SPRING’S TANGERINE EYE

 
 
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Inspired by Kabuki theatre, Shu Uemura’s Director Kakuyasu Uchiide added a tangerine twist to the standard smoky eye.

SPRING HAIR: CODIE’S WHITE OUT

 
 
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Bleachy white hair is the color of the season. From Ola Rudnicka to Sasha Luss fair-haired beauties are stealing the scene. I love a platinum moment but when I saw that Aussie model Codie Young had traded her fiery red locks for a fairer shade I started to ask questions. I chatted with Codie in Paris about her new look and how she handled her bleach out.

PUT A MASK ON IT

 
 
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With mid April quickly approaching it means one thing–spring is coming. I for one am in need of a serious cup of face coffee to get me through these last lingering cold days. I rounded up my hero face masks that give good instant gratification for a sexy spring mug. . .

FACE FATIGUE WARRIORS

 
 
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Here are a few quick tricks to feign being awake and looking presentable when you are close to dying from exhaustion. . .

ELECTRIC BLUES

 
 
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Since I love bright blues for spring naturally I was smitten with Chaos. It’s a highly pigmented neon blue that works great for day and night.I wanted to create clean looks that didn’t feel over done. It’s easy to go overboard when working with so many gorgeous shades. I focused on editing to create wearable looks that suit everyone. . .

BABE OF THE DAY MING XI

 
 
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Model Ming Xi dishes on her love for Japanese concealer and American fried chicken. . .

SPRING’S GLOSSY LIP

 
 
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Spring is coming though it may be hard to believe. If looking out your window doesn’t convince you, then peruse the makeup counter at Barneys and you will become a believer. Bright polishes and pretty lip lacquers are starting to stack the shelves. Spring beauty is all about pops of color and dewy moments. I […]

TIBI, FW’14

 
 
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The beauty at Tibi, FW’14 was a take on Amish chic. Leave it to Aveda Global Creative Director Antoinette Beenders to make a cornrow look elegant. Antoinette knotted an inverse braid down the models’ center part. . .

VALENTINE’S DAY FOR SAINTS & SINNERS

 
 
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Unlike Christmas, Valentine’s Day is for sinners as well as saints- we don’t judge. I’ve received a lot of pitches for V-Day stories, lip gloss, body lotion, grape fruit masks, you name it- but the one stand came from one of my favorite salons in the Meatpacking- Wonderland. Michael always seems to put together the most appropriate gifts, making him my dream guest for any fête. . .

BABE OF THE DAY: OLA RUDNICKA

 
 
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Polish stunner Aleksandra Rudnicka (Ola for short) may live in Paris but she was turning heads all week at NYFW. Her piercing blue eyes and icy complexion make for one seriously gorgeous woman. But it’s her snow white hair that stole my heart. . .

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