Pretty Little Liars: Troian Bellisario for Good Morning America

This is my second time to have privilege to do makeup for beautiful young actress Troian Bellisario.Yesterday we visited Good Morning America set, where Troian and her castmates discussed season finale of Pretty little liars. It was fun seeing young fans adoration and grace in which Troian and the girls showed to them.She is beauty inside out! I have used mostly neutral palette of warm browns to give Troian soft smokey eyes and highlighted her skin with illuminizer to give her nice glow.Afterwards, for ABC Upfront event Troian was attending, I have added little bit of loose gold/pink shimmer on …

Beauty fundamentals: Foundation

As some of you know, I really obsess over foundation and correct matching. One thing I hate seeing is floaty head (mismatched foundation). Brides magazine has asked me to re-create some of my techniques for them. So here it is, step by step on foundation rules.Hope you like and feel free to ask questions in comment section.xoxoV.

Beauty breakdown: Elle STYLE360 Theia F/W 2012

Cherry on the top! I finish beauty breakdowns from F/W 2012 with the show that is very close to my heart.I love my job, I am grateful for every opportunity, every exciting moment I receive,  as they shape me profoundly to who I am as an artist, as well as a person.There are few moments in my career however, that will be permanently etched in my memory as incredible out of the body experiences. This show is one of those moments. I can say, for the rest of my time, that this was the show that made me dissolve into …

Beauty breakdown: Elle STYLE360 Malan Breton Fantome F/W 2012

Project Runway alum Malan Breton has put together mostly men show that required us to keep boys nicely groomed and fresh. We did however have 3 beautiful girl models join the party, one of them being super cute Alison Harvard from Top model fame.  Make up and hair inspiration for the show was combination of Belle Du Jour meets Robert Palmer Addicted to love video. Smokey eye and red lips. I wanted to keep it more refined by opting out dong too much color on the cheek and keeping smokey eye more controlled. I have used darkest colors from Drama …

Beauty breakdown: Elle STYLE360 Monopoly by Junk Food F/W 2012

We all know Junk Food as maker of vintage and fun t-shirts. This year they collaborated with different designers (including out fave Staci Igel from Boy meets Girl) to create visual narrative of wealth and trappings of it. This show required thinking on ones feet, since it had make up and hair change in the mid of the show. More on that as we go along… This show was delightful mix of models and personalities alike. Young singers, actresses and reality personas walked runway together. Look we came up with was really flattering and fresh on all of them.  First …