Category Archives:Glamourous Makeup

Holly Fulger believes in redefining beauty so it works for you
Jan. 04.

Redefining What It Means To Be Beautiful

I want to start my “New Year New You” commitment by redefining beauty. Let’s face it……beauty is complex. There is so much more to beauty then just appearance.  It is so much deeper. Beauty is a reflection of who we are….it begins in our hearts and in our souls and is reflected outwardly. I believe that we intrinsically know this to be true, but all too often we get caught up in what others’ definition of beauty is.  The outside world — particularly the media — presents beauty in very simplistic terms. To our society at large, beauty is all about the physical. Physical attractiveness in our culture is very limited, especially for women. All you have to do is open any magazine, or turn on the television. With few exceptions, women who are presented as beautiful are thin, tall, have relatively perfect facial symmetry, and have spectacular bodies….which usually includes long legs and/or large (or perfect) breasts. A very small number of women actually meet these standards naturally. It’s no wonder many of us often feel less than ideal.

Ultimately, I believe it is up to each and every one of us to determine our own beauty and value.  Many of us never take the time to consider how and why we value ourselves; we base our self-esteem entirely on outside opinions. If we don’t meet the measure of beauty presented to us in the media, we must not be beautiful. So…..I want you to try something. I want you to begin every day by telling yourself that you are beautiful. Challenge yourself to consider your own beauty in new ways. Make “beauty” synonymous with “kindness” or “strength”. Find one thing about yourself each and every day that is beautiful….whether it’s your kindness or your strength…..your smile or your laugh….find one thing. This will help you to appreciate who you are and what you have to give. And, it will help you appreciate your fabulous, beautiful self. Always remember, you are the most beautiful version of you.

Holly Fulger believes in redefining beauty so it works for you

Thanks so much for reading! Please send us a comment. We would love to hear from you! Or, you can email me at corebeautyworkshop AT gmail DOT com. We want to be the ones to help you feel as beautiful and sexy as you deserve to feel! We are committed to you and your beauty. And we would LOVE to see you at a Core Beauty Workshop!! 

And remember, if a group class isn’t your style, you can always learn from us in a private setting.  Just email me, Holly, and we’ll talk about what’s best for you.   Email hollyfulger AT gmail DOT com  Or if you’re in Los Angeles, call 323.864.0608 to schedule an appointment.  See you soon!

 

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Holly Fulger is inspired by Jerry Hall
Dec. 26.

Who Is Your Inspiration For Your “New Year New You” Look? You can change your look – but will it lead to changing your life?

Okay….we’re on the countdown for 2012 . Are you looking at what you want to do differently? Are you beginning to visualize yourself next year and get a sense of who you want to be and what you want to project to the world?  I know I certainly am. As I take stock of where I am and where I want to be, I use a tool that works everytime…..inspiration. I look at who inspires me…who I can learn from and model myself after.

Holly Fulger is inspired by Jerry Hall

 

One of the woman I feel a kinship with in terms of style would be Jerry Hall. From the time I could get my hands on a Vogue magazine, Jerry Hall was always one of my favorite models. Her look was different then most. She had big features, she wasn’t Grace Kelly perfect….but she was stunning. I did a series with Renee Russo (another gorgeous woman) and I remember having dinner with her and asking her if she had ever worked with Jerry Hall. She had and described her as a real girls girl. She told me she could put outfits together with some of the most unconventional pieces of clothing (like inexpensive lingerie), and create a look that was amazing. I loved hearing that. I think Jerry Hall is a real original.

Look at her here. She is in her 50′s, beautiful, and sexier then she ever was. What woman wouldn’t want to be like her?

Who inspires you? Is it someone in the public eye? Perhaps an iconic beauty, like Audrey Hepburn? Or maybe you’re inspired by your mother’s style and presence. Role models are important. They give us context. Take some time and think about someone who can be your inspiration for your “New Year, New You”.

Thanks so much for reading! Please send us a comment. We would love to hear from you! Or, you can email me at corebeautyworkshop AT gmail DOT com. We want to be the ones to help you feel as beautiful and sexy as you deserve to feel! We are committed to you and your beauty. And we would LOVE to see you at a Core Beauty Workshop!! 

And remember, if a group class isn’t your style, you can always learn from us in a private setting.  Just email me, Holly, and we’ll talk about what’s best for you.   Email hollyfulger AT gmail DOT com  Or if you’re in Los Angeles, call 323.864.0608 to schedule an appointment.  See you soon!

 

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Holly Fulger, Natural Skin Care Products, Inner Beauty, Sexy Makeup, Arbonne Consultant
Nov. 06.

