For most women wearing makeup stems from an inward desire to not only look attractive and beautiful but to feel beautiful as well. Even though MAIR does a lot of scent designing and blending in France and other fragrant cities all over the world, Houston is our base and home. Today's post is a about spotlighting my personal favorite independent Houston makeup brands, helping women achieve both inner and outer beauty.
Have you ever asked a lady how long it took to do her full face of makeup and her response was a whopping two hours?! At Jentry Kelley not only can you learn to do apply your makeup for a flawless and effortless look, but they also teach you a quick eight step process to get that cute in the carpool look in less than half the time! Jentry Kelley is a young entrepreneur who coupled her love for educating women on how to do their makeup with an incredible full blown makeup line for women of all shades, from foundation, primers, highlighters, bronzers and more (see full line here). Jentry's line is a high quality line that's easily comparable to any brand you'll find in the department store. It really is a one stop shop, for both the casual and glamorous look.
We can all agree that makeup is an art form right? So why not have original paintings and drawings on all your makeup compacts and accessories? Serge Sklona, is the founder of Artonit who took his passion for art, and experience in the beauty industry as a makeup artist into creating his own cruelty free international cosmetic line. He created and formulated his entire product line with a chemist to create beautiful and vibrant eyeshadows, bronzers, highlighters, blushes, and more. (See entire line here.) He also has his own makeup studio where clients can book appointments and shop his line. Have an event coming up or a gala or dinner to attend and want your makeup done in your home give Serge a call!
Allow me to introduce you to a purpose driven cosmetic line with a Christ centered mission and and heavenly influence. Meagan Aguilar is the beauty behind this new brand, that started with matte lipsticks and highlighters and is about to expand her line to offer foundation for all skin tones and highly pigmented eye shadows perfect for date nights or hangouts out in town. (See line here.)
Makeup studio,Color Du Jour is no stranger to the Houston spotlight, owner and founder Alaina Saulsberry, took her love for giving women their best face to a full fledge business that teaches women and men (artist and non-artist) how to apply makeup professionally for all kinds of photo ready looks ranging from super dramatic and glamourous to the everyday natural glow look. Her workshops are offered in her studio and online to fit all schedules. Check out her product page of makeup brushes and skin care items here.
The latest buzzword on the newest and latest product releases is 'Luxury'. This descriptive word has been used so much that the true meaning of it has gotten lost on us.I have to give this little disclaimer, before going deeper. The meaning of luxury changes with the times. For example, in the 16th Century luxury [...]
We peaked a lot of interest when we posted our top interior designers to follow on Instagram. It sparked interesting conversations on our social pages making us want to dive deeper into the phycology of colors for interior designers when it comes down to expressing the right intended emotion. Here's a guest article from one of [...]
Versace SS16 Runway ShowCurious to know where the big brands and top stylist will be this year? Get your notepad out, we did the research for you, your favorite brands and the top new brands making headlines will be at the following venues:BeautyCon (August 12-13, Los Angeles Convention Center)Where do we even begin? BeautyCon gathers [...]
Your living space is your sanctuary of style and inspiration. We combed through Instagram for 5 interior designers you should follow that are relatable, create beautiful interiors, and inspire.Sophia @sophiagaleriaLooking for inspiration on how to decorate your home or office space with plants and bright florals? Check out Sophia’s instagram and blog for her daily [...]
This month we partnered with Beau Gant, a handmade leather glove company as a way to augment the olfactive journey for their customer base while taking ours a step further in our world of glamour with a modern classic twist.Scented Gloves There is a long history of adding scent to leather gloves dating back to the 16th & [...]
One of the most incredibly misunderstood beauty products is fragrance. Knowledge of fragrance starts and ends at wearing a scent that smells good. Let’s dive in to some of these myths:Myth #1 Cologne is for Men and Perfume is for WomenThis myth is largely believed because cologne is primarily what men tend to wear and [...]
Last year I did a blog post on the top questions people asked me shortly after launching the MAIR brand (2015 Q&A with MAIR). Most of them were hilarious, some were thoughtful, and the rest just left me scratching my head, but I answered them anyway. This year was no different. Here are the top [...]
The meaning of vintage fashion has been evolving for the last 50 years ever since “dressing vintage” became something different than wearing someone else’s old clothes. Who better to talk to about all things vintage than our stunning brand ambassador, Rachel Jensen? We asked her a few questions about her 50’s glamour style, pinup trends, [...]
10 days left until Christmas and all roads leading to the mall are getting congested with last minute shoppers. Instead of putting together a visual Christmas Guide this year, we thought it would be more helpful to put together a short list of most desirable items the ladies in your life want for Christmas this [...]