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2013 Spring Makeup Trends

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Spring is upon us. To celebrate the escape from winter doldrums and launch into a fantastic year of beauty of fun, pay attention to the latest trends in make up. 5 Must-Do Make Up Trends for Spring 2013 Here are five things to try this spring. Play with color From eye shadows to liners and […]

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MAC Refined Golden Bronzing Powder Review

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The following is a reader/guest review of a favorite product from Jules. I too happen to love MAC Bronzers. Thanks Jules! Now that summer is just around the corner, you are likely finding the perfect way to get a sun-kissed glow, and finding the right bronzer can be a challenge. I can’t stand bronzers that […]

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5 Beauty Products to Try This Summer

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It is important to update your beauty arsenal as you make the transition from cool weather to warm weather. Just as you have to fight the cold winter air that dries out  hair and skin, you must adjust your beauty routine to stand up to heat and humidity. Ideally, beauty products should give way to […]

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How To Get Your Glow on With Bronzer

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A sun kissed glow is an excellent way to put your best face forward and look healthy and youthful. UV rays from the sun and tanning beds, however, cause damage to the skin and, with continued exposure, can lead to numerous problems. By using bronzer, however, you can have the appearance of having just returned […]

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Lancôme Summer 2010

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Lancôme has a couple of nice bronzers in their summer Bronze Riviera collection, along with a new limited edition eye shadow palette that I just love. The bronzers are available as a standard pressed powder, Lancôme ‘Tropiques Minérale’ Bamboo Bronzer Compact , or as a loose powder with a self loading brush, Lancôme ‘Star Bronzer’ […]

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NARS 2010 Summer Collection and Swatches

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I met up with representatives of NARS Cosmetics and some fellow beauty bloggers last week to see the NARS 2010 Summer Collection. NARS Cosmetics has a great selection of new products for this collection, including new primers, new lip items, and some very neat multiple tints that I will be covering separately. Today looks at […]

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Bobbi Brown Nude Collection Shimmer Block

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I am a sucker for neutral/nude shades, and Bobbi Brown is pretty much the best for that stuff, so I just had to order up some items from her Nude Collection. I wasn’t disappointed! The first item I picked out was the  Bobbi Brown Nude Shimmer Brick . This compact gives a nice sheer shimmering […]

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MAC Mineralize Skin Finish Trio

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MAC cosmetics has some new Mineralize Skin Finish items out for summer.  I was sent a MAC Mineralize Skin Finish Trio in Triple Fusion, which works quite well with my fair skin. The trios consist of a couple of bronzer shades and a pinker blush shade. They are fairly adjustable depending on where you sweep […]

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Pur Minerals Perfect Starter Kit

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Like many mineral makeup companies, Pur Minerals offers a starter kit. I gave one a try, and was generally impressed. The starter kit comes with the following: 4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Makeup:  What I liked right off about this item was that it was pressed. Pressed mineral makeup is much easier to apply than loose powder […]

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Nars Makeup Technique Video: A Healthy Radiant Complexion

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Nars is releasing a set of short makeup technique videos. In this first one, you can learn how to use Nars foundation, powder, and bronzer. Nars Makeup Technique Video: A Healthy Radiant Complexion Note the application of the bronzer in a number 3 movement. This is the best way to apply bronzer and the video […]

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