Eye Shadows
Tue 09.23
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Fall 2014 from Giorgio Armani Beauty

Giorgio Armani launched his new limited edition beauty collection, Fade to Grey, on the Fall 2014 runwayicon. The products were all tested out backstage and while Armani has had a successful cosmetics line for awhile it was only recently that I started using his products. I was lured in by the gorgeous packaging.

Wed 09.17
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London Fashion Week Spring 2015 Trend Alert: Bold Colorful Shadow

Sure we’re always going to see smokey, winged, and cat eye looks in black, but this season there were a number of colorful eye looks on the London runways. Here’s to rocking something bold and colorful! And all the more reason to take great care of our skin…

Mon 03.24
Best Spring Pastels

Best Spring Pastels: A Glimmer of Shimmer

Remember those pastel – or I should say, pasty – lipsticks we wore in the ninth grade? We all looked like defective Barbies with our frosty blue eye shadow and pale pink lips. Fortunately, the science behind our makeup has only improved since then, as have the trends! Today’s pastels involve just a glimmer of shimmer, rather than a chalky, unflattering consistency.

Wed 02.19
Frugal Snob

Frugal Snob: LORAC Real Life to Red Carpet Eye Tutorial

Who isn’t a sucker for a good value? Usually the best value sets pop up around Christmas, but LORAC has just launched a few new ones including Close Up: Real Life to Red Carpet Eye Tutorial – a $111 value that retails for just $39.

Wed 01.22
Smashbox Full Exposure Palette

Smashbox Full Exposure Palette: Shape Matters!

When it comes to applying eye makeup, we might choose a color based on our skin tone or hair color, and we might try to contour the shadow to flatter, but have you ever done makeup thinking about the shape of your eyes? Just like we dress for our body types, we should contour for our eye types!

Tue 01.14
Bobbi Brown Nude Glow Collection

Bobbi Brown Nude Glow Collection: Bright Ideas

Bobbi has a way of knowing what we need, when we need it. These frigid temperatures are giving us seriously rosy cheeks, and not in the cute, flushed way – in the patchy, blotchy mess kind of way that even the best skincare routine has trouble fighting off.

Tue 11.05
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L’Oreal Wants You To Bring Your Bold…To The Subway

Sure you can buy L’Oreal products on pretty much every street corner in New York City, but now through December 30th, you can also buy them underground. That’s right…you can buy your eye shadow and foundation when you’re on the go now that L’Oreal has unveiled the first ever “intelligent vending experience” in the Bryant Park subway station.

Mon 10.07
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EM Michelle Phan Life Palette: Mix and Match

I’ve been watching Michelle Phan’s YouTube videos since she started out in Florida, and from Barbie tutorials to everyday tips, I’m obsessed. It’s incredible to see where she’s taken her career. The beauty maven’s latest move? A full cosmetics line – em michelle phan.

Wed 09.25
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Beauty Trend Report: Gucci’s Sexy Eyes

Despite the fact that Frida Giannini was inspired by sportswear for her collection this season, it wouldn’t be Gucci without serious sex appeal. To complement the designer’s mesh tops and sheer bras, Pat McGrath opted for a shimmery golden-brown shadow with V-corners for a dewy take on the cat eye.