18 JanBest Anti-Aging moisturer with SPF30

Finally it’s here, love love love this luxurious oil-free moisturizer cream with BROAD SPECTRUM SPF 30.  Well thanks to Dr. Perricone he has done it again,  creating the most amazing moisturizer for the day Photo Plasma by Perricone MD.

Why I love this so much,

  • Non-chemical UVA and UVB–mineral Titanium Dioxide sunscreen.
  • No heaviness or chalky white residue on your skin,
  • Protects against sun exposure, dehydration, pollution, excessive heat, harsh wind, extreme cold, heavy metal, smoke, stress,  and chemical irritants.
  • It is formulated with Alpha Lipoic Acid and Vitamin C Ester to help brighten the skin and smooth surface imperfections.
  • Paraben Free
  • Being of a darker skin tone,  I love how flawless my skin looks, there is no oily or heavy feel to the products,  it’s like silk on your skin.

Just buy it, you won’t be sorry. Get it at Amazon for about $69

 

 

 


22 NovAdd a little color to your Holiday

Totally loving this dark burgundy lipstick from YSL.  This luminous satin texture lipstick, provides all day hydration and long wear.  Its  a must have color for fall.

YSL Lipstick N54 Prune Avenue


07 JunLove, love, Love this new dress.

As most of you know me, I usually talk about makeup and skin care.   But this last week, I have been in search for a fun, sexy, kind of a 1920′s style dress but with a modern twist to it.  After weeks and weeks of searching I found it, but to my surprise it was sold out, and I was determined to find it.  Day after day, I searched and searched and searched and searched and no luck,and yes  it is completely sold out.   To my surprise, I found one last night  at  http://www.modcloth.com/shop/dresses/all-neutral-dress Designer Ryu…thank you for this dress, looking forward to adding more dresses from your collection.


31 MaySummer Beauty Must Haves

Summer is finally here. My favorite must haves for the summer

 

1. Protect you skin from UV sun Rays with SPF 30 by Skinceuticals –Personal I prefer Physical sunblocks over Chemical

SkinCeuticals Physical UV Defense Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 30

 

2. Get that GLOWING skin withDr. Dennis Gross “Alpha Beta Glow Pad”, anti-aging exfoliating self tanner with Active Vitamin D.  Use it the night before and wake up to a beautiful self adjusting tan the next day.  Great on all skin colors

Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Alpha Beta Glow Pad Anti-Aging Exfoliating Self-Tanner

 

3. Pop of  nail color great on hands and toes by OPI, for the perfect summer dress or swim wear

Cajun Shrimp

4.  Great for the frizz uncontrollable hair.  This Dry oil Mist from Alterna Bamboo creates shiny, lustrous hair while protecting your color and boosting the health of your hair.

ALTERNA BAMBOO Smooth Kendi Oil Dry Oil Mist

5. Perfect color for lip and cheek by Bobbi Brown

Bobbi Brown Pot Rogue for Lips & Cheeks "calypso coral"

 

6. Finally the perfect Hat for the summer.  Nordstrom

Jonathan Adler Floppy Straw Sun Hat

 


14 FebBest Nude Lipsticks for East Indian Women/Medium Tan to Darker Skin Tones

I have met quite a few Indian girls and some darker skin tone girls asking me how to find the best nude lipsticks.  It is a challenge to find that perfect nude lipstick for any skin tone but especially challenging for tan to darker skin tones.

Few pointers to look into before purchasing your nude  lipstick…

  • Under tones to your skin color:  yellow, bronze, reddish,
  • Color of your lips:  deep pink, deep plum, dark brown, or two tone (your inner lips are a lighter than outer lips, usually your outer lips are a lot darker)
  • What kind of nude are you comfortable wearing, where you don’t look washed out.

Tips for perfect nude

Lip-liners are a must, especially 2 to 3 shades darker than the lipstick color,  especially if you have a two tone or darker brown tone to your lips.

Lip-gloss adds more a radiance and plumping effect to your lips and you  don’t look washed out.

How put on the nude lips
  • make sure your lips are exfoliated and moisturized
  • dap a little foundation on your lips before applying the lipstick
  • apply  lipstick
  • after applying your lipstick, outline your lips with the pencil.  When out lining your lips , make sure you are  shading the outer corners  of your lips, kind of like  feathering motion.   Don’t be too heavy with the lip-liner (it is a good idea to use a lip brush for blending the liner with lipstick), the idea is just to outline the lips  without making it look like an Oreo cookie.
  • finish by applying the lip-gloss  to the center of the lips just a little to give it a glossy effect.

