Happy Monday!!!! Based on popular request, today I am giving you a tutorial on how I do my eye makeup for every day. I hope you enjoy! XO   Products used: Brushes: Bobbi Brown Eye Shadow Brush, Ultra Fine Eye Liner Brush, Eye Smudge Brush, Angle Eye Shadow Brush Eye Colors: Bobbi Brown and Stila Long Wear Cream Shadow in Shore , Eye Shadow in Bone,  Shell and Black Plum Stila Not So Nude Palette (No Longer Available!) Similar  Mascaras: Lancome Hypnose Doll Lashes in Black and L’Oreal Voluminous in BlackRead More →

Happy Saturday y’all!! A few weeks ago, I did a photoshoot with Model and Photographer Anna Chernobaeva. She is amazing to work with and I highly recommend her if you live in the Boston area! I am going to share my best makeup tips for photographs to help you look your best, whether it’s for professional, family or event photographs!  1. Let the real you come through False lashes are fun, contouring is all the rage now thanks to the beautiful Kardashian ladies, but can I tell you something? You will look your best if you aren’t “over-done”. Allowing your natural skin to shine through by softly highlighting and not doingRead More →

Happy Monday y’all! Today I want to share with you the benefits of a weekly exfoliation routine for your skin! The Science When we are younger, our skin cells have a quick turnover rate, with the skin renewing itself every 21-28 days. As we age and our metabolic processes slow, so does our cell turnover rate! Expect that by age 60 or above, your skin cells will renew every 40 days! This is a natural process, and part of life, but you can help your skin along! Exfoliating at home can slough off those dead skin cells sitting at the surface, to reveal brand new, babyRead More →

Happy Saturday!!!!! Today I’m going to share my favorite lip plumping glosses (no injections required!) From left to right, Grande Lips in Sunbaked Sedona and HydroPeptide Perfecting Gloss in Beach Blush Grande Lips is Infused with Volulip™ and Hyaluronic acid. It instantly improves lip volume in three to five minutes, and is clinically proven formula increases overall lip hydration, volume, softness, and firmness in just 30 days of usage when applied twice daily. I love how it makes my lips look! HydroPeptide’s formulation contains Niacin, Peptides and Triple-sized Hyaluronic Acid. The THA improves elasticity, hydration and smoothes the appearance of wrinkles for immediate and longRead More →

In today’s post, I am going to share with you how to fake a beautiful tan, and the best products to use!!! To fake a tan at home there are two options: An Instant Full Body Bronzing or A Gradual Tan For the Instant Full Body Bronzing you will need to first exfoliate your skin thoroughly. On dry skin, apply a sugar or a salt scrub vigorously, paying attention to knees and elbows. Rinse off in the shower thoroughly. Apply a tanning lotion or mousse in a thin, even layer over the skin, washing hands immediately after. (Or wear a mitt!) Wait a few minutes to get dressedRead More →

You may have seen him on E!’s hit show ‘Dr. 90210′ or on Netflix’ ‘Celebrity Plastic Surgeons’…Dr. Robert M. Rey, MD, is plastic surgeon to Hollywood’s most beautiful celebrities, and arguably, to some of the most beautiful people in the world. He very graciously agreed to let me interview him for the blog, and I can’t wait to share with you what he has to say about physical beauty, advances in interventional technology for plastics as well as the importance of inner beauty and of loving the self! SKB: “Thank you SO much for having me and for your time- I am so grateful! So, IRead More →

Happy Saturday y’all! Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be in the makeup chair constantly for your work? Ever wonder what’s in a model’s beauty bag? I’ve got the scoop chatting with Boston based beauty Alissa Mezzetti (IG: AlissaMezzetti) I met Alissa three years ago at an event for Diane von Furstenberg on Boston’s Newbury Street- I knew she was someone I wanted to know! She is equal parts fierce and warm-hearted, has a passion for women’s rights and is as beautiful on the inside as she is outside!! SKB: “Alissa thank you so much for speaking with me today! You model for a living.. what areRead More →

It’s New York Fashion Week friends! As part of a two part post series, today I am interviewing the ridiculously talented makeup artist Buffy Saint Marie! I first met Buffy four years ago at a Laura Mercier event for a fashion show in NY- her talents wowed me and even more so was her great sense of humor and kind heart! She gave me a signature red lip that night that I still wear to this day!  First, some background on Buffy: Buffy has over 10 years experience in the beauty industry. Her make up career began in the salon and spa community of New York City. Frederic Fekkai,Read More →

    Inspired by Valentine’s Day, today I am sharing my favorite romantic scents with you!  From left to right; Wildfox, Esteé Lauder Private Collection Tuberose Gardenia, Laura Mercier’s L’Heure Magique, Cartier Baiser Volé   Let’s start with Wildfox. I’m about to date myself here, but to me, it smells like Electric Youth! ( Do y’all remember that? Debbie Gibson?! No? Okay….) It has top notes of absinthe, incense and apricot, Middle notes of camellia, honeysuckle and jasmine (what’s more romantic than honeysuckle?!) and base notes of ambrox, musk and honey. YUM! Next, we have Esteé Lauder’s Private Collection Tuberose Gardenia. Oh. My. God. This smells likeRead More →