Archive for September, 2012

holiday 2012: carried away collector’s set

Check out our swatch video for the carried away collector’s set on sale at sephora now!  And don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel for updates, product info and behind the scenes footage.

girl crush: kimbra

The 22 year-old New Zealander may not be a household name, but if you caught the Gotye bug this summer, you’ve definitely heard her sing — yes, she’s the other voice on ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’. More >

beauty trends from the runway … to you

These looks worked in New York, they worked in London, and they can work for you. Here are our favorite spring beauty trends, straight from the New York and London catwalks – and our tips for how to rock them yourself. More >

scent profiles: fall fragrances worth burning

Vanilla and cinnamon; honey, plum and pumpkin — warm, sweet and distinct, the aromas of fall are comforting and evocative. Even if you live in year-round tropical climes, just a hint of scent can create a feeling of autumnal bliss. A well-placed candle will lift your spirit as the season rolls in.  Ranging from earthy to exotic, here are our top choices for autumnal aromatics. More >

get the look: julianne hough at the 2012 emmy awards

American sweetheart Julianne Hough shook things up at the Emmys this year. The blond beauty went daring with both her plunging neckline and her against-type hair style, and while the vote is still out whether the risk paid off, one thing we know for sure is that her skin looked absolutely flawless — thanks  to celebrity makeup artist Molly Stern and tarte cosmetics!

“I wanted her makeup to look as if she were a black and white photograph come to life.” –celebrity makeup artist Molly Stern

Face:

  • “I prepped Julianne’s skin with tarte’s pure maracuja oil to give the skin a deep infusion of moisture and glow.”

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get the look: allison williams at the 2012 emmy awards

Still a Hollywood newcomer, if you haven’t been watching the HBO breakout series Girls, you may not know who Allison Williams is — that is until she hit the Emmys red carpet last night. A cool, classic beauty with sophisticated edge, Allison turned heads last night in Oscar de la Renta, with flawlessly sweet and subtle makeup; a look created by celebrity makeup artist Julie Harris using all tarte products.

“Allison has such big gorgeous blue eyes that I wanted to accentuate them with a stronger eye and a softer lip,” Julie said of the look. But even if you don’t have show-stopping baby blues, you can still recreate this look at home for  ultra-flattering results.
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real “girls” style

Girls is being hailed as the next generation’s Sex and the City – and one that’s a little more true to life than the gilded un-reality of Carrie Bradshaw’s gorgeous apartment packed with Manolos and Dior. That’s not to say, though, that we still can’t have fun chronicling each Girls girls’ style, from Marni’s perfectly-coiffed gallery girl to Jessa’s bohemian free spirit. Here are a few of our favorite outfits from the first season, along with ways to recreate the looks yourself. More >

meet dj lindsay luv

Meet tarte tastemaker Lindsay Luv, celebrity DJ,  fashion blogger, and style guru, after launching her career in New York City, she’s become a popular fixture in Hollywood and around the world, spinning at top nightclubs and star studded events.  She’s been featured in numerous celebrity weeklies such as People and US Weekly, appeared in fashion magazines like Blackbook and NYLON, and worked one-on-one with a roster of superstar clients. We got this ‘it’ she-jay to sit down and answer a couple questions for us about music, life, love and, of course, beauty.

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most wearable street style looks from NYFW

In the age of fashion blogging and guerilla photogs, street style stars have almost eclipsed runway shows as the focus of  New York Fashion Week. And while most of us may not have the cash to snag next season’s hottest designer pieces, we can create our favorite trendsetters’ looks right now, with items we probably already own. Here are four of our favorite street style looks from NYFW with tips on how to pull them together at home. More >

8 best foods for healthy skin

Eye creams,  face peels and cleansers can only get your complexion so far. Truly radiant skin comes from a diet full of healthy fats, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Sounds complicated and unappetizing? It’s not, below are 8 of the most skin-friendly and delicious foods we could find.
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