Body scrubs made with coffee and sugar, bath salts scented like cinnamon, facial peels crafted from crushed papayas, makeup palettes packaged like chocolate bars, face powder made from ground rice -- foodie hysteria has clearly infiltrated the beauty/cosmetics market. If the idea of rubbing cookie ... More >>
When the International
Makeup Artist Trade Show rolls into town, it brings with it a million
tiny pans of eye shadow -- and the utter conviction that the right shade
of lipstick can change your life. At the Pasadena Convention Center,
where the trade show took place earlier this summer, beauty i ... More >>
*Coachella Preview 2012: Everything You Need to Know About the Performers
*Going to Coachella? Bring This Gear or You're Effed!
When it comes to Coachella, what's better: 103-degree temperatures or a drizzly, windy, muddy polo field?
The latter is what many festival-goers might be facing ... More >>
Aww, look at this cute little vicious, bloodthirsty killer apex predator evening bag. According to the maker, Tsurubride, it fits just enough for a night on the town: cell phone, lip gloss, money, credit cards, and the mangled bodies of several seals and sea lions. Yeah, I made that last one ... More >>
War Tapes may be best known for cranking out brooding jams at clubs and loft parties across Los Angeles, but Becca Popkin, bassist for the Downtown-based group has another talent that will be on display when the band embarks on its nationwide tour with VNV Nation this Saturday at Club N ... More >>
Always on the look out for the marketing zeitgeist (the concept, not the bar - which serendipitously we were at last night for theMix agency party), LAWeekly.com noticed these "Personal Training for Dorks" flyers up around the conference center and desperately missed our gyms back home. The only "ex ... More >>
Last year they did Dame Edna, now they're doing a Hello Kitty line of cosmetics. "Somewhere between a coy girl and sexy siren, M·A·C Hello Kitty represents the desire in all of us to be both innocent and mischievous," says their PR. She is coy girl, sexy siren, and all cat.The color palette is bl ... More >>
Hey it happens. I guess. Agent Provocateur's got your areolas covered with their nipple balm, called Titillation. The "nipple refresher" also comes with a lip plumper for those "high traffic areas." But you might want to consider taking it easy with those nipple clamps...
$40, available at Bloomi ... More >>
Geesh, a lot of songs have the word "Black" in them don't they? Okay, this is my last time using one as a headline. Promise. The above is the best, anyway.
Forgot to mention that the "goodie bag" for the Imitation of Christ show was Smashbox makeup: a magenta lipstick called "Enchanting," black cre ... More >>
Quick: name that band. Who is it, the latest art damaged country punks to stagger out of Joshua Tree? Some long lost side project of J.D. Souther, Jackson Browne and Neil Young? The Devendra Banhart fan club? Any way you look at 'em, their beards are impressive: it takes a long time, and a total dis ... More >>
"What are you going to be for Halloween this year?" I asked a friend of friend last week. "I'm gonna be a 'ho," she replied matter of factly. "That should be easy," I answered, not even thinking. Later, our mutual pal pointed out just how bit ... More >>