Posts Tagged ‘Blemish’

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Interview with Celebrity Makeup Artist Charlie Green: Part 2

I know I left you ladies hanging for Part 2 of my interview with the brilliant Charlie Green (click here to read Part 1), but A. I decided to be greedy and ask Charlie for a second interview (and she generously obliged!) B. you’ll get over it when you read the treasure trove of advice that Charlie bestowed:

Beauty Binge (BB): What risk SHOULD women be taking in makeup that most are not? And how can they easily achieve this?

Experiment! Be brave and try some color instead of safe neutrals… It’s only makeup and you can wash it off if you hate it; its not a tattoo! Take an afternoon cruising the makeup counters, checking out new trends and textures. Maybe try and have a couple of makeovers at the counters and don’t forget to take your photo on a cell phone to remember the techniques and tips the makeup artist gave you. You don’t need to recreate the whole look at home, but if you learned a technique or two then that’s major!
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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Blemish Monsters: The Bad, the Worse, and the Grotesquely Ugly…

There’s nothing worse than feeling a little something developing on your face.  I’m not talking about the little hormone zits you get before your period or a pesky white head that pops up with some friends after a long session at the gym. I’m talking about a full-on painful, red pimple that starts hurting before it’s even a bump.  I’m talking about the kind of pimple that gets so big and ugly you’re sure that an alien life-form may hatch from it during the night.

Your first instinct is to panic.  You furiously douse the area with every topical acid and acne fighter you can find. You don’t care that your skin will be chapped and peeling. You just want it gone.  Nothing works, so you panic some more and it gets large enough that you figure it’s ripe for the picking.  BAD!! Read the rest of this entry »

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