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Backyard BBQ & Band Birthday Bash with Beth & Giselle!

Summer celebration! Beth’s business turns 5… and Giselle’s turning 65! We’re hosting a Backyard BBQ & Band Birthday Bash at our home and studio the evening of Saturday, June 30.

  • Live Music by Delta 88 now featuring Giselle Donnelly as lead singer and guitarist on a cool stage. Denis will be on bass with Eric on drums.
  • Catering by The Smoking Swine of Baltimore with their food truck. Menu includes pulled pork, brisket, ribs, mac & cheese, cucumber salad, coleslaw, and baked beans!
  • Tent to provide shade and protection from rain
  • Beverages by Elizabeth Taylor of Makeovers with Elizabeth Taylor

Who: Friends, neighbors, clients, and coworkers of Beth and Giselle

When: Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 5 – 10 pm

Where: Beth’s makeover studio and home in Cabin John, MD. Address provided to those who RSVP. Park on the street. Parking is free and unlimited though streets are narrow. Please do not block driveways or fire hydrants.

RSVP: Please RSVP on Meetup or to me directly at Elizabeth.taylor.makeover@gmail.com if you’re not on Meetup. This is a catered event so we need a headcount to ensure plenty of food and drink for all. 🙂

What to bring: Bring your picnic blanket and beach chair, and prepare for a relaxing summer evening with friends. Event will be held rain or shine. We will have a tent available as a rain and shade shelter.

What to wear: Picnic clothes! Jean shorts, tank top, and sandals would fit right in. I advise against spiky heels as the ground is soft. We are inviting the neighbors, family, and Giselle’s coworkers so no fetish attire, please.

To being fabulous!

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth.Taylor.Makeover@gmail.com

Phone: 202-803-3231

Web: http://makeoverswithelizabethtaylor.com

Appointments: http://makeoverswithelizabethtaylor.fullslate.com

Elizabeth (Beth) Taylor specializes in total makeovers, makeup artistry, photography, and coaching for transgender women.

 
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Posted by on May 11, 2018 in Parties

 

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A Trans Love Story—Sneak Preview of “The Makeover”

A Trans Love Story—Sneak Preview of “The Makeover”
Beth and Giselle kiss

Beth and Giselle kiss at the Graffiti Warehouse in Baltimore.

Giselle and I would LOVE for you to join us for a cocktail party, film screening, discussion, and fundraiser for our filmmakers and dear friends, Jane Pittman and Sarah Park. Over the past three years, Jane and Sarah have documented how Giselle and I have evolved — “been transformed,” so to speak — and grown together. The result, entitled “The Makeover,” is all but complete and ready for the upcoming film festival circuit. After the screening, Jane, Sarah, Giselle, and I will talk about the making of the film. Of course, we will provide plenty of delicious wine and some finger foods since this is a cocktail party after all. 🙂

We’re very proud of the film, not just because it captures our experience but because we think our love may resonate with many across our community, including our families and friends. We look forward to sharing our story with you, and hope you’ll help Jane and Sarah put the finishing touches on a wonderful documentary.

Event link on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/DC-TransLadies-Community/events/246851242/

Event link on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/154018035254035/

When & Where: Saturday, January 27 from 6-11 p.m. at my studio in Cabin John, MD inside the I-495 beltway near Washington, DC

RSVP at either event link or by email at elizabeth.taylor.makeover@gmail.com

Teaser: https://vimeo.com/251537640

• Film Synopsis

Beth and Tom head to dinner gala

Beth and Tom head to a dinner gala.

“The Makeover” is a distinctly traditional love story set in a decidedly non-traditional milieu of BDSM and shifting gender. Tom is an aging conservative policy wonk, in private known as Giselle. He meets Elizabeth Taylor, once a nuclear power instructor with the US Navy but now a photographer and make-up artist who sees hundreds of trans clients per year. Together this unlikely couple transform one another into what they most want to be.

