If you were privy to the Spring 2015 runway shows then you know how strongly statement brows are trending. Unfortunately, thick brows aren’t so easy to come by, especially in those whose hormones have already started to decline causing hair to thin in general, including the brows. Full, strong brows actually frame and help define your eyes, giving your face a younger, fresher appearance but this doesn’t mean you can let them grow and go and forget them. They still need to be well-shaped to open up your face and make your eyes look bigger.
If your brows are over plucked, sparse or thinning, you can certainly fake it with brow pencils, powders, pomades and the like. To fatten them up, ch
Is that tribal tat you got in college not working for you anymore? Are you rethinking the rose/heart/angel/butterfly on your wrist/ankle/back/shoulder? Are the disapproving looks you get at the office when your tat is exposed cringe-worthy?
Tattoos seem to elicit a visceral reaction in all of us. Some find these adornments sexy and edgy, while others consider them a symbol of a ‘bad boy’ who has a rebellious streak or a lingering reminder of a past life. Terms like “tramp stamp” and “slag tag” also come to mind. The celebrity influence cannot be overstated either. Every starlet and stud on the red carpet – from Angelina to Hayden, Eva to Megan, Brad to Beckham – seem to be sporting some b
The 87th Academy Awards produced a bejeweled lineup of actors and actresses on the crimson carpet. As one of the key catalysts for beauty trends (the other is Fashion Week, which preceded it), the Oscars are notable for their recipe of starlets and risk taking, classic looks and often edgy beauty choices. Careers have been made and broken by one look.
Here are some of the trends we looked at and loved:
Short Hair is the New Black:
I have more than my fair share of makeup brushes. It’s hard not to when you’ve been writing about beauty products for years. Unfortunately for me, the thing they do best is sit there and look pretty in the vintage crystal glass in my bathroom because while I like the idea of them I’m a bit uneasy about actually using them.
Since I’ve been wearing makeup, I’ve been happy enough with the results I get from using my fingers, but different application techniques give different results and it would be nice to step my makeup game every now and then. That’s why I turned to Jo Levy, Director of Artistry for Rouge Bunny Rouge for a crash course in perfecting my technique.