SOURCE: Studio Essentials

September 12, 2008 11:00 ET

Make-Up Artist Reveals Hollywood Secrets

LONG BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - September 12, 2008) - Hollywood make-up artist Sally Van Swearingen, founder of Studio Essentials, will share her trade secrets for women aged 40 and beyond when she demonstrates her expert techniques at The International Congress of Esthetics and Spa. Sally is among an impressive array of make-up and skincare experts taking part in the 2-day event at the Long Beach Convention Center, September 20-22.

"As we age, our skin begins to thin and some women compensate by using more base. In fact, this only accentuates the aging," Sally says. Among her tips for the 40-plus woman:

  --  Apply just 3 drops of foundation and add a creme blush in a peachy
      rosy shade to the apples of the cheeks.
  --  Apply a sheer coral gloss to the center area of the upper and lower
      lip to create a plumper, more youthful mouth.
  --  Make sure the entire eyebrow line is visible, filling in sparse areas
      with a neutral colored powder. This gives a "lifted" effect to the
      upper face.

Sally has made up a lot of famous faces over the years; including Holly Robinson Peete and Faith Ford. Talk about looking fabulous in your forties!

Sally's star treatment is not limited to those in front of the camera. She has developed a fast and affordable way to make every woman look luminous. From her cosmetics studio in Valencia, California, Sally Van Swearingen is providing a "mini-kit" that transforms a woman's face from basic to positively glowing in 3 minutes or less. The kit contains just 4 products and most important, includes Sally's expert techniques.

Business owner Martha Shickley offers this testimonial, "I have only a few minutes each morning to look as professional as possible. It has to be quick and simple and stay with me, often for 14 hours plus. Sally's Studio Essentials fit my lifestyle."

Kathy Rakness also uses the mini-kit and says, "With minimum effort, I can have either an understated, natural look or a dressy, glamorous look. Sally's easy to follow techniques are user friendly and make me feel I have Sally's expertise right at my fingertips."

Sally's "Fabulous Beyond 40" demonstration at The International Congress of Esthetics and Spa will be held at 12:45pm on the first day of the conference. And her mini-kits are available at

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