Karen a.k.a Karen Scott
Karen Scott is a Los Angeles makeup artist and eyebrow shaper extraordinaire. After working for both Estee Lauder and Chanel, she has created her own makeup line called Karen Scott Cosmetics. Her unique brow shaping technique has been called a “natural mini-eye lift” because of its anti-aging capabilities. Karen’s expertise ranges from makeup application to eyebrow shaping to lash tinting and she provides her clients with extensive advice about beauty, makeup, anti-aging techniques and how to fix over-plucked and tweezed brows. This beauty industry over-achiever is full of one-of-a-kind tips and tricks that she loves to share. Check out Karen's website KarenScottCosmetics.com
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During the summer, I spent a week on the east coast for a visit with family. My niece Allison and I love to spend time together - you see, ever since she was five years old, she discovered that Auntie Karen was a makeup girl. A.K.A. girly girl! Every visit, Allison would ask me to apply makeup on her face (with the approval of her mother of course). We would play with a variety of colors and makeup brushes.
Yes, it's true - fall is here and as we leave summer behind our skin most likely needs to recover from the harshness of the sun and heat!
I know as women, we are all looking for that quick and cost effective beauty fix! My advice to you, as an eyebrow specialist, is to book a brow shaping appointment with a brow expert in your area and see for yourself the positive benefits you will receive instantly. You will be hooked. Promise!
I am so lucky to have the opportunity to work with such lovely women, who are on the cutting edge of beauty product must-haves that I was inspired to ask some of my ladies, what are a few of their summertime beauty tips?
If I could have one wish, it would be to sit across from my mother over one of her delicious cups of coffee and talk to her about her "beauty tips and tricks." But instead, I made my own coffee and sipped away and found myself traveling down memory lane...
Did I really just say that? Yes, it's true, I am loving the Big 50! Turning this wonderful age tomorrow gave me lots to think about. I can sum it up in one word. GRATEFUL! There is so much to be grateful for and so much to look forward to in this new time of my life. I would like to share with you all my Top 10 Beauty Tips and Tricks that have me feeling great and looking (as I have been told) not 50!
Summertime is sweaty and sticky, which can wreak havoc on the makeup that took you 45 minutes to apply "just so" before you left the house. Makeup is important in the summer, not just to even things out, but to keep your face protected from harmful UVA rays. This summer, pack a light makeup bag for summer time fun.
"Girls just want to have fun" and this is the season to do just that! Eyes, lips and cheeks are popping with color this spring, with every color under-the-sun available. Here are some of my best "Spring Forward" beauty tips:
The 12 days of beauty products that will get you through the Holiday Season...and more!
I recently had the wonderful opportunity to talk to my cousin, Michelle Leonardo (a.k.a. Miss New Jersey USA 2012) about her beauty routine. And of course, I wanted to pass all the great tips and tricks I learned along to all of you and your daughters.
As we move into fall, make an effort to bring the beauty of the season into your lives. Take some nice brisk walks (good for the body, mind and spirit.) Cook some fall foods and enjoy the delicious smells and fruits of autumn with your family and friends.
Here's a great seven minute makeup routine for MOMS ON THE RUN:
Over a bowl of some angel hair pasta with fresh homemade tomato sauce, I had the opportunity to ask my Italian grandmother for some beauty advice...
Mother's Day Pampering recipe: That very special day is approaching fast...how about putting some time aside for yourself in the morning or afternoon of Mother's Day to pamper yourself before the special festivities begin! Wouldn't it be nice to have 30 minutes or even 1 hour just for you?! Begin by setting the mood with some relaxing music and a scented candle or two. Close the bathroom door behind you and pretend you are at a relaxing day spa...
This season, color is in full bloom... Just like a beautiful Spring garden, there are a variety of colors to pick: Plums, organic greens, earthy browns, exotic golds and bronzes, lavender, lilac, shades of dark and light blue, coral and even yellow! All these colors will help create a pallet that is fresh, soft and pretty for your Spring look.
Feeling like you need a little pick me up? I have this saying..."Bad Day? There is always lipstick!" Lipstick or lipgloss will brighten up your pout and make you feel better in an instant.
Eyebrows are one of my most favorite topics. I most definitely had my own bad experiences with some bad brow jobs...too thin, too much hair left in the wrong areas, too much off the front and too much off the end. Sound familiar?
A great way to start off the year is with an 'at-home facial.' One of the best parts of this facial is that you most likely have all the items right there in you kitchen pantry. List of items needed: