Maxine's Graduation Events

Maxine's mother called me for Maxine's hair and makeup for both her elementary school graduation as well as a dance she was having the following week as part of the graduation celebrations. Laura did Maxine's hair and I did her makeup for both events. We loved Maxine! She is such a sweet girl and she was so fun to chat with. We actually loved her whole family as they're such nice, good people. By the way, Maxine is also SUPER smart and got a scholarship to a fancy school in NYC for next year. Congratulations Maxine! 

For Maxine's makeup we did partial services the first time for graduation (just eyes) and then full services for the dance (face too) without fake lashes. Can you see the difference? πŸ’—

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Airbrush for Patricia's Engagement Party πŸ’

Patricia originally found me on Wedding Wire and we chatted through there. But then, her sister recommended she reach out to someone who did a friend's wedding 5 years ago. That someone ended up being me, too, lol! So I suppose we were meant to meet!

I airbrushed Patricia, her mother, and her sister for Patricia's engagement party at Pompeii Restaurant. She and her sister had gotten airbrush before, but they were apprehensive because they said it made them look very pale. If you've also had this experience, it's likely the makeup artist you used may have used a color that didn't match your skin tone. Or, used a reflective powder over it. They were so happy with the airbrush results. I loved meeting all 3 of them, they were so hospitable and sweet! Congratulations, Patricia! πŸ’

 Patricia, the bride to be!Β 

Patricia, the bride to be!Β 

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Tish's Baby Shower πŸ’™πŸ‘Ά

The day I did Tish's makeup was a super busy day for me. I had 3 different appointments to travel to with 6 different people. Thankfully, Tish started out my day. She was so cool to talk to. She was funny and super chill. Her daughter was so funny and sassy and kept us entertained until it was time for mommy to have her time to relax and get her makeup done. Tish said from the very beginning she didn't want her makeup feeling heavy on the skin. Airbrush is perfect for that, as it is intended to feel super light on the skin. I had such a great time with Tish & loved glamming her up for her baby shower. She definitely made the kickoff to a busy day very relaxing and fun!

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Christina's Hair Trial for her October Wedding πŸπŸ‚

Christina did a hair trial with Christina several weeks ago for her October wedding. She's getting married at Chateau Le Mer on October 8th. Christina said that Christina (haha, confusing much?) was such a relaxed and sweet bride to be and she enjoyed their trial so much! She will happily be joining her on her big day for the bride and her 5 bridesmaids! I'm sorry but how gorgeous is her hair here?!!

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Gannon's Makeup for a Wedding

The second I left Gannon's home I was calling Laura to talk about how awesome Gannon was. Laura did Gannon's blowout and I came to set up towards the end of it. She and her family were SO sweet. Her daughter was super sassy and cracking me up left and right! For her friend of the family's wedding, Gannon wanted to look like herself with a bit of glam which I love to do because I love to enhance natural beauty! Both Laura and I had such a great time dolling Gannon up. She was so kind, funny, generous, and laid back. Needless to say, it was our pleasure!

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Cathy D.'s May Wedding 🌷

I met Cathy through my old high school friend Michelle. Her dad was getting remarried to a lovely woman named Cathy.  Michelle reached out for the family asking if I Christina and I were available, & we were! We had a great time and lots of laughs meeting Michelle and Cathy's family and dolling them up for the wedding! 

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Stephanie's Airbrush Makeup Trial for her Spring 2018 Wedding 🌷🌸

It was such a pleasure meeting Stephanie and her mother! Christina and Stephanie's mom grew up in neighboring towns from each other and had so many cool things to talk about while Stephanie and I discussed our love for Impractical Jokers πŸ˜‚ I airbrushed Stephanie instead of using traditional makeup and she looked so flawless and beautiful. We had a great time dolling up Stephanie for her bridal trial & really enjoyed spending time with her and her mom. We are super excited to be joining her next April for her wedding!

