MEET MARGRET AVERY, IN-DEMAND MAKEUP ARTIST
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Margret Avery is a renowned makeup artist who’s been in the business for 30+ years for a very good reasonâ€¦when she’s got a makeup brush in her hand, it’s pure magic! She’s done makeup on numerous beauty icons and all time greats like Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, Barbra Streisand and Goldie Hawn, worked with major fashion and beauty brands including J.Crew and L’Oreal and has been featured in too-many-to-count magazines such as Vogue, Harperâ€™s Bazaar, Elle and Vanity Fair. She recently worked on the campaigns for Kensie, Nanette Lepore and Catherine Malandrino with the photographer Haley BallardÂ — you’ll see themÂ in the Fall/Winter â€™15 magazin
THE GREAT PUMPKIN – 9 PRODUCTS TO TRY NOW
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Don’t satisfy your pumpkin cravings just by sipping a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte. Applied topically pumpkin dissolves dead skin cells, making it a gentle chemical exfoliant, skin brightener and allowing the rest of yourÂ skincare products to be absorbed more efficiently. Pumpkin contains powerhouse ingredients like vitamins A, C, E and K plus potassium, iron, zinc and magnesium so it’s an ideal skinÂ slougher, soother, nourisher, healer and protector. And, it’s worth a mentionâ€¦pumpkin smellsÂ amazing!
Here are 9 new favorites for the season:
Burts Bees Pumpkin Spice Lip Balm ($3.29 )
CINDY CRAWFORD EMPOWERS WOMEN MEANINGFULLY
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As a supermodel in the 1990s, Cindy Crawford, in my estimation, always stood heads and shoulders above the rest. Beautiful, tall, curvaceous, and a woman in charge of her career and future, she epitomized empowered femininity. Now, a beauty entrepreneur and founder of Meaningful BeautyÂ®, Cindy is helping women affirm their inner beauty and self-confidence with a new Facebook application.
The Meaningful in the Mirror app helps women create and share an empowering message in a few simple steps. Just pick a background, write your message, and share it on your Facebook page or send to friends and family. Itâ€™s a super easy way to make a statement and encourage others.
MEET VINCENT LONGO – MAKEUP ARTIST EXTRAORDINAIRE
Makeup artist and cosmetic brand developer, Vincent Longo was born in Swan Hill, Australia, and spent his childhood amidst the majestic beauty of the outback. The light, colors, textures, sounds and purity of wild nature made a life-long impression and deeply stimulated his exceptional “eye” for color.
While in his late teens, Vincent’s family immigrated back to Italy, and he enrolled in B.C.M. – the Beauty Center of Milan. With effort and passion, Vincent soon mastered the art of makeup applicationÂ through working withÂ Gianni Versace, Giorgio Armani, Dolce and Gabbana and Gianfranco Ferre.
HisÂ career took off when he wasÂ booked to work on Cindy Crawford for the cover of