Thursday April 17, 2014
if you couldn't care less about the dangerous toxins we may or may not be putting on our skin daily, this post isn't for you. But if you're the type who looks at the ingredients list on her makeup, skincare, haircare and nail products or you aspire to be that woman, this blog post is for you.
Rose-Marie Swift is a NYC-based makeup artist and founder of the pure organic skincare line rms beauty. She is revered among NY's coolest glamourati like stylist Lisa Marie Fernandez (love her). Since Swift is an organic beauty guru, I had to share her makeup removal trick, which is simply cold-pressed olive oil or almond oil with a cotton pad and warm water.
I love this makeup tips because I'm a huge fan of using oils on my skin. I slather coconut oil all over after a shower when my skin feels dry. I think I need to book an interview with Swift. I have a feeling she has a lot more tips to share with us....
Tuesday April 15, 2014
If your skin tans easily in summer, but is paler in winter (like mine!), then you likely have a foundation shade for each season.
Now that spring is here in full force and your skin may be starting to tan, consider mixing your winter and summer foundation shades. You might also consider moving to a more sheer tinted moisturizer like Laura Mercier's super popular tinted moisturizer, pictured here. It's my favorite.
Sunday April 13, 2014
Wondering what hair color trends are hot, hot, hot for 2014? Look no further than my article, The 8 Hottest Hair Color Trends for 2014. I share 8 trends including ombré, brown-blonde, dip-dye, balayage, platinum and other popular hues.
Read more: The 8 Hottest Hair Color Trends for 2014
Image: Getty Images
Friday April 11, 2014
My good friend Janine recently called to tell me she just bought her favorite Chanel cleanser which likely set her back at least $50. I hated to tell her after the fact that there's no need to spend a lot of money on a cleanser with special ingredients in it because you're just washing the product down the drain.
You can get a basic cleanser from any drugstore. Look for a mild, soap-free cleanser that's formulated for your skin type. In my article below, I run down the best face cleansers for 5 different skin types: dry, oily, combination, sensitive and blemished. This list includes some of the yearly picks by the staff of 'InStyle' magazine plus the tried and true picks selected by myself other beauty experts.
Read more: Best Cleansers for Every Skin Type