Christene Carr

About Christene Carr

Christene is known among her friends as a jack-of-all-trades, which for her translates to never being bored. By profession, Christene is a marketing and social media strategist and beauty editor. When she is not busy marketing compelling concepts or testing beauty products, she is crafting food and drink recipes, socializing, writing, making dresses, eating, or any of a myriad of random things she thoroughly enjoys. Find Christene on her blog, www.christenecarr.com, and follow her randomness on Twitter @ChristeneCarr

Products I Use for a Matte Sculpted Face

The Products I Use for Matte Sculpted Skin

During summer months I glow, no matter what.  I have oily skin and while there are products that give me semi matte skin for a few hours when it’s sweltering, there is nothing that can keep me matte all day. Its  easier to keep a matte sculpted face when temperatures start to drop. However, I [...]

Everything a Guy Needs to Have an EPIC Movember

John Varvatos Oud

Movember  – that glorious time of year when men sprout moustaches to raise awareness for men’s health issues such as: prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health and (some) spouses cringe just thinking about nuzzling up to them. Each November 1st, men the world over take up the task of growing and keeping only a moustache [...]

Mani of the Week – Halloween Nails from Broadway Nails and Kiss

Broadway Halloween Nails

Last week Ari did a cool halloween manicure tutorial that I have on my list of things to try (let me just say the list of nail things to try is epic and ever growing.)  This week’s mani is all about those ladies who don’t have the dexterity or inclination to draw fangs and blood [...]

Loubi Under Red Gives You Red Bottoms for Your Nails

Loubi Under Red

The red soles of Christian Louboutin footwear have been a fashion, style and pop culture phenomenon for years.  Now you can have the iconic color for under your nails. Loubi Under Red uses a small precise sponge at the tip of the weapon like brush to make painting under the nails a snap.   While nail art [...]

Big Bold Lipsticks That Are Perfect for Fall

Iman Cosmetics - Black Brandy

Over the last year my lipstick game has gone from ‘meh’ to ‘major!’ I’ve always bought lipsticks but I would put them on and almost immediately declare them ‘too much.’  Before you start thinking I’m crazy, allow me to explain;  I’m 5’11″ tall  with lips that are well north of small. In my mind, my [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Avon ANEW Vitale

ANEW Vitale Review 2

The Avon ANEW Vitale line is a breakthrough formula with VitaTone Complex, an exclusive blend of patented and patent-pending ingredients and peptides, that is formulated to help awaken and invigorate dull, tired skin to renew vitality, improve skin tone and give an overall radiant glow. The ANEW Vitale collection includes: Day Cream with Broad Spectrum SPF [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring OPI Color Palette by Clark+Kensington

OPI Color Palette by Clark+Kensington Swatch

Have you ever wanted to match your manicure to your walls or vice versa? I’m not talking about various shades of white, I’m talking about vibrant eye catching colors. If you’ve dreamt of manicure and wall color oneness, the OPI Color Palette by Clark+Kensington is the exact thing that you need. The collection features 18 [...]

Facts and Myths About the Use of Oils in Skin Care

Herbal Essence Dropper

Have you ever heard that oils are bad for oily skin?  Or that oils clog pores and cause breakouts?  The truth is that not all oils are bad and not all oils are good, either. However, there are some oils that are used specifically for their soothing and calming properties as well as their ability [...]

My Fall Dior Beauty Picks

Dior Beauty Picks for Fall 2014

We are days away from the official start of sweater weather, which for me is the bat signal that it’s time to wear layers and layers of makeup and experiment with different makeup looks. I recently received some Dior Beauty and here’s just some of the makeup I’ll be wearing and experimenting with this fall. [...]

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.   [...]