Budge Proof Summer Makeup Musts

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Looking fully made up during summer months can be a bit tricky. The heat and humidity sometimes makes it difficult to wear the products that worked oh so well during cooler months.  But women are not going to give up wearing makeup simply because it feels like Hades outdoors. Instead, we make adjustments to application [...]

ThisThatBeauty’s Winter Skin Care Solutions

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*Now that crisp fall air is upon us, I thought I would re-publish my “Winter Skin Care Solutions” blog post with originally ran in December 2010. Enjoy!* Dry winter skin happens to the best of us…even a top notch Grade A (my words, not yours:)) Beauty Editor like myself. I generally have fairly oily skin, [...]

NEW Thierry Mugler Angel: Eva Mendes launches new campaign

Eva Mendes Reveals Her New Campaign For Angel By Thierry Mugler

This past Thursday, I was invited to a glittering french themed fete to toast Eva Mendes, the new (and incredibly gorgeous) face of Thierry Mugler’s Angel campaign. A full fragrance review is en route, however, the first order of business in Ms. Mendes’ makeup…it was pitch-perfect in every way. The complexion, the lips, the cheeks [...]

Fridays with Felicia: Volume 25…..from Paris, with love!

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Fridays with Felicia: An intimate look behind the curtain as I share my favorite style/ beauty discoveries and ThisThatBeauty shenanigans from previous week. Bon jour! I spent part of last week and this week in Paris working on a very cool beauty project. While there I had the opportunity to take in the Paris beauty [...]

Haute Holiday Collections 2010: Clarins Holiday Barocco

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The first holiday collection to capture my heart this season is Clarins Holiday Barocco, a four piece offering  inspired by the dramatic, daring and sensual style of the Baroque period — a time of excess, glamour and mystery. Yes! Naturally, I am drawn to the red lip…come to momma! Unlike the reds in my current [...]

Beauty Event: Celebrity Makeup Artist Pati Dubroff, Clarins, and Bloomingdales

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So here’s the scoop…Clarins has recently announced that renowned makeup artist Pati Dubroff (the cutie pictured left) has joined the brand as the resident Celebrity Beauty Artist. If Pati’s name sounds familiar it’s because her clients include A-listers like Charlize Theron (the cutie pictured right), Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl and Naomi Watts. Won’t you join [...]

Breast Cancer Awareness Coverage 2010: WOMANITY

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In my day-to-day beauty grind of running from press event to press event, product launch to product launch, and everything in between, I am often asked the following question: What are you wearing? Sometimes the question “What are you wearing” applies to my outfit of the day, but most times the person asking the question [...]

Fall Makeup Trendspotting 2010: Clarins

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This fall Clarins delivers the power pout. I am positively in love with the current resurgence of lipstick. A strong lip has been my go-to glam look for the last few years. It brings me great pleasure to see one of my favorite skin care brands, Clarins, embrace the power of a great lip! The [...]

Innovative SPF Products

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The first time (about 10+ years ago) my dermatologist told me to incorporate sunscreen into my daily skin care regiment, I looked at her like she had two heads. At that time I didn’t understand the importance of sunscreen during non-summer months…and as a beautiful brown woman of color, I definitely did not understand the [...]

Summer Makeup Trendspotting 2010: Clarin’s Instant Sun Light

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If sun kissed shades of cinnamon, ginger, cocoa, caramel and vanilla float your makeup boat, please allow me to introduce Clarin’s Instant Sun Light summer collection. This radiant summer collection relies on the subtle layering of bronzer to create a complexion that appears luminous and healthy. Sheer peach is used to sculpt the cheekbones, while [...]