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Melissa's Makeup for her Baby Shower πŸ‘ΆπŸΌπŸ’™

I'm sorry but how beautiful is Melissa?! So gorgeous. Melissa contacted me about makeup for her and her mother for her baby shower. Her mom left a little earlier so I didn't get a chance to take a picture of her. Melissa had mentioned that her mother didn't like the look or feel of wearing a ton of makeup so I did a very natural look for her that made her beauty glow. Her mom looked so happy & confident after which made me so happy. With Melissa, she wanted hints of blue incorporated into her eye makeup since she's having a baby boy. If you can tell from the photo, I put a little bit of blue shadow into the creases & used it to line her bottom lid halfway. I thought her idea of incorporating blue into her makeup was so cool and also meaningful. It was so fun to do! I had a great time spending time with Melissa and her mother. Melissa is going to be a first time mom just like me, so it was really nice talking to someone going through a similar experience. Plus she lives literally a block away from where I grew up, so we will have to get together for some decaf coffee soon 😊😘

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Bridal Trial for Dana's October 2017 WeddingπŸπŸ‚

Dana and I had a trial a few weeks ago for her upcoming October wedding. She's getting married the day before my wedding anniversary. So of course I think she picked a fabulous time of the year to get married! 😘 She and her fiancΓ© will be getting married at the Inn at New Hyde Park. I'm so excited to be joining her for her big day! 

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Elena's Makeup for a Friend's Bridal Shower!🌻

Elena is one of my closest friends in the world. Elena connected me with her wonderful work bestie Dayna, who's wedding makeup I'll be doing in July. Elena got a gorgeous dress for Dayna's Bridal Shower and wanted to get her makeup done too. I actually never did her makeup before so I was excited to do it! I was also nervous, does anyone else find it more nerve wracking to do something for friends or family rather than strangers?! Although I sure do, I had fun spending time with and dolling up my beautiful friend! β™₯️

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Boston Rebelle Marni's Makeup & Hair Trials

Marni contacted me for hair and makeup for her late August wedding. She's from NY but currently lives in Boston (how I love Boston!). I personally am not free for her wedding as it's too close to my due date so I connected her with Diana, an amazing makeup artist (and an all around wonderful person and friend!). I coordinated with Marni, Diana, and Christina for Marni's trial so we could make Marni's trip from Boston to NY for her trials as easy as possible. She also was trying to get some engagement photos afterwards so the girls took Marni early to doll her up and get her ready for them. The photographer is going to send those to me so I can't wait to share the after photos of both hair and makeup. Christina and Diana are excited to join Marni for her summer wedding!β˜€οΈ

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Michele and Sophia - Sophia's Communion

Christina was slammed with Communions this past Saturday. But when Michele inquired about getting her daughter Sophia's hair done and Michele's makeup done, Christina was sweet enough to offer them an extra early 6:30 AM appointment! Michele gladly accepted and I met them at Christina's home hair salon and got to work! Michele wanted a natural look for her makeup. She was so sweet and easy going. A perfect combination for 6:30 AM, hehe! She wanted Sophia's hair up in a bun, complete with a beautiful tiara that Sophia picked out on her own. So adorable! πŸŽ€πŸ‘‘

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 Pic sent from Michele - a little blurry but she's so adorable here I couldn't resist putting it up anyway!

Pic sent from Michele - a little blurry but she's so adorable here I couldn't resist putting it up anyway!

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Rebecca's Fall 2017 Bridal Trial

Another fall wedding, oh how I love the fall! πŸπŸŽƒ Rebecca was looking for hair styling for her September 16th wedding. I have to tell you, there must be something really special about September 16th. I got 5 or 6 Wedding inquiries just for that date!  

Rebecca and her fiancΓ© are getting married at the Ocean Club in East Atlantic Beach, where her fiancΓ© has fond memories of spending time with his family there growing up. They're going for a bohemian vibe, can't wait to see it! Christina did a beautiful half up half down style with curls for Rebecca. Christina is excited to be joining Rebecca and her bridesmaids for her big day!

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Mariangela's Bridal Trial

We're booking up fast for fall weddings so make sure to book your trials sooner than later! πŸπŸ‚πŸ‚πŸ

Bride-to-be Mariangela wanted a very natural look for her bridal trial for her wedding in October. We did something super natural without even incorporating lashes (which can still help with a natural look, but Mariangela preferred no lashes).  Christina did a beautiful low-do on Mariangela like she requested. Mariangela was so down to earth and sweet, Christina and I loved meeting her and doing her trials for the wedding she was attending that evening. 

