beauty best bets Archive

  • Nail art has leapt off the catwalks and hit the sidewalks. Regardless of age, income or profession, some women have embraced nail art as a form of self-expression, with designs...

    Manicure Mania

    Nail art has leapt off the catwalks and hit the sidewalks. Regardless of age, income or profession, some women have embraced nail art as a form of self-expression, with designs...

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  • These bold hues are reminiscent of Andy Warhol. Like a real-life ‘Marilyn Diptych’ – Andy Warhol’s 1962 tribute to Marilyn Monroe – this season’s makeup is all about the bright...

    Pop Art

    These bold hues are reminiscent of Andy Warhol. Like a real-life ‘Marilyn Diptych’ – Andy Warhol’s 1962 tribute to Marilyn Monroe – this season’s makeup is all about the bright...

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  • Eyes. Songs have been sung about them, poems have been written – and for good reason. The first time you meet someone, you make eye contact. And for most women,...

    An Eye for Detail

    Eyes. Songs have been sung about them, poems have been written – and for good reason. The first time you meet someone, you make eye contact. And for most women,...

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  • Reminiscent of glittery party dresses, fashion designers have embraced shimmer in a big way: androgynous at Maria Grachvogel, futuristic at Chanel and ‘50s-with-a-twist at Christian Dior. “Shimmer and shine evoke...

    Shimmer, Spice & Everything Nice

    Reminiscent of glittery party dresses, fashion designers have embraced shimmer in a big way: androgynous at Maria Grachvogel, futuristic at Chanel and ‘50s-with-a-twist at Christian Dior. “Shimmer and shine evoke...

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  • Inspired by film noir leading ladies like Ava Gardner and Sophia Loren, winter hues evoke the drama of the 1940s femme fatale. Like the film stars of an era passed,...

    Screen Siren

    Inspired by film noir leading ladies like Ava Gardner and Sophia Loren, winter hues evoke the drama of the 1940s femme fatale. Like the film stars of an era passed,...

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  • From the it-girls attending hot parties like last month’s Green Tie Ball to the models strutting the catwalks at New York Fashion Week, it’s easy to spot trendy makeup. And...

    Lip Luscious

    From the it-girls attending hot parties like last month’s Green Tie Ball to the models strutting the catwalks at New York Fashion Week, it’s easy to spot trendy makeup. And...

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  • The latest fashion-crowd forays into beauty successfully blend storied cosmetic brand identities with individual designer tastes. Pierre Hardy for NARS The shoe designer’s latest project is a limited-edition cosmetics collection...

    Collaborative Cosmetics

    The latest fashion-crowd forays into beauty successfully blend storied cosmetic brand identities with individual designer tastes. Pierre Hardy for NARS The shoe designer’s latest project is a limited-edition cosmetics collection...

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  • Summer’s heat and humidity are sure to melt makeup, but new formulations are lightweight with staying power. For example, Hourglass Cosmetics offers a vegan waterproof bronzer that’s “just as easy...

    Heat Wave

    Summer’s heat and humidity are sure to melt makeup, but new formulations are lightweight with staying power. For example, Hourglass Cosmetics offers a vegan waterproof bronzer that’s “just as easy...

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  • What’s hot, steamy and a summer staple? Other than your collection of guilty pleasure beach reads, it’s MAC’s newest collection, Temperature Rising. Available at Macy’s starting May 23, the line...

    Temperature Rising

    What’s hot, steamy and a summer staple? Other than your collection of guilty pleasure beach reads, it’s MAC’s newest collection, Temperature Rising. Available at Macy’s starting May 23, the line...

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  • Expert hair designer Luis Alvarez shares his picks for 2013′s mane trends. With America’s Beauty Show coming to Chicago March 9-11, TCW talked with Luis Alvarez, co-founder/vice president, Aquage and Biomega, about – what else?...

    Trends in Tresses

    Expert hair designer Luis Alvarez shares his picks for 2013′s mane trends. With America’s Beauty Show coming to Chicago March 9-11, TCW talked with Luis Alvarez, co-founder/vice president, Aquage and Biomega, about – what else?...

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