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MEET MADELINE POOLE, SALLY HANSEN’S GLOBAL COLOR AMBASSADOR

Posted by 11.01.15

 

Madeline Poole, New York City-based a-list editorial manicurist and designer was appointed Global Color Ambassador of Sally Hansen in January 2014 for good reason. Just check out her gorgeous work on Instagram, in magazines including Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, InStyle and Interview or online at sites like TeenVogue.com, Refinery29 and The Coveteur. It will be as clear to you as it is to anyone who comes in contact with her handiwork, this lady brings the goods time and time and time again!

“I had never painted nails before five years ago—I would do my own, but I wasn’t aware that I was good at it. I was actually a painter; I did miniature painting, and painting restoration.

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STEPHANIE SEYMOUR SIGNS WITH ESTEE LAUDER

Posted by 02.10.14

You’ve got to love Estée Lauder for choosing beautiful, sophisticated, and experienced women as their spokesmodels. The latest to receive the honor is Stephanie Seymour, 45, who graced the covers of Cosmopolitan, Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, and countless other mags in the late 80s through 90s. She is also well known as the primary model for the up-and-coming lingerie company Victoria’s Secret during that same time span.

A muse for many, Stephanie has been photographed by the fashion industry’s leading photographers—Patrick Demarchelier, Peter Lindbergh, Steven Meisel, Mario Testino, and even Richard Avedon—and is the longtime inspiration of French designer Azzedine Alaia.

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HOW TO ROCK STREET STYLE BEAUTY

Photo Credit: Phil Oh, StreetPeeper.com

Posted by 11.23.12

To know photographer Phil Oh’s work is to be impressed by how well he manages to capture the essence of street style beauty. As founder of his famous blog, StreetPeeper, he’s the charming guy on the street with a camera who happens to catch beautiful women passing by. As street style photographer for Vogue, he’s all about capturing cool style and cool beauty looks.

I had the great fortune to be photographed by Oh himself, and I learned quite a bit about capturing the essence of street style beauty in the process. In a nutshell, here are some of the key aspects of street style beauty:

Play it cool: street style beauty is effortless and doesn’t look as though it took as long as The T

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ODE TO KEVYN

Posted by 12.14.11

The late makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin loved to make up faces. His book Making Faces, published in 1997 chronicles the cosmetics magic he could bestow upon real people, who through his artistry all looked like stars. He is famous for his editorial and celebrity work, having done makeup for models and performers like Amber Valletta, Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington,  Julia Roberts, Sharon Stone, Cher, and Gwyneth Paltrow. In fact his big break came in the mid-1980s, when he was hired by Vogue magazine to work on a photo shoot of Meg Tilly, which was photographed by Steven Meisel.

With his far reaching vision, Kevyn was always inclusive and known for his gay activism. Sadly, Kevyn’s caree

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