Halloween Nail Art From Illamasqua

My favorite time of year is coming up in a few short days- Halloween! This blog was founded on that spooktacular holiday two years ago, and what better way to get in the spirit than to make sure that our nails are painted with creative Halloween designs. British beauty brand Illamasqua’s US Nail Art Ambassador Fleury Rose came up with three DIY nail art designs, featuring Illamasqua’s … Continue reading Halloween Nail Art From Illamasqua

Product Review: Pattern – Think. Wash. Repeat.

A couple of weeks ago I was introduced to Pattern, an all natural bath and body line made from essential oils and plant extracts. The body washes are unique because not only are they unisex, they are also multifunctional. The Citrus, Cucumber and Nutmeg washes can be used to cleanse the body, face and hair; and, the other formulas (Black Pepper, Eucalyptus and Sage) are gentle enough … Continue reading Product Review: Pattern – Think. Wash. Repeat.

ArganBody Radiance Grain Review, Plus Get $15 off

All year-long, it’s important to exfoliate skin at least once a week in order to maintain a healthy, glowing complexion. Many people find they need to exfoliate a lot more in the winter than in the summer, since harsh, cold temperatures can dry out the epidermis. But, just because the weather is harsh, doesn’t mean your face scrub should be, too. Over the last week, I tested … Continue reading ArganBody Radiance Grain Review, Plus Get $15 off

Cupron Cosmetic Pillowcase – A New Meaning to the term “Beauty Sleep”

Preventing premature aging always been linked to sleep. Studies have shown that sleep deprivation alters facial appearance, and makes people appear less healthy and attractive; so, getting adequate amounts of shut-eye is ideal for radiant skin. Additionally, before you hit the sack, most wrinkle-free touting face creams and serums have directions to use at night, so that these potions have time to penetrate deeply into the … Continue reading Cupron Cosmetic Pillowcase – A New Meaning to the term “Beauty Sleep”

Illuminating Light Up Lip Gloss by Beauty for Real

FTC Disclosure: These products were provided by a pr firm for review. Ladies, we’ve all been there before. We’re out late at night and try to do one thing: reapply our lip gloss. In theory, this should be an easy feat, but when you can’t see to make sure you are carefully filling in the contours of your pout perfectly, the result can be disastrous. The … Continue reading Illuminating Light Up Lip Gloss by Beauty for Real

Get Flawless Skin: Beauty Secrets of a Geisha

For centuries, Geisha’s have been looked at as the exemplification of flawless, perfect skin. Underneath the heavy layers of performance makeup, a Geisha’s skin remains baby soft and clear. These women do have a secret to maintaining their highly coveted porcelain skin, and now, TATCHA, a new skin care company is sharing their beauty secrets. TATCHA’s founder Victoria Tsai rediscovered the daily regimens of Geisha’s … Continue reading Get Flawless Skin: Beauty Secrets of a Geisha

The Knot and the Wedding Channel Couture Runway Show – Spring 2013

On Saturday, October 13th, I attended a bridal couture runway show presented by The Knot and the Wedding Channel at the Hilton Hotel in midtown Manhattan. The show took place as part of Couture Bridal Fashion week, New York’s premier bridal-industry trade show. This was the first time the event featured a grand runway presentation, which showcased more than 100 dresses from top designers. Gorgeous … Continue reading The Knot and the Wedding Channel Couture Runway Show – Spring 2013