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Twinning Spring Bridesmaids Nadia & Kamla 🌸🌷

This #tbt post is about Nadia and Kamla, who reached out to me last year because they were bridesmaids in their friend's wedding and wanted their hair and makeup done prior to the wedding. Since their friend was having an Indian wedding, they had already been celebrating for days. This was Day 3 of the celebration!

The wedding was a year ago this week, so Nadia's spring allergies were really bothering her. Good thing most of my products are waterproof and skin sensitive! She told me later everything felt great and stayed on nicely  which I was so happy about! Nadia went for a beautiful, classic natural look while Kamla went for a sexy red lip and glam eyes. Kamla and I went back and forth through emails discussing great red options and she picked a gorgeous color! I always tell clients if they're going to go for a bold lip color it's smart to purchase one to reapply throughout the day. These best friends wanted to do a "twinning hairstyle" which was so sweet! They brought Laura a picture of the look they wanted and Laura recreated it beautifully. Laura and I LOVED Nadia and Kamla and we truly felt like we made friends that day. πŸ‘―πŸ‘―

 Me, Kamla, Nadia, and Laura Β 

Me, Kamla, Nadia, and Laura Β 

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 Nadia put up a before and after on my Yelp and wrote a beautiful review (below)Β 

Nadia put up a before and after on my Yelp and wrote a beautiful review (below)Β 

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Harpreet's Sweet & Simple Courthouse Wedding 🌷

Harpreet and her fiancΓ© were getting married  at the Queens Borough Hall on a Friday morning. Just them, their parents, their siblings, and their super close friends. Laura and I arrived at Harpreet's in Kew Gardens around 7AM and spent time chatting with Harpreet and her mom while we dolled up Harpreet for her special day. She and her fiancΓ© were having a civil ceremony in the morning and then exactly 6 months later in October they're having a reception as well. It was a pleasure meeting Harpreet and her mother! Isn't this lip color amazing on her by the way?!

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Newborn Shoot - Makeup for Mommies

I met newborn photographer Stephanie and she asked if one of my hair and makeup teams could come to her studio a couple weeks ago. Laura and I went over to do hair and makeup for the mother, Araji. I thought the concept was such a nice idea. Since the mom and dad were going to be in the photos, the idea is that the mom gets pampered with hair and makeup beforehand. I'm sure after weeks of no sleep and lots of new baby experiences it felt great to be pampered. Loved the idea! Don't worry, there's a TV for the dads to relax too as well lol! Araji wanted something very natural for her photos with her new daughter. If you know anyone who's doing a newborn shoot that doesn't offer this type of pampering, let me know and I'll be happy to do it beforehand!

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Lauren's Wedding in North Carolina! β˜€οΈ

This is a special #tbt as this wedding was so special and near and dear to my heart. Lauren is my husband's cousin but has also been one of my closest friend for many years! When my husband and I were just friends, Lauren was the one who said to me "you know he's in love with you right?!" Lauren and I have had so many good and funny memories together over the years and I was honored when she asked me to be a bridesmaid in her wedding! Not only was I a bridesmaid but I had the pleasure of doing Lauren and her mom's makeup for her big day. We flew down to NC from NY with a bunch of family members (im fairly certain we took up the entire plane!) to celebrate Lauren and Matt's special day. It was one of the most fun weddings I've ever been to!

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 Lauren's niece Logan, me, and Lauren

Lauren's niece Logan, me, and Lauren

Jackie's Night Out!

I met Jackie through Tara who is a fabulous hairstylist. Tara and I met at Stephanie's wedding and I was ecstatic when she asked me to come by to do her client Jackie's makeup for a night out. Jackie and her husband were going to a very fancy party and she wanted to get all dolled up for it.  I loved meeting Jackie and working with Tara - they were cracking me up the entire time!!

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Amanda's Wedding

#tbt to Amanda's September Wedding!πŸ‚πŸŒ»β˜€οΈ All of our brides are memorable, but Amanda was so memorable for Christina. Amanda was so kind from the beginning all the way up to the end. The funny thing is that I never met her in person because she only booked hair services, but she was always so sweet and easy going when we spoke. Christina did Amanda and 5 of her bridesmaids' hair. Christina was on cloud 9 when she left, texting me about how sweet and fun all the girls were. She had such an amazing time with them and I was happy she had such a great experience. What do you think of Amanda and her bridesmaids' hair?!

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