Event Alert: Celebrate the Launch of Illamasqua at Bloomingdale’s 59th Street

WHAT: Illamasqua invites you to join Creative Director Alex Box in celebrating the launch of the cult British makeup brand at Bloomingdale’s 59th Street, hosted by Brand Founder Julian Kynaston. Guests will have the rare opportunity to watch Alex Box live at work, recreating some of the most definitive looks from the brand’s history. WHO: Alex Box, Creative Director…

NYC: Final Day To Experience Birchbox’s Pop-Up Store

On September 12th, Birchbox launched their very first store in Chelsea Market, and today, September 16th is the final day the pop-up store will be open from 10am-8pm. Customers can stop at the store to: • Shop editor and customer favorites • Build a customized Birchbox ($15) • Receive free services including makeup touch-ups, manicures and…

Tips to make your lips look fuller!

You don’t have to be Angelina Jolie to get that full, luscious pout. Heck, it’s about as simple as acing simple makeup tricks to make your lips look fuller without having to go through the trouble of going under the needle. Shimmery highlighter You use a highlighter to add contours to your face. So use…

EVENT ALERT: Experience A Skincare Revolution With SEPHORA SKINCARE iQ

Experience A Skincare Revolution With SEPHORA SKINCARE iQ WHAT: Discover Skincare iQ—Sephora’s breakthrough new skincare technology that will help you find the products best suited for your skin. Let Sephora experts tap into our genius tool to access custom skincare solutions and then complete the experience with complimentary skincare services. Take home a deluxe sample with any skincare Express Service from face masks, peels,…

Review: SEPHORA COLLECTION Microsmooth Foundation Face Powder

When the weather starts to get warm, I immediately switch from my traditional liquid foundation to a powder for an ultra-light undetectable makeup look. This summer, I have found my new powder foundation with Sephora’s Microsmooth Foundation Face Primer. According the Sephora’s website, the foundation is “slowly baked to achieve a unique airy texture that…

Dr. Denese SPF 30 Defense Day Cream Review

As summer approaches, and we eagerly anticipate the transition from cold winds to warm sunshine, it is important to make sure we have everything we need to protect our skin from the sun’s harmful rays. Summer weather means it’s time to beef up your SPF protection and switch from heavy foundations that may streak and…

Perfectly Matched: Custom Blended Foundation

If you’ve been reading this blog long enough you know that I have spent countless hours of time and money trying to find a perfect foundation shade for my hard to match skin tone (See Makeup Felony: Mismatched Foundation and In search of “The One”). I finally decided that it was best to try one…

Get Glowing Skin this Spring with Per-fekt Beauty

This weekend in NYC I was in disbelief as I peered out the window and saw snowflakes softly falling from the sky. The good news is, the weather was too warm for it to stick. Do you know what that means? Spring is coming! And soon after, summer, summer, summertime (cue Will Smith from his…