A Garden Party. On Your Face.

Shu-Uemura-Blossom-Eye-Shadow-Makeup-Spring-Summer-2013

In the winter, I tend to stick to fairly classic makeup – black liner, pink cheeks, red lips. The occasional smoky eye if you’re lucky. But come summer, all bets are off. There’s no better time to play around with bright colors, shimmers, and lacquers. Luckily, beauty companies (like Shu Uemera, above) are in agreement and have […]

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Holiday Makeup

 Looks for any occasion.  But since I’m posting this so late, that occasion will probably be New Year’s. 1. Natural-ish American Beauty Eye Shadow in Smoky Bronze, $18   2. Bold Lips                                             MAC […]

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Gift Guide 2k9

Holiday gift ideas for (almost) everyone on your list. The Fashionista J. Crew, Crushed glitter minaudière, $49.50 The Style Strategy: A Less-is-More Approach to Staying Chic and Shopping Smart, By Nina Garcia, $21.99, anthropologie.com J. Crew, Superskinny Satin Belt, $25 Henri Bendel, Sequin Multi Stone Hinged Cuff, $68     The Traveler Smythson, Panama ‘Places […]

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Fall Makeup

A few of the products you need to get the best looks for this fall… Lilac Eyes I’m actually obsessed with these new ads from Givenchy.  I want all of these things- the makeup, the hair, the flowers.  I can’t even see the dress, but I know I want that, too.   Prismissime Eyes in […]

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Who’s the Fairest?

Sample sale sites like Gilt and Rue La La are great because they offer designer clothes and jewelry at huge discounts.  And while I love finding a D&G dress for, like, 200 bucks, I need someplace that will give me discounts on the things that I use everyday like beauty products and makeup. While these […]

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Don’t give me any lip. Actually, please do.

How many times have you excitedly rushed home after buying a new lipstick only to find that it looks nothing like you had hoped?  To make sure that that color in the tube actually looks the way you expect it to, put Rimmel’s Hide the Blemish Concealer on lips before applying the color.  This will […]

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