Monthly Archives - April 2013

Polished and Professional: Makeup Tutorial for the Job Interview!

As promised, here is a tutorial devoted to applying makeup for the job interview.  As a communication professor, I coach my students and clients on how to make an effective first impression in this intense job market; after thoroughly preparing one's mind, embracing the...

Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup for the Week Ending 4/26/13

The latest and greatest from beauty blogs everywhere...hope your weekend was a delightfully relaxing one! xoxo, --The Beauty Professor Mama Fashionista: Have you tried Soap & Glory? Find out more about the cheeky beauty brand and learn about Quinn's Top 5 Picks! Emily Hudspeth, hair design and makeup artist: NYX Cosmetics...

Eleven Essentials: A New Makeup Preview…Happy Saturday!

Above (from left to right): Beauty Blender, Kat Von D Lock-It Tattoo Concealer in Medium 22, Alterna Kendi Micro Mist, Guerlain Four Seasons Bronzer in Nude 00, Hourglass Immaculate Foundation, African Botanics Marula Eye Serum, Evian mist, Dolce and Gabbana Natural Monica lipstick, Tom...

Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup for the Week Ending 4/26/13

The latest and greatest from beauty blogs everywhere...enjoy your reading time AND your weekend! xoxo, --The Beauty Professor Mama Fashionista: Quinn of Mama Fashionista tells you how to get Sexy Smooth Legs in 3 Coconutty Steps! Emily Hudspeth, hair design and makeup artist: NYX Cosmetics Haul. I got...

Amore Pacific Color Control Cushion Compact Video Tutorial

I recently did a comprehensive review of the Amore Pacific Color Control Cushion Compact (available at Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Sephora and Net-a-Porter) and received many requests to film a video on how I apply it...in turn, here it is! I would love to hear your thoughts...

Back from Seattle and Hit the Ground Running…

Above:  On our way...I appreciate how one can board the plane from the tarmac at a smaller airport; this is reminiscent of days gone by. I returned from a little trip to Seattle earlier this week and hit the ground running...teaching, grading, meetings, a facilitating...

Kat Von D Lock It Tattoo Foundation…Swatches of All Shades!

During my trip to Seattle last week (full recap to come!), I managed to swatch every shade (with the exception of #56, which was mysteriously missing) of the Kat Von D Lock It Tattoo Foundation. Since posting my review on this foundation last August, I've...

LMdB Dark Spot Corrector…My Final Review!

Above: The Le Metier de Beaute Peau Vierge Dark Spot Corrector comes in an airtight pump container; it dispenses the perfect amount of product and is magnificent for travel. Above: Le Metier de Beaute Peau Vierge Dark Spot Corrector retails for $125 and contains .5...