Meet Me at Sally Beauty Supply in Woodbridge VA Tomorrow!!!

Sally Beauty Supply - TheMakeupGirl

Hello LOVAHS!!!!!!!! THIS SATURDAY April 11th I’m hosting a FANTASTIC beauty event at Sally Beauty Supply in Woodbridge, VA. I am super excited because I love connecting with everyone and sharing my love of beauty and most of all beauty and hair PRODUCTS!  This event is sponsored by Beautiful Textures and I will have some fantastic giveaways […]

Review: Relais Thalasso Château des Tourelles Hotel + Spa…

Relais Thalasso Château des Tourelles

On the last leg of my journey through the south of France this past October I took the train to LaBaule and had a glorious visit at the Relais Thalasso Château des Tourelles Hotel + Spa.  We were picked up from the train station by a really spiffy van from the hotel and we were on […]

Steal This: Black Friday / Cyber Monday Deals 2014…

black friday

Hello beauties!!  Happy Black Friday! Did you have a good Thanksgiving?  I did…and now I am ready to shop!  Here are some of the BEST beauty deals for saving today through Monday. Anthony Black Friday (11/28) – Cyber Monday (12/1) 30% off site-wide at AHAVA 35% off any order using code BFRIDAY14 On Cyber […]

Night Out: Paradis Latin Cabaret Paris…

Paradis Latin Cabaret Paris

While in Paris – I got to attend an authentic Parisian cabaret show!  Paradis Latin Cabaret which is located at 28 rue Cardinal Lemoine, 75005 in the Latin Quarter of Paris.  We took the metro and it was a short walk from the station.  It was first built in 1803 and was initially called Théâtre […]

10 Must Have Travel Beauty Essentials…

Travel Beauty Essentials

Greetings from California! Here are my 10 Must Have Travel Beauty Essentials…I have been traveling more and more lately AND now (thanks to Julia) have it down to a science. One of my biggest things that I do all the time now is ask for akincare samples. Not the kind you get from Sephora, but […]

Editor’s Note: Happy Birthday To Me…..


Happy birthday to me!! This year was an interesting one.  My friend Julia got me looking at my YEAR as birthday to birthday instead of January to January.  Although this calendar year started off with me doing a freelance job (which sometimes feels like a full time job) My YEAR has been pretty cool. As […]

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 […]

Winter Blues: 5 Beauty Products for Winter…

Beauty Mood Lifters

5 Beauty Products for winter! It’s REALLY WINTER now guys, as I type this it is a balmy 9 degrees outside!!  So was yesterday REALLY the most depressing day of the year?? According to certain studies like this one, the first Monday after the holidays can be a DOOZY.  With things like seasonal affective disorder, […]

Holiday 2013: Last Minute Holiday Beauty Gifts

Urban Decay Face Case in Shattered

I have Last Minute Holiday Beauty Gifts for the late shopper! Are you the “Procrastinator”?? Have you just emerged from a busy two weeks at the office only to realize that Christmas is IN TWO DAYS??!!!  Don’t worry…..I have some GREAT gifts/stocking stuffers for the beauty junkie in your life. They can all be found […]

New Year’s Eve Makeup Look with Kohl’s Beauty

New Years Eve Makeup

Hey hey!  Here is a New Year’s Eve Makeup Look you can get with Kohl’s Beauty!  I know that we haven’t even made it to Christmas BUT since I like to be organized, I thought I would share a New Year’s Eve Makeup Look with you! Whether you are planning an informal gathering at home […]

Holiday: Beauty Stocking Stuffers at Kohls

4 Holiday Stocking Stuffers

Beauty Stocking Stuffers at Kohls. When you are looking for some stocking stuffers for that beauty junkie in your life – you always want to think bang for your buck. Who doesn’t want to save money – right?? Kohl’s new beauty departments have you COVERED! Not only do you have great choices and fabulous brands […]

Steal This: Black Friday + Cyber Monday Beauty Deals…

Black Friday Cyber Monday Beauty Deals

Black Friday + Cyber Monday Beauty Deals are here!! Thanksgiving is upon us and with the holiday comes the inevitable crush of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  Most stores (with the exception of Macy’s and some mall stores) are closed tomorrow, BUT you can shop til your drop starting Friday 11/29!  I have a few […]

Nordstrom Black Friday 2013 Beauty Deals…

Nordtsrom Black Friday 2013

Nordstrom Black Friday 2013 Beauty Deals are here!! Here we go BLACK FRIDAY is upon us. While I do not subscribe to the current hoopla about actually shopping on Thanksgiving (Have we no shame?  Honestly…) I never met a black Friday deal I didn’t like.  The trick is to be PREPARED. I try to do […]

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 […]

Fashion Week: Backstage at Alice + Olivia SS 14

Fashion Week: Alica + Olivia SS14

Fashion Week continues backstage at Alice + Olivia SS 14 – they had some GORGEOUS looks.  For this collection Designer Stacey Bendet summed up her inspiration as being “Pretty In Prep.” The collection took shape due in part from inspiration that she found in American sportswear which she characterized as being preppy and cute. She […]

Beauty News: Welcome To The TMG Family Jessica Ciesla…


I have added another young writer to the team!  Please say a big hello and welcome to Jessica Ciesla! Jessica is a 22 year old college senior from New Jersey, obsessed with all things beautiful. She is an avid lover of beauty and fashion (so much so that she has interned at a few places […]

TMG Events: Macy’s Summer Trend Show 2013

Lianne Macy's

On Saturday June 8th 2013 our very own founder, Lianne Farbes, was honored with the opportunity to host a cosmetics trend show for Macy’s.  Beauty lovers from around the DC, Maryland, and Virginia areas enthusiastically took their seats that morning to learn summers hottest beauty, fashion, and fragrance trends. Lianne opened the show with a […]