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Charlé is a self-proclaimed "Chic Geek". As a filmmaker, writer, and drummer, her interests and activities vary greatly. But whether shes on set or enjoying the local night life, it's vital that this geek always looks her best! When exploring beauty products and cosmetics, Charlé searches for practical items that don't sacrifice pop for simplicity.
SKIN TYPE: Normal to Combination
HAIR TYPE: Medium, think, fine, wavy
HAIR COLOR: Light brown
COMPLEXION TYPE: Light with freckles
EYE COLOR: Blue
BEAUTY ADDICTIONS: Burt's Bees Grapefruit Lip Balm, NP Set: Day-to-Night Liquid Eyeliner Duo, Lush Dream Cream, Aveeno BB Cream, Giovanni D:tox System Purifying Facial Cleanser & Scrub.
A contributing writer from a variety of experts working in beauty and skin care professions write fabulous articles for us to share with our readers. They range from celebrity makeup artists & hairstylists to cosmetic chemists and doctors. Here and there we will pepper in articles from our friends that work in public relations offices, manage beauty departments in stores or are grooming friendly men that love to write :)
Bios are provided at the bottom of each article authored by "Certified F.A.B.U.L.O.U.S." so you can get to know the pro keeping YOU in the know!
We hope you will enjoy reviews, tips, how-to and educational information from a variety of people from all walks of life!
SKIN TYPE: Combination with a side of Mid-Day Glow
HAIR TYPE: Long, fine, with some body
HAIR COLOR: Brunette
COMPLEXION TYPE: Olive
EYE COLOR: Hazel
FAVORITE PRODUCTS: HellowMello Joy Body Scrub, Dr. Dennis Gross Tinted Moisturizer, Smashbox O-gloss, Falsies Mascara, Tarte Cheek Stain
SKIN TYPE: Combination / Mature
HAIR TYPE: Shoulder Length, Oily, Straight
HAIR COLOR: Colored Reddish Brown.
COMPLEXION TYPE: Fair with pink undertones. Prefers a cool color pallet.
EYE COLOR: Blue
BEAUTY ADDICTIONS: Cetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser, Sally Hansen Hard as Nails, Suave Shampoo Mango Mandarin scent, ABBA’s Nourishing Conditioner – Leave-In Hair Moisturizer, Carmex
SKIN TYPE: Sensitive/ Dry
HAIR TYPE: Curly/ Frizzy
HAIR COLOR: Brown with Highlights
COMPLEXION TYPE: Olive - Prefer Warm Color Palette with Natural Tones
EYE COLOR: Hazel green
BEAUTY ADDICTIONS: Avon: Mark Blush, Olay: Foaming Face Wash for Sensitive Skin, Olay: Complete SPF 30 Defense Daily UV Moisturizer for Sensitive Skin, Bath & Body hand lotion, Garnier: Sleek & Shine Leave-In Conditioning Cream, L’Oreal EverPure sulfate-free shampoo & conditioner, Cherry Chap Stick, Soft Lips
Sara grew up in and around the beauty industry and quickly developed a full-fledged passion to learn how ingredients work in synergy to make the perfect beauty product. Helping to establish F.I.N.Y and currently serving as Vice President of the company she’s truly the mastermind behind understanding what components are required to make each and every item effective and alluring.
Sara’s education in accounting, business and economics combined with public relations, retail and brand management experience equate to her frank understanding and passion for the chemistry behind making women look and feel fabulous. Certified F.A.B.U.L.O.U.S readers and members love tapping into Sara’s candid counsel to learn a little more about “how and why it works.” eHow.com features Sara Bumby as a Skin Care advice presenter in a series of web videos. To see the videos, click HERE.
SKIN TYPE: Normal to Dry with T-zone Issues
HAIR TYPE: Straight, Flat, Smooth, Thin
HAIR COLOR: Blonde
COMPLEXION TYPE: Fair with yellow undertones. Prefers Cool Color Pallets for Makeup.
