Starlight Beauty Tutorial Look 2: Draped Abductee Makeup Tutorial

Celestial Body Makeup Tutorial: Makeup Base: Mac Prep and Prime, Philosophy Miracle Worker foundation in 5, Tarte Shape Tape concealer in Light Neutral, NYX HD Setting Powder. Lightsource SFX Makeup: Wolf Essential Colors water-soluble face paint in blue and yellow, gradated to make it appear like the planets were light sources…there was only my homemade […]

2017 Cannes Red Carpet Best and Worst Dressed

The 2017 Cannes Film Festival Red Carpet was full of glitter, glitz, and glam and sharply contrasted by cheap costume looks complete with synthetic wigs in fashion colors.  Fabulous stylist-curated wardrobes, carefully posed clutches, poised postures…Cannes is one of the years big fashion events, Hollywood starlets drawing the attention of the world in all their…

Met Ball 2017: Rei Kawakubo Comme des Garçons

The 2016 Met Gala’s theme is Manus x Machina, and appropriately, Marchesa tweeted out a collaboration with IBM- and their “Cognitive Dress” in the early morning hours. We’ve seen many memorable looks from past Met Ball themes of Punk and China through the Looking Glass.  I just have Linda Fargo and Sarah Jessica Parker, as […]

Dangerous Beauty Hacks, Treatments, Procedures and Trends:

They say beauty is pain, but can you be risking your health, sight, or life for beauty?  We’ve all heard the claim, proven false, about how much of the chemicals women put on their bodies daily are actually absorbed.  Women of all ages, races, and areas apply a multitude of products in the form of…

No Brushes Makeup Challenge: Fingers Only

April XOXO and I accepted the No Brushes Makeup Challenge and went for it, doing gel eyeliner and lipstick, all with our fingers only (Fingers Only Makeup Challenge?).  It was much harder than we expected, and I challenge YOU to upload your own.  The hardest part? Probably lining the waterline with my fingernail. Previous collaborations…

Met Ball 2016: Manus X Machina

The 2016 Met Gala’s theme is Manus x Machina, and appropriately, Marchesa tweeted out a collaboration with IBM- and their “Cognitive Dress” in the early morning hours. We’ve seen many memorable looks from past Met Ball themes of Punk and China through the Looking Glass.  I just have Linda Fargo and Sarah Jessica Parker, as…

May I? May Mags

Jennifer Lopez serves up some blank model gaze on the cover of W Magazine’s May issue, with an illegible “One & Only” title matching the logo in pastel rainbow gradation. She wears a black bra beneath a  white lace buttonup and an open-front black cardigan with white trip.  The makeup is a nude lip, subtly…

A Beautiful Read

Can You Get Hooked on Lip Balm, by Perry Romanowski, is one of the most informative books I’ve ever read on beauty and cosmetics, as well as “drugs.”  If you’ve been curious about ingredients, health hazards, and myths surrounding the beauty products we use daily- you’ve got to read this book! Romanowski has a casual…

Reading Beauty

Bobbi Brown’s books are always an informative, straight to the point, easy read.  I think I’ve read them all.  The only one that left me wanting more was Everything Eyes…I felt like it wasn’t everything. I’ve just read Pretty Powerful– a very quick read with no-filler tips and insight for anyone wanting to know more…