Balancing Act: Stop the Shine & Control the Oil

  Every summer, my T-zone goes through puberty. Read: it gets crazy oily. And lest you think I exaggerate, let me tell you, it's hereditary: My 70+ year-old mother also suffers from a super oily T-zone, even though she has dry skin overall, as does my dry-skinned brother. Needless to say, I'm always on the lookout for products … Continue reading Balancing Act: Stop the Shine & Control the Oil

Estée Goes Millennial: The Estée Edit by Estée Lauder Is Here

  There's been a big push lately for prestige beauty brands to reach out to beauty-lovin' Millennials. New collections are introduced through social media, press events abound with recommended hashtags for selfies with the latest product, and while magazines are still the gold standard, influencer marketing is slowly becoming the norm. Just today, I went to … Continue reading Estée Goes Millennial: The Estée Edit by Estée Lauder Is Here

Makeup Artist Taylor Chang-Babaian Shows Us How To “Beauty Rewind”

  I first worked with makeup artist Taylor Chang-Babaian, founder of krē•āt beauty, as an editor at Audrey Magazine. She worked with a slew of celebrities of all ethnicities, and she was of Asian descent, so I was excited to snag some red carpet secrets from her. Fast forward a few years. I turned 40. She … Continue reading Makeup Artist Taylor Chang-Babaian Shows Us How To “Beauty Rewind”