Wed 09.26

Bite Beauty Honey Lip Lacquers

Am I the only one who has never heard of waterproof glosses before? Well that’s just what Bite’s new high-pigment Honey Lip Lacquer glosses are…just so you know in case you plan on swimming in your makeup….or drink water like a mad woman like me! Bite first caught my attention because they’re made exclusively with […]

Fri 08.31

Benefit Dallas Pressed Powder and Ultra-Plush Lip Gloss: Texas Hold ‘Em

One of Benefit’s many charmingly packaged pressed powders is not a just-released shade, but it is the perfect shade for the moment, as we transition out of the dog days of summer and into fall (so soon already!). This tawny, sun-kissed powder is described as the “outdoor glow for the indoor girl.” Present! Even though […]

Thu 07.19

Chanel Glossimer Vs. Maybelline ColorSensational: The Greater Gloss

You should know by now that I carry no less than half a dozen lip glosses with me at all times. Many girlfriends who go out with me don’t even bother carrying a makeup bag anymore, as they know I’ll have everything they need on hand to get through the night. One of my biggest […]

Tue 07.10

Dolce & Gabbana Lace Collection: A Soft Touch

It was only a matter of time before consistently sensual (and bustier-obsessed) Dolce & Gabbana embraced sheer lace in their cosmetic line. And it suits them as well as you would expect! While their bronzer, a super-natural formula that glides on with supreme ease, looked intimidating in a the dark leopard Animalier formula, their Sicilian […]

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 […]

Tue 07.03

Naked Princess: Luxe Lip and Body Products

Gross fact – the average woman will ingest over 2 lbs of lipstick in her lifetime! With that in mind I’m trying to be a little more cautious of what I let touch my lips these days and was therefore immediately drawn to Naked Princess (OK…the catchy name had a little something to do with […]

Wed 06.27

MAC Heavenly Creature: Out of This World

Minerals of this earth and hues far beyond it serve as the inspiration for MAC’s latest collection (from shopping to sailors, their ability to switch gears at the drop of a micro-season always keeps me on my toes). Even if we’re talking eye shadow, our skin craves something different this time of year – something […]

Thu 04.12

Top 5 Big Brights: It’s Electric!

It’s not just me – hot-hue fever seems to be everywhere. Even if I’m too timid to wear these captivating colors out of the house, I can’t help but feel energized just looking at them. From the street to the beach, perk up your lips, eyes, or nails with a brilliant shot of Technicolor. Just […]

Tue 04.10

NARS Summer 2012 and Thakoon for NARS Nail Collections:

NARS is taking us on vacation this summer! From Naples to Argentina to the Guadeloupean archipelago to Russia and beyond, their latest hues are inspired by exotic locales and their natural opulence. Summer is about carefree beauty, and their latest, ranging from earthy, in-depth rich to the seriously shimmering, evokes a nonchalant mood. Nars was […]