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Naeem Khan Fall/Winter 2014

Sneak Peek To New York Fashion WeekJulie Kandalec for essie created a luxe, red-carpet ready gold nail by layering good as gold and shifting power.


Naeem Khan’s Fall/Winter 2014


Forever 21 Premium Cosmetics

Forever 21 Premium Cosmetics is launching a new fresh-faced collection of beauty must-haves available just in time for Spring 2014!

With a sleek look and extensive shade range, the Premium Cosmetic collection was developed with the makeup savvy in mind and offers a mix of trendy shades as well as core make-up essentials. This full collection of beauty must-haves includes 23 products and 72 styles with prices ranging from $7.80 to $14.80 USD.

Forever 21

Introducing Forever 21 Premium Cosmetics, February 2014

Forever 21 Makeup

Pureology Hair

Pureology Colour Ambassador Natasha Sunshine shares her top tips for getting gorgeous, healthy hair, so you can rock these celebrity looks on Valentine’s Day (or any day!) this year.

How To Get Gorgeous Healthy Hair

Pureology Hair

Pureology Hair


1. Start with Pureology Hydrate Shampoo to thoroughly nourish the hair.

2. Follow up with Pureology Hydrate Hydra Whip hair masque. Leave on for five minutes to deeply moisturize the hair and smooth out the cuticle layer and then rinse.

3. Once out of the shower, spray on Pureology Colour Fanatic multi-tasking hair beautifier to fill in your hair’s porosity and create a smooth finish to the hair shaft.


1. Blowdry hair until 90% dry.

2. Use a 1 – 1 ½” barrel iron, winding two-inch sections around the iron in a spiral fashion.

3. Spray each section with Pureology Strengthening Control zero dulling hairspray before curling. Make sure to wind away from the face on the front sections. Then, switch it back and forth throughout the head to create a more organic-looking wave.

4. Use your hands to scrunch all waves together to create sexy, tousled waves.

5. Finish off with a mist of Pureology Supreme Control maximum hold zero dulling hairspray to make your look last all night

Barneys Beauty

If you feel like you need to expand on your beauty products search beyond drugstores beauty brands Barneys is a great place to start. Lots of interesting and innovating brands carry their beauty products in Barneys. Here are some of my favorites:



rahua shampoo & conditioner a vegan hair care brand, yes thank you. No lanolin, parabens etc. very gentle on my hair, and works in smoothing and de-frizzing frizzy dry hair.

MAKE lipstick also very light and not greasy, free of parabens!

Radical Skincare Pepetide Infused Antioxydant Serum instantly wakes up my skin.

TATCHA Ageless revitalizing eye cream feels like butter to touch, no heavy perfumes.

Kevyn Aucoin The Essential Mascara

YSL Mascara Volume

Chantecaille Faux Clis Mascara Black

Givenchy Le Rouge in 202 Rose Dressing a beautiful coral pink light red.

And, Colbert MD is sold at Barneys too!

Best Skincare And Haircare Products

This is the list of the best skincare and haircare products for the week, according to moi:)

Best Skincare

Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream Intense Hydration for drier skin types, fragrance free and paraben free. Super light super moisturizing, clean non greasy.

Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Overnight Hydrating Masque, replenishes skin’s water reserves for long-lasting hydration  and healthy looking skin for all skin types. Paraben free and fragrance free. Super light super moisturizing, clean non greasy.

Shiseido Future Solution LX Total Protective Emulsion SPF 18 Day/Jour. A little a bit of a splurge at around $200! But hey some things are worth investing sometimes especially your skin. It is not fragrance free, I smell a very light fragrance though which is not too bad.

Shiseido Benefiance WrinkleResist 24 Pure Retinol Eye Mask…what’s not to like, a total indulgent for the eyes.


Jay Z wore a TOM FORD black micro dot cocktail jacket with peak lapels, white evening shirt, black bow tie and black evening shoes to the 56th Annual Grammy Awards this evening while performing with Beyonce.

Roses de Chloé New Perfume

chloé presents blowing roses

For the launch of its new fragrance, Roses de Chloé, the Chloé house has developed a hypnotic film celebrating the rose, at the heart of its new scent ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpCxolAn3bY )

Roses de Chloé

Roses de Chloé


Love the NEW NARS PRO-PRIME™ INSTANT LINE & PORE PERFECTOR…it really seems to fill in fine lines…pretty amazing stuff. “Smooth, seamless skin instantly & effortlessly”…via NARS…



More…NARS introduces Pro-Prime Instant Line & Pore Perfector – the latest innovation and the newest addition to NARS’ complexion offering. This targeted primer features an advanced, lightweight formula that smoothes and preps skin in a single stroke, creating the ideal canvas for makeup application.

Line and pore-filling microspheres with hyaluronic acid instantly smooth and provide a gentle plumping effect to fine lines

Spherical Line Smoothing Powder visibly reduces the appearance of wrinkles to create a seamless look. The spherical shape and innovative optical technology reflect light evenly to brighten the dark areas within wrinkles

The angular stick format provides artistic precision and convenience for touch-ups, while the non-greasy formula absorbs oil and mattes out shine without drying the skin

Vitamins A, C and E help provide antioxidant protection. Dermatologist & ophthalmologist tested.

PRICE: $28

Available February 1, 2014 at NARS boutiques and narscosmetics.com


Jessica Alba at the 2014 People’s Choice Awards

Makeup artist Monika Blunder gave Jessica Alba a flawless face and defined eyes for tonight’s People’s Choice Awards. Inspired by the makeup from Jason Wu’s Spring 2014 runway show, Blunder added soft, pearlesque shadow with a hint of glitter—the perfect complement to Jessica’s Jason Wu Spring 2014 gown.


Lancôme Definicils Mascara in Black


Lancôme Color Design Eye Brightening All-in-One 5 Shadow & Liner Palette in Taupe Craze

Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba in Lancôme at the People’s Choice Awards | Lancôme Makeup


Lancôme Teint Visionnaire

Urban Decay Naked Flushed

Lancôme Blush Subtil Palette in Menage A Trois Glow


Lancôme Color Design Eye Brightening All-in-One 5 Shadow & Liner Palette in Taupe Craze

Lancôme Artliner 24H in Black Diamonds

Lancôme Definicils Mascara in Black


Lancôme Rouge in Love in Fall in Rose




Lancôme Artliner 24H in Black Diamonds

TOM FORD SS14 Ad Campaign

Photographed by Tom Ford in London, the Spring/Summer 2014 TOM FORD advertising campaign features models Esther Heesch, Conrad Bromfield, and Carlos Peters. The new images were released on the TOM FORD website and will run internationally beginning with March books.

Tom Ford

Tom Ford

Tom Ford

Tom Ford

Tom Ford

Tom Ford

Tom Ford

Tom Ford

Tom Ford

Tom Ford