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 […]

Review: Algenist Complete Eye Renewal Balm…

Algenist Complete Eye Renewal Balm

I am a sucker for a good eye cream, especially one that is a good multi-tasker.  Algenist Complete Eye Renewal Balm [$65] is my new favorite.  It’s lightweight but packs a powerful punch thanks to alguronic acid, this is the hallmark of Algenist’s products. Algenist is a biotechnology laboratory out of the Bay Area and while they […]

Steal This: ULTA 21 Days of Beauty Spring 2015…

Ulta 21 days of Beauty Spring 2015

The Ulta 21 Days of Beauty Spring 2015 event is in full swing! There are some unbelievable deals in this bi-annual SALE-a bration (like the Mai Couture online only steal Blush Papier 50% OFF NOW $8.75 on March 30th or the Algenist Online only steal Firming & Lifting Collection for $40 ($124 value) on 3/17 THAT’S TODAY – HELLLOOOOO!)  You may remember […]

TMG Ageless: Dermaplane Skin Treatment with Dr. Tina West…

Dermaplaning - West Institute

Have you ever heard of a Dermaplane skin treatment?? I’ll be honest – I hadn’t. Not before I met Dr. Tina West of The West Institute.  Dr. West is the founder of The West Institute and is a board certified dermatologist and leading expert in non-invasive and minimally invasive facial and body contouring, specializing in […]

TMG Faves: Space NK Apothecary 2015 Spring Beauty Edit…

Space NK Spring Beauty Edit 2015

It’s that time again! The Space NK Apothecary 2015 Spring Beauty Edit is here! On Wednesday, February 18th, Space NK will host the “Spring Beauty Edit” event across all of their 23 U.S. locations. Even if you usually skip most beauty GWP events (how much beauty stuff does one girl need?? ;-)) this is one that is not to […]

TMG Faves: Algenist Genius Ultimate Anti-Aging Melting Cleanser…

Algenist Genius Ultimate Anti-Aging Melting Cleanser

I know I have a lot of TMG Faves recently – what can I say? There are a lot of good launches out there. Algenist Genius Ultimate Anti-Aging Melting Cleanser [$38] has made it onto my list of favorite things simply by being uncomplicated and STELLAR in more ways than one.  First off, when I used this […]

TMG Faves: GLAMGLOW THIRSTYCLEANSE Daily Treatment Cleanser…

Glam Glow ThirstyCleanse

How many products can actually say they give you a red carpet worthy look when all is said and done?  GLAMGLOW THIRSTYCLEANSE Daily Treatment Cleanser [$39] can! I have used the GlamGlow muds before and loved the results, so when these cleansers came out I had to try!  So easy to use – just a […]

TMG Faves: TheMakeupGirl’s Best of Beauty 2014…

Best of Beauty 2014

Here are my Best of Beauty 2014! These are a few of my favorite things!! Happy New Year!!!!  Another year has ZOOMED by like lightening! 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 TMG Faves for the […]

TMG Faves: Holiday Beauty Tech Gift Guide….

Holiday Beauty Tech

Beauty technology is ever evolving and ever changing. This last minute Holiday Beauty Tech Gift Guide has a few things you are familiar with and maybe a few that you aren’t.  With great prices and exclusive sets, you grab one for yourself or someone you love for the holidaze! Clarisonic [Various Prices]I have shouted the […]

TMG Faves: REN Rosa Centifolia Hot Cloth Cleanser…


As I get older, I am becoming more and more obsessed with creamy cleansers. REN Rosa Centifolia Hot Cloth Cleanser [$28] is my new favorite.  I used to REALLY want that clean feeling a sudsy one gives you…but I have discovered you can have both without stripping your skin. This is A rich, two-phase cleanser […]

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 […]

TMG Faves: Kimberly Parry Organics Cleansing Oil…

Kimberly Parry Organics Cleansing Oil

Now that the temps have dropped below freezing….it’s time to switch up your skincare routine. I always add some extra moisture to my routine when it gets cold, a great way to do that is by using an oil based cleanser.  I just tried Kimberly Parry Organics Cleansing Oil [$52] which does a fantastic job […]

7 Skincare Saviors for Daylight Savings Beauty

Daylight Savings Beauty

7 Skincare Saviors for Daylight Savings.  Daylight Savings Time is quickly approaching on this Sunday, November 2nd, meaning it’s time to “fall back” on the best beauty routine. The time change cuts the day short (ugh), but on the flip side, we’re afforded an extra hour of sleep!!  The rare luxury of additional beauty rest […]

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 […]

Drugstore Diva: Shop With Me at Pharmacie Monge Paris…

Pharmacie Monge Paris

Pharmacie Monge Paris is one of the premiere places to get your French pharmacie beauty goodies in the city.  To start our afternoon, first, we had an amazing lunch complete with perfectly roasted fish and endless glasses of wine at La Taverna [22 Rue du Champ de Mars 75007 Paris] then we hopped into a […]

TMG Faves: Lift Lab Lift and Firm Eye Cream…

Lift Lab Lift and Firm Eye Cream

Lift Lab Lift and Firm Eye Cream [$110.00 / 0.50 oz] is a lightweight, emollient, firming eye cream that delivers FAB results.  So….I am kind of obsessed with eye cream right now.  Two weeks ago, I made the mistake of looking in a 4x magnifying mirror and I saw a wrinkle. I know….call the national […]

7 Innovative Skincare Products for Fall…

7 Innovative Skincare Products

Here are my 7 Innovative Skincare Products for Fall.  Fall is HERE!! Who doesn’t like fall??  Time to bust out the sweaters and boots! Time to get out the hot apple cider and mulled wine!  It’s ALSO time to transition your skincare from those lightweight summer to products to ones that will give you a […]

TMG Talks: 6 Tips to Keep You Forever Young…

6 Tips to Stay Forever Young

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by P&G via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of P&G. 6 Tips to Keep You Forever Young – Skincare is a given, right?  I mean…it should be!  If you are a regular reader of this blog…by […]