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Category Archives: asian beauty
Jay Manuel is the only celebrity makeup artist I know who can rock a perfectly manicured ice gray coif while being literally (well not really) on fire. Famously known for his role in 18 seasons of America’s Next Top Model, Jay released an entire lineup of luxury cosmetics which includes The Style & Beauty Doctor approved Filter Finish Powder to Cream Foundation.
I LOVE a stick foundation. They may seem intimidating, but they’re so easy to use. You can use them only where you need them for a quick, natural look. You can layer for additional coverage if you need a little something extra. And not to mention they’re also really portable. Revlon recently came out with their version of the stick with the PhotoReady Insta-Fix Makeup. I was on the scene at a Revlon press event last month where I got to take home some of the new products.
The changing of the seasons are always welcomed (maybe except for when it changes over to winter…lol) because it means new makeup! I mean, new makeup comes out in between seasons, too but—grr—you know what I mean! lol
Anyway, so Clinique, who can count probably millions of makeup lovers who l-o-v-e their Chubby Sticks, recently came out with a cheek version–aptly called Chubby Stick Cheek (sent for review consideration).
I’m back! Okay maybe just briefly—the plan is to come back full swing with posts on Monday. My break wasn’t really a break as I had a ton of obligations to do during my time away: filming beauty videos for Target, writing stories for StyleBlazer.com, and making press appointments. Hopefully soon I’ll be able to take a real deal break..lol.
So say you’re fairly new to makeup and would like to buy foundation, but need guidance because 1. you live very far away from many makeup counters and would have to buy it online or 2. don’t really feel like the people at your nearest counter have your best beauty interests in mind, what do you do? It’s time to learn some foundation basics!
So I somewhat suck because I got these in a few weeks ago (via Milani‘s PR) and took pictures as soon as I got them and then intended on reviewing them and posting while I was in the Caribbean, but that totally did NOT happen…lol. I also lost one somewhere between NYC, Trinidad, and Barbados so there’s that. SMH. But I’m really loving this year’s Rose Powder Blush collection from Milani because this year the brand went all BOLD with the colors giving us four gorgeous shades that work on all skin tones. I’m serious! They work on all skin tones especially since you can vary your application—go with one soft layer for lighter skin tones and then get all layered up and bold the darker your skin.