The Best Hair and Makeup of The Oscar's 2018

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Allison William's hair is perfection and I love her soft and natural makeup look. Hair by Peter Lux and makeup by Nina Park.


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Jennifer Lawrence was killing it. I loved her entire look, especially the winged out smokey eye. Hair by Jenny Cho and makeup by Hung Vanngo. 

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Lupita Nyong'o looked like a goddess with the gold hair accessory in her braided updo by Vernon Francis. Her skin and makeup is always breathtaking thanks to makeup artist, Nick Barose. 

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Viola Davis was serving 70's vibe with her big curly ponytail by hairstylist Jamika Wilson. I love her big dramatic lashes, they really stand out. Makeup by Autumn Moultrie. 

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Taraji Hensen's makeup is always on point thanks to her makeup artist Ashunta Sheriff. I'm really digging her dark purple lipstick. Tym Wallace did her hair. I love his work as well. 

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I'm so used to seeing Danai Gurira with long dreadlocks thanks to The Walking Dead. It's so refreshing to see her bald and sporting an awesome hair graphic on the back of her head with a temporary hair color. Hair by Vernon Scott and makeup by Tym Buacharern. 

Test Shoot 8/26/2017: Behind the Scenes

I haven't done a test shoot in so long and I was happy to have the opportunity to work with a great team of creatives that I have not yet worked with before. We did three different looks: clean beauty, glossy lids, and coppery eyes and a mauve lip color.

I contacted Timothy on IG after a fellow colleague posted that he was looking for a makeup artist for the test shoot. I’m glad I got a chance to work with him before he heads out to LA for a year. If he ever decides to come back, maybe we can work together again. If you’re in LA, feel free to hit him up to work together.

Frances, a freelance makeup artist and hair stylist,  worked on Mary’s hair. We met in Portland last year while taking an amazing workshop called CLASS by Erica Carr.

Mary of  Factor Chosen agency was great to work with and so down to earth. Very beautiful.

Myranda of Factor Chosen as well brought lots of clothes and accessories to play with. She was a pleasure to work with.


Mary getting her hair lightly curled by Frances. 

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This is the first makeup look I did on Mary, clean no makeup look. Look at those brows!!! :)

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This is the first outfit chosen for Mary to wear. Frances is just touching up her hair and making her look good. 

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For the second look, Mary got to play with a fun plaid outfit. I loved the Adidas gym shoes worn in this look. I may have to see if they have them in all black. I added some gloss to her eyes and highlight. 

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For our third and last look, Myranda had her wear a bright yellow cropped jumpsuit with a black leather jacket. Frances gave her a wet hair look. I added some brown copper eyeshadow to her lids and a mauve lip color. 

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I had a great time with this amazing group. They were kind, funny, and easy going. We knocked out these looks really quick. I can't wait to show you the final pictures. Stay tuned. :)