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About Suzanne Blons

Suzanne Blons, The Beauty Shaman, has been in the beauty industry for nearly 40 years. A former Revlon Charlie Girl, she trained as a professional makeup artist and subsequently worked with such luminaries as Hillary Clinton, Al Gore, and Elizabeth Dole. Today, Suzanne is a writer, beauty coach, and YouTube educator on her channel, The Beauty Shaman. Visit her at https://thebeautyshaman.com
Latest Posts | By Suzanne Blons
How to Tame Crazy Brows (And Not Get Hurt)
2 weeks ago

How to Tame Crazy Brows (And Not Get Hurt)

In case you missed it, the hefty eyebrow style from the 1980s is back. Just in time for my brows to thin and become disorderly, but that’s how fashion usually works. As a sucker for trend, I saved a Yohji Yamamoto jacket…
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The Smudge-Proof Guide to Masks and Makeup
2 months ago

The Smudge-Proof Guide to Masks and Makeup

I adore lipstick. If you were here, I’d show you my 60-plus tubes of the stuff, along with over 50 shades separated into three compartmentalized plastic containers in my makeup-kit for my professional work…
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5 Secrets on How to Nourish Over-dry and Processed Hair
3 months ago

5 Secrets on How to Nourish Over-dry and Processed Hair

In my mid-20s, I yanked out my first silver hair with terror in my eyes. That sent a signal to the rest of the white follicles waiting in my scalp to immediately spout and cover my head as if fertilized by God’s very own growth hormone…
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Top 5 Foundations for Skin That Glows! (+ Video)
4 months ago

Top 5 Foundations for Skin That Glows! (+ Video)

For many of us, the idea of our skin having a “glow” left about the same time as menopause arrived. For me, menopause showed-up like a freight train and left me with dry skin, 25 extra pounds, and puffy under-eyes. Oh, joy…
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How to Apply Lipliner for Fuller, Fabulous Lips
5 months ago

How to Apply Lipliner for Fuller, Fabulous Lips

I had a date. He was very dishy, foreign, and tall, all the things I like. Plus, he was my first official date after my divorce. I felt nervous about everything women get nervous about on first dates: that I was too thin and flat chested…
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BLINK, BLINK! The Eye-Opening Facts on Lashes: Thickeners, Lengtheners, False Lashes, and Extensions
5 months ago

BLINK, BLINK! The Eye-Opening Facts on Lashes: Thickeners, Lengtheners, False Lashes, and Extensions

I love the movie stars of years past. One of them is Bette Davis with her long and popping lashes and glamorous gowns. World renown personal power drilled through those famous eyes. Her legendary quote from the film All About Eve…
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7 Little Known Truths About Sunscreen and the Senior Woman (+ Video and Bonus Tip)
7 months ago

7 Little Known Truths About Sunscreen and the Senior Woman (+ Video and Bonus Tip)

When I was about 20 years old, I was living in London. In the summer, a friend and I took a vacation in Portugal with a single goal in mind – to get the deepest, most outstanding tan possible…
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Everything Eyebrows! How to Create the Perfect Eyebrow for Mature Women (Video)
8 months ago

Everything Eyebrows! How to Create the Perfect Eyebrow for Mature Women (Video)

The number one thing you can do to revolutionize your look is to change your eyebrow shape. As a senior, what techniques do you need to know so that your brows are stunning…
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“Help! I’ve Eaten a Tube of Lipstick!” 4 Techniques to Keep Your Lipstick Stay ON
9 months ago

“Help! I’ve Eaten a Tube of Lipstick!” 4 Techniques to Keep Your Lipstick Stay ON

“I have a lipstick tree growing in my stomach,” complained the on-camera female news anchor to me one morning in the makeup room. “And the ultra-dry, matte…
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3 Fabulous Makeup Tips for Crepey (aka Crinkly) Eyelids
10 months ago

3 Fabulous Makeup Tips for Crepey (aka Crinkly) Eyelids

If there was ever a makeup dilemma that can make us scream out loud it’s crepey eyelids. Having had my share of meltdowns while applying eyeshadow to dry, crepey lids…
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