ThisThatBeauty Reviews: MAC Pressed Pigment Collection

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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: Stila “In the Garden” Palette

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Variety is the spice of life – and this is never more applicable then when talking about eyeshadows. Wearing the same combination or look every day is something to which I am quite averse. With so many options availabe – why choose one when you can have ten?  Palettes are the chosen tool that artists use [...]

ThisThatBeautyReviews: Make Up For Ever Eye Shadows

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The task of picking an eyeshadow can be absolutely daunting.  With the myriad of brands, colors, textures, and finishes to choose from, I get overwhelmed just thinking about it.  I myself have tested so many that to find one that actually makes me stop mid-makeup application and gawk at the party going on south of [...]

Fall Color: NARS Abbey Road + Milani Blue My Mind = POW!

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While we generally, wholeheartedly embrace bursts of color during the playful spring and summer months, I challenge you to give your fall routine a little shake up-wake up and introduce faint streaks of color NOW!without flash/ with flash Here I am sporting a flash of NARS Larger Than Life Long-Wear Eyeliner in Abbey Road on [...]

Make the Effort – Do Your Makeup

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Oh how I tire of hearing women complain, “makeup is too much work”. True, the application of makeup requires effort, but we need not turn it into a monumental task. Start by deciding on your “focus feature”. This is the one area that makes you feel polished. Despite the fact that I’ve gained lots of [...]

Beauty At Your Fingertips

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Do you think you need professional makeup brushes to create beautiful eyes? Well think again. In this video, I demo how you can great beautiful sultry eyes with your fingers. Yep, no brushes required!

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: MAC Bloggers’ Obsessions – Hocus Pocus

MAC Bloggers Obsessions

The bloggers are coming, the bloggers are coming. MAC’s Bloggers’ Obsessions collection has landed and here’s your first look at the goods. I was able to get my brightly manicured fingertips on “Hocus Pocus”, and well, big surprise — I have an opinion. Watch: Complete collection rundown: Hocus Pocus Dark sooty grey with silver pearl [...]

First Impressions: Shopbop/ SEPHORA COLLECTION Color Play 5 in 1 Palette

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I previously wrote about the soon to launch SEPHORA COLLECTION Color Play 5 in 1 limited-edition palette inspired by Shopbop’s forthcoming “Faces of Fashion” editorial look book….and provided you with a first look: Last night I had the opportunity to attend a press preview, touch, feel, and swatch the product in person. Here are my [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: N.Y.C. New York Color

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New York Color (NYC) aims to take the guesswork out of flawless makeup application. Products like IndividualEyes shadow palettes are designed for specific eye colors and include a primer, illuminator and four expertly coordinated colors to intensify eye color. There are three shades available, Union Square for brown eyes, Bryant Park for blue eyes and [...]

The look we all love: Smokey Eyes

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Ask any makeup artist the most requested look from their clients and I am willing to bet my last dollar the response is “Smokey Eyes”. Everyone wants it but few feel they possess the skill to accomplish it without ending up with what resembles a black eye. Well Three Custom Color Specialists (one of my [...]