Clinique Take the Day Off Cleansing Balm vs Eve Lom Cleanser

Clinque Take the Day Off Cleansing Balm

Cleansing balms rival cleansing oils as my favorite way to remove my makeup and cleanse my skin. Balms work well for all skin types and often provide a softer and more nourishing way to remove all the makeup, dirt and grime from the day without stripping the skin or leaving it dry and uncomfortable. There [...]

TTB Faves: Maree’s Picks for Acne Treatment

First Aid Beauty Blemish Control Pads

It’s no surprise I am again writing about the bane of my skincare existence – acne.  But instead of just reviewing a product, I figured I would group my favorite, most effective acne fighting winners together in one post. From cleansers, to moisturizers and everything in between, these are my regular stand-bys for  acne treatment [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Clinique Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel

Clinique Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel

Blemishes, ugh.   The bane of my oily-skinned existence.  Just when I finish treating one, another one pops up to take its place.  Delightful.  I am constantly on the hunt for products to help me deal with my breakouts without the harsh side effects such as dryness, flakiness and redness.  Sometimes my face ends up looking [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Clinique for Men Skincare

CLINIQUE FOR MEN Exfoliating Tonic

Clinique has become synonymous with easy, gentle and effective skincare and now they have expanded their line to include an entire range of products for men.  They put cleansing, toning and moisturizing on the map and are now lending a hand to all the men out there by launching products designed specifically for them.  And [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring Clinique’s 16 Shades of Beige Collection

Clinique 16 Shades of Biege  - TTB 1

New Year, New Nude! (Sorry, I couldn’t help it.) If you kept up with the runways during New York Fashion Week you would have noted that nude nails are back in a major way this winter and spring.  (Ok, they never really left but just go with me here.)  Nail art is going nowhere but [...]

5 CC Creams to Try Right Now

smashbox cc cream

The CC cream craze is officially here and after giving a bunch of them a go, I believe it is here to stay. Following the immense popularity of the BB creams, it was only a matter of time before the next letter of the alphabet was needed. BB creams, which is short for blemish or [...]

Wear Emerald: Pantone’s Color of the Year

Color Charged Graphic Lacquer

Have you ever been green with envy? Ok, don’t answer that because I bet you’re not proud of that fact.  However, getting several shades emerald green, with Pantone’s color of the year, is a thing of beauty that you can happily flaunt. Eyes Urban Decay – Siren Liner: Create runway worthy eyes with with this [...]

Hyperpigmentation Series: ThisThatBeauty vs. Hyperpigmentation


Every now & then I like to republish this article for my many followers who deal with hyperpigmentation & inquire about my skin care routine. The blog post is a couple of years old — but my core principles are timeless…. Grab a cup of tea, a big bowl of (ThisThatBeauty’s fav) popcorn, glass of [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Clinique Bottom Lash Mascara


The most innovative mascara I’ve tried all year is Clinique Bottom Lash. My video review explains further….in colorful detail with hand gestures and plenty of animated Felicia-isms:

Fall Makeup Trendspotting 2010: Clinique


Leave it to Clinique to bring bright cheery makeup for Fall. Clinique does not stray from its comfort zone with fresh, girly glamour. The eyes take center stage in this look, while a dewy complexion plays the background. Lashes are richly coated. Eyes are lined with intense shades of plum, coffee or chocolate. Further drama [...]