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The new show Girls has caught the fascination of men and women of all ages since it premiered this spring. This blogger, personally, is a fan – I love the realness of the girls’ relationships, both with their male counterparts and each other.
One of the best parts of watching the show has been discovering up-and-comer Allison Williams. Yes, she’s the daughter of newsman Brian Williams, but she’s turning out to be a star in her own right. She’s a multi-talented actress (did you see her hilarious turn as Kate Middleton on Funny or Die?) – and she’s got killer style.
Whether in a stunning hot pink gown or an amazing pair of sparkly trousers, Williams has consistently wow’ed us so far. (That amazing head of hair doesn’t hurt.) We’re looking forward to seeing what she does next!
What does it add to your daily life?
I have a daily morning practice — each day feels new with yoga. Each pose has it’s benefits and challenges, just like each step in life.
What should a yoga newbie keep in mind when attending their first class?
Keep in mind: Go back to the mat. Whatever feelings come up, go back to the mat.
Side-leans. Hold one arm of the chair and raise your opposite arm, keeping it straight, then lean over the left and right side. Take three deep breaths on each side.
What does the phrase ‘well-being’ mean to you?
Well-being is a belief. You must believe in your own well-being otherwise you health is lacking. We have the power to choose our own thoughts, and to make them positive.
Give us one word to describe your relationship to nature?
What’s your hidden talent?
I can associate smells with the most random but ‘on point’ objects, people, or a time in life.
What’s your guilty pleasure?
Chocolate! Every day!
What does ‘natural beauty’ mean to you?
Simple is nature’s intention.
What are some of your yoga must-haves?
- Sigg Bottles water bottle
- A meditation class with my teacher Alan Finger
- LuLu Lemon harem pant
- Jade yoga mat:
- Lavendar oil, it calms the nervous system and the hectic nature of NYC.
- maracuja blush & glow brightening luminizer and cheek tint
The list of I-can’t-wait-for… summer stuff seems never ending, but I think we can all agree that sinking into plush movie theater seats to watch the newest block-buster in sweet, cool air conditioning is one of the season’s greatest pleasures. With that in mind, we’ve mapped out this summer must-see movies week by week. That’s right, starting June 1st, you won’t have to scramble for a way to escape the humidity for the next three months.
You’re welcome, and enjoy!
1. Rock of Ages – June 1st
2. Safety Not Guaranteed – June 8th
3. Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter – June 22nd
4. Magic Mike – June 29th
5. Savages – July 6th
6. Ted – July 13th
7. The Dark Knight Rises – July 20th
8. Neighborhood Watch – July 27th
9. The Bourne Legacy – August 2nd
10. The Campaign – August 10th
11. The Odd Life of Timothy Green August 15th
12. Premium Rush – August 24th
13. Lawless – August 31st
Sporty and sweet with a touch of ethereal beauty, Kate Bosworth is the perfect mix of girl-next-door cute and Hollywood bombshell, and, if you ask us, totally crush worthy. Plus she’s a tartelette! She wore our LipSurgence™ matte lip tint in lively to the premiere of her newest movie, Life Happens (also staring the amazing Krysten Ritter — check out the trailer below). She rarely makes the tabloids — something else we love about her — and has the skills to play campy, gloomy, sexy, or the dreaded best friend role and still rock the screen.
Who’s your girl crush?
“Debra said she wanted knock-em-dead eyes. She wanted a super smoky dramatic look, so we made it all about glamorous eyes, and accentuated them with a shiny, natural nude gloss on the lips.” – Jeannia Robinette, celebrity makeup artist
- To begin, Jeannia used tarte’s Amazonian clay 12-hour full coverage foundation with Broad Spectrum SPF 15, applied with tarte’s new airbrush finish bamboo foundation brush.
- She added a touch of sheen with tarte’s new maracuja blush & glow brightening luminizer and cheek tint in candlelight on the tops of her cheekbones and around her temples
- She then used Amazonian clay bronzer in park ave princess to contour the hollows of her cheeks.
- To make her cheekbones pop, she used tarte’s new Amazonian clay 12-hour blush in buff a warm nude with a touch of shimmer, on the apples of her cheeks and along her cheekbones.
- She lined the inner rims of the eyes with tarte’s emphasEYES™ high-definition inner rim eyeliner black pencil
- Then she smudged smolderEYES Amazonian clay waterproof liner in golden black along the lash line, followed by smolderEYES Amazonian clay waterproof liner in olive, which added the perfect hint of green to complement her earrings.
- She followed by tapping on Amazonian clay cream shadow in shimmering moss to set the look and strike the perfect balance of black and green.
- For loads of volume and dramatic separation on her upper lashes, Jeannia used two coats of tarte’s light, camera, lashes! clinically-proven mascara, which made her eyes pop.
Celebrity makeup artist Bret Boreman has been perfecting the beauty of women for over eighteen years. Known for creating flawless and fresh looks, he’s worked with famous faces like Minka Kelly, Sienna Miller, Cindy Crawford and Betty White. We got the opportunity to grill the makeup legend on everything from what’s on his iPod to his favorite tarte product.
What fall/winter makeup trend are you looking forward to recreating?
I am most excited that lip color is finally making a huge come back! Love a defined liner on the eyes and a bold burgundy or orange lip color on the lips.
What’s your beauty secret weapon?
A smile and a great attitude.
Who are some of your celeb clients?
Rachael Taylor, Minka Kelly, and Maria Menounos to name a few.
Favorite tarte product?
I am obsessed with the tarte Amazonian clay 12-hour blush. The colors are beautiful and melt into the skin.
Eating ice cream while taking a bubble bath.
If you weren’t a makeup artist…
I would want to be “America’s Next Top Model” or a veterinarian.
Currently playing on your iPod?
Who are you itching to work with?
