About Felicia

Felicia Walker Benson is Editor in Chief for ThisThatBeauty and Social Media Beauty Editor at Bergdorf Goodman (her glorious day job!). For Felicia's complete bio, click on the "About Felicia" tab. Follow Felicia on Twitter @ThisThatBeauty

From time to time the good folks from various brands, PR companies, and marketing firms graciously provide product to ThisThatBeauty for editorial consideration. Much appreciated! However, ThisThatBeauty readers can take comfort in knowing that gratis product has never nor will it ever guarantee a mention on my little old blog. Simply put, I write about whatever I darn well please. Thank you very much!

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Love In The City: New OWN Docu-Series


Let’s cut to the quick. (“The quick”? Who says that? Did I just say that? What, am I suddenly 80?) But back to “the quick”. I don’t watch a lot of TV . . . for two primary reasons — 1) There’s simply no time. Between being Phoebe’s momma and being a modern working woman [...]

Bergdorf Goodman Beauty Files: Garden-Inspired Beauty


Today’s beauty cues come straight from the garden. Think sun-kissed, floral, vibrant and bright. These Garden-Inspired Beauty picks are just the thing to elevate your mood and help channel the glorious days of early spring. . . click here to see my picks. Garden-Inspired Beauty

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleansing Cloths

Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleansing Cloths

I’m a bit of a connoisseur of facial wipes. . . . A staunch supporter of the waterless cleanse. I wash my face daily. . . have done that for years, over 30 to be exact — but water isn’t always involved. And if we’re being 100% honest, given my hectic life as a new [...]

Spring Ready Fashion from Target: City Style


I recently partnered with Target and GLAM to create a video showcasing one of my favorite sections of the city. . . In the video, I also show off some of the I-Cant’t-Believe-You-Got-That-From-Target Spring fashions now in store — like my silky pink bomber jacket…uhm, prepare to covet (hard!)! Spring Ready Fashion from Target: City Style #TargetStyle #TargetsGoneGlam

Spring Ready Fashion from Target: What To Wear On A First Date


 Ahh, . . birds are chirping, flowers are blooming and it seems Spring has finally sprung. And just like that, love is in the air. But before you can plan the love, marriage and a baby carriage – there is the first date. I recently partnered with Target and GLAM to create a video, What To [...]


Sunscreens Approved for Brown Skin

When asked my stranded-on-a-deserted-island beauty product, my response is always ‘sunscreen’. It’s my beauty non-negotiable. While I am not an advocate of skimping on your daily skincare routine, as a new mom, I can appreciate that one does not always have the luxury of time.  Click here to get full details on my current sunscreen [...]



It’s still cold out. . . I get it. But despite the frosty temps here on the east coast – spring is indeed en route. And we’re sort of at that tipping point where we absolutely positively cannot stand the thought another fall/ winter-centric beauty product…May I ditch my vampy lip already, pleasssse?! So, here [...]

Bergdorf Goodman Beauty Files: Orange Lipstick For Spring


After seasons of show-stopping red, orange is finally having its moment in the spotlight. From pure orange, to coral, to tangerine — it’s all on my must-have list for lips this Spring. And after months of dreary Old Man Winter, rest assured that your pitch-perfect shade of orange will make skin glow like never before. Picking your ideal orange requires a [...]

Bergdorf Goodman Beauty Files: 8 Beauty Products You Need Right Now


After all of the statement-making lips, bolder than bold cat eyes and pop art inspired nails, I find it refreshing to ease into the never fail comfort of a nice, complexion-mimicking neutral.  Head over to Bergdorf Goodman blog  to see  eight universally flattering beauty musts for face, cheeks, lips and nails… The New Neutrals: Eight Beauty Products You [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Garnier Ultra-Lift Transformer Anti-Age Skin Corrector


Today’s Topic — Skin Care. If you’re anything like me, your routine requires many steps. First I cleanse to remove the grossness of the day. Then I tone to balance my skin and rescue it from the rude, hardness of New Jersey water. Next I treat with a next-big-thing miracle serum of some sort (a [...]