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, <... >
“Seize upon that moment long ago One breath away and there you will be So young and carefree Again you will see That place in time…so golden Still away into that way back when You thought that all would last forever But like the weather Nothing can ever…and be in time Stay golden But can <... >
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 <... >
Beauty editors and makeup mavens may eternally search for the perfect shade of red lipstick. It’s a journey that may never yield a “Holy Grail” hue or brand, and one that continues even when you do find what you think is the essential red! But what about the search for the perfect pink gloss? Unearthing <... >
Social networking is all the rage and really, why shouldn’t it be? It’s fast. It connects you. It’s concise. It’s efficient. In honor of the Twitter’s 140-character message capacity and parameters and because we know you’re a makeup maven on the go with limited free time, we are presenting our Fall 2010 Beauty Guide, with <... >
Babor products are absolutely divine and they were designed by makeup professionals, with your face shape in mind in so you can play up your features accordingly. Housed in gorgeously lavish and refillable gold cases, the eye shadows offer stay-all-day color, namely Plum and Matte Clay, which allow you to achieve the still-hot-this-season purple smoky <... >
The one thing I’ve always appreciated about the dipping of the thermometer is that the weather finally encourages more intense, dramatic and colorful looks. We no longer need to fear the dreaded smear of melting make-up (what’s worse, on the face or in the bag?) and dripping, sweat-stained faces. Finally we can graduate from pots <... >
This month’s Beauty Insider with LA-based, celeb makeup artist Kerry Malouf focuses on body painting and light, FRESH looks! “The inspiration for Wild Fox’s new Jean Collection was PEACE & LOVE & BODY PAINTING,” Malouf says. The company’s motto? She is the Native Heart. She is all neon light. She is a love child. She <... >
tarte cosmetics is celebrating a landmark anniversary this year. The company, whose mottos is “High-Performance Naturals,” something we at BN know the brand lives up to.
This month’s Beauty section was devoted to products that help me and you step outside of our comfort zones and to try new things as we transition from Summer to Fall.
If time is not on your side, Urban Cowgirl will solve all of your problems on the quick, thanks to their six-step, 5 Minutes to Gorgeous kit, which comes complete with the cutest, Technicolor pink reusable makeup bag. It boasts Magic Concealer Foundation, with its creamy, light formula; the Absolutely Peachy blush is a bright <... >