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What I’m Loving Right Now: Too Faced Natural Eye Kit

I received my Too Faced Eye Kit in the mail a few days ago and I’m absolutely smitten. It’s rare that you have a kit that truly has colors that work for creating a gorgeous natural eye.  I have only “played” with it, I haven’t created the three looks yet, BUT it’s coming! I have […]

Avoid a Meltdown: Summer’s Best Waterproof Makeup

Don’t lose your hotness to the hot weather. Makeup can run and look downright pathetic if not “weather-proofed”.  Check out my favorites for preserving your makeup during the hot days of summer!  These multi-tasking beauty products will take you from the pool, the beach to the club! No sweat! Face: Even skin tone to perfection […]

Product Review: Peter Lamas Soy Hydrating Shampoo & Conditioner

Peter Lamas Soy Hydrating Shampoo & Conditioner Do you have dry, damaged or color treated hair? Are you die hard for organic products? Or are you looking for an alternative to harsh shampoos with sulfates? Well, then you need to jump on the Peter Lamas bandwagon with me. I recently began using Peter Lamas Soy […]

Budget Beauty: Best Bronzer for Brown Skin

Who said that bronzer was only for those of the fairer persuasion? Not me!  Bronzer can cure a world of evils for brown skinned babes.  Not only is bronzer your go-to for your “bronzed goddess look”, but a matte bronzer is a suitable stand-in for foundation.  It’s the ideal subtle contour product.  Bronzer wakes up […]

Hate Frizzy Hair? Check out Living Proof!

I’m the poster child for frizzy hair. BUT, I have been using the no frizz line from Living Proof for awhile now, and my hair is under control.  When I’m wearing my hair in it’s natural state, I love the No Frizz wave, curl styling cream. Formulated for medium to thick frizzy hair, No Frizz […]

Smashbox Swag Bag Winner!

Kathleen from Ormand Beach, FL is the winner of the Smashbox Swag Bag giveaway. Kathleen tweeted and referred so many of her friends to me.  Thanks Kathleen, here’s what you get: Halo Perfecting Bronzer

Simple Sexy Weekend Makeup

Simple Sexy Weekend Makeup

Do you ever dread putting on your “face” on the weekends? Facing makeup is not always what we care to do on an “off day”. Rather than going bare-faced, try simple sexy!  Choose double, even triple duty items that made it simple to look fresh and vibrant, yet sexy, on a laid back Saturday. Doesn’t Joy […]

NARS Summer Launch Event in San Francisco

I’m a complete and total NARS freak. I have been for years.  When I crack open my pro kit, there is  sea of black cases and tubes neatly stacked and well-used.  As a matter of fact, the name of my blog even came from a comment one of my clients made about the NARS Orgasm […]

Sexy Summer Smoldering Eyes: Illamasqua Liquid Metal

So you love to rock the smokey eye, do you? Well, it’s summer, so you need to rock it with a lighter touch.   Instead of deep grays or blacks, try a shimmery light metallic silvery gray. Check out gorgeous Ciara’s sexy summer eye makeup at Marina Abramovic’s “The Artist is Present” hosted by Givenchy at […]

Iman Honored at CFDA 2010

Iman is stunningly gorgeous. After recently meeting Iman, a timeless fashion/beauty icon, I am determined to maintain not only my youthful attitude on life, but my 50 something looks as well!  Iman was honored at the 2010 CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) Fashion Show last night, and she most certainly stole the show! […]

Color Theory: Sizzling Summer Pinks

Step up your summer sizzle with HOT pink. A sheer flush of pink on cheeks is the sweetest way to blush.  A flash of hot pink on toes or lips can perk up your mood and attitude. Check out my favorite pretty pinks for summer: 1.  Nails: OPI That’s Hot Pink — $4.90 2.  […]

Summer SCENTsations: Sexy Summer Fragrances

Summer is here and it’s time to change up your fragrance! Try a lighter, fresher scent for summer. If you are determined to stick with your “signature” scent, check out a lighter version — many fragrances have a “lite” sister. Or, if you wear a perfume, you can opt to try wear an eau de […]

Budget Beauty: Affordable Acne Products That Work

I am blessed to NOT have acne, but my oldest daughter does have a moderate case of acne which seems to be exacerbated by stress (college). Since I’m an esthetician and somewhat fanatical about ingredients, the poor girl is always trying something new. The most common ingredients in acne products typically address killing the bacteria […]