Pretty Purple -

From muted, smoky shades to bold, solid hues, purple provides a playful update for eye makeup. Complementing natural colors, this fresh color works well either as a bold eyeliner streak or softly covering the eyelid.
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Runway Trend Alert – Low Maintenance -

Laid-back hair is created by messy center or side parts swept over the forehead to create texture, while hair is gently finger-brushed to create soft waves.
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Runway Trend Alert — Blue Note -

Muted blue eyeshadows with a subtle tinge of aqua add a unique pop of color on mostly bare faces. Highly pigmented hues fully cover the lid or carefully line the lower waterline, while sheer versions fade around the edges.
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Beauty Trend Alert – Fresh Flush -

A subtle pink tint on makeup-free faces gives the appearance of a rosy glow from cold winter air. Soft, warm pinks are swept over the apple of the cheek for a naturally flushed effect.
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Look of the Day — Altuzarra -

All focus was on the eyes at Altuzarra with an energetic slash of pink lipstick drawn into the eye crease, paired with a dusting of gold-green 3-D glitter with more density along the upper lash line. This fresh look, created by makeup artist Tom Pecheux, was inspired by the legendary Isabella Blow and exudes the joy of fashion and beauty.
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Lacquered Shine -

The extreme wet look for hair gains momentum for F/W 14 with a drenched, high-shine finish. Neat center or side parts on smooth, straight textures or subtle waves elevate the style for a polished effect.
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Workout Beauty Editor Picks for Your 2014 Detox

It’s a New Year, and if you haven’t started already, social media propaganda from your friends should be guilting you into healthier living by now. Time to ditch those old 2013 habits. Maybe you’ve promised yourself to incorporate more leafy things in your diet, walk instead of drive and take more time for yourself. Or perhaps you’ve decided to sweat-it-out just a ...
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Top Nail Looks from the 2014 Golden Globe Red Carpet

Bespoke designer dresses may get fashion tongues wagging come award season but it's the hair, makeup and especially, nails that we look forward to the most. (At least for this Beauty Editor!) Hollywood's leading ladies did not disappoint at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards, sporting sweet and simple manicures to compliment their fabulous frocks: nail looks inspired by the subtle metallic ...
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Golden Globe Awards 2014 Beauty: Pins and Tucks

The S/S 14 catwalks were saturated with vintage-looking beauty and Hollywood’s brightest stars also opted for graceful, glamorous hairstyles to compliment their ensembles. Hair was purposefully pinned and tucked to create faux bobs and updos at the nape of the neck. Paula Patton, Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery, and Golden Globe Best Actress-winner, Cate Blanchett all sported sleek and feminine hair. The message was a ...
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Runway Alert Beauty: Wet Set Hair | London Men’s Fashion Week F/W 14

Slicked hair in various side parts made for preppy, ‘50s-inspired grooming during men’s F/W 14 fashion week in London. Gels and hydrating sprays were used to create a look that is modern yet altogether classic.  — Glynnis Mapp, Stylesight Beauty Editor
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Winter Skin Beauty Arsenal: Top Body Moisturizers

When the cold winds of winter blow, you need a roster of bodycare ammunition to help you beat back dry skin and hair. The industry’s top beauty brands are creating antioxidant-rich formulas to help fight against nature’s harshest and coldest climates – to help seal in moisture, stop that pesky cold-weather itch and turn back the hands of time. Intriguing ingredients such as murumuru, ...
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Trend Alert: Edible Beauty

An age-old idea is seeing new popularity: beauty begins from within. Brands such as Ocoo, Neal’s Yard Remedies and Dr. Perricone are building followings with products that help improve skin, hair, nails and overall dietary health. Supplements, powders and drinks that help promote beauty are also seeing increased popularity. The race to be a better, faster, stronger self starts with every new year and now a healthier, ...
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Good Reads: The Best in Beauty Books for 2013 and Beyond

Is the beauty-lover on your gift list a bookworm too? Here’s a handful of old and new coffee-table-sized releases that are must-reads for anyone looking to work in the beauty business, or any obsessive looking to brush up on their notable industry names. Chock-full of high-impact images, inspiring success stories and how-tos, these good books are gifts sure to have ...
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Pantene Garners More Than 8-Million YouTube Views with Controversial Shine Strong Campaign

Pantene is causing a stir in the Philippines and around the world with an online video that attempts to tackle gender labels. In November, a 60-second video was released by Pantene Philippines depicting the hidden double standards that women in the region face in Filipino society and in the workplace. In a little more than a month, the video generated ...
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Cynthia Rowley Launches Exclusive Limited Edition Makeup Collection Items with Birchbox

Stuck on what to get a makeup-loving friend this Holiday? Cynthia Rowley to the rescue. The New York-based fashion designer dreams up our favorite dresses, shoes and accessories, home decor, chic-looking specs– now she’s making makeup. Rowley’s created an exclusive Birchbox collection of makeup essentials for the beauty lover this Holiday. The three-piece, full-size collection includes two limited edition items: the Gilded Canvas ...
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