Secret Ingredient: Kale Beauty Products!

Kale in Beauty Products

Kale Beauty Products!! KALE, the all around trendy superfood (which I love, by the way) has moved from the salad bowl and into your beauty cabinets. A growing number of heavy-hitting brands are capitalizing on the phytonutrient, antioxidant, vitamin, and mineral-rich leafy green’s ability to replenish and restore skin, hair, and even nails. Here are […]

GLAM Beauty Board: Summer 2014 Reviews…

Glam Beauty Board

Hey hey!!  As a member of the Glam Beauty Board, I periodically receive a selection of products to review.  Lucky for me – most of them I have never tried and in most cases have been DYING to (It’s the beauty junkie in me…LOL) Last week, I got the Summer Beauty Board Box, which contained an […]

TMG Faves: Eve Lom Cleanser…

Eve Lom Cleanser

I can’t believe I’ve never tried this – and once you do……you won’t either.  Eve Lom Cleanser isn’t called, “Probably the best cleanser in the world…”  by Vogue for no reason.  It probably is.  In case you are not aware, Eve Lom was Born in Czechoslovakia, and developed her career as a world-renowned facialist in […]

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 […]

Steal This: ULTA 21 Days of Beauty Spring 2014…

Ulta 21 Days of Beauty 2013

Back again just in time for the warm weather and with some unbelievable deals is the bi-annual ULTA 21 Days of Beauty Spring 2014.  You may remember the event from last fall – this is a twice a year celebration with sales GALORE.  So if you haven’t tried Mario Badescu skincare yet – now is […]

TMG Faves: Space NK Apothecary Spring Beauty Edit…

Space NK Apothecary Spring Beauty Edit

Space NK Apothecary Spring Beauty Edit.  This Wednesday, February 19th, Space NK will host the “Spring Beauty Edit” event across all of their 23 US locations. Gift with purchase events are usually very for lack of a better word…pedestrian. Not this one. During this special, one-day-only shopping event, customers will be perfectly prepped for the […]

Polar Vortex: 4 Products to Protect Your Face in Cold Weather

Cold Weather Products

How to Protect Your Face in Cold Weather…i.e. the Polar Vortex (do we even know what that is??!)  I have worked in the cosmetics industry for many MANY years, and in those years I have touched the skin of many a lady. Older ladies, all ethnicities…you name it. While touching the skin of those ladies, […]

Drugstore Diva: Jergens BB Body Skin Perfecting Cream…

Jergens BB Body Cream

BB cream for body??  Yep you heard right.  Jergens BB Body Skin Perfecting Cream [$11.99/7oz] landed on my desk over the holidays and I couldn’t put it down!  As you know (or maybe not) BB Creams (and all other alphabet creams for that matter) have been all the rage this past year, it was only […]

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 […]

Origins PlantScription Youth Renewing Face Oil and Night Cream…

Origins Plantscription

Origins has extended it’s Plantscription line with the introduction of PlantScription Youth Renewing Face Oil and Night Cream. Face oils are SUPER popular these days, but have been around FOREVER in Europe.  Europeans use the “oils” as treatments for everything from dehydration and roseacea to hyper-pigmentation and acne. They absorb VERY quickly AND they also […]

Must Try: Willa Skincare for Teenagers…

Willa Skincare Travel Kit

Willa Skincare for Teenagers is FAB! I love it when I see skincare lines dedicated towards teens. As you know, my feelings are you can’t have a good makeup look without addressing skin care with your teenage girl.  I even have a blog post about that called Makeup 101.   Willa was formed 4 years […]

Holiday: Kiehl’s Holiday 2013

Kiehl's Holiday 2013 - Greatest Hits Collection

The Kiehl’s Holiday 2013 gift  sets are here!  Kiehl’s is one of my TMG Faves brands! I have been using them in one form or another ever since I set foot in New York City in 1985. The formulas, packaging and legacy of the brand is amazing and has remained a favorite of mine and […]

5 Great Products for Acne…

5 Great Products fo rAcne

5 Great Products for Acne.  I know how it is…you’re not a teenager anymore, but maybe you are in your 30′s (or even in your late 40′s like me) and all of a sudden you have acne issues again.  In my case, when I was a teenager I NEVER had acne at all (maybe whiteheads […]

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 […]

Black Friday: Spa Sonic Face and Body Polisher Deal + GIVEAWAY

Spa Sonic Skin Care System

Black Friday: Spa Sonic Face and Body Polisher Deal + GIVEAWAY!!  Are you trying to cram in some holiday shopping over the weekend? Perfect timing! Spa Sonic is offering some killer deals starting Black Friday and extending to Cyber Monday.  Used and recommended by spas and dermatologists, the Spa Sonic Face and Body Polisher is […]

Super Size Me: 5 Jumbo Sized Bargains at Sephora…

Supersize Skincare

Get 5 Jumbo Sized Bargains at Sephora! Sometimes you just want to stock up. I actually prefer to grab certain things in a larger size, especially if it’s something I use often.  So I put together my list of 5 Jumbo Sized Bargains you can find at Sephora.  It’s the holidays so the bigger value […]

Kohl’s Beauty Trade-in Event Recap…

Kohls Beauty Trade in Event

The Kohl’s Beauty Trade-in Event happened this past Saturday!  I traveled down to Greensboro, NC and had a whole bunch of fun with the team at Kohl’s for their first ever beauty trade in event.  Radio station 99.5 WMAG showed up and played some awesome Holiday tunes (I requested Mariah’s “All I Want For Christmas” […]