Beauty Products Review: Cheap chic cosmetics N.Y.C. New York Color is taking their line international and to celebrate its revamped launch they held a handful of intimate makeover sessions in a chic loft space in Manhattan, each session tailored to the skin tones and features of each woman present. The fact that only four sessions were had, each with roughly 10-12 woman, made it feel very exclusive. Bare faced upon arrival and after the makeup artist touched me up at […]
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Everyday Beauty: Even Glamazons Can Look Pretty Regular. Sobering note for all those who think models, actresses, celebrities, and other glamazons are 24/7 glamtastic.Here, we have the always beautiful Uma Thurman at Cannes wearing a slinky Roland Mouret purple number on the red carpet one night, and a silvery embellished Cahnel sheath the other. Two different looks, both flawless in her hair and makeup.Uma has turned IT on!Then, we have the daytime Uma. Her vibrant red dress is a stunner […]
Just like a good recipe, it’s all about the ingredients… Of course they are talented & know how to make you look gorge, but it’s also about what products the professional makeup artist uses to create that master touch. Brad Boles and I have told you about how many beauty products that we actually toss, before we find the few great things to share with you. I did a pit stop over at The Makeup Show that wrapped in New […]
The challenge to conceal dark circles started our product search & ended with a fantastic little box of tricks known to fashion and movie make-up artists for over a hundred years! I have been in the fashion, music video and film world as a make-up artist for over 25 years. Sharon Haver put me to the challenge to find the best dark circle concealer that does not look caked or dry for under and over eyes, and a great way […]
You too can look like a Princess Bride with these easy-to-follow hair tips Now that you know about Kate Middleton’s wedding dress it’s time to try your hand at looking like a Royal! You may not have a Duke to drive you away from Buckingham Palace in a Aston Martin DB6 with both balloons and your hair blowing in the breeze yet can get the look. There’s nothing easier or more affordable than to mimic the the Royal Do. Celebrated […]
I’ll Have What She’s Having: Face flattering eyeglass shapes & hairstyle tips from Frederic Fekkai It constantly amazes me how some women never bother to update their eyeglasses. It’s one one of the easiest style fixes you can do to take years off your apearance to look modern and up-to-date. Anne Hathaway, wearing Gucci, on the blue carpet for the premier of “Rio” Case in point: Anne Hathaway sporting super chic eyeglasses on the red carpet, or in this case, […]
WATCH Makeup Tips for Everyday Beauty Video- Impromptu Madness with Sharon Haver and Brad Boles, Episode 30: Although, you could drown in a pool of eye makeup remover before you can get him to do your face these days, Brad started out as a sought after makeup artist. Sharon picked up a thing or two in dressing rooms while she was a stylist, and years of being a fashion and beauty editor, but owes her “basic face” to makeup tips that […]
When too many actresses chose to over do their hair, here's one look that keeps it simple and chic. YES, please do try this classic French chignon at home…There absolutely can be too much of a good thing!Sorry to report, but there were far too many actresses who opted for big fashion and big hair at Sunday's Golden Globes… a fashion victim combination that did nothing for the star herself but became a walking ad for the heavy-handed stylists who […]
What, no signature red lipstick?! Norma Kamali is doing very well Norma Kamali ditches the red lipstick and forges ahead with her love of beauty, both inside & outside Sometimes the outfit makes the memory. When I think about certain times of my life Norma Kamali is part of it. Not as a first person personal encounter, but in a very unforgettable fashion way. My closet once overstuffed with shoulder pads, paper jackets, catsuits, glamour girl swimsuits, the best darn […]
It's that time of the year again in Paris when fashion hits the runways and fashion is more in the forefront than usual.Runway beauty can be very different than woman on the street beauty, particularly during Paris Fashion Week – Spring 2011. However, in all of it attention-getting extremes, there are nuances for you think about for your own look.>> MORE: Fashion Shows and Runway Reviews
Odd but True: Nailympics 2010, the global ‘Olympic Games of fake nails… in Britain, of course!Gotta love these talons… The British love bizarre contests but they’ve all scrathed the surface until this one that digs deep!I’ve seem some crazy, freaky long nails in my time, mostly on my old bank teller. Come to think of it, on many bank tellers. They’re the kind of nails that curl to no end and create all sorts of strange hygienic visions that I’d […]
Celebrity Chit Chat Video…On this show: Sharon and Brad talk housewife to housewife: Enough is enough with too much plastic surgery and why not to use those freaky face tapes. The best of Cher and beauty to accept yourself.Sharon Haver is the founder and editor in chief of FocusOnStyle.com. Brad Boles is the editor at large and also a reappearing cast member and Jill Zarin's gay husband on The Real Housewives of New York CityWatch the episode….