Product Review: Jane Iredale Pure & Simple Makeup Kit

I was incredibly excited to receive this kit from Influenster last month. I love the mission of the Jane Iredale brand because who wouldn’t want to use makeup brand that has extra skin care benefits and uses natural ingredients? The first thing I noticed about the eye shadows and the blush is that even though…

Do You Put Makeup on in Public?

A few years ago, I wrote this article about applying your makeup on the train. It’s still one of my favorites…go read it now! I am guilty of “fixing my face” when rushing somewhere, but, I only do small touch ups. You would never see me contouring in a subway car. So, when I saw…

New Koko Kollection Kit Launches May 31

Kylie Jenner and her sister Khloe Kardashian have teamed up for the second time to release a four-piece capsule for their Koko Kollection collaboration, which launched last year. The products will be available starting today, May 31 at 3pm PST. They can be purchased here. The collection was teased on the Instagram accounts of both…

How to Get in on the Unicorn Makeup Trend

So, it seems like the hot new trend right now is unicorn. Now, how the mystical creature’s prominence has been able to cause such a magical commotion in every product ranging from a Starbucks drink to hair extensions is up for debate. According to NY Mag, the trend actually surfaced sometime last summer, but thanks…

It’s Official. SMASHBOX is a Lip Art MVP.

Smashbox Cosmetics was recently awarded the title of “The Most Valuable Lip Art” by the Guinness World Record for its latest lip creation. Makeup Artist Vlada Haggerty used over 6.5 carats and 80 diamonds provided by jeweler Zoe Chicco to create the bedazzling creation, which appraised for a lip-smacking $26,500! Other than the jewels, the…

M.AC “Next To Nothing” Review

Post by Jolevette When Alicia Keys announced that she would no longer be wearing make-up, it was a decision that shocked the world. But, I recently saw a commercial that showed the words “Be” and the letter “U” as a part of the word “beautiful.” And that is what the diva wanted to be: herself;…

Long Overdue Event Recap: L’Oréal’s Galantine Party

On the eve before Valentine’s Day, my sister joined me for L’Oréal’s Galantine event. It’s rare that I get invited to a press event, where they actually encourage you to bring a plus one, but for L’Oréal’s Galantine themed event, I was asked to bring a BFF, and it was a no-brainer that I chose…

Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra 24H Product Reviews

I recently received a few products complimentary from Influenster to try out and rather than posting full on reviews of each, I filmed a makeup look using the products so that you can really see it in action. You can view the full video here on my Instagram page. Not into video? Some of my…

Lisa Frank Announces Makeup Collection

If you did not have access to Lisa Frank items as a young girl growing up in the 90s, you were unquestionably robbed of the happiness brightly colored stencils, glitter and sparkling stickers could bring to your trapper keeper. The psychedelic supply company has announced something that will make every girl, no matter their age,…

Jessica Alba’s Oscars Hair, Makeup & Dress Details

We’ve got the inside scoop on how to get Jessica Alba’s romantic hair & makeup from last night’s Vanity Fair Oscar’s After Party. Her look was the work of Daniel Martin, Makeup Artist and Honest Beauty Creative Color Consultant, and celebrity hairstylist and Jennifer Yepez, Honest Beauty Brand Ambassador. THE MAKEUP: • To recreate Jessica’s…

The One Makeup Product that Dominated at the Oscars

To debut product launches, some brands turn to social media influencers or even promote the products on their own channels, but Glossier tapped the makeup artists of the celebrities attending the Oscars to debut the latest addition to its color cosmetics family: Cloud Paint. The gel-cream blush is available in four shades, Puff, Haze, Beam,…

Lady Gaga’s Superbowl Makeup Breakdown

Lady Gaga’s makeup and sparkly Versace outfit were just as mesmerizing as her performance at last night’s Superbowl. Her makeup artist, Sarah Tann, told WWD that it took around 25 products from the Marc Jacobs Beauty line to create the show stopping look. Here’s the breakdown: Eyes: Magic Marc’er Precision Pen Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner in…