Hope you like the video recap from my last workshop in NYC! Thank you to Blake Martin for shooting and editing the video, The Metropolitan Pavillion for the beautiful space/location, World Stage for your A/V team, Adrienne Bailon for being the perfect model, Bryan Viper for all the photos/web help, My family – Mom and Vicky for cooking and feeding 100 people, Marina, Mickel, Diana for your help with everything, assistants Sally, Kiko, Christopher – id be lost without you, Daneen and of course all of my sponsors who sent product for the gift bags. Most importantly, thank you to every single one of you who came from near or far to spend the day with me. It means the world to me and I love you all! XoXo Mario
Now thats what I call a commercial! I was so excited when I got called to do the makeup for Go Daddy.com’s new Superbowl commercial featuring Danica Patrick and The NEW Pussycat Dolls. It was a two day shoot directed by Steve Antin (director of “Burlesque” w/ Cher and Christina Aguilera) and we had the best time ever. Danica and The Dolls were awesome and such a pleasure to work with! What do you think of GoDaddy’s new Superbowl commercial? Xo Mario
I just went on youtube and noticed all of the makeup tutorials on the look I created for Kim’s new True Reflection fragrance ad campaign. Wow, you guys are so quick! LOL. Great job to all of you that made the videos. It was a great experience working on that shoot – I loved creating the old Hollywood-inspired look on Kim. If you haven’t had a chance to see the images or the commercial, take a look at it here. Also, Kim’s fourth fragrance, True Reflection is definitely my favorite scent of hers. Check it out when you get a chance and let me know what you think. Xo Mario
Has anyone seen K. Michelle’s music video for “How Many Times?” It’s a really great song and especially if you’re into real R&B. I did her makeup on the “How Many Times” video (see below). Towards the end of the shoot, I had to mimic broken glass on her shoulder somehow so I used hundreds of swarovski cyrstals in different shapes and sizes. I was so pressed for time but thankfully the manicurist and my assistant Sally helped me to glue all the pieces! You can take a look here. Xo Mario
Im excited to share this short video with you all! It was shot during my first workshop that I hosted for Industry Art Shops. It’s a recap of the entire day that shows parts of my makeup demo as well as the artist portfolio event and photo shoot afterwards. Hope you like it and I look forward to hosting more workshops/seminars in the near future.
Earlier in the week I made up Kourtney for her appearance on Lopez Tonight. You can watch the clip above to see the funny interview. I loved Kourts entire look that night!
I went with more natural makeup and gave her cheeks a beautiful glow using Eye M Glam, my favorite all over highlighter of course. For a subtle pop of color, I painted her lips with a sheer peachy/orange shade. Leave a comment and let me know if you like the soft makeup on Kourtney! Xo, Mario.
This shoot for Beach Bunny swimwear, photographed by the amazing Yu Tsai was so much fun to work on! Check out the video below and watch Cameron Russell take you on a glam safari. The gorgeous hair was done by Syd Curry. I gave Cameron sexy, smokey eyes using bronze and nude shades. Stay tuned for the images of the campaign that I’ll post soon. Enjoy. Xo, Mario.