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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Makeup Artist Lisa Eldridge Hosts Chanel’s Makeup Revelations Videos

Iconic beauty brands continue to revamp e-commerce websites to make the online makeup buying experience more enticing, useful and personal for consumers. One of the most iconic, Chanel Beauté, has commissioned the inspiring, ever-quotable – and beautiful – makeup artist, Lisa Eldridge to create six  step-by-step how-to makeup videos using Chanel's top products for Fall 2013. We interviewed her backstage at the Temperley London S/S ...
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MAC Debuts Limited-Edition RiRi ♥ MAC Holiday Collection

It's barely November but beauty brains are already looking to the Christmas season for makeup goods. The latest celebrity launch from MAC — Rihanna's final MAC collaboration installment RiRi ♥ MAC Holiday — is going out extra glitzy. The last release for recording artist Rihanna is a special, limited edition Holiday 2013 palette. Beauty favorites — that gorgeous, rich RiRi Woo red ...
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L’Oréal Paris Pegs Lara Stone as its New Muse

Move over (just a little) Doutzen Kroes, L'Oréal Paris is adding another blond and beautiful Scandinavian muse to its roster of influential and jaw-droppingly stunning ambassadors. Lara Stone, the curvy, gap-toothed, catwalker and editorial inspiration will join Jennifer Lopez, Frieda Pinto, Eva Longoria and Beyoncé as a spokesmodel for the beauty brand. We know her best as Prada's Infusion d'Iris, her sexy ...
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Trend Alert: The New Ponytail, S/S 14 Fashion Week Hair Wrap

The classic updo is reinvented with sculptural tucking and loose cinching. A look that is all at once familiar, yet wonderfully new again. – Glynnis Mapp, Stylesight Beauty Editor
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Uniqlo Creates Hairstyles for its F/W 13 Collection on Pinterest

  After buying your new FW 13 duds and cramming your newly found essentials into your closet, do you ever wonder: "How am I going to wear my hair?" Well, Uniqlo aims to solve that fashion-meets-beauty dilemma with a new Pinterest board it posted recently that matches the best updo to  suit several ensembles in its latest seasonal collection. The cache promises ...
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Collaboration Watch: Gwen Stefani Launches S/S 14 OPI Nail Laquer Collection

Our Ska-girl crush has elevated to full-on obsession thanks to this latest beauty news: Gwen Stefani is set to debut a nail polish collection inspired by her punky style and – yes — her music. Seven new limited edition nail lacquers are set to delight and excite No Doubt and Stefani lovers for 2014, including a bold red lacquer that pays homage to ...
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MAC Cosmetics x Proenza Schouler, S/S 14 Makeup Collaboration Launch

Collaboration-savvy brand Proenza Schouler is at it again. Fashion editors have obsessed over the denim and releases with J Brand done seasons ago. Now enter MAC Cosmetics and say hello to one of the most exciting mash up makeup projects since MAC Viva Glam made Lady Gaga a face. Inspired by Proenza Schouler's past runway collections, the packaging for the fashion-inspired ...
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Runway Alert: Flawless Faces, Paris Fashion Week S/S 14

The no-makeup face appeared at hundreds of shows during fashion month but especially during Paris Fashion Week. The natural face – one of the most skilled makeup looks – is a trend for S/S 14.  
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5 Minutes With Michel Mane, President at Mane Flavours and Fragrance

It’s not every day that you get Michel Mane, the president of global fragrance and flavors company Mane, to whip up a fragrance just for you, but that’s exactly what event-goers and this Beauty Editor had the treat of experiencing this past weekend (Sept 28-29) at the 2013 Taste of France, held at Bryant Park in New York City. Beakers, test tubes, ...
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Runway Alert: Pretty Creatures, Paris Fashion Week S/S 14

  Paris catwalks showcased otherworldly beauty at Gareth Pugh, Vivienne Westwood, Yohji Yamamoto and Manish Arora – models made up like gorgeous creatures from other planets and distant fashion futures. — Glynnis Mapp, Stylesight Beauty Editor
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Chloé launches Chloé Roses with a Ballet-Inspired Video

What's more sweet-smelling and classic than the smell of a rose? Coty taps into this iconic note with the release of its new Chloé Roses fragrance and an artful, graceful video inspired by the blooming of a rose and the scent's notes: bergamot with a  heart of damascena rose essence, modernized with a magnolia accord. What's left after it all ...
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