Posts Tagged ‘beauty’

Questions to Ask When Hiring your Wedding Makeup Artist . . . and What Her Answers Mean We all know the horror story . . . the makeup artist wordlessly picks up a brush and starts to paint, occasionally pausing to say, “trust me, I’m going to make you look fabulous!”  You wait, nervously, as […]


Flashback: 2009 SAG Awards Red Carpet On the eve of the Screen Actors Guild Awards 2010, here is a look back at the standout dresses of 2009. Kate Winslet in Narciso Rodriguez Peachy cheeks directly contrast Kate’s sapphire blue dress, and, let’s face it: its all about the dress. The perfectly place seams fit like […]


Best Dressed: 2010 Golden Globes The rainy Los Angeles weather introduced a new accessory to the Red Carpet: an umbrella was the must have item at the 2010 Golden Globes.  Here are my picks for “Best Dressed” . . . Maggie Gyllenhaal in RM by Roland Mouret with Bulgari jewels *sigh* I admit, I have […]


Flashback: Best of Golden Globes Red Carpet 2009 As a preview of the Golden Globes (red carpet coverage starts in T minus 3 hours!), I thought I’d take a look back to 2009’s best dressed, to get us in the mood. Maggie Gyllenhall in Lanvin Possibly my fave dress of the night.  Maggie is always […]


Top Trends from 2010 Critic’s Choice Movie Awards: 1.  Black is the New Black. . . seen on nearly everyone. (see also Sandra Bullock, Claire Danes, Kristen Bell, Anna Kendrick, Carey Mulligan, Gabby Sidibe, Amy Poehler, Jena Malone) Abbie Cornish in Elie Saab 2.  Tinsel town turns out in silver . . . the cool […]


“One, Two, Three. . . ” Monday Minute Makeup Lesson One, Two Three. . . it’s not only the new Britney song stuck in my head.  (Why is it so catchy? Get out of my brain!)  When it comes to eye makeup, three is a magic number as well.  In fact, remembering the rule of […]


This weekend I posted I contest on Twitter to win a makeup consultation/lesson with me at the new VOWS office, to celebrate the grand opening.  I had many applicants, and wondered how I would ever choose.  Then I received this application from Chatti Phal of Savady Photography . . . Chatti’s magazine (my computer savvy […]


9 Fave Models of 2009: (all photos from Style.com) Jessica Stam (at Anna Sui Fall/Winter 2009 RTW) Sasha Pivovarova (at Valentino Couture Fall 2009) Caroline Trentini (at Oscar de la Renta Spring 2009 RTW) Jourdan Dunn (at Proenza Schouler Fall 2009 RTW) Lara Stone (at Stella McCartney Fall 2009 RTW) Agyness Deyn (at Carolina Herrera […]


Best of 2009: RIP Discontinued Makeup Products You know how every year at the Oscars they have a tribute photo montage to the movie industry people who passed away in the previous year?  In 2009, there were a few favorites from my makeup kit that bit the proverbial dust, and I’d like to pay tribute […]


“All I Want for Christmas . . .” Happy Holidays! I just wanted to write a quick little post to share my fave makeup-related prezzies I unwrapped from under the tree: *Stila Smudge Pots Holiday Set.  Includes Black, two limited edition colors: Starry Night and Violet, and new Kitten (I have a friend who will […]