Archive for December, 2009

Benefits of Holiday Shopping Online

The holidays are here and it’s time once again to go shopping for gifts and presents to give to friends and loved ones. Some may consider doing the usual method of going to shopping malls and department stores to do their annual holiday shopping. But some have moved to doing most of their shopping online not only for the convenience but also for certain benefits. Here are some of them.Better Bargain OpportunitiesOnline shopping offers quite a number of attractive bargains that may not usually be…

Marni Medium Suede Shoulder Bag

Marni Medium Suede Shoulder Bag

Marni’s medium sized shoulder bag is made of mustard-colored suede with silver-tone hardware and two brown leather top handles. It also has a detachable brown leather strap with a buckle to adjust its length. The bag has a light brown piping, pleating at the base, and a zip fastening at the top. Inside it zipped and pouch pockets and is fully lined with light brown shell plastic. Wear it to liven up a simple monochromatic ensemble. The shoulder bag’s dimensions are: Width 16″ / 41cm x Height…

Mulberry Beatrice Bag

Mulberry Beatrice Bag

The Mulberry bag is an oversized hobo made of waxed nubuck leather with gold-tone hardware. It has a patent leather buckle-fastening embellishment with a designer-stamped plaque in front, and reinforced corners at the base. It also has a singled handle with buckle fastenings and a magnetic snap closure fastening at the top. Inside, it has internal pouch and zipped pockets, and black, designer stamped lining. Wear it with a pair of stylishly distressed skinny jeans, high-cut boots, and boyfrien…

Sexy Eyeshadow Secrets

Sexy Eyeshadow Secrets

Eyes are the windows to your soul, so they say. Open up your peepers by highlighting them with metallic eye shadow, for a sexy glimmer that should reveal the sexy siren in you. Here’s how to get the look: Curl your lashes. Eye lash curlers will keep your from overdoing it with mascara. Remember; use curlers only on clean lashes. Always start at the roots. Blend in concealer under your from the inner to the outer corners following the lash line. Use a brush to apply the first coat…

Beauty Trend: 80s Scenester Look

Beauty Trend: 80s Scenester Look

For Chris Benz’s fall 2009 show, 80s hair and makeup were brought back to light. According to makeup artist Daniel Martin, “We wanted the models’ faces to look as though they’d been blown-out by a Polaroid camera so we used foundation that was two shades lighter than their natural skin tone.” Benz’s inspiration for his collection was a 1980s uptown woman who “escapes into the darkness of a downtown club.” Lead hairstylis, John Ruidant fashioned the models’ tresses into wavy faux bobs.  Says …

Holiday Beauty: Starworthy Makeup Looks

Holiday Beauty: Starworthy Makeup Looks

The holidays are fast approaching. And we all know that with the festive season comes a series of parties and events. That said your makeup should be just as festive and glamorous, and this is where we turn to the stars for inspiration. Celebrity makeup artists share their secrets to achieving that Holiday glow. Silver-Gold Eyes Tina Turnbrow, Mary-Louise Parker’s makeup maven, recommends trying a touch of silver and gold on eyelids, as seen on Charlize Theron and Leighton Meester. Her…