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What I Made Sunday March 30th (& my last minute decision to compete)

Well I had an exciting weekend! As you guys know I went to Toronto for a photoshoot on Thursday. It went really well and I’m super excited for the results! While I was there I decide to compete in the Cobourg Natural bodybuilding show, in the bikini division. I’ve actually never competed in that category… Continue reading What I Made Sunday March 30th (& my last minute decision to compete)

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Makeup Lesson

I grew up loving makeup. My mom sold Mary Kay, I took cosmetology in high school and had 3 younger sisters to practice on. I then went on to Aesthetic school and worked at cosmetic counters, spas, salons and free lanced all over the city. What I really love about makeup though is helping others… Continue reading Makeup Lesson

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Backstage Video at the SAF Show just before going on stage! EEEK!

This is a video of me taken in October of last year just about to get back on the SAF stage after an almost 3 year hiatus! So many thoughts going through my mind. Nervous, excited, full of confidence but also full of self doubt….interesting how our minds work. (by the way, regarding my makeup… Continue reading Backstage Video at the SAF Show just before going on stage! EEEK!

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Your Destination Wedding. Are you bringing your own Photographer & Makeup Artist?

Every year my hubby (Juan Manuel Garcia) and I book several destination weddings. Most of you know he’s a photographer; his company is Avenida Garcia Photography (which in Spanish means Garcia Avenue 😉 Juan is originally from Argentina and has worked as a photographer all over the world. He spent almost 3 years in the… Continue reading Your Destination Wedding. Are you bringing your own Photographer & Makeup Artist?

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cosmetics….decisions decisions

I recently attended the Esthetique Spa International Trade Show in Toronto to see what is new and upcoming as  I’m in the process of researching and choosing a professional makeup line to carry in my studio. The show was interesting and packed with lovely aestheticians running around to different booths and presentations gathering information and… Continue reading cosmetics….decisions decisions

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’cause a girl’s gotta know

A little bit of makeup goes a long way (as long as it’s applied correctly!) As an aesthetician & makeup artist there are certain industry standards, expectations and ‘rules’ we take for granted. For example foundation….we don’t want to see it! It should be the SAME colour as your skin colour and blended in so… Continue reading ’cause a girl’s gotta know

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Fitness Model & Bikini Model Stage Make up

As I begin my own preparations for this year’s competition season my thoughts turn to ‘my look’. Putting together an overall great look is a combination of details and besides bringing a rockin’ body to the stage we need to remember our face! Make up for the stage is so important . Just as a… Continue reading Fitness Model & Bikini Model Stage Make up

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wedding make up

It’s booking time! So many sweet couples are planning their big day for the upcoming wedding season. Obviously looking fabulous is an important part of that day. Have you thought about your make up? Do you have a theme that you want carried through to the tips of your lashes…maybe something like a a pin… Continue reading wedding make up