MAKEUP MADE EASY BY DEX NEW YORK
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.
â€œLet me just brighten up your skin a bit,â€ 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 couldnâ€™t handle.
By the time my session with Josh
THE SUMMER FACE – WATERPROOF MAKEUP
With plenty of heat and humidity heading our way, itâ€™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 youâ€™ll be spending the summer lounging by the pool or traipsing along the hot city sidewalks, itâ€™s always valuable to have makeup thatâ€™s lightweight, waterproof, and not prone to melting off your face.
Letâ€™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 fin
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