Monthly Archives - February 2014

Armour Beauty Glosses…A Close Up

Often times, there is excellence is specialization.  Case in point: Armour Beauty.  This independent, niche beauty line has but a single product...lip gloss.  The creative brainchild of model and rocker Theo Kogan, this lipgloss formula is undeniably well-executed.  More pigmented than any gloss I...

Video: Products on Current Rotation…February Edition

Here is my video overview of new products in my current rotation this month.  Some are unequivocal favorites while others are still in the testing phase ; ) Kindly scroll on for the video and a wealth of product images...   Products mentioned include: 1. Kanebo Sensai Cellular...

Napoleon Perdis + Elle Event Recap!

Above: The details of event. Last week, I had distinct opportunity to attend a master class hosted by Napoleon Perdis (who I interviewed HERE) and Elle magazine Beauty/Fitness Director Emily Dougherty.  Held at the pristine Napoleon Perdis Makeup Academy in Hollywood, the evening was rife...

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush in Ethereal Glow…Review + Video!

Above: The Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush comes in a signature sleek bronze-brown compact emblazoned with the brand's new visual identity. A few weeks ago, I posted a press release on the impending debut of the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush.  In light of my love for...

Neiman Marcus Spring 2014 Trend Event and Beauty Event Photo Diary

Above: The Neiman Marcus Trend Event is always a gorgeous springboard for the coming seasons. Last week,  I had the privilege of attending the Neiman Marcus Beverly Hills Spring 2014 Trend Event, a lovely, effervescent evening of fashion, food and celebration to get us ready...

Sixteen Pink Lip Color Options You Just Might Need in Your Life…

Above: Sixteen pink lip color options currently on rotation. When I was in high school,  I had strict rules about what makeup I could wear; while all my friends were imbibing in Studio Fix foundation and deep wine lip color from MAC, I was relegated...

The Many Virtues of the Kjaer Weis Cream Foundation…A Review

Above: From outer box to inner compact, the Kjaer Weis packaging is impeccable. As a completely unapologetic foundation-phile, I cannot help but get beyond excited about the release of a new complexion formula.   In turn, when Danish-born, New York-based makeup artist Kjaer Weis, known...

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide…a Relaxed Approach!

Above: Jethro embodying the Valentine's Day spirit. With Valentine's Day rapidly approaching, the frenzy of gift giving is on the cusp of reaching a fever pitch.   It's my aim to reduce the stress of this enterprise with a relaxed approach...lovely, completely usable gifts that...