Archive for September, 2012
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 >
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.
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.
It’s official, it’s September, Fashion Week is over and earth tones are back on the trend menue. That’s why we had to take a snapshot of our digital marketing manager’s chic nude nail polish. Jenna boldly paired this über fall hue, lady like by essie, with a stunning pair of tweed trousers making us long for autumn. Plus that splash of sparkle on her ring finger makes this is one near-perfect mani! Hey, why the ring finger Jenna? Wishing and hoping…?
What laquer are you rocking?
With the arrival of fall fashion, we’re putting away our summer neons and busting out our favorite shades for autumn: jewel tones. From to amethyst, to sapphire, to emerald, jewel-like colors instantly make us feel glamorous and alluring. We’ll be rocking pieces like these from now through New Year’s.
From left to right: 3.1 Phillip Lim peplum top, Elle Macpherson Intimates lace and mesh briefs, Christian Louboutin heels, Jil Sander satin bomber, T by Alexander Wang skirt, Thierry Lasry sunglasses, Current/Elliot corduroy jeans, Zero+MariaCornejo dress, Oscar de la Renta tassel earrings and Sara Designs woven wrap watch.
Avid readers of our blog know that we’re all about fall prep. We can’t wait for autumn fashions and trends, the crisper air, exotic holiday travel, yes, delicious baked goods and calorie packed lattes. Pumpkin-spiced everything is already showing up on menus everywhere, tempting us to indulge in sweet snacks we would otherwise avoid. But worry not tartelettes! We found a few easy recipes to satisfy any sweet tooth, without tipping the scale.
Choose this… not that! More >
We’re blushing at the tarte cosmetics office!
We’ve been nominated for 6 QVC Customer Choice Beauty Awards. Cast your vote for these customer faves now!
Fall is coming tartelettes! That means sweaters and scarves, the return of all things pumpkin flavored, cool temperatures and a full roster of scary movies to gear us up for Halloween. What better excuse to cuddle up to your guy than a movie jam-packed with creaky doors and eerie shadows?
Not a fan of fright flicks? James Bond returns in November and there’s a host of comedies premiering this fall, too. Just make sure to apply your lights, camera, splashes!™ mascara to guard against runs when you start laughing so hard you cry.
1.) Bachelorette – September 6th
Sunshine, lemonade, daisies, buttered corn… What do these lovely emblems of summer all have in common? Why, their citrus hue, of course.
The color yellow simply embodies the vibrant, bright, cheery feeling of summer. Get in on the shade with one of these fun items — all of which happen to look best paired with summer-bronzed skin — before this sun-drenched season surrenders to the cool temperatures and deep, earthy tones of fall.
Clockwise from the right: Red Valentino crepe shift dress, our multiplEYE™ lash enhancing primer — nothing complements a burst of color like thick, sooty lashes — AJ Morgan Billie Jo glasses, Splendid Vintage Whisper cotton tank, Deborah Marquit lingerie set, Christian Louboutin brogues, Tivoli Frost White model one radio, Forever 21 headbands, and the Peter Jensen Rabbit Head shopper.