Archive for May, 2012

Thursday 31 May, 2012

It’s Here: MAC Beth Ditto Collection

An interview and video with Gossip singer Beth Ditto reveals why she links makeup with music (“my hometown didn’t want you to pay attention to outside makeup and music”), who her beauty icons are (Grace Jones!), the inspiration behind her new makeup collaboration with MAC Cosmetics (MAC Beth Ditto), and how she got those polka dots on her face (hint: a potato!).

Thursday 31 May, 2012

Trend Bender: Sweetly Scented Polish Removers

With my nose’s sniffer senses dulled by repeated use of pure acetone, I’m welcoming nail polish removers that are using sweets as their olfactory protectors. Ciaté White Chocolate Nourishing & Gentle Nail Polish Remover and LAQA & Co.’s Polish Remover Pads smell so good, your nose will thank you.

Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Pretty P.O.V.: Arcona Triad Pads

Backstage at this past Fashion Week, I was introduced to Arcona’s Triad Pads. The introduction was brief; I was told these pads are of that much-loved, triple-action breed of beauty items—those heroes that take it upon themselves to do more than just one thing. When Arcona sent me the pads to try out, the timing […]

Tuesday 29 May, 2012

I Link It: It’s True! Your Hair Needs Sun Protection Too

How many times do you go out for a day at the beach, the park, the place where there’s no escaping the sun? Do you slather on the sunscreen? I bet you do. And do you protect your hair from the sun’s damaging rays? Here’s where I’m willing to bet you don’t. And you should. […]

Friday 25 May, 2012

Try This: Memorial Day Beauty

Somewhere, the guy who turns on the sprinklers in the sky is having a mighty good time right now. This Memorial Day weekend is going to see rain and clouds—at least for a good portion of the North East. (And if you’re elsewhere, basking in glorious sunlight, I am jealous!) BUT! An overcast sky never […]

Friday 25 May, 2012

Pretty Peek: MAC Cosmetics Hey, Sailor!

MAC Cosmetics launches its newest limited edition color collection, Hey, Sailor!, “designed to drop anchor in the most sophisticated port of calls”—mainly, your vanity.

Friday 25 May, 2012

Fear No: Summertime Red Lips

Yes, red lipstick can be daunting, but it’s time to bite that (red) bullet: If the spring/summer runways are an indicator, red ain’t going nowhere but on your lips, ladies.