Lupita Nyong’o New Lancôme Ambassadress

Lupita Nyong'o

Following Lupita Nyong’o’s rise to fame and recent Oscar win for the movie Twelve Years a Slave, beauty mavens the world over have been wondering which cosmetic brand would snag the Mexican-born Kenyan star as Brand Ambassador.  Nyong’o will join Julia Roberts, Kate Winslet, Penélope Cruz and Lily Collins as brand ambassador to Maison Lancôme. Many [...]

Celebrity Makeup Artist, Sam Fine, Talks Beauty with Jody Watson of Doobop


The first time I met Sam Fine I was wearing 4 inch heels, this meant I was standing about 6 feet 3 inches tall, a bit over his head.  I was a little starstruck, so, naturally I wanted a photograph with him. When I attempted to stoop so we would be the same height, he [...]

CONTEST: Could you be a Face of FLOWER Beauty?

Face of Flower

FLOWER Beauty recently launched a contest on their facebook page that allows all FLOWER fans to submit selfies wearing their own FLOWER products for a chance to win a trip to LA to meet FLOWER Beauty creator, Drew Barrymore. Five winners will be chosen and each will walk the red carpet at Drew’s upcoming movie premiere [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: MAC Viva Glam Rihanna Lipstick & Lipglass

Mac Viva Glam Rihanna 2

If you are a fan of MAC, then you probably know that there is a new collection every five minutes and it is virtually impossible to keep up. While I generally can’t keep up with all the launches, I always encourage people to support the brand when they launch their Viva Glam Collections because “every [...]

Get the Look: Kerry Washington at the 2013 Emmy Awards

Emmys 2013 Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington is one of the hottest celebrities on the planet right now.  After People magazine named the Scandal star  World’s Best Dressed Woman, she showed up on the 2013 Emmy’s Red carpet wearing an ethereal Marchesa gown and reminded us just how she earned the honor.  Kerry’s glow and somewhat fuller bosom had some [...]

A Week With Bergdorf’s Beauty Guru, Felicia Walker Benson

A Week With Bergdorf's Beauty Guru, Felicia Walker-Benson

Ever wonder what a week in my life is like? Well wonder no more. RackedNY recently featured me in Beauty Diary, a seven day glimpse into the life of an industry insider. So head on over to RackedNY to get the full scoop on a week in my life. It’s pretty wild. . . & never a dull moment. A [...]

Mally Roncal Shares Tips to Summer Proof Your Makeup

Mally beauty

Temperatures have been in 90s and beyond all week long. Under these conditions only expert makeup application can stand the test of time and temperature. This week’s Tips to Summer Proof Your Makeup are courtesy of makeup artist extraordinaire, Mally Roncal. After spending 15 years on the road with some of the biggest celebrities in the [...]

ThisThatBeauty Previews: Motions STRAIGHT FINISH


New Hair Product Alert!! And this one is strictly for girls like me who are naturally curly but prefer straight styling (most of the time…I made exceptions in the summer). Motions is preparing to introduce  STRAIGHT FINISH – A Revolutionary Heat Styling System for Natural Hair Textures. According to Motions’ research: One in four African [...]

Twitter Party: Join me, @PhillipBloch & @MyStaticGuard

Phillip Bloch

I am so excited to announce #SGParty, hosted by me and special guest, Celebrity Stylist Phillip Bloch (@PhillipBloch). Join in and ask your spring transition fashion and style questions, pick up insider tips from Phillip, and learn about some of the many different uses of Static Guard (like, did you know: you can rid hair [...]

Get the Look: Miranda Lambert at 2013 GRAMMY Awards

Miranda Lambert  55th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Red Carpet

Who: Miranda Lambert What: 2013 GRAMMY Awards Makeup Artist: Terri Apanasewic Inspiration: Miranda’s red carpet look was reminiscent of old hollywood, with a modern twist. My inspiration was her gorgerous blue eyes, so I wanted to give her a sultry look to bring to life her navy gown.    I started by applying COVERGIRL Outlast Stay Fabulous 3-in-1 Foundation [...]