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Jul 05

Brad Pitt – Ditch the Grey

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  I’ve never seen a film star who looks really great in grey, whether it’s a grey pin-striped suit or a casual ensemble like that which Brad Pitt wears. First of all, grey is associated with Old & Grey, Sad & Grey, Tired & Grey. We talk about a Grey Area and a Grey Lie, …

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Jul 04

Nicole Kidman: Looking Awesome as Redhead

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  OMG, Nicole you look awesome in this Jimmy Choo ad. Now that’s the way to go when you have red hair. Your pink-toned makeup lets your face pop. Most makeup artists put redheads in “matching” orange makeup. Of course, when they do, black suddenly looks harsh. Orange lipstick and blusher might “go” with red …

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Jul 04

A Study in Line

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This beautiful actress has done everything wrong with “line” that is possible. First, the neckline makes it appear as if her bust line is sagging and too low. It also makes her bosom look nearly flat. She is definitely longer in the torso than in the legs, and the neckline of her dress exaggerates this. …

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Jul 02

Red Lipstick -Why It Gets a Bum Rap

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  This is why red lipstick gets a bum rap. Blondes rarely look their best in dark red lipstick when they wear it with drab, earthy colors. Red lipstick demands Big City colors and styles, plus perfect foundation. Also, yellow hair and red lipstick conjure up images of ketchup and mustard. Not good. Kudos to …

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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 28

Three Faces of Sofia Vegara

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Sofia Vegara’s hair – as a blonde, with straight hair, with wavy hair

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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 27

Wynona Ryder – Better in Dark Hair or Light Hair?

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Dark brown hair that is almost black should never be lightened. Image Consultant Sandy Dumont demonstrates this principle with photos of Wynona Ryder

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Jun 01

Ties are Still the Best Power Tool

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Ties convey authority and status. Image consultants agree that they increase credibility, status and respect.
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