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Billy B.

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on Aug 01, 2005
As a makeup artist who has been in the business a long time, one of the things I've learned is the need to constantly reinvent yourself and think of the same thing in different, new ways. For instance, the trend in makeup right now is toward a more natural look, so that skin—healthy, glowing skin—is
on Jul 01, 2005
It's interesting being a man in the beauty industry. It's my passion and job to make women more beautiful. But what about us men? There are more days than not that I wake up jet-lagged and exhausted, look in the mirror and wish I could erase my exhaustion with makeup. But until society is ready for that (some
on Jun 01, 2005
Sheryl Crow is one of those timeless, consistent talents who has always felt comfortable with her own classic image. I find it intriguing and refreshing that she has never bowed to the pressures the music industry often puts on people to look a certain way. Sheryl's look is always modern but never trendy, so
on May 01, 2005
Everyone knows Keshia Knight Pulliam from her years playing the adorable Rudy Huxtable on The Cosby Show. For me, having watched her evolve from a four-year-old to a beautiful woman was an interesting aspect of working with her as a first-time client. Keshia left TV when the series ended and basically remained out
on Apr 01, 2005
As beauty professionals, we're in a unique position to touch the lives of the people we come in contact with, even the unexpected ones. As amazing as it is for me to have a forum such as this column, like anything else I have to work on, it can feel like a chore sometimes. But then I get a letter like the