Everything is multi-purpose these days – smart phones, kitchen appliances…there are even toilets with heated seats! Why not indulge in beauty products with as many functions? Anything to give you a few more minutes to spend time with your family and friends, or god forbid – sleep – is worth considering.
I’m on a plane almost weekly, and there are a few essential products that I always bring with me. On long haul trips to Europe or Asia, I don’t wear any makeup. Why clog your pores when the people around you are probably sleeping anyway? In spite of its deceptively appropriate shape, the aisle in a plane is not a runway…
Beauty products are like tech products – they just get better and more effective every year. I mean did you know that CC cream is already a thing? I feel like BB just made her first appearance! Some beauty buys can be trendy (dark ‘90s lip liner hasn’t aged so well), but these top choices […]
I’m always trying to minimize the number of products I use. It can be a real drain on time to pile so many on, which is why I love tinted moisturizers. Moisturizer, color, and SPF all in one! Lately, I’ve been using Hourglass’s ivory-tinted lotion. I agreed with Beauty Snob Sharon when she said that […]
When offering up inspiration to Peter Philips, the Creative Director of Chanel Makeup, for the Spring/Summer 2013 Ready-To-Wear Show, Karl Lagerfeld said only one word: shine. With that, Philips created a fresh-faced look for his models, whose eyes and lips were boldly brought out with shimmering color and texture. “The inspiration was actually the floor […]
What a way to make an entrance: NARS’ inauguration to Paris Fashion Week was at ever-chic Roland Mouret, where lead makeup artist, Val Garland, created a look focused on intense, dark eyes and lovely, luminous skin. The designer inspiration was described as: “The attitude of model-turned-singer Leslie Winer meets the fresh-faced look of Princess Stéphanie […]
Right now, I am in Taiwan, the Land of Flawless Skin…where even 60-year-old women glow with natural grace. Instead of getting envious, I get curious. Their secret? BB cream. I wrote about these creams a year ago, but most were Asian brands you couldn’t find in the US or Europe. Now it seems every brand […]
Sometimes it’s best to save the drama for your dress. Just ask Emma Stone, who modeled a fine balance of opulence and ease at the premiere of The Amazing Spider-Man on June 27th. Donning a structured and embellished Chanel dress, she wisely kept her face fresh and light. Her makeup artist, Rachel Goodwin, wanted it […]