‘Nordstrom Anniversary Sale’ Rears Its Luscious Head

Let’s face it: the word “limited-edition” has gripped the beauty world with its “you-can’t-catch-me” aura. I casually toss out the phrase “I’m wearing the Chanel limited edition Black Satin nail polish” at brunch and immediately bulging eyes like those of Jim Carrey in Ace Ventura stare at my nails.So it’s …

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Powder Power

Even if geologists predicted the mineral content of the Earth would dwindle by the year 2010, mineral makeup fanatics would find a way to stock up.We’re crazy about mineral makeup, which is as old as the Little Black Dress or Lauren Hutton in the glossies, but there are some recent …

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I Can’t Believe My i’s!

Beautiful eyes can make your significant others melt when they stare into those liquid pools of blue. But remember Kenny Rogers’ horrific eyelid surgery that made him look like a Mattel creation seriously gone wrong? The eyes are also the first areas to make cringe. Since the age of 19, …

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Here’s the Poop

The green movement has brought us cool things like Goji berry, acai, green tea, coffeeberry… the list goes on and on. But now nature’s dark underbelly is yielding up a whole new generation of skincare products with ingredients that boggle the imagination. Cow’s colostrum, anyone? In a crowded field, beauty …

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Chanel Goes for the Gold

Chanel probably doesn’t care that commodity prices are actually increasing. Its fall makeup collection features gold as prominently as Gwen Stefani features red lipstick. You can toss that bottle of Black Satin nail polish out the window (too bad you spent your theatre money on getting that limited edition bottle …

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I Can Kiss Clearly Now

Following the heels of Smashbox-O Gloss’s phenomenal success comes a tool that no lady should be without, especially during pucker-up season. Tricia Sawyer’s Clearly Pretty Color Revealing Lip Gloss made us kiss every strange boy, dog and girl in sight, and people were pushing us away crying out complaints of …

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Veet, Veet!

Some products look cuter on TV than they do in real life. They make your heart strings go zing during those commercial breaks and make you want to rush out to the store and buy some for your grandma, your pet hamster,even your ex. Until you reach the checkout counter …

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Without a Trace

It’s almost as fun as winning a Golden Ticket from Willy Wonka or seeing Britney Spears sashay at the MTV Video Music Awards last year when even her shoes completely failed the Breathalyzer. It’s cute, it’s quick and it’s soft as a rabbit’s foot, and you’ll never remove makeup the same way again …

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Don’t Toss the Gloss

Frankly, we’re getting tired of giving you stories that link cancer and makeup. We’re not sure what R&D scientists are out there gunning for those of us wearing lipstick and eye shadow, but it sure sounds like they want us to look like Charlize Theron in Monster: unkempt, unwashed, sans …

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