Complete Makeover Styling followed by Glamour Portrait Session – Before and After Images

Before and after Complete Makeover

We have written before about how a properly executed glamour makeover is part and parcel to the beauty we see around us every day in magazines, movies and on the streets,  click here for 9 more examples.

As one more well known example, Mel Gibson in “BraveHeart” in blue face makeup riding his horse dashingly is the same man who was photographed during an evening drunk by the local constabulary.

One of these men is an icon, the other a bum.  They are both him, and he is us.

Given some training, and some professional styling application, lights, camera and action, we may all be glamorous.

What it does take is Continue reading Complete Makeover Styling followed by Glamour Portrait Session – Before and After Images

Hair and Makeup Styling by Kevin Dinh Nguyen, San Francisco, CA

Kevin Nguyen styles hair and is a makeup artist in San Francisco, California.

Avante Garde, avante garde nail styling, copper tube, copper tubing, Hair Styling, Kevin Nguyen, makeup, multi media, Nail Styling, photo manipulation, Styling, crystal ball, matrixK.D Nguyen is licensed Cosmetologist, Makeup Artist, Hairstylist and Nail Specialist.

As you can see in the samples here, Kevin’s work ranges from the elegant to the sublime.

Exotic Hair Styling, avant garde, Makeup, avant garde makeup, face painting, avant garde Hair, avant garde avant garde, Kevin Nguyen“I truly enjoy and appreciate every aspect of Art, either Clean Beauty, to Glamorous, to Retro, to Avant Garde, to High Fashion, to Extreme Fetish …

My inspirations have Continue reading Hair and Makeup Styling by Kevin Dinh Nguyen, San Francisco, CA

Multi Media Makeup by Freddy Lopez of Santa Rosa, California

black shoe string, multi media, yellow lipstick, yellow eye shaddow, shoe laces, face makeup, glue on makeup, Makeup Freddy Lopez Mixed MediaFreddy’s multimedia makeup is an immediate visual grab fest.  Soon as I saw a sample of his black shoe string laces over the eyes makeup, I was after him to share with us something about his makeup creations.

Mr. Lopez was first interested in makeup because he wanted to find a reason why women and men use cosmetics … makes sense, right?

“It also seemed like a lot of fun and something that I would enjoy doing.

I went into MAC COSMETICS one day and found some really neat colors and tools.

 There was so much variety and different combinations of colors that you could use to either emphasize a facial feature or recede a facial feature.

Starting to experiment on friends and family and occasionally Continue reading Multi Media Makeup by Freddy Lopez of Santa Rosa, California

Makeup is Art: Professional Techniques for Creating Original Looks, by Jana Ririnui & Lan Nguyen – Book Review

Jana Ririnui, Lan Nguyen, Makeup is Art - Professional Techniques for Creating Original Looks - Front Cover, bling, face paint, bling on lips, makeup book, how to makeup, art makeup, 184732620X, 978-1847326201Proper makeup to the intended mood is vital when photographing women, models or glamour.

One engaged in these kinds of photography thus keeps the eye out for styling resources and aides.

So naturally, on seeing the catchy cover photo and title of “Makeup is Art,” by Jana Ririnui and Lan Nguyen, I was intrigued enough to examine further …

The once over will not be enough with this book.

While technically Continue reading Makeup is Art: Professional Techniques for Creating Original Looks, by Jana Ririnui & Lan Nguyen – Book Review

How To Apply Makeup for Glamour Photography – 12 Video Tutorials For Men and Women

12 great how to video tutorials, on Glamour Photography Makeup for Men and Women.

High quality video, how to create a glamourous green smokey look on the eyes.

Several Before and After Makeup shots demonstrate how anyone with great makeup may look glamourous and sexy. Check it out. Continue reading How To Apply Makeup for Glamour Photography – 12 Video Tutorials For Men and Women