Fall 2012 Beauty Products

With every season comes a change in my beauty and hair routine. In the summer, my skin usually is a few shades darker (with some freckles) from the sun which lets me go foundation-free, my hair is a frizzy mess from the humidity and it’s socially acceptable to wear brighter colors on your lids, cheeks and lips. Now that fall has arrived, it’s time to make a few changes in my makeup’s color, texture and purpose....more

Fall Makeup Wants

Here are some of my fall make-up wants .... ...more

Embracing Your Inner Beauty

         IT'S NOTHING MORE BEAUTIFUL THAN  KNOWING YOUR SELF- WORTH!! Knowing that you are valuable, worthy, and precious to man- kind can bring you a long way.         IT'S VERY IMPERATIVE to discover who you are and embrace your inner beauty because MANY PEOPLE CAN TELL YOU'RE PRETTY AND BEAUTIFUL ALL DAY LONG, BUT IF YOU DON'T KNOW AND BELIEVE IT FOR YOURSELF then those words become irrevelant. Knowing this, will give you confidence to where you don't have to try so hard to be convincing....more

Equestrian Style for Fall

I always love the polished look of professional horseback riders and polo players.  The skinny riding pants and high riding boots combined with a sweater and fitted blazer is just so  chic and sophisticated. I think equestrian style for this fall is the perfect clean and elegant statement....more

Fall Inspired Nails: Changing Leaves

I created a fall nail design that was inspired by the changing leaves. Here's how it came out...What I used:...more
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Saturday Home Favorites

I really love interior design, so I think I might start a day on my blog dedicated to all things home.  Perhaps call it Saturday Home Favorites ... what do you think?Below are some of my current favorite home items:...more

Scents and Sensibility

I like things that smell good...but I have a love-hate relationship with fragrance.  It seems that I have a stronger sense of smell than many people, so I often smell smells at an amplified level...which can be a problem.   There's a guy in my building who wears so much cologne that I can tell when he's been in the elevator before me because the aroma is still there.  Ugh. Loud smells give me a headache, so I am drawn to those that are what I would describe as "light and lovely."  With that in mind, the theme of today's Fab Friday Favorites is Scents (and Sense)....more

Homemade anti cellulite recipes with coffee

Cellulite does not appear in one day, and unfortunately does not go away alone. To combat it we must arm ourselves with patience and perseverance.The coffee i.e the caffeine contained in it, is a powerful weapon in the fight against the orange skin.Not accidentally cosmetic giants such as L'Oreal and Lancome use caffeine in their anti cellulite series. In this article we will see some easy home recipes for preparing coffee scrub with scrub, peeling and exfoliant with anti-cellulite effect....more

Fall 2012 Fashion Colors

I love the fall season; love the layers of cothing admist the brisk air.  While summer weather is great, I must admit that I miss boots and blazers, leggins and velvet fabric.  Before the dredded winter, there is fall - the perfect season to explore trends and colors and get away with it before the layers become a little overwhelming in the winter months....more
Your selections are perfect to illustrate the new fall colors.  And I agree -- let's play with ...more

Q&A With Dinair Airbrush Makeup Artist Dina Ousley

If you only had an hour to apply hair and makeup to 30 live singers and dancers at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Governors Ball, do you think you could do it? We’re not talking regular foundation and mascara beauty staples either - try airbrush makeup compressors and rose bud hairstyles (hair that literally looks like a flower!) on for size.Still think you’d be up for the challenge?...more