Malie in Serge Lutens

Malie, Serge Lutens, Beauty Is Boring, Robin Black

Big Shot Polaroid outtake of Malie in a look using all Serge Lutens with hair by Sheridan Ward.

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Instamax with Malie

A few behind the scenes snapshots featuring Malie with hair by Sheridan Ward.

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BTS with Bobbi Brown

Bobbi Brown, Beauty Is Boring, Robin Black, Shae Butters


A fun outtake from our recent Bobbi Brown collaboration! Model Shae Butters (who literally has skin like butter!) looked so great in this natural look that I couldn’t resist snapping a few extra shots before adding the more dramatic makeup. Click here to see the official post!

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Happy Halloween!

ade Isobel May-Lou, Beauty Is Boring, Bride of Frankenstein, Halloween 2017


Another shot from our Bride of Frankenstein shoot earlier this week! Featuring Jade Isobel May-Lou in hair by Sheridan Ward and amazing costume by Oscar Olima.

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Take it off… Sophie Koella

Sophie Koella, Beauty Is Boring, Robin Black, Calvin Klein Sophie Koella, Beauty Is Boring, Robin Black, Calvin Klein Sophie Koella, Beauty Is Boring, Robin Black, Calvin Klein


Taking it off is sometimes even more fun than putting it on… these were snapped after a L’oreal Paris shoot last year with the gorgeous Sophie Koella.  Sophie is brilliant on both sides of the lens, check her Instagram for a sample of her photography work.  Hair by Bobby Eliot, hoodie by Calvin Klein.

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YouCam Makeup App

YouCam Makeup App, Beauty Is Boring, Halloween 2017

How cool is this… just click here to visit the YouCam Makeup App and you can digitally try on this Halloween look! It’s based on a “doll face” costume I created for Teen Vogue last year.

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Staz in Pink

Staz Lindes, Robin Black, Outtakes, PinkI’m re-organizing the Beauty Is Boring studio this week and finding tons of old Polaroids, including this makeup test on Staz Lindes – musician, model and muse.  Can’t remember exactly when we shot this but it’s a really 80’s look… so 80’s that evidently I didn’t even blend the blush. Ha!

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MatteTrance… Meng Meng

Meng Meng, Pat McGrath, MatteTrance, Robin Black, Beauty Is Boring
Testing the Pat Mcgrath MatteTrance Lipstick in Obsessed on the stunning Meng!  The eyes are Tom Ford Cream and Power Eye Color in Adonis.

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In the yard… Ella Flood


Ella Flood, Robin Black, Beauty Is Boring, LemonheadLA


When you snap a photo after the shoot with your iPhone and realize that Ella Flood is giving young Kim Basinger vibes plus LemonheadLA Spacepaste is glittery chartreuse goodness in the late afternoon sunlight…

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IN the studio with Brooke Candy…

Brooke Candy, Beauty Is Boring, Robin Black, NARS PowermatteCelebrating Brooke Candy’s birthday today in the Beauty Is Boring studio!  It was the perfect opportunity to play with yet another new shade of the NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment – a bright fuchsia color called Give It Up.

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