Jouer Cosmetics Spring Sirens Shoot with Troy Jensen…A Photo Diary

Above: Jouer Spring Sirens shoot in action.

Last Thursday, I had the rare and distinct opportunity to be a part of the Jouer Cosmetics Spring Sirens 2014 shoot with celebrity makeup artist Troy Jensen.  This once-in-a-lifetime experience was replete with a glamorous 1960’s inspired Jouer makeover and professional photo shoot with the ebullient Troy and his team, as well as the chance to leave with a cadre of the most brilliant images ever.  

Kindly scroll on for all the details and a photo diary of the afternoon…
Above: The shoot took place at the sleek and modern Milk Studios in LA.
Above: Before the shoot…straight from work, minimal makeup ; ) 
Above: The vision board for the Spring Sirens shoot…some of the editors who participated embraced a red-lipped rocker vibe while others (like me!) embodied a homage to the neutral, ethereal 1960‘s.  My chic, backless, beaded dress was provided by For the Stars Fashion House.
Above: Visiting with Jouer Head of PR extraordinaire (and dear friend!), Meg Young.
Above: Laura and Meg literally glowing at Milk Studios.
Above: Troy had a vision that involved super straight hair.
Above: Getting my hair prepped by Morgan Parks from the Nine Zero One Salon,  Co-owned by Nikki Lee.
Above: Getting a requisite dose of bronzing from Troy’s assistants, Veronica Faith and Aliana Moss.  Jouer Founder, the gorgeous Christina Zibler, watching the process!
Above: Troy’s skill is palpable…he works with immense speed and precision.
Above: Snapping a shot of the progress.
Above: In the midst of total transformation!
Jouer products used for the complete look are as follows:

Above: When it came to my eyes, he lit up with inspiration and asked his assistant to bring him a flower with small petals…he then proceeded to handcraft the most fanciful eyelashes known to man!
Above: Getting a final touch up before shooting with Troy.
Above: Shot taken by my mom.
Above: Having the best time a girl could hope to have!
Above: Wind machine + stick straight hair + real flower petal lashes = a wildly enjoyable shoot.
Above: Looking at the images with Troy…he is so supportive, gracious and encouraging…his kindness is contagious!
Above: A selfie moment with Troy…he is an expert on locating the most flattering lighting ; )
Above: With the inspiring Christina Zilber…it is always a complete joy to be able to visit with her.
Above: With the lovely Meg Young, directly following the shoot.
Above: Once the shoot was finished, we worked with professional photo retoucher Felipe Menezes to select a favorite image…he then worked his magical editing skills to make it its very best.
Above: With my mom and blog assistant, Laura, who kindly documented much of the day with the images in this post.
Below: The Final Product

Bottom Line: Troy Jensen is a dream to work with and being adorned with a beauteous collection of Jouer products was the perfect way to spend a Thursday afternoon.  I am beyond honored to have been included in the Jouer Cosmetics Spring Sirens shoot; experiencing, first hand, the brilliance of so many talented professionals in a single studio left me awestruck and thankful.  

Jouer is an incredible independent cosmetics line and I highly recommend trying it if you haven’t thus far…some of my favorite products include:

I hope your week has been marvelous…I am currently at the RewardStyle Conference in Dallas and cannot wait to share my adventures in a post in the very near future.  Next up, a Hearst Castle Look of the Day post as well as my comprehensive review of the Cle de Peau Cream Foundation!


–The Beauty Professor

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Comments (30)

  • Unknown Reply

    What a nice opportunity and you look beautiful!

    April 25, 2014 at 6:06 am
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Thank you so much, Lily!!

      Take cara and have a brilliant weekend,

      –The Beauty Professor

      April 26, 2014 at 5:01 am
  • Unknown Reply

    You look absolutely stunning!! What an amazing experience.
    You advertise how wonderful the Jouer products are.
    I really need to try them out sooner rather than later.
    As always I have been enjoying your reviews and it is a pleasure to get a few quiet minutes to myself to read through your entries.
    I hope you had a great Easter.
    Take care and talk soon


    April 25, 2014 at 6:07 am
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Hello Julie,

      Thank you, my friend! It was such an honor to be included in the shoot. The Jouer line never disappoints and I highly recommend giving their products a whirl if you can ; )

      I am so glad that my blog gives you a bit of "beauty downtime!"

      My Easter was wonderful, thank you…I hope the same for you…love to you and your beautiful family!

      xoxo and talk soon,

      –The Beauty Professor

      April 26, 2014 at 5:00 am
  • Kath TheFabZilla Reply

    You are a real stunner!!! I love the hair, makeup, lashes, outfit, everything!

    April 25, 2014 at 6:31 am
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Hello dear Kath!!

