Snob Essentials

Fall 2013 Aveda Collection

I recently spoke with NET-A-PORTER’s president Alison Loehnis about fashion trends and she said that muted shades, especially pink, will be big for the fall. It’s no secret that beauty often takes its cue from fashion, so the Fall 2013 Aveda collection seems to be on the right track.

The Heat is On

The Heat is On: Summer Beauty Tips from Jamie O’Banion

The brains behind Beauty Bio-Science, Jamie O’Banion, shares her summer make up tips!


Get the Look: Elle Macpherson’s Nude Lip

Nothing goes better with a bold smoky eye than a nude lip, but what people tend to forget is that it’s a versatile look that would work just as well with a more neutral eye, as Elle Macpherson demonstrates in the image above. The key is to make sure your lips don’t disappear. For that … Continue reading “Get the Look: Elle Macpherson’s Nude Lip”


Summer Beauty Looks: From Runway to Real Life

The Fall 2013 shows brought us countless beauty looks to try (some crazier than others!), but the ones that caught my eye were at Bottega Veneta and Jil Sander. Both runways were dominated by prominent brows, flush nude lips, and soft eyes. This focus on easy beauty is just what you want in the summer. … Continue reading “Summer Beauty Looks: From Runway to Real Life”


Estee Lauder Pure Color Pretty Naughty Collection

It’s kind of funny to me that Estee Lauder’s Spring 2013 collection is called Pretty Naughty because Lauder is one of the last brands I think of when it comes to naughty – hence the double entendre with “pretty” I presume. The brand’s take on naughty is just up my alley because it balances soft … Continue reading “Estee Lauder Pure Color Pretty Naughty Collection”


By Terry Or de Rose Baume Precieux: Rose Gold

By Terry already has hands down the best lipgloss, so if you’re an addict (at least I can admit it!), then you’ll want to step up your game with her Or de Rose – a gloss made with real 24 carat pink gold specks! Yes, this might sound like decadence for decadence’s sake, but it’s … Continue reading “By Terry Or de Rose Baume Precieux: Rose Gold”