Monthly Archives - August 2015

Classic + Polished Beauty: The New La Prairie Skin Caviar Foundation

Above: Freshly reformulated, just in time for fall releases. The opulent La Prairie Skin Caviar Concealer + Foundation (originally reviewed HERE) has recently undergone a reformulation.  Ever the obsession for skincare and foundation aficionados, I am happy to confirm that the fundamental beauty of this revolutionary formula is...

New Tom Ford Lipstick for Fall 2015…Swatches + Review

Above: Tom Ford newness...just in time for Fall! The Tom Ford Fall 2015 Beauty Collection has yielded many gems thus far...from pressed powder foundation (reviewed HERE) to one of the most gorgeous illuminating duos known to mankind (reviewed HERE and HERE), the latest boon to hit...

By Terry Magnet’Eyes Eye Designer Palette: A Comprehensive Review

Above: BY TERRY Magnet'Eyes has arrived! Devotees of the transcendent BY TERRY line have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the latest Eye Designer Palette (previous palletes reviewed HERE), now available at Beautylish.  The appropriately-monikered "Magnet'Eyes" is an entrancing mix of deep, shimmering teals, lush neutrals, cool...

Glowing Beauty for Fall…11 Product Recommendations

Above: Accessible beauty. With summer rapidly coming to a close and New York Fashion Week less than a month away, one cannot help but anticipate the beauty trends for fall.  It seems that haute couture spellbindingly invites everything from over the top hairstyles to gold...

Review: Burberry Eye Colour Cream + an End of Summer Look

Above: Buberry Eye Colour Cream is here! When I noticed that Buberry released a brand new eyeshadow formula--the Eye Colour Cream--I couldn't help but indulge in a few key shades.  I love the Buberry Wet/Dry Silk Shadows (reviewed HERE) and the Burberry Glow Shadow in Nude...

Strategic Beauty + Style for a Hot Day at Disneyland: What I Wore and What I Brought

Above: Skincare and beauty choices for my day at Disneyland. Summertime in Southern California is not complete without a requisite trip to Disneyland.  Despite the August heat and hoards of visitors converging at the peak of travel season, the iconic atmosphere, abundant food, amusing rides...

Oasis Alert: The Armani Ecstasy Lacquer…Overview + Swatches

Above: Introducting the Giorgio Armani Ecstasy Lacquer.  It seems at every turn, there is a new incarnation of matte liquid lip color being released.  Although I am all for a velvety matte lip from time to time, I generally prefer a shinier formula that makes...

Video: Get Ready with Me + Summer 2015 Favorites!

After a bit of a summer hiatus from YouTube, I am excited to share a fresh video; this full-bodied footage is a combination of a "get ready with me" (bare face and all) and a Summer 2015 beauty and skincare favorites discussion.  I invite...

Neiman Marcus Blog: Summer Hair Tutorial and Denim Shorts on Sale

Happy Friday, lovelies!  I am excited to share a glimpse of my latest story for the Neiman Marcus blog; this time, it's an image-heavy set of hair tutorials, featuring some of my favorite haircare products.  You can read the full article HERE; please leave a...

Rhapsody in Nude + Cream: Skincare and Beauty at Its Best

Something about the intense heat of August has made me gravitate towards the calming simplicity of nudes and creams.  These serene shades impart an illusion of cool that refreshes my spirit and renews my outlook!  Kindly scroll on for more details, swatches and images of...