Elyse Reneau l Beauty Stylist l Nordstrom South Coast Plaza

Elyse Reneau

Elyse is our self proclaimed product junkie and lover of all these beauty and fragrance. She has been working as a makeup artist for 12 years, 6 of which she spent working with a plastic surgeon as a paramedical Aesthetician. Elyse has many years of treating advanced skincare problems and is very passionate about ministering to people’s individual needs. Outside of Nordstrom you may have seen her makeup in photo shoots for local Bridal magazines as well as Surf companies. An avid fashion follower you can always trust that she is up on the latest cosmetic trends of the season and loves to teach women what the best look for their features are. Elyse’s true specialties are corrective skin care and event makeup but also making you feel very at ease and comfortable. She loves what she does and with her charming charisma she is guaranteed to make you love it too. Call for an appointment today.

Makeup inspiration for my green eyed beauties

NARS Schiap mixed with MAC Candy Yum Yum=hot pink magic xo

Sparkle up any eyeshadow by packing on a little Chanel Illusion d'Ombre in fantasme on top!

Winged lipstick featuring NARS jungle Red liner and Armani #400 lipstick:)

Hey ladies! Mascara Madness time is almost here!This Saturday May 25th buy two mascaras get one free (mix and match!) any mascara in the department! My favorites include Lancôme hypnose drama, Guerlain le 2 guerlain, NEW Dior Overcurl, Smashbox Full Exposure, and Trish McEvoy Lash curling. Email me at [email protected] and I will ship your mascara to your house on Saturday free shipping:)

Bright blue is everywhere right now! Come check out the new Chanel "True Blue" liner and colored mascaras! They are limited so don't miss out!

Is there a brighter or more girly pink than MAC Candy Yum Yum? Favorite.Pink.Ever.

Spring Trend Show is happening next Saturday at South Coast Plaza! Every counter will be having a gift with purchase and artistry for those interested in being pampered. Free facials and makeovers all day! Who's coming?!

Having fun with the new Anastasia Hypercolors "in the pink" and "mega watt green"

Tried something different today by using Estée Lauder lip liner in my waterline. It stayed all day! Also I'm beyond obsessed with Laura Mercier Canard eyeliner. It's the prettiest teal color:)

Celebrate St. Patty's with some lip flare. This look was achieved by using MAC Undercurrent.

The answer to our fine hair problems! Living Proofs thickening cream (available in 1.8oz-3.7oz $16-26) was formulated by the scientists at MIT. It doesn't leave your hair crunchy and it smells amazing!

For a vampy look try Nars Red Square Velvet matte pencil all over the lips, with Mac Burgundy pencil smudged into the outside corners.

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Mac just launched the Archie's Girls collection and I am loving the Veronica Palette! Pair it with the New Viva Glam Nicki 2 to complete the look!

Soft springtime look of the day:
Eyes: Mac Naked pigment on the lid with Mac Saddle eyeshadow in the crease. Laura Mercier cream eyeliner in Noir on top with Nars Rue De Bonaparte in the bottom waterline. Lashes-Le Volume by Chanel
Cheeks: Nars Gilda on the cheeks, Smashbox shimmer as a highlight, Nars Laguna bronzer to contour.
Lips: Tom Ford Ginger

Happy Valentine's Day Beauties! Here's a little lip inspiration today:) xo

Last chance to wear my favorite Tom Ford Black Orchid lipstick before spring is here. Get this look:
Face: Smashbox photo finish light primer,Giorgio Armani Luminous silk #5, Bobbi Brown bronzing powder in Golden Light #1, Mac Prolongwear concealer in NC20
Cheeks: Nars Orgasm Blush
Highlight: Cle de Peau luminizing face enhancer in pastel
Eyes: Mac pigment in Kitchmas, Cornflower and violet Eyeliner: Nars waterproof pencil in waterline, Laura Mercier cake liner for wing.
Lips: T/F Black Orchid with Mac burgundy liner

Who doesn't love retro inspired makeup? Get the look with-
Face: Luminous silk foundation
Highlight:Mac soft and gentle
Bronzer:Mac Harmony
Lips: Nars heatwave lipstick and Estée Lauder double wear lip pencil in Coral.
Eyes: Mac Goldenrod and Uninterupted on lid, Mac hot paprika in crease and Chanel Black Star on the outside crease and underneath the eye. On the inner rim is Nars Rue de Bonaparte waterproof nude liner. Mac #36 lashes to finish it off.
Brows: Mac Dipdown

This was a look I did a few days ago featuring my favorite eyeshadow palette in the world YSL ombres 5 lumieres #11. This was supposed to be a limited palette from last year and we magically have it back in stock! Lips are also YSL rouge volupte #7 and on my cheeks I have Nars Gaiety.

Hi beauties! I played around this morning with some Guerlain shadows. These shadows are super user friendly (easy to blend). Get this look:
1.Guerlain eyeshadow palette #14
2. Mac shadow in Carbon
3. YSL waterproof gel pencil in Noir.
4. Mac lashes #36 (my fave!)
5. Laura Mercier liner in Black Ebony.

