Tag Archive: Amy Williams


Amy had her bridal portraits done after her wedding for a few reasons. Before the wedding, things were too hectic to get them done, and the August weather wasn’t very pleasant for outdoor photos, which were her preference.

We met at Shampoo salon in Fort Worth, where Kari Kinney did her hair, and I followed with her makeup. She wanted a similar look to her wedding look, but less theatrical, more timeless than vintage.

Photographer Jill johnson met us at Shampoo, and discussed Amy’s vision for her photos and they went on location (LOVE the shiny red garage door!) and then back to Jill’s studio for variety.

I think the photos came out great. I love working with all the stylists at Shampoo, and with Jill. It was a fun day, we were relaxed, and I think Amy enjoyed it as well, and she got some great shots to remember this special time. I think she looks lovely, and like she is enjoying herself in the photos!

I just bought 3 new lip glosses at MAC, and I feel like a new woman. Skinnier, Hotter, Younger…..well…at least when I look in the rear view mirror rockin’ out to 80′s music.

If you’ve ever had your makeup done by me, you know I never ever ever use one shade on your lips, it’s always some crazy mix. I love seeing what colors do when you mix em up. Ones you would never think would work, turn out ┬áreally kickin’

Baby Sparks, Funtabulous, and Get Rich Quick...by MAC

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Mixing your glosses gets you a wider range of color, and a more interesting and original shade. Get at least 3 shades of gloss, a brown, a purple, and a peachy pink. Mix 2 of them, wear them alone or over a lipstick you’re not too excited about, or mix all 3 together like I did with these 3 gems by MAC.

Got a brown lipstick in a gift with purchase you aren’t too excited about? Add a beige pink shimmery gloss over it (like Baby Sparks, here)

Purple gloss? Too scary? Mix it with a tan or brown, and get a very wearable “face awakening” shade.

Too bright? Tone it down with a neutral shade. You get the drill.

Glossy lips perk up your face, and make your sunglasses look better.

Silly, I know, but try on your sunglasses without gloss and look in the rear view mirror….bleh, right?

Now get all glossed up, put on those Ray Ban Aviators, and you will feel like a rock star even if your kid just threw up goldfish and cotton candy in the back seat, mama.