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 [...]

Bergdorf Goodman Beauty Files: Fall Fragrances You Need Now

Kilian-Back-to-Black-Aphrodisiac-Jeweled-Clutch-Bottle

It’s finally fall. . . let’s update our pulse points accordingly. Here are a few Fall Fragrances You Need Now: Kilian Back to Black Aphrodisiac Jeweled Clutch & Bottle An uncommon composition of tobacco, honey, fruit, woods and amber…Back to Black Aphrodisiac lives up to its name. Houbigant Iris des Champs (Exclusive to Bergdorf Goodman) A woody [...]

Transitioning My Skincare From Summer to Fall

Kate somerville Eczema Therapy Cream

Even though we’ve had a run of warm days here in New York City, I know that cold weather is lurking and being a creeper on all of our nice weather fun. While my skin is enjoying the current temperatures, I know I need to prepare for when that changes.  Here is a look at [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Shiseido Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate

Shiseido Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate

I’m always doing something to my skin….always trying to make it ‘appear’ a particular way – brighter, more even toned, pimple free, etc. My focus is largely been on improving the outward appearance of my skin. But until I decided to do a four week trial of Shiseido Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate, I never gave [...]

Bergdorf Goodman Beauty Files: October Beauty Picks

Amore Pacific Prime Reserve

Every month the Bergdorf Goodman Beauty Girls gush with excitement over what’s cool and new. Here’s the October run down of the beauty you need now. Amore Pacific LIMITED EDITION PRIME RESERVE Epidynamic Activating Creme WHY YOU NEED IT: Because, in as little as an hour, slack skin begins to tighten. The formulation lynchpin is a super [...]

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 [...]

Mani of the Week: Halloween Manicure Tutorial

Halloween Manicure

Ok, ladies– you’ve got a few weeks left to get those nails Halloween ready. Good news is that I have a few tricks up my sleeve (pun intended) to share with you…and it involves some bloody mangled Dracula teeth. Let’s be honest, Halloween is the best, in fact, make that the only excuse to wear a blood-inspired manicure. [...]

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: Elizabeth Arden Flawless Future

#FlawlessFuture

Ahh, the pursuit of flawless. For me — it started in my early twenties (while battling adult acne and hyperpigmentation)….A few years later I started my blog and the social media flood gates opened and that lead to this breakneck pace of needing to ‘flawlessly’ maintaining 930,747 social platforms without missing a beat…yikes, the pressure! [...]

4 Fall Makeup and Skincare Launches to Get Excited About

Charlotte Tilbury eye shadow quad

I think I speak for all beauty lovers when I say ‘I love fall makeup and skincare collections’! They are always the most extensive and all the best launches are typically released in the second half of the year.  The fall season is what major beauty hauls are made of, right? Here are  4 Fall [...]