Define Your Brows with Boots Beauty

Boots Beauty Brow Pencils

My brows are the first thing I do after I put on my foundation.  For some odd reason, it’s like I cannot do the rest of my face until my brows are just right. I’ll leave the house without makeup but no brows? No, not gonna happen…ever!  Since brows are so important, I’m always on [...]

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 [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Lise Watier Spring 2014 Collection

Lise Watier Imagine Collection

If I wear enough beautiful spring-like makeup,  it will come, right?  Just looking at the Lise Watier Spring 2014 Collection makes me long for pastels from head to toe.  However, I don’t want to jump the gun, so, I’ve been easing into brighter more season appropriate makeup shades a bit at a time – and this [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: MAC A Fantasy of Flowers Collection

MAC Fantasy of Flowers

What would spring be without a new, vibrant and colorful collection from MAC? They do new collections like no one else and can get you hyped for a new season (though it is a tad easier to be excited for Spring while currently suffering through snowstorm after snowstorm, ugh).  The shades in their new A [...]

Barneys New York Love Yourself Event

Barneys love yourself event gift bag

There is nothing better than a big beauty haul.  No wait, scratch that.  There is nothing better than a big beauty haul complete with an insane sample bag of beauty goodies.  Yes, that is infinitely better.  And this week is the perfect time to check off all your wish list items because Barneys New York [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Cynthia Rowley Eyeshadow Palette 1

CynthiaRowley_Shadows

No makeup collection is complete without a proper basic nude/ brownish palette…and Cynthia Rowley Eyeshadow Palette 1 is a great starter option. This neutral-with-a-twist palette marks Rowley’s foray into makeup and is a Birchbox.com exclusive. The limited edition Cynthia Rowley Eyeshadow Palette 1, $24, has five shadows with both matte and light shimmer finishes. The palette [...]

ThisThatBeauty Tutorial: Sparkly Eye Makeup Perfect for New Year’s Eve

Maree Sye New Years's Eve Makeup Tutorial

What would New Year’s Eve be without Sparkly Eye Makeup? Boring and uneventful I am sure.  Here is a quick and fun makeup tutorial for a great makeup look to wear to any New Year’s Eve event you plan on attending.   This Sparkly Eye Makeup is perfect for a black tie evening or even a [...]

Giveaway: ACUVUE OASYS Contact Lenses + MORE!

Acuvue Giveaway

It’s that time of year again….my once yearly eye exam with Dr. Susan Resnick (30 East 60th Street NY, NY). This year, as a new mom, I wanted to explore ACUVUE® options that fit my crazier-than-crazy lifestyle. With a newborn at home, I have time no time for extra steps and complicated routines so my [...]

ebay Collections: Clear Skin Begins Here

Dr Murad Age SPot and Pigment Lightening Gel

I’ve been writing ThisThatBeauty for about six years now and it all goes by so quickly. Readers who have followed my blog from the very beginning, and actually, even new comers will agree — I have an intense passion for skin care. Blame it on my woeful adult acne years or my hyperpigmentation phase, but [...]

Beauty News: Barneys New York – A New Foundation

Troy Surratt

Clean, but not clinical. Modern, yet approachable….The newly renovated beauty level at Barneys New York, A New Foundation, is open for business and it is breathtaking. “The Foundation is incredibly significant to us on many levels,” said Barneys New York Chief Executive Officer Mark Lee. “It’s literally the foundation of our store, but we also [...]