Christene Carr

About Christene Carr

Christene is a marketing and social media strategist who has worked with start-up companies as well as established brands. She takes a practical approach to beauty and her reviews and comments often focus on ingredients as well as efficacy. For Christene, being bored is never a concern...when she is not busy running marketing campaigns, testing beauty products and concocting new beauty potions, she is creating food and drink recipes, writing, making dresses, eating, or any one of a myriad of random things she thoroughly enjoys. Find Christene on her blog, www.christenecarr.com, and follow her randomness on Twitter @ChristeneCarr

Diptyque Launches La Collection 34 and its Bazar and You’re Invited!

diptyque Ambiance La Collection 34, Essences Insensées, Redouté

Join Diptyque Paris for an evening of champagne and shopping as you discover La Collection 34 and its Bazar.  Explore the range at the Bleecker boutique on September 18th and receive a luxury gift with purchase.  The collection consists of a limited edition fragrance, an array of scented pillar candles, textured candle holders and soap stone diffusers.   [...]

ThisThatBeauty Previews: MAC Rocky Horror Picture Show Collection

MAC Rocky Horror Show Lipsticks

About MAC Rocky Horror Picture Show Collection: The Rocky Horror Picture Show kicks off the celebration of its 40th anniversary in wild style with an untamed M∙A∙C collaboration, featuring an outrageous collection of hues and products specially designed to recreate the looks of your favourite characters from the 1975 cult classic film. Transform yourself into a [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Lipstick Queen Silver Screen Collection

Lipstick Queen - Made It

“This intensely rich but wet formula, inspired by the slinky ladies of the silver screen, is a ground-breaking, industry-first. Silver Screen is a homage to Hollywood sassiness, if this lipstick could walk it would sashay. My most vixen lipstick to date!” – Poppy King, Lipstick Queen Founder With an intro like that, who could resist [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring Clique by Roblé

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If you know Chef Roblé you are probably wondering how and why he has anything that could be featured in Mani of the Week. The outspoken Chef recently launched his gourmand fragrance, Clique by Roblé, along with a scented  limited edition promotional nail polish.  The polish “smells delicious” when dry and is featured in this [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Dr Jart Pore Medic Derma at Home Peeling

Dr Jart Pore Medic Derma at Home Peeling

Does a facial have to take forever? If that’s the case no one told that to the Dr Jart Pore Medic Derma at Home Peeling system. This two step, 3 minute mask and peel works in less time than it takes most people to schedule a facial over the phone. Step one has sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) [...]

This NYFW go #CoutureOverdose with Viva La Juicy Gold Couture

Viva la Juicy Gold Couture

It’s Day 1 of New York Fashion Week (NYFW), which means I’m about to be racing from show to show, capturing the fashion & beauty as it unfolds. This year, I’ve partnered with the Viva La Juicy street teams for their #coutureoverdose giveaway.  This happens on September 6th and  is the perfect opportunity for you to [...]

ThisThatBeauty Previews: MAC The Simpsons Collection

MAC Simpsons Collection 1

If you have never seen an episode of The Simpsons, please reconsider some things.  I am not saying you have to like the Simpsons but to not acknowledge it and be curious enough to check out an episode is just wrong. After All, it’s a pop culture phenomenon that has been on television since 1989;  it [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring the Nails Inc and Alexa Chung Collaboration

Nails Inc Alexa Chung Collaboration

The mild summer here in the Northeast has had me stuck in pre fall fashion mode for the last couple of weeks. Naturally, that has been playing out on my nails. Having fall on my mind has led me to polishes from the Nails Inc and Alexa Chung Collaboration, that feature an innovative line of fabric [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring the Jinsoon for Tess Giberson Collection

Jinsoon x Tess Giberson

I love Jinsoon polishes and I am always eager to try new creations.  I find that I reach for them more than any other brand…at least at the moment. The Jinsoon collaboration with Tess Giberson for Fall 2014 is inspired by “the transference of classic rugged American sportswear into contemporary, effortless, luxurious style” and only further [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Luster Power White Deep Stain Eraser Toothpaste

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They say a “a smile is worth a thousand words” but with beautiful teeth a smile is even more valuable.  Beautiful teeth are those that are pearly white and almost seem to sparkle.  The foods and drinks we consume can stain our teeth and  flossing and brushing with regular toothpaste will remove food and prevent [...]