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 [...]

4 Amazing Setting Powders For Oily Skin

La Mer The Powder

I love a glowy, fresh complexion as much as the next gal, but there is a fine line between dewy and oily. And that fine line is called powder.  The right powder can enhance a foundation’s finish and allow skin to still glow, and the wrong powder can just be downright awful. I have tried [...]

5 Products You Need For Amazing Summer Skin

sisley cellulinov

Never is it more important to have great looking skin than in the summer. Bathing suits, sundresses, denim cut-offs – all of these look better with healthy, glowing skin. No scaly, dry or ashy limbs need apply. Typically I begin getting my body summer ready a month or two before, but trust me there are [...]

Bergdorf Goodman Beauty Files: Five Simple Steps To Control Oily Skin


As a card carry member of the oily face club, I know there’s a fine line between dewy and downright oily. And if you’re all too familiar with the dreaded midday makeup meltdown, these five tips for shine-free skin are for you. . . TONE: Restore balance and reduce excess sebum production with a skin-soothing facial tonic or toner. La [...]

New York Fashion Week – Hair, Nails and Makeup for Jenny Packham Spring 2014 Collection


Designer: Jenny Packham Hair Stylist: Jeanie Syfu for TRESemme Inspiration: The Jenny Packham Spring 2014 Collection is loosely influenced by the 70′s Australian cult classic, “Picnic At Hanging Rock,” a beautifully haunting story about a group of boarding school girls who are taken on a picnic to Hanging Rock, mysteriously wander off in a trance and [...]

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 [...]

A Blush For All Skin Tones

NARS Blush - Taos

The natural cheek flush that comes with the crisp Fall air is always nice on a weekend getaway, somewhere in the country and perhaps with a limited amount of people around.  However, this preference stops as soon as said jaunt ends and you are faced with recreating that flush with an appropriate cheek color.  Fear [...]

TTB Tutorial: 6 Steps to the Perfect Brown Smoky Eye

Brown Smoky Eye

Let’s tackle some Fall makeup trends, shall we?  If you need a quick refresher on exactly what all those trends are, you can see that post here.  Did you read it? No?  Ok, I’ll wait…Done?  Perfect!  Now we can carry on with the lesson. One of the most daunting trend for women always seems to [...]

Shared Content: Summer Proof Your Hair & Makeup For Your Wedding Day

Summer Proof Your Hair and Makeup for your Wedding Day

Lately, I’ve had weddings on my mind, so, when this article dropped in my mailbox I thought it was fate and I had to share. I know from participating in two summer weddings that having a strategy to keep your hair and makeup together is the difference between beautiful pictures and just an overall mess. [...]

Summer Makeup 101: Tinted Moisturizer


This post is inspired by the barometer. In case you haven’t noticed — Spring has sprung and Summer’s just ’round the corner. Hopefully you’ve been reading ThisThatBeauty all Fall/ Winter and have been putting in work with respect to your skin care routine. For if you have, you will embrace my upcoming recommendation. But if [...]