Monthly Archives - August 2014

Last Day of August FOTD + Armani Brow Maestro…Swatches of Every Shade!

Above: The full look. I am spending this last weekend of summer at a classic film festival in Hollywood.  Inspired by timeless images of the past, I opted for a clean look that balances the sophistication of my environment with wearability suited for an everyday...

Beauty Bits + Bobs Including the Charlotte Tibury Launch + Labor Day Sales

Above: The Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Killer Cheekbones Bronze + Glow...this pair of finely-milled powders gets constant use! Good day to you, lovely readers!  Before running off for some family time today, I wanted to share a round of beauty news including details surrounding the hotly-anticipated...

New Fragrance Alert: Viva La Juicy Gold Couture Debut at the London West Hollywood

Above: Viva La Juicy Gold Couture Black...a delicious cocktail of fresh berries and warm caramel. Earlier this week, we at Beauty Professor headquarters had the chance to attend an event at the London West Hollywood, celebrating the debut of the Viva La Juicy Gold Couture...

YSL Fusion Ink Foundation (Swatches of Every Shade!) + NARS Audacious Lipstick in Raquel…In Short, I Adore Both

Above: The YSL Fusion Ink Foundation has arrived!  After a couple of weeks of trial, I am ready to weigh in on recently-released the YSL Fusion Ink Foundation (currently available at Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Sephora, Bloomingdales, Bergdorf Goodman, Saks and Selfridges).  I initially discussed my...

Beauty Professor Now a Contributer to Neiman Marcus “the blog” !

Above: So thrilled that my first piece focused on one of my favorite topics ever...foundation. Hello lovely readers!  So many good things in the works this week...in the meanwhile, I wanted to share some exciting news.  I am now a contributing writer to the Neiman...

A Clean, French-Inspired Look Featuring: By Terry Baume de Rose Rosy Babe (+ Swatches Galore)!

Above: By Terry Baume de Rose Nutri-Couleur...same Baume de Rose formula with a delightful tinted finish. I've had the pleasure of using the new By Terry Baume de Rose Nutri-Couleur in #01 Rosy Babe for the last couple of weeks.  My love of the original...

Byredo Black Saffron…Intoxicatingly Unconventional

Above: Byredo Black Saffron: dark, mysterious, sweet, smoky and wearable...the quintessence of unconventional. Concerning fragrances, I love (1) unexpected scents that are (2) still pleasing to the nose and (3) suitable for daily wear.  Although this trifecta should be the embodiment of most fragrances, it,...

Clè de Peau Beautè Fall 2014: Radiant Fluid Foundation and Lipstick #111…a Glowing Review

Above: The Clè de Peau Beautè Radiant Fluid Foundation is the quintessential balance of a glowing and soft matte finish. When I heard that Clè de Peau Beautè was releasing a new foundation formula as part of its Fall 2014 Collection, I could hardly contain...

Bobbi Brown Sandstone Shimmer Brick…with Shoes and Shorts Thrown in for Good Measure

Above: Behold!  The Bobbi Brown LE Shimmer Brick in Sandstone...luxurious on every level. Sometimes, three seemingly unrelated items work together in such aethetic harmony that it mandates a blog post.  In this case, the trio I speak of involves the gorgeous Limited Edition Bobbi Brown...