Katie Elwood Makeup Artist

Deep Red Lips

I first met Jill this summer while I was doing makeup for her good friend (and one of my favourite brides) wedding.  She was so nice to chat with and a natural beauty, so of course I couldn't wait to do her makeup again!  Here is a look at one of three Holiday looks we created, photographed by Britney Gill...

Deep Red Lips

Tutorial: Bronzer And Blush 101

In my early 20's before I went to makeup school I hardly ever used blush and from what I can remember I wore way too much bronzer.  Once I learned how to properly wear both I have never gone back and rarely will skip either.   From powders, to creams and gels, picking the correct bronzer...

Tutorial: Bronzer And Blush 101

Product Review: Cupcakes and Cashmere for Birchbox

When I read that my favourite blogger Emily Schuman of Cupcakes and Cashmere was doing the May edition of BIRCHBOX I signed up right away.  With summer coming up I thought it would be great to have mini-sizes for weekend trips...

Product Review: Cupcakes and Cashmere for Birchbox

Summer Style X Three

I don't consider myself fashion-savvy since beauty is my specialty.  So it was fun to step out of my comfort zone to help style outfits for my most recent shoot.  I was feeling inspired with summer approaching and headed to Urban Outfitters...

Summer Style X Three

Tutorial: Chrissy Teigen's Met Gala Makeup

This tutorial was inspired by Chrissy Teigen's Makeup by Mary Phillips for the 2015 Met Gala.  I chose to soften the eyeshadow and use a slightly brighter lip colour for a summer twist on her red carpet look...

Tutorial: Chrissy Teigen's Met Gala Makeup