Monthly Archives - September 2013

Travel Makeup Routine Video Tutorial Featuring Ardency Inn, By Terry and Givenchy

Above: Immediately after the tutorial. This is my latest makeup routine while on a brief trip last week.  Because I packed everything into a carry on (a major personal feat!), my product choices had to be extremely precise!  Above: A close up of the full effect. Products...

Office Hours for 9/27/13

Above: Completely random...if it is even possible, I adore Jethro more each day...he's such a loving little lamb! Happy Friday to you!  This post marks my next installment of Office Hours...a variety of musings, both beauty and non-beauty related.  Kindly scroll on for a carefully-curated...

Close Up: Two Current Armani Favorites…Eyes to Kill Excess and Lip Maestro #500

Above: Lush lashes, flushed lips...courtesy of Giorgio Armani Beauty. Lush lashes, flushed lips...two products are all that's necessary to achieve this golden combination.   Kindly scroll on for a detailed description of a pair favorite Giorgio Armani Beauty products that skillfully create this look with joie...

Tom Ford Fall 2013 Collection: Vanille Suede Lip Color is a Must…Video Review!

Above: The pure luxury of the Tom Ford insignia. Earlier this month, the Tom Ford Beauty Fall 2013 Collection arrived to immediate demand for cosmetic aficionados everywhere.  Although I adore the line, the array of gorgeous eye shadow trios that sent shock waves though the...

Neiman Marcus Beauty Event: FOTD + OOTD Duo!

Above: Out the door to Neiman Marcus! Yesterday marked my first event hosting experience with Neiman Marcus (for a sneak peek, check out the video my dear friend and beauty lover Monsiieur Alex made of the day, found HERE!)   Although I have an entire post in the...

Cloud Nine: The O Ultimate Set…Video Demonstration and Review!

Above: The hat box inspired carrying case for The O Ultimate Set...well-crafted, sturdy and protective! My affinity for hot rollers is no secret.  This particular styling tool is my only hope for creating a polished hairstyle in the fleeting moments of the morning before I...

Hybrid Video Post: Sephora Haul and Quick Morning Look!

Above: 1. Ardency Inn Custom Coverage Concentrate in Light/Medium Olive, 2. Beauty Blender, 3. Le Metier de Beaute Peau Vierge, 4. Kanebo Sensai Triple Touch Compact #2, 5. Le Metier de Beaute Creme Fresh Tint in Mystique, 6. Evian mist, 7. Guerlain Terracotta Four...

MAKE Cosmetics: Lip Color and Foundation…Review, Swatches and Video

Above: MAKE Cosmetics Soft Focus Foundation in Warm #3 and Silk Cream lip color in Pink Clay. I always delight in discovering new niche beauty lines...there is just something so thrilling about uncovering a cache products, just waiting to be tried.  Such is the case...

Beauty Professor + Neiman Marcus Beauty Event on 9/18/13!

You are cordially invited to the first ever Beauty Professor event at Neiman Marcus at Fashion Island! Who: Beauty-loving Southern California locals When: Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 from 11 AM-1 PM What: A special beauty event, hosted by the Beauty Professor...the event will feature a light buffet,...

Jouer Moisturizing Lip Gloss…Swatches and Review of Nude, Peony and Bare Rose!

Above: Jouer Moisturizing Lip Gloss in Nude and Peony. My discovery of the stunning Jouer beauty line took place midway through the summer and I have been systematically working my way through reviews of its plethora of products.  Today's post is dedicated to the Jouer...