New York Magazine’s The Cut has a great slideshow retrospective of the Fashion Week that was. Click here for their top twenty beauty looks from NYFW, Fall 2009.
On Tuesday, I was beside myself when Glamour.com dubbed me a VIP Beauty Blogger. Then on Wednesday, I learned that one of my beauty secrets made its way into Glamour Magazine‘s “Special Super-Packed 70th Anniversary Issue” (April 2009).
Yes, child…my name is in ink…on page 83!!!
Shout out to Fiorella Valdesolo for this truly amazing opportunity.
To help support the National Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month, theBalm has created a limited-edition KISS MS GOODBYE version of their best-selling “You Buy, I’ll Fly” Overshadow Eye Shadow; a 100% pure mineral, shimmery copper shadow that adds a luxe look to the lid.
During the entire month of March, theBalm.com will donate 25% of proceeds from the sale of the Limited Edition Overshadow to the cause. As a special thank you, customers who purchase this Overshadow will receive 25% off of any additional purchases they make from the site.
theBalm KISS MS GOODBYE Limited Edition overshadow retails for $15 at thebalm.com.
Spoiled Pretty reader, Jaime, wrote me with the following plea for help:
“What product can I use to line the waterline on my lower eye? I like the look of liner on the lower waterline, but I can’t seem to find a product that works! When I use eye shadow with an eyeliner brush, it looks great, but the shadow seems to irritate my eyes when it inevitably gets in them a little bit. I’m looking for a product that is white – to make my eyes appear larger, and make me look well rested – but I just can’t find anything! Help! What do you use?”
I tend to stay up very late, writing stories to keep y’all entertained…so I know a thing or two about faking 8-hours of beauty sleep. When I need to look bright eyed and bushy tailed, I turn to .
Trae Bodge, Creative Director and Co-Founder of Three Custom Color Specialists, shares a product suggestion to make eyes look brighter, whiter and more beautiful.
Great question! Using a light shade on the inner rim of the eyes does make the eyes look wider, brighter and less glassy by concealing the pink that naturally occurs there (and that can be more pronounced the more tired we are). Pencil is your best bet, as eye shadow can tend to flake off into the eye.
White has been the standby for years, but as of late makeup artists and beauty junkies have been using a flesh-colored pencil as it achieves the same goal but doesn’t look stark like white pencil can. We recommend our makeup artist staple, Three Custom Color Specialist’s Clarifier Pencil, available in Light and Dark $16.50. Easy to apply, water resistant, and great for use as a spot concealer, brow definer and highlighter anywhere on the face!
Jaime, Trae will be sending you the Clarifier Pencil…and she promises it will be an eye-opening experience! Many thanks to Trae and Three Custom Color Specialists for participating in this installment of Words From The Wise.
Jealous of Jaime? Get a Clarifier of your very own…at 20% off! Three Custom Color is having a site-wide sale and all purchases before March 15th are 20% off. Enter coupon code MARCH at checkout to snag the Clarifier for $13.20 (plus shipping).
Baffled by beauty? Overwhelmed by the number of products on the market? Desperately in search of answers to your hair, skincare and makeup dilemmas? Email me your query to firstname.lastname@example.org – and if your question is answered on the blog, you will receive expert advice, plus a Spoiled Pretty-approved product that addresses your specific beauty issue! Be sure to include your full name and mailing address in your email.
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