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Wed 01.23
Chanel Couture Spring 2013 Beauty

Chanel Couture Spring 2013 Beauty: Meshy Lashes

This collection isn’t the jaw-dropping fantasy that we’re used to seeing, but the setting was certainly fantastical – a fairytale forest brought to life inside Paris’s Grand Palais. And for once the couture took a backseat to beauty.

Thu 12.27

Laura Mercier Arabesque Collection: Ballet Beauty

After the harsh neon hues of late, this is a welcome change! A new year calls for a fresh start, and Laura Mercier’s limited edition Arabesque Collection is just that. The products are light and airy, just the way I like my makeup, and will flatter your face as it is, rather than try to … Continue reading Laura Mercier Arabesque Collection: Ballet Beauty

Mon 12.17

Pink Lipstick Trend: I’m a Barbie Girl

Kristen Stewart has been coming out in full-force on the red carpet lately wearing a lot of sheer, sexy pieces, and her newest sheer style is Barbie pink lipstick. For her On the Road premiere, the starlet went sexy ‘60s with cat-eyes and Chanel’s Rouge Coco lipshine in parfait (at Neiman Marcus for $32.50). This … Continue reading Pink Lipstick Trend: I’m a Barbie Girl

Tue 12.04

Teen Gift Guide: Teenage Dreams

I love holiday shopping for the teens in my family! When you’re young and beginning to experiment with beauty, it’s the most fun. Bright colors and high shine glosses are king. Teens aren’t as concerned yet with preventative beauty like moisturizers or eye creams, and although it’s great to encourage that foresight, what they’ll thank … Continue reading Teen Gift Guide: Teenage Dreams

Thu 11.15

Bobbi Brown: Holiday Spice and Everything Nice

‘Scuse the smudge marks on my Bobbi Brown products! I get so excited when the mailman brings me new goodies that I rip them open immediately to play (even if it’s 10 p.m. and time for bed). Seriously, it’s like Christmas morning! I have to say this is by far one of my favorite BB … Continue reading Bobbi Brown: Holiday Spice and Everything Nice

Thu 10.11

Tarte Holiday 2012 Collection: Ready, Sets, Go

A limited-edition makeup set is the ideal gift for any beauty snob (yourself included), not to mention the easiest. The holidays may seem far off today, but they approach with lightning speed; honestly, I feel like they come faster every year. Tarte’s giving us a jump on the shopping, and an opportunity to skip the … Continue reading Tarte Holiday 2012 Collection: Ready, Sets, Go

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

Wed 10.03

Votre Vu Paris France Le Jolie Crayon: Smear Campaign

A bold eye is key for Fall ’13. It usually feels right to go for smokiness at summer’s end, but this year, more than ever, calls for a deep, mysterious gaze. I’ve been using felt-tipped pen liners for their ease of application and precision of line, but when I need smudging (intentional, of course), there … Continue reading Votre Vu Paris France Le Jolie Crayon: Smear Campaign

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 … Continue reading NARS x Roland Mouret Spring 2013 Show: Rebel, Rebel