PR PACKAGES

lavonne beauty makeup kit

#LApproved Giveaway  What do I approve of???  What am I giving away?  Scroll to the end to find out! Usually, I receive a PR package at least 3-4 times per month so my makeup inventory is continually growing. As a result, I love getting new items to try so I can add them to my kit and even replace items that I’m running low on. Usually, I will send a wish list to my agent […]

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MOTHER PAT MCGRATH

la femme jojo illustration pat mcgrath matte trance

MAQUILLAGE Here is a little history, I call this category Maquillage because I knew I made it in my career after going to France for the first time. I was a Francophile and I was teaching myself how to speak French. My goal was to do <makeup>… Maquillage for Fashion Week in Paris with Pat McGrath. I had just lost my grandmother and I took the little money she left me and bought a one-way ticket […]

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CORRECTIVE BEAUTY VS. INSTABEAUTY

corrective beauty by donna mee

REFLECTION It’s always great to reflect on how far we’ve come. So let’s go way back to 1998 where I first learned about corrective beauty. I’ve been a makeup artist for 19 years this November and when I think back to my final for makeup school, I realized two things I wanted to share with you. First of all, makeup changes over time but good friendships last a lifetime. My BFF aka sister Nicole was […]

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DESTINATION: MOROCCO

Lavonne at Le Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech Morocco

Marrakech Me Ousside, How BRIDE (Bow) Dah? Have you ever wanted to get paid to travel?? That has been my dream. I type this blog post while sitting in a restaurant in Denver waiting to do makeup on a client and then fly back home to LA all on the same day. I love being a Destination Makeup Artist, going to Marrakech Morocco for my Indian/Portuguese bride Soraiya was phenomenal.  Have to agree that having […]

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LA FEMME JOJO

la femme jojo kisses illustration

LA FEMME JOJO Johanna Armstrong and I met when she came on board as an art director when I was working as a makeup artist at Gilt.com in NYC.  When I saw her illustrations I truly wanted to learn the La Femme JoJo way of painting with watercolors. Therefore, there was no doubt in my mind that when I started this blog, I had to collaborate with her and feature her exceptional artistry.  Be sure to follow her […]

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