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The Blinging Bride: Tip #1 No Bridezilla Puffy Eyes

The Blinging Bride: Tip #1 No Bridezilla Puffy Eyes

Blinging Bride Tip #1 – Combatting Puffy Eyes Late night internet browsing can be rather successful when looking for the perfect bridesmaid dresses or a great deal on party favors, but the early morning results are not so great—puffy eyes and dark circles do not make for a good morning. So after hours of late […]

IMAN Leather & Lace Video Contest

IMAN Leather & Lace Video Contest

Are you a makeup artist with untold talent?  Then check out IMAN Cosmetics latest contest.  The winner gets a year’s worth of IMAN makeup. You read it right.  But first, check out the color story from IMAN for fall — Leather & Lace. The hot IMAN Cosmetics color story for Fall 2010 is called Leather […]

Get the Look: Nicole Ritchie in Purple & Pink

Get the Look: Nicole Ritchie in Purple & Pink

I have always been a fan of Nicole Richie’s Boho look, but look at her now! I LOVE the dark hair and dramatic eyes with purple eyeshadow. On the Instyle UK cover, Nicole’s eyes are in clear focus and gorgeous. Get the look: 1.  Flawless Skin Use: Benefit “Hello Flawless!” SPF 15  $34 2.  […]

Fall 2010 Trend Makeup: Fresh Face

Fall 2010 Trend Makeup: Fresh Face

My favorite Fall Beauty Trend for 2010 is the “Fresh Face.” What a relief to know that I can wear my usual minimalist makeup at be on top of trend game. The freshest faces on the runway for Fall 2010 Fashion week, Joan Smalls and Chriselle Stubbs:

Ashanti: Glamorous in Red at NAACP Theater Awards

Ashanti’s old Hollywood glamorous style was stunning at the NAACP Theater Awards yesterday. Thank you Ashanti for showing taste, class and for wearing red lipstick!  I’m a little done with the nude lip for every single red carpet occasion.  Her Veronica Lake inspired hair and fresh matte makeup was too beautiful.  If there is ever […]

Royal Flush: Best Pink Blushes for Fall

I’m a blush addict.  A day without blush is a day without sunshine. When I see a woman loaded up on bronzer with no color, It kind of irks me.  Where’s the life?  Get some blood pumping in those cheeks sister!  You know, like after a good workout… This fall pink is all the rage […]

Lust List: NARS, Peter Thomas Roth and Ouidad

I love fall.  Fashion is spanking new and so is makeup. With that being said, there are a gazillion beauty goodies out now that I really, really want.  As a matter of fact, I need them.  It’s hard to nail down, so no doubt there will be an updated lust list next week, but in […]

Ask Tracey: How Do I Determine the Shape of My Eyebrows

One of my blog readers recently asked a question on the Ask Tracey section of Blinging Beauty. Here is her question: From Tanya Q. How does one determine what shape eyebrow is better suited for their face. For instance I have a round face. Should they be thick, thin, squared, arched. I don’t know. Well, […]

Product Review: Too Faced Natural Eye Kit

It takes some doing for me to be impressed by eye shadow. Every so often there will a new color that blows my socks off, or a new formula that is amazing.  But finding amazing eyeshadow in a completely utilitarian kit is a win-win.  I am most definitely a fan of palettes, I believe you […]

Peter Lamas Soy Hydrating Shampoo and Conditioner Giveaway Extended

Not so long ago I professed my infatuation with Peter Lamas Soy Hydrating Shampoo and Conditioner. And while I was given a couple bottles to review, I decided that I had to share the love.  I mean, this shampoo and conditioner is too good to not tell the world about. In my review, I used […]

Fierce Friday: Summer Smoky Eyes Like Keri Hilson

Fierce Friday: Summer Smoky Eyes Like Keri Hilson

Fierce Friday is all about "Summer Smoke!" What's "Summer Smoke"?  It's an attitude.  But more than that, it's a makeup trend that we just don't seem to tire of. Smoky eye makeup is sexy and fun and now it seems appropriate for every season.  Dark smoky eyes were once considered a fall/winter "look", but now […]

New NARS Fall Pallettes: Beautiful Life & Only You

I love palettes, and NARS has launched their fall palettes.  I’m sooo excited.  I think that everyone knows that I owe the name of my blog to NARS.  If not, you need to read this… Needless to say, these two NARS palettes are on my lust list…

What I’m Loving Now: Aubrey Organics NuStyle Organic Hair-Smoothing Serum

I recently whacked all my hair off. I don’t know if it was post mid-life crisis, my ADD or a combination of both, but I made the cut.  And it’s pretty cute.  Kind of Halle Berry-ish, but medium brown with blond highlights. Now, since I am having hot flashes on a regular basis, my hair […]

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