Dewy, radiant, youthful – it’s what we all strive for with makeup. To look enhanced and never overdone. The key to achieving this, IMO, is the right blend of cream and powder highlighters! You want the light to reflect in just the right places. The shades to contour those cheekbones. And a flash of flushed color to give the glow of pubescent days. All this can be easily had with a few swipes and a light dusting from Kosas’ new Color & Light highlighter and bronzer palettes. Like their line of creamy, hydrating, and long-lasting lipsticks the brand launched last year, these…

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When I first started exploring green beauty brands back almost a year ago, Maya Chia was one of the first ones I tried and I’ve been in love with the brand ever since. Founded by, Susanne Norwitz, a thoughtful, meticulous, genius formulator, who takes her time with each launch, the brand’s products incorporate the nourishing benefits of chia seed oil extracted with a proprietary “supercritical” method that leaves intact a higher percentage of the oil’s nutrients. You can tell Susanne really thinks about what her audience wants, not just pumping out product after product. Each piece in the line has a purpose,…

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I spent the morning with the beauty brand, Sisley Paris, at the insanely chic Beverly Hills Hotel. Products were tested, mini-facial was had, pastries were not eaten (though, it was so tough to say no!) and much was learned about this gorgeous, Parisian luxury skin care brand. Here are the top five things I learned: 1. Sisley’s Black Rose Cream Mask is the #1 Mask In France Sisley’s Black Rose Cream Mask is the number one best selling mask in France! Now, that’s an impressive title to hold and after trying it at the event today I can say it’s a title well deserved. The…

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Back during my Shiseido makeup artist days it used to take me two hours to get ready. Yes, you heard me correctly. Two hours. But I was also in college then and a fresh blowout, smoky daytime eye and fierce lip was my look. Now, I can’t be bothered with all that and strive for natural everyday makeup. IF I wash my hair (usually not since I wash at night and do a light curl + dry shampoo in the morning) I want natural, easy and fast. I don’t have time to efff around. My to-do list ain’t gonna do itself. So,…

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When you want a stare worthy glow reach for these highlighters.

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