Makeovers in the Movies

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Makeovers in the Movies: Pretty Woman

There are makeover movies I love to love - and some I love to hate. Pretty Woman is definitely one I love to hate:...

Makeovers in the Movies: Working Girl

  Makeovers always hold the promise of a better life - new beginnings, being accepted into a better crowd, or finally measuring up. But what...

Makeovers in the Movies: Miss Congeniality

There's a special genre of movie makeover: the Tomboy Makeover. Smart, goofy, and somewhat grimy, the Tomboy has lived her early life free from the...

Makeovers in the Movies: The Skin I Live In (La Piel Que Habito)

As January ends, it's occurred to me that I haven't posted anything about makeovers. And since January is National Makeover Month (in the US...

Makeovers in the Movies: My Fair Lady

Every makeover holds some small promise of a new life - as we try a new hairstyle or outfit we might hope for renewed...

Makeovers in the Movies: Now, Voyager

Makeovers are so often dismissed as superficial - nothing more than a quick romp through some stores and a beauty salon. But quite often...

Makeovers in the Movies: Vertigo

Makeovers in the movies are so often about brightening up the place: prettifying a nerdy girl, replacing a boring wardrobe - even spicing up...

Makeovers in the Movies: Grease

There's nothing like the vicarious thrill we get when we see a makeover in a movie. In the blink of an eye, a made-over...

My Writing

Aroma M Atelier Visit with Maria McElroy & Alexis Karl

So often we think of creativity as a solitary endeavor - the artist toiling away in private, jealously guarding the secrets to her vision....

Makeovers in the Movies: My Fair Lady

Every makeover holds some small promise of a new life - as we try a new hairstyle or outfit we might hope for renewed...

Makeup as Ritual: Man as Art

We in the beauty business like to think of ourselves as modern - we try the newest products, seek the latest tricks, and read...