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Final Looks Photos

The deadline has been approaching this month for the Top Photo Stylist Contest with Paul Mitchell. If you have been with me the past few months, you have seen some photo's from the photo shoots with my models and silly me, I havent even showed you which 3 final photo's I have chosen. I may have posted them or not, I cant remember, but out of like 200 pictures, I chose these 3 to be my entries!








I am getting everything finished with paperwork, product info sheets and all the little details and sending it in. I am so glad that I did this contest because doing this was a turning point for me in terms of what direction I want to go into. I realized how much fun I have while doing makeup and styling hair. It feels good to help bring out a person's natural beauty.

I feel like this is just one step closer to my dreams, and it has me brainstorming where I want to go and take my career and thinking about opening my own styling/makeup salon where not only do I do hair, but I can also do makeup and have photoshoots.

off to finish organizing then off to bed, sweet dreams from Sweet Surrender!

Quote of the day:

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

  - Eleanor Roosevelt

Sweet Surrender Art. Beauty. Fashion.

PhotoShoot Complete

The last week of July was intense for me, mainly because I was trying to shake a cold like a hobo trying to ask for change in Denver (lol which I have had happen before! lol) and I was working on getting back into drawing AND finishing up my photo shoots for this style contest.

Last thursday, Chloe and I had our Peacock theme shoot and this past sunday, I had my Mermaid theme with Michelle. This was all such a fun experience and I am proud that I actually did it. It may not be perfect and I may not even win, but I got the experience of it and learned alot about what works and what doesnt.  For my first real time doing a makeup photoshoot, I can honestly say that its not bad.

Here are a few pics of me and my models and the photographer, Charisse goofin around after the shoot.

Chloe and I....and I never realized how "freckly" I look until now. Weird

Chloe and Charisse rockin it out

Shiloh and I after our Galaxy shoot

Touchin up her makeup while getting some test shots

Michelle and I posin for the camera
I completed my face sheets earlier tonight so I can send them in. I still have a few more things to list out, such as all the products I used for makeup and hair, and I need to edit the photos I have chosen to send. I will post the photos and the facesheets when I get it done! I just wanted to share this with you.

Today, my school got the results of a Paul Mitchell Contest that the school held a few months ago. The contest was to sell certain products and if you sell 3, it gets your name in the drawing, my name along with 4 other girls was randomly chosen from our school, and we found out the results. One of the night students won a smoothing iron with all the signatures of the top stylists of Paul Mitchell. That would have been so amazing to win something like that. I am so happy for the girl who did win, and this was actually the first time our school has won a contest, so that was super cool!

Ok, I am rambling and I need to get to bed. I am sorry I have not posted as much as I usually do. I have my sister visting from Colorado and just been busy with non-art related stuff. But I will be back up and running next week I promise!

Quote of the Day:

Precious memories. Think of a memory as a power, only you can relive the experiences that you have been through, whether to please you aesthetically, to grab wisdom by using your past experiences to help you make new decisions, help interact with other people, or to help with problem solving. We keep memories for a variety of reasons sometimes to hold on to the things we love the things that have made us who we are and who we never want to lose. It is kind of like how Oscar Wilde says "memories are small diaries that we will keep in our heads always."

Not every memory will be pleasant because it is not just good things that make us who we are, we are molded and shaped by the bad things that happen in our lives as well. We must learn to never let memories go, but never let our past determine our future either.

Till next time, surrender to your inner artist!

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Let me see your Peacock!

Sorry everyone for not posting as much as I usually do, but if you read my other blog, I posted that I had a horrible summer cold. Today is the first day I feel more like myself! This week was long, and the only thing interesting really was my second photoshoot for the stylist contest.

The theme for this photoshoot was "Peacocks". My model, Chloe has alot of hair! I did a simple french twist with a chignon on top, then later towards the end of the shoot, we took out all the bobby pins and let her hair go WILD.

Here are a few photos that I have, I still have to get the cd from Charisse.

Peacock Inspired Make Up by: Ce Cilia Marie (me!)

Here are a few behind the scene shots

Chloe and I on site at the photographers!

My camera didnt open all the way, but I like the way this shot came out

Charisse and her "gun" LOL
We had so much fun and got alot of great shots! I cant wait to see how they turned out!

My next photoshoot is tomorrow night, which is my mermaid theme. It is the final shoot for the contest and then I am getting everything ready to turn in! I am so glad things are coming together!

Thanks for stopping by my lovely readers!

Quote of the day:

The feeling and notion that some put their faith in, that tomorrow will be the day that they choose to do the things that they know they need to do today in their hearts, is a feeling that will eventually leave them very regretful. Why wait on tomorrow? Everything that you can attempt tomorrow is usually something that you can attempt today. Waiting on tomorrow is like playing with fire.

The first time, and maybe even the second time you play with fire, nothing may happen, no one may be injured, or nothing may have unexpectedly burned down. After a few times though, something will happen, you will eventually be burned, or someone will be effected by your rash decision to play with fire. Never wait for tomorrow for it is and never has been guaranteed, never wait for tomorrow, because tomorrow is not promised to any man, woman, or child.

Sweet Surrender Art. Beauty. Fashion.

One photoshoot down

This past thursday, I packed all my kits (makeup, hair, and airbrush kits) and made my way to do my first model's hair and makeup for Photoshoot #1.  We set up at her house in her backyard since the humidity decided to play nice and not be all hot and gross....we had about 2 hours to do both hair and makeup. I started out doing an "invisible" roller set...hehehehe which is just taking the hair and basically putting it into a pincurl and clipping it, spraying with hairspray and letting it set. The first run through, the makeup did not show up at all as vibrant as I had wanted it to:

first run through without airbrush makeup base

with airbrush makeup! Such a difference! The color is more vibrant which is what I was looking for!

applying lip liner to my model
We had so much fun doing this look! The photographer is so amazing! She shoots in her Studio Loft! The atmosphere was great, she had music playing and we were a great team! We have two more shoots to do inthe next two weeks and I am excited. The shots so far turned out amazing!

Here is a video of Charisse ( Belladonna Reese Photography) doing a photoshoot/video for a local company called JSNL. Step Your Game Up!

You can check out her Facebook here  for more of her work and if your in the local 757 area and need an amazing photographer, look her up!

touching up her makeup :)

So, I hope you enjoyed a lil behind the scenes action for the first photoshoot!

I hope it has inspired you today!

Quote of the Day:

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."
Winston Churchill quotes

Sweet Surrender Art. Beauty. Fashion.