From the monthly archives:

December 2009

This balm is the bomb

December 14, 2009

By far, the best lip balm known to man (or woman) is Kielhs Lip Balm #1.  The ultra hydrating Lip Balm was introduced in 1969 – a momentous year when Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, the Beatles topped the Billboard Charts, and hundreds of thousands of people rocked out at the very muddy […]

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If you adore the lines on your face, please stop reading

December 13, 2009

They might give a man character, but unfortunately, women do not get the same accolades when it comes time to wrinkles.   There is absolutely no reason to grow old gracefully with all of the miracle creams, lotions and potions on the market today. One worth mentioning is Loreal’s Wrinkle Decrease Collagen Filler.  Just draw […]

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Subtle Sparkle

December 12, 2009

This holiday season make your eyes sparkle with a wash of shimmery shadow.  It’s pretty, approachable and really opens up your eyes.  Before adding mascara or eyeliner, apply Stila’s Kitten (a shimmering nude pink shadow) only to the lid of your eye and use a regular eye shadow sponge applicator for precise application (brushes tend […]

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High Brow

December 11, 2009

Back in high school, a spritz of hairspray (Aussie Sprunch Spray to be exact) on an eyebrow comb kept my brows in shape. I have since graduated to a much more dignified way of grooming.  Anastasia Brow Gel is a botanical conditioning gel that is neither sticky nor flaky and keeps you looking polished all […]

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Want perfect hair?

December 10, 2009

This product will change your life.  Well, maybe thats an exaggeration, but it will definitely change your hair for the better!   (No Frizz by Living Proof) Styling Spray is a revolutionary new product that will give you sleek, shiny, frizz-free hair, even in the middle of a rainforest.   Your hair will even look […]

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Put a Caulk In It

December 9, 2009

If you are looking for a magic eraser for your face—Caulk by Laura Geller is the product for you. This 2-in-1 vitamin enriched, light diffusing concealer fills in fine lines, while covering imperfections and skin discolorations. You can also use it under the eyes if you have dark circles that need covering. (The sleep deprived […]

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Prime before you Paint

December 8, 2009

It’s an extra step, but worth it for so many reasons! Smooth on this non-greasy waterproof formula by Mary Kay which creates a foundation so your eye colors glide on smoothly and stay perfectly in place longer – without creasing or smudging.  Eye Primer is proven to extend and intensify eye color!  You can honestly go […]

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Sugar High

December 7, 2009

Brown sugar and strawberries sound like a yummy topping for your oatmeal, but you have to try it on your face! Sugar Face Polish by Fresh is an exfoliating mask that actually makes you glow! After cleansing, and while your face is still slightly damp, rub this product in with circular motions. Don’t be scared […]

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Join the Navy

December 6, 2009

The Russian Navy that is….Fear not this shade by OPI- it gives an appealingly subversive, dramatic spin to a black party dress and with everyday outfits just makes you look edgy and sophisticated.  Definitely a more modern alternative this time of year to ho-hum holly berry red.   This deep indigo blueish purple looks just […]

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Turn Around Bright Eyes

December 5, 2009

Want your peepers to pop? This one is simple. Line the lower inner rim of your eyes with a nude color eyeliner. Your eyes will look bigger, plus you will instantly look refreshed and revived. A “must-have” the morning after a few too many cocktails. My personal favorite is Stila Kajal Kohl Eyeliner in Topaz. […]

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Move over Ponce de Leon

December 4, 2009

The fountain of youth exists in a jar. I swear. And, the people at Bliss got it right when they named it: THE YOUTH AS WE KNOW IT. They assure you its everything they found that contributes to a younger looking face, in one place. Meaning, its got the wrinkle fighters, the anti-agers, the hydrators […]

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Faux Glow

December 3, 2009

No matter what anyone says, everyone looks better (and skinnier and healthier) with a tan. But, we all know by now, that tanning salons and spf-free basking in the good old fashioned sun are big no-no’s. And lets face it, spray tans are pricey, and you have to get naked in front of a total […]

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