Posts Tagged ‘smoky eye’

Smoke Alarm At the Critics Choice Awards, simple liner was a huge trend.  It is said that fashion swings from one extreme to another.  So true.  Here at the SAG Awards, celebs went for full-on smoky eyes.  While some (Mila and Julia) kept it subtle enough to look sexy and mysterious, others pushed the drama […]


Besides mistletoe, eggnog, Rudolf & tinsel . . . the holidays are also the perfect time of year for new makeup.  Why?  Well all the cosmetic companies flip out between Thanksgiving & New Years, offering sales, limited edition product, and value sets.  If makeup wasn’t on your list to Santa, and you’ve finished checking everyone […]


Besides mistletoe, eggnog, Rudolf & tinsel . . . the holidays are also the perfect time of year for new makeup.  Why?  Well all the cosmetic companies flip out between Thanksgiving & New Years, offering sales, limited edition product, and value sets.  If makeup wasn’t on your list to Santa, and you’ve finished checking everyone […]


New York Fashion Week Look of the Day: L.A.M.B. Gwen Stefani says her Fall 2010 collection is inspired by, “vintage, boudoir, military, fifties, sexy, and futuristic.”  The beauty team nailed the look, incorporating each of the influences.  The red lip and pin curls have the pinup vibe (vintage, boudoir, fifties) but the graphic dark cat […]


“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 […]


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 […]


“What’s Lily Wearing?” Wednesday Valentino Fall/Winter 2009 RTW Ahhh, the smoky eye and nude lip.  They appear every fall/winter season with a comforting regularity, just like back-to-school, changing leaves, Thanksgiving turkey.  To see them on the Valentino runway as a pairing to the fur-trimmed coats and jewel-toned dresses is no surprise.  The 2009 update?  A […]