This fall season brings warmth with matte eyeshadows in neutral colors, smudged eye liner, a golden glow to highlight your face, a touch of blush, and matte lips in neutral pinks, plums and warm reds. Here are my cruelty-free favorites… Eye Shadow Start by applying a light or medium neutral
Couple: Hayley & Scott Venue: Castle Hill Inn, Newport, RI Hair Styling: Priscilla Collin, Boston Photographer: Zev Fisher Photgraphy, Boston It was a pleasure working with Hayley and Scott on their big day! Seaside weddings are perfect for giving the bride and bridesmaids
Recently I had the pleasure of talking with my friend Annie Tevelin, Founder and CEO of a fabulous skincare line called SkinOwl… Annie, why do oils penetrate faster and absorb more than creams? Essentially, oils are a smaller molecule than creams made with lipids. This smaller molecule allows
I love being a beauty contributor for Brenda After Sixty! This month, I’m going to share with you my favorite makeup brushes and tools, and how I keep them clean. It’s hard to find a GOOD, cruelty-free makeup brush set without breaking the bank. I love Kevyn Aucoin’s brush sets – especially
This month I’m bringing you two amazing new makeup lines, plus adorable bags to store it all in! I spend a lot of time researching and experimenting with new products, and NudeStix is my new fave beauty line. NudeStix is a relatively new line that’s clean, vegan, cruelty-free and all good!
The annual Pantone Color of the Year is here! Pantone calls this year’s gorgeous fuschia-reddish color Viva Magenta, “brave and fearless, whose exuberance promotes a joyous and optimistic celebration.” It’s a spectacular color and I think it will have a big impact on textiles, fabrics, clothing –
Tis the season to party in style with these easy-to-do sparkly eyeshadows, highlighters and lips. Here are my cruelty-free picks for you… Always start with a wash of face tint, whether it’s a light tint or a full coverage foundation. Set it with a light, sheer translucent powder. My favorite is
Date: May 14, 2022 Couple: Shelley & Harry Church: Trinity Church Venue: Chilton Club, Boston Makeup: Katrina Hess Photographer: Paul Blackmore Videographer: 3 Bells Production Hair Stylist: Katelyn Alberts Florist: Bittersweet Gardens Dress: Pronovias Shoes: Jimmy Choo
After being in the sun and heat at the beach, poolside, attending parties or weddings, or just running around town doing errands, the skin on our arms, chests and legs can look and feel dry. That’s especially true if you’re wearing sleeveless tops, shorts or a bathing suit. Here are my fabulous,
Now that summer is here, it’s time to show the world fresh, glowing skin. Creating that glow starts with good, basic skincare. You can use a gentle face scrub 3 or 4 times a week to remove product buildup and dead skin cells that trap oil and dull your skin. It’s easy to do! Here are my
The Looks For her wedding, Meredith was looking for a high-glam holiday look with sophisticated style. We decided on flawless skin, and contoured and illuminated her cheeks with high shimmer and gloss. Meredith’s brown eye color was accented with dark, smoky greens and deep, rich chocolate browns.
Just in time for a fresh new look, here are the latest ways to create your best look for spring! Remember to start with an even skin tone by using a light foundation, tint or mineral powder. And for a polished and fresh look, try keeping your eye makeup colors neutral, and pair them with a
Last year on BrendaAfterSixty.com I wrote about how to play up your eyes while you’re out and about wearing your mask. But while those masks have helped keep us safe, they’ve also clogged our pores and dehydrated our skin. I reviewed several facial masks that can help restore and protect