Amidst the summer sun, we all look good. But when the cloudy grey skies of fall creep up on us, it becomes a little harder to achieve that bronzed glow. We called upon the super powers of celebrity makeup artist Malika James. She’s currently beating the faces of Brandy and Lauren London on the upcoming season of ‘The Game.’ Check out these four tips to highlighting your face on drab days. During this lesson, we’re just going to focus on a cheek/under eye highlight combo. (more…)
The winged-tip eye is never going out of style. It finds its way into every seasonal trend and manages to simply change its shade. It’s the foundation for a smoky eye and the extra bit of charm on an otherwise bare face. However, its most coveted feature – a stretched out tip that adds instant sex to your lid – is rather clumsily attempted. Perhaps, you can’t quite make an actual tip with your eyeliner. Maybe your hand is too shaky to use liquid liner. We’re going to give you a few simple “A HA” tips to make your winged-tip dreams come true. (more…)
A good purple is hard to find. Go too dark and you’re vampy. Go too light and you become a little too heroin chic. This look is killer with emerald green eyeliner or a simple swipe of mascara. Check out our lipstick favs and a few looks that you can try. (more…)
Here’s Ajak Deng on the cover of French Revue De Modes #22 Spring/Summer 2013 putting everyone’s skin regimen on notice. Though winter’s snowy blues has yet to release many of us, you can fool your skin into flaunting a fabulous glow. Here are three products to try:
NUXE Huile Prodigieuse OR Multi-purpose Oil, $41.00
This non-greasy formula is full of nourishing oils that help highlight the skin. Use this on your décolletage and other areas that peek out of a mini skirt or other revealing garment. It has an intoxicating fragrance that compliments any perfume. (more…)
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Chocolate fanatics can pay homage to their favorite decadent sweets and still be merciful to their waistlines. Consider a makeup palate of rich browns and savory cocoas. Check out our curlBOX tips to incorporating some of our top browns. Mix and match!
COFFEE: Depending on your shade, brown lipstick rides the line between goth and mother nature. Skip both and get a glam look by saturating your face in subtle bronzes with, perhaps, a winged-tip eye in a deep black.
TRY: CoverGirl Queen Collection Lipstick in Javalicious
MUD: Contour your crease with a matte shadow in a chocolate tone. Just a gentle sweep instantly adds definition. Use a small eyeshadow brush for the most even application.
TRY: NARS Matte Eyeshadow in Coconut Grove (more…)
by Rikki Danielle
Don’t be afraid to wear bright lipstick! It’s beautiful on all tones. The trick to rocking a neon or bright lip is this: CONFIDENCE (or paired with a fab lip liner)!
Whether it’s an understated and unexpected glimpse of burgundy when you turn your head, or a full out look-at-me turquoise everyone will notice, we’re feeling colored mascaras for fall.
Splurge: YSL Volume Effet Faux Cils, $30
Save: Maybelline Limited Edition Great Lash, $6.34. You have to hit your local drugstore to snag this one–the limited edition collection is only available until August 31.