By eVaDiVa

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Looking for great make-up tips? Want to wear make-up but just don’t know how? You have a dark skin complexion and do not know what foundation is the best for you? Ladies, this blog is made for you!!!

I am truly passionate by the beautiful world of BEAUTY…going from skincare to makeup and everything that just strives to enhance our natural beauty. I have been a certified and licensed make-up artist for 6 years and although I do not practice it for a living, I truly live trhough it every day. I am also available for makeup for weddings and special occasions…so feel free to contact me!

I am also welcoming all your comments and suggestions…hope this is going to be a fun journey…

eVaDiVa

Disclaimer: Most images with models wearing makeup represent my own makeup work.


48 Responses to “About eVaDiVa…”


  1. 1 Rhe
    Friday, February 1, 2008 at 4:21 pm

    Good Job girl! U rule!
    but looks like a full time job for lazy asses like me who don’t wear
    make up everyday…. Any advices????
    Bisous!

  2. 2 eVaDiVa
    Friday, February 1, 2008 at 4:34 pm

    Oh I have plenty of advices and that’s what this site is for…btw, are you eyebrows waxed? lol
    that’s my advice # 1!

  3. Friday, February 1, 2008 at 5:39 pm

    This sounds promising for those, like me, who buy make up stuff everyday, and just don’t know how to use them! It’s a shame! I’ve had products for 2 years without even opening them…
    Anyways, looking forward to those tips!
    Good job so far…

  4. 4 Sabria M.
    Friday, February 1, 2008 at 5:46 pm

    eVaDiva, this is true Fabulousity at it’s BEST!!!! I love it! I’ve already printed out your Favorites List, Skin Care 101, and the Gotta Have It blogs, I’m headed to the stores. And I adore the M.A.C. Mineralized skin powder, it works wonders! This is a great guide for everyday make-up users like me. I especially appreciate what you shared in the Skin Care 101, this is right on time…
    I am eager to know, what’s your take on applying vitamins to the skin? I’ve heard that applying vitamin gel capsules (like vitamin E capsules you can buy out of the store) to your skin is good for it, what do you say?

  5. 5 Cesss
    Friday, February 1, 2008 at 6:05 pm

    To proud of you baby girl.Definitely,i recommend the 3 steps of clinic.everybody told me that i have a beautiful skin and i confirm!!!

  6. 6 Vitoriana
    Friday, February 1, 2008 at 8:27 pm

    WOw, what a cool idea and website, and who better to give makeup advice than the Eva Guru :)!!! My eyebrows need some threading 🙂
    miss ya
    Vito

  7. 7 eVaDiVa
    Friday, February 1, 2008 at 10:24 pm

    Tks for ur comments girls! Sabria, I will make a post on skin and vitamins!

  8. 8 cynthus
    Saturday, February 2, 2008 at 12:28 am

    Eva…U doing it up!! U should start charging for ur advices…

  9. 9 V
    Saturday, February 2, 2008 at 12:37 am

    Amazing Diva. This is the first step of SITOE Incorporated (Paris New York Tokyo) You are the best
    Love always

    V.

  10. 10 Aminata
    Saturday, February 2, 2008 at 4:40 pm

    Wow!!!kel chef d’oeuvr, je te felicite et t’encourage vraiment pr ke tu t’y mettes a fond.
    sinon, j’aimerai savoir si la gamme clarins ou clinique peut s’utiliser pour les types de peaux noires like me.Tks

  11. Saturday, February 2, 2008 at 4:46 pm

    Wow!!! kel chef d’oeuvr! je te felicite et t’encourage vraiment sur ce ke t entrain de faire ,un reel plasir a voir.
    sinon j’aimerai savoir si la gamme clarins ou clinique peut s’utiliser pour les types de peaux noires like me. tks

  12. 12 dona
    Saturday, February 2, 2008 at 5:43 pm

    what’s best to use to get rid of those dark spots, particularly around the chin and neck area? Unfortunately they have beent here for years and they need to go!!!!!!!!!!!!

