Bobbi Brown’s Skin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation is the best new foundation I’ve tried this year. It’s good coverage, not matte and not glowy, but just right, giving a real skin finish that doesn’t cake or flake by the end of the day. I love that it’s lavender scented which has an instantly calming effect on my brain – handy when I’m running late in the morning. (more…)
Do you remember your first foundation? I seem to recall mine was an M&S one that was way too pale but I was going through my red lip Parisian wannabe phase, so I quite fancied the contrast of pale face and scarlet lip (it was the tail end of the 80s). Later I discovered Prescriptives Real Skin foundation, which I faithfully wore for about ten years, applied with a latex wedge (the Beauty Blender of its day). (more…)
Here’s the latest weekly DRG STYLE INDEX ranking, a round-up of the brands and industry stories currently buzzing on my radar…
1. CALVIN KLEIN HOMES
It’s all eyes on Raf Simons as the new-look Calvin Klein finally materialises. For starters, there’s lots of news about Raf Simons’ reimagining of the Madison Avenue flagship store. The industrial yellow interior (by collaborator Sterling Ruby) is temporary while the store awaits a full renovation. (more…)
A great hire by Estee Lauder, they have appointed French MUA, Violette (whose YouTube channel I’ll admit I hadn’t seen until now) as their Global Beauty Director.
I just love the ‘real’ way she films herself doing her make-up, fly-on-the-wall style without looking at the camera. (more…)