Archive: Makeup

How do you know when to toss old makeup?

Many women have drawers full of eye shadows, lipsticks and mascaras that haven’t been used in months. So how do you know when to toss them? Allure magazine’s Linda Wells discusses the shelf life of cosmetics.


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Hourglass Extreme Sheen and Barney’s Event

Hourglass Extreme Sheen




AVAILABLE AT: Sephora,, Barneys New York


* Provides intense hydration to keep lips from cracking or chapping

* Treated with super-antioxidant vitamin E to nurture and shelter lips from damaging environmental elements

* Wears alone or layers over lipstick and liner to impart instant shine

* Paraben-, sulfate-, synthetic-dye, and phthalate-free

In other exciting news, Artistic Director Gina Brooke is hosting exclusive makeup events at Barneys in November. Customers will receive personalized makeup consultations with Gina and learn the makeup tricks that she uses on some of the most influential women in Hollywood (Madonna, Naomi Campbell, Anne Hathaway!). In Beverly Hills, Gina will also host a private Master Class, where select customers will receive the rare opportunity to learn advanced techniques.

Barneys Beverly Hills – November 6 (10:00 am-6:00 pm) – 310.276.4400 x5598

Barneys New York on November 13 (noon-6:00 pm) – 212.833.2658

What’s Kim Kardashian’s biggest beauty pet peeve?

The one beauty faux pas Kim Kardashian wishes women would stop making?

“I hate when women wear the wrong foundation color,” she tells the Toronto Sun. “It might be the worst thing on the planet when they wear their makeup too light.”

Karadashian, who turns 30 Thursday, helped launch FusionBeauty ColorCEUTICALS collection earlier this week in Toronto, where she revealed her beauty routine.

It’s simple, she says: Toner, cleanser and moisturizers by Perfect Skin. When she’s not working, she sports little makeup, foundation and blush, the paper reports.

Her one beauty must-have? “Definitely blot paper or powder,” she says.

She says it’s inspiring that women turn to her website and Twitter account for beauty and fashion tips.

Says the reality starlet, “I do it for fun and put up fun beauty tips and fashion, so it’s really amazing that people read it and follow it.”

Uma Thurman has a makeup malfunction!

It seems whoever touched up Uma Thurman’s make-up when she was guest speaker at The Feminist Press at the City University of New York’s 40th annual gala last night was a little overzealous.

The actress appeared with obvious patches of white face powder on her nose, under her eyes and around her forehead.