  13. 13 A.
    Saturday, February 2, 2008 at 9:07 pm

    I am looking forward to reading your tips/suggestions/comments.
    Is there a way to subscribe to the blog?
    Can you also tell us what are your favorite eyeshadows, especially color.
    i am guilty of wearing browns, golds, browns and more golds..
    Merci 🙂

  14. 14 eVaDiVa
    Sunday, February 3, 2008 at 12:23 am

    To Aminta: Yes you can sure use Clinique and Clarins. They are actually my 2 fav skincare line. Check the skincare category for more information on their best products.

    To Dona: To get rid of your dark spot, the best product that I know is from MURAD and is called Post-Acne ligthening gel. Be careful not to over use it as it contains Hydroquinone which is a skin lightner. MURAD is available at Sephora

    To A: Yes you can suscribe to the blog!!! It is actually better to sucribe so I can contact you directly everytime something is new. You will just have to suscribe to http://www.wordpress.com and everytime you will leave a comment, you will be automatically logged-in. I will also add you to my email contact list so I can send you updates on the blog. I will also write a post on my fav eyeshadows weekly as I know I have so many!!!

  15. 15 tou
    Sunday, February 3, 2008 at 1:30 pm

    my skin is black so i dont know whick kind of powder to use what kind of make up
    and my skin is oily and many pores i think

  16. 16 Vanessa
    Monday, February 4, 2008 at 4:29 am

    EvaBaby…
    Next thing we know, you will be called my makeup sessions in Hollywood.
    So proud of you!!!! Keep it up and trust that the best is yet to come.
    Bisous

  17. 17 Roselynd
    Monday, February 4, 2008 at 5:56 pm

    Hey hey that is my sister and I am so proud of her! I am her number one fan, she loves make up and I did not even know how to apply a lipstick on me this is how bad I was. Now people who knows me can testify I am just a pro in make up. I learnt everything from her and everytime I go out my friends still think that Eva did my make up. And I am so proud to say that I completely graduated with a A from her school and do even have some good tips!
    Keep it up girl, i am so so so so soo proud of you!

  18. 18 sona S
    Monday, February 4, 2008 at 11:29 pm

    If Sona knows how to apply makeup on her face today it’s definitely because of Eva.she got styles,loves make up and know how to make you look beautiful.
    I am so proud of you lady.have nothing but love for you.
    keep it up Diva.you’ll be successful for sure.

  19. 19 Gaelle
    Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 7:41 am

    Wow! very impressive, but then again, not surprising, everybody knows u got skills. Soon, you will not have time for us, you’ll be too busy dealing with artists, actresses and models…! nice job, really. These tips are very helpful. Bisous!

  20. 20 Piena Fatim
    Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 9:12 am

    Good job girl!!! It’s very important for one to live his/her passion to its fullest extent and I congratulate you for that. So keep up the good work and I sure will be needing a lot of advice from you. Because I must that if my girl Rosy is able to apply makeup so beautifully the way she does these days, then you must be as genious a teacher, as you are a makeup artist…lol
    XoXo

  21. 21 eVaDiVa
    Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 10:07 am

    Thank u to all my sisters! Will make sure that you become pros like Ms. Laubhouet ;o)
    XoXo

  22. 22 toulaye
    Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 5:40 pm

    Hi! Rozy told me about your blog and your work is just AMAZING! j’esperes juste que tu nous ouvriras un salon special make up a Dk!

  23. 23 Malicka
    Wednesday, February 6, 2008 at 1:48 am

    Two thumbs WAY UP for your blog. This is great and I am learning so much. This really is an art and I have to say You are a PRO! I am still curious as to how you mix all these eyeshadow colors to have this type of finish, that is the hardest part in my opinion…..HOW TO APPLY eyeshadows? A specific type of brush? which one? Thanks for your advice and many thanks for this blog. Muuuaaah!

