What inspired you to start Beauty Talk Radio ten years ago?
Ten years ago, I wanted to do a radio show to create consistent beauty conversations among industry professionals as a way of having fun. It quickly turned into something that was very informative an inspiring.

What has been one of your most memorable moments on the show?
Denise Tunnell: The very first time that Sam Fine was on the show is my most memorable time. There was a large live listening audience with many people calling into the show as well as many makeup artists active in our chat room.

Janice Tunnell: Interviewing Mikki Taylor, formerly of Essence Magazine as well as interviewing Ve Neill, another Film Artist that we’ve admired and respected for years.

With the many amazing industry professional guests you all have featured on Beauty Talk, what’s been the common message from your guests?
DT: Beauty comes from within.
JT: And believe in yourself.

How has the industry changed since Beauty Talk started 10 years ago?
Two words, Social Media. Social Media is much bigger. When we first started the show, Twitter was the popular social media of choice for the industry. Now, pictures are everything as well as live video. Also, everyone is a makeup artist now.

What makes a program like Beauty Talk so special and resonate with your listeners and guests?
DT: Beauty Talk is the kind of show that inspires you. It gives you Continue reading


ON MAKEUP MAGAZINE IS CELEBRATING TEN YEARS! And here is another chance for TPG Pro Members to see their work in On Makeup Magazine, the Spring 2018 issue! Not a member yet? Join today and access this opportunity. March 5, 2018 is the deadline to submit your work for consideration in this issue. All Submissions will be reviewed by The Powder Group/On Makeup Magazine production team and member story will be chosen to be included in the Spring 2018 issue.
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  • Submissions of four to five pages for beauty or creative makeup stories will be accepted. Story submissions must be complete, retouched and have both photographer and model rights-of-publication signed off on before submission.
  • Only stories that include between four and five pages will be considered.Only beauty or creative makeup focused stories will be considered. Photographer contact information and permission to publish must be included with entry. On Makeup Magazine may edit the story to no fewer than three images.

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Kat Von D’s iconic Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick just got an upgrade, with 40 new coveted reformulated shades. The new collection features a higher pigment formula that delivers a rich luxurious weightless texture, and color payoff and is 100% vegan. Kat’s goal was to create the perfect lipstick that is romantic yet edgy, and classy yet sexy in unbelievable colors.

The 40 shade range lipsticks comes in three finishes, Stain Matte, Glimmer and Metallic and not only features some timeless resurrected best-sellers, and hues from Kat’s Everlasting Liquid Lipstick Collection, but also the new White Out, an artistry inspired opaque white shade that can be used as a base or mix with other shades to customize lip creations for all your clients needs. Studded Kiss offers a full spectrum from nudes to bright bold pops of color for all skin tones.  “The newly reformulated Studded Kiss Creme Lipsticks are truly unlike any lipsticks out there. They are the longest-lasting lipsticks with the most insane color payoff. From the perfect nudes for any skin tone, classic reds, all the way to those weirdo-pops and Everlasting Liquid Lipstick shade faves – we have any color your heart desires!” said Tara Buenrostro, Kat Von D Beauty Artistry Collective Artist.

Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick, $19 is available now online at and January 26 at all Sephora stores. #STUDDEDKISS


MAC does it again with it’s limited release collection inspired by the stunning artist/Spanish actress Rossy de Palma. de Palma is described by many as a “Picasso painting come to life,” she is an uninhibited, creative soul, the original muse in the Spanish art, fashion and cinema world. This collection captures de Palma’s essence in a 22 piece line, all housed in Cubist inspired packaging featuring the glamour of Rossy’s eyes, lips and nose.

The artsy collection includes both lipstick and gloss options with shades like Frenesi, a red bright fuchsia or Plum Bite, a deep plum. Rounding off the collection are also two eye shadow palettes, cream colour base duos, two blushes, finishing powders and body glitters.  The Picasso-esque collection drops on October 5, 2017 and will be available online and in stores until November 16, 2017. #MACRossydePalma