Clinique Limited Edition 16 Shades of Beige Holiday 2013

Clinique 16 Shades of Beige

Clinique Limited Edition 16 Shades of Beige Holiday 2013 will be on counters December 2013!  I love a good NUDE look and these give you a lovely elongating nude look for your fingertips AND a pretty nude look for your eyes from the lightest beige to the deepest chocolate. Clinique takes nudes a step further […]

Fall Makeup Trend: Cranberry – Fall’s Crown Jewel …

Trend Alert Cranberry

Hello Fall! and Hello to the latest fall makeup trend – CRANBERRY!  Hello Pumpkin Spice Latte’s, hello chunky sweaters and riding boots! Now..I know we haven’t gotten much of that amazing fall weather that we love yet, but it doesn’t mean that we can’t treat our makeup routines to a little overhaul.  Time to tuck […]

Fall 2013: FingerPaints “A Pair Affair” Collection by All Lacquered Up

All Lacquered Up A Pair Affair Nail Polish Collection

If you are a nail polish/nail art junkie nobody does it better than my friend Michelle Mismas of All Lacquered Up.  I love supporting my beauty blogging friends!! Her site has been around forever and she does INCREDIBLY detailed reviews of EVERYTHING nail related (right down to the way the brush covers the nail, the […]

Fall 2013: Must Have – Deborah Lippmann Jewel Heist Nail Collection…

Fall 2013 Deborah Lippmann Jewel Heist

This collection is an extravaganza of luxurious colors and high glam jewels.  The Deborah Lippmann Jewel Heist nail collection is versatile to say the least as can wear each of them alone or layer the glitter over the shimmer or creme.   I saw a few of these backstage last February, Deborah described these sparkling shades […]

Summer 2013: NARS Pierre Hardy Nail Collection…

NARS Pierre Hardy - Sharplines

I love great packaging and NARS has collaborated with show designer Pierre Hardy on a mini capsule collection that has their wares displayed in little shoe boxes with dust bags bags. Love it! Any of these would make fantastic options for your warm weather mani/pedi! In a bold new collection for NARS, designer Pierre Hardy […]

TMG Faves: Estée Lauder French Nudes Nail Lacquer…

Estée Lauder French Nudes Nail Lacquer

I am DYING over these new Estée Lauder French Nude [$20] nail lacquers!  I’ve been looking for a nude that closely resembles my skin tone for a while now and I think is it!  A collection of nude nail lacquers designed for the perfect monochromatic manicure…beautiful and elongating.  A nude manicure makes your fingers look […]

Fall 2012: Limited Edition – L’Oreal Paris New York Nudes…


I LOVE a good nude look!! As a matter of fact, I wrote a whole nude makeup how to post back in 2006. Clearly, I love the nudes.  So when these GORGEOUS shades from L’Oreal Paris hit my desk I was SO excited!! This mini collection of accessory shades boasts 6 nail colors and 6 Le […]

Read This: VOTE for The Makeup Girl in the Zoya + Birchbox Custom Nail Polish Contest!!


Hey faithful TMG readers!!  I need your help!!  Vote for me in the Birchbox + Zoya nail polish sweepstakes. I created a mood board with my color inspiration for spring and summer entitled A La Piscine which happens to mean “going to the pool” en francais!  I wanted something cool and pretty to make me […]

Fall 2011: Zoya Smoke & Mirrors Nail Polish Collection…

Zoya Smoke & Mirrors Fall 2011

Zoya polishes are one of my favorites because of the formulations, they go on SUPER smoothly. They don’t always last as long as most polishes but if a more natural polish that is devoid of harmful chemicals is what your are looking for then look no further! I also LOVE the colors!! Zoya always has […]

Must Have: Tom Ford Limited Edition Black Orchid Collection Fall/Winter 2010…


When Black Orchid first arrived in 2006, I was dumbfounded.  I love everything about Tom Ford and Black Orchid was no exception.  I have several bottles of it and it remains one of my most coveted fragrances to date.  When I heard of the limited edition collection, my heart skipped a beat….a solid fragrance??  Be […]

Fashion Week: My New Manicure From Ginger + Liz…

Ginger + Liz Polishes

If you haven’t heard of Ginger + Liz yet, trust me you will!  Their long wearing polish is a buzzworthy brand of vegan friendly and toxin-free nail lacquer with a growing legion of fashionista and celebrity fans alike. Ginger + Liz was created by model/author S. Liz Pickett and entrepreneur H. Ginger Johnson. Ginger and […]

Fall 2010: Zoya Wicked & Wonderful Nail Polish…

Zoya Fall 2010 - Wicked

UPDATED:  Swatches of the ones I am trying…. Zoya has done it again with some super cool shades for fall! Six new metallics and cremes that will go beautifully with your fall wardrobe.  There are a few that I will be trying out over the next few weeks! Wicked Edyta – fern green sparkling metallic […]

Drugstore Diva: Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure…

Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure

I was in NYC this last weekend for The Makeup Show and had ZERO time to get a manicure so I popped into the drugstore and as I was looking around at the polishes, I was happy to see some GREAT colors but also some really great formulas.  First off, you need to know this […]

Get This: Zoya Charla Polish…

Zoya Charla from Flash & Sparkle

I already told you these shades were gonna be HOT! I just got my Zoya Flash & Sparkle the other day and immediately fell in LOVE with all the shades from the “Sparkle” set. The shade I’m wearing here is called “Charla”. It reminds me of a mermaid’s tail….very watery and other-worldly. what do you […]

Get This: Eco-Chic Nails!


Amidst all the glitz and glamor of the International Beauty Show and the International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference, I found an up-and-coming brand of eco-friendly and organic nail polishes and removers, called Karma Organics!  While the products are 100% organic, that doesn’t mean they’re just for the eco-friendly gals who love to paint their […]

Summer 2010: Zoya Flash & Sparkle Nail Polish..


Summer 2010 nail color because you’re a star… Flash and Sparkle.  Zoya, the leader in formaldehyde free polishes is back with TWO collections for Summer 2010.  Flash & Sparkle six glossy cremes (Flash) and Sparkle a line of six sparkling metallic shades. The Rundown: Flash Robyn – perfect turquoise cream Perrie – soft lavender cream […]

Get The Look: The Blackberry Bling for Nails…


Okay not just Blackerry, but iPhone or any other hands free device.  We use our hands so much more these days for everything from texting to hailing a cab.  Nail looks are getting more and more sophisticated as those needs grow.  I don’t know about you, but I spend WAY more time on my nails […]

Fall 2009: MAC Style Black…


MAC Style Black is a smoking new makeup collection that is made up of many variations of  black.  While I am not a huge fan of black lipstick or black nail polish for that matter…in addition to that this collection contains some amazing black liners, shadows and polishes.  This TOTALLY reminds me of the New […]