Your Next Favorite Makeup Brand & Product Review: Votre Vu

Votre Vu. Just the name of this brand alone transports me to France where I envision myself with freshly manicured nails eating a toasted croissant with an accordion playing in the background. But, I digress. Votre Vu is a brand I stumbled upon when I attended Cosmoprof North America’s annual tradeshow. The brand creates skin…

Morgan Taylor Lacquer Runway Recap: Spring/Summer 2017

Several fashion designers including Creatures of the Wind, Rodarte, Tanya Taylor, The Blonds and Zero + Maria Cornejo collaborated with the Morgan Taylor Lacquer Pro Team to make sure model’s nails on the runways were polished to perfection during Spring/Summer 2017 fashion week in New York City. The nail lacquer company collaborated with guest artists…

In NYC? Attend A Free Event with Celebrity MUA & Gucci Cosmetics

Celebrity Makeup Artist, Aaron Smith Henrikson will be revealing the new Gucci Cosmetics Fall/Winter 2016 Color Collection and providing makeup consultations at Saks Fifth Avenue NYC this Saturday, September 24th! Aaron has worked with icon Pat McGrath for over a decade, and recently worked with top celebrities including Madonna, Cara Delevigne and Karlie Kloss. You…

Is Orange Eyeshadow the Next Big Makeup Trend?

London Fashion Week kicked off on September 16th and during the first couple of days of the shows, we noticed a trend: orange eyeshadow. Whether applied as a soft accent or dramatic eye, check out some of the makeup looks that has us asking, is orange the new black? If you love the look, try…

Nail Art: CND for Libertine S/S 2017

CND created 25 jaw-dropping nail designs for the Libertine Spring/Summer 2017 runway show during New York Fashion Week, which took place at Skylight Clarkson Sq. Inspired by Libertine’s punk rock collection, the nails evoked the 1970s and ‘80s, but also had an unusual twist of Victorian and new wave elements. CND artists put in nearly…

Go Big or Go Home: NYFW Embraces Natural Hair Trend

From 3a to 4c, textured hair has been seen on almost every runway during this season’s Spring/Summer 2017 New York Fashion Week shows. This new acceptance of playful, thick locks is the industry’s way of making a statement that natural hair is beautiful, and, having a moment. Below we share our top picks of gorgeous…

Product Review: COLORSMASH Temporary Hair Shadow

Purple. It’s been a favorite color of mine since Willa Wonka rocked that suede purple jacket making the color a must-have fashion trend. But, I decided that I like the color so much that it needs to be used far beyond clothing or makeup; it needs to be used in my hair. This happened rather…

Brands We Love: Indie Beauty Expo Top Picks

Many people are unaware of just how many amazing beauty brands are out there. But, there are a whole host of brands vying for your attention that haven’t made the big time. There brands are located outside of local drugstore chains or department stores and are forces to be reckoned with due to the newness…

Dove and Aeneas…..

If you do not understand the title, let me explain. The actual title should be “Dido and Aeneas,” which is an opera by Henry Purcell. This is a production that I recently performed in with the Brooklyn Music School. It is a story of two lovers, the Queen of Carthage Dido and her Trojan Prince…

Product Review: Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick

So I recently stopped using my old acne clearing products because most products on the market developed to treat acne are filled with harmful chemicals. I’m currently trying a few natural remedies, and during the transition, my skin has been breaking out like crazy. I’ve been avoiding makeup on most days, but when I’m going…