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…

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…

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…

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…

Want to know what every lip color looks like on you?

Sephora is launching a new Virtual Artist app that uses facial recognition software to allow you to test lip products sold in their stores right on your face. The software is very similar to Makeup Genius by L’Oréal Paris, and acts like a virtual mirror that automatically moves with your lips so that it actually…

Urban Decay Gwen Stefani Collection Makeup Look

If you follow me on Instagram, you already know I’m obsessed with the new limited-edition Urban Decay Gwen Stefani makeup pallet. I created the above look using colors from the collection, which are absolutely gorgeous. Here are the makeup details: Eyes: blonde on the lid, danger on the crease and bathwater on inner corner Lips:…

Pat McGrath Launches Limited Edition Pigmet

International makeup artist Pat McGrath is officially launching Pat McGrath Labs with its first limited edition product, GOLD 001, which will be available to the public for the first time on Thursday, October 29th at 12pm.The product will retail for $40, but beauty addicts will have to sit with computer mouse in hand as only…

Halloween Makeup with Illamasqua

I’m such a procrastinator when it comes to finding a costume for Halloween. And then, once I find the perfect assemble, I have to worry about creating a fabulous makeup look to bring everything together in the most spooktacular way. I found some inspiration from makeup brand llamasqua, which has released how-tos for several different…

Product Review: OCC’s Cosplay’s Cha Cha

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics (aka OCC cosmetics) recently launched their new Spring/Summer 2015 line featuring neutral shades to pretty pastels to bright, bold hues. All six of the matte lip shades have complimentary nail colors to match so you can take those fun Instagram selfies with your hands in the picture to show that you have…