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What makes your brush line distinctive? After trying to have them made domestically for 56 | | Winter 2014 jenny patinkin photo by jason RikeR Lake Effect | beauty brush up new services Blown Away On the cusp of its one-year anniversary in February, bloOuts blow Dry bar , opened by Vivian Arpino, former lead hairstylist for The Oprah Winfrey Show , has earned some bragging rights. Omarosa Manigault, from NBC’s The Apprentice , recently drove all the way from a stay in Rosemont to Highland Park after learning about BloOuts’ reputation on Yelp. The salon also just introduced Living Proof, Jennifer Aniston’s hair-care line, as well as cut, color and keratin treatments (the best ever, we can attest) on Mondays and Tuesdays because their regular clients were demanding it. But Arpino and her team still specialize in amazing blowouts, and that won’t change anytime soon. 1872 Sheridan Road, Highland Park, 847.681.9180, bloouts.com –ED Tricks of Her Trade Makeup artist Jenny Patinkin ’s line of luxurious makeup brushes recently debuted at Barneys New York in Chicago (selling out in 36 hours), and will be introduced at a New Year, New You event at Cos Bar in Highland Park Jan. 11. We sat down with the Dollface Beauty School owner and celebrity makeup artist for AmazingCosmetics to find out her secrets to flawless makeup. –Elaine Doremus What motivated you to develop your own brush line, and what distinguishes it from other lines? Beauty queen Makeup master Jenny Patinkin with her Jenny Patinkin Makeup Brushes two years, I finally found Japanese artisans who can deliver the quality I want. They are made from the softest natural hairs that don’t absorb oils, lightly pick up the product and begin to blend as soon as they touch your skin, making application virtually foolproof. The 12 brushes in my line are all you need because there are so many options with each brush. You can use one product many different ways by applying it with different brushes, so you don’t need as many products. Can you share with us some of your go-to beauty products? prODuct spOtlight My brushes are an offshoot of my Lazy Perfection makeup method, which allows you to achieve beautiful results with minimal effort. I wasn’t personally happy with the application I was getting from brushes. I had stopped using powder blush for years, so my first goal was to develop a cream blush brush. Then I jumped in and developed a line that makes everything feel good, but is easy. The luxury is that you can be lazy because the brushes do the work. Tell us more about your Lazy Perfection method . Mane Line Ever have one of those mornings when your hair smells like the night before, and you simply don’t have the time for a wash and blow-dry? When former hairstylist and makeup artist Keeley Kossof became visually impaired following the birth of her son, her sense of smell increased dramatically. This inspired her to enlist the help of her father, Teddie Kossof of the North Shore’s very own Teddie Kossof SalonSpa, to create Mane Intentions ($12 per 2 oz. bottle), an odor neutralizing hair fragrance that refreshes hair. Seems like Keeley has earned the position as “hair” apparent to her talented father. maneintentions.com –Tricia Despres I like Tom Ford primer and foundation, Le Métier de Beauté creme blush, AmazingCosmetics concealer, Troy Surratt’s Beauty Pointillist mascara; lipsticks by Clé de Peau Beauté and Burberry. But it’s important to remember that everyone’s body chemistry is different and you need to find what works for you. How can someone learn your Lazy Perfection method? Lazy perfection is how I live my life. I take the path of least resistance with everything, which is what led me to develop this approach. I want to give women permission not to stress out about makeup. Most of us want to get out the door and get on with our lives, and we need to be kinder to ourselves. Lazy Perfection teaches you that you can use a little makeup strategically and have a big impact. This is also why I designed my brushes the way I did, because with one sweep of a brush, you have an eye. I have a ridiculously strong belief in the power of good brushes. At Dollface Beauty School, I offer personal makeup consultations. Clients bring in their beauty products, and we review, edit and purge current makeup products. Then I give them a personalized technical hands-on application instruction, new product recommendations, insider tips and a personalized face chart. Cos Bar, 662 Central Ave., Highland Park, 847.432.6249, jennypatinkin.com

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BRUSH UP

Tricks of Her Trade

Makeup artist Jenny Patinkin's line of luxurious makeup brushes recently debuted at Barneys New York in Chicago (selling out in 36 hours), and will be introduced at a New Year, New You event at Cos Bar in Highland Park Jan. 11. We sat down with the Dollface Beauty School owner and celebrity makeup artist for AmazingCosmetics to find out her secrets to flawless makeup. —Elaine Doremus

What motivated you to develop your own brush line, and what distinguishes it f r om other lines?

