I got my hair cut last week and colored today at PR at Partners in Shirlington. These two selfies show the same hair cut (different color) styled two ways. I applied basic makeup that I carry in my purse choosing the dramatic firecracker red lipstick for the edgy styling and the wild about pink lip color for my softer look with the magenta and teal lowlights. #ShirlingtonPR
Tag Archives: Cosmetics
Erica Loves her Purple Tunic
Diana Loves her Keystone Look
Diana made her first trip to The Keystone Conference last month in Harrisburg, PA. On Friday, she got a makeover from me. We used a range of browns and coppers to bring out the blue in her eyes. We used black gel eyeliner and fake eyelashes to add drama that would carry her from afternoon seminars into the evening. She selected Pink Cherié lipstick with a touch of icicle lipgloss for shine. For photos, we used natural light and a bounce flash with a white backdrop. Diana’s favorite photos from our shoot are below.
Dawn’s Picnic Look for the Cherry Blossom Festival
Complete with a new spring makeup look, Dawn headed out to picnic with friends at the Washington, DC Cherry Blossom Festival! I combined pale blush and metallic taupe cream eye shadows and crystalline powder eye shadow for eyeshadow and lined her eye with smudged black pearl eye shadow. We finished her eye look with lash-lengthening mascara. We used a lightweight CC Cream with sunscreen instead of foundation to give her an ultra-lightweight outdoor feel topped with a touch of creamy pink blush. For her lips, I lined them with neutral lip liner, added Pink Cherié lipstick, and topped it off with Pink Parfait lip gloss. Dawn added a sundress and bonnet to finish off her picnic by the Tidal Basin look. Happy spring!
From Jack to B’Ellana: Exuding Confidence, Radiance, and Beauty as a Dual-Gender Person
Chef Chris Shows off her New Look and Outfits
Chris created her new look at her January makeover with Elizabeth Taylor. Chris loves wine, food, cooking, and hospitality so much so that she cooked and presented Anglo-Indian food for my February Trans-Women and Allies party. As a sommelier and wine educator, I paired the wines to her flavor-packed dishes to rave reviews. Check out the DC Trans-Ladies Meetup Group to find out about and RSVP to my parties.
Retired Navy SEAL Kristin Beck Gets Makeover from Elizabeth Taylor
Retired Navy SEAL and transgender activist Kristin Beck spoke to a full audience including a news crew at her keynote address yesterday at Keystone Conference in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. I had the privilege of applying her makeup, helping her dress for her talk, and capturing her on camera.
Earlier that day, I saw Kristin riding the elevator in her two piece bikini with wet hair from the pool. When she came to see me, we capitalized on her now-clean wet hair to create a beachy look with her daytime makeup. With Kristin’s hazel eyes, we made the green in her eyes pop with purple eyeshadows. Kristin selected rosette lipstick with cream and sugar lipgloss in the center to give plumpness to her lips topped off with icicle lipgloss for shine.
After her wet hair pics, Kristin curled her hair and dressed for her talk, adding jewelry while waiting for the elevator. Downstairs, fans greeted her immediately including Karen Holmes, below, from the DC Metro Area. Then Kristin and I parted ways as she went off to greet the media and her crowd of fans.
Transformation: From Jack to B’Ellana
B’Ellana volunteered for my Male-to-Female Transformation photo project showing the transformation of Jack to B’Ellana. I applied makeup using a combination of Mary Kay and MAC skin care and cosmetics. B’Ellana styled her hair and chose her clothes and accessories. She identifies as dual gender and feels more complete as a person being able to express both her male and female sides. B’Ellana will be attending the Keystone Conference in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and is a member of the Vanity Club, a sorority for trans-women.