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Wed 08.24

The Sephora Collection Brush Wand: The Magic Wand

Finally, a makeup brush that really works for you. Everyone needs one of these Sephora Brush Wand sets in their beauty bag. It’s a single wand with everything you need. On-the-go make up application it doesn’t get easier than this. The wand consists of four detachable brush tips held together by magnets. The rounded tip […]

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 08.02

Sephora Collection’s New Double Ended Brushes

I have to preface this post by saying hands down my all-time favorite brush is Hourglass’ retractable one. It’s seriously fantastic and you can use it for everything from foundations to highlighters and blushes. That said Sephora Collection’s new double ended brushes are pretty stellar as well. I love that they come in bright popping […]

Thu 07.21

Shiseido x HSN: Shiseido’s Unexpected Homecoming

Breaking News! Shiseido, the venerable cosmetics line, is partnering with HSN, the Home Shopping Network! This is major for Beauty Snobsof all walks. Many of Shiseido’s most innovative products will be featured in this launch (including their Bioperformance Corrective Serum, the Benefiance Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream and the White Lucent Spot Target Serum). This is an […]

Mon 07.11

Hourglass Introduces Film Noir Lash Lacquer

Anyone I know who has tried Hourglass, loves Hourglass. Their brushes? I’m obsessed. Not only are they the perfect density (I use the $42 Retractable Foundation Brush to apply everything from powder foundation, to blush, to highlighting powder), but you don’t need to clean them that often because they’re made with PETA-friendly takelon bristles, which […]

Tue 01.04

Napoleon Perdis’ Swept Away Collection

I love NYC, but I’m not made for cold weather! If I could stomach the thought of driving and leaving my family I would have moved to California a long time ago. Meanwhile warm-weather vacations and sitting atop my heater will have to do (even if it does mean my hands are always cracking…). I […]

Fri 12.10

BeautyBlender Set

When it comes to sponge applicators, BeautyBlender is my absolute favorite. Not only does it have a bright, easy-to-spot pink color (do you other Beauty Snobs waste as much time as I do rummaging through your makeup arsenal looking for a particular item!??), but it also has a unique elliptical shape to help blend in […]

Tue 10.26

Oprah’s Makeup Artist Teams with HissyFit

Reggie Wells, the Emmy award winning makeup artist behind Oprah Winfrey’s look for more than two decades, has been named the International Creative Director of Hissyfit. The Australian brand is still relatively new and is best known now for their 3-in-1 beauty products – their Body Double moisturizer ($39 – awesome because it has SPF […]

Wed 09.29

T3 Barrel Brush Large Ceramic + Tourmaline 3″

These giant brushes came inside swag bags on every seat at Derek Lam’s Spring 2011 show at Lincoln Center two weeks ago along with a set of Estee Lauder lipglosses (Derek’s sponsors, obviously).  Everyone took the Estee Lauder lipglosses out of their bags and left these brushes, me– I clutched on to mine all day […]