www.thebeautyelixir.com Celebrity Makeup Artist Tia Dantzler

Tia’s Mascara Tips

Start off by curling your lashes with my fave lash curler by Tarte (as shown on a previous post). This eye lash curler is so soft and gentle which allows […]


"It’s Not Enough to Dream"

So I had a speaking engagement this past weekend for “It’s Not Enough to Dream” Woman’s Seminar, and I must say, It was amazing. As I was preparing my 45 […]


Winterize your skin

Winters can be brutal for the skin so it’s very important to take care of your skin to make sure it’s moisturized, hydrated and protected. Remember no matter where you’re […]


Wanna be a makeup artist….some helpful advice!

Do as many “test” photo shoots as possible, practice on your friends, family…and anyone you can hold down! Touch every skin tone and skin type you can..so you don’t limit […]


Products that make me happy!

Finally…some of my FAVORITES!!! 1. Cetaphil soap is the absolute BEST for cleansing your skin..and the best part about it is..you can get at Walgreens for less than $5.00. 2. […]


Here’s 8 makeup tips

Tia tips: To make lips look fuller try using shimmery lipsticks/lipglosses Always apply foundation in thin layers, little by little, rather than one thick unnatural layer Always moisturize your skin […]


Another Essence cover for me!

When I got the call, I was elated as this would be my 3rd ESSENCE cover not to mention my favorite magazine! To top it off Mikki Taylor called me […]



Lee Daniels-Gabourney Sidible So when I got the call stating I would be working with Lee Daniels the Director of the highly anticipated film “Precious” as well as Gabby who […]