September 28, 2009
In my recent entry “True Beauty” I talked about how to take care of your skin from the inside. I’m a firm believer that your lifestyle and what you choose to ingest everyday contribute to your overall skin appearance. Does great skin merely come from that? I can’t stop but wonder. Working in the fashion industry I know for a fact that behind a successful starlet there’s a dedicated team of dermatologists in charge of transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. Great skin comes from a healthy lifestyle and a good skin care regiment. Hollywood skin however, doesn’t come from that alone but also from a regiment of costly peels, facials, and lasers treatments, luxuries the average American can’t afford on a regular basis. So who is the Hollywood go to expert when it boils down to it? Two words: Kate Somerville. When stars want to max out their precious faces they are sitting at LA super exclusive Kate Somerville’s spa for cutting edge facials. There’s a particular advanced one called “Titan” that could actually pass for a facelift. You heard right! This astagoring pricey procedure that gets the stars lining up, is a combination of cold gel and infrared lights stimulating collagen, after a few treatments it can take up to a decade off your face.
Another facialist to the star is Tracy Martyn. This New York based skin expert has touched everybody from Kate Winslet to Brad Pitt. Her famous “Resculpting Facial” $600 treatment ($300 if given by one of her associates) is a combination of cleansing and exfoliation using a machine that gives off gentle currents to tighten, contour the skin and giving it a radiant glow. The results are astonishing that the A-listers always come back for more.
Flawless skin is a huge part of the stars/models making. For these women it’s a work commitment.
September 25, 2009
FLAIR MAGAZINE SEPTEMBER 2009. THE CLUB, SHOT BY JEM MITCHELL FEAT. DENISA DVORAKOVA
La Repubblica Velvet / Photographer Damien Blottière at Artlist / Styling Nik Piras at Artlist / Model James Hampson at Natahalie
September 23, 2009
September 21, 2009
True beauty is more than skin-deep, it’s about being healthy from inside and out. I said it before, I cannot stress it enough! After all outer beauty is a reflection of your inner health. Many women spend lots of money on skincare products and treatments that do not work, I was one of them. What I do now is trying to live my life the healthiest way possiblE and I definitely see a huge transformation in my skin.
September 19, 2009
New York Fashion Week has officially ended. The last show I worked in was the Rebecca Turbow Spring 2010 Presentation at Collective Hardware. It was the show to be if you wanted to see wearable pretty clothes. The soft grays and pale pinks dresses were the highlights. The makeup look was springy. Think sheer foundation, natural glow, dewy peachy cheeks and soft eyes.
September 17, 2009
Today was pretty cloudy so I figured by wearing a touch of yellow that would brighten my day, and it did!
September 14, 2009
Malan Breton (Project Runway contender) Spring 2010 fashion show was quite interesting. I really enjoyed Chelsea Orchestra playing in the show and the two ballet dancers gracing the stage, simply exquisite!
images courtesy of zimbio