Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Target Drugstore Beauty Haul

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another haul!  I did this one a few weeks ago.  I meant to upload it before my vacation but it was so hectic before hand.  I picked up some goodies great for the last days of summer or any vacations you may have coming up.

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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Client Makeup Lesson - Natural Foundation

Hi Bellas,

I recently taught a makeup lesson and was able to capture some pictures and some tips which may help some of you out there.  In particular, I show you how to create a natural foundation look and how to have fun with color.


Monday, August 29, 2011

Mentoring Through Makeup - My Makeup Seminar for High School Girls

Hi Bellas,

Happy Monday!  I'm back with another post. I wanted to share with you some pictures from about a few months ago. I participated in a community service event for my friend Melissa's charity organization Glinc. They mentor a group of Latino youth at a local high school and prepare them for college and the career field. I had the opportunity to teach a seminar on professional makeup.


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Friday, August 26, 2011

Winners! Sedona Lace Vortex Brush Collection Giveaway

Hi Bellas,

The day has finally come!  Today i'll be announcing the winners to my huge Sedona Lace Vortex Brush Collection Giveaway!  Thank you to everyone for all your support for making my dream come true in designing this brush collection.  There are four lucky winners who will win the entire 14 piece brush set along with the brush belt.

The winner is...

Click here to see who won!

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Indian Bridal Makeup - Teal Reception Look

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with part two of the Indian Bride I featured yesterday.  Look one was a bit more subdued but for day two we got to play with color.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Indian Bridal Makeup - Bronzed Ceremony Look

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another post! I haven't featured one of my Indian Brides in a while. Today's post features day 1 of an Indian Bride I did a few months ago. Today I'll feature the daytime ceremony look and then tomorrow we'll feature the evening reception look.



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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

FOTD - Summer Glow

Hi Bellas,

I'm back from vacation.  It was amazing!  I can't wait to show you all of my wonderful pictures and memories.  Meanwhile, I'm trying to catch up with everything I missed and I started back at work and first day of classes today.  The Sedona Lace Brush Giveaway is still going on.  Meanwhile, while I catch up, here's a post I had ready:

I'm back with another FOTD. Today's look features makeup that I find myself wearing a lot in the last few months. Neutral smokey with a lot of glow and blending involved.
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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Makeup By Ren Ren is on Vacation

Hi Bellas,

I'll be on a short hiatus while I'm on vacation this week.  I'm finally taking my first real vacation of the year.  With my Full Time Corporate Job, Professional MBA Program, Blog, YouTube, Makeup Artistry and just life, I need it!  I'll return with a new post on Tuesday of next week.

Here is a shot of the paradise i'm at right this instant...picture personally taken by the BF of MMFotography

I'll come back with a tan and refreshed for more great posts and videos!  Meanwhile, don't forget to enter my Sedona Lace Vortex Brush Collection Giveaway here.  I'll announce the winners when I return.  Good luck!

Atlanta Makeup Artist
Atlanta Photographer

Monday, August 15, 2011

Sedona Lace Vortex Brush Collection Tutorial and Giveaway!

Hi Bellas,

As promised, I created a tutorial on the look I wore in the last video where I debuted the Sedona Lace Vortex Brush Collection.  I showed you how to complete an entire look using just the brushes in the collection and I also showed you multiple ways of using each brush.  This is a great look for a hot summer date and I'm also announcing my huge giveaway of 4 complete brush apron sets.
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Friday, August 12, 2011

Birthday Smokey Eyes

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another birthday look!  This is the makeup that I wore to my actual birthday dinner.  I went for a really simple but sizzling smokey eye.

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Thursday, August 11, 2011

10 Makeup Mistakes Tag

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another post!  This one is kinda fun.  I saw a video tag on youtube featuring your top ten makeup mistakes.  Believe me, I've made quite a few in my makeup journey.  I'm going to share with you mine to either a) get a laugh out of you, lol b) or teach you how to not make the same mistakes.  I had fun writing it, it definitely brought back memories, lol.


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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Roselyn's Smokey Glam Makeover

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another makeover. I recently made over one of my favorite bloggers, Roselyn from www.Temptd.com . She flew down from New York to Atlanta to attend a friend's wedding and hired me to do her makeup. We went for a sexy and glamorous smokey eye perfect for this red carpet wedding.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

New Sedona Lace Vortex Brush Collection Designed By Me!

Hi Bellas,

I have some really exciting news.  If you follow me on facebook or twitter, i've already started talking about it, but I wanted to share with you my newest project.  I've recently designed a Brush Line for www.sedonalace.com After several months of hard work I'm excited to finally show you the Vortex Collection.
Click here for more!

Monday, August 8, 2011

Sigma Flare Palette Bday Look and Surprise Guest!

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another FOTD. Today I'm featuring a fun, colorful look that I wore for my birthday weekend. I had just gotten my Sigma Beauty Flare Palette in the mail and wanted to go all out using as many of the bright colors as possible. I came up with a cut the crease rainbow look.

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Friday, August 5, 2011

Brushlab Lifetime Supply Giveaway

Hi Bellas,


I'm back with another giveaway opportunity.  You might remember that I've reviewed products from www.brushlab.com from time to time.  They're having a pretty awesome giveaway that they wanted me to share with my viewers.  Can you say lifetime supply of hair brushes?


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Thursday, August 4, 2011

Guest Post - Get Glowing, Rosy Cheeks: Laura Mercier’s Bronzing Duo

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another guest post!  A reader of mine, Molly Borter, came up with an amazing post on bronzer/blush and a combo that looks gorgeous on any skin done.  She did a great job and gave suggestions for those who want that effortless summer glow.


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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Urban Decay Dirty Smokey Metallics Tutorials

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with a much-anticipated tutorial.  I'm finally doing a look featuring the super popular Urban Decay Naked Palette. I went for a dirty, smokey metallic eye that's super sexy for a night out.
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Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Products I Regret Buying - Black Radiance Eyeshadow Duo

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another post in my "Products I Regret Buying Series".  These are items I purchased with my own money, and was disappointed with the results.  Hopefully I can share my review with you all to give you guys an idea of whether or not you want to buy it.  My post today's features an eyeshadow duo that looked pretty in the pan, but performed poorly on the eyes.

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Monday, August 1, 2011

My FingerSweets Giveaway Winner!

Hi Bellas,

Happy Monday.  I thought I'd start off the week by announcing the winner of my FingerSweets Nail Polish Giveaway.

Click here to see who won!