Soft & Sweet

Posted by Marla Malcolm Beck on

While there are many bold and bright spring trends, I must say, I am always partial to the soft and sweet nude lip. I have the good fortune to have oodles and oodles of stuff sent to me by the most creative brands in the world. As I got up this morning, I was looking around for a lip color, and came upon NARS Mayflower. I don’t know when I got it, or how. I have a feeling they gave it to me in their office one day, but I LOVE this color. It was from Spring 2011’s collection and...

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Oh Boy!

Posted by Marla Malcolm Beck on

We were in Chanel's offices overlooking Central Park reviewing fall and holiday launches. There is a glorious staircase between the two floors which is a copy of the staircase in her Paris apartment. Carpeted in two of her favorite colors, beige and black, I felt like she was going to traipse down at any minute. Even more glorious is Chanel's new lipstick - Rouge Coco Shine. The team gave me "Boy" to take with me, named after the love of Gabrielle Chanel's life. How romantic. And that is just what this color is - completely romantic. A soft pink, moisturizing,...

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Lips: New, Notable, and Lasting

Posted by Marla Malcolm Beck on

I popped into Bluemercury at Wildwood in Bethesda last weekend. One of my friends happened to be there and had just purchased two of Bobbi Brown's Rich Lip Color SPF 12. She picked up one in Crimson - a deep reddish brown - and another in Rose Blossom - a vibrant, bright rose. She is a brunette with skin that looks gorgeous golden-brown and tanned yearround, so of course, these colors were absolutely striking on her.I, urgently, had to try these. Since I am on a nude kick, I picked up Bare Pink - a matte, hydrating, very light pinky/brown....

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Holiday Party Lip

Posted by Marla Malcolm Beck on

Went out the other night and our NYC Upper West Side Team chose my lip. Bobbi Brown pale pink lip liner, Laura Mercier Pink Label Lipstick (limited edition for holiday), and Laura Mercier After Hours Lip Glace (limited edition for holiday). This is the perfect soft pink lip to go with any dramatic eye. Too pale for day – perfect for night.

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