LJMA on the first page of Yelp!

I was told by a friend that she saw me on Yelp’s homepage and I had to check it out. Lo and behold, there I was! Thank you to all my loyal clients and especially those that have written about their experiences with me on Yelp. I am truly grateful to have met so many amazing women throughout my career, and I look forward to meeting many more in 2012!

LJMA on Skillhubs, coming soon!

Hi All, I hope you’re all having a wonderful Sunday! I’m excited to announce that I will be helping launch Skillhubs. Makeup lessons will be available one-on-one via video soon, stay tuned for details! Can you spot me at the end of the SkillHubs video?

Project Career Makeup: Catering and Event Coordinator

Here is the next installment in my ongoing project of talking to women in different fields about their attitudes about makeup in their professions. Always so interesting!

Meet Jena, a catering & event coordinator for a very exclusive caterer. 
She has a demanding job and wears many hats during her day—which has to transition into nights for glamorous events much of the time.

Q. What exactly do you do for work?

A. My primary role is to coordinate the myriad of activities associated
with each event that we produce. This usually means staffing, renting
glassware, flatware, linens, tables and décor. Then after the event I focus
on billing, payroll, P&L costs, and inventory management. We also
host chef demonstrations, guest lectures, book launches, and awards
ceremonies for celebrity chefs from around the world.

Q. Sounds so cool! Tell me about what makeup do you wear to work everyday?

A. I usually wear Bobbi Brown moisturizer, followed by

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Birthday Makeup

I had such a wonderful time at my impromptu 26th birthday lunch and happy hour!  Thank you to all who could make it. I loved the way I felt in my makeup, very natural, but my lips made me feel glamourous and special. Here’s a picture of one of the delish cupcakes and some friends…

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