Beyond excited that the new Laura Mercier Caviar shadow sticks and gel liners are finally here!!! 30 seconds and your eyes are done! Who wants to play?

[01/17/13]   Hi beauties! We have a few openings left for facials and pro-peels for tomorrow and Saturdays blissful beauty event! If you feel like being pampered or having a girls day let me know! Best of all it's FREE!

Rockin the Sultra "Uptown Chic" bun shaper today. Um Hi..it's $6.

I got to play around with the new Laura Mercier gel liners today (not even out yet!) and now I can't wait to have them in store! Get this look:
1. Laura Mercier gel liner in Indigo
2. Mac Freshwater eyeshadow
3. Mac Deep Truth eyeshadow
4. Nars Gilda blush in crease
5. Nars Chelsea Girls lip laquer

Emerald Eyes! Get the look:
1. Lancome Emerald Seductive line design
2. Mac Fresh Flare shadow
3. Smashbox Gingersnap blush (for crease)
4. YSL waterproof black pencil for waterline
5. Nars Stylo black
6. Anastasia brow pencil
7. Mac lashes #36

My face chart and tips is featured on the Nordstrom Beauty blog today! http://blogs.nordstrom.com/beauty/ check it out to get the look:)

My new beauty obsession! It makes your foundation go on completely flawless! The trick... Wet the sponge then squeeze out the excess water. Pick up a small amount of foundation and "bounce" it on the skin. Available on Nordstrom.com...hopefully we'll have it in store soon:)

Holiday party time! Get the look:
1. Mac #3 lashes
2. Guerlain liquid liner (my fav!)
3. Chanel Fantasme shadow
3. Burberry lipstick in Union Red
5. Nars Gina blush
6. Bobbi Brown shimmer brick in 24k
7. Dior Airflash foundation
8. Anastasia brow wiz

Tina Aldatz the creator of "foot petals" makeup for her photo shoot with Riviera Magazine. Get the look:
1. Armani luminous silk foundation
2. Nars blush in Orgasm
3. Nars highlighter in Copacabana
4. Chanel shadow quad in Lagons
5. Nars velvet matte pencil in Dragon Girl
6. Anastasia brow wiz
7. Trish McEvoy correct and brighten
8. Cle de Peau Mascara

The Burberry Beauty complete eye palette in Mocha is my absolute favorite right now. South Coast Plaza is home to one of 12 Burberry counters in the nation....we're special;)

Achieve Ambers sparkly holiday look with Chanel's illusion d'ombré in Vision.

Smoky bronze eyes for Jocelynne's photo shoot today

Another way to work the ombre lip

Doing quite a few bridal trials this week! Here is the look Mozhan chose for her special day:)

[12/05/12]   RIP Ross Burton. You were an inspiration to all of us struggling makeup artists.

Come see the legendary John Tew at Cle de Peau tonight

28 Different ways to rock winged liner! Get the look with one of my fav's
1. Guerlain liquid liner
2. Lancôme Artliner
3. Nars Stylo
4. Clarins Instant liquid liner

It might not be for everyone...but I'm OBSESSED with Ombré lips this season.

Achieve the look!
1. MAC eyeshadow in sketch
2. YSL waterproof liner in amazon green
3. MAC eyeshadow in orb
4. Bobbi Brown cream shadow in copper
5. Chanel illusion D'Ombre in vision
6. YSL waterproof eyeliner in black ink
7. Guerlain liquid liner in noir

Trend Show was so much fun this year! Not bad for 7am Sarah!

Mark your calendars Customer Rewards night is almost here! Sip champagne and nosh on fancy hors d'oeuvres while you get 10 pts with your Nordstrom card! November 28th and December 2nd are the dates this year! Message me for details:)

[11/09/12]   TREND SHOW is tomorrow! Our fall Beauty Fashion Show featuring some amazing names in the Industry is happening at South Coast Plaza tomorrow at 8am! Sarah and I will be hosting the wake-up party bright and early at 7am and giving away A LOT of free cosmo-swag. Every line will have their experts in from around the country including my personal fav Armani's @RhonaSamuels!

Halloween Beauty: Channel Jean Harlow’s Old Hollywood Glam

Check out my take on Old Hollywood Glam on the Nordstrom Beauty Blog!

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[10/19/12]   Ok Ladies Mascara Madness is in two weeks (Nov.3)! Buy two get one free! You can mix and match any mascara in the department! We only do it twice a year so don't miss out! My Top Ten favorite mascara's of the moment (in no particular order) are:
1. Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill in Waterproof
2. Lancome Hypnose Drama (in Excessive Black)
3. Clinique High Lengths
4. Guerlain Noir G de Guerlain
5. Chanel Inimitable Waterproof
6. Laura Mercier Faux Lash
7. Trish McEvoy volumizing
8. Mac Haute and Naughty
9. Dior Show Blackout
10. Lancome Definicils

Message me your order and I'll send them to you free shipping:)

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