Best of 2009 – Makeup

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There were SO many amazing makeup releases in 2009, it was really difficult to narrow down this list. Like, really difficult. I spent quite a while playing with makeup researching the best of the best for this post. I hope it helps to inform your next purchase, or at the very least let you know […]

The Straight Dope, From Doe Deere

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When I had the opportunity to talk with Doe Deere, also known as Xenia, the creator of controversial cosmetics brand Lime Crime, I was both excited and hesitant. Excited because her makeup brand has a lot of buzz around it right now — Lime Crime is featured in the November issue of Nylon magazine, and […]

Cover Girl NYFW Makeover Giveaway!

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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 […]

Avon Pro 3-in-1 Lip Wand Giveaway!

Everyone loves lip gloss, and lipstick’s been having quite the resurgence in this craptastic economy. But the real tip for making your lip look last? Layering. I’m so late to the lip pencil party, but now that I’m here I’m ALL about it. Lip crayons are great n’ all, but I’m finding that if I […]

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 […]

Lancome Lipgloss Giveaway Winners!

Goodness gracious I knew this would be a good giveaway, but 69 comments?? I was NOT expecting that! And I gotta say, you gave me SO much style inspiration. From “bohemian cyberpunk” to an homage to Josephine Baker, there is no shortage of makeup ideas coming from you beautiful bellas. But I only have THREE […]

Black Lipgloss. Who’d Have Thought?

It’s still summertime, kids – don’t let the back to school displays in stores fool you! It’s still all about bright, beautiful colors, sunshine, and popsicles. But at the makeup counter, something new and wicked this way comes. I’m hearing the new fall makeup lines will be quite gothy and dark and edgy. Oh my! […]