We got to the Fred Segal parking lot just as Dita Von Teese was stepping off the red carpet upon her arrival to the party celebrating the launch of her limited edition set, “My Private Cointreau Coffret.” Petite, smiley and extremely elegant, she mingled her way into the store and snapped some pics while star-struck boudoir afficionados sipped on the Teese Cocktail, an exquisite mix of Cointreau, apple juice, crème de violette and fresh lemon juice adorned with delicate black feathers.
Photos courtesy of Cointreau.com
The beautiful party box retails for $299, but it looks like a million bucks, especially when showcased with burlesque-inspired, Dita-branded jewels, scarves and other
Putting on mascara is possibly the least glamorous part of my beauty routine. I love to use cream and powder on my skin and play with different colors to create a sultry look whenever I go out to party, but when it comes to highlighting my eyes, I never seem to get the final touch right. Short lashes are my doom and that’s why, until I have the budget for extensions, I will consistently be on the hunt for the perfect mascara. Here are some of my favorites!
Serge Lutens Oeil Pour Oeil Mascara
Have a wedding to go to and expecting to get a little emotional? This is heavy duty waterproof stuff: the kind you won’t be able to get rid off for days without a good makeup remover. But at th
Good to Eat and Good for Your Skin, Strawberries Add Yummy Benefits to Beauty Treatments.
Strawberries and whipped cream anyone? A symbol of lust and sensuality, this yummy smelling fruit is one of the world’s healthiest foods due to its concentration in vitamin C, minerals, folic acid, omega 3 acids and powerful antioxidants. It’s also a widely used ingredient in artisanal and mainstream cosmetics. Life is sweet… indulge in these six favorite strawberry-inspired products!
Montréal Native Reveals Our Northern Neighbor’s Beauty Secrets
Montreal is renowned for its beautiful women – promise I’m not only stating this because it is my hometown. Since moving to the U.S. five years ago, I luckily get to go home a few times a year, and every time I make sure to stock up on my favorite local products – some of which I can’t find anywhere else in the world. A micro market with a strong European heritage, Montreal-based ladies will drop serious coin for premium skincare – much more so than in the rest of Canada. That’s how I was brought up….so I was truly psyched when I was assigned to write about best-kept French-Canadian beauty secrets! Here they are!
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- MEET PAUL J. CARNIOL, MD – NEW JERSEY FACIAL PLASTIC SURGEON AND PRESIDENT OF THE AAFPRS
- MEET JAMES BECKMAN, MD – PLASTIC SURGEON AND FOUNDER OF THERADERM CLINICAL SKIN CARE
- MEET RAMAN KAPOOR – REGISTERED DIETICIAN AND CO-FOUNDER OF NEA MEDICAL AESTHETIC CLINIC
- MEET A.J. HANLEY, CO-OWNER OF THE HUMANE COMPANY