Master Class III with GLAMSQUAD

Makeup Artist, Melanie Togo (left) and Model, Danielle Dubinsky (right)

On November 15, 2016, we had the amazing GLAMSQUAD artists join us at our studio in Los Angeles for our 3rd Master Class taught by professional makeup artist, Melanie Togo

As the studio doors opened, the space quickly filled with artists & stylists with hands full of product knowledge and tasty refreshments. The event started off with clinking of champagne glasses toasting an exciting event bringing artists together through education. 

Poise Makeup Professional strives to empower artists to create and build relationships within this artistic community!

Melanie Togo a seasoned artist in the industry and is the Lead Artist at Salon Lavish in Covina, CA. She specializes in bridal, red carpet events, photography, runway and tattoo coverup. Her work is stunning in person and translates beautifully in photography. With Melanie's background, she focused on creating a natural look perfected for photography. She transitioned the natural look into glamour with a smokey eye, red lip & rosy cheek. 

Among GLAMSQUAD artists, capturing Artist, Melanie Togo's demonstration

For both looks she used HD Creme Foundation to create model, Danielle Dubinsky's base and contour. Melanie's trick to applying the creme foundation is to apply it on the back of her sanitized hand. This warms the product before application. She also adds Argan Oil to the skin to sheer down the foundation for a lighter coverage.

One of Melanie's favorite products is our Brow Trio. She loves the pigmentation, ease of application and matte finish.

For the glamour look, she applied Taupe from our HD Creme Multitasking Palette to help deepen the eye shadows she would apply on top. 

For the lips, Melanie started the natural look with Liquid Matte in Heirloom topped with Clear Gloss. To deepen the shade she added Vintage from the HD Creme Lip & Cheek Palette. With soft neutrals as a base, Vintage applied brighter version of itself.

Throughout the Master Class, Melanie shared her application tips that help her achieve a photo ready look.

The event ended with Poise Makeup Professional goodie bags and networking. We throughly enjoyed our time with GLAMSQUAD and can't wait to see what they create with Poise Makeup Professional!


Poise Makeup Team

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