This sort of magazine cover call out makes me need to breath into a paper bag. The “clock” isn’t going to stop. You know this, I know this, and beauty editors know this … I think … maybe they don’t. Cosmetics are delightful because they can help you look better – if, at the same time, you […]
Fading, creasing eye shadow is a complaint I hear often. If you’re still operating in the 20th century with your makeup routine, you’re probably missing out on some of the groovy cosmetic innovations that can prevent this. Assuming eye shadow is a thing you do (because it may not be and that may be okay), […]
Not just shameless self promotion here, although I’m not above that: I delight in relieving women of useless, inappropriate make-up. They usually enjoy it, unless there’s a hoarding problem, in which case I have to pry open fingers, and sit on the recycling container until they leave the building…. Happy Spring!!
I can hear Patricia Heaton’s make-up artist saying something like “We’ll do electric teal liner underneath the eye! It is so on trend!!” Patricia Heaton, an Emmy Award winning actress, probably relies on stylists to get her ready for public consumption. Make-up is probably not the main concern […]
There seem to be new mascaras introduced to the beauty market daily. Brands usually advertise these breakthroughs using models and celebrities wearing false eyelashes. I did a quick search on drugstore.com to see how many options one might have in choosing mascara. Brace yourselves: there are 236 choices from 35 different brands. Then I learned that there […]
A few years ago I started writing a book about make-up for grown women. Titled … what should I call it? Make-up for Mature Women ™, like my workshop? No – too literal, and not inviting to 30-somethings who could benefit from the content. Fabulously Glamorous Ageless Beauty at any Age? You’re wiser than that. […]
If you are a baby boomist like me, or even from Planet Gen X, you may have noticed the astonishing increase in cosmetic choices since the days when you first started to use make-up. Back then, in the beauty Stone Age, we chose from a few drugstore brands like Cover Girl, Maybelline and Max Factor […]