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  • Laguna Beach Photoshoot With Joey Giber

    This past weekend I worked with photographer Joey Giber on a shoot for Velvet 59 

    Joey was a pleasure to work with, he made us all feel extremely comfortable and his photos came out fantastic! Thank you to everyone who came and helped out!

    Give him a follow @joeygiber 

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  • TALENTED, MOTIVATED AND AMBITIOUS, SOUGHT-AFTER MAKEUP ARTIST MARIO DEDIVANOVIC BEGAN HIS BEAUTY CAREER AS A FRAGRANCE CONSULTANT. WHEN WOMEN MISTOOK HIM FOR A MAKEUP ARTIST AND ASKED FOR HIS HELP, HE NEVER HESITATED TO OFFER HIS OPINION AND APPLY THEIR MAKEUP FOR THEM. AFTER FALLING IN LOVE WITH THE WAY WOMEN WOULD LOOK IN THE MIRROR AND SMILE AT THEIR TRANSFORMATION, MARIO EMBARKED ON A CAREER IN THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY. ASSISTING THE TOP MAKEUP ARTISTS, MARIO HAD WORKED ON THE SETS OF MAJOR FASHION AND BEAUTY CAMPAIGNS ALONGSIDE THE INDUSTRY'S MOST INFLUENTIAL PHOTOGRAPHERS, MODELS AND DESIGNERS BY THE AGE OF 20. MARIO SCORED HIS FIRST NY AGENT BY THE AGE OF 21.

    THROUGH HIS ASSISTANT AND PERSONAL WORK MARIO GAINED A KNACK FOR CLASSIC TECHNIQUE AND A FAMILIARITY WITH PRODUCTS THAT HAS HELPED CEMENT HIS STATUS AS A MASTER MAKEUP ARTIST. RENOWNED FOR HIS ABILITY TO CREATE A FLAWLESS FACE, MARIO SPECIALIZES IN SUBTLE TRANSFORMATIONS, HELPING WOMEN DRAW OUT THE BEST VERSION OF THEIR NATURAL COMPLEXION AND FEATURES. HIS EMPHASIS ON BLENDING, SCULPTING AND HIGHLIGHTING HAS ESTABLISHED HIM AS A PERFECTIONIST, CAPABLE OF ACHIEVING PICTURE-PERFECT LOOKS. MARIO RELIES ON TRADITIONAL, TRIED-AND-TRUE TECHNIQUES TO ACHIEVE MODERN, FASHION-FORWARD RESULTS, CONSISTENTLY CREATING CLEAN, ICONIC LOOKS.

    AFTER A DECADE OF WORKING IN THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY, MARIO HAS SECURED A PLACE AMONG THE WORLD'S BEST AND MOST WELL-KNOWN MAKEUP ARTISTS. HE HAS COLLABORATED ON COUNTLESS EDITORIALS AND RED CARPET LOOKS FOR CELEBRITIES, ALL OF WHICH SHOWCASE THE SKILL, TALENT, PERSONALITY AND ATTENTION TO DETAIL THAT MARIO BRINGS TO EVERY TRANSFORMATION. MARIO DEDIVANOVIC'S CELEBRITY CLIENTELE INCLUDES JENNIFER LOPEZ, KATY PERRY, KIM KARDASHIAN, CHRISTINA AGUILERA, GABRIELLE UNION, NATASHA BEDINGFIELD, MICHELLE WILLIAMS, AND MANY OTHERS.

    MARIO'S WORK HAS GRACED THE PAGES OF COUNTLESS MAGAZINES INCLUDING BAZAAR, ELLE, GLAMOUR, TEEN VOGUE, L'UOMO VOGUE, ALLURE AND PEOPLE. IN ADDITION, MARIO IS OFTEN TAPPED FOR HIS MAKEUP EXPERTISE BY PUBLICATIONS LIKE SEVENTEEN, PEOPLE, GLAMOUR , OK!, US WEEKLY AND INSTYLE. IN ADDITION TO HIS IMMENSELY POPULAR BLOG,BLOG.MAKEUPBYMARIO.COM, MARIO ENGAGES WITH FANS VIA TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM. WITH A MILLION FOLLOWERS, HE IS AMONG THE MOST HIGHLY FOLLOWED MAKEUP ARTISTS IN THE WORLD. WHEN HE'S NOT TRAVELING, MARIO LIVES IN HIS HOMETOWNS OF NEW YORK CITY AND LOS ANGELES

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  • Rupert Simon Velvet 59 review

    Rupert Simon's review of Matte To The Max

    Rupert is the man who made the top stars look stunning on screen in movies such as The Titanic, Star Wars,Pride & Prejudice, The Young Victoria and the list goes on...

    "The Matte To The Max formula is something I've never seen before, it's amazing, once it's on it stays, does not move, bleed, fade in color.
    It has so many uses, kissing is always a problem on set, the lipstick smudges transfers onto the actor, then I have to clean the lipstick off both of them and re apply which takes time, with this formula liquid lipstick they can smooch as much as they like it's not going anywhere and the set is not held up.
    Also this lipstick is great for underwater, in water, when you have an actor in water the lipstick breaks down after a while, this lipstick doesn't move with cleanser, it's fantastic, be very protective of the formula others will try to copy it.
    This formula is a revolution in lipstick!!" - Rupert Simon 

     

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  • Check us out in the examiner!

    http://www.examiner.com/article/vintage-inspired-industry-newcomer-velvet-59-release-game-changing-cosmetics

     

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  • Addie Hamilton wears Velvet 59

    Addie Hamilton is a nineteen year old emmy-nominated singer/songwriter from Orange, California.  At 14 years old, Addie stumbled across her great grandmother's record player and fell in love with the timeless sounds of Peggy Lee, Benny Goodman, and Eartha Kitt. Her infatuation with 1930-60's jazz, swing, and R&B started as the staples of inspiration for her own sound.
    We fell in love with Addies classic vintage vibe! 
    Wearing our Velvet Rose Gloss In 'Hello Cat' and Matte To The Max in 'GiGi' ! 
     

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