Beauty News: Dr. Frederic Brandt Found Dead…

Dr. Frederic Brandt

Dr. Frederic Brandt, dermatologist to the stars, was found dead in his South Florida home yesterday.  To say that he was beloved by the industry and considered a pioneer in what is known now as the “No Facelift Facelift” where he uses only injectables, was an understatement.  He also had a wildly successful skincare line with […]

Beauty News: Bonne Bell Closes Up Shop…

Bonne Bell Swarovski Lipsmacker

Bonne Bell Closes Up Shop. Well….it’s the end of an era folks, Bonne Bell – makers of the iconic lip smacker are calling it quits. is reporting that the company is not only closing, but 91 employees are expected to be permanently laid off by March 29, 2015.  Bonne Bell Co. was founded in […]

Beauty News: Gigi Hadid is the New Face of Maybelline New York…

Gigi Hadid is the New Face of Maybelline

Gigi Hadid is the new Face of Maybelline New York.  My favorite Real Housewives of anything is Yolanda Foster. She pulls no punches AT ALL…she was a 90’s supermodel, plus she has her white jeans game on lock.  So it makes sense that her daughter Gigi Hadid would follow in her footsteps.  She was just […]

Beauty News: MAC Announces Miley Cyrus as Viva Glam Spokesperson…

Miley Cyrus - Viva Glam

MAC  Cosmetics just announced yesterday that Miley Cyrus is the latest to join the ranks as the next Viva Glam spokesperson.  For all of her “twerking” last year her publicity stunt worked.  She definitely came out looking better than Ronin Thicke in that scenario.  Her album was SURPRISINGLY good (I have “Drive” on repeat) and […]

Beauty News: L’Oreal Acquires Carol’s Daughter…

Lisa Price - Carol's Daughter

L’Oreal Acquires Carol’s Daughter! WOW!! Wow…wow…wow. I cannot explain to you how awesome this is.  I don’t think I have ever been so excited about something in a while.  Mostly about the possibility of a fabulous brand like Carol’s Daughter getting the kind of national exposure it deserves.  I have been a fan for years […]

Beauty News: Allure Magazine Partners with Beauty Booked….

Beauty Booked App

Allure magazine partners with Beauty Booked to create an online/mobile booking solution for salons/spas.  Allure is already the authority in this area (I LOVE the Salon/Spa directory in there, I have found many a new spot that way) so the app part is already genius BUT partnering with Allure is a game changer.  The app […]

Beauty News: Johnson’s Baby Reformulates Products…

Johnson's Baby Reformulates Products

Johnson’s Baby Reformulates Products!  Happy Mother’s Day!!  If you are a mom, I hope you are doing something fabulous and if you are just a lover of baby products then listen up.  I was lucky enough to visit Johnson & Johnson’s Headquarters back in February and I got to see first hand what it takes […]

Beauty News: Urban Decay Discontinues Lip Junkie..

Urban Decay lip junkie lipgloss

Urban Decay Discontinues Lip Junkie.  Oh what a sad day. I have confirmed through the brand’s PR representative that Urban Decay is discontinuing the Lip Junkie line.  I love everything about this gloss…the minty taste….the non sticky feel….the FANTASTIC colors. From UD:  You want a super-shiny gloss, but can’t stand the sticky texture, right? Wait […]

Beauty News: NARS Lipgloss Reformulation…

NEW NARS Lip Gloss

The beauty world has been abuzz about the NARS Lipgloss Reformulation.  They have overhauled the entire lipgloss line, with a new formulation and packaging.  The new NARS Lip Gloss contains a full spectrum of shades with sophisticated natural shine – perfect for everyday wear. Plus they are SUPER hydrating.  The silky texture and new doe-foot […]

Beauty News: Lupita Nyong’o is the new Face of Lancome

Lupita Nyong'o for Lancome

The fashion and beauty world’s love affair with 31 yr old Lupita Nyong’o continues as the Oscar winning actress has just been named the new face of Lancome.  She is the first black woman to represent the brand with the current roster made up of Julia Roberts, Kate Winslet, Penélope Cruz and the latest young […]

Beauty News: Dove Premieres Selfie Film at Sundance…

Dove Selfie Documentary

Dove Premieres Selfie Film at Sundance.  I love that Dove is in the business of empowering women and changing the image of beauty. As one of my TMG Legacy brands, Dove has been in my life since I was a baby.  Memories of my mother using the white and pink bars are in the forefront […]

Beauty News: Birchbox US Weekly Collaboration…

Birchbox USWeekly Collaboration

Check out this NEW Birchbox US Weekly Collaboration! If you aren’t a subscriber to Birchbox, now is the PERFECT time to sign up. One of the most celebrated and fabulous beauty directors in the business Gwen Flamberg is sharing her must have beauty products with the masses just in time for awards season.  The box […]

Beauty News: New NARS NYC Boutique…

New NARS Soho Boutique

A new NARS NYC Boutique is opening on Monday!!  As mentioned in this morning’s New York Times, NARS Cosmetics is extremely excited to announce the opening of a new boutique. Located in the heart of Soho in Manhattan at 124 Prince Street, this boutique is a beautiful milky white and jungle red artistic statement.  This new […]

Beauty News: KOHL’s Expands Beauty Department

KOHL's Expands Beauty Department

KOHL’s Expands Beauty Department!!  Yesterday, I had the opportunity to visit a Kohl’s store with an EXPANDED beauty department!  How great to have national brands so close (in some cases right in your back yard!).  I spoke to the manager of the store and he told me that this is a pilot program that is […]

Beauty News: Blake Lively is the New Spokesperson for L’Oreal Paris…

Blake Lively Global Spokesperson for L’Oreal Paris

Blake Lively is the New Spokesperson for L’Oreal Paris.  She is in a word stunning. an accomplished actress, apparently she doesn’t use a stylist (quelle horreur!!) She can cook some kind of pie with sausage and shallot confit, AND she’s married to Ryan Reynolds.  Now she can add Global Spokesperson for L’Oreal Paris to the […]

Beauty News: Cynthia Rowley Beauty Launches Exclusively at Birchbox

Cynthia Rowley Beauty Birchbox

Cynthia Rowley Beauty Launches Exclusively at Birchbox!  Two of my favoritie things, designer/makeup collabo!!  Cynthia Rowley has always been one of my favorite designers and this collection is PRETTY, wearable and affordable.  Birchbox is the exclusive retailer of Cynthia Rowley’s new beauty line, inspired by her current ready-to-wear collection. The launch collection, consisting of three […]

Beauty News: MAC Announces Rihanna as Viva Glam Spokesperson

MAC Viva Glam

MAC Announces Rihanna as Viva Glam Spokesperson! One partnership ends and another begins.  On the heels of her year long collaboration with MAC, they just announced yesterday that Rihanna is the latest to join the ranks as the next Viva Glam spokesperson. The MAC AIDS Fund was created in 1994, and to date has raised […]

Beauty News: Relaunches With eCommerce

BeautyStat eCommerce Relaunches with eCommerce!!  This site has always been one of my go to’s….I love the content, and founder Ron Robinson is a smorgasbord of beauty information (he is a chemist for god’s sake!!).  He and his team have always been 100% supportive of TMG, which is why I’m so excited to tell you about […]