February 1, 2011

"That's why her hair is so big, it's full of secrets" - Mean Girls

I wanted to scare old man winter silly with the brightest colour on my lips and amazon jungle hair for the latest Not A Model photo shoot with Stefania. 

Beauty shoots are intimidating because they primarily focus on the face. Let's get serious here, who wants their face to be the focus of anything? If I can hide behind wild props, piles of clothing or large accessories I will. Give me a baby, a puppy or a large cake and I'm happy to pose.

I stopped by the Hermann and Audrey studio after a long day of work and tried to salvage my computer screen tired eyes and frazzled mind. I brushed my curls out dry (all the curly hair girls out there know what this does to your hair) and chose a soundtrack while Stef set up.  My tunes consisted of Robyn, J.Cole, Kanye, Rihanna...anything upbeat that would loosen me up. This time, the creative direction was a little more serious. Stefania was certain of one thing, "This time I don't want cute from you!" she said. 

For the first time in a long time, I wasn't thinking about my commute or the fact that I'd just worked over 9 hours. I just goofed around with one of my best friends and laughed until it literally hurt. So without any further delay, here is my face. It's going to be with me for awhile, I might as well get used to it.

Credit: Stefania Sgams & check out her new photography website here. xo


  1. Oh man, the dry brush to the curls!! I feel ya on that one. I love it though, you're such a beaut! Keep the posts coming, more, more more!

  2. Gorgeous! I like the nude lips shots the best! Your hair is too good for words!

  3. Hot! Love these pictures you look amazing!

  4. Beautiful shots! I love that lipstick shade on you.

  5. Thanks for the kind words everyone! It's all Stef!

  6. Sure are a pretty one!