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08 FebTime for Valentine Pick

Here are some fun Valentine’s Pick

Stila Valentine Day Cheek Palette Nordstrom

Stila Valentine Day cheek Palette

M.A.C. Viva Glam Nicki 2 Lipglass Nordstrom

 

M.A.C. Viva Glam Nicki 2Lipglass

Hanky Panky ‘Naughty & Nice’ Lace Thongs 2(Pack) Nordstrom

Hanky Panky 'Naughty & Nice' Lace Thongs 2 Pack


04 FebLove the Chanel Spring Collection

Here is my pick from the Chanel Spring Collection 2013

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01 FebGreat new Find in the Cosmetic World of Makeup

Great new finds at Naimie’s…

Perfect all day eyeliner, smudge proof lipliner, Plumping  lip gloss- wow, and beautiful fragrances  for Spring Wedding/Special day Read More»


21 SepBest Find For the Summer…

Here is a list of my favorite finds…. beauty.

STILA- Know Matte Eye Shadow Palette

One of my  favorite finds was this beautiful collection of matte eyeshadows:  Know by Stila ranging from soft light beige,  warm peachy ,browns and darker charcoal and you also receive an amazing waterproof eyeliner.   Most of these shadows can be worn wet or dry.   I love matte eyeshadows, these are  great for any age, and gives you the most flawless and and flattering look, for an all day wear.  Great collection 10 matte shadows and waterproof smudge eyeliner for only $39

"Know" Matte Eyeshadow Palette by Stila

 

 

Stila–Set & Illuminate

I love highlighters to give you skin an extra glow and radiance  for an all year round.  Again thanks to  Stila for creating this beautiful highlighter  ”Set & Illuminate” by Stila .   A baked trio of illuminating and light refracting powders,  goes on like satin- you can apply this alone or over your foundation.  This set  includes three brightening powders for great pigments and gives your skin an amazing glow and radiance.  Set & Illuminate is a sheer, lightweight baked setting powder that brightens and illuminates the skin and can be worn alone or applied over foundation or moisturizer.  Great over you cheekbones, décolleté, or your favorite shimmer  eyeshadow.

"Set and Illuminate" by Stila

Laura Mercier-Tinted Moisturizer Crème Compact SPF 20

Finally the  Tinted Foundation by Laura Mercier   available in a convenient compact!  For all you Laura’s fan who love her Tinted foundation you can carry it in you bags and  travel with it without the mess.    I am sure we all agree this summer the heat has been crazy and at times I don’t enjoy wearing my foundation but love having a compact because I can put it on anywhere and love carrying it with me and don’t have to get my fingers all messy.

Creme Compact SPF20" by Laura Mercier

I love lipsticks by “Lipstick Queen” the beautiful collection of reds,  if you ever had a problem finding the right red well look no further,  I promise you will  find the perfect red by Lipstick Queen, these lipsticks goes on beautifully without being too dry, heavy, sticky, or too shiny.  The application is smooth, creamy and moisturizing.   I just purchased my very first Lipcolor  from “Lipstick Queen”  in her collection of  Chinatown Glossy Pencil in Chase color, its a beautiful sheer almost  watermelon color.  Its my favorite new color and I wear it almost everyday,  receive so many compliments.

"Chinatown Glossy Pencils" by Lipstick Queen

 

 

MARC JACOBS FRAGRANCE Dot’ Eau de Parfum

Finally came across this new fragrance by Marc Jacob  hint of  berries, honeysuckle, jasmine, coconut water, citrus, vanilla, and a little musk.   I totally love this fragrance, not to strong, but last all day.   It wasn’t too sweet,  or too musky, just a right combination of all the right scents,  great for summer going into fall.

 

"Dot' Eau de Parfum" by Marc Jacobs

 

 

 

 

 

 


21 AugBest Nail Color for Spring

With summer  here, we love to show off our nicely manicured and pedicured nails.  With so many  sexy  sandals and wedges, how to choose the right polish for your nails.  For the first time there are such great choice of  colors to pick from.    There are no rules to what colors to wear.   So ladies go treat yourselves to a beautiful manicure, pedicure or both…..and try something out of the ordinary and have fun.

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