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Tue 03.22
Proactiv Repairing Concealer

Proactiv Repairing Concealer: Fight Acne with Your Concealer

There are few things as annoying as having a breakout and knowing full well that by covering it up with makeup, you’re only making it worse. But then if you don’t, at least for me, it ends up heavily weighing down my confidence (and it doesn’t matter how many times my girlfriends tell me they don’t notice or my boyfriend tells me I’m beautiful). Finally, there’s an answer!

Wed 12.02
Top 5 Must-Try Primers

Top 5 Must-Try Primers: Prime-Time Slot

If you wear foundation without a primer, you may want to reconsider your beauty routine. You can wear primer by itself, but trust me, do not wear foundation on its own. Here’s why: If you wear foundation on naked skin, all of that foundation just oozes and sinks into your pores, fine lines, and wrinkles – and makes them bigger. It’s like pouring cement into sand! Okay, that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but it’s the same idea.

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Top 5 Must-Try Primers
Wed 10.21

Your Tastefully Garish Halloween Look

Ricky’s NYC is Mecca for Halloween costumes, makeup, and accessories so I turned to their beauty pros to get some inspiration for a tastefully garish look. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to wear a pink wig…

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Your Tastefully Garish Halloween Look
Mon 09.21
Runway Makeup You'll Actually Want to Try

Runway Makeup You’ll Actually Want to Try

NYFW had some crazy looks this season, especially Hood by Air’s un-blended contoured faces (read: clown makeup). One place where we saw beauty that can actually inspire real women was at Theory’s show where La Prairie and makeup artist Mark Carrasquillo led the team.

Wed 08.05

How to Detox Your Beauty Bag for Summer

You might be surprised to learn that many ingredients that are beneficial in the winter can become problematic in the summer, which is why switching things up come summer is imperative.

Fri 06.26
Rodial Sculpting Makeup Collection

Rodial Sculpting Makeup Collection

Rodial is awesome. Not only do their products work, but the names/packaging are awesome and the company is at the forefront when it comes to new ingredients.

Mon 06.08
Best Beauty Travel Sets

Best Beauty Travel Sets: The Jet Sets

Those who travel a lot know that if you don’t absolutely need to bring a product, it stays at home (and I say that as a Beauty Snob!). Any excess cream, oil, or cleanser is just another pound to carry or worse – a potential spill in your suitcase.

Thu 04.30

Hourglass’ New Ambient Lighting Bronzer

Are you a fan of Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder? If you’ve tried it, you probably are. The whole Ambient line is awesome. It’s one of the few where any product can be applied fairly haphazardly, and you won’t end up looking like a clown.

Fri 11.21

Top 5 Charlotte Tilbury Faves: Getting Tilburized

Right at the top of my Beauty Bucket List is having Charlotte Tilbury do my makeup. This weekend, I came one step closer when her right hand, Nelson Catarino, worked his special Tilbury magic and gave me her signature Rocker Chick face.