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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 02.29

By Terry Hyaluronic Face Glow Hydra-Matte Nude Base: You’ve Got That Glow

The name may be a mouthful, but this product is as light and easy as can be. As you know I loathe a face full of cakey makeup, so I usually steer clear of foundations. Leave it to master of makeup innovation, By Terry, to come out with an anti-foundation skin perfector – one that […]

Thu 02.02

Benefit Hello Flawless Oxygen Wow! Brightening Makeup: The “Wow!” Effect

I don’t wear foundation – I hate it, actually. The older I get, the less makeup I wear. (Oh, the irony. I wasn’t allowed to wear makeup as a teenager and had to apply each morning at my bestie’s house before school!) For a light look and feel, I’ve been using La Roche-Posay BB sunscreen […]

Mon 12.26

Murad Hybrids Skin Perfecting Primer Matte Finish: Prime Time Special

I’ve had a totally different experience with the Murad Hybrids Skin Perfecting Primer from Tina’s rash nightmare. The formula I use is the Matte Finish – when I have the option, I always prefer matte since my skin glistens with oil on its own. I also have extremely sensitive skin; if I scratch too hard, […]

Mon 12.19

Sandra Bullock in Chanel: Natural Wonder

Chic alert! Is it just me or is Sandra Bullock getting increasingly lovely and sophisticated with age? At the premiere of her new film, “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” in New York City on Thursday, Sandy not only flaunted a razor-sharp, black satin Alexander McQueen suit and pin-straight hair to match, she showed off a […]

Thu 11.17

Givenchy Photo’Perfexion Fluid Foundation: Seriously Thick-Skinned

This is the thickest…nix that. This is the scariest foundation I have ever used. With super-heavy coverage that makes MAC Studio Sculpt look like tinted moisturizer, Givenchy’s fluid foundation sits on your face like a second skin. One that’s not necessarily your own. It’s designed to function like a concealer to rid your face of […]

Thu 11.10

Vera Wang Fall 2011 Beauty: Smoke and Mirrors

When we think fall makeup, deep berry lips and Joan Jett-rimmed eyes tend to come to mind. At Vera Wang‘s Fall 2011 runway show, she put a new spin the autumn face that will rev up your routine without turning it totally upside down. Smoky lavender makes for a twist on the traditional dark, mysterious […]

Mon 11.07

Tom Ford Beauty Traceless Foundation Stick

It’s hard not to sound like a paid spokesperson when talking about Tom Ford’s 120-piece cosmetic range because it’s just that flawlessly fantastic. I mean wow – I dare you to stop by one of his boutiques, Neiman Marcus, or Bergdorf Goodman and not want it all! I previewed the range at a Fashion’s Night […]

Mon 10.31

Koh Gen Do Moisture Concealer for Professional: Don’t Show and Tell

A makeup artist showed me a trick to cover flaws, like dark spots or pimples. You first cover the area with a dark concealer and then follow up with a lighter one on top – the flaw doesn’t show through (the darkness totally covers it; the light topper blends with your skin tone)! But who […]