TAYLOR SWIFT GOES GATSBY!
In celebrating its fortieth anniversary, People Weekly had Taylor Swift recreate Mia Farrow’s Great Gatsby look from its inaugural cover in 1974! While the look may be retro, we are loving Swift’s sophisticated styling!
THE COLOR ME MAKEUP APPLICATOR
Recently we were sent the Color Me makeup applicator, a battery-operated device designed to improve and accelerate makeup application. It features a “wonder sponge” that is purported to apply foundation evenly in “fewer than two minutes” by tapping product (at 15,000 pulses per minute) onto the skin. According to co-founder, Eric Jimenez, former Global Makeup Artist for Urban Decay and Benefit Cosmetics, Color Me was created in response to the question, “how can you get a prefect complexion without the mess of an airbrush or dozens of tools?”
During our first few attempts, we noticed that we were doubling the amount of foundation we typically dispensed and decided that the Color Me was pretty clueless. However, someone suggested that we “season” the applicator sponge before making a final judgement. After several additional attempts, we achieved the elegant, flawless, quick-finish that the Color Me had promised –without running through our foundation bottle. This clever device is definitely worth the extra initial effort. Color Me retails for $54 and is available at ULTA Beauty.
HERE COMES THE BRIDE!
We loved seeing wedding pictures of George Clooney and his exquisite bride, Amal Alamudden. The newlyweds share their intimate photos in issues of both Hello Magazine and People. The couple, through their continued social and philanthropic efforts (she is an acclaimed human rights attorney), certainly proves the expression, smart is beautiful!