Esqido Lashes

Hi Loves, I received these gorgeous Esqido Lashes the other day and wanted to share them with you! Esqido Lashes is a well-known brand in the makeup industry. As a pro makeup artist, I’m always looking for the best products on the market to use on set and for my private clients. All the well-known models such as Adriana Lima, Gigi Hadid, Candice Swanepoel, and Karlie Kloss have been spotted wearing these beautiful lashes. Esqido Lashes are professional grade mink lashes. They are handcrafted from the softest and finest naturally shed mink hairs, which provide a natural look. The lash …

Rose Gold Makeup Tutorial

Rose Gold Makeup Tutorial Hi Loves, My friend April came over the other day and I created this pretty makeup look to include rose and gold eyeshadows from the Buxom Dolly’s Wild Side Eyeshadow Palette. I paired the look with a pink blush from Sigma Beauty called Modesty. For the lips, I decided to use a lavender shade from Urban Decay called Bittersweet. I tested out the Sigma Beauty Clean Cut Brow Pencil and Duo Brow Powder in the shade Light. They were really nice to work with! To complete the look, I added Ardell Wispies Lashes. These lashes are inexpensive and …

Holiday Party Makeup Tutorial

Hi Loves, I created a gorgeous makeup look for my friend Susie. I hope you love this Holiday Party Makeup Tutorial! All of the products I used for this look are listed below. MAC Wipes MAC Soft Brown and Texture Eyeshadows MAC 224 Tapered Blending Brush MAC 217 Blending Brush MAC 266 Small Angle Brush MAC 239 Eye Shading Brush Lorac Pro Palette Urban Decay Naked2 MAC Fix + Sigma Beauty Gilded Loose Shimmer MAC Vanilla Pigment MAC Fluidline Blacktrack MAC Studio Moisture Fix Maybelline Superstay Better Skin Foundation MAC 190 Foundation Brush MAC 129 Short Handled Brush MAC 116 Blush Brush …

Holiday Glam Rock Chic

Hi Loves, I had a fabulous time creating this Holiday Glam Rock Chic makeup look on recording artist Haley Horsager. I hope you like the tutorial! All of the products I used are listed down below. Product List: MAC Wipes Bobbi Brown BBU Palette MAC Vanilla and Texture Eyeshadows MAC 224 Tapered Blending Brush MAC 217 Blending Brush MAC 266 Small Angle Brush MAC 239 Eye Shading Brush MAC 190 Foundation Brush MAC 129 Short Handled Brush MAC 168 Large Angled Contour Brush MAC 109 Small Contour Brush MAC 219 Pencil Brush MAC 188 Small Duo Fibre Face Brush Urban Decay …

Ethereal Makeup

Hi Loves! Recently, I had the opportunity to do makeup on a really fun shoot with photographer Sarah Park and model Megan McDermott! The theme of this photoshoot was wrapped around the wardrobe, which consisted of beautiful tulle flowing skirts by Space 46 and accessorized with one of a kind head pieces by Creature of Habit. The makeup for this look was to be fresh and somewhat ethereal. ♥ For this ethereal makeup look, I started Megan’s makeup by priming her lids with a makeup base. Next, I dusted a golden shade of eyeshadow to the lids and under the eye. …

Get the Look: Sun-kissed

Hi loves, It was so fabulous doing makeup for this gorgeous Russian model Dana for a recent photoshoot. I just loved the photos from photographer Dondee Quincena and had to share with you step-by-step on how to achieve this beautiful fresh look. (Photos below) This makeup look is so stunning for Spring and also Summer too! Want to test it out? Here’s how to get the look: Sun-kissed! As always, apply a base to the eyelid. This will ensure the eyeshadow will stay put. Try using Tarte’s Clean Slate 360 Creaseless 12-hr Smoothing Eye Primer. Sweep a nude color shadow …

Smokey Desire

Smokey eye tutorial! Want to get that gorgeous fab smokey eye like Scarlett Johansson for Desire by Dolce & Gabbana? Apply Prep + Prime Eye by MAC all over the eye. Choose brown and peach shades like NARS Matte Eyeshadow in Bengali and Shimmer Eyeshadow in California. Apply a beautiful black liner such as Telescopic Precision Liquid Eyeliner by Loreal. Coat lashes with Mary Kay Ultimate Mascara. Enjoy your gorgeous new smokey eye – Desire! ♥ Debra Johnson Makeup Artist Orange County, California Don’t forget to share, comment, and subscribe! SUBSCRIBE TO MY BLOG!

Makeup Look – Bérénice Marlohe

Want to achieve that sultry makeup look just like Bérénice Marlohe of Skyfall? Start by applying an eyeshadow base all over the eye. Add a soft peachy color to lid. Highlight with a soft vanilla on the brow bone. Carve in a soft brown eyeshadow into the crease. Add a dark brown to corner of eye. Line top and bottom of eyes with liquid liner; try Blacktrack by MAC. Coat lashes twice with a jet black mascara. Apply a soft peach to cheeks; try Orgasm by NARS. Choose a nude lipstick like Myth by MAC. Line lips with a neutral liner. …

Jessica Szohr-Get her look!

By now everyone must have seen the video of Gossip Girl’s Jessica Szohr’s photoshoot for Sobe’s new Lifewater ad campaign. She looks amazing! Here is how to get her look! First use a nice light weight moisturizer; try MAC’s Studio Moisture Fix. Once moisturizer is dry, apply a liquid foundation evenly on the face. Dust a light powder over the foundation to seal. Use MAC eyeshadows in Malt, Soft Brown, Brun, and Vanilla on the lid. Line top and bottom of the eye with a black eyeliner pencil. Smudge the undereye liner with a q-tip to give that light smokey …

Recreate this look – Leighton Meester!

Working as a Makeup Artist in Orange County, California, I’m always reading fashion magazines to check out the latest makeup, hair, and wardrobe trends. I ran across this great photo of Leighton Meester in the latest issue of Allure Magazine. I just absolutely loved the makeup and thought you would too! To recreate this makeup look, apply a soft beige shadow on the lid, try MAC Brule. In the crease apply MAC Soft Brown eyeshadow. On the corner and under the eye add a reddish brown shadow such as MAC Folie. Add several coats of a black lash plumping mascara …

Lash Tip!

Lash Tip! Want to wear those gorgeous lashes to your next holiday party? Use this tip: Before applying lashes, let glue become tacky. This will allow a smooth quick application and the lashes will stay put. ♥ Debra Johnson Makeup Artist Orange County, California Don’t forget to share, comment, and subscribe! SUBSCRIBE TO MY BLOG!