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Mon 10.01

NARS x Roland Mouret Spring 2013 Show: Rebel, Rebel

What a way to make an entrance: NARS’ inauguration to Paris Fashion Week was at ever-chic Roland Mouret, where lead makeup artist, Val Garland, created a look focused on intense, dark eyes and lovely, luminous skin. The designer inspiration was described as: “The attitude of model-turned-singer Leslie Winer meets the fresh-faced look of Princess Stéphanie … Continue reading NARS x Roland Mouret Spring 2013 Show: Rebel, Rebel

Wed 07.11

Omorovicza Complexion Perfector BB SPF 20: The Cream Supreme

Right now, I am in Taiwan, the Land of Flawless Skin…where even 60-year-old women glow with natural grace. Instead of getting envious, I get curious. Their secret? BB cream. I wrote about these creams a year ago, but most were Asian brands you couldn’t find in the US or Europe. Now it seems every brand … Continue reading Omorovicza Complexion Perfector BB SPF 20: The Cream Supreme

Tue 07.03

Steal the Look: Emma Stone Goes Light and Luminous

Sometimes it’s best to save the drama for your dress. Just ask Emma Stone, who modeled a fine balance of opulence and ease at the premiere of The Amazing Spider-Man on June 27th. Donning a structured and embellished Chanel dress, she wisely kept her face fresh and light. Her makeup artist, Rachel Goodwin, wanted it … Continue reading Steal the Look: Emma Stone Goes Light and Luminous

Thu 06.28

Top 5 Beach-Tote Essentials: Bare Necessities

It’s that time of year when I’m hopping from one island to the next in stifling heat (jetting off to Phuket in Thailand at the moment!). Which means it’s time to update the items in my cosmetic bag. I love to start July with a few refreshed products. Here, the latest goodies to find a … Continue reading Top 5 Beach-Tote Essentials: Bare Necessities

Thu 05.10

Battle of the Métier de Beauté Foundations: And the Winner Is…

I have used Peau Vierge Anti-Aging Complexe Tinted Treatment for almost two years now. It’s always on my face, even for a quick run at the gym. When I ran out of my third bottle last month, I noticed there were now two other foundation options. When I started using Métier de Beauté, the line … Continue reading Battle of the Métier de Beauté Foundations: And the Winner Is…

Tue 05.08

NARS at the Met: Kirsten Dunst

FACE Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer SPF30/PA+++ At Sephora for $42. Zen Blush At Barneys for $28. EYES Lhasa Single Eyeshadow At Sephora for $24. Marie-Galante Duo Eyeshadow At Sephora for $34. Rue Bonaparte Larger Than Life Long-Wear Eyeliner At Sephora for $23. LIPS Papua Lip Liner Pencil At Sephora for $22 Buenos Aires Velvet Gloss … Continue reading NARS at the Met: Kirsten Dunst

Tue 05.08

NARS at the Met: Kate Bosworth

FACE Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer At Sephora for $42. Penny Lane Cream Blush At Sephora for $28 Douceur Blush At Sephora for $28 EYES Panama Eyebrow Pencil At Barneys for $22 Rue Saint-Honore Larger Than Life Long-Wear Eyeliner At Sephora for $23 All About Eve Duo Eyeshadow At Sephora for $34 Blue Bayou Eyeliner Stylo … Continue reading NARS at the Met: Kate Bosworth

Thu 05.03

Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Tinted Moisturizer: Not So Hot and Heavy

It’s unusual for Kiehl’s to miss the boat, but this time they sure did. I was very surprised to find their Ultra Facial tinted moisturizer to be so thick. Even though it claims to be lightweight and easy-to-absorb, that’s simply not the case. This is anything but a light tint: it’s full-coverage with a stubborn … Continue reading Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Tinted Moisturizer: Not So Hot and Heavy

Wed 04.11

Boost Your Sunscreen: Save Face

You think your foundation with SPF sunscreen is enough coverage for most days? Think again! An article from the Wall Street Journal states that only one out of five people wear sunscreen correctly and consistently each day! The article breaks down what you actually need to protect yourself from the sun’s harmful rays: 1. Antioxidant … Continue reading Boost Your Sunscreen: Save Face