By Sandra Mariscal | 01/29/2009 - 10:45
When I received a sample of Fanci-Full Temporary Hair Color ($6 at drugstores and mass retailers) a few days ago, it brought me back to the first time I tried it several years ago at my abuelita’s house after looking for a quick fix to cover my highlights, which were looking more bleached blonde than medium brown. This temporary hair color is a color-depositing liquid that washes out when you shampoo. Since it doesn’t have ammonia or peroxide it doesn’t permanently change your shade.
By Sandra Mariscal | 01/22/2009 - 14:45
Smurfette was by far the most glamorous Smurf in the village! Her bright blue skin tone, yellow blonde hair, and white hat suited her well on screen, but it’s hard to believe these colors can translate into a wearable makeup palette.
By Sandra Mariscal | 01/16/2009 - 16:00
Don’t you just hate when you get a huge pimple on the worst days- like when you have an interview or a date? Yeah, it happens to the best of us. From dabbing toothpaste on the offender to the naughty popping- I’ve tried it all.
By Sandra Mariscal | 01/08/2009 - 16:23
Here’s an interesting new beauty tool, the LipStamp is a lipstick applicator that you coat with your favorite lipstick and stamp on your lips! It has a plastic handle where you stick on sponges that are shaped like different pouts-from round and full to small with pointy edges- and a handy mirror on the other end to see where you’re stamping.
By Sandra Mariscal | 12/11/2008 - 10:03
When it comes to lashes, you want them to look long and full, right? Well, SpinLash is my new best friend for this reason. It’s a battery-operated mascara that has a rotating brush- yes it actually spins 360°! The brush is long with tons of thin rubber bristles; it comes separate from the mascara so you can use it with your regular formula if you’d like.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/26/2008 - 14:43
Khuraira Dark Circle Complex Primer, $30, is a bright orange under-eye primer and concealer. Where in the world does that make sense, right? Well, I got a first hand show-and-tell from makeup artist and line creator Khuraira herself. First she picked up some of the thick cream with a concealer brush, and painted it onto the inside of her wrist. This helps warm and loosen up the cream – but does not change its vivid tangerine hue. Then she painted some under my eyes.