Mally Roncal Makeup Giveaway!

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How cute is Mally Roncal? Seriously — she’s the living embodiment of adorable. Always impeccably turned out, always smiling, always encouraging regular women like you and me to believe in our own beauty. I think she’s the bees knees. The celebrity makeup artist earned her stripes by beating the faces of Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce, Mariah, […]

Cover Girl NYFW Makeover Giveaway!

Me and Julia of All About The Pretty

I’ve used Cover Girl cosmetics. I like Cover Girl cosmetics. But never before did I feel TRANSFORMED by Cover Girl, than at the CVS Reinventing Beauty lounge, when makeup artist Jake Bailey sat me in his chair and worked his magic on me. BAM! Keep in mind, I’d already done my own face. But by […]

Gel Eyeliner FTW

Whew! I needed days of recovery after the madness that was Lollapalooza. More to come on this soon — you can read my first review here! Over the weekend I dealt with the extremes of Chicago weather. Rain on Friday and blistering heat Saturday and Sunday. But through it all, my eyemakeup stayed in tact. […]

Makeup Tips from Miami’s Most Fab

I get frequent e mails from ladies asking me questions about makeup. What’s the best brand? What will last the longest? Where can I find the brightest colors? I know what works best for me, but I figured it couldn’t hurt to turn to some true divas who know makeup from makeup. Beauties who use […]

Rashida B, Eyebrow Goddess

In the world of eyebrow shaping, there are the laypeople (the ones who wax you at any standard day spa or mall outlet), and there are the superstars — Anastasia, Damone Roberts, and Miss Rashida B., among them. Rashida flits between Miami and Chicago, beautifying the brows of the truly fabulous in both cities. When […]

Colored Mascara – Is It Worth It?

Blue. Plum. Platinum. Fuschia. Teal. There’s a colored mascara on the market to match just about every shade of the rainbow. But maybe you’re cautious with your makeup, or reluctant to part with your hard-earned bucks for a product that isn’t guaranteed to make a visible difference to your look. You’re wondering — is it […]

Get The Look – BET Awards Makeup

I missed the BET Awards but I didn’t MISS the BET Awards, if you know what I’m sayin’. Judging from the various indignant responses on Twitter, it seems I didn’t miss much. But thanks to some of my favorite sites — Oh No They Didn’t and Crunk & Disorderly, I saw all I needed to […]