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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

Fri 12.14

Best Beauty of 2012: And the Award Goes to…

Beauty products are like tech products – they just get better and more effective every year. I mean did you know that CC cream is already a thing? I feel like BB just made her first appearance! Some beauty buys can be trendy (dark ‘90s lip liner hasn’t aged so well), but these top choices … Continue reading Best Beauty of 2012: And the Award Goes to…

Thu 12.13

Anne Hathaway x Chanel: Flawlessly Fantine-tastic

Anne Hathaway may have lost 25 pounds to play dying prostitute Fantine in Les Misérables, but on the film’s red carpet she was fresh faced and gorgeous! Even her short-cropped hair has a perfect healthy shine. Yes, she’s a bit smug, but she has every right to be, even though it’s highly irritating at times. … Continue reading Anne Hathaway x Chanel: Flawlessly Fantine-tastic

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

Fri 10.19

Trend Talk: Burberry Beauty Giveaway!

I had so much fun tweeting and co-hosting the Burberry Trend Talk event with InStyle Magazine! The ultimate highlight was meeting the InStyle Style Ambassador Tai Beauchamp. Not only is she gorgeous (and TALL!), but she was so much fun to dish beauty with. And I loved meeting all of the Beauty Snobs who attended … Continue reading Trend Talk: Burberry Beauty Giveaway!

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

Fri 09.21

Beauty Addicts’ Show-Off Mascara: Quick and Dirty

I thought I’d found the perfect mascara when I first applied Beauty Addicts‘ ShowOff. It thickened, it lengthened, it darkened. It even has Argan Oil for conditioning. It pretty much did everything except my laundry. Each day, I would apply several layers before leaving the house; the stuff never clumped and I could re-apply several … Continue reading Beauty Addicts’ Show-Off Mascara: Quick and Dirty

Thu 07.26

Heat and Perspiration-Resistant Makeup: Rae Cosmetics

Do you wear makeup to the gym? I certainly don’t. I’m acne-prone as is and tend to favor intense workouts so the last thing I need it to clog my pores because of gym-time vanity. That said I can’t help but be intrigued by Rae Cosmetics, a brand that makes makeup specifically for the gym! … Continue reading Heat and Perspiration-Resistant Makeup: Rae Cosmetics