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20th of June

5 Reasons to Upgrade to Airbrush Makeup for Your Wedding Day.


5 Reasons to Upgrade to Airbrush Makeup for Your Wedding Day:
  1. Texture. It feels like second skin and is perfect for those brides who don’t want to feel they have makeup on. But good news it looks amazing! Makes you camera ready in an instant!
  2. Long wear. It’s water resistant and transfer resistant. The technology in most airbrush makeup formulas makes it so it adheres like skin to the face. When used with proper primers, moisturizers and setting powder it truly it’s unstoppable! So much so I put Temptu’s perfect canvas hydra lock formula to the test at a recent shoot where the model went underwater. And not just a dip like full on swimming! Her face stayed perfect! I’d say you want that in your wedding day!
  3. HD camera approved. I briefly mentioned this is number 1 but I’ll go into more detail. Using an HD makeup formula is so important in today’s use of HD camera and video. You want a smooth finishing and every pore covered for that big day and airbrush makeup is your solution! The way in which the foundation is blown through the gun creates a finishing that looks perfect on camera!
  4. Skill. Airbrush makeup application takes a certain level of skill. When hiring a professional makeup artist, make sure they have a wide range of skills. Learning and mastering airbrush application is such a great skill to have and brings more options to the table for your best day ever!!!! Most makeup artist that offer this service have a few years under their belt and you can trust them with all your makeup need so the day of your wedding.
  5. Investment. Those makeup artist’s who spend money on a good airbrush system see the value in giving you the best of the best! A good airbrush system can cost in upwards of $500. We truly want you to have the best for your best day ever! Investing in our makeup kit is investing in you! An artist who carries good quality products is the artist you want to hire. Professional products require professional skills.
Airbrush makeup may be a bit more expensive than your average makeup application but let me tell you its worth every penny. I will say there is only one downfall to airbrush and depending on the formula it is not well suited for some mature skin types. I will say though the new Temptu Hydra Lock formula is perfect for mature skin and all the above. It’s my new secret weapon! So for all my fellow artists reading this, the sky is the limit with the Hydra Lock Formula!
I hope this helps in your makeup decision for your big day! Much luck to you!
Ps. In no way am I sponsored by Temptu or any airbrush makeup company. I truly believe in these products and spend my hard earned makeup money on them. I know I can trust them to perform to the quality I want them to and trust them to make my client look their absolute best!

-Ashley Marin, Your Friendly Neighborhood Makeup Artist.

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13th of June

Countdown to Summer Vacation!!!


This may not be something to actually write a blog about but why not! This is the first summer in 4 years my hubby and I are taking a legit summer vacation and to say I’m freaking out excited is an understatement!!! Do any of you remember that movie ” The Last Song” …. (The early days of Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth love story)  Well that’s where we’ll be going! Tybee Island, GA! Tybee has such serious charm, for all those that know the amazing charm of Savannah, GA… this is that, plus a laid back beach attitude, yes please! My grandparents own a beach house in Tybee Island and its always been a family tradition to go and stay. This time will be all together different though, our best friends from VA will be joining us whom we haven’t seen in 4 years!!!! SO SO SO EXCITED!!!

I have such amazing memories of my grandparents house on the Isle of Hope right on the savannah river. Swimming in the river, taking mud baths and swimming with dolphins. As an adult now its crazy how much we take for granted. The following photos are a few of my favorite things on the island, the sea turtle conservatory, the Tybee Island pier, the crazy beautiful sea oats and incredible sunsets! I am soooooo ready to be there, now!!!!

 

 

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8th of May

The stuff dreams are made of….


Hello Everyone! Today I am so excited to share the details of an amazing shoot I was privileged to plan and help style with the amazing Erika Reiner Photography and Model, Wendy Biagioni. It turned out to be one for the memory books! Makeup for me has always been a journey of self expression and learning professional techniques to take my career to the next level and this shoot did ALL that and more! I took on my first under water photo shoot and well, not to brag, killed it!

