Internationally acclaimed make up artist and educator, Jo Levy’s career in the beauty industry has spanned 14 years. Jo began working within numerous facets of the beauty industry, including serving as resident artist for Armani Beauty as well as a regional artist for Laura Mercier in Chicago. Jo further grew her stature in the industry as on of the first U.S brand ambassadors & national artists for BECCA Cosmetics from 2009 through 2013. During her time at BECCA, she appeared as guest host for on-air shopping network, EVine as well as hosting several seminars on bridal beauty at The Make Up Show in Los Angeles. Jo has previously been a key artist several years in a row at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week NYC for modernist brands such as Karolina Zmarlak and Rodebjer. While representing Rouge Bunny Rouge since 2014, Jo has appeared as an on-air beauty expert for the Dr. Oz Show as well as Extra T.V.
In her current role as Director of Artistry & Education for Rouge Bunny Rouge North America, Jo travels nationally teaching Rouge Bunny Rouge’s philosophy that ties in closely with her own beliefs on beauty:
“Make up should enhance one’s natural beauty and instill a sense of confidence and creativity. It should be a special ritual vs. a mundane task as every woman deserves to be her own artist”.
Jo Levy | Director of Artistry & Education, North America
Light Corrective Eye Primer
Why is it unique? This supremely lightweight, tinted eye primer is designed to help diminish the look of pigmentation issues around the eyes while softly illuminating the lids.
How do you apply? Our primer is best applied by using the flat sponge applicator that is attached to our primer. Squeeze a drop out onto the surface of the sponge and place a few dots on the lid. Follow by blending out the primer from the lash line, moving upward towards the brow bone. You may also use Large Shader Brush #3 to blend onto the lids.
What should everybody know? Our eye primer is equal parts skin treatment plus priming benefits, containing a plethora of botanical actives such as Pansy Extract, which heals and hydrates while Witch Hazel strengthens and soothes. Our primer is versatile; it may be layered underneath any cream, gel or powder based eye shadow.
Additional tips & tricks: For added brightening and a doe-eye effect, apply our Light Corrective Primer onto the inner corners of the eyes and just underneath the inner, lower lash line.
Natural Defining Contouring Liquid
Why is it unique? Super easy to build your desired coverage level as this formulation is sheer and the cream-gel texture won’t dry to quickly, allowing you to blend with ease over bare skin or atop your favorite foundation. The slightly cool toned bronze shade, suits most complexions allowing you to achieve believable looking sculpting where desired.
How do you apply? You may use the flat sponge applicator to buff onto skin where desired. Our Foundation Brush 009 may also be used to further blend onto the complexion.
What should everybody know? This multi-purpose contouring liquid may also be used on the eyes as a creamy shadow base for additional color application or anywhere else on the body to define and sculpt such as the sides of the legs for a slimming effect.
Additional tips & tricks: When pairing with a blush, apply our contouring liquid first in a half-moon shape along the sides of the temples and over to the under-side of the cheekbones. Once set, for an ultra, uplifted effect, apply cheek color to the ‘apples’ of the cheeks and blend outward in a circular motion.
Why is it unique? This softly tinted primer instantly transforms the complexion with a soft-focus effect, blurring out pigmentation issues and darkness while simultaneously diminishing the look of fine lines.
How do you apply? Apply our Skin Perfector using fingertips over bare skin or with our Foundation Brush 009. If using a brush or fingertips, blend using downward strokes, starting at the center of the face, working outward.
What should everybody know? Our key transformative ingredient, Diamond Core Powder, creates a 3-D effect illumination and our blend of anti-oxidant skincare actives: Lycoskin Defense and Vitamin E promotes cell regeneration, both repairing and protecting against environmental aggressors.
Additional tips & tricks: For a custom blend of priming and light coverage in one, mix one part of our Sketches On Water Tinted Moisturizer with one part Skin Perfector. This combination gives skin an ethereal, plumped appearance, great for dry skin textures.
Impalpable Finishing Powder
Why is it unique? An invisible setting powder that sets skin with a velvety finish and minimizes excess oil production. A treatment-based fusion of brightening and firming ingredients assist in improving the skin’s texture and tone over time with daily use.
How do you apply? Apply with our Powder Brush 001. Simply press the netting of the powder down to lift up a layer of powder and swirl the brush into the compact, tapping any excess product off before applying to skin.
What should everybody know? Key anti-aging and brightening ingredients: Tetra peptide Matrixyl 3000 provides anti-wrinkle control while Actiwhite, instantly brightens all complexions. Our setting powder is very finely milled and can be used to set any liquid or cream based foundation, tinted moisturizer and concealer. This ultra fine-milled formulation, instantly minimizing the look of pores on the skin.
Additional tips & tricks: Dab a bit of our powder over your favorite Rouge Bunny Rouge lipstick to softly brighten any shade while leaving a matte finish. It may also be used on the eyelids as a base to powder eye shadow application.
Why is it unique? A multi-tasking, coverage-adjusting pure pigment foundation that is universally adaptable, it can be mixed with any oil, liquid, or cream based primer, moisturizer or serum for a custom finish.
How do you apply? Mix your desired number of drops (1 for sheer coverage and up to 5 for a concealer level of full coverage) into your moisturizer or primer of choice into the palm of your hand. Follow by mixing the combination with our Foundation Brush 009 before applying to the complexion. Begin by applying to the center of the face: the forehead, nose and chin before blending outward and downward.
What should everybody know? Each of our three shades in the collection matches up to three complexion tones: fair light, medium and tan. All skin types can benefit from the satin finish of personalized coverage. A fusion of jojoba, mimosa and sunflower waxes closely mimic the texture of the skin’s natural sebum production. This allows for a flawlessly refined, natural looking finish.
Additional tips & tricks: For spot-treatment coverage over blemishes, mix a drop of tea-tree oil into your primer or moisturizer of choice before mixing in 3-5 drops of Skin Soul Drops. This antiseptic fusion helps to treat blemishes while concealing and instantly reducing redness.