Drugstore Diva: Maybelline Colossal Smoky Eyes Mascara & Pencil…

Maybelline Colossal Smoky Eyes

Maybelline Colossal Smoky Eyes has a limited edition deal on deck!!  Their fabulous Colossal Smoky Eyes Mascara [$7.99] (which has been available in the UK for quite some time now) is available here in the US BUT only for the month of October!  So get yours and try it out! The mascara (which really does […]

Fall 2013: NARS Color Collection…

NARS Fall 2013 Color Collection

This reminds me of 1979 and disco – what a FABULOUS year.  Right before the 80’s hit.  Solid Gold was on TV…Beverly Johnson and Gia were in all the ads and on the covers of the fashion magazines, lips were red and eyes were SMOKEY.  This color story gives me the goosey pimples because it […]

Holiday 2010: MAKE UP FOR EVER – Rock For Ever…

Makeup Forever Rock Forever

One of my fave makeup looks evah is the sooty yet classy smokey rocker chick look.  Not hard to pull off if you have the right stuff!  This new collection from Makeup Forever called simply Rock Forever can take you there. The Rundown: Rock For Ever Eye Shadow Palette This super star palette boasts four […]

Get The Look: Kim Kardashian’s Vegas Birthday Look…


Okay who watched that episode of “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” when they were in Vegas for Kim’s birthday? Kim looked amazing but it was completely overshadowed by her sister’s boyfriend and his ridiculous drunken antics (ughhh…). Well lucky for you, I have the breakdown of Kim Kardashian’s Vegas Birthday Look so you can create […]

Smokey Eyes 101: Perfect Shadows For Smokey Eyes…


I don’t care what anyone says, a good smokey eye says glamour but a BAD one says so much more.  Don’t go for the dark black or steel gray shadows you see on the runway and in the magazines if you don’t know what you are doing (and in some cases, even if you do…) […]

Holiday 2009: Estee Lauder Blacker Than Black Collection…

Estee Lauder Blacker Than Black

I love a good mascara and a nice smokey eye.  Perfect to glam yourself up for a party.  This new offering from Estee Lauder is a limited edition collection of luxurious, rich, intensely saturated black mascaras and sultry, smokey accents for Big, Bold, Dramatically Alluring Eyes….just in time for that holiday party! Now beautifully bold, […]

NYFW 2009: Bobbi Brown for Yigal Azrouel….


Bobbi Brown collaborated with designer Yigal Azrouel whose line is feminine, yet deconstructed. The look was natural and featured a strong smokey eye.  Bobbi says, “I wanted to create a look that was still feminine, but true to what the designer wanted. We used no blush and no lip products….I just pinched the models cheeks.“ […]

How To: All You Need For Smokey Eyes…


I get loads of questions about the perfect items for a smokey eye.  There are several ways to do it BUT the most popular way is to start with a liner and build from there.  A celeb who has the smokey eye game on LOCK is Ms. Kardashian…she NEVER strays from her look which for […]

Subtle Smokey Eye: NARS Cordura Shadow Duo…

NARS Cordura Shadow Duo

Looking for a shadow duo that can give you a smokey eye but not make you look like you got socked??  NARS Cordura Shadow Duo from the Fall 2008 collection is just the ticket.  I have used this duo on many an eyelid from pale to dark and it is quite frankly one of the […]

Sneek Peek: MAC Smoke Signals & Blue Storm…


Ahhhh I have been waiting for this!!!  These two new collections are just on fire!!  Smoke Signals and Blue Storm are new from MAC or fall and they do NOT disappoint. For Smoke Signals…it’s all about the smokey eye and nude mouth – classic look.  Both of the shadow quads in Smoke Signals  feature three […]