6 Products to Give You a Flawless Everyday Makeup Look


I am a makeup junkie.  There, I said it. While I’m in love with makeup, I don’t always have time for a dramatic face beat because I usually have only minutes to pull myself together and look presentable for my day job. I like a natural looking face but that doesn’t mean I go makeup [...]

My Favorite Red Lipsticks for Winter

Red Lipsticks for Winter

Few things make a statement louder or more beautifully than dash of red across the lip. Countless leading ladies, fashionistas, and influencers have donned the famous hue for red carpet events, mall trips, and parties alike. Nothing rivals the allure of a red lip, so I always keep a tube on hand for those moments [...]

NARS Reformulates Nail Polish and Launches New Shades and Brush

NARS Nail Polish Stylized Group Shot

What’s your favorite thing about nail polish? When you’ve tried as many brands, in as many formulations and as many shades as I have, you start to look for more than just a great long lasting finish and shine. You start to look for other elements to stand out. I found one such thing in [...]

ThisThatBeauty Tutorial: Sparkly Eye Makeup Perfect for New Year’s Eve

Maree Sye New Years's Eve Makeup Tutorial

What would New Year’s Eve be without Sparkly Eye Makeup? Boring and uneventful I am sure.  Here is a quick and fun makeup tutorial for a great makeup look to wear to any New Year’s Eve event you plan on attending.   This Sparkly Eye Makeup is perfect for a black tie evening or even a [...]

New York Fashion Week – NARS for Rodarte Spring 2014 Collection


DESIGNER: Rodarte   LEAD ARTIST: James Kaliardos for NARS Cosmetics LOOK: Rodarte Spring/Summer 2014 makeup inspiration evolved from Los Angeles and it’s sleek and minimal lines.  The eye makeup is precise and striking, accenting the graphic lines of their collection. FACE Radiant Cream Compact Foundation Radiant Creamy Concealer Altai Matte Multiple (New for Spring 2014; [...]

New York Fashion Week – Hair, Makeup and Nails for the Helmut Lang Spring 2014 Collection


Designer: Helmut Lang Key Makeup Artist: Hannah Murray Makeup: NARS The scoop:  “This look is an elevated version of the typical Helmut Lang girl. The skin is very fresh, flushed and sporty, with a cherry lip.”   Skin: NARSskin Optimal Brightening Concentrate NARSskin Luminous Moisture Cream Radiant Creamy Concealer Loose Powder   Face: Golshan Satin [...]

ThisThatBeauty Previews: NARS Eye Paint

NARS Eye Paints

Here’s one to watch for Fall… [available Sept 1] NARS Eye Paints are made with an innovative weightless gel formula that delivers long-lasting color that glides on smoothly and dries down quickly. NARS Eye Paint can be used as eyeliner, when used with an angled brush such as NARS new Angled Eyeliner Brush #38, or [...]

ThisThatBeauty Previews: NARS Radiant Cream Compact Foundation

NARS Radiant Cream Compact

Ladies [and you skin-conscious gents], mark you calendar for August 1, the launch date for NARS Radiant Cream Compact Foundation. At first glance, I am immediately impressed with the shade range offering…but this is NARS, so no big shocker there — they do a solid job of providing color-matching for all. I’ve yet to get my hands on Radiant Cream [...]

ThisThatBeauty Previews: NARS Fall 2013 Collection

NARS Fall 2013 Shadows

I’m still shopping for my perfect summer sandal but the beauty world is moving full steam ahead to Fall.  July 15, 2013 marks the launch of NARS Fall 2013 Collection.  The 12 piece collection, NARS largest to date, includes “gorgeous, sultry shades that feature rich color impact and matte texture.” Long-Wear Eyeliner Las Ramblas Larger Than [...]

Get the Look: Solange Knowles Wears NARS to MET 2013 Gala

NARS - Solange Knowles Makeup MET Gala 2013

WHO: SOLANGE KNOWLES WHAT: MET Gala 2013 Makeup Artist: Benjamin Puckey for NARS Cosmetics to create the beauty look for Solange Knowles at the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute Gala celebrating the unveiling of its newest exhibit, PUNK: Chaos to Couture. Beauty Inspiration: “I really focused on a strong eye with punk influences for Solange’s look. The [...]