Get Rihanna’s Grammy Makeup!

Hello! I am so excited to share my first tutorial, Rihanna's 2013 Grammy Makeup,  with you featured on It is a beautiful, classic vintage red lip look.  It's also similar to the look that Priyanka Chopra sported at the Anokhi Awards. Priyanka's was the dramatic version! Let me know if you have any questions! XOXO, Shobana … [Read more...]

Amplified Soul Featured in Wedluxe Winter Spring 2012, Viceroy Girl and Da Vinci Dame Looks

It's that time of year when the snow starts falling, lights go up and the Winter/Spring edition of WedLuxe comes out! We were honored to take part in 2 inspirational spreads featured: Da Vinci Renaissance, Pg.98 and Reflections of the Viceroy, Pg.84. Grab your copy to take a peak. In the meantime here are some behind the scene beauty shots: Viceroy Girl Inspired by the Viceroy Santa Monica Boutique Hotel, the makeup and hair direction was soft and pretty with a … [Read more...]

Doing the Dew, Part 1

When I ask brides to describe their ideal bridal look, the majority will include the phrase, ' dewy,' preferably like J.Lo.  And why not? She's known for her dewy skin, bronze glow and nude lips. Super sexy! She's also known for the arsenal she travels with, her glam squad, to maintain that perfect J.Lo. glow. Without a glam squad on hand, dewy can turn into shiny disco ball real quick, especially on your wedding day.  Be aware that you'll be under lots of light, … [Read more...]