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
“Watching ‘The Basics of Beauty’ DVD encourages women to realize how a simple dab of concealer can change the shape of the eye, to understand how a well-defined brow opens and lifts the eye, to grasp why lip liner and lipstick blend to make an effortless-looking, sexy lip statement. ‘The Basics of Beauty’ makes you want to pick up a product (or two, or three) and learn, play and enjoy makeup,” gushes Fine.