Artist Spotlight: Starr Blackshere

Artist Spotlight: Starr Blackshere

Meet Starr Blackshere, a beauty professional whose arsenal of skills includes makeup, hair, and specialized brow and lash services. In addition to her busy freelance career, she recently achieved her dream of opening her own makeup and brow studio, Blackshere Beauty, this past April. In this interview, she shares her journey of growth, adaptability, and [...]

Color Focus: Green Eye Makeup

Color Focus: Green Eye Makeup

Green is cool, both literally and figuratively. It's a secondary color made from two primaries, blue and yellow, so it's calming and rejuvenating at the same time. And when it comes to eye makeup, green evokes an exciting quality in the best way possible. Meaning, choosing it over the standard neutral eye can be an [...]

Artist Spotlight: Martin Pretorius

Artist Spotlight: Martin Pretorius

Martin Pretorius is a living legend in our industry. As a hair and makeup artist, his talented hands have beautified some of the most iconic women of our time, captured by world-famous photographers for top magazine editorials and advertising campaigns. In addition, his prolific work in the music video arena has influenced not just my [...]

Artist Spotlight: Marla Belt

Artist Spotlight: Marla Belt

Marla Belt is a New York-based makeup artist known for her expertise in everything from the extreme avant-garde to beautifully clean makeup looks. Her exceptional talent saw her go from her beginnings at MAC Cosmetics to an eight-year gig assisting Pat McGrath on everything from fashion editorials and advertising campaigns to runway shows all over [...]