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At Long Last, A Matriarch

2 days ago I read that Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will swear in Vice President Kamala Harris.

The profound connection for me to yesterday’s inauguration is that I know both of these women and have had the great honor to do their makeup. 

I am overwhelmed at how fantastic sincere common decency feels right now.

We were a nation left unloved and abused by the patriarch of our own federal government.

I am comforted to have, for the first time, a matriarch serving second-in-command and, if need be, a step away from the Presidency.

To quote the last few lines of youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman’s inaugural poem:

…our people diverse and beautiful will emerge,

battered and beautiful

When day comes we step out of the shade,

aflame and unafraid

The new dawn blooms as we free it

For there is always light,

if only we’re brave enough to see it

If only we’re brave enough to be it

For my part, This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine!

Stay informed: Center of Disease Control (CDC)

I hope everyone’s light is shining!

Chris Scott
21st of January, 2021

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CHRIS SCOTT Makeup Gourmet

CHRIS SCOTT, M.A. is the creator of San Francisco-based Makeup Gourmet®. Over his 30-year career, in addition to doing makeup for top models from every corner of the planet, he also had the honor of working for legends like Paul McCartney, US Vice President Al Gore, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Shirley Temple Black, Maya Angelou and Olympic Gold medalists Oksana Baiul and Kristi Yamaguchi. He was the creator and host of the TV show ‘Makeup Gourmet’ from 2008 – 2010. He was a leading Chanel Beauté national artist for over two decades. He designed the course and taught Fashion Makeup at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. He created his unique Makeup Gourmet line to ensure everyone has access to high-quality, ethically produced, ‘green’ makeup and skincare made in the USA. Chris is the author of the International #1 Amazon Bestseller FACE WITH A HEART: MASTERING AUTHENTIC BEAUTY MAKEUP (2014), the COSMETIC COUNTER SURVIVAL GUIDE: HOW TO BUY THE RIGHT SKINCARE AND MAKEUP (2003) and released February 2019, HOW A MAKEUP ARTIST BECOMES A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS.

‘The grass is always greener where you water it.’

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