Sunday, September 13, 2009

Actor Headshot Work

Male grooming work from a recent shoot...

Actor Kevin O'Brien

New Work

Been a while since my last blog but just to show you guys some of my new work...

Dominique-Ford Models Chicago

Dana-Ford Models Chicago

Emily-Elite Model Management Chicago

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

New Beauty

Here is a new beauty image from a shoot I had with Photographer Marcus Smith and model Leanne of Ford Models Chicago.

Tell me what you think. :)


Sunday, August 9, 2009

HOT DRUGSTORE FIND: Clean & Clear Makeup Dissolving Foaming Clenaser

I'm a recent convert to Clean & Clear Makeup Dissolving Cleanser ($6.99), but I'm glad I found it. It's cheap, it's a pretty good makeup remover, and it washes completely off like a regular foaming cleanser. Best of all, it's easy. It's the kind of product that keeps you from falling asleep in your makeup after two mojitos too many, because while you many not have the energy (or coordination) to take off your earrings and heels, you can splash a little water on your face.

Plus, I can get tired of traditional makeup removers. Sure, sometimes pouring it drop by drop onto cotton balls feels sophisticated and more like a spa ritual than a chore, but at the end of a long day, I don't want to spend 15 minutes trying to get the mascara off my lashes, and I definitely don't want to use up 30 cotton balls doing it. So for me, this is a good solution. If you have a sensitive nose like me, though, I've got one caveat: I don't like the way it smells — at all. It's a kind of chemically sweet scent that makes me glad when it's washed off. Luckily, the smell doesn't hang around once water hits it, and using the cleanser only takes a few seconds. For right now, I'm happy to put up with a little cheap scent for a really clean face.


- Lifts away dirt, oil, and even waterproof makeup, without leaving behind an oily residue.

- Gentle enough for daily use.

- Rich lathering foam that won't over-dry skin.


Some soaps can over-dry your skin. New CLEAN & CLEAR® Makeup Dissolving Foaming Cleanser has a rich lathering foam that gently lifts away dirt and makeup without leaving an oily residue. This oil-free formula is gentle enough for daily use.


Inactive Ingredients

Water, Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Glycerin, Disodium Lauroamphodiacetate, Polysorbate 20, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, PEG-6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, Hexylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, PPG-15 Stearyl Ether, Citric Acid, Isoceteth-20, Fragrance, Methylparaben, Tetrasodium EDTA, Xanthan Gum, Propylparaben, Ethylparaben, Camellia sinensis leaf extract

More CLEAN & CLEAR Makeup Dissolving products:

where to buy

CLEAN & CLEAR® full line of products are available for purchase at

CLEAN & CLEAR® products can also be found in many food, drug, mass, club & speciality stores across the country. Listed below are various retail stores 

where you can find these products.


Saturday, August 8, 2009

NEW España Collection by OPI

Nail polish is one of those things that we don't always have time for, but when we do make time, we totally wish we had thought of it before. There's nothing like typing away with glossy red nails, getting pepped up when you remember you're wearing a hot new shade of fuschia, or feeling dark and dangerous in a shiny mossy emerald hue. It's like finally remembering to call your mom, and then feeling so much better once you have.

And this new OPI collection? Very must-have, very 'make you feel better', very glamorous. I mean, we'd all like a little Spanish in our day, yes? And believe me, snapping up one of these babies is seriously guilt-free compared to working your way through a whole gallon of ice cream (which I've never done... promise... ok, maybe once). 

So here's the lowdown on the goods: There are 12 new shades in the Colección de España, and they all come with the signature OPI Pro-Wide™ Brush which means it takes a single stroke to coat your whole nail. Brilliant!

And of course, the colours. Ranging from luscious berries to mysterious blues and greens, from nearly nudes, to the brightest pinks and fuschias, there's a little bit of everything... sassy, saucy, and just a little bit spesh.

The shades in detail...

Barefoot in Barcelona: A luscious shade of beige nude with Spanish soul.
Manicurist of Seville: A rich burgundy sangria shade worth singing about.
Give Me Moor!: A stunning almost-black shade of wine purple.
No Spain, No Gain: Gain fashion points with this luscious rich berry shade.
Can You Tapas This?: A yummy shade of dark raisin.
Pamplona Purple: Pamper yourself with this precious shade of purple. 
Suzi Skis in the Pyrenees:
 A dramatic must-have dark cobalt blue.
Pink Flamenco:
 Sizzle in this vibrant hot pink.
Here Today... Aragon Tomorrow: Discover the riches of this dark dramatic green.
Ate Berries in the Canaries:
 Explore the Canary Islands in this delicious berry fuschia.
Conquistadorable Colour: A passionate 'take no prisoners' red.
Bullish on OPI: Seize the day in this bullfighter's red hot shade.