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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 … Continue reading Dolce & Gabbana Lace Collection: A Soft Touch

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

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 … Continue reading Naked Princess: Luxe Lip and Body Products

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 … Continue reading MAC Heavenly Creature: Out of This World

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 … Continue reading Top 5 Big Brights: It’s Electric!

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 … Continue reading NARS Summer 2012 and Thakoon for NARS Nail Collections:

Mon 04.09

Sephora + Pantone Universe Limited Edition Collection

Pantone, the color forecasting and matching firm, has teamed-up with Sephora for a limited edition collection inspired by what Pantone has deemed the color of 2012, Tangerine Tango (“a vibrant orange reminiscent of the radiant shadings of a sunset”). Now orange isn’t my shade when it comes to my face, but the collection extents far … Continue reading Sephora + Pantone Universe Limited Edition Collection

Tue 03.27

Three Custom Color: Re-Create Your Fave Discontinued Shades

We’ve all had an eye shadow, lip gloss, blush, or foundation that we’ve absolutely loved suddenly go off the market and there’s nothing more frustrating than feverishly trying to color match at Sephora. With that in mind Three Custom Color Specialists was created to offer custom blended color cosmetics for eyes, lips, cheeks, and face … Continue reading Three Custom Color: Re-Create Your Fave Discontinued Shades

Thu 03.22

Butter London Launches Lippy

Butter London is a nail polish favorite — not to mention a leader when it comes to setting nail trends given how many runway shows they work on (Alexander Wang, Victoria Beckham, Betsey Johnson, Vena Cava, Calvin Klein, Issa, and Rachel Zoe to name a few) — so it’s about time they branched out! This … Continue reading Butter London Launches Lippy