Sexy Makeup: Authentic Swagger

Sexy Makeup…think about it. How sexy are you or your makeup without the proper attitude…..or the right amount of swagger?? How sexy would Lauren Hutton be without her persona? How about Tilda Swinton? Helen Mirren? Confidence is sexy. Authenticity is sexy. Sexiness is in the swagger…the attitude….the  point of view of the individual.

How can authenticity and confidence trump big, luscious lips, and a slamming body? Being present, authentic and confident is irresistible. There is something so amazing about a woman who believes in herself, who knows she is capable of anything she puts her mind to. There is beauty and sexiness in the strength and determination of a woman who follows her own path. There is beauty and sexiness about a woman whose confidence comes from experiences. And there is beauty and sexiness in a woman’s authenticity.

So ask yourself: Am I listening to my inner voice? Am I following my path? Am I living authentically?  (more…)

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Holly Fulger, Natural Skin Care Products, Inner Beauty, Sexy Makeup, Arbonne Consultant
Oct. 25.

Luscious Lips are Important for Sexy Makeup

Sexy makeup and lips. Did you know that lips represent one of the most sensual aspects of a woman’s body? According to a study, a woman’s lips are the most attractive part of her body, especially if she’s wearing red lipstick (yay for the red lipstick….my favorite!!).

Get this….scientist Dr. Geoff Beattie found that in the ten seconds after meeting a woman for the first time, the average man will spend more then half his time gazing at her mouth. If she’s applied lipstick, he’ll find it difficult to look away……pink holding his attention for 6.7 seconds, red keeping him fixated for 7.3 seconds. He also went on to say that even though full, red lips combined to deliver the perfect pout to achieve male fixation, women who simply wear lipstick, regardless of their lip type, secure significantly greater levels of attraction than those who do not.

So ladies….let’s practice our pouts.  Read on for a few of our special “Luscious Lips” techniques just for you!  (more…)

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Holly Fulger, Natural Skin Care Products, Inner Beauty, Sexy Makeup, Arbonne Consultant
Oct. 22.

Sexy Makeup Begins With the Skin ~ Skin Rejuvenation with Natural Skin Care Products

Sexy Makeup is great, and yet, I believe that skin rejuvenation is one of the most important parts to your overall beauty and your sexiness. Luckily, skin rejuvenation with natural skin care products is completely attainable.

If your skin isn’t in good shape, makeup can only do so much. It is imperative to start skin rejuvenation with healthy, beautiful skin. An excellent skin care regimen will be one of the best investments you can make.  And ladies…..don’t skimp on quality here. You need to get educated about skin care and begin reading labels. Natural skin care products get better results.  Always remember, you are what you absorb. In other words, what you put on your skin goes directly into your bloodstream. Start to understand that what’s in natural skin care products is really good for you…. because healthy is sexy too!

The Core Beauty Workshop uses only Arbonne products. Arbonne products are Vegan certified and (more…)

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Holly Fulger, Natural Skin Care Products, Inner Beauty, Sexy Makeup, Arbonne Consultant
Oct. 17.

Sexy Makeup: It’s All About the Eyes ~ Try This Sexy Eye Makeup

Sexy Makeup: I believe one of the most important elements to sexy makeup is the eyes. Seriously, what’s one of the first things you notice about a person when you first meet them? Their eyes. They communicate so much. The face may be the mirror of the mind, but the eyes confess the secrets of the heart.  Playing them up is a wise choice and, in my opinion, essential to a woman’s sexiness. You can do a Smokey Eye for maximum impact, or be subtle, with shadow and mascara. I love LOTS of mascara!!. Maybe that’s not so subtle, but I love the look.

For those of you over 40….here’s a little trick I do. Did you know that proper application of eyeliner and shadow can really make your eyes look younger?  The first thing you need to do is apply an eye shadow base. The base color is usually similar to your own skin color. I use Arbonne’s Vanilla Eye Shadow for my base coat. You place that all over your eye. Next, take a slightly darker color (I use Arbonne’s Suede Eye Shadow….it’s a FABULOUS color) and put that on the ball of the lid – not in the crease.  Now you take a third darker color (my absolute FAVORITE color in the world is Arbonne’s Chocolate Eye Shadow…..unbelievably beautiful!) and place that in the crease of your eye, to the outer edge….making a “lazy 7″ with it. This gives your eye a lift. Now…..to exaggerate your eye a bit, take a black or brown eye pencil. I use Arbonne’s Eye Pencil in Cocoa.  Line along the lash base with the eye pencil. Lastly, it’s mascara. Two coats is usually good……another coat before going out for the evening.

But remember…..all the makeup in the world won’t make you sexy without your attitude and your swagger. Makeup is all about accentuating what you’ve got.

I’d love to help you feel as sexy and beautiful as you deserve to feel! Please check out our upcoming Core Beauty Workshops.

