Makeup Wars Go To Makeup Look!

This week our Makeup Wars bloggers are discussing our go-to makeup products and looks. My quick, easy causal/weekend look is very simple. I start with a lightweight foundation–I’ve been loving the new bareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Foundation (reviewed here). For a little more coverage, I like Laura Mercier Smooth Fluide Foundation ((reviewed here). Next […]

Get The Look-Golden Globes 2014

The Golden Globes did not disappoint last night. I saw some of the most exquisite gowns I’ve seen in a long time with impeccable hair and makeup. Here are some of the looks straight from the Red Carpet! Inspired by the classic shape of the hourglass, celebrity makeup artist Genevieve Herr gave Julia Roberts a […]

Get The Look with Lancome at The People’s Choice Awards!

It’s no secret that I am a HUGE Lancóme fan. I was introduced to the brand as a young model when I was in my 20’s and the line continues to fulfill my needs as I age. Here are few looks from The People’s Choice Awards I think are worth mentioning. The Breakdown: Makeup artist […]

Frugal Friday – NYX Mortal Instruments Parallel Worlds Makeup Collection

Dark, mysterious and dangerous. Venture into this new collection inspired by the Mortal Instruments City of Bones. Everything you need to create an innocent day look inspired by Clary or a sultry night look inspired by Isabel.   Um, okay I admit I had no idea what this meant when I spied the NYX Mortal […]

Lancome Fall 2013 Makeup Collection: Review, Pics and Swatches!

    Kate Winslet is stunning wearing Lancome’s Absolu Désir Fall 2013 Makeup Collection. Paris.  A city defined by effortlessly chic, timeless beauty. From the streets of the Marais to the cobblestone of St. Germain, Paris is filled with the world’s most envied and beautiful women living the joie de vivre. This fall, we invite every […]

Get The Look: Kerry Washington in Lancome

Kerry Washington looks fabulous at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards.  I especially like the bright lips and long lashes! Makeup Artist Carola Gonzalez created a rock-n-roll glam look for Kerry Washington; pairing a subtle eye and high-volume lashes with a bold red lip to perfectly compliment the star’s jewel studded Stella McCartney dress. Tip from Carola: […]

Le Metier de Beaute and Oscar de la Renta–The Perfect Marriage

As a frustrated wedding planner, I can appreciate this luxurious paring. Can you imagine the well dressed and beautiful babies this couple would have? That’s kind of what happened at the Oscar de la Renta  Spring 2014 Bridal Show. Le Metier’s Director of Makeup, Mikey Castillo and LMdB’s team of expert artists created the look behind this […]

Laura Mercier Folklore Collection: Review, Pics and Swatches

      Introducing the Folklore Collection by Laura Mercier. Rich, earthy and tribal colours inspired by cultures of South and Central America make up the Summer 2013 Collection. I’m reading a book on Native Americans in the 1890’s and these colors remind me so much of the landscape in the west at that time. The red […]