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April 2015

Highlighted Vendor

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We are thrilled to be featured in the Vendor Highlight on The Big Fake Wedding blog.  We are so proud to have been a part of their special event.

The Big Fake Wedding NYC team mentions in the post: 
“I can’t say enough about the team at Pucker. I was so impressed with their hearts, work, talent, and all-around attitude that surrounded them. They were a solid team and did phenomenal work. It was an honor to work with them and a bride would surely not regret having their makeup done by this team!”

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Recap: Audrina Patridge

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Audrina Patridge, former reality T.V. star from MTV’s “The Hills” came to Pucker to get makeup done by Julio, and shot a segment for her show “1st look” on NBC . The segment will air in September and circulate throughout NYC taxis during fall New York Fashion Week.

What a great Photo!! Julio and Audrina in our Selfie room! 

Close up on the gorgeous Makeup Julio did on Audrina. 

Thanx for the shout out on Instagram Audrina!! <3 

Recap: Master Class at Pucker with Julio Sandino

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Great time hosting the Master Class at Pucker with our Pucker Gals!!! 
Our Master Class lesson consisted of creating a Day Makeup look into a Night look in matter of minutes. 
Pucker supplied all the tools for the lesson. 
The products that were used were Emma Cosmetics and Pucker Brand Cosmetics. 
Julio’s topic for the class was emphasizing a routine Skin Care regimen, so the skin maintains healthy and young looking. Everybody knows with having great looking skin, makeup application can be effortless. 
Makeup’s initial job is to just enhance what we already have. These were just one of the few topics that were in discussion in the Master Class. 
All of our attendees left with some really great tips on how to look their best and how easy it to transform a day look into a night look, as well seeing makeup in a different perspective.  
Craft Services for our Class attendees.
Julio Sandino in high spirits waiting for the guest to arrive <3
Julio applying Makeup on our Model Jessie. 
Julio in discussion 
Our  attendees creating artistry. 

A little setting powder to help the under eye makeup  set. 

Until the next one!


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We love our world.  And we love our Pucker Gals.  That’s why we’re encouraging all women to visit our studio when searching for cosmetics and makeup application appointments.  At Pucker, we strive to find the best products we know our clients will love for many reasons including no harmful chemicals, recyclable packaging, and NEVER tested on animals.

Here are some beauty products we use and retail that you’ll be happy to learn about.

We can’t say enough how much we LOVE RMS Beauty.  It’s Founder, Rose Marie Swift, uses her entire line for all of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Shows. RMS is not just an organic cosmetic line, but its non-toxic ingredients actually heal and nourish the skin.  Their Raw Coconut Oil is our fave!!!   RMS is one of the few lines that don’t over process its products with man-made chemicals.  RMS Beauty products are formulated with raw, food grade and organic ingredients in their natural state, allowing their living, healing attributes to penetrate and rejuvenate the skin. In their purest form, enzymes, vitamins, antioxidants and their healing properties remain fully intact, encouraging amazing potential for anti-aging effects.  How cool is that?

Emma Cosmetics is a brand new line that has been so successful in China over the past year that it’s now ready to launch in the US.  And where else but NYC is the best place to offer a beauty brand that will be perfect for the every day woman who loves beauty and fashion?  Pucker is proud to announce that we are currently the sole retailer in the states because we believed so much in this line.  We just know that the Pucker woman is going to love all the benefits of the natural ingredients in the products such as Aloe, Avocado Oil, Sunflower Seed, and Cucumber Extract to name a few.  The technology behind Emma help with healing the skin and protecting it from harsh environmental chemicals.

Love the makeup we’ve used on you while you were here?  Now you can take some of it home.  We carry our own brand of cosmetics for complexion and lips.  Every single product is paraben free, and all of our ingredients carry useful ingredients such as Chamomile & Aloe to treat and heal dry lips while soothing and conditioning.  Vitamins A, C & E are antioxidant vitamins that help to protect cells from free radical damage. You’ll love our Vitamin E stick for your lips this summer!

Makeup Tutorial for Project Motherhood

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On behalf of Pucker, our Makeup Artist, Jessie, collaborated with Founder of Project Motherhood Blog for an easy day Makeup tutorial.

Hey pretty ladies!

So as I have said in the past, I’m starting to pay a little bit more attention to beauty trends rather than just doing my own thing – and it’s really fun! A couple months ago, I saw a segment on Good Morning America with Bobbi Brown talking about the minimal makeup trend, and I started thinking how beautiful their models looked, but also how effortless the whole trend was. In the months that have passed, I see this being called the minimal makeup trend and the bare face makeup trend, but either way it is everywhere!
We decided to highlight this amazing beauty trend for you all because its something so easy for busy Mamas to achieve and look like you are fresh and glowing – what could be better than that? So we headed to the beautiful Pucker makeup studio here in SoHo and learned how to rock this look with an easy minimal makeup tutorial.”  – Project Motherhood NYC
Jessie giving Allison the no Makeup look. 
You can watch the tutorial here.  

Long Island Medium Theresa Caputo Visits Pucker!!

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What a great time having TLC’s Long Island Medium, Theresa Caputo, at Pucker!!!

People Magazine invited Theresa to film at Pucker for a beauty segment they’ll air online soon. While in the middle of her hair being braided by our Hair Stylist, Sabrina Adaba, Theresa interrupts her interview because two Spirits were coming forward that needed to communicate. After a minute of her trying to figure out the identity of the Spirits, someone at Pucker received a VERY special reading!!!  After experiencing this right before our eyes, we can truthfully say that Thersa Caputo is the REAL DEAL!!!!

We are very thankful and ecstatic to have had her in our presence that day!  Here are some fun photos of the day!

Event Recap: Scott Barnes Visits Pucker

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Renowned Celebrity Makeup Artist Scott Barnes visited  Pucker earlier this week.  How cool is that?!
Scott is known for his signature looks on Jennifer Lopez and best-selling makeup artistry books “About Face” and “Face to Face.”  He came to our studio representing a contact lens company for a private promotional media event.  A Spokesperson for Air Optix Colors, Scott’s presence brought Makeup Artistry to the event by conducting mini makeovers on the media guests.
Scott Barnes is such a humble and sincere soul and we were crazy ecstatic to meet such a talented artist who was nice enough to take selfies with some of our staff members.
Pucker’s Founder & CEO, Hiyam McKelvey, with Scott Barnes!!! 
Scott Barnes creating one of his Signature looks on a media guest.
Scott’s Beauty Team
A little information about Air Optix Colors.
Guest trying out Air Optic Products. 
Colors available.
Our Sweetie Jessie Toro with Scott Barnes!!!