I am already working with three of the most beautiful women in the world while working on Charlie’s Angels…so I feel pretty lucky already.
A pair of Burberry rain boots.
What makeup artist would you like to know more about? Tell us on Facebook!
Fall is here and pumpkin is back on the menu! And while nothing beats a skinny pumpkin latte, this season try some pumpkin on your body — not just in it.
It’s no secret that stars like Audrina Patridge have been known to favor natural ingredients in their beauty potions. Packed with vitamins A, C, and zinc, pumpkin is the perfect gift from nature to achieve a radiant complexion for fall. And the best part, I’ve got on the info you need to whip up an incredible mask DIY-style in your kitchen. Audrina, if you’re reading, this treat is for you!
October Pumpkin Body Mask
2 cups canned pumpkin
4 tablespoons Greek yogurt
4 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
Mix together the ingredients and apply to face for 10 minutes. Once set, remove with a warm face cloth and let your skin shine on.
Do you have any DIY beauty tricks you want to share? Post them on our Facebook.
As vampy vixen Pam on the show, Kristin Bauer looked every bit her character when she stepped in to Sephora 5 Times Square for our Fashion’s Night Out event last Thursday. It was a look to die for, with sparkling crimson lips, a just-bitten flush, and smoldering vixen eyes thanks to the tarte™ for True Blood™ collection.
Once we saw Kristin, we knew we would be recreating the look on ourselves at home, so we asked tarte makeup artist Tony Ballard to share how he achieved Kristin’s vampy glam:
Overall Inspiration: “I was inspired by Kristin’s True Blood® character Pam – I wanted her to be sassy, but still classic with a strong red lip.”
complexion & cheeks
-Tony smoothed Kristin’s complexion with tarte’s smooth operator™ tinted moisturizer in agent 12.
-He set her complexion with tarte’s smooth operator™ Amazonian clay finishing powder.
-From the tarte™ for True Blood™ palette, he applied a soft wash of “the light,” a shimmering warm ivory over the entire lid, and then highlighted Kristin’s crease with “dusk,” a matte warm taupe.
-For extra drama to celebrate the evening, he used tarte’s multiplEYE™ lash enhancing liquid liner in black along her upper lash line.
-He then coated her top and bottom lashes with tarte’s gifted Amazonian clay smart mascara.
-To complete Kristin’s look, Tony used tarte’s LipSurgence™ matte lip tint in fiery, a matte red, on her sexy pout.
Are you daring enough to try this look yourself? Show us! Post pictures of your vampy vixen self on our Facebook page.
Another New York Fashion Week, another Fashion’s Night Out — and it was a huge success! We were so excited to meet all the tartelettes who made it out, as well as those who tweeted along with us through the night.
The tarte™ team set up shop at Sephora 5 Times Square to celebrate FNO and our tarte™ for True Blood ™ collection, where the stunning and eco-friendly celebrity Kristin Bauer, aka Pam from True Blood®, made an appearance. She looked absolutely gorgeous thanks to the help of our very own tarte makeup artist Tony Ballard. (p.s. Our next blog post will feature Kristin’s complete look with details on how you can recreate it). Kristin was wearing tarte’s LipSurgence™ matte lip tint in fiery, which gave her a perfectly sultry pout. Despite her day job playing the severe vamp Pam, Kristin was incredibly friendly and easy going. She stayed for over two hours to greet fans and pose for photos — the line to meet her stretched all the way around the store!
While Kristin was True Blooding it up with fans, our super talented team of tarte makeup artists were hard at work, giving mini makeovers to lucky FNOers (yeah, that line was pretty long too). By the end of the night Sephora was packed with perfectly done, sparkling red pouts.
And that’s not all, downtown, QVC hosted a star-studded event with a to-die-for beauty bar. While celebs like Heidi Klum, Isaac Mizrahi and Sarah Jessica Parker mingled, tarte’s very own Jen and Leigh were teaching party-goers how to create the perfect lip with LipSurgence™ lip tints.
And for those who couldn’t make it to any of the events in person, we also hosted our first FNO twitter raffle. We’re so pleased to announce @jules79200 as the winner of an exclusive tarte™ for True Blood ™ prize package!
Tonight is Fashion’s Night Out and tarte™ is thrilled to be a part of it! For the past three years this event has taken over New York City, drawing trendsetters, fashionistas, design junkies, and glamour girls—and guys—from across the nation to ring in New York Fashion Week. We’ll be participating in not one, but three events tonight.
First, between 7pm and 9pm EST, we’ll be at Sephora Times Square hanging out with True Blood actress Kristin Bauer, giving mini makeovers and raffling off tarte™ for True Blood™ packages. Those of you not in New York can enter our online raffle. Tweet out ‘tarte rocks #FNO’ and link to this blog between now and 9pm EST and *you could be selected to win a tarte™ for True Blood™ prize package.
Then from 6pm to midnight EST we’re participating in QVC’s Fashion’s Night Out Experience Event, where you can meet us in person— the event will be held at 428 Broadway in Manhattan and is open to the public! tarte fans will have the opportunity to get pretty pout makeovers with our Lipsurgence™ lip tints and lusters while learning how to create the perfect lip.
Can’t catch either of these in person? No worries, for the first time ever FNO is bringing the celebration online. If you visit tarte.com tonight, between 6pm and 11pm EST and purchase a multiplEYE™ lash enhancer with the code FNO, you’ll get the multiplEYE™ primer and mascara FREE!
Plus, we’ll be live tweeting the entire evening, giving you an exclusive behind the scenes look at FNO tarte style. So if you haven’t already, follow us now at @tartecosemetics.
It’s going to be a fashion and beauty filled evening of glamour and fun and we can’t wait to see you there!
*Our twitter raffle is only open to those with US addresses.