September was still rather warm here but it was milder, less humid. And then October arrived and the temps dropped. It’s like Mother Nature just knows when there’s a season change or something. I think she may have some experience with these sort of things 🙂
In September, I ended up splurging on more than I should have. I made a large ColourPop order. I love their lip products. I ended up taking advantage of Barneys “Love Yourself” event when you get… Continue reading | 4 Comments
Bésame is a line of cosmetics inspired by authentic vintage beauty products and makeup. I’ve been using their lipsticks for years. Now that it is winter, I’m currently in a cream blush/gel stain makeup mood. I want a dewy complexion so I’ve switched to cream-based products.
Besame 1938 Crimson Cream Rouge is exactly what the name implies. It’s a vintage inspired red cream rouge for lips and cheeks.
The packaging: Besame is a great brand because they’re dedicated to every detail. This is a painted tin… Continue reading | 11 Comments
It’s my belief that any good cosmetics brand should offer a a good lip balm, especially if the line sells lipstick. Besame is known for their vintage inspired makeup, especially their historically accurate lipstick shades in pretty gold bullets. I feel if you are going to offer bold lipstick, then offer something that makes lips soft and smooth too. And the line does – Sweetheart Balm.
These balms are housed in glass jars with a cute lid. As you already know, Besame knows how to do… Continue reading | 2 Comments
I love this makeup look of actress, singer, dancer and Broadway legend, Ruby Keeler. It’s from the 1930’s but it is still a great look for now. Here’s what I did to get this look:
FACE: I evened out my complexion with Shiseido Stick Foundation in O20 and blended with my fingers. Under the eyes, I applied MAC Studio Finish Concealer in NC30 under the eyes with a concealer brush. With a sponge, I applied Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder in Transparent. With a… Continue reading | 6 Comments
When I think classic 1950’s, I think of a look like Nadja’s. Simple eye makeup, red lips and flawless skin. It works for everyone. Here’s what I did to get German actress, Nadja Tiller’s inspired makeup look:
FACE: It’s all about a flawless complexion. And most of us don’t have that, so we must fake it. Under the eyes with my fingers, I applied Covergirl Simply Ageless Concealer in Corrector. With a sponge, I applied