Before & Afters Makeup

Mother’s Day Makeover – Pam & Jamie

I’m so excited to share with you all my first mother makeover in honor of Mother’s Day.

As soon as Jamie & Pam stepped out of their car I could feel their warmth, they completely radiated light. (and not just because they both have beautiful silky blonde hair)

This beautiful video (by the ever so talented Unicorn Sister Janae Godfrey) really catches the spirit of the sweet relationship between Jamie and her mom and also the awe inspiring life Pam has lead.




photos by: Jessica Janae Photography

Thank you both so so much for sharing a piece of your story with us, (and for sharing that sweet baby of yours! Just delicious!)

(I used the makeup capsule on all of the mother’s from this project:)
Pam is wearing Maskcara IIID Foundation in White Peach & Walnut foundation with pink grapefruit blush & Pearl Illuminator.
I filled her brows with (don’t freak out) MAC Brun 
Sebastian Liner on her lips with Pink Grapefruit blush layered & topped with City lips plumping gloss.
Sunrise & warmth from the Naturally Pretty Palette  on her lids and around her bottom lashline
& L’Oreal voluminous liner and mascara


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  • Reply
    nicole Walker
    May 4, 2015 at 5:07 am

    What a sweet video, Pam looks gorgeous!

    xoxo Nicole

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    May 4, 2015 at 5:09 am

    Oh how wonderful to wake up to this. Thank you thank you. Two beautiful women inside and out.

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    May 4, 2015 at 5:37 am

    This is amazing – she looks beautiful and the story is so touching!

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    Eryn P.
    May 4, 2015 at 6:42 am

    I can’t believe you were able to use Mac Brun on her light eyebrows! I need to get my hands on this miracle product.

    Beautiful looks!

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    Meri Waldron
    May 4, 2015 at 6:47 am

    I was bawling

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    May 4, 2015 at 6:54 am

    This is so sweet! I love your blog, especially posts like this.
    Diamonds to Sand

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    May 4, 2015 at 6:56 am

    OMGosh….I sat here and cried and cried!!! This is just precious!! Thanks to all who made this happen and thank you especially, Jamie, for sharing your sweet mother with us!!! She’s amazingly beautiful–just as you are!! Happy Mother’s Day to all of you!! XO

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    May 4, 2015 at 7:15 am

    This brought me to tears! So beautiful!!

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    Betsy diFrancesca
    May 4, 2015 at 7:21 am

    Beautiful! The perfect choice for the Mother’s Day makeover!

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    Jessica Salisbury
    May 4, 2015 at 7:27 am

    Such a perfect everyday look! The brows look amazing too!


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    May 4, 2015 at 7:53 am

    Just beautiful, soft and lovely. You look amazing!

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    May 4, 2015 at 8:23 am

    Great to see a model with glasses. What a beautifully natural look!

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    Stephanie K
    May 4, 2015 at 8:31 am

    Crying over here! What a beautiful family!

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    May 4, 2015 at 8:50 am

    This has to be one of my favorite make overs. Thank you for posting their story.

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    May 4, 2015 at 9:27 am

    This is so beautiful

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    The Busy Brunette
    May 4, 2015 at 9:44 am

    I am always amazed at the makeovers you do! The women you choose are beautiful in the before, though – you just somehow find a way to “up” their natural beauty. Great job! Love to see you work your magic.
    Have a great week!
    “The Busy Brunette”

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    Kristi Craig
    May 4, 2015 at 10:26 am

    I love your makeovers, Cara! They are never overdone and your clients never look uncomfortable, like they aren’t themselves anymore.
    Also, it’s amazing what a difference filling in the eyebrows a bit can make!


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    Emily Fox
    May 4, 2015 at 10:43 am

    I was blessed by this video…thank you! 🙂

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    May 4, 2015 at 10:59 am

    Holy cow that was beautiful! Spoiler alert – don’t watch at work unless they’re ok with you crying lol. Thx for sharing your story 🙂

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    ashley @ every little penny
    May 4, 2015 at 11:27 am

    I teared up, so sweet! Thank you for sharing! They are both beautiful!

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    May 4, 2015 at 11:35 am

    Yes I’m crying over here too. Beautiful!

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    May 4, 2015 at 11:46 am

    fab Great job as usual.. Bloody customs would love to get your make up send to Ireland!!!!

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    May 4, 2015 at 12:16 pm

    I’m so glad I took the time to watch the video on this one. It made all the difference! What a beautiful makeover. You can tell Pam & Jamie both have really big hearts. You do too Cara! Thanks for sharing your talent.

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    Sydney M
    May 4, 2015 at 12:55 pm

    That was beautiful! What a wonderful mother and daughter. I love their story, friendship and the makeover!

