In the Middle Ages, knights suited up in armor to protect themselves when galloping into battle. In 2010, the only armor ladies need is Armour Beauty, a lip gloss only (for now) line launched by model/rock chick/new mom Theo Kogan, who has modeled for Calvin Klein, Burberry and Kenneth Cole, to face the day. Kogan, <... >
When British makeup artist Jemma Kidd agreed to submit to Beauty News NYC’s “In the Hot Seat” Q&A, she was really up for the challenge. She was so forthcoming with tips, trends and techniques that we had to give her a sounding board outside of her brand profile, which is also in this month’s issue. <... >
Jemma Kidd is a venerable titan in the cosmetics and beauty industries and she is also of regal heritage. This lovely English rose has launched three eponymous makeup lines: high end, professional and mass market in the form of Jemma Kidd Make Up School, Jemma Kidd PRO and JK, the latter of which instantly upgrades <... >
Sometimes, form is as important as content. In the case of Ultraflesh’s Panthera mascara, which is a jet-black, lash-building mascara, the packaging is what reeled me in. The sleek, black tube is topped off with a panther’s head. You’ll want to whip this mascara out and touch up your lashes so everyone can get a <... >
“Expert makeup made simple” is the mantra of the newly launched Piret & Tamara line, which is the brain trust of celebrity makeup artists Piret Aava and Tamara Palumbo.
The runway today is filled with references to old movies like Belle du Jour, in which Catherine Deneuve seduces with her elegant hair and glamorous clothes.
Not all charity initiatives are geared toward breast cancer this month. freshMinerals has teamed up with the National Military Family Association. When you purchase a freshMinerals Starter Kit online, 10% of the sale will be donated to the national Military Family Association. Your complexion will be flawless thanks to the healthy powder and you’ll be <... >
Wabi Sabi is the Japanese philosophy of finding beauty in imperfection and profundity in nature. Hand-knit scarves are wabi sabi; rainbow oil slick puddles are wabi sabi; even David Bowie’s two different-color eyeballs can be viewed as a wabi sabi delight. But puffy eyes? Dark Circles? Blemishes? Not so much. Blame it on stress, hormones, <... >
Back in high school, I wore a little eyeliner, a little mascara, and I was good to go. I remember a phase where my mother literally chased me trying to get me to put on some blush. Really. I remember the cool girls wore impeccable makeup. I looked at them with envy. You know those <... >