Make-Up Trend: All That Glitters











The “Natural Look” is OUT and Bold/Gold is IN this Spring/Summer according to make-up experts at British Vogue (BV).   Metallics, even Gold Leaf is what you will see at your make-up counter this year.  Everyone is doing it from MAC to Dsquared2, so don’t be the last one on your block caught without it!  As seen on the runway,  BV shows 12 examples of this hot new trend in make-up.  Another notable trend in make-up this year appears to be the “invisible brow”!  What do you think?  Love it.  Hate it.  We’d love to hear from you.

Black Swan – The Movie

Black Swan, a psycho drama about a ballerina is receiving rave reviews and there is buzz in Hollywood that its star, Natalie Portman will be nominated for an Oscar.  Mila Kunis, Barbara Hersey and Wynona Ryder co-star in this cinematically beautiful, yet disturbing film.  The life of a prima ballerina can be a harsh one, but there are few things more beautiful to watch.  The costumes and make-up are outstanding, the story edgy and the acting superb.  A must see!

Black Swan -- While vying for the coveted lead roles in a production of Swan Lake, a veteran ballerina (Portman) enters into a twisted friendship with a promising new dancer (Kunis) that threatens to consume her.

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Beauty – Red Lips Are Back In Fashion

Who can wear red lipstick? According to any woman can wear red lips regardless of their complexion.  To prove their point, picked “This Year’s Best Red Lips” in which Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Sienna Miller were highlighted.  It is simply a matter of finding the best shade of red for you.  How do you pick out the best red lipstick for you?  Make-up artist to the stars, Angela Levin says “try on some red lipstick and when you find one you like, that’s your color!”  Angela says red lips are nothing to be afraid of.  Red lips say “confidence”.  Many stars seem to agree with her, because we are seeing more celebs than ever wearing a bright red lip.  Angela’s favorite is Channel, but there are lots of shades to choose from.  Check out Elle Magazine’s 21 Shades of Red and find one just right for you.