Monthly Archives - October 2016

The By Terry Holiday 2016 Collection + What I’ve Been Wearing on My Cheeks

The By Terry Impearlious Collection for Holiday 2016.  The end of October marks the emergence of a host of holiday releases!  Many of you have requested an overview of the *By Terry Impearlious Holiday Collection and I am happy to deliver...from dreamy incarnations of the famed...

First Look for Fall: The Natasha Denona Star Palette + New Hues of the Le Metier de Beaute Moisture Matte Lip Color

The *Natasha Denona Star Palette (also to be available at Sephora) launches on October 28th and I had the opportunity to preview it in advance of its official release.  Replete with 18 warm and cool eye shadows in creamy matte and seriously satin finishes, I predict...

Year Round Pink: A New Way to Think About Breast Cancer Awareness

As I am sure you are well aware, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and while I feel like it's essential to recognize this important cause during its designated time (check out my first BCA post of the month HERE), I also believe that...

What’s in My Work Bag…Featuring Essentials from Dove, Jouer, Oribe and BECCA

In my work bag... My lecturing days can get long; on one particular day, I pull twelve hours and, consequently, heavily rely on my roomy work bag to tote around essentials that keep me feeling fresh and put together.  From foundation and touch up powder...

Finally Here: The Tom Ford Waterproof Foundation/Concealer + Swatches of Every Shade

Ever since hearing of its impending release a few months ago, I have been waiting for the *Tom Ford Waterproof Foundation/Concealer (also available at Neiman Marcus and Saks) with bated breath and am happy to report that it has now arrived! Touting full coverage...

11 Elegant Beauty Discoveries You Need to Meet + Shopbop Sale Style Suggestions

Today's round of beauty discoveries has a theme: each of these carefully curated products embodies the very essence of elegance.  Stunning in both form and function, they have fast become a part of my current routine and collectively contribute the creation of an effortless,...

An Unexpected Element of My Fall Beauty Routine

**Thanks to Colgate Optic White for sponsoring this post.  Each day, I am grateful for the opportunity to try the latest launches in skincare and beauty.  From cutting edge serums to high performance foundation, new products consistently find their way to my face for testing...

My La Prairie Caviar Ritual + Swatches of Every Shade of the Next Foundation Powder You Need in Your Life

Back in college, I remember diligently saving my money for key La Prairie purchases (usually in the lipstick and blush categories).  The weighty silver packaging was a sign of the truly special contents contained within and I always felt chic and sophisticated when pulling...

Foundation Files: Swatches of All Shades of the New La Mer Soft Fluid Long Wear Foundation

Introducing the La Mer The Soft Fluid Fluid Long Wear Foundation.  Earlier this week, I spotted a brand new display featuring the La Mer The Soft Fluid Long Wear Foundation SPF 20 (also available at Nordstrom).  The timing couldn't have been more perfect as I...

First Look: The Le Metier de Beaute Faces of Beauty Kaleidoscope + Moisture Matte Lip Cream Swatches and a Dash of Style

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and, once again, Le Metier de Beaute has released a stunning, limited-edition pink *Kaleidscope to raise awareness as well as vital funding for research.  It is truly breathtaking when beauty and goodwill combine forces!  Kindly scroll on for more details,...