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images,Laura Leppert I love how Laura captured such an old hollywood feel in Erica’s bridal portraits. Hubba hubba! I also adore the moments she caught with Erica’s father. Not only did I get to work with this fabulous family in January, but I get to do the other daughter’s wedding later this year! What an […]

March 29, 2013

I met Aaron in 1994 when we we were both working for the Showboat Majestic; he as a performer and me in the orchestra. I wouldn’t say we hit it off right way but once we did we were inseparable. We had our own brand of humor that no one else seemed to “get” but […]

March 28, 2013


I met Whitney several month before her wedding when she came to my studio on behalf of Cincinnati Magazine. She is an advertising rep for them, and she let it slip that she was probably going to be getting engaged soon. Sure enough, I heard from her not long after that he had proposed! We […]

March 10, 2013

I’ve had a lot of people asking me about L’oreal’s new Miracle Blur. They have been advertising it quite heavily and it makes some pretty big claims. Who doesn’t want smaller looking pores and no wrinkles? Well i’m sorry to report that I purchased Miracle Blur and tested it on half my face. Very little […]

February 3, 2013


Several months ago, Sarah took a one on one lesson with me with the goal of doing her own bridal makeup. I walked her through every single step of the process, including what types of products she would need to purchase to ensure her makeup would last all the way through the night. She left […]

December 12, 2012

It’s booking season, and you know what that means? Brides stressing about what timeline to put on their contract! Do not fret, we can help. Lemme break this down for ya! Firstly, when is your ceremony? If it’s at 6:30, it is not at all unusual for your photographer to want you in that dress […]

December 11, 2012


Ok, here one of the main points of difference between your average Joan and a makeup artist; The Touch. Most women kinda slap their foundation on. I begin on the jawline, believing most women need more coverage there, and I use a light touch, gradually building coverage as I go, in tiny layers. I add […]

December 9, 2012

images, Anna K Photography I had so much fun with Torri and her crew at her parents’ house! They all adore makeup and were so excited by every single face I completed. I love that Torri and her husband had a “first touch” instead of a “first look”!

November 27, 2012


 images, Rebecca Jones Doesn’t Stephanie look just like Olivia Munn from Newsroom? She is so gorgeous. I just love the shot of her with her sisters.

November 18, 2012

Jasmine, I can’t thank you enough for the amazing job you did with my makeup. It was stunning and it was EXACTLY what I was wanting. (My uncles were even asking who did my makeup… Haha) Could not have been better. You are so talented and I’m so happy you were there during the wedding […]

November 9, 2012


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