EYE COLOR: Light Blue
BEAUTY ADDICTIONS: Protocell Cream, Nail Polish, Tweezers, Klorane dry shampoo, Kombucha cleanser, Carmex lip Balm, Nivea Body lotion, Smashbox eye lid primer, Tri leave in Conditioner, Nars seasonal eye shadows
Jessica is a lifelong beauty product aficionado and the Certified F.A.B.U.L.O.U.S resident trend-hunter. As a social media maven and actress, she maintains a constant awareness of the ever-evolving beauty industry. Jessica has held various community relations positions in the United States Air Force, and was tasked with boosting base morale and hosting distinguished visitors during her Middle East deployment and also worked in the Guest Relations department for the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Gardens, one of the largest complexes of its kind in the country. Her weekly trend updates are as varied as she is and register with women from all walks of life.
SKIN TYPE: Combination/ T-Zone Oily
HAIR TYPE: WAS very long…NOW it is a super pixie short cut! Thick, dry, wavy/frizzy
HAIR COLOR: WAS very black…NOW platinum blonde. My natural color is a medium brown brunette J
COMPLEXION TYPE: Fair with pink undertones. Prefers Cool Color Pallets for Makeup.
EYE COLOR: Blue
ADDICTION: Carmex Lip Balm, CoverGirl lash blast mascara in Very Black, J.R. Watkins Lemon Cream Lotion, PUR Minerals Foundation, CVS Benzoyl Peroxide Acne Gel, Moroccan Oil Hair Treatment, Too Faced: Pretty Rebel Makeup Palette, DDF Revolve
eHow.com features Jessica Jacques as a beauty advice presenter in a series of web videos! Watch the videos by clicking HERE!
Brought up in a creative household, Victoria has always been involved in writing, music and the arts. Her upbringing and her love for fashion and beauty led her to find a career that combined these passions. After getting her start as an editorial intern at Conde Nast, Victoria became fascinated with skincare technology while in the beauty closet. After three years of interning in public relations, she landed a position at a prestigious New York beauty & fashion PR firm working with major clients from Smashbox to John Frieda. She now works at a high-end, boutique agency representing beauty, fitness and lifestyle brands. When not hard at work in the office, Victoria contributes to a number of online publications and aspires to one day create her own online magazine. Her obsessions include travel, coffee, red lipstick and Twitter. Follow her @VikkiMoran!
SKIN TYPE: Sensitive, combination skin
HAIR TYPE: Thick, long & wavy
HAIR COLOR: Blonde
COMPLEXION TYPE: Light to medium with pink undertones.
EYE COLOR: Green
BEAUTY ADDICTIONS: Davines Nounou Pak, St. Tropez Bronzing Mousse, Morrocanoil Light, Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Primer, Miracle Skin Transformer Body SPF 20, purminerals CC Cream with SPF 40, Chanel Chance, Jan Marini C-ESTA Eye Repair Concentrate, Dior Show Mascara, NARS Bronzer in Laguna, Dolce & Gabbana Cream Lipstick in Fire, Josie Maran Bear Naked Cleansing Wipes and my Clarisonic Mia.
Stacey is an outgoing herbalist, spa frequenter, and a self-proclaimed beauty historian! She is the most recent addition to Certified F.A.B.U.L.O.U.S. and gives you weekly insight into the past and present of your beauty must haves!
SKIN TYPE: Combination
HAIR TYPE: Course, thick, naturally wavy, dry
HAIR COLOR: Dark brunette
COMPLEXION TYPE: Combination.
EYE COLOR: Blue
BEAUTY ADDICTIONS: Body and face scrubs, exfoliating in general :)
Nathan is a modern male that takes pride in his overall health and appearance. Working in both the creative field of independent film as well as the fast paced world of IT, he works hard and values products that can keep up with his busy lifestyle. Bouncing back and forth from the professional offices of the University of Maine and sets and streets of the Portland independent film scene, Nathan has always kept a close eye on grooming products for the modern male that allow him to look his best in any situation. He applies his keen experience with these products to providing clear and helpful input to those fashion forward men looking for a little advice.