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Holiday Gifts with Heart

Holiday Gifts with Heart

The oft-quoted statistic says that 20% of New Yorkers go to bed hungry, and that one in four children in New York goes to bed hungry. Horrifying. A close friend of mine was one of those kids, and to this day she has anxiety about ever returning to the times when creditors were knocking on her parents’ front door and dinner wasn’t guaranteed.

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Holiday Gifts with Heart

Your Tastefully Garish Halloween Look

Ricky’s NYC is Mecca for Halloween costumes, makeup, and accessories so I turned to their beauty pros to get some inspiration for a tastefully garish look. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to wear a pink wig…

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Why You Might Want to Use Facial Oil — Even on Oily Skin

Facial oils aren’t evil – even if you have oily skin! In fact, facial oils, for the most part, work for all skin types. Why? Most people with oily skin tend to over-cleanse in an effort to control the levels of oil on their skin. Unfortunately, this only makes your skin produce more oil…

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Tom Ford Fall 2015 Collection

Tom Ford Fall 2015 Beauty Collection

Tom Ford has launched a number of new beauty items for fall. The standouts, however, are his primers. I’ve been using his Illuminating Primer since it launched a few years ago and it’s fantastic (tied with Hourglass’, which I also love).

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The London Fashion Week Look You Have to See

The London Fashion Week Look You Have to See

It’s hard to believe that there’s a real model under all this makeup…but there is! Gareth Pugh is no stranger to envelope-pushing beauty, but this is particularly stunning. Though there’s little to inspire a real street look (do love that hair, though…), this is awe-inspiring in terms of originality and execution.

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Runway Makeup You'll Actually Want to Try

Runway Makeup You’ll Actually Want to Try

NYFW had some crazy looks this season, especially Hood by Air’s un-blended contoured faces (read: clown makeup). One place where we saw beauty that can actually inspire real women was at Theory’s show where La Prairie and makeup artist Mark Carrasquillo led the team.

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Medical Beauty Research BioChange

Medical Beauty Research BioChange: Open, Treat, Close

I recently discovered the Medical Beauty Research line of products. Though the name doesn’t sound sexy and their marketing campaign is non-existent, their products really work. The German brand was founded by dermatologists and plastic surgeons, which isn’t new, but their approach and ingredients are. The rules for caring for your skin are open, treat, … Continue reading “Medical Beauty Research BioChange: Open, Treat, Close”

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Charlotte Tilbury x Snob Essentials

Charlotte Tilbury x Snob Essentials: The Uptown Girl

Tina’s made no secret of loving all things Charlotte Tilbury, from the Magic Cream that started it all to the Goddess Skin clay mask; so when she was asked to participate in the beauty authority’s 10 Women Takeover blog series, I have to imagine there was no hesitation.

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Facial Best Practices: The Dos and Don’ts You Need to Know

Getting a facial should be more than just a massage. You want to see results – but not the kind of results that leave you with redness from extractions or breakouts. I have very sensitive skin so I no longer do extractions (one too many bad experiences).

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