  24. 24 Kiné
    Wednesday, February 6, 2008 at 12:32 pm

    Salut Eva ! Felicitations pour ce blog !!! T’es vraiment douée pour ce que tu fais, je te souhaite le meilleur. J’en apprends pas mal, sur le mascara, les pinceaux, j’espere que je serais bientot aussi pro que ma copine. Merci pour tous les conseils, j’en avais vraiment besoin.
    Biz !

  25. 25 eVaDiVa
    Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 12:08 am

    Malicka, I wrote a post on Brushes, check under the “Makeup” category on Feb 5th.

  26. 26 Flo
    Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at 12:42 am

    Do you have a contact email address?

  27. 27 slidecut7
    Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at 11:26 am

    Thanks for stopping by my blog…. I am loving yours….. I want to cater to all the markets that the beauty industry virtually forgets about…. a.k.a. the non white, blonde hair blue eyed size double zeros! Love your work…. maybe one day we can collaborate!

  28. 28 tiff
    Saturday, April 5, 2008 at 2:18 pm

    To TOU:
    Im really into natural skin care. So i’d say wash ur face with black soap its gentle and tones the skin nicely.I leave it on until it dries then wash it off. Then apply hydrogen peroxide with a cotton ball, let it dry. Then apply aloe gel (i use jason naturals)to ur face.
    hope it helps.

  29. 29 Mimi
    Sunday, April 20, 2008 at 10:02 am

    Hi there,
    I just came across your blog, and spent the last 2 hours going through it. Well, needless to say that you are doing the damn thing in a beautiful manner. A true diva indeed blessed with pure talent. I’ll probably start reading your blog quite often, even though I doubt that it will help me improve my poor make-up skills in any way, shape, or form (believe me, I am hopeless and probably need extensive 1 on 1 classes). Congrats to you, and I hope that you will be blessed with everything you need to keep making the feminine gent a little more beautiful everyday. One more thing, u need to step away from Mr. Van Vicker (V V for me), “my future husband who just doesn’t know it yet”. I am not one to fight, but believe that I’ll cut a Diva!

  30. 30 Zaida
    Saturday, August 2, 2008 at 2:22 pm

    I was wondering if you knew some great schools in orange county cost mesa. I am looking to go to glammin have yo heard about it?

  31. 31 WHITNEY
    Sunday, August 17, 2008 at 7:22 pm

    omg u are my rolemodel!!!!
    im 17 yrs and im already working with photographers.
    i love your work! maybe one day in the future i can meet you

  32. Sunday, September 21, 2008 at 7:17 pm

    congrats lady still one of your friends and fan… great great job!!!! wishe we work together very soon…

  33. Saturday, September 27, 2008 at 5:26 pm

    WOW ! ur makeup artistry is soooo impressive.
    I really want to be a make-up arist,
    and advice or tips on how to acieve this goal.
    ur advice wud be greatly appreciated.
    thanx in advance.

  34. Sunday, October 12, 2008 at 7:28 pm

    you are a wonderful artist Eva!

  35. 35 Aylin
    Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 6:12 am

    WOW you are so good you
    YOU got talentt!!! if only you were in Australia
    keep up with the good work
    You Go GIRL 😀

  36. 36 marion
    Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 10:24 am

    EVA j’adore ce que tu fais et j’adorerai le faire comme tu le fais.Je suis dingue de beau makillage et je prends des cours maintenant avec toi.Bisous et A suivre ce cera une tres belle histoire j’en suis convaincue.

  37. 37 Diane G K
    Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 11:55 am

    Miss

    Would like to know if we could organize a “make up ” get together kinda tea-cookies party where you will show us some simple tips… I know so many of my friends that cant wait for this !!! Let me know !!! I can rent u my place lol.

  38. 38 Juliette Ba
    Friday, January 23, 2009 at 6:30 pm

    Puce, c’est AMAZIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIING !!!! l faut absolument que les milliers de dakaroises sans make up tips soient secourues Help waye !!! Quand viens tu ouvrir un center ? Je t’encourage du fond du coeur. Blessings !!