Holly Fulger believes you deserve to feel beautiful

Leave your comments in the section below, or you can email me at corebeautyworkshop AT gmail DOT com.

Read more about the course “Sexy at Every Age” and let us help you bring your own sexy back.

 


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Holly Fulger teaches "Sexy at Every Age"
Oct. 07.

Are you choosing your sexiest makeup colors for your sexy makeup palette?

Sexy Makeup:  Do you know that your choice in makeup colors can make you sexier? It’s true!  How you express yourself in terms of color is essential to your overall sensual self expression.  And this is not about seasonal color analysis (remember when we would try to figure out if we were a Fall or a Winter??). This is about picking colors that help express your Core Beauty Values. Expressing your authentic self is one of the sexiest things you can do.  And…..you can enhance it with color.

Holly Fulger teaches "Sexy at Every Age"

Let me give you an example. I spent the majority of my 30’s and 40’s trying to convince everyone that I was younger then I really was. I was an actress. I was really good at playing the goofy, girlish friend. I did a series called “Anything But Love” for three years and I played Jamie Lee Curtis’s best friend, Robin. I think I am actually a little older then Jamie; if not older, then the same age. Everyone thought that I was the youngest in the cast. Of course I did nothing to dispel this. I loved that I was seen as “the young one”.  Being girlish embodies a lightness.

If girlishness has a color it would certainly be pink…or possibly lilac; nothing in the deeper more primary colors. Being a girl, you’re a color made from mixing two colors together. I loved being girlish, with that ephemeral quality.

But, as I got older, I found myself not fitting into this girlish persona quite so easily. For one thing, I was REALLY no longer a girl, and for another, as an actress, I could no longer play the goofy, girl next door. I was now playing a mom, an auntie, or an abused woman (believe me when I tell you that the roles for women over 40 and 50 are pretty lame. I do believe that things are changing a bit, however, the change is slow). I began looking at myself and at what I was presenting to the world. Who was I authentically?

I had recently started The Core Beauty Workshops, and I wanted people to take me seriously. In terms of my makeup, I decided to make bolder choices. I could go a little bit smokier with the smokey eye….possibly a little blacker and a bit more smudged. As an actress, your concern is always, “am I marketable?” I was tired of always worrying if I looked okay. I wanted to make a statement.  So…..I started to wear red lipstick. Yes, RED! A strong, primary color. Not pink. It changed my whole look! Red is a color a woman would wear. A sexy, authentic woman.

Which lip color makes you feel sexiest?
Which eye makeup look is your personal sexiest?

Leave your comments in the section below, or you can email me at corebeautyworkshop AT gmail DOT com.

Thanks for reading!  I’d love  to help you feel as beautiful and sexy as you deserve to feel!

Read more about the course “Sexy at Every Age” and let us help you bring your own sexy back.

 

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Natural Skin Care Products, Sexy Makeup
Oct. 02.

Feeling Sexy at Any Age ~ Sexy Makeup Helps Make it Happen

Sexy Makeup:  How many of us question our beauty? Our sexuality? Our ability to project our sensual wholeness to the world….both outwardly and inwardly? I know I question my beauty and sexuality all the time.

What if I told you it is possible to feel sexier on the inside first – and that feeling sexier on the inside will make your personal approach to sexy makeup easier, more fun and bring you a sexy makeup look that is uniquely YOURS?
Now THAT’s sexy. 

I am Holly Fulger and, along with Melissa McNamara, I founded
The Core Beauty Workshops.  If you’ve been reading our blog and our Facebook page, then you know – We help women discover their beauty from the inside out.

Since Melissa and I launched our business, we have been adding to our curriculum. My latest signature class/workshop is a

Holy Fulger teaches "Sexy at Every Age"

course that focuses on getting each woman in touch with her sexiest self, a day of education called “Sexy at Every Age”.  It is a class designed to zero in on your sensuality and bring it up to the surface so you can have some sexy fun at every age!

Through much research and evaluation, I have come up with a guideline called “The 9 Elements of Sensuality”.   These are elements that every woman needs in her life to break through those barriers that hold her back from her power as a viable, sexy woman. Believe me, unleashing your power in this way will change your life.

This blog post is the first in my series of blog posts on this subject, and I’d love to hear from you about this!

Here are a few of questions to ask yourself:

  • Do you feel sexy out there in the world?
  • Are you in touch with what it is that makes you feel that… or would make you feel sexy if you added it to your life?
  • At this time in your life, where do you go to learn how to create your sexy makeup looks?

Leave your personal answers in the comments section below, or if it makes you feel more comfortable, you can send them to me by email at corebeautyworkshop AT gmail DOT com.

Thanks for reading!  We want to be the ones to help you feel as beautiful and sexy as you deserve to feel!

Read more about the course “Sexy at Every Age” and let us help you bring your own sexy back.

 

 

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