Buna fetelor! Si daca avem si cititori barbati, that’s awesome! Hello, tuturor!
Ma tot gandesc de cateva ore cum sa fac introducerea acestei postari ce se numeste VERSATILITATE. Sa incep cu o definitie? Prea standard si intuitiv. Prefer sa va spun ce insemnatate i-am atribuit eu acestui concept.
Cand spun ca sunt versatila, ma gandesc cu mandrie la faptul ca pot face multe lucruri deodata si le pot face bine. Doar sunt mama, sotie, fiica, sora, make-up artist, hair-stylist, solista, bucatareasa, menajera si bineinteles, sunt buna, iubitoare, calda, credincioasa, dar cateodata trista, aspra, rautacioasa. Deci nu sunt eu versatila? Sunt. Toate suntem! Iar neglijez cititorii barbati…Hello again! Si voi sunteti versatili, promit! De-a lungul vietii ne transformam atat de mult, avem atatea laturi si nuante de descoperit, suntem mai multi oameni intr-unul! Asta pentru ca viata ne ofera mereu lectii complexe, menite sa ne modeleze in oameni mai buni, mai frumosi!
Dezvoltand aceste idei, am dorit sa transpun intr-o frumoasa sedinta video, ce inseamna pentru mine versatilitate prin make-up. Make-up-ul e acea unealta puternica ce iti da un boost de incredere in tine, fie ca te face sa te simti cea mai frumoasa in ziua nuntii tale, cea mai fierce la un shooting, sau cea mai fresh intr-o zi normala. Pe toate astea am incercat sa le conturez in acest video, in care veti vedea modelul in trei ipostaze diametral opuse, atat in ceea ce priveste machiajul, cat si in atitudinea transmisa.
Am stiut imediat ca vreau sa lucrez cu Radu si Alex, (Obiectiv Studio – check them out!), pe care i-am cunoscut in urma cu trei ani, la o draga miresica. Am simtit ca avem o conexiune frumoasa, ca ne potrivim in tot ceea ce inseamna stil si idei. Sunt niste oameni pe care ii indragesti pe loc. Videograful Radu si fotograful Alex (by the way, Alex e o frumoasa „ea”) sunt extrem de talentati, inzestrati cu rabdare si au o viziune speciala. Sunt sigura ca asta va transmit si voua prin munca lor.
Cat despre model, decizia mi-a fost usoara. Sa va explic de ce.
Ca make-up artist caut mereu trasaturi noi, expresive, diferite, o noua „panza” pe care pot sa pictez. Vreau sa iesim din tipare si stereotipuri. A nu se intelege gresit! Ador frumusetile clasice! Dar e o provocare sa gasesti o fata diafana, delicata, dar totodata dura si aspra. Loredana are aceste trasaturi „cameleonice” (desi inca ii e greu sa accepte cat e de frumoasa), reusind sa ma inspire in a dezvolta ceva diferit de fiecare data.
Mai mult decat faptul ca frumusetea ei exterioara e de necontestat, am ajuns sa o cunosc si ca persoana, si, intr-adevar, “frumusetea vine din interior”. Am ales-o pe ea ca imaginea Ami Cristea Studio, pentru sezonul de evenimente 2015, si cred ca am facut o alegere potrivita.
Cat despre atmosfera din ziua video shooting-ului, am simtit-o cu totii ca pe una relaxanta, degajata, ne-am simtit noi insine si am reusit s-o facem si pe Lore sa iasa din zona ei de comfort. Am avut timp sa schimbam outfit-uri, machiaje, coafuri, am ales sa facem noi tot, si cred ca ne-am descurcat foarte ok! Si parca ai o satisfactie mai mare cand reusesti prin forte proprii, ca doar suntem VERSATILI!
Iar eu… eu sunt cu adevarat coplesita de lucrurile frumoase care apar in viata mea zi de zi, de oamenii deosebiti pe care Dumnezeu mi-i scoate in cale, de binecuvantarile pe care mi le aduce atat de des! Ar fi egoist sa le tin doar pentru mine, nu-i asa? Trebuie sa impartasesc bucuria cu  VOI!

Si pentru ca existati, va multumesc din suflet!
P.S. Pentru ca nu stim niciodata unde ajung cuvintele noastre, cine le va citi si cum acestea pot sa-i atinga, mi-am dorit de mult timp sa reusesc sa traduc postarile mele si in limba engleza. Acum se si intampla! In speranta ca va fi de folos, here you go! Enjoy and spread the word!

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Hey girls! And, if we also have male readers, that’s awesome! Hello everyone!

I’ve been trying for the past few hours to come up with a good introduction for this blog post entitled VERSATILITY. Should I start with a definition? Too standard and intuitive. I’d rather share with you the meaning I’ve personally given to this concept.
When I say about myself that I’m versatile, I proudly think about the fact that I cand multitask, I can do so many things at the same time and I can do them well. I’m a mother, a wife, a daughter, a sister, a make-up artist, a hair-stylist, a singer, a cool, a housekeeper, and of course, I’m mostly loving, good, kind, faithfull, but sometimes I can’t help being sad, rough, mean. Aren’t I so versatile? I am. All women are. I’m again neglecting my male readers… Hello again! You are versatile as well, I promise! During a lifetime we suffer so many transformations, we have so many sides and colors to discover, we are many characters in one. This happens only because life itself teaches us complex lessons with one single purpose: to shape us as better, more soulfull people.
Developing these ideas, I wanted to transpose through a video shoot what versatility through make-up means to me. Make-up is that powerful tool that gives you a boost of self confidence, that makes you feel the most beautiful woman in your wedding day, the most fierce woman in a shooting, the most fresh and clean looking woman on a normal working day. I tried to show all of these aspects in the next video, in which the model poses in three totally different setups, with different make-up styles, transmitting different vibes to the viewer.
I immediately knew I want to work with Radu and Alex (from Obiectiv Studio – check them out!), whom I’ve met about three years ago through a beautiful bride. I felt we have all have a beautiful connection, we seem to click on all our ideas and style. They are the type of people you immediately fall in love with. The videographer Radu and the photographer Alex (by the way, Alex is a beautiful “she”) are extremely talented, gifted with patience and a rather special vision. I’m sure you will get the same feeling when you observe their amazing work.
As for the chosen model, my decision was pretty easy. Let me explain myself.
As a make-up artist I always tend to look for new, different features, a new canvas I can paint on. I want us all to step outside stereotypes and standard templates. Don’t get me wrong! I love classical beauties! But it’s such a challenge to find a fresh, delicate face which can be, at the same time, very rough and raw. Loredana has these “chameleonic” traits (even if she still doesn’t accept how beautiful she is), being able to inspire me to come up with something different every time.
Her outer beauty is undeniable, but moreover, I’ve come to know her really well and I can say that the cliché “beauty comes from within” is appliccable. So, I’ve chosen her to be the image of my studio for 2015 and I think I’ve made the right decision.
The day of the shoot was such a relaxing one, all that vibe going on was very nice. We really felt good about ourselves and this made Lore to be able to get out of her comfort zone. We had the time to try on different outfits, makeup and hair. I feel like we all did a pretty good job. It’s so satisfying to build something beautiful with your own hands, all by yourself. We are VERSATILE!
As for myself, I am truly overwelmed with the beautiful chances that appear daily in my life, with the amazing people God seems to place in my way, with His ongoing blessings! It would be selfish of me to not share them with YOU!

Thank you so much for being in my life!
P.S. You never know how fast you can reach people from everywhere in the world and how you can touch them with your words. I’ve always wanted to translate my blog posts in English and now it’s happening! Enjoy and spread the word!

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