Category: Makeup and Beauty

My Six Beauty Bag Staples

On most days I carry a really big bag- as matter of fact it’s the Givenchy Antigona, it’s roomy but that doesn’t mean I like to over stuff it. But a few of the items I can’t live without are always in my makeup case. They’re staples, the ones I know I’m going to need on the ride even after I’ve done a full … Read More My Six Beauty Bag Staples

MARC JACOBS:ENAMORED WITH A TWIST

Hey all I’ve been away for awhile working on some great content for the return of Vigore’! Magazine. If you follow my INSTAGRAM or TWITTER you know that I recently went back to writing for the magazine and the new issue or rather our re-launch is due out any time now so keep a look out for it..it’s going to blow your mind! But even with … Read More MARC JACOBS:ENAMORED WITH A TWIST

Mall Haul: Break the Moody Blues

Before long I was eyeing the Spring/Summer Collection put out by MAC SENIOR ARTISTS simply called Makeup-Art Cosmetics. MAC recognizes that all of their artists are devoted to their craft and as innate as their gift of giving beauty might be they are just as passionate about sustaining the progression of their creative process as well.

My New Thing: The Nail Bar and Beauty Lounge

I have these two young ladies to thank for opening the nail bar in 2014, Limor Rad and Jennifer Poura who fulfilled their dream of a boutique salon with the feel of luxury while keeping it in range of affordability.

To Chicago and Back

Friday, November 11,2016 The wild,wild week! Last Wednesday I took a 10:30 am flight from LAX to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport to spend what I hoped would be a few precious and spontaneous days with friends and family. It started out with a bang as I arrived to my mother’s home to find my two older brothers also visiting. We caught up quickly as we … Read More To Chicago and Back

PAT McGRATH:METALMORPHOSIS 005

Mother McGrath is about to ROCK your world again! If you follow my INSTAGRAM then you’ve seen me post the video of Pat McGrath and the inspiration that led her and Team McGrath to Metalmorphosis 005 a quartet of metal shadows in gold,copper, silver and bronze, a mixing liquid for creating spectacular eye candy along with a black dual-ended eye marker for making the most of … Read More PAT McGRATH:METALMORPHOSIS 005

NARS:The Powerfall Master Class

Well here we are… the day after the Nars Masterclass and what a time I had! However,all the while leading up to this I thought I would be attending the event alone and that would have been fine but isn’t playing in makeup made just a little bit more interesting when you’re with a friend? So just the day before I remembered a friend of … Read More NARS:The Powerfall Master Class

The For The Love of Things Project

Hello everyone! Here is the questionnaire that asks what would you do and how far would you go to acquire the most coveted luxury item or items in your life? What motivates you to shop and what gives shopping and things meaning in your life? Why do we (extravagant consumers) as much as I despise that term, do what we do? And why do … Read More The For The Love of Things Project

DIOR:SKYLINE FALL 2016

September 14,2016 I finally got this in! After weeks of wait-listing it on Dior’s site I couldn’t contain myself and ended up ordering from Nordstrom and then Beauty the Shop. The Dior Skyline limited edition collection beholds a range of plummy smoldering browns in the lip offerings and one nail lacquer (there is also a flesh tone lacquer #112 Minimal) and for the two limited edition … Read More DIOR:SKYLINE FALL 2016

LIP TREAT:PAT McGRATH LIP KIT LUST 004

You may have already heard about the wildly coveted Pat McGrath Labs cosmetic line. Well I’m here to shout about it too, because what well deserved beauty and fashion blogger wouldn’t. The new one to be on the lookout for and the latest installment is the Lip Kit in LUST 004. It debuts at the end of the month on August 30th. It will … Read More LIP TREAT:PAT McGRATH LIP KIT LUST 004

MY OBSESSION WITH:ROSE GOLD

  Now it doesn’t take much to lure me into a lull of desperation when it comes to desiring a special item or two but lately I’ve had a pull in the direction of several ….and they all bear one similarity;they all come in a hue of rose gold. I guess this roller coaster all got started when I misjudged a step while coming … Read More MY OBSESSION WITH:ROSE GOLD

SMITH AND CULT

Hard Candy had a strong following back in the day and I remember helping to push the brand during it’s start up phase when I worked at Bloomingdales. Now  Dineh Mohajer co-founder of that breakout creation has another lovechild, Smith and Cult, that she’s partnered to cultivate with her long time friend Jeanne Chavez also a founding partner of the former cosmetic line. For now the collection of Smith and Cult … Read More SMITH AND CULT

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