Pop of Color

Pop of Color


There’s no easier or quicker way to freshen up your look than with a quick pop of color on lips or cheeks. I think the same principle applies to life—I love to add an unexpected pop of color to my wardrobe, desk or even a meal. We rounded up some fun ways to add a pop of pink—take a look.
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Emmy Night with the Ladies of SNL

Emmy Night with the Ladies of SNL


When I need to laugh (which is often) and my guys aren’t around, SNL is my go-to show. It’s been so funny recently, and I love that the cast is full of so many talented, hilarious women. This week, my amazing Makeup Artist Cassandra Garcia had the task of making up the ladies of SNL for the Emmy’s. Not a bad gig, right? I asked… READ MORE

Keep Calm and Wear Lipstick

Keep Calm and Wear Lipstick


As a young makeup artist in New York City, I was always on the lookout for lipstick that looked like lips—I wanted something that was pretty and natural, that would make women feel comfortable in their own skin. After years of frustrated searching, I… READ MORE

Yahoo Beauty

Yahoo Beauty


I couldn’t be more excited for Yahoo Beauty to launch today. It’s already been a crazy, fun whirlwind and I can’t wait to see what’s next.
When you visit Yahoo Beauty—which I really hope you will—for the first time, I think you’ll find that it’s expanding on a lot of the… READ MORE

Memories for Mother’s Day

Memories for Mother’s Day


Over the years, I’ve realized that almost every woman I meet has a story about learning to use makeup through or with her mother. Though my mom didn’t teach me everything I know about makeup, I used to love playing in her makeup drawer and watching her experiment with… READ MORE

Let’s Talk

Let’s Talk


I’m excited to introduce a new series—Let’s Talk—where we sit down with Pretty Powerful women (and men!) to talk shop, fashion and beauty. First up, Pretty Powerful model Morgan Booker talks to us about her first modeling experience, her style and what makes her feel super confident.
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Breaking News

Breaking News

 
I’ve always said that if I wasn’t a makeup artist, I would love to be a teacher or an editor. Now, in an exciting and unexpected new role, I’ll get to do both.
I couldn’t be more psyched to announce that I’ll be joining Yahoo News as the… READ MORE

True Colors

True Colors


When it comes to beauty, I believe that everything starts with nude. As a young makeup artist, I helped pioneer the “natural beauty” look that is still the basis of my philosophy—it’s not about no makeup, but about wearing the right makeup for your skin tone. And the… READ MORE

Confident Beauty

Confident Beauty


Meet Kate Upton.
OK, you probably feel like you already know Kate. After taking the fashion world by storm in 2011 and gracing the covers of Vogue, GQ, and Sports Illustrated—to name just a few—Kate’s joined the ranks of iconic American beauties and… READ MORE

Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning


 
I love to clean, organize, repurpose, and give away, it makes so much sense. We recently started our spring cleaning at the office—we collect leftover supplies every year to give to Broome Street Academy—and look what we found! We created this… READ MORE

Brown-eyed Girls

Brown-eyed Girls


Growing up, it seemed like every beautiful girl I could think of at the time was tall, blond and blue-eyed—in other words, my opposite.  But then, I saw the movie Love Story, which starred the gorgeous—and unmistakably brown-eyed—Ali MacGraw…. READ MORE

Style Note: The Colors of Spring

Style Note: The Colors of Spring


There are certain colors synonymous with each passing season—when you think of spring what comes to mind?  For me, spring always means light but vibrant pastels—and purple… always purple. Growing up, I knew it was spring when the air carried with it the faint scent of lilacs and… READ MORE