is About Attitude

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  Taylor Swift will be 23 on December 13. Too young to wear red lipstick many would say. Red is a state of mind, and that includes red lipstick. It’s not how old you are, it’s your attitude. Taylor Swift definitely has more attitude in red lipstick than in lipstick that is “appropriate” for her …

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Jul 01

Julianne Moore and Makeup Colors

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  Julianne, you’re gorgeous, but you need to change your makeup from warm to cool colors. My 30 years research indicates that most redheads have cool, not warm, skin. That means you will look more natural and prettier with subtle pink undertones in your makeup. Your face will pop more with cool makeup. See the …

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Jun 29

Makeup Artists: Stop Matching Makeup to Hair Color

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Tyra Banks is a beautiful woman. She’s prettier, however, when makeup artists respect her skin’s natural coppery-pink undertones (photos left). Most stylists and makeup artists make the mistake of matching the  hair color or “harmonizing” makeup to the superficial appearance. It doesn’t work. You get “Perfect Makeup” – which is what we’re used to – …

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Jun 27

Cindy Crawford – Dark Brown vs. Light Brown Hair

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Image Consultant Sandy Dumont demonstrates with Cindy Crawford’s photos why dark hair shouldn’t be lightened. Sandy is master of color.

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Jun 25

Emma Stone in Warm & Cool Colors

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Emma Stone was born blonde but dyed her hair auburn brown in order to get more mature acting rolls. In the photo left, no doubt a Hollywood stylist suggested she wear warm makeup and garments, due to the red tones in her hair. She is a beautiful woman in any color hair or garment, but …

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Apr 29

Redheads Have Warm Hair, But Cool Skin

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The fashion and makeup industry have doomed redheads to a life of garish and harsh orange makeup and garments. Check the Red Carpet or the pages of fashion magazines, and redheads will be clad in peach, coral, salmon and orange. And that’s in spite of the fact that redheads have more visible pink in their …

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Apr 11

What to wear to the Prom?

An as image consultant, color is the cornerstone of my business. You can have a designer dress in the wrong color and won’t look as pretty as you would in a $20 dress in your best color. Sociobiologists tell us that every decision we make is related to prehistoric survival instincts. It’s in our DNA …

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Apr 04

You Don’t Know What You Look Good In

Sociobiologists tell us that buried deep inside us, we all have compelling urges related to survival. Nearly everything we do and every decision we make is related to these survival instincts. It’s in our DNA. You think you choose colors that make you look good. You think you choose what you wear based on the …

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Apr 04

The book the fashion industry doesn’t want you to read

The most revolution book on color since 1830.

There’s a revolutionary new book coming out in late April. It contains scientifically-proven evidence that you don’t know what you look good in. Nor does anyone in the fashion industry. They don’t want you to know the truth, because they know you’ll no longer be at the whim of fleeting color and style trends. You’ll …

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Dec 02

Taylor Swift: Red Lipstick is About Attitude

Taylor Swift in Red and Pink Lipstick

Taylor Swift will be 23 on December 13. Too young to wear red lipstick many would say. Red is a state of mind, and that includes red lipstick. It’s not how old you are, it’s your attitude.  Whether she’s portrayed as sultry or sweet, it doesn’t matter.  What matters is that she knows she looks good  – …

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