A Girl’s Mission

The shoot started like any normal shoot with the call sheet of a model, stylist, makeup artist and of course, the photographer who had a vision of what we were going to help bring to life. I arrived with my hair and makeup kits ready to go, in an old victorian hotel in San Francisco’s…

6 Makeup Tips From a Pro

I am asked all the time by friends and clients what my secret makeup tips are. Okay well, maybe they’re not so secret but I promise you they do work!

I’m a Makeup Artist, Illusionist, and CEO

Being a Makeup Artist is truly is a gift from God, but not for the reasons you think. I’ve definitely enjoyed cool perks like meeting fabulous people, having financial success, being on a set for the day in  penthouse with a view of San Francisco, a shoot on the beach  in Cabo. But I don’t use…

Winter Beach Vacation Makeup Tips

With all this rain and snow, I bet you are ready to vacation and go to the beach. Here are a few easy makeup tips to get a summer look.  We are all about a dewy, “I was lounging at the beach club look”, so our  typical “office” look is not going to work on our…

Lip Gloss Profile: Darling

Darling is a clear lip gloss that can be mixed with any of Pretty Girl’s other lip glosses and lipsticks. I promise this product will last a whole work/school day on your lips! This formula is one of the longest lasting lip glosses that I have ever created. This is also a lip treatment that will…

Makeup Tips from ABC Bay Area Life

  It was incredibly exciting to be interviewed by Lizzie Bermudez for Bay Area Life on ABC . Anytime I am able to secure a media platform where I can showcase my passion and talents, I am over the moon. For this Bay Area Life segment we ended up taping about 6 makeup tips in 3 hours. It was…

Happy Lipstick Day

  Today is Lipstick Day! Are you buying a new Lipstick or wearing your favorite one? I thought we should know a bit more about the history one of our favorite beauty products. First, manmade lipsticks appeared around four to five thousand years ago in Ancient Mesopotamia. Women there used to grind precious gems and decorate…

Pretty Girl on the Sarah and Vinnie Show

Do you know Sarah and Vinnie on radio Alice 97.3? We love their morning show, and Sarah loves Pretty Girl lip gloss! Sarah says: “I’ve been using these products for years now … I swear it is the best lipstick I’ve ever used!” Click on the video to hear more from the Sarah and Vinnie show about…

Marin magazine cover shoot

One of the many perks of my job, is meeting extraordinary people like Ingrid Lockowandt of Germany. I arrived at her studio to get her camera ready for a shoot that her amazing art work was  to be featured on  the cover of Marin Magazine. She wanted something light and fresh. After moisturizing her entire…

Love, Beauty, and Lip Gloss

There are four things in life that I can’t live without: True Friendship, Love, Beauty and Lip Gloss 1.True Friendship means supporting, caring, loving and being honest (even when it’s not what the friend wants to hear!). It seems that I have many “Best Friends” and they live out of sate or let’s just say not…

My Favorite Thing About Being a Makeup Artist (MAU)

One thing is for sure, my favorite thing about being a MUA is that no day is ever the same. I had a shoot at The St. Francis Soda Fountain in San Francisco, a location that dates back to 1918. We were shooting a video piece for a Guinness Beer milkshake that consisted of beer and vanilla…

How a Pretty Girl Gets Ready for Spring

Happy Spring Pretty Girl! Here are some steps to get ready for Spring: 1. Unless you live in foggy San Francisco, clear out the winter cashmeres and make room up front for your Spring! essentials. 2.Go to the nursery to buy some beautiful brightly colored flowers to plant in your garden. 3. Drink a glass of warm water with…