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Category Archives: Events

Chicago NARS Cosmetics Event at Barneys

If you are in the Chicago area, check out this NARS Cosmetics event at Barneys. I just got a peek at the summer collection myself and it is fabulous! Watch for more on that with swatches next week! WHO: Lena Koro and NARS Cosmetics WHAT: Renowned makeup artist Lena Koro will be making a special

Julia Roberts at the Golden Globes. Makeup by Lancome

Julia Roberts had a fresh and pretty makeup look for the Golden Globes. Celebrity makeup artist Genevieve created her look: First, Genevieve applied Lancôme Bienfait Multi Vital Teinté to Julia’s flawless complexion. Just a hint of color was applied to the cheeks with Lancôme Color Design Cream Blush in Petticoat Pink. Genevieve used her finger

Kate Winslet at the Golden Globes: Makeup By Lancome, Hair by Fekkai

Kate Winslet looked a beautiful as ever at the Golden Globes. Celebrity makeup artist Jillian Dempsey did Lancôme ambassador Kate Winslet’s makeup.  Here is how: Kate’s look was clean and luminous. Armani Luminous Silk Foundation showed off Kate’s naturally beautiful complexion. To create contoured cheekbones, Jillian used Avon Be Blushed in Blushing Nude and highlighted

Tina Fey’s Golden Globe Look By Lancome

Lancome did the Golden Globe makeup for Tina Fey. I love this look, and by the way, I also really appreciate the stars who carried their own umbrellas! Here is how to get the look: Tina Fey was made up by celebrity makeup artist Ana Marie.  The inspiration, she says, was Old Hollywood/1950’s with a

Philosophy Supernatural Chicago Event

Info on this neat event hit my inbox a few days ago and might be of interest to Chicago folks! For more on the Philosophy Supernatural line, read my recent review. PHILOSOPHY “SUPERNATURAL SATURDAY” EVENT ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10th, PHILOSOPHY AND NORDSTROM WILL OFFER MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS IN THE CHICAGO AREA THE CHANCE TO RECEIVE

Academy Awards Special: Pictures and Tweet the Oscars, Plus Heidi Klum’s Red Carpet Look.

If you take a look over in the right sidebar about half way down, you will see that I have added two applications especially for the Academy Awards. The first will be running a stream of photos from the Oscars. This is a great way to get all of the latest celebrity red carpet photos

Scenes From September: It is Still Summer and I’m Not Going to New York Fashion Week

Welcome to September, the time of year when it is suddenly OK to wear fall colors and not so OK to be sporting those neon pink summer nails. It is the month where the season has not officially changed, but posts abound about fall trends. To confuse the matter, it is also a month of

Diamond Right Hand Ring Auction for Skin Cancer Charity

This right hand ring, the sun ring, was donated by Diamonds are Forever for the Skin Cancer Foundation. The ring includes an exquisite 4 carat cognac diamond set in 20 karat pink gold, surrounded by multi-colored diamonds. Designed in the shape of the sun to reinforce the Foundation’s sun safety messages, it is being auctioned

Kicking Off Chicago Fashion Week Backstage with M.A.C. Cosmetics

I had the pleasure this past week of meeting up with representatives of M.A.C. Cosmetics and watching M.A.C. senior makeup artist, Konstantine Mironychev in action before the GEN ART Fresh Faces in Fashion show, a show held the evening before the start of Chicago Fashion Week. Held in Millennium Park in downtown Chicago, the show