Fall makeup doesn’t necessarily have to match the season’s warm, earthy colors. In fact, this fall’s prettiest makeup shades are intense and can be pulled off no matter your complexion. Here are Allure’s top 7 picks. NAVY AND GOLD EYE SHADOWS Navy blue isn’t just for sailor stripes and prep-school uniforms. Deeply pigmented yet classic […]

I spent this past Sunday evening at New York Fashion Week eagerly awaiting the start of Project Runway’s Season 5 runner-up Korto Momolu’s Spring/Summer 2012 runway show. Fashionista’s from every New York City borough and beyond streamed into the Samsung store located inside the Time Warner Center in Manhattan to see Korto’s line, which unfortunately didn’t win […]

Many beauty trends were discussed at the recently-held Nordstrom’s Store Fall 2011 Trend Forum, among them metallic makeup – everything from eyeshadows to nail polish. It’s not entirely clear if the metallic craze will catch on and become a must-have for your makeup bags but I say absolutely – it just takes knowing how to wear this trend […]

Fake eyelashes are the bane of our make-up mastery. Most times, we can do everything but apply these things. They’re long, lush and immediately sexy, but pulling and plucking and poking your eyes out until they’re red kind of takes away from the sex appeal, right? So here’s how to do ’em right – straight […]

The launch of the tween makeup and skin care line GeoGirl was a grand affair filled with product surrounding every corner of the loft, a stage, lunch tables and chalk boards filled with texting terms that tweens have adopted as their daily form of expression. But, what really stood out to me were the young girls milling about proudly wearing makeup and discussing the […]

Famed and highly sought after celebrity makeup artist, AJ Crimson, took a few moments out of his hectic schedule to give Hue Knew It a bird’s eye view into his world of beauty one question at a time. Q: Inquiring minds want to know…who are some the celebs you’ve had the pleasure of working with? Estelle, Brandy, Hilary Duff, Amerie, […]

Every girl wants longer lashes, and many of us don't want to be bothered with putting on false ones. So here are 7 tips to getting the longest, sexiest lashes.

Dewy, full, sheer, natural? With so many foundation choices at the drug store, masstige and luxury levels, how does one decide? Even who we may think are sophisticated shoppers like celebs Tichina Arnold and Nicole Ari Parker may question what’s the best foundation for them when taken away from the comfort of their television show makeup artists. If you’re seeking a flawless complexion […]

Don’t give the usual cheap cosmetic kits found at your local drug store as Christmas gifts this year. Show your mother, your sister or even your best girl friend how much you care by giving them the gift of a makeup artist in a bag! At a price of $49.50 the M.A.C. Cosmetics holiday brush […]

If you want to protect your skin as you age, remember this one rule…Never wear make up for long periods of time. Remember your skin needs to breathe. If you have to use make up very frequently, have a cleansing, toning and moisturizing routine in place. This will help to keep your skin firm, and […]