We have all been there when it comes to brows. Either we were a little heavy handed with the tweezers, producing a “plucked chicken” look, or we didn’t reach for the tweezers enough and end up looking overgrown! I still remember the first time I decided to get my brows professionally tinted - being naturally blonde my eyebrows are either sun bleached or patchy light ...
Would you like to be able to put together a swish vintage hair-do from the comfort of your own home? I know I would! We all have that hair care guru friend who can do amazing things with her hair, from chic up dos to the perfect look for any costume party. Unfortunately, I am definitely not that friend. But, after watching this new video from HSN I think I could be. It got...
Skin care can be so daunting. With a multitude of steps and available options on the market it’s no wonder that most people can become completely stumped. I used to be terrified of making changes to my skincare routine, but as I get older and become more familiar with what works best on my specific skin, I have found a few helpful tips to keep my face calm, clear, and happy.
Some of the hardest working people in front of the camera are our models and this year we have four of them with decade birthdays from 30 years old to 60! Day and night they bring their experience and approachable glamour to every show. They don’t speak much on-air but I know they have a lot to say, so we sat down and got chatty with some of them.
Curtis shares his easy method for pounding up perfect pesto to use as a glaze for a moist chicken breast. Lightly herbed spaghetti rounds out the meal. A simple but impressive recipe that's easy enough for anyone to make and master.
Big confession: I tend to be a little clueless when it comes to shaping and defining with eye makeup. I can create a couple of basic looks and I was taught by a very patient makeup artist how to tightline my eyes a couple of years ago, but that’s about as good as it gets.
Summer fun begins with alterations! Do your kids look as though they’re wearing Laura Petrie’s pedal Pushers? Following are three different ways you can alter their high waters into shorts. It’s fast, it’s fun and it will expand your wardrobe budget!
My general rule of thumb is that your necklace should mimic the neckline of your top. You want to make sure your necklace sits within your neckline so that it follows your neckline and accentuates and highlights it. Jewelry is always meant to compliment your look and bring it all together.
We’re getting closer to the debut of Nicki Minaj’s new fragrance Minajesty - Exotic Edition on Friday, July 11th! In this video, the hip hop sensation and style icon speaks about her fans and why they mean so much to her.
When it comes to packing makeup for travel I never quite get it right. I either end up not bringing enough and wishing I had a different lip or eye colour with me, or I lug along way too much and half of it stays in my cosmetic bag. However, on my last holiday I finally felt like I got it right! The reason was simple: careful planning. So see below my tips on how and what to pack in your travel makeup bag, and you’ll be traveling easy and stylishly on your next trip!
While I may be a beauty product addict, I am far from a makeup artist. I am constantly looking for ways to hone my makeup application skills and I turn to videos most often to learn from the pros. In this video, Nur gives a perfect introduction to three of the most daunting words in makeup artistry: contouring, bronzing, and highlighting. Done correctly, these can add gorgeous dimension to your face, enhancing your best features and minimizing your least favorite.
Hip-hop sensation Nicki Minaj is coming to HSN on July 11th for the debut of her new fragrance Minajesty - Exotic Edition! In this video, she speaks about the inspiration behind her perfume. Described by Nicki as “effervescent, fun, euphoric,” this one-of-a-kind fragrance is sure to make you feel beautiful.
There is no way to rush great barbecued ribs, which is one of the reasons why the very best ones turn out juicy and fall-off-the-bone tender. These hickory-smoked beauties start off with an overnight spicing, then are slowly cooked for a few hours. Be flexible with the cooking time...
There is no better time to add a little punch of cosmetic color to your beauty palette than when the weather heats up! Even if you’re a fan of neutrals like me, there are so many fun ways to bring color into your collection of beauty products – and I promise that none of them are scary.
Sleep glorious sleep. It used to be sugar I craved, now sleep is the new treat. Treat? No! It is absolutely positively essential! It cannot be overestimated how important this is. They call it “beauty sleep” for a reason! Here are some best bets on how to get those zzzz’s. Your mind, body and spirit with thank you.
Who doesn't want to define their eyes, add a little drama and create the perfect feline flick? As Nur says, eyeliner can reshape your eyes, help lift them and give the appearance of a thicker lash line. However, I don’t think I am the only one who has tried and failed, ending up with a wonky line or worse yet, panda eyes.
I have spent my career educating the world on the 4 diamon C’s: Color, Cut, Clarity and Carat. However, once you understand these technical terms there is much more that goes into purchasing a piece of fine jewelry. I created Rarities to express the 3 M’s of Carol Brodie: Meaning, Moment, and Memory.
Summer is a time of family gatherings, parties, parades, and barbecues. Why not put together a thoughtful Thank You gift for your host or hostess featuring their favorite hobby? Use the Nifty Gifties Tie It On kit to include a coordinating gift card or note to personalize the gift even more.
Tacos are not just about chopped meat, lettuce, tomato and cheese. There are so many other combinations to be tried. One of our favorites are these shredded chicken tacos that were smoked with cherry wood. The flavor is big and the method is super easy. It’s the perfect recipe for a hot summer night because it keeps that heat out of the kitchen.
The lights of Las Vegas were sparkling even brighter this past weekend as jewelry insiders gathered at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino for North America's premiere jewelry event! I've been visiting this show for the past 10 years and I have to admit - it never disappoints. There's ...
When it comes to drinks ice cubes are the perfect opportunity to spruce things up and with summer closing in fast now is the time to start thinking about them for your next party occasion. Whether its for a graduation party or a small get together, its easy to make a big impact with something simple.
This Valentine’s Day I did something a little different. My husband and I volunteered on a Habitat for Humanity home build and it was amazing! We wanted to take a day and give back to the community and I was able to take advantage of one of my paid days of community service that I get through HSN Cares, the philanthropic arm of HSN. I learned
Summer is about lightening up. From our moods, menus and clothes to our makeup textures and fragrance, the best response to the intensities of summer is to keep it cool. When it comes to makeup this means putting away your deep tones and always checking your application in natural light. The goal? To look as carefree as you feel.