Top 3 Reasons to Clean Your Brushes

1  Clean brushes work better.  Do you have a brush that has makeup caked on?  A blush brush whose bristles are packed down to the core?  If this sounds familiar, your brush may be too far gone.  But before you toss it, give it a thorough cleaning to see if you can...

Lip Service: Part Deux

I find it fascinating how we teeter on the verge of discussing/not discussing the procedures and services we buy in to.  There’s a part of me that wants to keep secret and lay claim to “I was just born this way, and am aging gracefully/slowly.”  How...

Perfect Lip

The words of Shel Silverstein are in my head as I write this.  As he was forever looking for his Missing Piece, I’m forever looking for my Perfect Lip.  And although he eventually found his missing piece, I no longer hold out hope that I’ll find my perfect...

The Photographer Project: Diana Deaver

Portraits by Diana Deaver What’s your birthdate? August 9th 1980 When did you first pick up a camera?  Tell me about that.  When did you know you had a talent for photography?   I started playing with a friend’s nice camera in 2006. I bought my own first semi...

The Photographer Project: Elizabeth Fay Gouldon

Portraits by Diana Deaver What’s your birthdate? March 3rd, 1986 When did you first pick up a camera? Tell me about that. My earliest memory of picking up a camera is when I was probably around 6 or 7, and I had this pink Mickey Mouse 110mm film camera. That camera...

The Photographer Project: Stacy Pearsall

Portraits by Diana Deaver What’s your birth date?  January 15, 1980 When did you first pick up a camera? 1996 in a high school art class. Tell me about that: I shot with a black and white film camera my school provided. We had a darkroom and everything. When did you...

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