Prepare for a Beauty Upgrade with Walgreens

Walgreens Sample Box

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!

Cover FX Cream Concealer

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 [...]

Multi-Ethnic Hair Care at Target

Target Beauty

I bet most you you are a lot like me. You walk into Target, expecting to pick up paper towels, dish liquid, and the like — but somehow, miraculously, through the magic of Target, you exit with an armful of unintended items — you know: those floral print jeans you just had to have…or those [...]

ThisThatBeauty Review: MAKE UP FOR EVER Aqua Lip Pencil 10C

MAKE UP FOR EVER Aqua Lip #10

Be cool y’all. . .but I think I’ve found my perfect take on the wildly popular #Oxblood trend. I give you MAKE UP FOR EVER Aqua Lip Pencil in shade 10C (matte deep berry plum). And here’s the best part — this one little pencil can be worn three ways: 1) see through, 2) medium [...]

ThisThatBeauty Video Tutorial: IMAN Skin Tone Evener BB Creme

IMAN Skin Tone Evener BB Creme

Girls! Brace for impact. This one’s a little bit amazing. Click to view my review of IMAN Skin Tone Evener BB Creme. Spoiler Alert: YOU NEED IT !! Pre-order at IMAN Cosmetics Launching January 2013 in selected Walgreen’s $20.00 USD

ThisThatBeauty Video Tutorial: New Year’s Eve Jewel Toned Smoky Eye

ThisThatBeauty Smoky Eye Video Tutorial

Nothing says party time like a great smokey eye. Check out this video on jewel toned smokey eyes, perfect for New Year’s Eve….and beyond. You’re welcome and Happy New Year! Products Used: Stila Stay All Day Foundation in Bare 1 Miracle Skin Tranformer Concealer Laura Mercier Translucent Powder MAC Brow Duo in Brunette (from Stylish [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: MAC Strength Color Collection

Strength-Lipstick-PinkPigeon-300

With all the focus so often on balancing makeup, both a soft eye and strong lip or vice versa, I often crave the elegant femininity that comes from combining both at the same time.  It can create quite a bold look and can be a powerful combination, one not for the faint of heart. MAC’s [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: MAC Pressed Pigment Collection

Pressed Pigments

There is never a better time of the year to bring out the sparkle than New Year’s Eve.  In your clothes, your shoes, your handbags and of course your makeup!  While shimmer and sparkle are quite acceptable on any part of the face, the most versatile and (in my opinion) fun place to experiment with [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: MAC Stylish Brow Collection

MAC Stylish Brow Lineup

  No makeup look is complete without a finished brow. However, finding the perfect color or product that will enhance and define your brow can often be quite the challenge. Pencil or powder, gel or wax?… – the options are endless.  And now with MAC’s newest launch, Stylish Brow, these options are offered all in [...]

Shine Bright Like A Diamond: Sephora Times Square Grand Re-Opening

Sephora Times Square Transformed

“Shine Bright Like A Diamond“. . . it’s not just a Rihanna lyric, it’s the best possible choice of words to describe the newly re-vamped Sephora Times Square. This week I had the opportunity to explore the new space and shop my faves. And let me tell you — I was blown away. The newly [...]