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A Week Without Mirrors: My Space vs Their Space

Less than three days into my week without mirrors (inspired by Kjerstin Gruys' Year Without Mirrors, I noticed that I was feeling really annoyed......

The Duty of Beauty: Vanity in Downton Abbey

Any of us who are into fashion and beauty watch Downton Abbey with an eye for the details: the clothes and jewelry, and of...

Inside Beauty: Why You Can’t Match Makeup Colors in Magazines

Ever seen the perfect makeup color in a magazine and gone to the counter to buy it? It's never the same color. Or texture....

My Writing

Makeovers in the Movies: Now, Voyager

Makeovers are so often dismissed as superficial - nothing more than a quick romp through some stores and a beauty salon. But quite often...

Faces: Thérèse Le Prat

As a makeup artist, I love faces - that goes without saying. But I don't just love a pretty face with makeup on it...

Book Review: The Makeup Wakeup

It's easy to assume that the makeup tips we pick up over time will accumulate into an always-better look. But after 40, that assumption...