Monthly Archives - October 2014

Charlotte Tilbury Light Wonder Youth Boosting Perfect Skin Foundation…Swatches of Every Shade

Above: Charlotte Tilbury Light Wonder Foundation in Shade #6...light to medium coverage for a glowing finish. After being backordered for nearly a month, I was beyond excited to finally receive the Charlotte Tilbury Light Wonder Youth Boosting Perfect Skin Foundation a week or two ago....

Beauty Professor Style…Booties, Jumpsuits and Separates for Fall

Above: Kork-Ease Natalya Booties...form and function incarnate...more on these later on in the post!  There is (finally!) a touch of coolness in the air...perhaps a harbinger of the fall weather to come?  In turn, I've been embracing a few key wardrobe pieces, perfect for the...

Chantecaille 15 Year Anniversary Palette + Lipstick in Fairy Moss…A Pictorial

Above: The Chantecaille 15 Year Anniversary Palette. Occasionally, very few words are necessary to properly convey the beauty and utility of a seasonal release.  Such is the case for the Chantecaille Fall 2014 Collection.  The breathtaking 15 Year Anniversary Palette (available at Nordstrom, Bloomingdale's and Saks) and Hydra Chic...

Filming in Paradise…My Current Fall Makeup (and Skincare!) Routine Video Tutorial

Above: My filming situation earlier this week!  Here is a tutorial featuring my current makeup routine with a decent discussion of skincare thrown in for good measure.  I filmed this while traveling so please bear in mind that the lighting, sound and background were unpredictable...

Dolce & Gabbana Perfect Reveal Lift Foundation…My Review + Swatches of Every Shade

Above: The Dolce & Gabbana Perfect Reveal Foundation in 110 Caramel. Never one to ignore a new luxury foundation release, I recently tracked down the Dolce & Gabbana Perfect Reveal Lift Foundation (available at Saks Fifth Avenue and Sephora).  I planned to simply swatch the...

An Interview with Lipstick Queen Poppy King + Swatches of the Silver Screen Collection

Above: BP + Poppy King at Barney's NY Beverly Hills. I have been enchanted by Poppy King's Lipstick Queen line (mentioned HERE, HERE and HERE) for decades.  As an unapologetic lipstick fiend, the notion of a cosmetics line entirely devoted to an evolving menagerie of lip...

Hourglass Illusion Hyaluronic Skin Tint…A Review with Swatches of Every Shade

Above: The freshly-released Hourglass Illusion Hyaluronic Skin Tint...this tinted moisturizer is magnificent. I have loved the Hourglass Illusion Tinted Moisturizer (also featured HERE) for years.  Early on in my foundation journey (well before starting this blog), I was delighted to discover that this formula, which...

Friday FOTD Featuring Purples and Mauves from Chantecaille + Lipstick Queen

Above: The full look. Here is my latest Face of the Day (FOTD) for this fine Friday...this time, focusing on soft mauve and purple tones, expertly provided by Chantecaille (namely, the divine 15 Year Anniversary Palette) and Lipstick Queen Silver Screen Lipstick in Stella (Streetcar...

By Terry Terrybly Densiliss Concealer…Swatches of Every Shade!

Above: By Terry Terrybly Densiliss Concealer in 04 Medium Peach. While at Barney's NY last week for my Lipstick Queen Poppy King interview (to be posted soon!), I was able to swatch and procure a brand new base product from By Terry...the Terrybly Densiliss Concealer....