Sam Fine, legendary makeup artist to Vanessa Williams, Queen Latifah, Tyra Banks and Iman, launched his debut instructional DVD with help of close friends and longtime clients at the Warren-Tricomi Salon at the Plaza. ESSENCE.com attended this star studded beauty bomb event. Get the scoop on how one man is empowering women of color through makeup artistry. By Qianna Smith
“The ABC’s of beauty are simple: Groomed eyebrows/removing any unwanted facial hair, foundation or powder to perfect the canvas, bronzer to add luminosity, mascara to bring definition to the eyes and lip liner and lipstick or gloss to add a supple texture and color to the lips. These products are the basics in which to build a simple, glamorous look,” explains Fine, pictured here with runway model star Arlenis Sosa.