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Paddling Fun in Key West With “Paddle Republic”


I’m totally hooked!

One of the funnest thing about Key West (beside doing the Duval Crawl Haha!) is to be on the water.  There are many ways to go about it. My favorite lately has been PADDLEBOARDING.  My friends Kristin recently introduced to the board and the paddle.  It was instant love.

Gliding on the scintillating water, looking at the horizon and the mesmerizing sea-life is hard to beat.  Last week we saw nurse sharks and Conch Shells. The Conchs were everywhere.  So if you’re in Key West check out Paddle Reppublic.

Here’s a few photos I took last week between sit ups, push ups and Conch Shell veiwing. :biggrin:



The lovely Kristin from Swankey Events who introduced me to paddleboarding



Westy showing us a Conch Shell



Love this shot!


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NARS Fashion Icon Set GIVEAWAY!!!!

Signed (way back when) by Martin Parson himself, the man responsible, for my love of styling bride, my doll head and I are like THIS.


Truth is I don’t know what I do without her.  Hair up, hair down, off to the side, beachy, formal, curly and straight.  She puts up with a lot, never complains.  She’s the easy quiet type.

Oh sure, I may not pay her any attention for a week or two but she’s always ready for my return.  Even when I woke up with crazy hair idea in the middle of the night.  She’s there.  She’s a doll. Truly. :biggrin:


Give my doll head a name and win a prize

People name their carcameraiPod. Time to give my Doll head an identity.  Jessica gets the credit for the giveaway!!!

The Prize

NARS Fashion Icon Set ($78 Value)

A four-piece Spring beauty set created exclusively for Sephora by brand founder Francois Nars. This runway ready set will have you going utterly wild with colors infused with golden flecks of peach and pink. It includes a harmonious mini blush duo, lip gloss, orgasm multiple, and nail polish.

This set contains:
– 0.08 oz Mini Orgasm/Super Orgasm Blush Duo (peachy pink with shimmer/ peachy pink with gold glitter)
– 0.5 oz Orgasm Nail Polish (peachy pink with gold sheen)
– 0.14 oz Super Orgasm Lip Gloss (sheer warm pink with golden shimmer)
– 0.28 oz Mini Orgasm Multiple (peachy pink shimmer)
– Get the Look Instructions

Two ways to win

Two ways to win and you can do both to increase your chances. :biggrin:

1. Become a Fan of Studio Marie-Pierre on Facebook.  Leave a name for my dollehad on the page.

2. Second, leave a name for my doll within the comments at the bottom of this post.

I’ll choose the winner at random from among the people who enter by 11:59 PM (EST) on Saturday February 19, 2011. Please don’t forget to use a valid email address so I can reach you if you win.

Terms and Conditions

  • Contest is open to USA residents 18 years or older. With these exceptions: Alabama and Nebraska, 19; Mississippi, 21
  • The deadline to enter is Saturday March, 19 2011 at 11:59PM (EST)
  • Entrants must enter using a valid email address to win.
  • A maximum of two (2) entries per person — one within the comments at the bottom of this post, and a second entry on Studio Marie-Pierre Facebook page
  • I will select one (1) winner at random from the entries either left in the comments at the bottom of this blog post or on Studio Marie-Pierre Facebook page
  • The winner will be announced here within 48 hours of the deadline.
  • Void where prohibited by law.

Zhu ni hao yun!

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Do You Support “The Girls” At All Time?

In order to avoid saggy boobs, one must protect them at all time…

O.K. …. I assume after that first sentence, it’s just us girls here now, so I can be frank.

I realized there’s no scientific evidence to that. Whatsoever. On the contrary some people believe wearing a bra all time may reduce the ligament strength.  Really?  I worry about gravity. I hate to take my bra off. Just my neurosis.

Apparently some people feel differently…

I was talking with Tracey (a local client who’s name has been slightly altered) about my daughter Serena’s obsession with boobs. Or to be more specific her fascination with bra. The child cannot wait for her time to come, and parade in my brassieres as often as she can. She’s even tried them as a hat. Cute.  Not. Well depends who looking. :biggrin:

Tracey: “she’ll get over it when she has to wear one daily. GUARANTEED. That’s the first thing that goes as soon as I get home!” Weeeeeeee!

Me astounded: ” REALLY??? I never take mine off.  I sleep with a bra.  Even If I’m walking around in my birthday suit I hold them.  You bet.  These girls never go without support. NEVER.

So lovelies, do you support the girls at all time? Take the poll.

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Lan’s Hair & Makeup – Key West Bride

I had the pleasure to do Lan’s hair and makeup for her Key West wedding last week. I absolutely love doing makeup and hair on Asian brides.  Incredible skin, bone structure and gorgeous lips. Lan’s definitely fitted into that category.

Lan’s knew exactly the look she was going for and had brought in several photos for both hair and makeup.  I waved her hair slightly before gathering it down low.  Her stunning hairpiece works so well with the earrings.

Light purple and pink shimmer was Lan’s request, which looked great with her brown eyes and skin color. To enhance this look we filled her brow, added a false lash, made her skin look flawless, bronzed, added a soft peach mousse blush, and finished with a champagne shimmery lip.

Absolutely radiant!  Congratulations Lan!

Simply put it was a phenomenal past 3 days

I you LIKE us on Facebook you probably know I was attending over the weekend a “Bridal Editorial Styling and Cutting workshop”.  I came back last night completely inspired and so proud to be a part of this amazing industry.

I find continuing education not only fantastic because I get to surround myself with some ot the most talented, creative masters hairstylists in the world, but because I come back to you my clients, full of idea and new things to try.

On the last day we got to watch an editorial photoshoot.  These images barely give a glimpse at how exciting and lengthy the process truly is. I didn’t want to leave!

Makeup artist at work

The process to create this hairpiece was beyond fascinating. I had such a great time.

Oh! And my rug latch hook came in so handy. :biggrin:

Have a fantastic Tuesday everyone!!!

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