cosmetics

Nars To Release A Warhol-Inspired Collection

I have a feeling that the man himself would think very highly of this news: François Nars, the beauty maestro behind his eponymous Nars brand, will be working alongside The…

Rachel Krause | March 25, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Becoming A Sara Rue Redhead? Here’s How To Do Your Makeup

Deciding to make a drastic hair color change is quite a daunting task, but figuring out how to adjust your makeup look can be even worse, especially if you’re going…

Annika Harris | September 16, 2011 - 10:00 am

Emma Stone And Olivia Wilde Unite In Prettiness For Revlon

Just like Gretchen in “Mean Girls” kept trying to make “fetch” happen, the world just keeps insisting that Olivia Wilde happen. And why not? She’s gorgeous, catlike and the daughter…

Julie Gerstein | August 10, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Julia Roberts Is Too Airbrushed For The U.K.

Breaking News: Julia Roberts and model Christy Turlington — both women in their 40s — are not the dewy, fresh-faced nymphs these ads for Maybelline and Lancome would have you…

Julie Gerstein | July 28, 2011 - 10:20 am

Cosmetics Brand Illamasqua Hopes To Corner The Funeral Market

I’m sure very few of you are considering what you’ll look like at your funerals (those of you who are, you are very creepy). But just in case, Brit cosmetics…

Julie Gerstein | July 7, 2011 - 4:40 pm

A Heaping Helping Of Solange For Rimmel London

Finally, we get a peek at Solange’s ads for makeup brand Rimmel London. Last year, we reported that Rimmel signed both Zooey Deschanel and Solange to be spokeswomen of the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 15, 2011 - 6:20 pm

How To Get Elizabeth Taylor’s Beauty Look

Elizabeth Taylor is, of course, famous for her acting career, numerous marriages, charity work, and love of diamonds, but she was also known for her classic beauty look. She often…

Annika Harris | March 23, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Beauty Rewards Program Gives You A Reason To Shop At CVS

CVS has expanded its ExtraCare program to include beauty rewards, giving you a reason to shop there. (I say “a reason” because no matter where the CVS is or the…

Annika Harris | January 7, 2011 - 7:15 pm

Shopbop’s Sephora Palette Makes Life Easier!

Shopbop.com, one of our favorite online sources for designer duds and accessories, and Sephora have released the limited-edition SEPHORA COLLECTION Palette Color Play 5 in 1 palette that was inspired…

Annika Harris | December 29, 2010 - 7:45 pm

These Sweet Little Goodies Stash Your Cosmetic Goodies

Treesje handbags bridge the divide between drugstore and designer cosmetic bags with the introduction of the Sweet Little Goodies collection. Plush leather and studded details make these Krome cosmetic bags…

Annika Harris | December 15, 2010 - 2:10 pm

Glamorous Tartan Holiday

We’d be happy with having this red tartan bag just because it’s perfect for transporting our tiny valuables–like our favorite lipstick, coins, or jewelry. But MAC sweetened the deal by…

Annika Harris | December 8, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Eyeshadow With A Taffy Texture And Cute Packaging To Boot

A little birdie told us that Jelly Pong Pong’s eyeshadow would be irresistibly cute. For starters you have an ultra sweet bird detail sitting atop the pot, making it a…

Leonora Epstein | December 7, 2010 - 2:50 pm

When Makeovers Go Bad: My Mary Kay Experience

I don’t know what I was reading lately that reminded me of Mary Kay, the direct sales cosmetics company, but it brought me back to a teenage memory of the…

Leonora Epstein | November 11, 2010 - 1:30 pm

Celeb Makeup Artist Sam Fine Shares His Fave Products And Makeup Tips For Women … And Men!

Yesterday, I met celebrity makeup artist Sam Fine, who counts Jennifer Hudson as one of his clients. Sam took us around the new Duane Reade Beauty Look section, showed us…

Annika Harris | November 5, 2010 - 7:00 pm

Have It Your Way: Urban Now Matches Lipstick To Anything (Yes, Anything)

While the customized movement in fashion makes us think we’re getting something special and personalized, too often it leaves us wanting more (we guess you could call that entitlement). For…

Leonora Epstein | October 26, 2010 - 5:10 pm

How To Get Scarlett’s Makeup Look From The Mango Fashion Awards

So, everyone is freaking out about Scarlett Johansson’s new “wispy bob” that she showed off at the Mango Fashion Awards last week in Barcelona. We’re into the new ‘do, but…

Leonora Epstein | October 26, 2010 - 11:50 am

MAC’s Disney-Themed Collection Looks Kind Of Like The Kid Stuff To Us

When it comes to cosmetics, how important is the packaging to you? Are you likely to buy something just because it has something distinctive on it? Like, for example, MAC’s…

Leonora Epstein | October 1, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Cute, Horrific: “The Story Of Cosmetics”

Given the choice between this video on toxins in cosmetics and an M. Night Shyamalamadingdong feature, we’d definitely say the former would be more terrifying. Perhaps you prefer to…

Leonora Epstein | July 23, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Wonder Woman Gets Beautified

While celebrities left and right are creating their own fragrance, everyone’s favorite comic book vixen, Wonder Woman, is branching out into the world of cosmetics. To celebrate the superhero and…

Bianca Posterli | July 22, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Burberry Gets Beautiful With New Cosmetics Line

Remember that episode of “Full House” when D.J. begins middle school and starts caking on the makeup and dressing like a slut to fit in with the cool girls? In…

Leonora Epstein | June 19, 2010 - 12:30 pm