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MAKEUP MADE EASY BY DEX NEW YORK

Posted by 08.24.13

Even a beauty editor needs a refresher course once in a while. The DEX New York makeup studio is another hidden gem of Manhattan that sells its own unique mineral makeup line as well as offering how-to courses, red carpet makeup application, and makeup parties.

I walked in for an appointment with Josh Galarza, DEX national educational trainer, and walked out with a really, truly, and honestly turned around makeup routine.

“Let me just brighten up your skin a bit,” said Josh, as he dusted my face with terracotta colored blush. He also applied shadow to the crease of my eye, something I thought my smallish peepers couldn’t handle.

By the time my session with Josh finished, he

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THE SUMMER FACE – WATERPROOF MAKEUP

Posted by 06.13.12

With plenty of heat and humidity heading our way, it’s a good idea to invest in cosmetic products that will stay put in the face of moisture and high temperatures throughout the summer months. Whether you’ll be spending the summer lounging by the pool or traipsing along the hot city sidewalks, it’s always valuable to have makeup that’s lightweight, waterproof, and not prone to melting off your face.

Photo Credit: sephora.com

Let’s start with the basics: foundation. In the heat of summer, liquid foundation can feel heavy and stifling. You also risk it running if you find yourself getting a litt

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MEET VINCENT LONGO – MAKEUP ARTIST EXTRAORDINAIRE

Posted by 04.15.12

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 application through working with Gianni Versace, Giorgio Armani, Dolce and Gabbana and Gianfranco Ferre.

His career took off when he was booked to work on Cindy Crawford for the cover of Italian

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