Monthly Archives - April 2014

Beauty Professor Bits + Bobs for April…

Above: The iconic fretwork of the Tory Burch fragrance...luxe, indeed. As April comes to a close, I wanted to take the opportunity to briefly highlight an eclectic assortment of products I've been loving this month...some have been previously mentioned in recent posts while others are...

Look of the Day: Hearst Castle

Above: Ready for the castle. The illustrious entity known as Spring Break graced me with her presence this past week.  However, instead of lazy days at home (my absolute favorite!), I have been in the throes of travel...first to the Central Coast of California with...

Cle de Peau Cream Foundation…Review + Swatches of All Shades

Above: The Cle de Peau Cream Foundation offers medium to full coverage with a natural matte finish that lasts all day. Since finding out that my beloved Kanebo Sensai Cream Foundation will no longer be sold in the US, I have been, yet again, on...

Jouer Cosmetics Spring Sirens Shoot with Troy Jensen…A Photo Diary

Above: Jouer Spring Sirens shoot in action. Last Thursday, I had the rare and distinct opportunity to be a part of the Jouer Cosmetics Spring Sirens 2014 shoot with celebrity makeup artist Troy Jensen.  This once-in-a-lifetime experience was replete with a glamorous 1960’s inspired Jouer...

By Terry Summer 2014 French Rivera Collection…Swatches of Tout (Everything!)

Above: The By Terry Summer 2014 French Rivera Collection has debuted! A quick trip to Bloomingdales’s before heading out of town for the week allowed me to engage in a bit of “guerilla swatching” at Space NK.  The SA informed me that the radiant new...

FOTD: Easter Weekend

Above: My Easter  FOTD. It's been a hectic month thus far and with the days moving at light speed, it is difficult to comprehend that Easter is here!  Consequently, I am excited to share a Easter weekend FOTD featuring both new and vetted products; focused...

Jenny Patinkin Lazy Perfection Brushes…Video Demonstration and Review

Above: Jenny Patinkin's Lazy Perfection brush line is both visually stunning and entirely pragmatic. I have never been one to go crazy for makeup brushes...ever on a quest to save time during my morning makeup ritual, I have pared down my efforts and supplies, thereby...

Beauty Professor Bits + Pieces…

Above: Jethro and me in the backyard this weekend during a swatching session...a full spectrum of foundation swatches coming soon!  Hello Dear BP Readers, I hope your Sunday is lovely thus far! I have a few bits and pieces to share and thought I would compile them...