New at luckyscent: Bella Freud, Shay & Blue lines. New at nordstrom: Tom Ford Fleur de Portofino.
Last day of June, folks! Hope you enjoy it (and that also means the next damage poll is coming up, on Friday). What fragrance are you wearing today? I'm wearing L'Occitane Arlésienne, from Elisa's Top 10 of Summer at Bois de Jasmin. Reminder: this Friday, 7/3, we're doing scented body products...
Irreverent? Absolutely. Exciting? Yes, indeed. Unexpected? Well, that’s almost always to be expected from Miuccia. With a respective abstract print and floral motif, the Lips satchel and Lipstick shoulder bag, equally colorful and frisky, might bring to mind pieces of modern American Pop art from the mid-1950s. Show More Summary
Marc Jacobs has launched Marc Jacobs Violet, a followup to 2012's Marc Jacobs Dot and 2013's Marc Jacobs Honey...
Lolita Lempicka will launch Au Masculin Eau de Parfum Intense, a deeper version of 2001's Lolita Lempicka au Masculin. A lighter version, L'Eau au Masculin, was released in 2010...
“The first time I remember playing with makeup was probably when I was 5 or 6. We were in Chicago and my Mom had this really pretty deco dressing room …
There's a reason polka-dot manicures have been popular for decades. The speckled design is foolproof! All you need is a dotting tool or toothpick to create a chic, colorful pattern like this one from Jin Soon Choi. The celebrity and editorial manicurist created the kaleidoscopic dots on a basic white background so that the neons really pop. Show More Summary
A brightly-hued bag, especially one that breaks the rules of what supposedly clashes and matches, is like an instant shot of energy. And we all need a little bit of extra energy, don’t we? Take a dose, and the rest of your wardrobe will thank you – these bright bags make all the statement you need. Show More Summary
Cosmetic science in colonial America For those of you who are listening to this show in real time we’re only a couple of days away from the Fourth of July holiday weekend. If you’re interested in learning what life was like in colonial America, you can find an excellent summary at Fortklock.com; the details of […]
Some people go cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs. I go crazy for coral…lips, which I will totally wear any time of year, but fiendishly in summer. This time of year I wear coral lips. A lot. Practically every other day! I mean, coral as a color in summer? That never goes out of style. Show More Summary
Mini bags are on-trend right now, but I raise the tiny treats one more….what about wallet clutches? Store it in your tote at work, then come night, when you need to downsize for cocktails without downsizing the glamour, carry this as your clutch. Read the full post Snob Essentials Zip Wallet: Hot to the Clutch which appeared first on Snob Essentials.
I absolutely love getting new makeup. Trying the different colors and products, choosing a favorite, bringing it home and opening that pretty new package. It’s even better when I get something I haven’t tried before. Like makeup from Circa Beauty, a cruelty free makeup line that’s affordable, long wearing, trendy, and appeals to different skin tones. And […]
Perfume PosseJuly Perfume Sample Fairy Godmother Hey, it is time again for the Perfume Sample Fairy Godmother forJuly 2015. So here’s how Fairy Godmother works – this post will be open for the entire month of July 2015. I’ll start a new one at the beginning of August 2015. Show More Summary
BookJudy Blume- In the Unlikely Event. Makes me want to go and reread all of Judy Blume's books from my childhood and adolescence.I need to check what's available as a Kindle book.MusicJacco Gardner- Brightly TVJohn Oliver- Last Week Tonight. Show More Summary
Do not be alarmed when the guy at Burke’s Canoe Trips on the Russian River in Forestville, California emphatically insists that people flip their canoes about half the time, then stresses the question, “Are you a REALLY good swimmer?” Dude, I was freaked! — but it wasn’t that bad. Show More Summary
(image from www.cosme.net). The following two posts have been updated: SUQQU Fall 2015 Makeup Collection (additional images) Lunasol Fall 2015 Makeup Collection (collection information and images)
Who says you have to sacrifice your sensibilities and set your wallet on fire to find truly fabulous beauty products? Whoever they are, ignore them. Please. Because they have no idea what they’re talking about. There are many marvelous drugstore makeup products out there, and here are five of my current favorites. Show More Summary
If you're looking for the world's chicest alternative to a low bun, Kate Bosworth has you covered. She sent out a shot of the most elegant updo from the set the new show called The Art of More she's taping with Dennis Quaid for Sony's streaming service Crackle. Show More Summary
Visible lip liner, dark lipstick, Bath & Body Works reissuing classic scents...it's slowly becoming more and more clear that we're in the middle of a major '90s beauty resurgence. Kendall Jenner and Naomi Campbell walked the runway for...Show More Summary
When your career success depends on sunscreen not getting in your eyes and blinding you to an incoming ball, you’d better believe you develop a fail-safe regimen for keeping everything where it’s supposed to be. For Carolina SalgadoShow More Summary