      Thank you, girl…the look was definitely a team effort!!

      xx and have a fabulous weekend,

      –The Beauty Professor

      April 26, 2014 at 4:56 am
  • Dee Reply

    Beautiful and youthful as ever! 😉 Much love from Europe

    April 25, 2014 at 6:41 am
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Many thanks, Despina!

      xoxo from the USA ; )

      –The Beauty Professor

      April 26, 2014 at 4:55 am
  • Michelle Reply

    Omg ! You are so beautiful ! The pink eyelashes are so pretty ! So spring !
    The dress is TDF ! Love love love !

    April 25, 2014 at 1:46 pm
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Thank you for all of your generous compliments, Michelle…so appreciate them!


      –The Beauty Professor

      April 26, 2014 at 4:54 am
  • Shireen L. Platt Reply

    You look absolutely stunning and seems like a great fun day!

    April 25, 2014 at 2:36 pm
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Thank you, Shireen. It was a magnificent day!

      Have a wonderful weekend…xx,

      –The Beauty Professor

      April 26, 2014 at 4:54 am
  • Kainita Reply

    Hello dear B.P,

    What can I say…absolutely stunning and sophisticated! This appears to resonate with your general makeup philosophy and attitude towards uncomplicated routines which deliver maximum impact and prettiness! I adore this look and can only imagine how dreamy and wonderful it was to be pampered for this special shoot! I am thrilled for you and so happy that you got to experience such a wonderful day. The only thing missing was a shot with Jethro for extra cuteness:).

    Take care, Karen xxooo

    April 25, 2014 at 2:57 pm
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Hello Karen,

      Lovely to hear from you, my friend! I was so happy to have Troy craft a makeup look that coincides with my usual "nude" face…thanks for noticing the connection. Thank you for your support and kind words! I wish Jethro had been there as well ; )

      I hope all is well with you…have the loveliest of weekends!

      xx and talk soon,

      –The Beauty Professor

      April 26, 2014 at 4:53 am
  • Virginie Reply

    What a day!!! You look amazing, you are very lucky!!! Good for you!!! LOVE Troy Jensen!!! And those hairs!!!!!!

    April 25, 2014 at 7:26 pm
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Hello Virginie!

      Thank you…I felt so blessed to be a part of the shoot. Troy Jensen is such a delight to work with!


      –The Beauty Professor

      April 26, 2014 at 4:50 am
  • jamsusa Reply

    wow, what a great experience! You look stunning !!

    April 25, 2014 at 8:44 pm
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Thank you…it was a wonderful experience, indeed!


      –The Beauty Professor

      April 26, 2014 at 4:49 am
  • Unknown Reply

    I have to echo what everyone else is saying: You are a major stunner! (With or without the petal lashes 🙂 )

    April 26, 2014 at 12:31 am
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Oh my Elle…thank you!! You are too kind to me! Hope all is well : )


      –The Beauty Professor

      April 26, 2014 at 4:47 am
  • Jo Reply

    Gorgeous! Thanks for sharing the fun. I need to get some of that bronze moisture tint.

    April 26, 2014 at 12:55 am
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Thanks so much, Jo, and my pleasure…and the bronze tint is incredible!


      –The Beauty Professor

      April 26, 2014 at 4:47 am
  • Makeupremastered Reply

    Indeed a once in a lifetime experience!!-you do look beautiful !

    April 26, 2014 at 8:41 am
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Thank you!! It was an insanely fun day ; )


      –The Beauty Professor

      April 30, 2014 at 3:08 am
  • strongestrose Reply

    Could not imagine a more suitable model for this gorgeous look! Truly, you look amazing!! What I love most, is that your lovely personality really shows through in these images. The hair…..I die! Simply stunning!

    April 27, 2014 at 8:50 am
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Oh Shoshana…you are too kind to me! Thank you so much for your generous words…it was a touch overwhelming to try and "model" but Troy gave me fantastic guidance and directions so we could achieve "the shot!"

      xoxo, my friend…I hope your week is off to a wonderful start,

      –The Beauty Professor

      April 30, 2014 at 3:10 am
  • christabel Reply

    You actually look totally different in some of those photos..the transformative power of makeup! I must say I love the way your eyes are done. What's the main difference from the way you usually do them?

    April 29, 2014 at 4:56 am
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      I agree, Christabel…makeup has the ability to change the face entirely at times! My eyes have a green shadow, black 1960's eyeliner and serious false lashes ; )


      –The Beauty Professor

      April 30, 2014 at 3:43 am
  • Beauty-Ninja Reply

    You look so beautiful!! I love the lashes!

    May 14, 2014 at 3:31 am
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Thank you, lovely!! Good to hear from you! The lashes were definitely a stroke of genius ; )


      –The Beauty Professor

      May 15, 2014 at 1:16 am

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