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    May 4, 2015 at 2:28 pm

    Made my day to see their love! So beautiful inside and out…all three ladies 🙂

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    kathy wallace
    May 4, 2015 at 3:34 pm

    I love what you did for these ladies. What a thoughtful treat! Happy Mother’s Day to you!

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    May 4, 2015 at 4:47 pm

    Well gosh. This is just beautiful. Thanks for sharing these sweet people with me today. I love that you are doing this.

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    May 4, 2015 at 4:53 pm

    Yup. Just cried. My best friend is one of three gorgeous sisters, all with profound hearing loss, so this hit me real hard.

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    May 4, 2015 at 5:56 pm

    beautiful mummy – beautiful daughter

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    Muffy Pugliese
    May 4, 2015 at 6:50 pm

    What a wonderful video…made my day! Such a lovely makeover. Both, beautiful ladies.

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    May 4, 2015 at 7:29 pm

    This is SO NEAT! She teaches at the high school I went to! I was like, “Woah! Is that who I think it is?!” She looks gorgeous!!

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      May 5, 2015 at 2:36 pm

      Really?? How cool!! I was wondering if any of her students might see this, haha!

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    May 4, 2015 at 8:55 pm

    This really touched my heart. Thank you so much Cara for sharing this with us. What an inspiration to us all. Happy Mother’s Day!

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    May 4, 2015 at 10:51 pm

    Wow, this was beautiful and brought me to tears.

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    May 5, 2015 at 5:42 am

    I always look forward to Mondays to see what magic you have created to share. This was priceless! you made me all weepy!

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    Casey Lovelace
    May 5, 2015 at 12:22 pm

    And now I’m crying!!!

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    May 5, 2015 at 2:34 pm

    Thanks so much for having us cara!! This video is a treasure to us now! 🙂 I can’t wait for my mom to see it!!!!!!!! And thank you Janae for putting the captions in for her. You’re amazing! You all are! What a treat to meet you all 🙂

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      May 5, 2015 at 2:42 pm

      Jamie.. I saw it and LOVE it. Thank you all for making my day great. Like My daughter said.. thank you for putting caption on the video. Cara is the has a great heart. I had a blast!

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        May 5, 2015 at 11:30 pm

        Hey Pam remember me from Newhall. I loved this video. You look beautiful. I would love to get in touch. Joni has my #. Text me!

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      May 6, 2015 at 3:23 pm

      I loved meeting you and your Mom! It was a pleasure to create this for your family to have. Thank you so much for sharing your story with us all!

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    May 5, 2015 at 6:14 pm

    Hi Cara, such a gorgeous makeover! 🙂 I don’t think I’ve ever seen you use City Lips before, what do you think of their product? Is it just a temporary lip plumper, or does it actually increase the size of lips over time?

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    May 5, 2015 at 11:23 pm

    I knew Pam when we were young teenagers. I haven’t seen her in years. She is amazing and so beautiful. Love this.

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    Liz Little
    May 6, 2015 at 5:23 am

    Ummmmm. Wow!!! Amazing!!!! When are you coming to Missouri?! I could use a makeover!!!

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    JJ Bond
    May 6, 2015 at 5:15 pm

    What a thrill to see my beautiful daughter-in-law and granddaughter sharing their love for each other. I will cherish this video forever. I, too, have tears in my eyes.
    I love the soft look you gave her. It’s perfect!!!!!!

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      May 6, 2015 at 7:32 pm

      Gra you’re the best! 🙂 let’s do a 3 generation makeover next! 😉

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        JJ Bond
        May 6, 2015 at 10:42 pm

        It’s a Date !! Love to get together when ever.
        Love You, GRA

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    Morgan Clawson
    May 6, 2015 at 8:25 pm

    WHEW, that made me cry <3 so sweet!

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    May 6, 2015 at 9:49 pm

    And the tears came pouring down. Both sweet women and such a deserving makeover. She is beautiful!!!!happy Mother’s Day 🙂

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    Kelly Trierweiler
    May 7, 2015 at 6:56 am

    Crying buckets. Wow. Thanks for sharing, Cara.

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    May 7, 2015 at 6:57 pm

    I just love how naturally beautiful all of your makeovers are! I was just astounded by the genuine love these girls had for their mothers, the same I feel for my mother and mother in law. These beautiful stories made this is 37 1/2 week pregnant hormonal lady cry, shocker I know ;). Thanks for sharing! Wish I could multiply you and have you near the Midwest!

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    May 7, 2015 at 6:58 pm

    I can’t imagine anyone watching this video and not being brought to tears. The love between this mother and daughter is so beautiful and inspiring.

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    June 19, 2015 at 5:32 am

    What a very beautiful woman! She reminds me of a pretty pink butterfly. 🙂 I love her pink metal frames, too! I seriously want a pair. What a pretty pretty blondie!! 😉 Terrific job, Cara! You have such beautiful models always.

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