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

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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 [...]

New York Fashion Week – Hair, Nails and Makeup for Jenny Packham Spring 2014 Collection

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Designer: Jenny Packham Hair Stylist: Jeanie Syfu for TRESemme Inspiration: The Jenny Packham Spring 2014 Collection is loosely influenced by the 70′s Australian cult classic, “Picnic At Hanging Rock,” a beautifully haunting story about a group of boarding school girls who are taken on a picnic to Hanging Rock, mysteriously wander off in a trance and [...]

New York Fashion Week – Hair, Nails and Makeup for Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2014 Collection

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Designer: Rebecca Minkoff Hair Stylist: Jeanie Syfu for TRESemmé Inspiration: Like the collection, the runway hair was ethnic-inspired. More specifically, Rebecca was stricken by a vintage photo of Bianca Jagger in Mexico. This led to her thinking about the very strong and stylish Mexican woman, Frida Kahlo. Syfu used these inspirations to translate Kahlo’s iconic braided [...]

NEW Sephora Rewards Program – VIB Rouge

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Are you a beauty enthusiast? If you answered ‘yes’ then be sure you’re sitting down before you read any further… Sephora’s Beauty Insider rewards program is pretty impressive by any standard and is even more impressive if you are a rewards program VIB. However, with the launch of VIB Rouge, Sephora’s new Top-Tier beauty rewards program, [...]

TTB Travel: A Beauty Tour of Paris

with Jean Patou Parfumer

By a show of hands, who’s enamored with French beauty? Everyone, right? I absolutely crave the rituals and beauty secrets of French women. There’s just something about the French beauty aesthetic that I cannot get enough of…the mood is chic & understated, yet undeniably present. For years I’ve dabbled in French beauty products ranging from [...]

Want to work in Beauty? Here’s a little advice!

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I love working in beauty — Isn’t it apparent?! Professionally, nothing makes me happier. Regularly I get emails from followers, friends of friends, etc., asking for advice on pursuing a career in Beauty. Recently a young lady, lets call her, “B”, contacted me to ask the following: I was talking to “A” the other day [...]

BIRCHBOX + MADEWELL Spring Style Experience

BIRCHBOX + MADEWELL Spring Style Experience

I must admit, I love my life as a Blogger. In addition to writing ThisThatBeauty (my baby!), I get to work on some rather cool projects with some of my favorite fashion & beauty brands. If you follow me on Instagram (and I’m certain you do) you know that I’m a total Madewell Girl. . [...]

Walgreens Beauty Advisors & Sample Boxes

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Can’t we all use a little beauty help every now and then? Just the other day…I sent a distress text to one of my PR Beauty Girlfriends for advice on a dastardly pimple on the rise. Thankfully, her sage advice saved the day. But, let’s say your BFF isn’t so savvy in the beauty department. [...]

Prepare for a Beauty Upgrade with Walgreens

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I’m all for upgrades. Like getting bumped up to first class from coach. . . or when the wait at Starbucks is unusually long, and the nice barista rewards my patience with a grande, instead of my frugalista-friendly tall. See, upgrades are nice. Well how about a beauty upgrade from the helpful folks at Walgreens? [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Cover FX Cream Concealer & WIN IT!

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Ladies: Let’s talk “Complexion Correction” – While “Complexion Correction” might sound like a fancy term, it’s really all about perfecting the skin and helping it look its best. We’re all for that, right? PERFECT SKIN As a Beauty Blogger/ Editor (and once, Makeup Artist), I’ve come to understand that “perfecting the skin” looks different on [...]