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History
Welcome to the Alcone Archives
By: Marisa Fazzina
Monday, September 24th, 2018
Since we’re opening the doors to the "Alcone Archives" for this blog journey, we figured the best place to start is with us. As the “Our Story” page on our website explains, Alcone Company was founded in 1952 by Alvin Cohen who saw the need for a specialty store that could serve the city’s thriving creative and theatrical industry. In addition to providing various production...

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vintage makeup
makeup history
foundation
powder
cult products
legends
Creativity
Bowie Stardust by Moises Ramirez
By: Marisa Fazzina
Monday, September 24th, 2018
Last October, makeup artist Moises Ramirez created some fantastic Halloween looks for Alcone using a variety of his favorite products. This makeup, affectionately named Bowie Stardust, is a tribute to David Bowie and all things Glam Rock but reimagined with Moises’ signature editorial flair. With October just around the corner it seemed only fitting to share this rocking look again. After all, everyday is Halloween for makeup artists and for everyone else- it’s never too ...

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glam
glitter
glitter
party
fantasy
halloween
Knowledge
Koh Gen Do Foundation: Moisture or Aqua?
By: Marisa Fazzina
Monday, September 24th, 2018
Koh Gen Do has been Japan’s luxury professional makeup and skin care brand since it was founded in 1986 by actress Ai Saotome as a response to her increasingly stressed skin from long days in front of the camera. With the core concept of nurturing the skin’s radiant vitality whether on screen or off, the latest Japanese beauty technology was synergized with plant-based ingredients to create gentle formulas that could be used everyday. Soon after, these same principles we...

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flawless skin
J-beauty
prestige
skincare
foundation