Monthly Archives - January 2017

Lipsticks Bag Spill + the New Kevyn Aucoin Neo Highlighter and Neo Limelight Palettes

Bag spill.  Lipstick has been a profound part of my life for decades.  It was the first makeup I was permitted to wear (albeit limited to a pale pink in my teen years) and, in addition to foundation, is forever my beauty weakness. There is...

Foundation Files: The New Sulwhasoo Perfecting Cushion Intense + the Black Pants I Can’t Live Without

This week has been a blur...between a couple of events, a host of meetings and preparation for a new semester of lecturing, I've been packing as much as I can into my final week of winter break.  That being said, I couldn't let another...

Earth Tones Deluxe: A Fresh Face of the Day

I hope your week is off to a marvelous start! Featuring a new foundation launch (!) and some nude lip goodness, today's FOTD is dedicated to rich, lush, deluxe earth tones for a neutral look that is wildly easy to achieve. Kindly scroll on for more details, swatches...

The By Terry Techno Aura Collection: Swatches Et Al. + a Weekend Sale Shopping Guide

As promised, I am excited to finally share a swatch-heavy overview of the By Terry Techno Aura Collection.  Exclusive to Space NK, this demure assemblage of releases features multi-tasking products that create a subtle yet radiant look in seconds.  Kindly scroll on for more details, swatches and images of...

FOTD: Fresh Pinks from MAC, Vintage Cosmetics + Clarins and the New YSL The Shock Mascara

Replete with tender pinks and timeless choices that transcend a season, today's post is all about classic, non-limited edition products that create a fresh face as well as a brand new mascara that creates some of the most effortless, full black lashes I've encountered...

16 Exquisite Beauty Discoveries

The beauty world is rife with constant releases; that being said sometimes, you come across a gem or two that feel wildly fresh and exquisitely unique.  Such is the case for the 16 discoveries--in the hair, skin, face, eye and lip categories--that follow! Kindly scroll...

Hourglass GIRL Lip Stylo Review + Swatches of Every Shade

Introducing the Hourglass GIRL Lip Stylo. The *Hourglass GIRL Lip Stylo (also available at Sephora + Hourglass) has launched, delivering 20 gloriously creamy, moisturizing and pigmented shades that possess monikers intended to inspire by reflecting unique characteristics that encourage us to be catalysts for good. I am...

First Look: Giorgio Armani Power Fabric Foundation + Lancome Le Metallique Lip Color

Introducing Giorgio Armani Power Fabric.  This week brought two new beauty launches of epic proportions! First, I am beyond excited to share my initial impression of *Power Fabric, the latest base from Giorgio Armani.  Ever a foundationphile, I--of course--have swatches of all 20 shades so...

January FOTD: Burberry Liquid Lip Velvets + Marc Jacobs Omega Lash + Five Years of Beauty Professor

I hope your 2017 is off to a marvelous start! This week, I celebrate both a birthday and the fifth anniversary of Beauty Professor; I am grateful for another year of life and am over the moon that this blog has become such an...