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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.

Tue 07.14

Top 9 Sunscreens: Sun Control

I wear sunscreen 365 days a year, but between exposing extra skin in our summer clothes and taking trips to the beach, there’s no denying that now is the most crucial time for everyone to remember their SPF.

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…

Tue 09.16
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London Fashion Week Spring 2015 Trend Alert: All Natural

The natural beauty trend we saw take over the runways in New York – taken to the extreme at Marc Jacobs where the designer sent out his models more or less completely au natural – re-appeared in London. Here’s a look at some standouts.

Thu 08.28
Camila Coelho Interview

Camila Coelho Interview: Watch and Learn

If you’re a fan of YouTube beauty tutorials, odds are you know about the talented Ms. Camila Coelho. MakeUpByCamila2 has well over half a million subscribers, and that’s not even including the ones keeping up with her Portuguese channel, which has about a million more!

Tue 07.08
Best Bronze Self-Tanning Spray & Luminate Illuminate Shimmer

Best Bronze Self-Tanning Spray & Luminate Illuminate Shimmer: Glow for It

I’ve spent my entire life chasing the perfect tan. Growing up in a typical Chinese household, I was told to never get dark. White skin is a sign of beauty…yada yada yada.

Mon 06.23
Miami Beach Launches Suncare Line

Miami Beach Launches Suncare Line

To know me is to know that I’m obsessed with the idea of moving to South Beach, and just when I thought I couldn’t love Miami more I got word of the launch of Miami Beach Suncare, a new line spearheaded by the city of Miami Beach.

Wed 04.23

Clarins Radiance-Plus Golden Glow Booster

I’m one of those people who only gets “tanned” when she misses a patch of skin and accidentally gets burned first. While I love the sun I always shield myself from it to prevent both wrinkles and burns. I wish I could tan; maybe it’s because the grass is always greener on the other side, but tan people seem to have it so much easier than us pale girls!

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.