Beauty Tips
Fri 11.23

Trend Alert: Ombré Lips

We’ve had our fill of ombré via hair, bags, jeans, and dresses, or have we?! How about ombré  lips?! As with any ombré style, you can go subtle (does having lipstick fade throughout the day count as ombré trendy??) or loud – neon brights give your pucker a lot to talk about, but I like playing with a dark […]

Fri 11.16

By Terry Hyaluronic Eye Primer: Bright Eyes

No matter how much sleep you get or how well you manage your stress, the reality is that some people will always have dark circles under their eyes. A lot of the reason has to do with skin tone. If you’re pale, your veins are more visible. When that’s the case, the simple solution is […]

Mon 10.22

Celebrity Esthetician, Renée Rouleau Shares Five Tips for Healing a Blemish Fast

Editor’s note: I can personally attest to the Anti-cyst treatment. Whenever I feel a painful blemish on my face, I start on the Anti-Cyst immediately. Takes mere days for it to magically disappear! – Tina As a celebrity esthetician with practices in Dallas, LA and NY, one of the most frustrating concerns of my clients […]

Tue 10.16

Burberry Beauty: Trend Talk with InStyle Style Ambassador Tai Beauchamp

There are a few brands that I consider my mainstays, and Burberry is definitely one of them. I mean, a girl cannot have enough Burberry trench coats (coated canvas, quilted, leather, studded, metallic – I have all of them!), boots, scarves, sharply tailored clothes, or perfectly fitting sunglasses. All are easy, chic pieces that I […]

Fri 10.05

Chanel Spring/Summer 2013 Show: From Lagerfeld’s Floor to the Grand Palais

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 […]

Mon 10.01

NARS x Roland Mouret Spring 2013 Show: Rebel, Rebel

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 […]

Thu 09.13

NYFW Standout: Tory Burch’s Messy Fishtail Braids

With the best collection of her career so far, Tory Burch gave us a taste of the whole, wide, flavorful world for Spring ’13. Vibrant and festive, a mix of embroidery and eyelet; wax, wheat, and Bazin prints; flowing appliquéd and embellished dresses; and jaunty beaded moccasins captured my heart, but what really finished off […]

Thu 08.16

Dorissiderm Bio-Cellulose Peptide Repair Mask: Peel and Polish

I have an arsenal of facemasks to rival those of most spas – from SKII to lesser-known Asian brands – and I have literally tried them all. I recently discovered one from Dr. Kendrick that is life-changing. (I don’t use that term lightly, having found only a handful of products worthy of it!) Instead of […]

Mon 07.09

Best of Haute Couture Beauty: Chanel Sweetens the Deal

It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that my award for best in haute couture show goes to Chanel’s sweet yet strong faces. Their Creative Director, Peter Philips, rarely disappoints, and for the vintage-inspired collection, glimmering with sparkly tights, metallic silver-woven tweeds, and dégradé sequins, he delivered beauty to match the grounded-meets-ethereal feel. While […]