Posts Tagged ‘ Photo Courtesy ’

Beauty 411: Mor Cosmetics’ Dianna Burmas

June 20, 2012
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Beauty 411: Mor Cosmetics’ Dianna Burmas

Beauty Insider June 20, 2012  12:39 pm It’s brands like Mor that make it hard not to judge by appearance; anyone who has ever laid eyes on the brand’s ornate, unabashedly feminine packaging understands why. The brainchild of Aussies Dianna Burmas and Deon St.Mor, the luxury apothecary line uses modern technologies to breath new life...

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Parfums Christian Dior, The Book

June 18, 2012
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Parfums Christian Dior, The Book

Beauty Insider June 18, 2012  5:53 pm Christian Dior’s perfume legacy began at the same time that he left an indelible mark on the fashion industry. On February 12, 1947, the day the style set gathered at the couturier’s newly erected salon to see the collection that will forever be remembered as the New Look,...

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The Summer Nail Files: Our Top Ten Polish Picks

June 7, 2012
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The Summer Nail Files: Our Top Ten Polish Picks

The Stock List June 7, 2012  5:55 pm Our style in the summer months has, over the years, become more or less like a uniform: pared-down cotton separates in solids and stripes with easy, slip-on sandals—a.k.a. ensembles that can withstand the sweltering New York humidity. That said, any nod to style is reserved for accessories:...

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The 411: Josie Maran

June 6, 2012
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The 411: Josie Maran

Beauty Insider June 6, 2012  1:01 pm Though Josie Maran reached the pinnacle of her modeling success in the late 1990’s and early aughts, her specific appeal—think healthy, perma-grinned, and sun-kissed—always seemed much more reminiscent of eighties-era giants like Brinkley, Macpherson, and Crawford. That approachability has certainly helped her transition seamlessly from model to beauty...

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Stop The World And Melt With Dr. Jart

June 5, 2012
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Stop The World And Melt With Dr. Jart

The Stock List June 5, 2012  4:04 pm Say what you will about American innovation; when it comes to skincare, Asia has us beat. The Far East was hip to brightening ranges and BB creams long before they became essentials stateside, so it should come as no surprise that Dr. Jart—the Korean brand that specializes...

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Minx Makes Moves

June 4, 2012
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Minx Makes Moves

The Stock List June 4, 2012  3:21 pm In today’s oversaturated market of nail art, gel-polish hybrids, stencils, and stickers, it’s easy to forget that not long ago—ten years, give or take—nails were a pretty slow and steady business. Lacquers in shades of light pink and the occasional red or dark berry dominated nail salons,...

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Mirror, Mirror: Reflecting On The Makeup In Snow White And The Huntsman

June 1, 2012
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Mirror, Mirror: Reflecting On The Makeup In Snow White And The Huntsman

Beauty Insider June 1, 2012  12:36 pm The best fairy tales often expose our darkest fears, and if there ever was a cautionary tale against being obsessed with youth, beauty, and staring in the mirror a bit too much, Snow White would be it. The classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale about the fairest of them...

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An Herbal Refreshment (For Your Skin)

June 1, 2012
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An Herbal Refreshment (For Your Skin)

Ingredients Deciphered June 1, 2012  11:54 am CHINESE FIGWORT / (chy-neez fig-wort) / n. / 1. Commonly known as Bei Xuan-Shen in its native country, Scrophularia buergeriana is a perennial plant that grows on the lower mountain slopes and wet grasslands of northern China and boasts dark green leaves; / n. / 2. A dried...

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Eight Isn’t Enough

May 30, 2012
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Eight Isn’t Enough

The Stock List May 30, 2012  3:42 pm Everyone has a favorite Clinique Chubby Stick. The brand’s much loved moisturizing lip color balms are a chic alternative to less sophisticated salves, coming in a range of eight sheer colors that soothe parched pouts with a hearty dose of jojoba oil as well as shea and...

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Drugstore Discovery Of The Week: Poetry In Motions

May 29, 2012
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Drugstore Discovery Of The Week: Poetry In Motions

The Stock List May 29, 2012  4:08 pm I first learned about Motions when I made an appointment with one of Marie Robinson’s star stylists, Allison Woodruff, shortly after the celebrity colorist first opened the doors to her Flatiron salon in 2010. While tending to my blow-out, Woodruff dropped a beauty bomb: Rather than reach...

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