Lots of things claim to be full proof but rarely are. Enter per-fékt beauty products, touted as multi-functional alternatives to traditional makeup. You don’t have to be a makeup artist pro to use these little gems. Just apply with your fingers to get an instant airbrushed look.
Launched in 2005 by cosmetic company executive Richard Anderson, per-fékt’s first product to launch was per-fékt skin perfection gel ($57.50). “Women kept telling me how they don’t have time for all the steps needed to apply makeup,” says Richard. They also told him how much they “hate foundation.”
The result is a gel-mousse formula, infused with sheer color pigments and antioxidants that gli
If you read yesterday’s post – a review of Bonding Over Beauty by Erika Katz – here’s a nifty product to share with your daughter. Tuff Scent scented nail polish was a celebrity fave back in the mid-90s when it was carried by trend setting venues like Fred Segal, Saks Fifth Avenue and Planet Blue. It’s relaunching now with 20 shades and scents divided among six different collections: Fire, Sunrise, Mineral, Water, Earth and Garden.
Scents run the gamut from flowers (rose) to fruit (cranberry) to spices (cinnamon). The scent releases as the polish dries and lasts up
Meet the Skincare Guru to the Stars
World–renowned skincare specialist, spa owner, author and brand developer, Ole Henriksen’s success in the world of beauty has been powered by passion and expertise. A personal encounter with cystic acne led him on a path from dancer in Indonesia to facialist to the stars in Beverly Hills. After completing studies in cosmetic chemistry in London, Ole moved to California, ultimately opening the Ole Henriksen Face/Body facility in Sunset Plaza. His expertise in natural skincare, beauty, nutrition, health and fitness garnered him a celebrity and media following. In addition, he introduced the Ole Henriksen brand of botanical skincare, which today is
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