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    Toronto Film Festival 2010

    More parties than you can ever imagine. Extended liquor hours til 4am. There is NO rest during TIFF10. 

    Chloe girls

    We stopped by Brassai for the Coty x Smashbox x Fuze x YouTube Lounge just for a quick hello, a ton of goodies and of course a few photos.

    Then we were off to TCHAD’s exclusive gifting lounge. This is a new venue and the boys sure did bring out the stylish and crowd with discerning taste.

    Thompson Hotel is all everyone talks about these days. The hottest party by far, with ALK aka Canadian Wang with all her stylish posse… Looking for that party? Just follow the studs, the sequins, the stylish svelte bodies and new definition of effortless chic.  Lashem was the beauty sponsor for the VIP bags at Blacklisted.  I even got a chance to chat with the beautiful Uma Thurman. 

     And guess what! It’s only Monday. More to come.

    *HeyDoYou is for the cute, clever and connected*

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    Miss Charmaine Hue Style

    Purple is the holy hue this season. Baby purples, lilac, magenta and violet to lavender, pomegranate and plum. The color purple is everywhere… beauty, fashion and of course Miss Charmaine! She is so colorful and my favorite Taurus-Gemini Cusp – the cusp of energy! 
    From runway to round-the-way
    To create this look:
           OCC Liptar in Demure
    Make Up For Ever eyeshadow Plum 39
    Smashbox Lash DNA
    Purple Beret from Yesstyle.com
    John Hardy 18K Gold Hoops
    Pretty Purply Miss Charmaine here 🙂

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    Make Up Show LA – Tomorrow!

    2010 marks the 5-year anniversary for The Makeup Show and after a successful debut in Los Angeles in 2009, the artistic energy of meets again for its annual West Coast event.
    Some exciting news for The Makeup Show LA 2010:

    Award-winning Makeup Artists 
    Eve Pearl and Joanna Schlip will be on hand for keynote presentations and hands-on workshops.

    New Editorial Forum: From Concept to Cover Shot: Working in Editorial featuring LA, The Los Angeles Times Magazine with EditorNancie Clare and Creative Director Rip Georges for a unique panel presentation on the behind-the-cover creative process of working in print and multimedia.

    And, for the first time at a stateside beauty event, famed international makeup line Inglot will be at The Makeup Show LA. 

    Other exhibitors include 
    Make Up For Ever, Stila Cosmetics, Smashbox, Temptu Pro, Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics, Alcone, Becca Cosmetics, Iredale Mineral Cosmetics, Korres Natural Products, Embryolisse,  Face Atelier, Graftobian, Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics, Bellápierre Cosmetics, Longmi Lashes by Daniel and many more! 

    For 2 days, The Makeup Show LA will bring together top industry exhibitors, speakers from all areas of the makeup artistry, new product introductions in an intimate setting where insider-only tips and techniques are traded between the best in the business.

    A key networking opportunity for all levels of makeup professionals and a must-attend event for anyone involved in the beauty industry, a core foundation of The Makeup Show is its unique educational programs including keynote presentations, hands-on workshops, seminars and business forums that examine beauty techniques and applications, skin tone and health, makeup products, tools of the trade, and the business of the beauty industry.

    Full list of exhibitors, artists and events at www.themakeupshow.com.

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    Smashbox Sale!

    As a special holiday treat The Warehouse Sale will feature more than 5000 itemsof Smashbox products for lips, eyes and cheeks starting at just $5 dollars! Stock up on all your favorites and take care of any last minute gift giving. Beauty advisors will be on hand to answer any product questions.

    Shoppers who buy four items will receive a fifth item free (the complimentary item is the least expensive of five), and are encouraged to register in advance atwww.thewarehousesale.com to receive an invitation to the event for expedited entry.They can also register at the door.
    The sale, which will occupy 25,000 sq. feet at the Convention Center- Concourse West Hall, is open to the public December 18 from 12:00 to 8 p.m. 
    December 19,20 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m

    The event is produced by California-based The Warehouse Sale, which travels to fashionable cities across the country to help consumers find great brands and more at guilt-free prices.

    Keep overstocking so I can fill my stocking!
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    faceoff at Smashbox Studios

    Smashbox Faceoff was just sublime. Thanks for the invite Luke! Went to check out the amazing photography with a little Sass and my girl Rebecca! Stylish and talented crowd included Smashbox’s Lori Taylor, photographers and models alike.

    me and sass

    first the art…
    …then the peeps
    the ladies of GRACE Model Management

    Smashbox peeps

    hey cutie… LOL

    Liza of ULMagazine
    me, rebecca + sass! 
    *photography by the talented and entertaining Scott Nathan
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    In the Biz: Lori Taylor

    FiDM  is amazing because of all the cool opportunities we get to meet industry gurus, ask questions and get inspire.  In my Tuesday class, our instructor Jeanne Tamayo invited Smashbox’s Lori Taylor to speak with us. She is a powerhouse. Let me tell you. With patent over the knee boots, chic boyfriend blazer with leather details, her mini Smashbox kit, clear lens gold aviators and matte red lipstick…. loves it.

    Lori inspires me

    Starting at a counter, loving the biz, self taught and passionate, Lori is now the Pro Artist relations manager at Smashbox – aka – her dream job.  She never calls in sick because she loves what she does. And she is off to Hawaii this week, business trip! 

    Found this over at BeautyBlitz.com

    Lori says the best gift you can give someone is the gift of confidence. Make someone beautiful…I even stayed after class to tell her about using weave glue for lashes I heard over at 2BD. We were so fortunate to look through her portfolio and watch her demo on one lucky beauty student – my girl Ffiona in class! I think she looks just like Trish Goff from Making Faces. What do you think?

    I forgot my camera and took these on my Berry, I know. > _ <

    I asked Lori a few questions about everything, here’s my favorite question.
    Do you only date industry guys?
    The great thing about dating industry guys is what they understand. You are at a photoshoot til 3am and they say, aight cool, do your thing. When you are dating someone not in the industry, they will say oh I was waiting for you to come home for dinner *lol*. Yep. But the down side is that you are always around industry people – you need that balance. // side note, Lori is dating a uber famous photog who use to assist Annie Leibovitz. O_O wow. i love perfect couples. good to know.

    What I learned aka realized:
    Find out what you love to do, something you would do for free + being paid is extra. Find that thing you love so much that you would never stop doing it. Married or not. That is what I now know. My career is a part of me and not something to do til Mr. Right comes along. I will do what I love, do my best, be recognized for my talents and passion and inspire others. I will never stop doing what I love and I will hone the skills to make a profitable career out of whatever that is. And I will spend everyday figuring that out and letting destiny guide me. The world has a funny way of showing you things sometimes.
    Open your heart, close your eyes and say thank you.