Monthly Archives: May 2011

MAC Microfine Refinisher Review

For years, I have been using MAC Microfine Refinisher ($26.50). The cream-based scrub contains microfine crystals used in professional micro-dermabrasion to gently slough and refinish the skin, leaving it smooth, soft, naturally glowing. Although the beads are really fine, do not be fooled by the size as they can be quite abrasive. I like to use this on both my...

Sudocrem Skin Care Cream Review and Photos

When I read that British singer Cheryl Cole swears by Sudocrem Antiseptic Healing Cream - a British drugstore treatment to treat nappy rash - for blemishes, I was really tempted to try it out for myself. But the thought of applying something that is meant for your buttocks on your face (same as using Preparation H for undereye bags)...

NARS Dogon Duo Eyeshadow Review, Photos and Swatches

Besides the New Order Highlighting Blush Powder, another product that caught my eye from the NARS Summer 2011 collection was Dogon Duo Eyeshadow. Described as a "metallic taupe with icy green sheen and a charcoal black", this limited-edition duo is easily one of the best out there for the summer. The warm taupe on the left side comes with...

NARS New Order Highlighting Blush Review, Swatches and FOTD

After my makeover with NARS National Artist Austin Mark, I brought home some goodies from the latest NARS Summer 2011 Collection, including the New Order Highlighting Blush. Described as a "soft pink highlighter with gold and silver shimmer", NARS New Order Highlighting Blush is a cool-based baby pink packed with gold and silver glitter. While the color looks more than...

FOTD: Metallic Eye With Shimmery Cheek by NARS National Artist Austin Mark

To make sure I look fabulous for the NARS Makeup Your Mind: Express Yourself Book Signing Event, NARS National Artist Austin Mark gave me a golden brown metallic eye paired with a shimmery cheek and neutral lip. Read on for a step-by-step breakdown! Face Austin started off with my skin. He mixed my favorite Sheer Glow Foundation with Brightening Serum on...

Celebrity Makeup Breakdown: Selena Gomez at 2011 Billboard Music Awards

Selena Gomez showed us how a dramatic smoky eye + nude lips = perfection at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards last night. Keep reading to see how mark Celebrity Makeup Artist Mai Quynh created the look on Selena! Face "I prepped Selena’s skin by applying mark For Goodness Face Antioxidant Skin Moisturizing Lotion SPF 30 to create a clean canvas. Then,...