  39. 39 Tijuana
    Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 11:29 pm

    hi my name is tijuana i do have Bad skin discoloration and Acne i am not to good doing makeup at all sometimes my aunt do my make-up for me because this is my First Time using make-up now the brand i do use is fashion fair it’s ok and i do have brown skin. do mac have anything for brown skin. and do u have Any advices for me about skin discoloration and how to put on makeup!

  40. 40 Michelle
    Saturday, February 14, 2009 at 11:29 am

    i love this website
    keep it up

  41. 41 Anita
    Sunday, March 8, 2009 at 1:57 pm

    Salut Eva, on m’a conseillé ton blog parceque je m’interesse beaucoup au maquillage, pourrai tu me conseiller des écoles près de Washington, quelle école as tu fais ? je suis Ivorienne et mon frère habite labas. Merci d’avance.

  42. 42 Cynthia Lumzy
    Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 2:24 pm

    first of all me just say your work is BEAUTIFUL im a hair stylist in IL and i wanted to know what color of eyeshadows did u use on the 3rd &4th photo of u on your “looks” page i live the silver and the purple colors i would like to try them on myself im a little darker i wear fashion fair stick in pure brown can u please tell me the colors and were to put the colors like lid etc.. also if u could recommend any other shadow colors thanks cynthia…..

  43. Sunday, May 17, 2009 at 9:59 pm

    Do you know any good makeup artists in Houston, TX? Please email me back. Thanks!!

  44. Thursday, June 11, 2009 at 1:05 pm

    Hey Ms. evaDiva,
    I am an aspiring freelance makeup artist. What tips or information can you share with me about making myself known and putting the word out there about myself. I have a couple of ads posted on Myspace and Craigslist. I am also building my portfolio by giving my girlfriends (who don’t wear makeup) makeovers. I am very passionate about it and confident in my skills. I think I just need a bit more direction in how to get started and advertising for myself.

    I love all of your looks! You do FABULOUS work.
    Thank you for you time!

  45. 45 Shantell
    Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at 5:55 pm

    I am looking to get the look that Nia Long has (you have a pic of her on your blog). Will please share with us the products that you would use to capture her look? Thx

  46. Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 1:42 pm

    hi!.. interessant post. I post here because you perhaps can to help me. I know, it’s not the exactly exactly area to post but … I want to have a 100percent free hosting service that is ok to accept Javascript and Ajax. Have you a reputable link , at the best a trusted free hosting list or something like that… etc… for what I search ? and… Have you links to give me for free no ads hosting ?? How have you built your blog ? See you

  47. 47 melonie
    Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 8:28 pm

    hi, do u have a youtube channel?

  48. Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 7:37 pm

    Hi Evadiva!

    You do AWESOME makeup. I loved looking at your portfolio as I am a makeup artist myself. I would like to invite you to try Exact Match Minerals. We feel like we have made the absolute BEST mineral, organic makeup for ethnic skin tones and we want to share it with you. Our colors are not muddy or ashy and women of color LOVE our makeup! It’s formulated to match the rich undertones of women with ethnic and Asian skintones.

    We would love to send you a free sample kit of our products to try(email me your address)! We think you will be shocked at what a great match it is.Our makeup looks truly natural and will give great coverage at the same time. It’s not shiny either!

    We also have a $25 Starter kit that has a 14 day money back guarantee and comes with loads of products! Also, any people that get referred from your site can get a free eyeshadow(12.50 value) along with their starter kit by using the Promo coupon: Evadiva

    http://www.exactmatchminerals.com/products/Exact-Match-%2425-Starter-Kit-*limited-time-only.html

    We are a very small company-just me and my sister, but we have a product that is amazing.
    Please give us a chance.
    Thank You,
    Karmyn owner of exactmatchminerals.com


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