Morning MakeUp Call

DARAIS Top 2 Skincare Products!!! With Beauty of the Week Jan telling what Genifique did for her skin in 2 weeks!!!

I wanted to share with all of you my top 2 Skincare Products! Genifique and the new Visionnaire. The most bang for your buck… and also what will get results and compliments extremely fast! I use them both every day and have never been happier with my own skin! Its no wonder that award winning

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July 28, 2011 3:44 am
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Saffron Burrows… My Beautiful Canvas

People often ask me who is the most beautiful Celebrity I have worked on. Saffron Burrows would be in my top 5.I found my mind in high speed, as I would stare at her perfect big eyes as to what I could do with them. Then in frustration be diverted by her check bones that

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July 22, 2011 3:41 am
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darais
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Famous Faces

Darais on TV GUIDE’s The Fashion Team recreating the look he did for Ashley Greene for the TWILIGHT World Premiere

I knew that Twilight was going to be as big as it was… mainly just from meeting Ashley Greene for the first time for a TV Guide interview in Hollywood. I could see the definite look in her beautiful gaze! I was able to do makeup for the entire cast as they were interviewed about

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July 21, 2011 2:48 am
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darais
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Famous Faces, TV

Ellen Page… My Beautiful Canvas

Besides her simple beauty, her undercover pleasing to the mind or senses, and her dynamic reasoning power, Ellen Page won me over again getting her ready for the Premiere of Defiance. It was the second time I had worked with her, the first being at the Sundance Film Festival for Juno and what I loved

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July 19, 2011 3:52 pm
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Famous Faces

Jill Wagner MOVES Magazine photo shoot… My Canvas

Everyone who knows me knows that Jill Wagner is my best friend. Whenever I feel myself getting lost in Los Angeles I know that it is one of her and my Adventures that will get me back to where I need to be. I got the opportunity to go to her home town Winston/Salem North

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July 19, 2011 2:11 am
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darais
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Famous Faces, Photo Shoots

Beauty of the Week Gracie! How to do 2 eye shadows… To look Cute… for Cade… and Karate!

Everybody Meet my Niece Gracie!!! Whenever I’m not on the road working or in Beverly Hills I’m finding a way to be with all my nieces and nephews as much as possible. Gracie… like most of you… wants to look cute for a boy… Cade!! My Nephew. But also for some Karate! Whats great about

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July 7, 2011 3:57 pm
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darais

YOUR EYE COLOR AND ITS COMPLEMENTARTY COLOR!

Now that we can better understand the color of our eyes…even the color in brown eyes, we can now use eye shadows in complementary color. If you wake up in the morning and want to bring out your own eye color the most use this knowledge. By choosing to wear eye shadows that complement your

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July 4, 2011 3:11 am
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MakeUp Art School

Mary Ann… How to do a champagne smokey eye shadow look

Hello Mary Ann and Hello Everyone!!!! I loved how this look makes beautiful eyes bright and highlighted. Mary Ann came into see me to learn a new semi dramatic night look. Her makeup was already beautiful. With a few of my tricks we accomplished a brand new look to make her eyes shine and get

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June 30, 2011 5:14 am
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4TH of JULY MakeUp… Show them youre a firework!

The 4th of July is coming up everyone and that means Ill be in Utah watching the parade and fireworks eating way too much at family picnics! It’s my favorite summer thing to do. My Family is the BEST! My Model Neomi and I wanted to show a great look you can do for the

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June 29, 2011 6:48 am
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Darais MakeUp on Paige… How to do a soft brown simple eye shadow look.

Hello everyone… Meet Piage… mom of two who wants to look hot while cleaning the house! I love it! We came up toghether with a soft brown sparkle eye using really only one eye shadow for the lid and one for the highlight. Mr. Clean is going to love it!!! Below you can see how

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June 25, 2011 3:58 pm
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darais
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Natural Eye Tutorials

Fe… How to do a dark sparkle brown eye shadow

Hello Everyone! Meet the Beautiful Fe! I met her in Montclair California… real close to where my Grandfather went to art school. We had such a good time opening up her eyes and creating a dramatic look for both day or night. I loved how the brown metallic shadow showed of her eyes and also

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June 24, 2011 4:38 am
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"TEEN" MAKEOVER with Megan Krizmanich… My Beautiful Canvas

I met Megan Krizmanich from the movie “American Teen” at Kim Vo’s Salon in Beverly Hills getting ready for the 08 Teen Choice Awards. She was sweet, kind, down to earth and a lot of fun to paint! From Indiana I had a blast getting to know her and also what the movie has brought

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June 21, 2011 12:11 am
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darais
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Famous Faces, TV

QUIZ DEADLINE IS JULY 01… TAKE THIS QUIZ FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A FREE BRUSH SET!

