Cyvia a.k.a Cyvia Lewis
I am a proud mommy of 3 and professional/celebrity makeup artist. I genuinely understand the demands of motherhood, chaotic schedules, lack of "me time" and constant fatigue.
Currently employed by the NFL Network, where I do makeup and hair for on-air talent for both men and women. I love blogging, tweeting (@makeupbycyvia) makeup tips, and video “how to” instruction.
Makeup has been my craft and passion for over 20 years, it empowers me, fulfills me and makes me happy. I received training at an accredited makeup artist school, to enhance facial features, conceal imperfections and educate clients on makeup application. I thrive on sharing my knowledge and creativity...beauty is everywhere. beauty is everywhere
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Nothing makes eyes pop like mascara. If you want to give your lashes a boost, we've got some simple tips - made especially for moms - for mascara application.
After ordering this delicious salad from one of my favorite restaurants, True Food Kitchen, I was determined to find a way to recreate it in my own kitchen! Ingredients 6 cups kale, stem and center vein removed juice of 1 lemon 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 2/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated or shredded salt & pepper crushed red pepper 1/2 cup bread crumbs (optional) Directions
Some people think that uncooked kale can seem tough, but the olive oil and lemon juice in this salad seem to make the kale soft and easy to eat. Check out this delicious and innovative salad recipe! Ingredients:
Pastels are making a big splash this spring! The ocean-inspired colors look amazing on all skin tones--- from eyelids to nail polish on your toes. Here are a few of my favs: Face
Want to drive your Valentine crazy this year? Here are some great beauty tips that will make you look amazing in minutes. You can choose any, some, or all of these flirty tips....you know what your man likes! Quick and easy makeup tips:
There's nothing worse than waking up in the morning to discover a giant red zit staring back at you in the mirror. But fear not! You can still look great even on the days when your skin is rebelling with these expert tips for hiding imperfections. How to Cover Up a Pimple Shift the focus:
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the beauty industry does its bit to help by donating to charity some of the profits from limited edition pink-themed products.
I am so in love with this line, I had to share! Hot new jewelry designer Heather Swerdlow has created a beachy, bohemian-chic collection called Morea Rose Designs.
This Valentine's Day, spice up your look with some of these simple and sexy makeup tips. Every woman deserves to be glamorous on V-Day. Tips to Start Off Any Look:
Simple is sexy when it comes to makeup, even when you're trying to camouflage tired-looking eyes. Avoid heavy eye makeup applications when you need to lift your eyes. The last thing tired eyes need is something to weigh them down. Here are some tips to liven up those tired eyes. (1) Brighten Eyes with White Shadow A small amount of pearl shadow or white eyeliner can brighten up your eyes.
Is your teen starting to wear makeup? Many teens learn how to apply makeup on their own by watching adults apply appropriate makeup FOR THEM.
The "mommy" friends we've made through our children, have a fun tradition we have been celebrating for 10 years now. Ranging in age, ethnicity, education, religion but-- all with the common bond-- motherhood. At first it was mommy and me, then Gymboree classes and My Gym. We started soccer together-- music classes, beach camp-- baseball, surfing, volleyball, Cotillion and many many other activites.
Whether you're attending an office party, girlfriend’s get-together, a charity event or a neighbors' house, your holiday makeup should make you feel festive and cheerful!
This month, there are a ton of amazing beauty buys that help breast cancer research. Pick any or all of these great beauty products and know that you'll not only look amazing, you'll FEEL amazing!
Every woman needs to know how to play up certain facial features -- eyes, cheeks and certainly, lips! Whether you've got thin lips like Kate Hudson or thick lips like Angelina Jolie, this is definitely one feature that could get you noticed, if you play it up the right way. Here are some tips on how to get sexy, defined lips:
Sunshine can do wonders for your mood and a light tan can make you look healthier and slimmer. It can also wake up tired, pasty skin, brighten your eyes, make lips stand out more, make teeth look whiter, everything seems to lighten up. It can make your skin look sun-kissed even while it's protected with sunscreen. But, as we all know, the sun is harmful for your skin in many ways. Luckily, bronzer offers just about the same benefits as actually getting a tan. A light application gives a natural looking radiant glow to the skin. Apply to the areas where you first notice the natural touch of sun on your face-- across the tops of cheeks, nose, forehead, chin, and décolletage.
Want to look young and fresh, everyday? Here are twelve tips from my experience as a make-up artist to help you look your best. Try them out! Be fabulous!