There are certain ingredients in makeup that reflect the light very strongly. This effect is not visible in daylight but is really visible under flash photography.
This phenomena is known as “flashback”. It’s not the camera, it’s not you; it’s actually your makeup. The dusty, white cast that saturates your complexion in photos is caused by the SPF found in many foundations, concealers, and powders.
SPF is amazing for daytime wear as protection from the sun is debatably the most important thing in a beauty routine. But the same SPF which reflects UV sun beams during the day also reflects the light of a camera’s flash. In turn, you end up flashback, or ghostface.
If you will be in a situation where you will be photographed with flash, you must be sure that you are using photo-friendly makeup. You need to pay attention to your foundation, concealer, illuminating / brightening cosmetics, and all finishing powders
There are exciting educational opportunities available to high achieving local high school graduates through the Honors College at Lone Star College-Montgomery. This fall, incoming freshman honors students will began coursework as Chancellor’s Fellows–a unique scholarship program within the Honors College at LSC-Montgomery that provides funding and advanced educational opportunities for a select number of students pursuing an honors associate degree.
The Chancellor’s Fellows scholarship allows 17-20 freshman students who are selected through a competitive application to pursue a unique Honors associate degree program. They receive an award package covering:
- All tuition and fees (up to 15 credit hours per semester)
- A book allowance of up to $600 per semester
- A fourth semester international capstone.
In addition to pursuing an individualized honors curriculum, Fellows scholarship recipients benefit from extensive co-curricular activities, specialized advising, leadership development, civic engagement opportunities, cultural events and a participation in a close-knit learning cohort.
“Our Fellows commit to a rigorous two-year, sixty credit hour, college curriculum that includes a minimum of 27 honors credits, and results in students earning an honors associates degree,” said David Kennedy, political science professor and director of the Honors College at LSC-Montgomery. “Lone Star College is one of the few community colleges in the country currently offering this specialized honors associates degree program. The honors degree plan incorporates a progression model, developing students’ analytical, research and presentation skills, providing engaging lecture series, and cultural activities outside of the classroom.”
In addition to the Chancellor’s Fellows scholarship program, the Honors College offers all students with a minimum 3.25 academic GPA the ability to earn honors course credit at LSC-Montgomery and build essential critical thinking skills, all within a smaller, college within a college environment.
Students participating in The Honors College benefit from scholarship and internship opportunities, specialized honors and transfer academic advising, early registration, smaller class sizes, honors designation on transcripts, and much more.
Incoming LSC-Montgomery freshman Tania Bahena couldn’t be more excited about the opportunity presented to her.
“This is an open door to becoming successful in my life,” Bahena said. “This isn’t just about getting a scholarship, this is a way of investing.”
As a member of the Fellows cohort who will graduate from LSC-Montgomery in 2017, Bahena knows this opportunity will have a big impact on her future as she prepares to transfer to the University of Texas at Austin.
“Aside from this scholarship allowing me to save money for after I transfer, the atmosphere of the campus itself, along with the benefits of small class sizes, will help me immensely in developing myself as a person,” Bahena said.
LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45,between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call (936) 273-7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.
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The Music Department at Lone Star College-Montgomery is teaming up with Interfaith of The Woodlands to create another holiday event for the whole family on Friday, December 9 at 7:30pm in the Performing Arts Center, Mainstage Theatre (building D).
The concert will include performances by all of the college’s musical groups including the Jazz Combo, Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, String Ensemble, and Symphonic Band and includes specials guests from the Woodlands Symphony Orchestra and the Woodlands Area Youth Symphony under the artistic director Darryl Bayer.
Under the direction of LSC-Montgomery music professors Dr. Eiki Isomura, Cristina Mendoza, and Dr. Mark Marotto, the concert will feature an array of traditional carols and familiar holiday favorites, with 100% of ticket proceeds donated to Interfaith of The Woodlands, a faith-based organization that brings people together to build a more loving and caring community through service.
“This concert has always been about bringing the community together, and this year I’m especially proud to see our students playing and singing next to members of the newly formed Woodlands Area Youth Symphony” Mark Marotto, DMA, Chair, Music Department, Lone Star College-Montgomery. “It’s the beginning of a wonderful partnership.”
Tickets for the holiday concert cost $10 for general admission; $7 for seniors 55+; and $5 for LSC-Montgomery faculty, staff, and students. Additional donations will be accepted on the date of the concert as well.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.LoneStar.edu/ticket-info. To make a donation or for more information, contact Ian Mosher, program coordinator for fine arts at LSC-Montgomery, at (936) 273-7021. For more information about Interfaith of the Woodlands, visit www.woodlandsinterfaith.org.
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