Morning MakeUp Call

Date: January 2011

BRADLEY COOPER… My Handsome Canvas!

Fall 2005 I started working events and shoots for New Line Cinema. I met Candice with New Line who is still to this day one of my favorite girls. Even though we started out working together, she is one of the ones I love to be with, not just at award shows and film festivals,

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darais
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Famous Faces, Magazine

KIM STEWART …My Beautiful Canvas… Part 2

I continued to work with Kim Stewart and Caroline D’ Amore for Red Carpet Events, Modeling, and Fashion Week through out 2005. My favorite time was doing Kim’s makeup in her car while she drove to her event. Stop lights are just enough time to apply eye lashes we learned and cup holders make a

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January 31, 2011 7:48 am
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darais
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Famous Faces

TOP 10 MAKEUP TIPS FOR DARK SKIN by: DARAIS

#1 Dark skin reflects more light than lighter skin. This doesn’t mean you have more oil, just means that it looks like it. Powder is great to keep you shine free, just don’t over dry your skin with too much powder or go without a Moisturizer because you think you are oilier than you are.

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January 30, 2011 5:36 pm
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darais
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SHAUNEY BABY… My Beautiful Canvas!!!

I met Shauney Baby in 2004. As drummer for Hilary Duff, with a lot of talent, and a beautiful face, I started doing her Make Up for Events, Magazine Photo Shoots, and Red Carpet Events. Her skin tone is one of my favorite to work with. It made me think more about what will work

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darais
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Famous Faces, Magazine

TOP 10 MAKEUP TIPS FOR ASIAN EYES by: DARAIS

After working on tour with Asia Entertainment I got a lot of practice with the Asian eye. Read one of my first posts (My Very First Make Up Experience).  I love painting them and mainly because they make you think. Brushes don’t follow a deep crease and makes you take control I wanted to share

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January 24, 2011 3:05 am
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darais
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MAKE UP FOR ASIA ENTERTAINMENT!!!

The end of 2004 and beginning of 2005 I started traveling with Asia Entertainment Production company. These Vietnamese Celebrities and Singers became good friends of mine and we had a lot of fun traveling together. Washington D.C. and Toronto were my two favorite shows and I don’t think I have ever worked so long or

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January 20, 2011 6:59 pm
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darais
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TV

SOME BODY MAKE UP!!!

In 2004 and 2005 I got heavily involved in BODY MAKE UP! Some thing that goes back to the age of two. (See post:  The Start Of My Career… In a Diaper and Rubber Pants!!) age 2 painted myself MAC Pro store was a place where they had airbrushing and all the Pro products that the other

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January 18, 2011 1:01 pm
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darais
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AINT NO HOLLARBACK GIRL!!!! with Gwen Stefani

GWEN STEFANI is by far one of my favorite artists. When Make Up Artist and Friend Gabriel Geismar asked me to be part of the glam squad for the Music Video, Hollarback Girl, how could I say no? Spending a few days with Gwen and the extras was probably the most fun I have ever

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darais
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Famous Faces, Music Video

KIMBERLY STEWART… My Beautiful Canvas!

Everyone knows Rod Stewart… so I think. The first time I met him I was up in his Daughter’s wing of the house and he came in wearing a silk robe.  I’ll never forget it because he saw me bent over the counter in my eye shadows and he asked if I was doing drugs

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January 13, 2011 5:35 am
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darais
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Famous Faces

THE END OF MY MODELING CAREER!!! OR YOU COULD SAY…"I GOT OLD!" HA HA

At this point in my career I was finding it harder and harder to do Modeling and Make Up. I went and did my last runway/hair show in San Antonio Texas in 2004! I had a blast and made some good friends but knew that I would rather be the one doing the make up

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January 11, 2011 7:50 pm
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darais
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PHOTO SHOOT FEVER!!!

I continued to work with Photographer E Leon Myers whenever my schedule would allow it. With each shoot, the excitement would intensify and then, to get the prints was like getting a shot of adrenaline in my career. All his creativity and hard work is below mixed in with my Make Up. I actually really enjoy doing

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January 8, 2011 5:22 am
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darais
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Photo Shoots

MY FIRST EDITORIAL AND FASHION SHOOTS IN LOS ANGELES!

At this point in my career I was involved daily in painting faces. My canvas was talking back and I was exploring new looks over and over. The only frustration was my canvas would walk away and out the door and I could no longer enjoy the masterpieces I created.  This also would leave no opportunity

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January 7, 2011 12:30 am
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darais
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Photo Shoots

DEADWOOD

One of my good friends Michael, started a group called The Powder Group. It’s amazing what he has done with it and how willing he is to teach make up artists in the industry.  Masterclasses are available where I would learn so much about Make Up. One of the most memorable was downtown LA at

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January 2, 2011 3:20 am
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darais
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