Must Have: 8 Pantone Color of the Year 2015 Picks…

Pantone Color of the Year 2015

8 Pantone Color of the Year 2015 Picks!!  Pantone has named Marsala the color of the year for 2015 and all I can say is FINALLY!!  After two years with brights – it’s nice to finally see a neutral, wearable shade. I put together 8 ways for you to wear the color for 2015 from […]

Smell This: Olfactive Studio Fragrances…

Olfactive Studio Perfumes

While I was in Paris, I had the pleasure of meeting the Creatrice (LOVE that title!!) of Olfactive Studio Fragrances Céline Verleure.  We had a private meeting with her at the world famous Jovoy Parfums Rares (which is an experience in and of itself….CRAZY beautiful scents that I have never heard of live here).  We […]

Smell This: Le Labo Fragrances…

Le Labo Fragrances in Paris

I am the kind of person that doesn’t really like to smell like anyone else.  For that very reason, I adore Le Labo Fragrances which was the first stop on the Paris Beauty Tour.  They are all about customization and how a scent matures (you are supposed to let it sit for 14 days before […]

New Fragrances Added to the Asian Tales Collection By Kilian…

Asian Tales Bamboo Harmony

New Fragrances have been added to the Asian Tales Collection By Kilian.  I am a scent JUNKIE.  I love fragrance so much…ever since I spied the beautiful Youth Dew bottle on Nana’s dresser when I was a little girl, I have been HOOKED.  Have you ever smelled a fragrance so divine?  I have and I […]

Smell This: Prada Candy Valentine’s Day…

Prada Candy

Prada Candy Valentine’s Day ($88)  Fellas…looking for that last minute gift for your lady? Why not something seductive for the two of you? Nothing like a little fragrance gift to make her smile.  Macy’s has a EXCLUSIVE Prada Candy deal with a fragrance AND a lotion in a pretty heart shaped box that you can […]

TMG Faves: TheMakeupGirl’s Best of Beauty 2013…

TMG Best of 2013

Here are my Best of Beauty 2013! These are a few of my favorite things!! Happy New Year!!!!  Another year has ZOOMED by! Can you believe it?  Although I have sifted through many, many, many, MANY products this year – there are only a few that are my ULTIMATE favorites for the year.  This list […]

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 […]

Smell This: Terry de Gunzburg Fragrances

Terry de Gunzburg Fragrances

Terry de Gunzburg Fragrances [$195] are an opulent treat for your senses.  As you know, I am a SUCKER for fine fragrances, and these new offerings from Terry de Gunzburg (ByTerry) are right up my alley! The five unique scents are inspired by gardens, contemporary art and haute couture. Terry set out to create a […]

Smell This: Tocca Beauty Meet The Girls Set…

Tocca Meet The Girls Set

Tocca Beauty Meet The Girls Set $62 I ADORE anything Tocca.  I was obsessed with a scent  a while back called eau de Touch that is no longer available (boooooo).  Whenever I find it on eBay I buy a few of them, it’s that good. This set, available at Sephora for a limited time, has […]

Smell This: Calyx Returns at Clinique…

Clinique Calyx

Calyx returns at Clinique??  YES, that’s right, it’s TRUE!!  The iconic scent form the long gone (but never forgotten) Estee Lauder brand Presciptives has new life at Clinique. This fragrance (which has long been an everyday favorite of mine) was a STAPLE when I was in my 20’s living in Los Angeles.  It was bright, […]

Drugstore Diva: Essence of Beauty Fine Fragrance Collection…

Essence of Beauty Forever Paris

Essence of Beauty Fine Fragrance Collection is another drugstore find that smells like a fine fragrance.  Be a Drugstore Diva like me and check it out.  CVS is one of my favorites because of the beauty club (you can return ANYTHING if it doesn’t work no questions asked).  With over 13 million Beauty Club members […]

Smell This: Frederic Malle Carnal Flower…

Frederic Malle Carnal Flower

Ever since I went to Paris last year – I have been OBSESSED with fine fragrances.  I found so many in little boutiques that I love and cannot be replicated!  Then, this past September, my friend Carmen turned me on to Frederic Malle Carnal Flower.  It’s high on my list of lovely smelling things.  If […]

Smell This: Estee Lauder Modern Muse Fragrance…

Estée Lauder Modern Muse Fragrance

The new Estee Lauder Modern Muse Fragrance is strong and confident, enhanced by her own intrinsic femininity and individual style. It’s been a LONG time since Estée Lauder has debuted a new fragrance and THIS one is a dual concept composed of subtle contrasts and bold contradictions. She is the heroine of her own life, always […]

Smell This: Estee Lauder Sensuous Nude…

Estee Lauder Sensuous Nude

One of my recent favorites from the Estée Lauder fragrance family is Sensuous.  Launched in 2008, it defined a new positioning in fragrance for the Estée Lauder brand. It was younger, warm, luminous and feminine all at the same time.  I love the way it smells….just an instant classic and a wonderful addition to the family. […]

Smell This: Christian Dior La Collection Privée – Oud Ispahan…

Christian Dior La Collection Privée - Oud Ispahan

I love experiencing new fragrances – especially ones that are hard to come by.  Christian Dior Collection Privee is a collection of fragrances that were up until last year only available at Las Vegas Dior boutique or at Dior describes them as having a top note that is the first impression and the most […]

TMG Faves: 21 Drops Aromatherapy…


So I am all about trying to find the best way to alleviate issues in the most natural way possible. 21 Drops was created to empower you to feel better and be better – addressing your particular concerns and aspirations. Each one is customized and unique. By carefully combining the exact essential oils at the […]

Smell This: RL Big Pony + essie Collaboration…

RL Big Pony & Essie - BLUE

These are PERFECT for mother’s day (or any day really…) Spring has sprung and I don’t know about you but I need something bright on my nails and something fresh smelling on my wrists.  A modern woman’s style is showcased daily through her fashion and beauty choices, expressing her emotions and the many facets of […]

Smell This: Tom Ford’s Black Orchid…


My nose has been awakened!!  I love Black Orchid with all  my heart.  Mr. Ford’s successful (but pricey) line called Tom Ford Beauty is in a word luxurious.  I’m sure that’s exactly what he wants you to think too.   His vision for the line is, “To be the first true luxury brand of the […]