My brushes are an offshoot of my Lazy Perfection makeup method, which allows you to achieve beautiful results with minimal effort. I wasn't personally happy with the application I was getting from brushes. I had stopped using powder blush for years, so my first goal was to develop a cream blush brush. Then I jumped in and developed a line that makes everything feel good, but is easy. The luxury is that you can be lazy because the brushes do the work.

Tell us more about your Lazy Perfection method.

Lazy perfection is how I live my life. I take the path of least resistance with everything, which is what led me to develop this approach. I want to give women permission not to stress out about makeup. Most of us want to get out the door and get on with our lives, and we need to be kinder to ourselves. Lazy Perfection teaches you that you can use a little makeup strategically and have a big impact. This is also why I designed my brushes the way I did, because with one sweep of a brush, you have an eye. I have a ridiculously strong belief in the power of good brushes.

What makes your brush line distinctive?

After trying to have them made domestically for two years, I finally found Japanese artisans who can deliver the quality I want. They are made from the softest natural hairs that don't absorb oils, lightly pick up the product and begin to blend as soon as they touch your skin, making application virtually foolproof. The 12 brushes in my line are all you need because there are so many options with each brush. You can use one product many different ways by applying it with different brushes, so you don't need as many products.

Can you share with us some of your go-to beauty products?

I like Tom Ford primer and foundation, Le Metier de Beaute creme blush, AmazingCosmetics concealer, Troy Surratt's Beauty Pointillist mascara; lipsticks by Cle de Peau Beaute and Burberry. But it's important to remember that everyone's body chemistry is different and you need to find what works for you.

How can someone learn your Lazy Perfection method?

At Dollface Beauty School, I offer personal makeup consultations. Clients bring in their beauty products, and we review, edit and purge current makeup products.Then I give them a personalized technical hands-on application instruction, new product recommendations, insider tips and a personalized face chart.Cos Bar, 662 Central Ave., Highland Park,847. 432.6249, jennypatinkin. Com

NEW SERViCES

Blown Away

On the cusp of its one-year anniversary in February, BloOuts Blow Dry Bar, opened by Vivian Arpino, former lead hairstylist for The Oprah Winfrey Show, has earned some bragging rights.Omarosa Manigault, from NBC's The Apprentice, recently drove all the way from a stay in Rosemont to Highland Park after learning about BloOuts' reputation on Yelp. The salon also just introduced Living Proof, Jennifer Aniston's hair-care line, as well as cut, color and keratin treatments (the best ever, w e can attest) on Mondays and Tuesdays because their regular clients were demanding it. But Arpino and her team still specialize in amazing blowouts, and that won't change anytime soon. 1872 Sheridan Road, Highland Park,847. 681.9180, bloouts.com -ED

PRODUCT SPOTLiGHT

Mane Line

Ever have one of those mornings when your hair smells like the night before, and you simply don't have the time for a wash and blow-dry? When former hairstylist and makeup artist Keeley Kossof became visually impaired following the birth of her son, her sense of smell increased dramatically.This inspired her to enlist the help of her father, Teddie Kossof of the North Shore's very own Teddie Kossof SalonSpa, to create Mane Intentions ($12 per 2 oz. Bottle), an odor neutralizing hair fragrance that refreshes hair. Seems like Keeley has earned the position as "hair" apparent to her talented father.Maneintentions. Com —Tricia Despres

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