Youngblood Anti-Shine Mattifier

I am historically not a fan of mineral makeup. When I test out makeup I always make sure to photograph it immediately after applying it and then maybe an hour or so after applying to see how it has settled on the skin. And generally I have found that mineral (powder form) does not settle…

Adult Acne

It seems that our busy lives and hectic schedules are causing stress to our skin. With adult acne on the rise it seems to be the main reason that people are visiting dermatologist. In America it is one of the most common skin conditions affecting more than 40 million people and it’s the #1 reference…

Lancôme’s Grandiose Liner

This little beauty from Lancôme is magic. The top bends so you can get the liquid liner into the corner without having to be a contortionist. I have to say it took a couple of goes for me to like this liner, I don’t really like hard lines in makeup so a liquid liner is…

Shiseido Synchro Skin

Shedeido have done it again. The power house of cosmetics based in Japan is forever at the forefront of technology when it comes to makeup. But this time I think they have broken the mould. Synchro Skins revolutionary formation will appear differently on every face, adapt to each skin tone and recognize skin conditions. It’s mission…

Giorgio Armani Prive

Look at this beautifully simple look from the Giorgio Armani Prive show. Just stunning!! Brava Linda Cantello. Use EYE & BROW MAESTRO in “sand blond” (shade 12) to contour the temples. Apply brown SMOOTH SILK EYE PENCIL (shade 12) under the cheekbones. Blend smoothly down the color with a hint of HIGH PRECISION RETOUCH and…

Chanel Couture Show

Couture Shows are so exciting, it where you see clothes that inspire your imagination. They inspire the ready-to-wear collections that follow, but most importantly they are where all the heavy hitters stretch their creativeness. Karl Lagerfeld without a doubt is the Grand Dame of the fashion industry. Nobody has his experience or wealth of knowledge,…