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Victoria's Secret Makeup Breakdown at the VIP Suite

Celebrity makeup artist, Nina Park glammed everyone at our VIP suite right
before the show. Nina has given us a complete breakdown on which product
to use so we can all recreate the look of the Angels!
1. Charlotte tilbury magic cream
2. By terry baume de rose lip balm
1. Laura Mercier natural radiance primer for glow within skin
2. Chanel vita lumiere foundation applied with fingers
3. YSL touché eclat in #2 and #3 blended with fingers under eyes, around nose and mouth
4. Set face first with Boscia blotting papers and puff to take out shine. Then with Laura Mercier secret brightening powder
1. Charlotte tilbury eyes to mesmerize in "Jean" all over lid all with finger and tear duct
2. Shiseido cream shadow in OR313 pressed into the center
3. Nars blonde shadow in crease with blending brush
4. Chanel le stylo waterproof eyeliner in espresso lined top waterline close to base and on lid. With a liner brush, smudged the liner up. Pressed Nars coconut grove eyeshadow onto the lash line
5. 3 trios false eyelashes to the outer 3rd of the eye and 2 individual shorts in between
1. Clinique hefty highlight was used on the brow bone, tops of cheek bones
2. Chanel cream bronzer used all over
3. Charlotte Tilbury bronze and sculpt to accentuate cheek bones
4. Kevyn Aucoin liquidfuschia cream blush on apples of cheeks
1. Charlotte Tilbury pillow talk lip liner all over lips 2. Nars Bimini lipgloss in center of lips  


The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show gets Beachwaved!

The Beachwaver Co. + Sarah had so much fun styling at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show last night!! The models looked amazing rocking their sexy glam beachwaves down the runway. Make sure to stay tuned on Instagram (@thebeachwaver and @sarahpotempa) to get more exclusive footage from the show!! The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show will air Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 10/9c on CBS. 




The Beachwaver : Official Hair Sponsor of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

The countdown is on! Only 6 more days until the Beachwaver heads to New York to style the VS Angels for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show! Be sure to follow @thebeachwaver and @sarahpotempa on Instagram and Beachwaver Co on Facebook for exclusive behind the scenes photos. And don’t forget to tune in for the 2015 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show on Tuesday, December 8, 10/9C, on CBS!


Braid Recap

Wow, we are almost at day 300 of #365daysofbraids! This week had some beautiful braids and included: a Double Crown Braid, a Fishtail Braid, Waterfall French Braids, Mohawk French Fishtail Braid joined into a Knotted Braid, A Fishtail Braid into a French Braid, Dutch Fishtail Braid into a Fishtail Braid Top Knot + a Half Up Fishtail Braid. Keep up with the excitement of all #365daysofbraids by following @sarahpotempa on Instagram!


Perfect Fall Accessory: Beachwaves!

Who says beachy waves are just for the summer? We think they're the perfect Fall accessory! Here are a few favorites from our Fall photoshoot. Time to bring out some cute scarves and get beachwaving!


Emily Blunt: Golden Heart Awards

As usual, Emily Blunt looked beautiful at last night's Golden Heart Awards in NYC! With fresh-faced makeup and dress by Michael Kors, Sarah completed the look with soft, relaxed waves. To give the illusion of shorter hair, she pulled the waves loosely into a low, knotted braid- simply stunning. 



This Week's Braid Recap

Time is flying, as we are already on day 288 of #365daysofbraids! This week had some gorgeous braids and included: a Double Waterfall Braid into a Loose Fishtail Braid, a thick Dutch Five Strand Braid, a Topsy Turvy into a Pancaked Fishtail Braid, Relaxed Five Strand Braid, A French Five Strand Braid into a Three Strand Braid, Mini Braids and Beachwaves + Pancaked French Side Braid. Keep up with the excitement of all 365 days by following @sarahpotempa on Instagram!