Earlier this week, an email from a work colleague (Subject: Good Different) took me by surprise. She had written to compliment me on my makeup that day.
Unlike most days, I hadn’t had much time to be meticulous with my beauty look that morning. With the help of my newly discovered beauty faves, I was out the shower and through the door in 15 minutes.
It was a good reminder that sometimes, less is more. It was also a good nudge to share my updated list of best beauty buys here on the blog.
Photo credit: Macerich
Yesterday, after meeting super blogger Bryanboy at Tysons Galleria, I headed to Tysons Corner Center with Ayanna, my shopping accomplice since college days.
While at the popular Virginia mall, I played a game of trendspotting, making notes of what’s haute and happening right now.
Here are the fabulous items I fell in love with, guaranteed to give you a head start on holiday shopping and list-making.
Over time, I’ve discovered a few beauty and personal care products that I absolutely cannot live without.
They get my stamp of approval for being affordable, accessible and just perfect for an on-the-go girl.
After being asked for a beauty tip almost everyday this week, I’ve decided to share my faves here.
These are my top six products I include in my beauty regimen.
I’m a PR girl. So I’ve got a thing for designer collaborations and celebrity partnerships in the beauty and fashion worlds. Yes, I think thing is the right term.
Recently, I’ve been doing research for school on whether they work or not. Does an H&M partnership with Karl Lagerfeld bring more store sales? Or does a Madonna and Macy’s pairing create magic on the bottom line?
It looks like the jury’s still out on how much high-profile collaborations mean for business in the end.
But as a consumer, here’s what I think: they’re fun to shop, explore online and help me discover new design talent and hidden celebrity talents.
Enter the most intriguing collaboration announcements and comebacks du jour.
What has Janelle Monáe got in common with Christie Brinkley, Ellen DeGeneres, P!nk, Queen Latifah, Rihanna and Tyra Banks?
She now shares the honor of having the prestigious beauty title, COVERGIRL.
If you’ve been noticing lots of orange at your favorite retailers, there’s a reason for that.
Pantone declared Tangerine Tango the color of 2012–and it’s been taking over clothing racks.
But the vibrant hue has also popped up at super-duper beauty retailer, Sephora.
I have discovered the perfect place to feed my beauty obsession.
M.A.C’s tumblr, which started in the last quarter of 2011, is deliciously loaded with how-to posts and behind-the-scenes photos of glam fashion shows.