• Donation Options

Jane and Sarah will be accepting cash donations, checks (perfect if you’d like a tax-deductible gift to charity), and GoFundMe for credit cards. They will use the funds to complete the film music scoring, final editing, and film marketing and distribution. Donate Anytime at GoFundMe

We love our lives! To being fabulous, everyone!

Elizabeth Taylor & Giselle Frances ni Donnhaile

 
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Posted by on January 16, 2018 in Advocacy, Parties

 

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Updated Bio

Updated Bio

Makeup artist and photographer Elizabeth Taylor works full-time with transgender women across the gender spectrum at her studio in bucolic Cabin John, MD, minutes from downtown Washington, DC. She puts clients at ease and helps them feel beautiful and confident. She earned her A.A.S. degree in Photography and Media from Northern Virginia Community College following her eleven years as a US Naval Officer. Her other degrees include a M.S in Human Systems Integration from Naval Postgraduate School and a B.S in Chemistry and Mathematics from Gordon College. In 2017, Beth married Giselle Frances Donnelly of Washington, DC.

 
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Posted by on January 5, 2018 in Makeover Studio

 

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Kate Tours Cabin John Studio after Makeup Lesson

Kate Tours Cabin John Studio after Makeup Lesson

Kate learned new makeup techniques at today’s advanced makeup lesson at my new studio spaces in Cabin John. We followed her makeup lesson with a quick photoshoot where she checked out my new digs.

Cabin John is located in southern Montgomery County between the Potomac River and Bethesda near historic Glen Echo.

Makeup by Kate during her makeup lesson

Photography by Elizabeth Taylor

 
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Posted by on October 8, 2017 in Images, Makeover Studio

 

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My New Maryland Makeup Studio is Ready!

My New Maryland Makeup Studio is Ready!

Hi everyone! My new makeup studio in Cabin John, Maryland, is ready, and I absolutely love it! I saw clients Saturday and Sunday in it, and we just had a blast.

On Saturday, I led a makeup lesson for two trans-women in a demonstration format. I applied makeup to my face, and they copied my technique with my feedback. After that, I took photos of them in our front living room and on the back deck and stairs. So fun! If you’re interested in a session with a friend, just let me know what you’re looking for and I’ll help you choose the best package

My Sunday client has been to see me several times over the past year, and she was ready to meet some other girls in the community. So after her Total Makeover and photoshoot, my wife, Giselle, and I hosted an “outing” experience at our place with three friends for a small cocktail party. If you’re a repeat client and want to meet other girls, let me know and I can arrange an outing on the town or in-home.

Here are photos of my new makeup studio. Watch for my wardrobe and photography studio pics in a later post.


 
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Posted by on September 25, 2017 in Makeover Studio

 

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Teaser Pic: Kimberly Moore Dreams of New Year’s Eve

Kimberly Moore chats the night away with girlfriends at a slumber party and dreams of going out for New Year’s Eve in her elegant, floor-length gown. Enjoy this teaser pic of yesterday’s photo shoot. More photos and story to follow! Makeup and photography by Elizabeth Anne Taylor.

Kimberly relaxes at a girlie slumber party and dreams of going out New Year's Eve.

Kimberly relaxes with girlfriends at a slumber party and dreams of going out New Year’s Eve.

 
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Posted by on December 20, 2014 in Images, Makeover Studio, Makeovers

 

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In Pursuit of the White Goddess

In Pursuit of the White Goddess

Jizzelle longs for the White Goddess and pursues her all her days. When she finds Elizabeth, she is drawn in by her sensuality, beauty, and eroticism. Jizzelle seeks to capture Elizabeth, her White Goddess, and make her dreams come true with passion fulfilled. Yet no one can possess the White Goddess… How long will Jizzelle keep her grip on her?

Notes: In addition to makeup application, makeovers, and social media photos, I’m expanding my fantasy photography offerings as you can see in this series. Makeup, studio lighting, and production by Elizabeth Taylor. Photos by Benita Bobo.

 
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Posted by on September 28, 2014 in Images, Makeover Studio, Makeovers

 

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