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It is essential that a bride feels beautiful. My intention is to create the look she wants – fresh-faced, glowing, elegant, bohemian, romantic, sultry, exotic, or vintage – making her vision a reality.
Many brides contact me who would like to learn how to do their own makeup for their wedding day. Here are some quick and easy steps for perfect Bridal Makeup:
For the second year in a row, Elise Brill of Leesi B. Cosmetics wins the Best Makeup Artist award from Make it Better. Brill is in high demand with more than 1,000 brides singing her praises.
Rachel Geller describes her courtship with Max Kaplan as serendipitous. The pair went on their first date in February 2012, but — call it timing — they didn’t hit it off. Still, for the next year, they kept cro
Elise Brill of Leesi B Cosmetics (a MIB Best Of 2015 winner) stumbled on a new use for her Leesi B Vibran C Lip Treatment when she forgot to pack her eye cream for vacation. “I swiped it under my eyes, and in a
Elise Brill of Leesi B. Cosmetics shows how to use bronzer on all ages in this video clip from WGN style files.
“My favorite makeup product right now is the Ink Eye Liner from Leesi B Cosmetics. This highly pigmented liquid liner is incredibly easy to use with its felt-tip applicator for a precise line that perfectly def
Today’s chalk and sparkle themed wedding inspiration shoot is just overflowing with gorgeous, twinkling details. Shot beautifully by both Caili Helsper and Tuan H. Bui Photography. Leesi B. Makeup
Beautiful spring bridal images organized and designed by Heartily Wed, Fab Flora Flowers, First look dresses by Jenny Yoo, Erin Gallaghar Jewlery, Leesi B Cosmetics, Lil Epic Event Design, Black Dog Gelato...
We have gathered some fantastic tips and tricks from leading beauty experts to help your inner glow shine through on the happiest day of your life!
Your wedding is one of the most-photographed days of your life. Look your best in all those pictures by avoiding these common makeup mishaps.
Clients of Elise Brill, a makeup artist for 24 years, finds that tranquility of her private makeup studio (adjoining her home in Northbrook) adds to a positive makeup experience.
It's a job requirement for these local beauty mavens to try every product under the sun and unearth ones that'll make a bride look and feel beyond gorgeous. Check out their day-of-picks.
See beautiful images of Theresa and Dane's wedding at the Union League Club of Chicago on June 7, 2013. Leesi B Makeup. Stems Chicago, Blaine Siesser Photography, Golden Girl Chicago, Underwater People, Rohner
Glittery heels, a (beautiful) blushing bride, a breathtaking ballroom reception – this stunning soiree captured by Olivia Leigh Photographie is what a wedding blogger’s dreams are made of. Leesi B. Makeup.
Jessica Schwartz and Andrew Morris are an example of a blind date gone right. Set up by a mutual friend, the Chicago-raised Schwartz had lived in Los Angeles for a year before meeting Morris, an L.A. resident f
As soon as I laid my wedding loving eyes on these gorgeous images, I knew this was going to be the perfect way to kick off another week here at SMP Illinois. You know a wedding is beyond gorgeous when you wish
See beautiful images of Stephanie and Jeff's wedding at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, Chicago. Leesi B Makeup, Ines Di Santo, Alliance Bakery, Vera Wang, Rojo Foto//Design, The Orchestra 23, Great Event