I’ve been buying and trying a number of light-weight foundations recently and I keep coming back to Charlotte Tilbury’s products—they are great on my dry skin and aren’t irritating. Until something knocks them off their pedestal, I’m sticking with what works.
Light Wonder, Wonder Glow, The Retoucher, Nude Kate lipstick.
Double-breasted wool-blend felt coat
Pierce gold-plated choker
Pierce medium embellished leather shoulder bag
Tie-backgathered stretch-cotton jersey top
open flat ballerina shoes
Ritzy A-line wool-blend skirt
Snake-trimmed intrecciato leather shoulder bag
Grosgrain-trimmed ruffled cotton-velvet jacket
Pleated cotton-velvet culottes
Chemical-free sunscreen is a hot topic (no pun intended) and GOOP has a number of all natural ones that I want to try. I’m, also, on the hunt for a lightweight, tinted SPF and will test drive Beautycounter’s Dew Skin. Tbc.
Hair stylist Teddy Charles gave Bianca Balti a polished, yet practical, high ponytail for this Vogue Arabia story—perfect for steamy evening events.
Photography by Alexi Lubomirski Styling by Paul Cavaco
The Khaite image got me thinking about blusher—Charlotte Tilbury makes some of the best.
My friend swears by Lashfood products, especially the mascara. I’m going to test drive the ‘Lash Transformation System’ and will let you know.
Frederic Fekkai and his wife Shirin von Wulffen not only purchased and restored a beautiful home in Aix-en-Provence, the French beauty guru’s hometown, the couple also bought and relaunched the Provencal beauty line Cote Bastide. Now simply Bastide, the products, which are free of parabens, phthalates, sulfates, and silicone, are made locally with ingredients sourced solely from the region. At a breakfast yesterday in Tribeca, the intoxicating fragrances, olive-oil soaps, vegetable-wax candles in blown-glass jars, creams, and crystals were on display—the packaging is beautiful, too.
Even as a child I hated sitting in the sun and now it’s paid off. However, I do like having a little color and it may be time to up my bronzer game. Suggestions welcome.
To my way of thinking, it feels counterintuitive to put oil on my face. However, I’ve been using a repair serum from my dermatologist and love the results–I’m a complete convert. I’ll bet Chanel’s Huile de Jasmin revitalizing facial oil is good, too.
Beauty in Vogue
Musician, actress, Parisian cool-girl, and daughter of famous parents– Charlotte Gainsbourg collaborated on a makeup line with Nars and Vogue has the scoop in the April issue.
Last year when I posted that I was on the hunt for a miracle in a bottle to plump the lines around my mouth, a few readers left comments about microneedling. I asked my doctor about it, but he recommended fillers. Fillers are not my thing, so I’m revisiting microneedling. If anyone has tried a derma-roller, please let me know if it works.