Shu Uemura Lightbulb Foundation and Sponge Set Review

Shu Uemura Lightbulb Foundation and Sponge Set Review

Shu Uemura has released The Lightbulb Foundation in the U.S. ($55) (online only). This foundation is said to provide a “multi-glow oil complex” for a natural glow with high coverage. The foundations comes packed with a lightbulb-shaped sponge for...
Shu Uemura Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Oil

Shu Uemura Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Oil

Shu Uemura Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Oil ($68/ 5 oz.) is a A-list product for hair. Although I’ve experimented with a shelf-full of leave-in conditioners, heat protectants, and oil, Shu Uemura offers a best-in-class that transforms dry ends into...
Burberry Tangerine Blush Review and Look

Burberry Tangerine Blush Review and Look

Burberry Light Glow Natural Blush in Tangerine ($42/ No. 6) is a soft peach with a touch of brown.  As with Burberry’s other blushes, it’s packed in a gorgeous, heavy metal compact with the luxury brand’s iconic plaid etching.   Despite the name...
Shu Uemura Glow On Blushes

Shu Uemura Glow On Blushes

Shu Uemura is running a promotion that provides three large samples with the code GOLD to celebrate Gold Week in Japan.  This offer of free samples is valid through 11:59PM PST on May 6th, 2010 on any order of $50 or more. One of my favorite products from Shu Uemura...
Shu Uemura to Leave the U.S.

Shu Uemura to Leave the U.S.

Today, Shu Uemura, a premium makeup line founded by the legendary makeup artist, has announced that it is pulling out of U.S. stores.  I’m greatly saddened by the news.  I realize that we’ll be able to purchase items from Shu’s online site,...
Holiday Makeup for the Rest of Us, Part Two

Holiday Makeup for the Rest of Us, Part Two

This is the second post in a series about holiday looks for anyone who (like me) admires the glamorous looks of Lady Gaga and others, but wishes to modulate them for her own individual lifestyle. A new decade is about to start.  I was so heartened to see this article...
Why You Should Care About Nude Blushes

Why You Should Care About Nude Blushes

When I first heard the term “nude blush” –I thought, “why bother?” After all, what’s the difference between nude blush and no blush at all? When I was in Paris, I had a makeover at a Bobbi Brown counter. Well, I didn’t ask for...