Tue 03.06

Steal the Look: Lanvin Fall 2012’s Purr-fect Eyes

Even though it’s not quite over, I can already safely say: my favorite look out of all of Paris Fashion Week was seen at Lanvin. With a porcelain complexion, naturally pretty pink lip, and one seriously exaggerated, dramatic cat eye, this glossy look was as spring-fresh as it was rock ‘n’ roll. During NYFW last […]

Wed 02.29

Steal the Look: Karolina Kurkova at the Oscars

How did I miss one of my all-time favorite supermodels at the Oscars the other night? Karolina Kurkova was wearing, hands down, one of the most unique and beautiful outfits from Armani Privé: an open-back jumpsuit in a shimmering shade of champagne. And let’s discuss her flawless hair and face – I mean, so gorgeous I […]

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 […]

Thu 01.12

NARS Spring 2012 Collection + MUR Water

NARS Spring 2012 Collection and Makeup Removing Water: Bold. Saturated. Womanly. François Nars’s latest color collection is all those things and more. Nars, a total expert when it comes to beautiful hues, knows that for every rich, audacious shade you need one that’s soft and shimmering to set it off. The Spring 2012 collection is […]

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 […]

Fri 01.06

Guerlain ‘Noir G’ Mascara

Who doesn’t love Guerlain’s Rouge G de Guerlain Lipstick? The packaging is genius! Now, inspired by the chic Guerlain fave, the brand has launched Guerlain Noir G Mascara ($49). The mascara tube features the same innovative packaging with a mirror that pops open when you pull on the case and the formulation is designed to […]

Fri 12.30

Face by Bobbi Brown: A Good Kind of New Year’s Drama

Participating in Bobbi Brown’s Pretty Powerful campaign was such an incredible experience! I was featured on Bobbi’s site, but I had no idea she put me on her brochure for “Dramatic” makeup tips! I walked into her office last month and there I was, on her inspiration board. She told me she looks at me […]

Fri 12.30

Top 5 Runway-to-Reality Wrongs of 2011: Don’t Take It to the Streets

When it comes to beauty, we look to the runway for inspiration. Even if we can’t afford the lust-worthy accessories and covetable couture sent marching down the runway, we can at least appropriate the beauty looks to our own routines, right? Well, sometimes! While loads of looks (a scarlet lip and naked eye, the dewy, […]

Wed 12.21

Laura Mercier Lingerie Collection: Next to Nothing

Lingerie on your face? A crazy-sounding concept has never looked more seductive. Think romance with a playful side. Laura Mercier’s Global Artistry Director, Matin Maulawizada, was inspired by the soft, feminine shades of lace and the Victorian era. Warming corals and soft roses, juicy peaches and sheer apricots create a warm palette, just in time […]