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Mon 05.14

Bobbi Brown Miami Collection: Turn the Beat Around

Bobbi Brown is feeling the heat this summer. More specifically, the Miami heat. Her seasonal collection is designed to make you look like you just spent the last few sunny days lounging in a cabana at the Delano. Or, as she says, it “recreates that fresh glowing look you get at the beach.” Think warm … Continue reading Bobbi Brown Miami Collection: Turn the Beat Around

Mon 04.23

Top 5 Fun-in-the-Sun Products: Sporty, Sexy, Cool

I don’t have to tell you I’m more of “lounge in the shade” than a volleyball-spearing, sand-kicking, wave-catching kind of beach bunny. But even if I am just relaxing in the cabana, sometimes I want a light, natural face of makeup that guarantees to stay put. Here are the best products that guarantee to last … Continue reading Top 5 Fun-in-the-Sun Products: Sporty, Sexy, Cool

Mon 04.16

Lolita-Inspired Beauty: Renewed Innocence

Perhaps the most controversial book of the twentieth century not only disturbs with its portrayal of one deeply disturbed dude – Lolita has become an inevitable style icon. The title character of Vladimir Nabokov’s groundbreaking 1955 novel was actually not a natural beauty, per se, but the girl had loads of allure. Sure, at a … Continue reading Lolita-Inspired Beauty: Renewed Innocence

Mon 03.12

Bobbi Brown Brightening Finishing Powder: Get a Natural Glow in the Perfect Shade without the Harmful UV Rays

As you read this, I am sitting on South Beach. But don’t worry, I would never risk exposing my face to harmful UV rays. I’m under my umbrella, hat on my head and might possibly even have a robe over my bathing suit. (Until 3pm at which time I will tan my body only for … Continue reading Bobbi Brown Brightening Finishing Powder: Get a Natural Glow in the Perfect Shade without the Harmful UV Rays

Wed 02.15

Frugal Snob: Disney’s Limited Edition Tinkerbell-Themed PixiGlow Collection

Pixi and I go waaaay back as it was one of the first brands I consistently bought when I was in High School. I first discovered it at Henri Bendel, but about a year into my obsession they discontinued the range and Sephora picked it up. Another year or so later Sephora discontinued the line … Continue reading Frugal Snob: Disney’s Limited Edition Tinkerbell-Themed PixiGlow Collection

Tue 02.07

(Plā) Beauty Bronzer: Pounce on This Cougar

Animal instincts never hurt when it comes to makeup. (Plā) Beauty is in touch with theirs – their Cougar bronzer, in a spotty print, is fun and pleasing to the eye before you even apply it. And it has actual benefits once on the face, as well. For bronzer, using a mix of colors is … Continue reading (Plā) Beauty Bronzer: Pounce on This Cougar

Fri 01.06

Take Runway to Reality: Opposites Attract at Chanel

And don’t they always when it comes to finding the fine balance for making up our faces? A strong eye requires a light lip, and vice versa, unless you want to look like an eighties-era streetwalker or a little girl who got lost in her mommy’s vanity. While the extreme raccoon eyes at the recent … Continue reading Take Runway to Reality: Opposites Attract at Chanel

Wed 11.16

Josie Maran Bronzing Argan Oil: Josie Strikes Oil Twice

Recently thanks to Redken, I just found out their argan oil has a delicious effect on my hair. Two years ago, thanks to Josie Maran, I found out her argan oil had an amazing effect on my skin. Now I’m not a big bronzer girl, but I decided to finally give the bronzing variation of … Continue reading Josie Maran Bronzing Argan Oil: Josie Strikes Oil Twice

Wed 11.09

Topshop Smoke & Mirrors Collection: That Seventies Show

Since its release last year, Topshop has garnered surprisingly positive attention, as well as a cult following, for their high-value makeup line. This fall, for their limited-edition “Smoke & Mirrors” collection, the mega-store was inspired by 1970s ingénues – think sunny yet sultry beauties like Ali McGraw, Farrah Fawcett, and Goldie Hawn. It’s all about … Continue reading Topshop Smoke & Mirrors Collection: That Seventies Show