Brand to Watch: Thrive Causemetics

When Karissa Bodnar lost her friend to cancer, she realized the need for a makeup line that would be gentle enough for cancer patients to use so they could still feel empowered. She founded Thrive Causemetics, a line of high-performance toxin-free cosmetics with skin-loving properties that all women, regardless of their medical circumstances, can use…

Celeb-spiration: Jessica Simpson’s Multi-colored Fur Coat

I came across a photo of Jessica Simpson wearing a very colorful fur coat and bell bottom pants in New York City. Now, I’m not saying I love the look, but I do applaud the fearless fashion choice, which is out of the ordinary for the singer/mogul. It’s rare to see colorful patters boldly walking…

Eerie Fashion Vibes at Spring/Summer 2017 Dubai Fashion Week

There’s something surreal and ethereal going on with the fashion seen during Dubi fashion week. An eerie pallet of muted tones was seen in many shows, which some may describe as whimsical, while others may see as mysterious and somewhat ghostly. Either way they are all absolutely mesmerizing. Look at some of the fashions and…

The 2016 International Dwarf Fashion Show

New York Fashion week broke barriers this year from featuring models wearing hijabs to models with disabilities, but Japan isn’t far behind in reinventing the standard of beauty that is represented on the runway. On October 26th, the third International Dwarf Fashion Show was held in Tokyo as part of Japanese Fashion Week with the…

Product Review: Unwash Hair Products

So, I am a product junkie, which means every week I put my hair through quite a bit. I have a whole box of hair products I’ve accumulated and feel I need to try every single one of them, and as a result by the end of the week I have a ton of product…

Quest for the Perfect Blow-Out: Dry Bar NYC Review

Post by Jolevette Ever since my hairdresser left New York City, I have been on the hunt to find a suitable replacement. I was very hesitant to trust my natural curly hair to just anyone. I wanted someone to not just blow out my hair when I wanted it straight, I wanted someone who would…

Product Review & Makeup Look: Doucce Cosmetics

I recently received a gift from a friend of a new high-quality cosmetics line that features stylish colors and sleek packaging. The line, Doucce, isn’t very well known yet, but I predict that this will be one of the top makeup brands next year. This past week I created a makeup look using products I…

L’Oréal Brazil Creates Makeup Guide for Visually Impaired

L’Oréal Brazil has created makeup up tutorials for its Maybelline New York brand to help sight-impaired women to feel more confident and beautiful. The content offers information on what a particular product is, followed by how to use it. Tutorials include primers, foundation, eye makeup and skin care. All content is narrated by a female…

The Knot 2016 Bridal Couture Show

Post by Jolevette It is my favorite time of the year: Bridal Market Week! Since my time as an intern with the Sales team for Amsale, this has always been my favorite event. The Knot’s Couture Bridal Show did not disappoint. With a wide variety of designers from Justin Alexander to Maggie Sottero, retailers had…

Men in Cosmetics Campaigns. How do You Feel About It?

Typically, when a brand comes out with a new beauty product you would usually see the image of a very attractive female with flawless skin, wearing a gorgeous lip shade and beckoning you with seductive eyes. “You need this product if you want to look like me,” she would say to you through the ad…

MTV’s “Beyond The Wall” Video Installation

During this presidential election, there’s been much controversy surrounding Donald Trump’s announcement that he will build a wall to keep illegal immigrants out of America if he is elected, and MTV has taken this idea and turned it into something positive with a new installation. The TV channel has literally built a wall, which spans…