Get the Look: Marchesa SS15 London Fashion Week by Revlon


WHO: Makeup by Revlon Global Artistic Director, Gucci Westman Nails by Revlon UK Nail Ambassador, Jenny Longworth WHAT: Make Up by Revlon Global Artistic Director, Gucci Westman: “This look was all about bohemian glamour. Taking inspiration from Kate Moss at Glastonbury, I created a look that was effortlessly beautiful. Using Revlon ColorStay Make Up to […]

Get the Look: NARS “Night Caller” Fall 2014 Collection

Get the Look Nars Fall 2014

To achieve the campaign look from the NARS Fall 2014 Color Collection, apply Instant Line & Pore Perfector around the eyes and face where needed to instantly smooth any fine lines or pores. Prepare skin with Light Optimizing Primer SPF15 to create a seamless canvas. Using a sponge, dab Siberia Radiant Cream Compact Foundation to the […]

Preview: NARS “Night Caller” Fall 2014 Color Collection

NARS Fall 2014 Color Collection

On August 1, NARS released their Fall 2014 Colour Collection called Night Caller. A bold, yet tender palette, NARS introduces a complete and cohesive assortment of products that will highlight and accentuate all your features. Eyes shine in amethyst and quartz shadows while intense black liners flecked with rich purple, gold, and green pearl provide intriguing […]

Review: Real Techniques New Miracle Complexion Sponge


I’m just not a sponge person. There’s no way around it and no sponge out there that will change my mind. For foundation I always grab a duo fibre or stippling brush, Real Techniques being amongst my favourite of this style. I think that the form of the new sponge is clever and certainly competitive […]

MAKE UP FOREVER Celebrates 30 Years With New Artist Shadow Collection

Make up forever artist shadow

In celebration of the brand’s 30th Anniversary, MAKE UP FOR EVER is revolutionizing the product that made it world famous. Introducing the Artist Shadow range, a collection of 210 highly pigmented eye shadows with superior blendability and intense even colour payoff. This vast range of shades offers endless possibilities and the ability to create infinite […]

Get the Look: The Campaign Look for NARS Dual Intensity Eye Shadows

NARS Dual Intensity Get the Look

Created and developed by founder and creative Director François Nars, the Dual-Intensity eyeshadow heats up the season with strong, smoldering eyes. For the campaign image, NARS chose to photograph Daria Strokous – renowned for her stunning beauty and bold style. Daria’s captivating eyes and porcelain skin were the perfect canvas for this high-fashion look. To achieve […]

Almay Smart Shade Products Were Loyal Travel Companions


I’ve returned from my summer hiatus! I went back home to Montreal for a month and was residing in the land of great food but no Internet (aka my Italian grandparents’ home). I have perfected the art of packing beauty products for long trips. What used to take a caboodle (remember those?) has now been […]

The Annual Summer Hair Cut Dilemma

summer long hair cut

Every year I have the same stinkin’ argument with myself. What to do with my hair? Trim? Cut? Chop? Long? Short? NOTE: “Short” is a relative term in my hair follicle vocabulary. Short equates above the bosom and still below the shoulders. Fellow curly haired ladies will understand that the weight of a longer length tends […]