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Mon 06.29
NET-A-PORTER Beauty Summer Kit

NET-A-PORTER Beauty Summer Kit: What’s Better than a Dozen Roses?

A dozen beauty products! If you love the beauty-in-a-box genius of brands like Glossy Box and Birchbox, then you’re going to love the luxe offerings of NET-A-PORTER Beauty’s Summer Kit, a collection of the retailer’s bestsellers. It’s perfect for those who can’t commit to full-size summer goodies…

Thu 06.11
The 20-Minute Lip

The 20-Minute Lip

Young women have it made in more ways than one. With their perfectly smooth lips, it’s a simple matter for them to apply even the darkest of goth lip colors in a nano-second, and run out of the house confident that their lipstick will not seep into the nether regions beyond their vermillion border.

Mon 01.26
Three Minutes to the Perfect Pout

Three Minutes to the Perfect Pout: Fake It to Make It

A full pout is undeniably alluring (see: Angelina Jolie), but we weren’t all born with one and as we age, a loss of volume thins out the lips that we do have. No matter! With this set of products, you can fake the look and it’s all possible in just three short minutes…

Fri 11.21
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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.

Tue 11.11
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Memebox: The Korean Birchbox

I never really got into the box trend or the Beach Mint, Shoe Mint, etc trend, but Memebox has changed my mind – and there is no monthly commitment…just adorable Korean products in a box!

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.

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 01.15
Estee Lauder Derek Lam Collection

Estee Lauder Derek Lam Collection: Two for One

Two of my favorite things – bags and beauty – from one of my favorite designers. What more could I ask for??

Tue 12.31
Best Beauty Products of 2013

Best Beauty Products of 2013: Top of the Line

I have an elaborate 13-step beauty routine, and while I consider all 13 of those products as personal essentials, a few stuck out from the pack as the top five of the year. So without further ado, here are the best beauty products of 2013 – the ones that I just couldn’t live without. What were yours?