Hey! Jacqueline here…40+ years old, beauty blogger since 2008, former makeup artist, and dog mom (@xander_and_zoey on Instagram).

Xander (poodle) and Zoey (sheepadoodle)

Born and raised in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area, I now live and love the desert life in Southern Arizona (yes, even our hot summers and monsoon season). You just can't beat the beauty of the Sonoran Desert.

Makeup has been a passion of mine since I was a little girl, and being able to share that passion began with blogging. I was the founder of a well-known beauty blog, A Brilliant Brunette. My blog gave me the opportunity to work with brands such as Urban Decay, Too Faced, Milani, Maybelline, Senna Cosmetics, Revlon, Youngblood, and Wet N Wild. I even had the honor of being part of a nationwide ad campaign for Wet N Wild.
wet n wild ad campaign

Not long ago, became, with the same content…just under a different name. Lots of makeup looks, tutorials (also on my Instagram), and always honest product reviews and swatches!

I hope you stick around, subscribe, and find me across social media (@jmarieonline on all platforms).

☮ Jacqueline~

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