“The weird thing is,” says Dame Helen Mirren, “you get more comfortable in yourself, even as time is giving you less reason for it. When you’re young and beautiful, you’re paranoid and miserable. And then you’re older and it’s ironic.”
According to The Guardian, in five years time half of all women will be over fifty years old and the cosmetics industry is not taking any chances losing touch with their consumers. ... Read More
BY Amy Carlberg
in Style File
on May 07, 2014
Grace Choi wants you to have makeup that grows up with you, that you design and create yourself. It's like having your own personal M.A.C. boutique right in your bedroom.
In the video of her demo at TechCrunch Disrupt, she's flippant, wise, savvy, speaking off the cuff--basically, the kind of woman you'd buy makeup from.
I can imagine myself hobbling away from her makeup counter with an armful of product, but remember this is the 21st century: at ... Read More
I’m completely obsessed with female villains. In fact, when The White Witch (Tilda Swinton) slapped the little boy in the first Chronicles of Narnia movie, I actually started laughing and clapping in the theater.
But my obsession all started with the original bad ass bitches of Disney.
Let’s face it--they were so much more interesting than those stupid, singing princesses. They were also wayyy more dark and sinister than many of their male counterparts ... Read More
BY Sophie Johnson
on May 21, 2010
When you hear the phrase 'healing herbs' you probably picture a jungle in the Amazon or a mountainside in China. But did you know that there are beneficial plants growing right here in New York?
Herbalist Irina Adams of Phoenix Botanicals uses locally sourced, wild, and organic herbs in her line of moisturizing balms. Each balm combines these herbs with a blend of organic shea nut butter and olive oil to quench thirsty skin.
In addition, ... Read More