Get The Look: Sam Fine Gives Jennifer Hudson a Luminous Glow…

JHud & Sam FINAL

Have you seen Jennifer Hudson lately??  Phenomenal. She recently slimmed down and got together with Sam Fine, celebrity makeup artist and creator of The Basics of Beauty, for a shoot showing off her gorgeous new look. Here, Sam shares his insider advice on how you can achieve this flawless and glowing face at home with […]

Beauty News: L’Oreal Pulls the Plug on Iconic Brand Shu Uemura in the USA…


It’s a sad , sad day in beauty land. WWD reports that L’Oreal has announced they will close all US operations of Shu Uemura. If you’re a Shu fan like me reading this from the US, don’t  panic. You won’t need to stock pile those cleansing oils or must-have lashes just yet.  According to a […]

Steal This: Stock Up and Save on Best Beauty Buys at Nordstrom…


Some of the best beauty biys can be found at Nordstrom this time of year.  The Super Sized Beauty Buys have come out to play….and this year they have some of my favorite brands. Kiehls “KAWS” Creme de Corps This wonderfully rich, iconic body cream is packaged in a larger 33oz size emblazoned with a […]

Cyber Monday: Shu Uemura 20% Discount & Specials…


More discounts for today! Shu Uemura is offering 20% off today only PLUS a special Black Friday EXTENDED deal good until December 1st. “Cyber Monday” November 30th For an extra special treat, shu uemura will give 7 deluxe samples to customers who spend $125 or more plus free shipping and the 20% discount!  The deluxe […]

Holiday 2009: Shu Uemura Wish Upon a Star…


This holiday season, shu uemura comes together with acclaimed fashion designer Tsumori Chisato for a very special makeup collection that embodies the inimitable spirit of Tokyo. “Wish Upon a Star” takes Chisato’s distinctive playful and charming style with motifs of soft feminine beauty and adds them to shu uemura’s contemporary edge. Chisato is known for […]

Beauty News: Madonna’s Eyeconic Look…


When you think of glitter, you think of teeny boppers right?  Middle school girls with black liner and bubblegum pink sparkles abound in this area (and thanks to the likes of Miley Cyrus etc. I am sure they do everywhere else too).  Well Madonna is anything but conventional and her makeup artist, Gina Brooke seems […]

Makeup Artist Love: See Madonna’s Makeup Artist & Shu Uemura Artistic Director Gina Brooke This Saturday!


I know…two lash posts in one day!?  It may be overkill, but I just HAD to tell you about Celebrity Makeup Artist Gina Brooke’s in store appearance.  Before embarking on a worldwide tour with Madonna, makeup artist to the stars Gina Brooke will make a rare in-store appearance at Barney’s Madison Avenue to share her […]

Steal This: New Shu Uemura Website – Get 20% Off!


Shu Uemura’s newly revamped website launched today and boy are you in for a treat!! Pick up the cult classic eyelash curler or my favorite Cleansing Oil and get free shipping on purchases over $50!   They also have brand new functionality that lets you create a customizable palette right on screen, so you can […]