Posts tagged "cosmetics"

Sneak Peek: Alice + Olivia + MAC

These days, everyone has a collaboration. So now it’s Alice + Olivia designer Stacey Bendet Eisner’s turn to get into the collab game, as she’s decided to bring her aesthetics to the world of cosmetics. Stacey teamed up with MAC to create a full line of beauty products including nail polish, lip gloss, and pigments.

By: Bianca Posterli / April 18, 2010

And The Prize Goes To … The Best Story About Wearing Red Lipstick

Last week, we asked you to tell us about your first time wearing red lipstick in exchange for some Jemma Kidd cosmetics from Market for Drama. And, unsurprisingly, many of you made it into an older relative’s makeup bag when you were young, and the results were hilarious, defiant, and heartwarming. But, astrolatry won for…

By: Annika Harris / March 5, 2010

Win This! Jemma Kidd Cosmetics From Market For Drama

Who doesn’t like a good deal on cosmetics without pressure from a salesperson? Market for Drama, a private online beauty site, offers up to 70 percent off high-end beauty products during its weekly shopping events. Shop online for brands like Jemma Kidd Professional Beauty, which offers multi-tasking cosmetics for busy beauty hounds. From March 2…

By: Annika Harris / February 26, 2010

My First Time: Red Lipstick

Like many women, my makeup routine is unchanging. I start with foundation, then a touch of blush, followed by a medium smoky eye made by lining my lower lids in dark brown eyeliner, and then apply a few coats of mascara. For the lips, a simple pink stain topped with Rosebud Salve. So, it’s really…

By: Leonora Epstein / January 20, 2010

“Avatar”-Inspired 3D Makeup Coming Soon

The easiest way to give yourself an “Avatar” makeover is to paint your entire face blue or make out with a member of the Blue Man Group. Unfortunately, going that route does nothing for your complexion. Soon, however, you’ll be able to get “Avatar” pretty without looking like you left a sci-fi convention.

By: Leonora Epstein / January 14, 2010

Why Your Mom Wouldn’t Let You Wear Makeup

Contrary to popular belief, your mom wasn’t completely and totally trying to ruin your life when she said “No way Jose” when you wanted to start wearing makeup. She was merely responding to maternal intuition, because, turns out, all that mascara and lip gloss contains the kind of dangerous chemicals associated with cancer, infertility and…

By: Erin Flaherty / December 23, 2009

MAC Gets Beachy With Lilly Pulitzer

Just like fusion food, collaborations are (almost) always a good thing. Why not mix two brilliant things together to end up with an even more amazing product? The latest: Lilly Pulitzer has teamed up with MAC cosmetics to create a line of polishes, glosses, and shadows in typical bright, Hamptons-esque colors. Starting Jan. 7, you…

By: Bianca Posterli / December 8, 2009

Beauty Test Drive: Too Faced Shadow Insurance

Shadow insurance? What’s that? According to makeup company Too Faced, it’s a way to prevent fading, creasing, and blurring of your eyeshadow. At first glance, this product might seem like something you wouldn’t really need. After all, do you really have that much of an issue with your eye makeup?

How it works, after…

By: Leonora Epstein / December 8, 2009

Tarina Tarantino’s New Makeup Line Is Pretty In Pink

You could credit Tarina Tarantino as the woman who made your lingering childhood obsession with Hello Kitty (and anything else pink and plastic) justifiable. The funky jewelry designer’s specialty is taking girly toy-like charms, Lucite gems, flowery cameos, and bows, and somehow turning them into accessories appropriate for adults. Now, the magenta-haired expert has launched…

By: Leonora Epstein / December 6, 2009

How To Fight The Flu This Season: Lip Balm

‘Tis nearly the season of the dreaded flu shot. Those things hurt! And they make you feel awful for a day. Another alternative? LaRocca’s Shield Multi-Active lip balm contains bacteria-fighting ingredients like Camu Camu, a blend of amino acids and vitamin C, which helps strengthen your immune system. There’s also Cha de burge, which i…

By: Leonora Epstein / October 14, 2009

Beauty Alert Stickers: When Should You Toss Old Cosmetics Anyway?

Part of the fun of makeup is getting to buy new products to add to your collection, and feeling satisfaction in having an array of choices and colors to use. If you’re like me, this means you like to buy pretty eyeshadows that you rarely use but keep around “just in case” you’re in the…

By: Leonora Epstein / September 24, 2009

L’Oreal Sued. Because You’re Not Worth It?

Sacre bleu! L’Oreal has been found guilty of racial discrimination. The French high court, La Cour de Cassation, slapped the make-up giant with the guilty sticker after it was revealed that L’Oreal and the recruitment agency Adecco planned on using only white women as staff to sell their Garnier Fructis Style hair care line. Evidently,…

By: Daniela Guernica / June 25, 2009

How Can We Score A Copy Of “Fine: The Basics Of Beauty” DVD?

Sam Fine is a makeup pro whose career has spanned more than 10 years. He’s made up almost everyone, including Tyra Banks, Vanessa Williams, and Jennifer Hudson. So we were totes excited to learn he’s releasing “Fine: The Basics of Beauty,” a DVD version of his Fine Beauty, which promises to help the everyday woma…

By: Annika Harris / June 4, 2009

Men Tip More To Waitresses Who Wear Makeup

The outside world is more like a Hooters restaurant than you previously thought: a new study says that men are more likely to tip a waitress if she looks pretty wearing makeup.

Researchers studied the tips received by two waitresses from 186 male and 98 female customers. Only one third of the dudes left…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 2, 2009

Salma Hayek Launches Makeup Line

Salma Hayek has beautifully smooth skin, and once she launches her anti-aging cosmetic line, we’ll have her beauty secrets. The line is inspired by Hayek’s grandmother Maria Luisa, who was a makeup artist and used to make her own cosmetics. According to Hayek, Maria Luisa’s skin remained wrinkle-free well into her nineties. “When she died…

By: Annika Harris / March 19, 2009

Quickies!: Your Cosmetics Could Contain Cow Dung

Mmmm. This beauty cream smells so good. Did you know it could contain cow dung or bull semen? [Shine]
Although more women are choosing to go gray, instead of dyeing their hair, they are still facing a double standard: Men with gray hair are considered distinguished, whereas graying women are considered de-sexualized or just plai…

By: Annika Harris / July 29, 2008

House Of Winehouse

There’s good news for the pack of nearly a dozen fashion mavens that came to my Halloween party dressed as Amy Winehouse: she’s launching her own line of cosmetics and accessories! From hair scarves to liquid liner, the vamp style icon has been in talks this week to create products based on her unique look.

By: Simcha / February 27, 2008
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