Monthly Archives - January 2015

New Rouge Bunny Rouge Alert…Kiss Elixir Lip Balm

Above: Rouge Bunny Rouge Kiss Elixir...dreamy, hydrating lip balm. Exciting news, Rouge Bunny Rouge fans!  The gorgeous line, known for its rich shades and whimsical je ne sais quoi is undergoing a beautiful metamorphosis.  From fresh reformulations and the release of new products to stunningly...

Get Ready with Me Video: Current Skincare + Makeup Routine

Above: Components with which to get ready...skincare + beauty essentials. My morning routine has been expedited lately as I try to squeeze every last drop of sleep out of the AM hours before work.  Consequently, I am excited to share an oft-requested, fresh "get ready...

Super Subtle Pinky Nude Look + a New Drugstore Foundation Discovery

Above: Products to create a super subtle nude look.  This past weekend, I was gifted with the treat of sticking close to home; this relaxed time enabled me to catch up on some work, run a round of errands and preliminarily celebrate my husband's birthday....

FOTD: Everyday Glamour with Vintage Cosmetics by Jessica Liebeskind

Above: Introducing...Vintage Cosmetics (shown here with Sparkling Lipgloss in Papaya) I am always thrilled to happen upon a new independent beauty line; the inherent joy of experiencing someone's vision coming to fruition never ceases to fascinate me.  Enter, Vintage Cosmetics by Jessica Liebeskind.  Jessica's background...

Latest Article for the Neiman Marcus Blog…How to Update Your Beauty This Year

Hello, dear readers and happy Friday to you!  I am excited to share my latest piece for the Neiman Marcus publication, theblog; as the title implies, this particular article focuses on updating one's beauty approach in this new year.  The full post can be...

IMATS LA 2015…A Recap of Epic Proportions!

Above: Ready to enter the beauty wonderland otherwise known as IMATS LA 2015.  Last weekend (1/17-1/18/15), I had the privilege of attending the International Makeup Artist Trade Show (more commonly referenced as IMATS), which was held at the Pasadena Convention Center.  This event, which features...

Mod(ern) Beauty: Estee Lauder + Lisa Perry Gift with Purchase…A Neiman Marcus Exclusive!

Above: The sublime Estee Lauder + Lisa Perry LE Spring 2015 gift with purchase.  Gifts with purchase possess the ability to be lackluster, or, in the case of the Estee Lauder + Lisa Perry completely extraordinary.  New York designer Lisa Perry employs the usage of...

8 New Product Procurements from Becca, Giorigio Armani, Laura Mercier, Charlotte Tilbury + Zelens

Above: New mid-January beauty product procurements! Happy weekend, lovely readers!  I am excited to share some of my latest beauty procurements--8 to be exact--and, while this won't be a comprehensive review of each, there should be enough details (and swatches!) present to convey a realistic...

FOTD: 1990’s Nude Lip

Above: A rose gold 90's nude lip at the golden hour. Over the course of the last few months, I have heard much talk of the resurgence of the 90's.  Having been of age during that decade to remember it as if it were yesterday...