Guerlain La Petite Robe Noire Lip Color’Ink – Love this long lasting natural looking color that lasts without drying out my lips. My perfect shade is L111 Flawless, a neutral beigy nude. With well done up eyes and a few coats of rich glossy black mascara, it’s a good look. And did I mention that it smells light and kind of fruity… For night time or on camera, I go with YSL Rouge Pur Couture. It’s a luxurious silky texture, the shades are pretty fabulous and it glides on beautifully, no lip liner needed.
How am I supposed to pick just one?!?!? For a daytime, I love Charlotte Tilbury’s “Bitch Perfect,” which is literally the only nude that works with my skin tone.
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The wait is finally over. Ulta hit the upper east side and has made my zip code even more beautiful.
For so many years, I have lusted after having my own Ulta to pop into within walking distance. Until now, the only ways to get the Ulta experience for New Yorkers was online or in-store in a suburban mall you happened to be driving past. Every time I went to a new city for a business trip, if there was an Ulta nearby, I might Uber my way over just to see what they had. So, having one on East 86th Street and 3rd Avenue is a welcome addition. After all, what beauty junkie doesn’t love the Ulta signature try, buy and experience model! I haven’t been this excited since Halo Top showed up a
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Newsflash: You don’t need a bag full of products to create myriad makeup looks if you’re willing to get a little creative. Whether you want to rock a glossy lid (without buying anything new) or seriously streamline your application process, the key is thinking outside the box—so we turned to makeup artist and Creative Director at Mehron Makeup, Stephanie Koutikas, for a few pointers—and pulled together a list of our multitasking favorites.
“Clear gloss is everything! It’s so on-trend to apply it on the eyelids over eyeshadow, or can be worn alone for a wet finish. Clear gloss can also be applied to the cheeks to give it a nice dewy skin finish.”
“You can change a look
Sure you rely on your cosmetic brushes to apply your bronzer and smoky eye shadow, but you probably don’t think about them too much after that.
Good thing for you that Anisa Telwar Kaicker thinks about brushes… a lot. As president and founder of Anisa International, your brushes and beauty tools are her passion. The corporate name may not sound familiar to you, but her goods are sold under labels that likely do ring a bell –Estée Lauder, Sephora and MAC, to name a few.
Beauty In The Bag got the lowdown from Anisa on how to care for our cosmetic brushes and why it’s important that we do.
Here’s what we learned:
1. Why did you become interested in cosmetic brus