Liquid Lipstick Comparisons featuring Hourglass, Bite Beauty and Laura Mercier


I love the ease of a lip gloss but the finish of a lipstick, so, I was ecstatic when the liquid lipstick trend emerged. Typically most liquid lipsticks are applied by a wand, and have full coverage.  In this post, I will talk about three of my favorite formulas and the differences between them. If you [...]

The 4 Spring Beauty Launches That You Need To Buy

Armani Eye Tints

Post New Year’s is never fun. The holiday season is over, the vacations have ended, and (in the case of NY) it’s bitter cold. But the upside is that all the spring beauty releases begin popping up making it easier to get through the January lull. Here is a look at 4 new and upcoming [...]

#TTBToursLA – Recreating the Oscar De la Renta Spring 2015 Look with Hourglass Cosmetics

Hourglass Backstage at Oscar de la Renta b

While in LA, Team ThisThatBeauty made the Hourglass Cosmetics flagship store in Venice a must stop destination on our #TTBToursLA tour! We were super fortunate to join forces with the Mixed Makeup team and recreate the Oscar De la Renta Spring 2015 Look with Hourglass Cosmetics. “When the models walked down the runway at the [...]

3 Best Foundations for Oily Skin

Urban Decay Naked Skin Liquid Foundation

I love having oily skin because it will (hopefully) keep me looking young for many years to come, however, having oily skin means that my nice morning glow will turn into a not-so-nice oil slick by the end of the day.  Because my skin is so oily, I am forever in search of the best [...]

Get the Look: Kerry Washington at the 2013 Emmy Awards

Emmys 2013 Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington is one of the hottest celebrities on the planet right now.  After People magazine named the Scandal star  World’s Best Dressed Woman, she showed up on the 2013 Emmy’s Red carpet wearing an ethereal Marchesa gown and reminded us just how she earned the honor.  Kerry’s glow and somewhat fuller bosom had some [...]

New York Fashion Week – Makeup for Christian Siriano Spring 2014 Collection

ChChristian Siriano - Spring 2014 - Backstage

Designer: Christian Siriano Makeup:  Polly Osmond for Hourglass The Scoop:  Inspired by a recent trip to Isla Mujeres on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, and the destination’s exuberant color palette, the Christian Siriano Spring 2014 collection features vivid prints, woven raffias, and sculptural organzas all in vibrant hues. Siriano “wanted the collection to be light, feminine and romantic [...]

#TTBFaves: Featuring Estee Lauder, Dermalogica and Hourglass

Dermalogica oil free matte SPF 30

#TTBFaves: Every month, the ThisThatBeauty Girls share their favorite beauty products from the previous month. Today I share my top picks from June… Estee Lauder Modern Muse Why I love it: Just as with makeup, I seek out fragrances that are great to wear any season. It’s nice to have specific scents for certain times [...]

Get the Look: Jessica Alba at 2013 Golden Globes

Jessica Alba 2013 Golden Globes

Who: Jessica Alba What: 70th Annual Golden Globes Makeup: Hourglass Cosmetics Inspiration: The glamorous mother of two, a presenter at the awards ceremony, wore a gorgeous peach-colored gown by Oscar de la Renta. “The dress was the inspiration,” says makeup artist Lauren Andersen. “I loved the contrast between her glowing skin and the matte orange lip. [...]

Get the Look: Emily Blunt at 2013 Golden Globes

Emily Blunt 2013 Golden Globes

Who: Emily Blunt What: 70th Annual Golden Globes Makeup:  Hourglass Cosmetics Inspiration:  In a gilded dress by Michael Kors, Emily Blunt more than lived up to her reputation as a Hollywood golden girl. The actress, nominated in the Best actress, Musical or Comedy category for Salmon Fishing In The Yemen, “definitely had something in mind [...]

ThisThatBeauty Video Tutorial: Beginner’s Guide to Contour

ThisThatBeauty Video Tutorial: Contouring for Beginners

Ahh, contouring. Too much and you’ll likely to be mistaken for a contestant on RuPaul’s drag race….But, too little, and: “girl, have you put on a couple of lbs.?” But just the right amount of contour — Oh, it’s a thing of sculpted, lifted, highlighted beauty. I did a simple little video to show you [...]