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Gleam from Melanie Mills a star makeup artist

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

ABC’s hit reality series “Dancing with the Stars” was served by Emmy winning-makeup artist Melanie Mills, who appeared recently at the IMATS (International Makeup Artists Show) show in New York City.  Mills is renowned for her glamorous makeup design and perfectly sculpted bodies on television and film. It was this work that inspired her celebrity makeup line and her most sought after product. Gleam Body Radiance, which was created to perfect and even the spray tans on “Dancing with the Stars.”

Gleam from Melanie Mills a star makeup artist

Gleam from Melanie Mills a star makeup artist

Melanie travels constantly between New York City  and Los Angeles,  and has over 14 years of experience in every conceivable makeup environment, Melanie is not only able to create stunning original makeup designs, but her Gleam BodyRadiance also is indispensable as it corrects any flaws that can be picked up on camera.  Gleam comes in four shades to conceal, sculpt and highlight with a variety of application techniques

Working on ABC television’s smash hit Dancing with the Stars’ as department head makeup artist for five years to redefine the look of the series. Melanie was nominated for an Emmy four consecutive years (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010), winning the Emmy Award for outstanding makeup design in 2008. Melanie also served as Head Makeup artist for ABC television’s Skating with the Stars, Fox’s Talk Show with Spike Feresten (seasons 1 -3), The Osbournes Reloaded (2009) and NBC’s Celebrity Circus (2008). Melanie was also nominated in the category of outstanding multi-camera non-prosthetic makeup for her work on the 82nd Academy Awards (2010).

Gleam from Melanie Mills a star makeup artist

Gleam from Melanie Mills a star makeup artist

Many celebrities were calling Melanie privately away from the set to have more of the body product she had made in customized batches for the show. Being happy to oblige her clients, she soon realized that there was a market for Gleam beyond the makeup trailer.  Even if you’re not a tan fan, the immediate benefits of this product will win you over; the formula firms and perfects skin in an instant, and is worn as a lotion but has the density of a body makeup. This is a perfect look for New Yorkers who want that healthy look without the fake tan appearance.

Gleam from Melanie Mills a star makeup artist

The end result is that your skin will gleam naturally and not look flat. The reason so many of the celebrities on Dancing With The Stars made this their product of choice was the fact that the product would not transfer onto their clothes while dancing, and that perspiration would not affect the product, so there was no streaking. This is an ideal product for a man who like to have a natural healthy look, many New York executives wearing a white shirt in the summer, will not have to think about the product leaving a stain anywhere on their clothes especially in the New York summer heat, and Gleam comes off easily when you wash up in the shower.

Gleam from Melanie Mills a star makeup artist

Gleam from Melanie Mills a star makeup artist

Described by wardrobe craftspeople and fellow makeup artists, Gleam is called “liquid pantyhose” and has a soft velvet finish, not a glittery hard greasy look. Gleam can be used over the body and even mixed into face foundation or highlighted over it.  Think liquid metal in a tube that you will never want to be without.Gleam is available in New York at the Alcone Company 322 West 49th Street, New York, NY (212) 633-0551 available in four shades Light Gold, Rose Gold, Bronze Gold,  Deep Gold,  dance your way around the New York summer heat with this exceptional celebrity product.

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