Holiday 2013 Wish List: Beauty Must Haves

Who’s on your Holiday 2013 list? Whether you’re buying for your closest girlfriend, your mother, sister or your cubicle bestie, the perfect gift has to encapsulate her needs, desires and especially, her beauty personality. It's just weeks before December 25. Cue panic attack. Instead of fretting, here are a handful of seasonal ‘it’ items to peruse – a high-low shortlist of presents ...
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Runway Beauty Flashback S/S 14: Pantone’s 2014 Radiant Orchid

Pantone's 2014 color prediction is Radiant Orchid (18-3224 TCX): A feminine and fresh hue that's perfect for the beauty market. The  gorgeous, soft pastel purple appeared at Prada, Peter Pilotto and Prabal Gurung. All of the designers featured lavender-pink beauty in their S/S 14 shows. It's like fashion's top designer p's were trying to tell us something. Pantone says the color is the perfect multifaceted ...
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Shop Watch: Aesop and The Paris Review Open Chelsea Store

What do you get when you put an esteemed literary magazine together with a refined hair, body and skincare brand? The genius that is the new Aesop store in New York’s Chelsea neighbourhood. The beauty-literature collaboration came about when The Paris Review editor Lorin Stein and Aesop founder Dennis Paphitis (a long-time fan of the publication) met after years of mutual ...
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Winter-Skin Saving Tips From the Skincare Experts

It happens every season: winter’s chill turns our once soft skin into the parched, lizard-like skin of a stranger, making us wonder where our old supple selves have disappeared. The glow of summer may be gone but not our thirst for the latest and greatest products to keep us looking eternally gorgeous. We look to these inspirational beauty experts to ...
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NARS Opens Free-Standing Boutique in Soho, New York

NARSissists no longer need to only rush to the nearest department-store counter (and Sephora) for the latest from François Nars, the brand opened a new brick-and-mortar store yesterday in New York’s trendy Soho neighborhood. The 450-square-foot space boasts a sleek interior conceived by Nars and designed by New York firm Baron and Baron (the creative helper to other haute beauty brands ...
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Ecru New York’s Acacia Line Boasts Skincare-Perfect Ingredients for the Hair Category

Each season, a new super fruit or plant starts trending, promising to help beautifiers turn back the clock: to soften lines and wrinkles, make the face more youthful, take ravaged skin and give it a Death Becomes Her kind of rejuvenation. Brands are bringing skincare ingredients into the hair category — the “skinification” of haircare. The newest natural miracle skincare-popular essence that ...
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CoverGirl Creates The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Beauty Looks

If you’re like the editors at Stylesight, you bought your ticket to the premiere screening of TheHunger Games: Catching Fire as soon as the box office opened and have been practicing your Katniss Everdeen braid (with mixed success) for weeks. So when CoverGirl launched beauty looks inspired by the film (hitting theaters today) it was like they read our minds. We didn’t think ...
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Britney Spears Celebrates 10 Years of Fragrance With Signed Bottles to Fans

  Just when you think your tween, Britney-loving phase is just about over, she does it again: collaborating with our favorite music-mixers, releasing a new album and making our favorite scent of the '00s even more sentimental and special than it was in our middle-school memories. Britney Spears, we just can't quit you. Her limited-edition launch with Kohl's makes us love Britney even more. In ...
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5 Minutes With Shel Pink, founder of SpaRitual

When nail polish became a need-it-or-die category years ago, there's one brand that stood out amongst the manicure moguls — an uplifting beauty renegade that’s had the hearts of beautifiers worldwide for years. It seems like they know exactly what a nail-geek needs. We love SpaRitual for its nature-inspired colors, uplifting polish names ("Improvisation," "Invention," "Intuition"), zen-themed products and grippy bottle caps. Its non-GMO, vegan-friendly, fair ...
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Collaboration Watch: Patricia Field for Temptu Holiday 2013

Airbrushed makeup is trending. We loved looks created at the Prada S/S 14 show: colorful, wispy cat eyes — a cloud-like effect that added color to the eyes in a translucent way. Ditto for the sumptuously dewy skin created backstage at the Creatures of Comfort S/S 14 show in New York. The masterminds behind the feather-light makeup trend? Temptu, a brand that's been ...
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PARIS: Miss Dior at Le Grand Palais

Paris' Grand Palais is paying homage to Miss Dior, the house of Dior's first fragrance created by Monsieur Christian Dior in 1947, which has become as much a symbol of the storied house as a myth.
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5 Minutes With Sonia Kashuk, Brand Founder & Makeup Artist

What does the name Sonia Kashuk mean to the beauty business? Well, it means being on the speed dial of top supermodels such as Cindy Crawford and Christy Turlington and an 'it' name on the beauty shelves. It’s a near-guarantee that the city’s most beautified have at least one of her products in their packed makeup bags. Not an easy crowd ...
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Shu Uemura Launches Takashi Murakami Holiday 2013 Collaboration Collection

We remember the beauty frenzy that was the LeSportsac x Takashi Murakami collection (read: out-the-door queues around the world) and now there's yet another exciting beauty collaboration with the Japanese artist. For the Holiday 2013 season, Shu Uemura has launched a collaboration collection with Takashi Murakami. The 6 Heart Princess artwork in the collection is inspired by the upcoming animation series directed by Takashi Murakami. His trademark modern animé style covers ...
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Halloween-Perfect Beauty Looks from the S/S 14 Runways

As Halloween's October 31 deadline approaches, beauty editors and makeup obsessors get more and more anxious. Why? Well, if you're like me, you've not yet started shopping for your spooky nighttime look, but instead have been obsessively gathering inspiration images and filing them into a orange highlighted folder on your desktop marked "Halloween 2013." Sigh. A perfectionist like me always gets ...
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Blake Lively Joins L’Oréal’s Roster of Global Ambassadors

  Gossip Girl and Karl Lagerfeld muse Blake Lively joins L'Oréal Paris's roster of gorgeous spokeswomen. Weeks ago, sultry Scandinavian model Lara Stone made the cut and now Lively adds makeup muse to her beauty resume (she's already the face of Chanel’s Mademoiselle Bag and she the Ambassador for Gucci’s Premiere fragrance. “Blake embodies all the modern codes of Hollywood glamour. She is flashing a ...
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