summer makeup

Essie Geranium – A Rad Summer Red

Depending on the shade and the context, the color red in makeupland can evoke so many adjectives: glamorous, dated, tacky, chic, trampy, bold, luxurious and on and on. Hence, I have traditionally shied away from red makeup, afraid of taking a misstep and ending up looking like a two-bit hooker (yes, readers – a prostitute(…)

Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer for Hot City Days

A few years ago I got on board with the mineral powder foundation craze, and it’s served me well with one exception: those hot, humid, summer days. I love the stuff, but I felt like it trapped my face and made it all hot and/or just disappeared the moment I walked outside and was faced(…)