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Backstage. Harbison. NYFW. Featuring AJ Crimson makeup!

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The end of summer signals the start of Global Fashion Week, beginning with the Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week! And so far the weather has been really good, so there are no limits to what people can wear! I love people watching at this time of year!

Yesterday, I went backstage at the fashion designer Harbison’s show. The makeup was sponsored by AJ Crimson Beauty, Beauty Blender and the hair was by Federic Fekkai. Key makeup artist was Edward Cruz! The location was gorgeous! Milk Studios with the Hudson River, New Jersey and the Meatpacking District as the backdrop!

So two of AJ Crimson’s products were featured here, his Dual Skin Crème Foundation, which is a buildable, HD compliant, waterproof foundation and his brand new Banana Crème in the Pro Pan form.

Look at that colour range! Especially the deepest shade!

Think the famous Banana Powder without the starkness, dryness and settling, especially on deeper skintones. The product is very creamy and similar in texture with his Dual Skin Foundation.

Banana Creme on the left in pan form

I was pleased to see such a diverse array of skintones and AJ’s line worked quite well from the palest to the deepest.

Key makeup artist was Edward Cruz and he was kind enough to chat with me after he demoed the look. Talk about being so genuine and nice!

Key Makeup Artist Edward Cruz

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A.J. Crimson BB + D Cream launch in a few pics!

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A few months ago, I attended the NYC launch of the newest BB Creams on the market from pro/celebrity makeup artist AJ Crimson.

AJ Crimson Launch party NYC

I first heard about AJ’s foray into the cosmetic world, when he collaborated on the lip line Kissable Couture.  He  introduced some amazing, high shine liquid lacquers that have been a favourite amongst celebrities, especially those of colour.

The event was held at in midtown together with Ofra Cosmetics (who are the manufactures of this hybrid BB+D cream).  A few days before, I had heard the buzz about these creams as they come in 8…8 shades!!

I know it’s 2013 and all, but the vast majority of companies who bring BB creams out to market, do not cater to women who are deep tan to deep dark in skin tone.  The best you could get would be café au lait.  I don’t know what else to say, apparently we don’t need foundations etc. like everyone else.

I got the amazing opportunity to meet and chat with Mr. A.J. Crimson for a few minutes!

Me in my purple coat! With AJ Crimson.

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Getting in gear for The Makeup Show NYC!!

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My 2nd favourite time of year is back (the first of course is summer)!  This weekend is TMS NYC and it’s my one must attend event for the year.  I just love taking all those seminars, all those beauty products and meeting all my blogging buddies! : )

And what’s great is that this is the biggest TMS and they have released an app for iPhone/iPad/Android, which is pretty damn great.  It can get pretty chaotic, especially now they have expanded.  I’ve already downloaded it and have my seminars all lined up.

So check out the info on the event and the app!!!

I’m heading there on Sunday.  Who’s going??? Hail mih out!

Laters!

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