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Suzanne Blons, The Beauty Shaman, has been in the beauty industry for nearly 40 years. A former Revlon Charlie Girl, she is now a professional makeup artist and has worked with such luminaries as Hillary Clinton, Al Gore, and Arianna Huffington. Today, Suzanne shares her beauty secrets on her YouTube channel, The Beauty Shaman. Check out her store, blog, coaching, and beauty courses.

Latest Posts By Suzanne Blons

4 weeks ago

My Top 5 Strategies for Dry Skin That Anyone Can Do

Many of us struggle with chronically dry skin that is not satiated with continued use of topical moisturizers. Most moisturizers only barely penetrate the epidermis (top) layer of the skin, and therefore cannot have a long-lasting impact…

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2 months ago

A (Humorous) Makeup Guide to Using Pantone’s Color of the Year 2024, Peach Fuzz (Yes, It’s the Same Color as the Fuzz on Your Face)

Every year, Pantone arrives at a color that (in their opinion) best represents the upcoming year. Because our world is on a hamster-wheel of perpetual turmoil, Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute, has declared Peach Fuzz…

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3 months ago

Glitter and Holidays: Complete Guide to Looking Fancy

Glitter fairies unite! There’s nothing like the holidays to bring out the girlie-glitter-glamor-gal in all of us. This goes for holiday decorating as well as makeup, and in my house, it looks like a glitter fairy dropped acid and tossed multi-colored sparkles…

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4 months ago

Pumpkin Spice Latte Makeup Tutorial (Smoldering Eye!)

It’s pumpkin time! What is your favorite pumpkin-type food? Pumpkin bread? Pumpkin soup? Pumpkin latte? I make a mean pumpkin bread that used to last maybe six hours in my house, but, now that the kids are grown, might last a bit longer…

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5 months ago

Fall 2023 Beauty Trends: 5 Looks You Can Do!

Remember when you looked cute with blue eyeshadow plastered all over your eyelid? Or when you wore that bright red lipstick and about a pound of glitter and everybody loved it? My 20-year-old daughter can get off scot-free with nearly every trend…

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6 months ago

How to Cover Dark Circles on Mature Skin (Why Makeovers Are Important)

Momma was my neighbor in Ecuador, and I never asked her first name. She was without a doubt one of the most loving and kind people I have ever met. She reminded me of an angel, and I told her so in broken Spanish, which led to us becoming close friends…

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7 months ago

5 Tips to Glamorous Makeup Over 60

Janice retired to Ecuador a few years ago along with her two twin brothers. A happy bunch that I had the good fortune to meet and become friends with. Janice reminds me of a gleeful faery spreading joy-dust wherever she goes…

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8 months ago

Look Your Best with Beginner Makeup for Women Over 60

Tamara is a retired Environmental Protection Policy and Operations professional and moved to Ecuador about seven years ago. In her male dominated career, she felt it best to maintain a buttoned-up look with short hair and little makeup…

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9 months ago

Beginner Makeup Over 70

Sandy has lived in Ecuador for 9.5 years. We happen to live in the same neighborhood and met one day as I was headed to buy some vegetables at the local tienda (store). Her cute little Shih Tzu ran up to me, jumping up and down as if I were an old friend…

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10 months ago

Using Makeup to Lift Our Spirits (Gray Hair Tutorial)

Martha cried as she sat in the makeup chair in my home studio, wiping away the tears that came so easily. Her husband doesn’t have long left, and she is his main caretaker. The challenge and grief were evident, as well as her desire to do something positive…

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