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What fires me up is helping the everyday woman feel ready for her closeup. SNAP, you can do it using my stylist skills!

Sharon Haver, Fashion Expert & Style Mentor

Tag | the makeup junkie

  • Makeup Junkie: Bridal Makeup and the Hardsell Cosmetic Counter Makeover(!?!)

    Pre-Wedding Rituals: Strange Encounters of the Cosmetic Counter Kind…Hard sell cosmetic counter artisteI love makeup. We all know this. This is why my traincases don’t close, my heart flutters when MAC releases a new collection, and I still think that I will one day find a mascara that will change my life.However, one thing threatens to spoil this perfect love. Overzealous cosmetics counter people.Eyeshadow is NOT a weapon!One of my closest friends is getting married at the end of June, out of town, and I will be doing her makeup. As part of our pre-wedding ritual we’ve been looking for new products, trying new colors, looks, etc.We had a wonderful artist at the MAC store in the Flat Iron building a few weeks ago, and who knew that other experiences could be so dramatically

    Published on April 13, 2009

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  • The Makeup Junkie: Can’t Live Without Cosmetics

    The Five Most Essential Beauty Items…blushHow well do you remember the movie THE BREAKFAST CLUB?At the end of the movie Molly Ringwald takes Ally Sheedy into the ladies’ room, and with just a few handy cosmetics turns Ally from misanthrope into girl next door. . .Well, I think that scene defined my point of view on beauty. Sure, sometimes I want something more dramatic, but for a basic, classy, presentable look, really all I need is five things (and you’ll see in a moment, for a basic, basic look, all I need is two).(Disclaimer: Now I am certainly not saying that a person needs makeup to look beautiful, in fact there are some lucky women who need none at all. I have never been that woman.)

    Published on February 12, 2009

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