Get an Easy, Effortless Makeup Look with Jane Iredale Country Weekend Collection

Jane Iredale Country Weekend - Eyes and Lips

I wore my fair share of makeup during winter, even when I really wasn’t leaving the house. As a blogger, it’s just what you do…i’m not ashamed. Now that Spring is here I am looking forward to letting my skin shine through and only use products to give me a kind of ‘effortless’ beauty.  By [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: MAC A Fantasy of Flowers Collection

MAC Fantasy of Flowers

What would spring be without a new, vibrant and colorful collection from MAC? They do new collections like no one else and can get you hyped for a new season (though it is a tad easier to be excited for Spring while currently suffering through snowstorm after snowstorm, ugh).  The shades in their new A [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: MAC Baking Beauties

MAC BAking Beauties Collection Face Powders

It seems that just about every other week there is a new MAC Collection but the fact that Baking Beauties combines makeup and food has me drooling.  Baking Beauties  is based on  the artistry of cake decoration and products are packaged and named for mouth watering desserts. Face Powder in exclusively designed cupcake patterns, lipstick [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: MAC In Extra Dimension

MAC In Extra Dimension Eye Shadows

MAC In Extra Dimension collection features eye shadows, blushes and skinfinishes.   MAC Extra Dimension Eyeshadow  ($21.00 Limited Edition) The eye shadows are creamy, silky and provide luminous well defined eyes in sheer crystallized light to stunning metallic. Don’t be fooled by the pale shades you see in the pan, these colors are  iridescent and definitely live up [...]

BIRCHBOX + MADEWELL Spring Style Experience

BIRCHBOX + MADEWELL Spring Style Experience

I must admit, I love my life as a Blogger. In addition to writing ThisThatBeauty (my baby!), I get to work on some rather cool projects with some of my favorite fashion & beauty brands. If you follow me on Instagram (and I’m certain you do) you know that I’m a total Madewell Girl. . [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Dr.Hauschka Limited Edition Spring Makeup Collection

Dr Hauschka Spring Makeup Collection

Dr. Hauschka’s Limited Edition Spring makeup collection combines pale nude shades with darker shades to help create looks from sultry and dramatic to natural and effortless.   Dear Eyes Eyeshadow Trio The shadows are formulated with silk and talc powder to allow smooth application and contains plant extracts, anthyllis and black tea to nurture and support the [...]

Spring Trendspotting: Shock Value from N.Y.C. New York Color


We continue our spring trendspotting with N.Y.C. New York Color. The Frugalista Friendly drugstore brand has recently launched Shock Value, a limited edition collection of punchy colors for lips, eyes, cheeks, and nails. “Shock Value” encourages you to give up your old makeup routine and shake things up with flamingo pink lips, bold purple liner, [...]

Spring Trendspotting: L’Occitane Peony Collection


For the first time in ten years L’Occitane unveils a brand spanking new make-up collection that draws inspiration from the peony. To accompany the color collection, the beauty brand collaborated with French nurseryman, Jean-Luc Rivière, to create a peony focused scent. All of the fragrance and make-up products in the collection are infused with the [...]

Spring Trendspotting: Smashbox Heartbreaker Collection


Smashbox’s spring 2010 color collection, Heartbreaker, is a fun and flirty offering that is filled with bold and vibrant spring shades. This is precisely the energizing jolt of Spring makeup you seek after a cold dreary winter of subdued tones. Heartbreaker (which makes me hum this lil ditty by everyone’s favorite Meltdown Diva) embodies trends [...]

Spring Trendspotting: Givenchy


New Impressions from Givenchy demonstrates a visit back to the roots of creation as Nicolas Degennes takes inspiration from the possibilities of a blank page. Soft and airy, Givenchy’s spring make-up collection is influenced by coloured inks and stains on white paper. The skin is pale and flawless, with a luminous glow that reflects a [...]