A lot of makeup artistry is research. Research for the look, the style and the technique. This shoot required a whole new skill set from me, under water, full WATER PROOF makeup! And well as a Beauty Makeup Artist I was ready take on the challenge. It all started with a phone call from a photographer who happened to find me on Instagram ( Can I just say how grateful I am for social media! ) we talked and hit off for almost an hour, wow hello meet cute! Then began the planning to find the perfect products to tackle this challenge.

I’m used to using the amazing and industry standard TEMPTU airbrush makeup. So for this challenge due to some research I decided to give their new formula a try called Temptu Hydra lock Perfecta Base Airbrush Foundation. I have always been a big fan of Temptu Airbrush makeup in the SB ( silicon base) formula but this new stuff from TEMPTU is the bomb! When Wendy came out of the water looking perfect, I got goosebumps and it took everything in me to not say as loud as I could, “YES I DID IT!!!!!!” As a makeup artist I am constantly critiquing myself and wanting to grow. More work comes from more practice and more knowledge and most importantly more experience. Needless to say this shoot did just that and more. Soooooo all that to say this shoot was the stuff dreams are made of and honestly there is WAY more where this came from…. Now go enjoy these amazing photos captured by the amazing Erika Reiner Photography.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1st of March

Cheeseburger approved lipstick! 💄🍔💋


Hello! Today I wanted to get a little silly and a little practical. I am a total lipstick junkie so I had to share my dirty little secret with you all. My all time favorite lipsticks are from MILANI! I’m a big lover of luxury and professional brand lipsticks like, Tarte, NARS and Marc jacobs I keep in my kit but this drug store lipstick gives them a run for their money for more than half the price! Can’t beat that!

Milani seriously stays all day and the pigments are legit! (No filter what so ever on featured image) Their matte and moisturizing formulas are my favorite also their matte liquid lips are pretty awesome too! I love a good statement lip. It’s all the range this spring season. A fresh face and little color pop on the lips and you’re good to go! For those quick lunch breaks, where all you have time for is to chow down and run back to the office, this is your savior! For those days your working a 12 HR shift and can’t keep a lipstick on you, you have to give this a try!

I’m wearing shade Matte Orchid #64 in Milani Matte Lipstick. Find it at Walmart, CVS and select Walgreens.

I thought it was time to finally share some makeup tips, I hope you enjoyed. Let me know any more tips you’d like me to write about. Woo hoo for embracing the best way to express your inner and outer beauty, makeup accessorizing!

Have a beauty-filled day and cheeseburger on!

Ashley Marin 🙂

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23rd of February

Let’s Take the Masks Off


Whenever people ask me what do you do?  I say, ” Makeup Artist “….. All passionately of course (you know me) and then I say, ” I really love what I do! ” I sometimes get these very weird looks and then sometimes there are those people who are truly interested in why I do what I do.

So today I’m speaking to both of those. I consider what I do a ministry and also happens to be my main source of income. It’s truly the best of both worlds, thank you Lord!

I’ll be honest, I’ve really had to ask the Lord to show me how to use makeup as a ministry. There is the obvious of helping people feel beautiful. But there is also the obvious factor that I am covering up flaws and putting makeup over the face. Well, let’s go on a little history journey. The Egyptians were one of the first creators of makeup. The queens and princesses often adorned themselves in gold and did beautiful intricate eye designs. They were known by their people as royalty because of how they dressed and how they represented their identity to society. You may see where I’m going with this. Yes, it’s so easy to get up in the morning and just slap on your face and pretend all is ok in your world while your dying a little inside. I did that for years! I truly believe the world has tainted what makeup is… It’s not something to hide behind or put a new face on every day. It’s something you can have fun accessorizing with and playing up your natural beauty. When you know whose (daughter of the King Most High) you are and who you are on the inside, the outside becomes a reflection of the inside, not vice versa.

Isaiah 61:3 is my life verse and that’s because our creator and King of kings has given us beauty for ashes! Ashes meaning dust, nothing of value. We do NOT earn our kingdom identity it is freely given to all who surrender their lives! Our beauty is not meant to be hidden or tainted, it’s meant to be free to fly and soar in this beautiful life we have! So embrace your flaws, love what you see in the mirror! You were fearfully and wonderfully made by a mighty God, who created the heavens and the earth!

Joyfully,

Ashley Marin

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