Archive for June, 2009


June 30th, 2009

How To: Wear Green Eyeshadow

Maybe the title of this post should read, “Why in the world would I want to wear green eyeshadow?”  The hesitation is understandable–green is trendy, it feels young, and it doesn’t exactly go hand-in-hand with quiet sophistication.  Would Audrey Hepburn wear green?  Methinks not! However!  Take it from ol’ Jolie: a few swipes of green […]

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June 29th, 2009

Twitterverse Beauty Round-up: The Best Eye Creams

Jolie considers herself an expert on various and sundry topics: mineral makeup, Kate Middleton‘s hair, the hottest polo players, and lychee martinis, to name but a few.  But eye cream?  Total beauty neophyte. Every beauty gal has one or two areas that she’s a bit weak in, and eye creams are truly my Achilles heel.  […]

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June 26th, 2009

Madonna’s New Ads for Louis Vuitton

Bring on the airbrushing!  Louis Vuitton has just unveiled new ads featuring Madonna in which she looks like a wax figurine.  Shot by Steven Meisel for Fall 2009, the Material Madge looks gorgeous, but I’d rather see her in all her womanly glory (and yes, that means with crow’s feet!).  Let’s celebrate aging and the […]

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June 26th, 2009

Beauty Tip: Control Shine in a Pinch

Stuck at an event without blotting papers, and looking like the Exxon Valdez took a spill on your face?  Slip off to the bathroom and use a toilet-seat cover to sop up oil without removing makeup.  It’ll work as well as an oil-blotting sheet and is obviously free…it’s just much less glamorous!

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June 25th, 2009

Très Jolie: Kristen Stewart

Photo credit: Carlos Alvarez/Getty If you’re plugged into pop culture, it’s everywhere you turn: Kristen Stewart…Robert Pattinson…Twilight frenzy…New Moon trailers…when will the madness stop?!   My knee-jerk reaction is to throw a quilt over my shoulders, boil a cup of tea and grumble on my front porch about kids these days as mewing cats circle my […]

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