It was August, 1969. I was married to Adam Linter who managed a club called The Salvation, on 1 Sheridan Square in New York City’s West Village. I used to go there early in the evening to dance. One night Jimi Hendricks was there, all by himself, just tuning his guitar. No one else was there. He saw me and sang a minute of “Foxy Lady,” then took off his wristband and gave it to me. It was animal skin. Continue Reading
For two days in a row, it took me 20 minutes to do my own makeup. I almost never do it without a twist. Continue Reading
Sandy Linter’s book, Makeup Wakeup, Revitalizing Your Look at Any Age, written with Lois Joy Johnson, award-winning journalist and founding beauty editor of MORE Magazine, is a great Holiday gift for you and your girlfriends. This book should be on every woman over 45’s makeup table because it’s a step-by-step, written and photo tutorial about more than just makeup.
The stunning photographs, taken by photographer, Michael Waring, shows Sandy applying makeup to barefaced supermodels like 1010ParkPlace’s own, Kim Alexis, who is featured on the cover.
Loved working on the Monster Mash photo shoot. Albert Watson, photographer and starring Traci Lords. It was a graveyard smash! Hair by Kerry Warn, styling by Bill Mullen. Continue Reading
I met all these wonderful people simply by choosing the right profession for myself as a makeup artist. The first photo is me and Keith Richards on a boat in Antigua, 1981. I was there with his family. Continue Reading
I’m reading Keith Richards’ book, LIFE. I’m into the chapter when Keith met Patti. Love this! They actually met at Studio 54 on her birthday in 1979. They’ve been together ever since. It’s a love story like no other. The book is awesome. I started with the hardcover, then it was too big to take with me, so I’m really getting into the softcover. Yes, I know I’m a little late…
Monica Lewinsky is a wonderful, sweet and natural girl. She came to Patrick’s (Demarchelier) studio all alone. At this time she was the most famous woman in NYC. Very calm and relaxed. She was a natural in front of the camera. Love Monica Lewenski. Continue Reading
Since the early 1970s, Sandy Linter’s run with the cool crowd by night, and by day worked with top designers, photographers and models to create the iconic makeup looks for the covers and fashion layouts in magazines like Vogue. As you might expect, Sandy has a treasure trove of photographs. Each week she’ll share her personal scrapbook and comments on 1010 Park Place, a little something she’s calling “Sandy’s Hot Flashes.” Some of her photographs are small Polaroids from the 70s and 80s, some are from magazines and others are recent. They all give us a peek into Sandy’s extraordinary life.
Sandy Linter’s a special talent who’s funny and beautiful and an expert when it comes to makeup, especially on women over 45. She has an enduring spirit, and she knows EVERYONE.
A lot of makeup/beauty books and videos come to my attention, but Makeup Wakeup is the best “how-to” book I’ve seen for women over 40. Written by legendary makeup artist, Sandy Linter, and founding editor and former beauty and fashion director of MORE Magazine, Lois Joy Johnson, Makeup Wakeup shows every woman how to revitalize and update her makeup.
It’s like trading beauty secrets with your girlfriends, only these girlfriends have helped define what it means to look our best at any age.
This year, 2015, marks Lancôme’s 80th anniversary. What began in 1935, as a French fragrance house, is now one of the world’s luxury skincare companies. Because Lancôme wants 1010ParkPlace readers to play up our assets and put our best selves forward, Lancôme is giving one lucky 1010ParkPlace reader a gift box full of Lancôme makeup and beauty products valued at over $500.
Lancôme has asked Sandy Linter, legendary makeup artist and Lancôme’s Ambassador at Every Age, to choose her Top 10 Favorite Lancôme products and why she likes them for women over 40.
“MAKEUP GOES A LONG WAY TOWARD HELPING YOU LOOK YOUR BEST,” SAID SANDY. “I LOVE TEACHING WOMEN THE RIGHT STEPS. BRUSHES ARE GREAT TOOLS. THEY’RE ALMOST AS IMPORTANT AS THE MAKEUP ITSELF, SO I’VE INCLUDED A BRUSH IN MY LIST.”