Make Up Articles

Beauty Questions, Answered – July 2017

Q: Any trick for pulling off the metallic-polish trend? Finger-bling is totally in now, says Angi Wingle, a CND manicurist. For a matchy finish, use a shade that almost blends in with your coloring – silver if you are fair, gold if you are medium or olive toned, copper if you are dark. It looked amazing on the Chanel couture runway. Or clash! It’s cool to wear the ‘wrong’ hue too. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– Q: I always get giant knots in my [...]

Summer’s $25 and Under Beauty Guide

Affordable hairs, makeup, help out items for this hot summer. Get ready to save some money! $25 and Under Skin Miracle The ultra-lightweight moisturizer, Olay Regenerist Micro Sculpting Serum is a distillation from the original formula that won’t make you break out or leave you too shiny, the key ingredients, peptides and vitamins, are incredibly potent, it firms brighten and smooth lines under makeup or sunscreen. Olay Regenerist Micro Sculpting Serum, $25, drugstores Cleansing Bars The most gorgeous, super moisturizing [...]

Trend we love! Shimmery Eye + Shiny Hair

Frosty pale shadow or liner is a fresh ethereal way to telegraph “instantly festive” without having to resort to serious makeup application. In place of harder-to-wear pure whites or anything with the word “glitter” in its name, these subtle, apple blossom pinks are much more skin-flattering. Smudge all the way around your eyes; since the color is so soft, there’s no overdoing it. Sleek, stick-straight hair looks amazing with it: Spritz heat protecting spray onto damp hair, blow dry until [...]

My Maintenance: A top nutritionist’s (eco) beauty essentials

A three year odyssey backpacking around the world (the trip included several shamans, not to mention seven months of living out of her car in Africa) gave New York/L.A. – based nutritionist and yoga instructor Kimberly Snyder a fresh perspective on health and beauty. “These women would look so amazing – and everything they used was natural, and it changed my philosophy”. Here, Snyder’s personal all-natural must haves: Hair Smoother: SHAMPOO – “My all time favorite, 100 percent plant based [...]

Tools of Attraction

“Makeup brushes bring makeup to life,” says Ross Burton of Lancome.  Indeed, without the right brush to apply your blush, it’s just a square of pretty pink powder sitting in a compact. Not only do makeup brushes provide a professional and more natural-looking finish on your face, but they’ll also save you time and money in the long run. Brushes pick up and distribute product without absorbing it – hence making your makeup last a lot longer than if you [...]