Entries by Gigi Anders

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Caring for Your Lips in Winter

UPDATED November 7th, 2017 How to care for your lips in winter? It’s not that hard with the right products! You know how when you eat a minty candy cane and you inhale and you feel that cooling sensation? This is Buxom Party Central ($28), a literally refreshing four-pack of Absolutely Adorable sheer lip glosses […]

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How to Prepare Your Skin for Winter

UPDATED November 7th, 2017 Preparing your skin for the winter cold is easy with the right skin products! Red-nosed reindeer may be cute, but red-nosed chicas? Not so much. Dry, cold air stresses skin, making it feel tight, dehydrated, and rough—and no amount of makeup’s going to fix or look good on that. Enter L’Oreal […]

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The Best Fruit-Based Beauty Products

Fruit has been used in cosmetics since Cleopatra rolled solid balls of compacted pomegranate juice over her body as a fragrance. She probably didn’t know that pomegranate can improve the appearance of wrinkled skin by reducing inflammation and forestalling further damage. Indeed, up until this century, fruit was primarily used in perfumes. But in the […]

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Holiday Hair Q&A with Oribe Canales

Everybody’s favorite hair guru, the amazing Cuban American Oribe Canales, is famous enough to go only by Oribe. With too many Vogue covers to count and a growing, crazy-successful hair care line, the 57-year-old Miami-based wiz has no plans to slow down. Recently, however, he managed to stop long enough for a chat about getting […]

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Fall Makeup Goes Au Naturel

Fall 2013 Ready-To-Wear American and European catwalks showed models galore with minimal, stripped-down makeup, lustrous skin and perfect eyebrows. Though colder weather typically evokes smokey eyes and wine-dark lips, the “no-makeup makeup” seen at Narciso Rodriguez, Ralph Lauren, Marchesa, Valentino, Isabel Marant, Chloé, and Victoria Beckham looked fresh, pretty, and friendly. Notice that I did […]

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The Best High-End Hair Tools

A decade ago I was obsessed with all things Martha Stewart. My cheapie clothes iron had just died, and Martha said the best iron in the world was made by a century-old German home garment care company called Rowenta. That’s the only iron she would ever use, said Martha. Naturally, I went right to her […]

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Summer’s Prettiest Palettes

This summer’s beauty trend is all about color: peacock eyes, fresh cheeks, sheer, fruit-stained lips, hard candy nail polish hues, and lush scents—all in palettes. A breeze to apply and to travel with, these useful sets of happy colors and fragrances will get you all the way through Labor Day and beyond. THE ALL IN […]

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Quick Makeup Secrets for Women On The Go

Gigi Anders gives her best makeup secrets for busy women.  Latinas love makeup. We love experimenting with different colors, brands, and looks. But if you’re a working mom or a busy student, going full-throttle may be too time-consuming, except for weekends. National stylist and personal shopper Mindy Peterson empathizes. “Their lives are overwhelming,” she says of […]