Anastasia Soare, the Definitive Brow and Eye Expert, introduces two new skin care products to the popular Anastasia Beverly Hills line. Following the success of her cosmetics line, Anastasia debuted the Line Erasing Serum in August. This lightweight serum is designed for all skin types and promises to soothe, soften, hydrate and lift your eyes without fillers or invasive surgery.
In January 2010, the second skin care product – Sheer Moisture Crème SPF 30 – will launch exclusively at Nordstrom.
Line Erasing Serum ($45) is now available at Sephora and anastasia.net.
They say you should always curl your lashes before applying mascara for doe eyed, fabulous fringe. I must admit that I hardly ever curl my lashes…but I probably would if I had this eyelash curler in my makeup kit.
Breast cancer survivor and professional makeup artist Sonia Kashuk and Target are joining forces to support The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. With 15% of the purchase price of the Curl for a Cause Eyelash Curler ($9.99) going to support BCRF’s mission to prevent and find a cure in our lifetime, it’s one more beautiful way to fight the fight against breast cancer.
This item is available online and in Target stores.
If you have eyes, I insist that you purchase Dior Jazz Club Eye Palette as soon as said eyes finish reading this review.
The limited edition, all-in-one palette features: cream to powder black liner, brow shaping powder, four eyeshadows and a top coat. The major selling point of this palette (which just so happens to have the chicest packaging eva) is the topcoat. In the tray, it deceivingly looks like shimmering snow, but it applies super sheer.
When you layer it on top of shadow, it goes all Emeril on you. BAM…in an instant, it kicks the color up a notch by imparting a sparkly, iridescence. Use the topcoat with any of the palette’s shadows – or in tandem with the any of the shadows in your makeup arsenal. I swear – it gives old products new life.
Dior Jazz Club Eye Palette and your lids should make beautiful music together. Don’t fight fate. Pick it up now at Nordstom.
Yesterday, even though I was just going over my friend’s house to watch football, I decided to rock a sapphire smoky eye.
Here’s the recipe:
MAC Dsquared² Greasepaint Stick in B
MAC Trend F/W ’09 Eye Shadow Compact in Tone: Grey (I used the bottom two shadows)
Hourglass Cosmetics Superficial Mascara in Carbon
I have been told my many a professional that my eyes were made for makeup. Not to sound cocky or anything, but I’m pretty sure that when God formed me in the womb, s/he said to her/himself, “Wow…when this girl grows up, she’s gonna rock a fierce cat eye.”
So to celebrate my third annual 29th birthday, Mr. Spoiled Pretty and I dined at Tinto, one of my favorite restaurants in Philadelphia – and I sported this ferosh feline eye.
Here’s the recipe to replicate the look:
Apply Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion to entire eye, lashline up to brow bone.
Using MAC 242 Shader Brush, apply Stila Kitten Smudge Pot on the lid – from lashline to crease.
Using MAC 217 Blending Brush, lightly apply Stila Kitten Eye Shadow to the lid – from lashline to brow bone.
Using MAC 266 Small Angle Brush, line the eye with Stila Black Smudge Pot, flicking at the edge.
Prime lashes with Lancome Oscillation Powerbooster. Before it dries, layer Lancome Hypnose Drama Mascara on top.
Finally, dip MAC 210 Precise Eye Liner Brush into Stila Kitten Eye Shadow and apply to inner corner of the eye, in a sideways V.
And here’s a bonus – thanks to the products’ staying power, your eye makeup will have nine lives. Meow!
The Food and Drug Administration recently issued a warning to Allergan Inc., stating that the website for Latisse (a prescription eyelash lengthener) is misleading because it omits and minimizes risks associated with the product.
In a letter dated September 10, the FDA warns that latisse.com misbrands Latisse – in violation of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act – because it does not clearly convey the consequences that may result from use of the drug, which include:
Hair growth outside the treatment area
Potential for contamination and infections
Absorption by soft contact lenses
To read the letter in its entirety, click here.
Liquid liner is a true beauty icon. Able to transform eyes into miniature works of art with one swipe, it has been the signature look of some of the world’s most legendary beauties.
Boasting the ergonomically friendly ease of a felt-tip pen, and the refined pigment quality that NARS is known for, the Eyeliner Stylo ($27) is indispensable for looks both elegant and extreme. The chic, polished black packaging and ultra-fine, marker-style tip makes the Eyeliner Stylo both highly portable and foolproof. The tip is firm but flexible, offering an innovative level of control. That means a precise, even line has never been easier to achieve. One stroke of the quick-drying, waterproof formula is all you need to create immediate femme fatale eyes.
Can’t wait to try this!
Available in the following shades: Blue Bayou, Nabucco, Nuits Blanches