It's one of the most anticipated shows of every Fashion Week: Marc Jacobs. Backstage, the legendary François Nars explained the look, the inspiration, and what it was like to create the face for next season's collection.
With countless makeup products, colors, and textures from which to choose, a visit to the department store or drugstore can be a dizzying (not to mention, harrowing) experience. Jillian Dempsey, celebrity makeup artist and Avon's global creative color director, has a few suggestions on how to make it all the more easy. If you're new to makeup, or if you're just looking for a few ways to simplify your routine, check out Jillian's fool-proof tips below:
Busting a few moves is an excellent way to have some fun and experiment with your beauty look, but it's also an excellent way to get some exercise in. (New year's resolutions, FTW.) Recently, I talked with Kym Johnson of Dancing With the Stars fame for her expert tips on how to stay looking fresh-faced on the dance floor, whether you're headed out to a club or party. To see what she had to say, just keep reading.
With stars like Kristen Stewart and Kate Winslet amongst her impressive list of celebrity clientele, Jillian Dempsey has built quite a name for herself in Tinseltown. Not only that, Jillian serves as Avon's global creative director, and she even has her own line of products with the brand. I spoke with Jillian recently and she had lots of great tips for cold weather-proofing your beauty routine:
Looking to work a little of your own makeup magic with some insider tips? It's Jillian Dempsey, Avon's global creative color director and celebrity makeup artist, to the rescue. It's always great to have a few in-the-know tricks up your sleeve, so to see some great ideas from Jillian, just keep reading.
Winter can be such a gorgeous season, but its dehydrating effects on the skin aren't always quite as lovely. I asked Jillian Dempsey, celebrity makeup artist and Avon's global creative color director, what her tips are for adapting her makeup and skin care routines for cooler-weathered times. See her helpful advice when you read more.
Kym Johnson, who has partnered with celebrities like Joey Fatone and Donny Osmond on Dancing With the Stars, recently revealed to me that she gets by with a little help from her friends — as in the new line of Dancing With the Stars hair extensions ($10 to $49). "From the first episode, I'm pretty sure nobody has ever gone out on the dance floor with just their natural hair," she said. And after chatting with Kym for a while about the hairpiece line, she provided plenty of great reasons why most temporary, clip-in (and wrap-style) hair extensions are so versatile. See what I mean when you read more.
Perhaps you were gifted a beautiful new makeup palette for the holidays, or maybe you already have a whole slew of eye shadow palettes in your beauty stash. And isn't it a darn shame that some of these shades get used right down to the tin, while others remain untouched until you inevitably decide to toss them? That's why I asked celebrity makeup artist and Avon global creative color director, Jillian Dempsey, what to do about these overlooked colors — the colors that aren't always all that bad, just misunderstood. To see what she said, just keep reading.
We've seen lots of versions of the "five-minute face" over the years, but it's always interesting to hear a new version of the getting-ready-quick makeup routine. I asked Jillian Dempsey, who has worked with stars like Kate Winslet and Kristen Stewart, what she considers the essential steps for putting on one's face in a flash. As always, she delivered, so to see what she said, just keep reading.
By now, any subtle color you may have obtained from the warmer-weathered months has slowly diminished into oblivion. Luckily, bronzers enable us all to fake a healthy glow. The problem, however, is that these types of products can look a little fake on the skin come January. So I asked celebrity makeup artist and Avon global creative color director, Jillian Dempsey, if bronzers are a "do" or a "don't" for cool-weathered months. See what she had to say when you read more.