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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Pineapples & Pixi Beauty Sleep Cream

I’ve super picky about the texture of my night cream. If it’s too heavy, I break out and if it’s too light, my complexion dries up quickly. I guess you can call me Goldilocks, because I found one nighttime cream that is justtt right. I’ve been using Pixi Beauty Sleep Cream religiously.

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Hollywood Glam Makeup Video: Emma Stone’s La La Land Red Carpet Look

Imagine that, at the ripe age of 15, you had the chutzpah to convince your family to uproot from Arizona to La La Land so you can take a stab at becoming a famous actor. Well, these pie-in-the-sky aspirations have undoubtedly come true for Emma Stone. She’s commanded our attention on big and small screens. A sampling: Malcolm in the Middle, 30 Rock, The Help, Birdman and Spider Man 2.

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Weekly Must-Have: Kiehl’s Pure Vitality Skin Renewing Cream

So, even though I’m beauty-obsessed and love learning about the latest makeup and skincare products, my skin doesn’t always get as excited. I breakout and have pretty oily skin–not a day goes by without countless oil-blotting sheets and several touch-up’s, ugh. I’m rather reluctant to try anything fancy, but I gave Kiehl’s Pure Vitality Skin Renewing Cream a try, and surprisingly, I’m kinda in love. First off, I’ve been hearing about manuka honey, and all of its skincare benefits for some time now… not to mention that it heals acne! The cream is thick, but doesn’t apply heavy, and leaves a silky-matte finish.

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Best Products For Red Carpet-Ready Results

Award season is winding down, and we saved the best for last: The Academy Awards, where glam is prerequisite. Besides the winners, we’re excited about the best dressed and even more, the fiercest makeup looks we’re about to see saunter down the red carpet. With Oscar weekend on the brain, we’ve rounded up some products that promise to deliver instant results, so that we, too, can look like we’re about to win a golden statue. Emma Stone’s hairstylist says that L’Oréal Paris Elnett Satin Hairspray ($15) is a staple during red carpet season.

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Hollywood Beauty: LORAC Eyeshadow Palettes

I’ll be honest—I don’t think I’ve ever tested LORAC eyeshadow palettes in my lifetime, but when they recently sent me a sample of their Unzipped Beauty palette, I was pleasantly surprised with how easy it was to blend these shadows—barely any fallout at all! And I love the laid back, California girl aesthetic. Now I know why so many makeup junkies love this brand. Anyways, if you’re a devout LORAC fan or looking for just a crazy good beauty deal, then you’ve come to the right place. LORAC will be live on HSN tomorrow, February 22nd, offering 24-hours of shop-able Hollywood beauty must-haves aka the prettiest LORAC eyeshadow palettes.

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How To Apply Korean Eyelid Tape For Instantly Bigger Eyes (VIDEO)

Monolids are a gorgeous genetic gift for many Asian women (see Margaret Zhang above who is of Chinese decent). But for some, it’s more of an obstacle to keeping the precisely lined eye impeccable or keeping your eye makeup intact. If this is something that bothers you, let Korean eyelid tape come to your rescue.    A monolid consists of small or nonexistent eyelid creases.

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Juice Beauty (and Their Love Affair With Gwyneth Paltrow)

Juice Beauty is one of our Holy Grail skincare and makeup lines because of its organic ethos and high-performance botanical ingredients. I mean, who else uses radish roots as preservatives and argan powder, rose powder and purple carrot for mascara pigment? That’s revolutionary stuff, and it’s all thanks to their visionary founder Karen Behnke. As down-to-earth friendly as she is fabulous, Karen sat down with us to break down why organic beauty matters, what it takes to build a sustainable and successful brand and how their match-made-in-heaven collaboration with Gwyneth Paltrow has elevated Juice Beauty from clean, green skin care to red-carpet glam—without compromising one bit on their botanical roots. Watch the video to get Karen’s juicy insights on it all.

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#BeautyCrush: Margot Robbie

Nobody embodies the definition of blonde bombshell quite like Margot Robbie. Gorgeous locks, a luminous complexion, and perfectly plump lips, check, check, and check. Long before she was the sexy (and very likable) villain Harley Quinn, Margot has been slaying red carpet after red carpet with her everyday barely-there makeup perfection. Margot is only 26 (!!!), and has said that she wants her skin to reflect that, adopting a maximized skincare routine that includes misting herself “like crazy” with Caudalie Beauty Elixir ($18) to refresh, set makeup, and tighten and tone her complexion.

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