Top Three Make-Up Brush Hacks

By: Tory  |  Published: June 4th, 2014   |  Category: Tory Shulman News

    1) The Concealer Brush This one is usually pretty stiff (that’s what she said) and I find it doesn’t really blend in concealer as much as just spackles it on like I”m putting on caulk. Caulk! Such a funny word. So I found it’s easier to use a softer bristle brush for blending concealer and use this brush for…wait for it…powdering! So check it out: I use concealer and blend using the soft brush on my under eye circles. And then I dip this stiffer brush into my finishing powder and tap tap tap until my concealer is […]

DRUGSTORE COWGIRL

By: Tory  |  Published: March 13th, 2014   |  Category: Tory Shulman News

I love make-up but I don’t love spending my life savings on it. Thus I present to you my weekly Drugstore Roundups to offer up some better cheaper choices. ps. All of these were confirmed to be great products by the drag queen next to me who was extremely helpful so you KNOW these are winners.   1) Sonia Kashuk Foundation I had heard rad reviews about this one so I went for it. This foundation is a little bit thicker than Revlon or L’oreal True Match and the colors were MUCH more spot on for me. I chose Vanilla […]

Lip Service

By: Tory  |  Published: January 14th, 2014   |  Category: Beauty, lip, make up, sephora

  Ok so I love wearing bright red lipstick. I feel fresh, I feel modern, I feel like I’m in a L’oreal ad.  This red lip is a staple of sexiness and I tend to sway my hips just a wee bit more when I’m wearing it. Only problem.: My husband hates red lipstick. So does every single man I’ve ever met. I asked about the red lip debate at my last dinner party and received these answers from the men in the room. “Your lips look chapped.” “You’re trying too hard.” “Hey Kool Aid Girl” (To be fair, that […]

The Bermuda Triangle of Concealer

By: Tory  |  Published: November 11th, 2013   |  Category: Beauty, Tory Shulman News

“I AM NOT A CLOWN” MONDAY I spend a lot of time thinking and contemplating make-up concealers. (note: I know this makes me sound like a huge asshole) But it’s because the art of applying good concealer is actually similar to an artistic technique that has always fascinated me: “Tromp L’oeil” otherwise known without the sassy French accent as Trick of the Eye. “Trompe-l’œil is an art technique that uses realistic imagery to create the optical illusion that depicted objects exist in three dimensions. Forced perspective is a comparable illusion in architecture.” (Just FYI I am citing Wikipedia here UNLIKE […]