Posts tagged "make-up"

Real Girls, Real Beauty: Gorgeous Goths

Goths are a very dark and secretive group -- and they'd probably want to crawl up in a hole and die if they knew we were suggesting you emulate their makeup stylings. However, goth make up -- in doses -- is really awesome. Who doesn't love a dark eye, or a dark lip, every once…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 9, 2012

Makeup Tutorial: How To Look Like A … Puppy?

Makeup aficionado and living doll Venus Palermo has made more than 80 video tutorials, but this one was just too good to pass up. In it, Palermo, in her oddly-lilting broken English, shows viewers how to do their makeup to look like a puppy, complete with big brown puppy eyes. You didn't know you wanted…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 19, 2012

Lipstick 101: How To Find The Perfect Bold Lipstick

Figuring out how to wear a bold lip can be a daunting task, especially if you're not used to wearing lipstick. (Or if you're basically used to ignoring the fact that you have lips on your face altogether.) The wrong shade can wash you out, or make you look lizard-y. And when you're wearing a…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 9, 2012

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 out to the office. I consolidated my morning! Good, right? Except that my makeup bag, like my life, was short a couple of totally necessary…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 15, 2012

Makeup Tutorial #2: Old Hollywood Glamour

Last week my makeup artist friend Aileen showed us how to get a pretty pink Valentine's Day makeup look. Today we're upping the drama with a classic old Hollywood look, perfect for swanky dinner dates or a glam night out. Click through for the step-by-step tutorial!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 14, 2012

Valentine’s Day Make-Up Tutorial: Pretty In Pink

I love the idea of doing a special makeup look for Valentine's Day. Pink is the obvious color choice, but dramatic pink makeup has a tendency to look more like an eye infection than a fashion statement, so I challenged my makeup artist friend Aileen to come up with a wearable pink makeup look. She…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 9, 2012

Love It Or Leave It: Hot Pink Blush

Sometimes I'm not sure if blush gets enough credit as the miracle worker of the makeup drawer, because seriously: adding a little color to your cheeks can make you look healthy when you're sick, awake when you're tired, and sunkissed when you're still mucking through the dead of winter. One emerging blush trend that I'm…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 18, 2012

55 Random Beauty Tricks You Should Try

I love swapping beauty tips with friends, coworkers, even strangers on the street. When someone looks especially fabulous, I make sure to tell them, and, more importantly, ask their secret. Here are 55 cheap, easy hair and makeup tricks from Frisky staffers and friends. Some of them you probably already know, some of them you…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 8, 2011

Beauty Bar Brings Its Online Store Into The Real World

We've long loved online beauty and skincare company Beauty Bar for its extensive (extremely extensive) collection of top quality skincare, makeup and beauty brands. Where else can you find Malin + Goetz alongside L'Occitane with a little Bond No. 9 mixed in? Beauty Bar's one-stop shop carries hundreds of high-end luxury brands and thousands of…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 30, 2011

Something For Everyone: Our Holiday Beauty Gift Guide

It's almost that time of year again: you know, the time when you're obligated to blow a good chunk of your hard-earned money on your family and friends. If your inner circle is anything like mine, they sure as hell expect something nice. Oven mitts just aren't going to fly for my mom anymore, and…

By: Rachel Krause / November 25, 2011

5 Runway To Real Life Beauty Looks

Fashion begins on the runway. Once the seasonal collections are shown, the standard is set for labels everywhere, who work to emulate — but not copy — the hottest catwalk trends. The clothes we purchase from stores such as H&M, Zara, and Urban Outfitters all have one thing in common: they're often loose interpretations of…

By: Rachel Krause / November 2, 2011

Wear Your Disney Pride On Your Eyes

I know, you're thinking -- How do I show my insane devotion to Disney's "The Lion King" in a new and innovative way? Well, makeup artist Katie Alves reached deep and came up with animated film-themed eye makeup. Like these "Lion King" coated peepers. How crazy detailed is that? And how many hours did that…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 3, 2011