Best of Beauty: Skindinävia Makeup Setting Spray

When its hot, my makeup normally just runs off my face. It's so frustrating. This past weekend, I was in New York City for BlogHer and it was hot. And steamy. And basically, gross weather. Saturday, I had a full day of meetings, events and parties - all while walking around NYC is 95 degree weather … [Read more...]

Best of Beauty Awards: Lips

Lipstick: Make Up For Ever Rouge Artist Natural - This incredibly smooth lipstick keeps lips hydrated for eight hours after application, leaving the lips supple and moisturized. Formulated with mother-of-pearl and colorful pigments, Rouge Artist Natural’s translucent shine adds a natural sheen to … [Read more...]

Best of Beauty Awards : Foundation and Cover-ups

Primer: Smashbox Photo Finish - Turns your face into the perfect canvas for makeup. The silky blend of vitamins and antioxidants smoothes and perfects skin, while the unique formula helps to inhibit the destruction of collagen, and fills in fine lines and pores for a flawless finish. Comes in lots … [Read more...]

Best of Beauty: Save your Kids from Pool Hair

This summer, my kids are in swim camp every day. And their hair is quickly turning to straw. Chlorine is murder on hair - my kids hair turns into a giant, dry, tangled mess. Enter Fairy Tales to save the day! I've been using Fairy Tales hair care products ever since we had a run-in with lice last … [Read more...]

Best of Beauty :: Hair Miracles

Problem: Frizz Solution: Suave Keratin Infusion System Formulated with KERALOCK™ TECHNOLOGY, this revolutionary system infuses hair with keratin protein and leaves it sleeker, smoother and easier to style. Use the entire Keratin Infusion line to help maintain your smooth style every … [Read more...]

5 Steps to a Perfect Pedicure

Who says you need to drop a ton of money on a pedicure? You can get a fabulous pedi at home! 1. Shape Clip nails to just less than a quarter-inch - don't go too short or you'll risk an ingrown toenail - then gently file. 2. Soak You have a couple options - soak in a hot water with a scoop of … [Read more...]

Best Makeup Removers

Best for Eyes: Paula's Touch Gentle Touch Makeup Remover ($12.95) is extra-gentle and has antioxidents that reduce puffiness. Best for Face: Estee Lauder Take It Away Total Makeup Remover ($23) quickly and gently removes all makeup, even long-wear or waterproof formulas, without leaving skin leaving … [Read more...]

Lady in Red

About five years ago I fell in love with a Chanel lipstick so creamy and delightful, so punchy-red and inviting that people stopped me on the street to ask what I was wearing. The red was a perfect cherry with maybe the tiniest hint of orange but it was a color I've been unable to find since losing … [Read more...]

Best of Beauty | Summer Must-Haves $25 and Under

Looking to save on beauty basics this summer? Stocking up on summer supplies for you and the kids can be stressful, time-consuming, and expensive. But with family fun comes germ susceptibility and ultra-drying activities like sunbathing, boating, and splashing around in pool water. You need to … [Read more...]