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Fall 2009 Beauty Trends

Fall Trend 2009 Thick Eyebrows — The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Groucho Marx Who comes to mind when you think of thick eyebrows? Sade?  Brooke Shields?  Groucho Marx? I think of all the them– the good, the bad and the ugly. Sade  (the good), one of my all-time fashion favorites rocked the thick brows back in the day with a vengence.  I of course tried to […]

Matte is Back! 5 Steps to a Fresh Matte Face

MAC Studio Fix When MAC Studio Fix hit the market in the ’80’s, I nearly lost my mind. No pores, no imperfections– as a matter of fact, no skin was even showing.   I loved that perfectly finished face.  I emulated my makeup muse Sade daily — pony tail, matte face, dark brows and red lips.  […]

Fall 2009 Makeup Trend Dark Lips — Do’s and Dont’s

I love, love, love fall makeup and fashion. Unfortunately, the best of fall is previewed 6 months early in February of each year. Who is ready to buy for fall when summer is right around the corner?  I do get excited when I see the fashions, the colors the new products, BUT, I’m just not ready for the to embrace fall […]

Fall Makeup Trend 2009 — Be a Gold Digger

In an era when China is buying up all the gold it possibly can to solidly back its paper currency, those of use who are reduced to acquiring gold in the beauty aisles need to step up our game. One of the many, many makeup trends for Fall 2009 is working your personal bling style […]

Stila Still Loves Barbie and So do I — Fall 2009 Makeup

I remember my first Barbie. What a doll! Big hair, loads of eyeliner, perfectly pursed ruby lips, legs that didn’t end, itty bitty waist with and stacked. Barbie was the babe, the Barberella, the “Brick House” of dolls. And those heels! Barbie was strutting the stiletto before Jimmy Choo, Manolo Blahnik and Christian Louboutin became […]

Silver and Black Makeup — For my Fellow Raider Divas

Yes, this stiletto wearing, red lipstick loving girlie-girl is a die hard football fan. OAKLAND RAIDERS to be exact. Today is the Battle of the Bay and we are playing the San Francisco 49’s Forty Whiners.  (he he)  So today, there will be nary a red lipstick near these lips, it’s all about the silver […]

Prescriptives Fall 2009 Color Give Away

 Like  love free Makeup? I do!  Enter Prescriptives Well-Suited Fall Color Sweepstakes for a chance at $180 worth of beauty booty!

Friends and Family Event At Urban Decay

I’m a huge Urban Decay fan, so Imagine my joy when I received my friends and family discount this morning.  And you can share it too.Now until August 20th – receive 30% OFF your entire purchase at – it’s the perfect opportunity to try out new, highly reviewed Complexion Primer Potions, creamy Ink for […]

New Fall Color at Sephora

I was completely working on another topic for my blog today and the product junkie in me just had to go to  OMG!  Look at this beautiful brown face!  I am so000 excited about Fall ’09 makeup I could just die.  Look at the beautiful  makeup here from Sephora Brand.   I’m not so […]

Exclusive Nordstrom Smashbox REIGN Event

I’m in love with Smashbox.  If you have read my blog for a minute, you would know that.  I’m so excited about the Fall 2009 collection which not only includes a fabulous new color collection — “REIGN”, but a plethora of new primers.  And we all know that Smashbox is the KING of primers. Be […]

Friends and Family Savings at Lancôme

I love a discount. More importantly, I love a discount on makeup. And when Lancôme offers a discount, that’s a good thing. So through August 8 you can take advantage of the Friends and Family discount of 20%.  I have a few favorites from Lancôme that would make perfect choices for utilizing your friends and […]