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Thu 08.18

Caudalie Vinoperfect Day Perfecting Fluid: Primetime Special

Who wants to wear a full face of foundation if they don’t have to? While I will try just about anything for a relatively flawless face (and I’m still obsessed with my By Terry foundation brush), I’m a huge fan of products that remind me that less is more. Caudalie‘s Vinoperfect Day Perfecting Fluid may […]

Fri 07.29

Too Faced Melt-Proofing Makeup: Don’t Sweat It!

“Why be pretty when you can be gorgeous?” is the philosophy behind this edgy cosmetics line and, accordingly, its motto. Agreed! Founded eleven years ago by makeup artist, Jerrod Blandino, and cosmetics expert, Jeremy Johnson, this indie beauty line is the choice of many celebs, including Madonna, Gwen Stefani, and Sienna Miller. Too Faced understands […]

Mon 07.11

Hourglass Introduces Film Noir Lash Lacquer

Anyone I know who has tried Hourglass, loves Hourglass. Their brushes? I’m obsessed. Not only are they the perfect density (I use the $42 Retractable Foundation Brush to apply everything from powder foundation, to blush, to highlighting powder), but you don’t need to clean them that often because they’re made with PETA-friendly takelon bristles, which […]

Fri 06.17

Napoleon Perdis “Rock On!” Mattifying Mineral Primer and Advanced Mineral Makeup (SPF 15): The Bare Essentials

Mineral makeup has maintained a good deal of buzz around it for years, but I never understood what all the fuss was about. Until now! While most leave a weird sheen – one that’s unnatural for a formula that’s based on the concept of being natural! – the rarely found creamier versions do me well. […]

Mon 01.17

Julianne Moore at 2011 Golden Globes

Julianne Moore is a favorite of mine, I saw her in Milan at an event last year and she is tiny in person!  And really really beautiful, it’s her bone structure, her face is perfectly proportioned.  She looked flawless last night on the red carpet of the Golden Globe Awards in a dazzling pink, Lanvin […]

Thu 01.06

Sephora’s New Skincare Range

So many months ago that I can’t even remember when, I went to a preview event to check-out the Sephora branded products that have just now launched in stores. Its been hard to keep mum about the line, especially the new Smart Dual Action Exfoliator ($24)! When it comes to beauty bargain shopping – value […]

Tue 12.28

By Terry Enhancer

I go back and forth on By Terry products.  The NutriLift foundation gave great coverage but every time I used it I felt like I was schlacking cement on my face so I put it away.  The Light Expert is a great pen foundation but too sheer for the winter months.  Then I saw the […]

Fri 07.16

Beauty Disaster: Murad Hybrid Skin Perfecting Primer Dewy Finish

UPDATE: I just arrived in Taiwan and saw several emails from the Murad PR team responding to my email about my reaction to the product. They offered to have a skin care specialist call me immediately but unfortunately I was on a flight to LA and then Asia so I did not have the opportunity […]