Great Heights

Great Heights


I love shoes. In particular, I love shoes that give me some extra height (I’m short, in case you haven’t noticed). And while I adore my YSL Tributes, my current obsession are platform sneakers and sandals—in other words, really comfy shoes that still add an extra inch, or… READ MORE

Healthy Desserts

Healthy Desserts


I’ve worked really hard to cut sugary, processed food out of my diet—but I still love a delicious, healthful dessert. The summer is my favorite time for making healthy desserts because there’s so much amazing fresh fruit available—things like watermelon, ripe strawberries and… 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

Back to the Garden

Back to the Garden


I love summer, for a lot of reasons, but one big one is that I get to start eating from my garden again. It feels so good to get my hands dirty planting, weeding and picking delicious, clean food that goes straight to my dinner table. The more I learn… READ MORE

Hairvolution

Hairvolution


 
My hair obsession started with Cher in the 1970s—long, thick and super shiny. I could never figure out how she got it like that—in retrospect, clearly a case of nature over nurture. Still, I slept with my hair rolled around orange juice… READ MORE

How to Stay Organized

How to Stay Organized


People who know me know I’m crazy for organization. Maybe because (like most of us) I’m so busy and the creative mind gets quite cluttered. I have a need for simplicity. I’m always looking for new ideas and longingly stare at the Container Store… READ MORE

Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade


The next in a recurring series about how to use the tools in your makeup kit like a pro. A few simple tips can make all the difference in getting the most out of your products—and of course, looking your best.  Next up, Tweezers.


How to Use Your… READ MORE

Find Your Bronze

Find Your Bronze


It’s July, which means even if you were lucky enough to get to the beach for a long weekend, you’re probably still rocking some wintertime skin. Or—if you’re really being diligent—you’re staying out of the sun or covering up with SPF. But even if you’re embracing… READ MORE

Concept to Counter

Concept to Counter


One of the many things that I love about my job is dreaming up new products and seeing them come to life thanks to my amazing Product Development team (these girls live and breathe makeup). Last year, I challenged them to create a lipstick that looked matte but… READ MORE

DIY Exfoliator

DIY Exfoliator


I wish I had time for a super-great facial. I always choose massage and exercise as my go-to indulgences. So, I came up with my own DIY version that can be really easily customized to fit your skin care needs and time constraints. I call it the “Cleansing… READ MORE

Happy 4th!

Happy 4th!


Got the red in your red, white and blue? We can help.
Have a great weekend and enjoy the… READ MORE

Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade


I’ve always believed in giving a woman the confidence and skills she needs to become her own makeup artist, and one of the key—and often-overlooked—elements of doing your makeup well is knowing how to use the tools that you apply product with. Most… READ MORE