Behind The Scene With The KC Sisters

  Makeup artist, Candee Caldwell gives a behind the scenes with  KC Sisters. Connecticut based band consisting of 5 sisters, who’s style clean and modern. These millennial musicians preferred a natural look that was versatile and camera friendly.   Photo credit: Kristen Jensen Hair: Gabriella Paints      

Questions to Ask a Makeup Artist Pro.

Questions: To ask a makeup artist pro before hiring on your wedding Day. * How long have you been in business? * What is there experience with bridal makeup? * Read their reviews. * Do they do a makeup trial on the bride before the day of the wedding? * Do you use waterproof makeup?

Ten Common Makeup Mistakes.

Do’s and Don’t 1. Do: Use Foundation primer before Foundation. 2. Do: Concealer use shade lighter than your foundation. 3. Do: Use setting power 4. Contour use a taupe matte bronzer. 5. Highlighter does​ hight points to cheek, nose & cupicts bow. 6. Blush applied​ to the apple of your cheek. 7. Brow’s Blondes use

Are You Newly Engaged?

Did you just get engaged?  Congratulations! Let’s starting planning! Bride’s Planning Calendar: Six to twelve months before your wedding BOOK YOUR DATE! Set you’re date and time of the wedding. Reception Site Announce your engagement. Determine your wedding style Set a budget Select Bridal Party Purchase a wedding dress Contact your DJ / Photo Booth Photographer Videographer Wedding Officiant

Bridal Makeup From Engagement To Wedding Day!

Hiring a professional makeup artist starting with your engagement photo’s ensure perfect relationship for a perfect wedding day. Here is a picture my bride Kate, when I did her makeup for her engagement pictures.      Building relationships: Kate contacted me about 2 months before her engagement shoot to discuss her bridal makeup for both

Making The Decision To Shave My Head.

I’m alway’s asked about my decision to shave my head during my cancer treatment more times than I can remember.  It was a very difficult and private decision.  I didn’t believe I was going to lose my hair.  I, like everyone else, thought I would be the different one. My hair started falling out after

Feeling Scared To Start Chemotherapy

When the doctors told me the protocol for Her2 + positive was chemotherapy I was upset, mad and confused. I immediately called for a 2nd opinion.  Not surprisingly, Dr. Cheng was very supportive of me getting a 2nd opinion.  She was very comforting and encouraged me to seek out all my options.  That’s why I ultimately

Accepting A ” Breast Cancer” Diagnosis

During my 1st meeting with Dr. Cheng, my surgeon, I was feeling overwhelmed as she explained what kind of cancer I had and what procedures I needed. After 3 1/2 hours of Dr. Cheng going over every detail,  My heart was broken and I was very confused. I wanted my husband to wrap his arms

October Breast Cancer Awareness

Finding out you have breast cancer can be traumatic. On January 2nd, 2018, hours after I had a  biopsy, I received a call from my doctor. She said first suggested that I make an appointment with a surgeon. My test came back positive for Invasive Lobular Carcinoma.  The tumor was 1.5 cm. I was stunned! “Happy New Year”!

Working With Ethan Allen

Recently, I have been doing hair and makeup for the amazing photographers at the Ethan Allen Studio for their fall catalog and what a pleasure it has been!  The models have been great to work with and the looks are outstanding! When you get a glimpse of the catalog I want you to take the