Take Your Makeup Bag from Winter to Spring with Ease

  As the seasons change so should your Beauty routine. With temperatures going up your skin will need products lighter in texture and brighter in color. Here’s a step by step guide in changing your routine so that your transition from winter to spring will look effortless.   Skin: Start with a primer, we love ZuZu Luxe Color Correcting Primers to correct imperfections and lock makeup…

Your makeup based on your zodiak sign.

Admit it you like to sneak a peek at your daily horoscope. You don’t have to live your life by astrology but its fun sometimes to see how true it actually is.  Depending on when we were born and what sign we are born under gives us some insight into our personality, how others view us, as well as our personal style. Below I’ve…

Makeup Tips for your Twenties

Be prepared – Invest in a good eye cream (Gabriel Organics Anti-Aging Eye Cream $35.50) and moisturizer (Gabriel Organics White Seaweed Calming Cleanser $22.50) for preventative skin care to help with aging gracefully. Experiment – Now is the time to play with different makeup looks to find what looks best on you.  Do be aware of different looks for daytime versus evening.  Dark eyes…

Guest Blog Post: What is your skin tone?

We thought we would feature a Guest Blog Post monthly by a professional in the beauty industry.  This month is brought to by the lovely Maggie Wendt, our local professional makeup artist that works on various Gabriel Cosmetics projects. What is your skin tone? Determining your skin tone can put an end to what colors to pick when shopping for cosmetics or clothing items….

The Oceanid Collection Makeup Tutorial

Shop here http://www.gabrielcosmeticsinc.com/index.cfm/category/241/oceanid-collection.cfm The Oceanid Collection is a myriad of eclectic shades drawing from the freshness of the spring season and the beauty and delicateness of the sea as the collective inspiration. The color palette embodies the movement, life and serenity of the sea with the empowerment of the Oceanids, the 3,000 daughters of the Titans according to Greek mythology. Featuring 8 products, The…

Prime Time

Haven’t we all complained about our makeup not lasting or smudging as the day goes on?  Or you have a special event like a wedding or prom? Primers are great because not only do they keep your makeup in place and looking fresh but they can also help to make the cosmetic shade more vibrant. A primer also helps even out the skin tone…

Makeup Tips for your Fifties

1.     Brighten your eyes.  All women as we get older should use a little eyeliner.  Don’t go too thick and apply it above top lashes.  Or you can do a fine line and smudge it out (Gabriel Color Eye Liner $12.00/ZuZu Luxe Eye Liner $13.80).  For a softer look try using an eye shadow with angled brush along the lash line (Gabriel Eye Shadow…

Get This Spring Trend Look!

The trend for Spring 2013 is blue eye liner and blue eye shadow.  We love Rachel Zoe, did you see her blue eye liner on The Rachel Zoe Project?  Blue eye liner is amazing since it makes your eyes pop even if you don’t have blue eyes!  With so many different shades of blue the possibilities are endless.  The look couldn’t be easier to…

Wickedest Wing of the Northwest

Are you as excited about the release of Oz the Great and Powerful movie as we are?  Gabriel was inspired to create The Wickedest Wing of the Northwest!  This look coincides with Emerald the color of the year.  Click on the above picture for steps on how to create this look or shop the look here SHOP LOOK.

Oceanid Collection

Gabriel Cosmetics is proud to announce that this spring 2013, we will introduce The Oceanid Collection, a myriad of eclectic shades drawing from the freshness of the spring season and the beauty and delicateness of the sea as the collective inspiration. The color palette embodies the movement, life and serenity of the sea with the empowerment of the Oceanids, the 3,000 daughters of the…