This month I’m bringing you two amazing new makeup lines, plus adorable bags to store it all in! I spend a lot of time researching and experimenting with new products, and NudeStix is my new fave beauty line. NudeStix is a relatively new line that’s clean, vegan, cruelty-free and all good!
Viva Magenta! A New Color for Lips & More
The annual Pantone Color of the Year is here! Pantone calls this year’s gorgeous fuschia-reddish color Viva Magenta, “brave and fearless, whose exuberance promotes a joyous and optimistic celebration.” It’s a spectacular color and I think it will have a big impact on textiles, fabrics, clothing –
Glitz & Glamour! Katrina’s Holiday 2022 Makeup Guide
Tis the season to party in style with these easy-to-do sparkly eyeshadows, highlighters and lips. Here are my cruelty-free picks for you… Always start with a wash of face tint, whether it’s a light tint or a full coverage foundation. Set it with a light, sheer translucent powder. My favorite is
Katrina’s Favorites for Summer Body Skincare!
After being in the sun and heat at the beach, poolside, attending parties or weddings, or just running around town doing errands, the skin on our arms, chests and legs can look and feel dry. That’s especially true if you’re wearing sleeveless tops, shorts or a bathing suit. Here are my fabulous,
The Best Products for Glowing Summer Skin
Now that summer is here, it’s time to show the world fresh, glowing skin. Creating that glow starts with good, basic skincare. You can use a gentle face scrub 3 or 4 times a week to remove product buildup and dead skin cells that trap oil and dull your skin. It’s easy to do! Here are my
The Four Seasons Boston Holiday Glam Winter Wedding
The Looks For her wedding, Meredith was looking for a high-glam holiday look with sophisticated style. We decided on flawless skin, and contoured and illuminated her cheeks with high shimmer and gloss. Meredith’s brown eye color was accented with dark, smoky greens and deep, rich chocolate browns.
Corporate Makeup Services
With over 20 years of experience, Katrina’s brow shaping and makeup expertise has been leveraged by numerous corporations to create professional looks for company photo shoots, executive head shots, corporate videos, and makeup workshops. When image and appearance matters most, leverage Katrina’s
Makeup Services For Portraits, Headshots & Other Events
Are you having professional photographs taken or a guest for an upcoming event such as a wedding? Katrina Hess can provide makeup services on-site or at the studio! For more information, please contact Katrina & make an appointment today.
Get Your Brows Summer Ready!
Turn ordinary eyebrows into extraordinary eyebrows this Summer with the winner of Allure Magazine’s 2008 and 2009 “The Best of the Best” for eyebrow shaping! Katrina will show you how to create your own perfect arch. Eyebrow shaping is the most important step for a polished look. Learn how to use
Spring Cleanup For Your Makeup Brushes
What a perfect time to wash your hands & your brushes at the same time! For the best results, follow these steps: STEP 1 - Wet the bristle with warm water STEP 2 - Place a drop of liquid detergent (I like Mrs. Meyer’s) onto the palm of your hand STEP 3 - Massage the bristles in one
Tips for Brow Shaping During Quarantine
To begin, make sure to: - Use a mirror large enough to see both eyebrows. - Work on both brows at the same time-it’s much easier to get even brows this way. - Make sure you have even lighting across your face so the shape and color match on both brows (Example: if you have a window or light on
Give The Gift Of Makeup
Looking for the perfect Valentine's Day gift for that special someone? From your wife or girlfriend to your mom or daughter, a private makeup lesson with a professional Boston makeup artist is the perfect gift for the girls in your life. The studio is located on Newbury Street, make a day of it and
Girls Makeup Lessons in Boston
When your teenage daughter gets to the point that she wants to start wearing makeup, Katrina Hess can help! She offers makeup lessons to help them learn how to not only apply makeup, but how to choose the right products & get the best look for them. Make it a group event! Group application