Posts Tagged ‘Charlie Green’

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!
Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by Tags , , , , ,
Friday, August 24, 2012

Interview with Celebrity Makeup Artist Charlie Green: Part 1

Betsey Johnson backstage at her show, “Has everyone met Charlie? My favorite makeup artist on earth?”

I remember first seeing celebrity makeup artist Charlie Green on MTV several years ago, with her platinum pixie hair and effervescent attitude she literally sparkled on screen like a Christmas tree caught fire.  With over 20 years of  painting the faces of celebrities (Angelina Jolie, Charlize Theron, Penelope Cruz), top models for  the runways (Betsey Johnson, Victoria’s Secret, Tommy Hilfiger),  celebrities and models for major ad campaigns (Cover Girl, Estee Lauder, Revlon) and magazine spreads (Elle, Vogue, Vanity Fair), Charlie is the makeup artist for delivering sexy, feminine looks.  She doesn’t stop at applying the cosmetics, she helps companies design them too.  She’s worked with tons of beauty brands developing and launching products.  You know that sexy shimmering body  lotion from Victoria’s Secret that make your legs look like Barbie legs? Yeah, Charlie designed it.  In fact, she worked with Victoria’s Secret to design their entire line and then put it to the test on the runways with the likes of  Gisele, Naomi, and Adriana.


Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by Tags , , , ,