So today I reached 25,000 Views! Holy Cow!!! Thanks So Much all you beautiful people for following along with me in my adventures in makeup and my Morning Makeup Call Blog! To Celebrate I am giving away a full size Deluxe Brush Set to 2 lucky people, who get these 10 questions right, and emailed

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June 16, 2011 1:58 am
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Contests

WIPEOUT on ABC… With Host Jill Wagner… my Canvas

darais and jill When my best friend Jill Wagner booked the hosting job on ABC’s WIPEOUT I knew it wouldn’t be long that I was on set getting in trouble, and getting muddy, with her. In June of 08 I got to do her Makeup and Hair for the show due to her regular artist

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June 9, 2011 3:41 am
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darais
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Famous Faces, TV

ROSE McGOWAN… My Beautiful Canvas… By Darais

One of my favorite girls ever is Rose McGowan. In March 08 she was attending P. S. Arts Bag Lunch… a charity that Lancome is involved in that puts Art back into the Public Schools. I have loved Rose long before her acting working under the great Quinton Taratino. His films are some of my

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June 2, 2011 8:15 pm
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darais
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Famous Faces

Jill Wagner Photo Shoot with Darais

Jill Wagner Actress, Host, Hot, and Best Friend was putting together her official web page so we decided to have a photo shoot!!! We used a dress she wore when she was on Blade on Spike TV. It turned out to be quite the fun day of shooting and acting crazy… something we do together

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May 24, 2011 4:28 pm
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darais
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Famous Faces, Photo Shoots

Stockard Channing… My Beautiful Canvas and the 08 Palm Springs Film Festival with the cast of Hairspray!

Love me my Stockard Channing and was excited when Warner Bros and New Line Hired me to be her makeup artist at the 08 Palm Springs Film Festival. My sister told me I had to say “fo shizzo Rizzo” to her. I did! I got to the Le Parker hotel and to her room and

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May 22, 2011 5:21 pm
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Famous Faces

PHOTO SHOOT WITH FUR

November of 2007 I got an opportunity to work with the amazing photographer Peter Palladino for the first time. His work and creative vision comes natural to him as he shoots his subject! I loved getting a little bit of creative range after shooting the beauty shots on our model. I cut fur that I

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May 18, 2011 1:58 am
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darais
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Photo Shoots

Brooke… How to do a gold and brown eye shadow with a olive green liner… by Darais

Everyone Meet Beautiful Gorgeous Brooke!!! My Beauty of the Week in Newport Beach! Brooke is beautiful both inside and outside and I was so lucky to have her as my canvas for this easy look. Brooke is going to a wedding and is wearing a olive green dress. A lot of you girls don’t know

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LETS LEARN COLOR THEORY ABC’s!!!

I carry a color wheel almost everywhere I go as a teaching tool. They are cheap and you can find them at any arts and crafts store. You can even print off the one I scanned, and tape it on your mirror in the bathroom. Now you might have heard me at a Masterclass or

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May 10, 2011 7:07 am
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darais
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MakeUp Art School

COOL METALS and WARM METALS. Always Trendy… which is best for you?

Have you ever noticed that eye shadows come in every metallic shade possible. It makes some times those most difficult Morning MakeUp decisions about what eye shadow to wear, a thing of the past. In one of my posts on “Skins Undertones” we learned that Silver looks best on a Cool undertone and that Yellow

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May 9, 2011 4:15 pm
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darais
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MakeUp Art School

Music video Low by Kari Kimmel… my canvas

The end of 07, my favorite voice, Kari Kimmel and good friend, was shooting her music video to the song Low. I got to be the makeup artist for all the outdoor shots! Alexander Stabler was the hair stylist! Burke Daniel was the hair and makeup artist for all the studio shots!This song was the

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May 3, 2011 12:37 am
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darais
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Famous Faces, Music Video

Alex… How to do a clean natural bright and light eye look!

Everyone Meet Alex!!! My Morning MakeUp Call Beauty of the Week… Gorgeous Egyptian Goddess with some of the most beautiful eyes ever! Most of my videos show a lot of products and colors… Here Alex chose to learn a simple clean bright and light look for her eyes. You can keep the liner soft and

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April 26, 2011 5:19 pm
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darais
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Natural Eye Tutorials

Adrienne… How to do a Tropical Summer eye using Gold and Pink with a cool Blue Green Liner…by: DARAIS

Everyone meet my Morning MakeUp Call Beauty of the Week Adrienne!!! Adrienne is a makeup artist and I wanted to show her some fun ways to wear different colors and products within the Lancome brand! As makeup artists it’s fun but also a challenge to come up with colors that are over the top! Blended

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April 23, 2011 3:05 am
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Michele… How to do a Blue and Purple Dramatic Eye by: DARAIS

Everyone Meet My Beauty of the Week, Michele, and Send her lots of LOVE and BEAUTIFUL POSITIVE ENERGY!!! I could see a constant sadness and tear in her eye, and I hope with all my heart that this makeup boost will help. Michele recently lost her husband and father of her 2 kids. Thanks you

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April 21, 2011 7:05 am
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darais
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