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 […]

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 […]

Fri 10.28

Lorac TANtilizer Body Bronzing Luminzer: Everything is Illuminated

As we approach November, the temperature might be dropping steadily, but that’s no reason we should let our glowing skin fall by the wayside. Even if you are lucky enough to still be clinging to an Indian-summer tan, we could all use something to maintain that coveted sun-kissed sheen. Lorac‘s TANtilizer, an ultra-wearable body bronzer, […]

Fri 08.26

Dolce & Gabbana The Animalier Glow Bronzing Powder: The Call of the Wild

Cleavage-baring wiggle dresses. Naughty white lace. Leopard prints galore. Dolce & Gabbana are known for answering the call of their animal instincts. It was only a matter of time before they matched their couture with a bronzer only they could devise. The best thing about The Animalier bronzer powder might not be the way it […]

Tue 08.09

Bobbi Brown The New Classics Tortoise Shell Collection: Tortoise Wins the Race

Having just spent eight weeks in Asia, I missed out on some of summer’s best new makeup launches. Luckily, Bobbi‘s team sent me lots of goodies that were waiting for me when I arrived home. My kind of homecoming! Since I was so jetlagged that first night back, I played with all my new makeup […]

Tue 07.05

NARS Blush Bronzer Trio: Terrific Trifecta

What will be joining my Natura Bisse sunscreen and waterproof Chanel eyeliner in my bag of summer necessities? All I have to say is kudos to NARS for giving us the perfect summer vacation companion. What could be better than a bronzer, blusher, and highlighter all in one sporty-sleek zippered compact that’s just perfect to […]

Fri 06.10

MAC Surf, Baby! Studio Careblend/Pressed Powder and Skinsheen Bronzer Stick: Hang Ten

I’ll admit it: My favorite thing about MAC‘s new assortment of bronzers is the surfboard-inspired packaging that exudes pure summer. Very Malibu Skipper, very hanging at the tiki bar. What can I say? I’m a sucker for packaging. Luckily, sometimes you can judge a book by its cover. If you want a face fit for […]

Fri 06.03

MAC “To the Beach” Lustre Drops: Just a Hint of Glint

The classic standby highlighter has been re-released with a “To the Beach” makeover. Meaning the cap is white instead of black. Yes, the packaging looks fresh, but it’s what’s on the inside that counts, and this teeny-tiny bottle can make your whole face appear even fresher. There’s a reason this product has stuck around. MAC […]

Tue 05.24

Shiseido The Makeup Multi-Shade Enhancer: Bronzer

Nothing beats a good bronzer, for a healthy glow, an island shimmer, or even perking up your face when you’re on the sallow side. Shiseido‘s Multi-Shade Enhancer gives perfect results every time I use it. Since I am already tanned, I like the depth of varying shades. I just need that extra layer to even […]