Keep it Simple with Red Lips

December 20, 2010

Check out this fun pic of Elle Johnson that I took earlier this year!

Ellen Johnson is an amazing TV writer who is currently working on The Glades and other cool upcoming shows. I had the pleasure of meeting her while I was working on the TV show, Saving Grace. Elle decided that it was time for her to update her publicity pictures…so that’s exactly what we did!

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TEMPTU PRO makeup artist Ralph Siciliano in On Makeup Magazine

December 16, 2010

TEMPTU PRO makeup artist Ralph Siciliano has brought some extra sparkle to the Fall 2010 issue of On Makeup Magazine. In this editorial, Ralph brings the sparkle and shine of red and gold holiday ornaments onto the eyes.  This look is so stunning we garuntee you’ll be running to your makeup kit to recreate it for yourself!

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Q & A with Bella Circo makeup artist Jessica deBen

December 7, 2010

Jessica deBen has been doing makeup for over 10 years in the US (Los Angeles and New Orleans) and abroad (Vietnam and the Philippines).  Jessica’s makeup has been seen everywhere from feature films, commercials, music videos, fashion shoots to actors headshots.  Most recently Jessica was the lead makeup artist for Bella Circo’s Oceania show.  Laura Reynolds, from our TEMPTU PRO LA team, took some time to sit down with Jessica and discuss her inspiration behind the dynamic looks she created for Oceania.

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TEMPTU PRO Exclusive Interview with Body Artist William Lemon III

December 1, 2010

Most makeup artists consider a model’s skin their canvas, but William Lemon III takes the idea more literally.  Best known for his “skin printing” technique, William Lemon’s body art has graced the skin of Marc Jacobs, Chloë Sevigny, and now Emanuela de Paulo.  Excited to work with and learn from such a visionary in the world of body art, Ava Scanlan, of TEMPTU PRO,  jumped at the chance to sit down with Lemon and learn more about his influences, techniques,  and upcoming projects.

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TEMPTU PRO Artist Spotlight: Cory Bishop Part 2

November 25, 2010

TEMPTU PRO presents, as part of our Artist Showcase, a collection of our favorite work by Cory Bishop, makeup artist.

TEMPTU PRO Artist Spotlight: Cory Bishop

November 23, 2010

Today we are shining our Artist Spotlight on TEMPTU PRO Makeup Artist, Cory Bishop.  Being one of the youngest makeup artists on the TEMPTU PRO team has in no way slowed Cory down.  Cory very quickly moved from freelance artist to TEMPTU PRO’s Intro Class Instructor, at our New York location.  If you plan on attending our Intro Airbrush Training Course, you can expect to see Cory there to help usher you into the world of airbrush makeup.   Watch and find out how Cory began his career in makeup, as well has his go-to beauty products for any and every event.

To see more of Cory’s work click here.

TEMPTU PRO Artist Spotlight: Jeani Chin Part 2

November 12, 2010

What Artist Spotlight would be complete without a showcase of said artist’s work?  TEMPTU PRO presents, as part of our very first Artist Showcase, the collected works of Jenai Chin, body artist.

If there is a makeup, special f/x, or body artist that you think we should shine our Artist Spotlight on, let us know! Email us at