Tag - shade and illuminate

Perennials: 15 Products to Buy Now and Wear All Year, a Sisley-Paris Beauty Preview + Holiday Weekend Shopping Suggestions

Perennials beauty. As a beauty writer, it brings me great joy to discuss new launches...the industry is rife with innovation and gorgeous fusions of style and substance, making my job a undeniably satisfying. That being said, sometimes it's just as fulfilling to share products that...

Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Cheekbones Bronze and Glow + Comparison Swatches

Above: The Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze + Glow comes in a stunning rose gold compact, reminiscent of more glamorous days of the past.  A few weeks back, I mentioned ordering the Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze + Glow compact  from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (running now through...

Travel Makeup Routine Video Tutorial Featuring Ardency Inn, By Terry and Givenchy

Above: Immediately after the tutorial. This is my latest makeup routine while on a brief trip last week.  Because I packed everything into a carry on (a major personal feat!), my product choices had to be extremely precise!  Above: A close up of the full effect. Products...

FOTD…on the Road!

I've been on a road trip in Wyoming as of late (full recap post come come!) and have been embracing clean and simple makeup for the long drives, wild weather, natural wonders and late nights!  The images above and below reflect this 7 minute makeup...

Review and Demonstration: Laura Mercier Artist Portfolio…Packing in Real Time!

As promised, here's a quick demonstration for how I pack (in real time) the Laura Mercier Artist Portfolio with makeup and skincare in preparation for a little trip!   This week, I've seemed to be in "video mode!" ; )  I am excited by a...

10 Minute Summer Face Video Tutorial

Late last week, I shared a FOTD post featuring products I embrace for summertime weather...here is quick video tutorial for said look, truly achieved in no more than 10 minutes.  All product reviews/links can be found in the ORIGINAL POST! I filmed it in my...

FOTD: Polished Desert Sun

Here is an example of the quick look I created each morning before heading off to explore the Loews Ventana Resort in Tucson, Arizona. Since the heat was full force and the sun was intense, I focused on extreme SPF protection, a light foundation...

FOTD: Post Flight Fortitude!

Anytime I fly, I put great thought into which makeup to apply for the adventure...in these cases, I embrace products that are light, fresh and long-lasting.  My selections must collectively work towards a classic and polished look and not be high-maintenance or easily altered...

Tom Ford Shade and Illuminate Video Review and Tutorial + Product Images!

Happy Monday!  Here is my review and tutorial featuring Tom Ford Shade and Illuminate in Intensity 01...I use this product to create subtle contours and highlighting on the face.   Upon viewing the video, kindly scroll on for pristine product images (taken before I started...

Five Minute Face Video Tutorial!

I have very little time to get ready in the morning and have perfected this "Five Minute Face" routine to make sure that I maximize my efforts with minimal time.  All products swatched below are explained in the video...I promise, the whole effect takes...