Posts tagged "beauty products"

Flawless Skin — Without The Airbrushing

We all want airbrushed smooth skin without having to pay the hundreds of dollars fancy airbrush makeup kits cost, am I right? Thank God for BB Cream, a masterful all-in-one…

Julie Gerstein | April 12, 2012 - 11:40 am

Eye Liner & Mascara Fit For A Queen

When it comes to playing up one of my features, I generally go for my eyes. In the days when I had acne and frizzy hair, and didn’t care much…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 11, 2012 - 11:40 am

Beauty Test Drive: Clarisonic Mia 2 Sonic Skin Cleansing System

Skincare used to be a whole daunting arena of the beauty industry that I avoided out of fear. My dry, sensitive skin is so fickle. I washed daily with Cetaphil,…

Jessica Wakeman | April 7, 2012 - 11:00 am

Makeup Bag: 5 Simple Beauty Must-Haves

I’m a diehard believer in the power of makeup to make you not just look better (though it’s a fortunate byproduct) but truly feel better. We’ve all reenacted, purposely or not,…

Rachel Krause | April 6, 2012 - 11:00 am

Spray Away The Mid-Day Sleepies

Ever since I quit drinking coffee regularly, I’ve fallen victim to a very serious case of the 3 o’clock brain lapse. Every day around the same time I suffer the…

Rachel Krause | April 5, 2012 - 11:40 am

The Perfect Purple Eyeshadow Palette

This lovely purple eyeshadow palette isn’t just easy on the eyes, it’s easy to put on your eyes too. Each color in the eye-shaped palette is sectioned off according to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 3, 2012 - 11:40 am

Awesome Skincare From The Arctic North

Finnish beauty brand Lumene’s line of moisturizers and skin creams has all the usual bells and whistles — a built-in sunscreen and a luxurious, smooth feel with no greasy after-sheen.

Julie Gerstein | March 29, 2012 - 11:40 am

Fall Head Over Heels For Lancôme Rouge In Love

I love lipstick, possibly to a point of obsession and definitely to a point of monetary drain. The more luxurious (and French), the better — Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupté,…

Rachel Krause | March 28, 2012 - 11:40 am

Blind ‘Em With Your Gleaming Grill

My mom often sends me texts alerting me to new beauty products I “need to try ASAP.” Often times, the sense of urgency is a tad overdone. But the S.O.S.

Ami Angelowicz | March 23, 2012 - 11:40 am

Doodle Those Digits

Amped to try some of this spring’s nail art trends? Get started with Sally Hansen’s nail art pen. This fine-tipped pen is as easy to use as a marker and…

Sophie Leon | March 21, 2012 - 11:40 am

Makeup Bag: The Best New Thing In Beauty

Have you heard about BB cream? It’s the latest buzzword in beauty, and for good reason. Any product can claim to change your life, but this one actually will. “BB”

Rachel Krause | March 11, 2012 - 11:00 am

What’s In My Makeup Bag?

I carry around a makeup bag with me every day. It’s a small makeup bag, but it’s not light, mostly because I have shoved things into it over capacity. I stuff…

Rachel Krause | March 9, 2012 - 9:00 am

A Pencil For The Perfect Pout

I like my lipstick like I like my men — bright and smooth to the touch. Kidding! Kidding! But I do happen to like lipsticks that are bright, matte and…

Julie Gerstein | March 7, 2012 - 11:40 am

Beauty Test Drive: Boscia Luminizing Black Mask

It’s Boscia, not blackface. Boscia’s done some amazing marketing because the instant I saw this on the shelf at Sephora, I had to have it. A peel-off mask that’s as…

Leonora Epstein | March 7, 2012 - 8:30 am

Beauty Test Drive: BECCA’s Beach Tint Cream Stain

Want the same earthy, natural effect as Laura Mercier or Bobbi Brown but can’t reach quite so deep into your pockets? BECCA Cosmetics is a less pricy brand that’s just…

Jessica Wakeman | March 4, 2012 - 10:00 am

Makeup Bag: Rose Gold Is No Longer Just For Jewelry

Is it just me, or was the beauty for this year’s Oscars kind of a bore? The ladies looked lovely as always, but for the life of me I couldn’t…

Rachel Krause | February 28, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Moisturize Like Royalty

When all it takes is a drop to feel like a princess, you know you’ve found the right moisturizer. I’m turning my nose up at winter dryness with Josie Maran’s…

Ami Angelowicz | February 22, 2012 - 10:40 am

Paul & Joe’s Pretty Cute Cats

It might be too early to file me under “crazy cat lady,” but I suggest you do so anyway, just to be safe. I’m that girl who’s always trying to…

Rachel Krause | February 20, 2012 - 11:40 am

What’s In My Makeup Bag?

I brought my make up bag to work with me today because I stayed at my dude’s house last night, and it was too cold to schlep home and then…

Julie Gerstein | February 15, 2012 - 3:20 pm

A Top Notch Top Coat

Having a manicure is kind of “my thing.” I very rarely have bare, unpolished nails for longer than a day or two, and my bathroom cabinet is stocked with polish…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 15, 2012 - 11:40 am
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