Following the lead of our sister fashion blog, we’re starting a 5 Ws video series here on the beauty blog. Quick and candid, our first micro-interview features one of our favorite celeb makeup artists, Charlotte Tilbury. She tells us who she idolizes and how anyone can look like Kate Moss—all in just two minutes, no less!
World-class celebrity makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury joined us and a crowd of fans in store to share her tips for creating her much sought-after red carpet looks–from giving lift to your eyes with her signature ‘feline flick’ to cheating your way to bigger lips. ICYMI, watch our video edit of her steps and best techniques.
Bonus: if you’re in the Dallas or Houston area, join us and Tilbury as she shares more skincare and makeup secrets live in person. Also, take advantage of Tilbury Transformations and receive a complimentary consultation with a Charlotte Tilbury makeup artist throughout the week.
NorthPark Center: Tuesday, March 24 from 6-8pm. Makeup artist consultations and Tilbury Transformations Friday, March 20 through Tuesday, March 24. Call (214) 231-3900 for more details and to RSVP.
Nordstrom Galleria: Thursday, March 26 from 6-8pm. Makeup artist consultations and Tilbury Transformations Wednesday, March 25 through Sunday, March 29. Call (832) 201-2700 for more details and to RSVP.
World-class makeup artist. Brit beauty. Force of nature. We’ve got 10 reasons you’ll want to know more about this industry It girl, mum and modern maven. Find out all about what she loves, who she hangs out with and her pro picks for looking fab. Meet Charlotte Tilbury.
Sarah Jessica Parker, guest editor on Nordstrom.com’s The Thread blog, debuts her SJP Collection looking flawless, thanks to her trusted hairstylist Serge Normant. As the pair embarks on the SJPxNordstrom cross-country shoe launch, she puts the spotlight on Serge, camera-phone interview style, to candidly discuss how their storied relationship started at the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards.
Best on-the-fly styling advice from Serge Normant:
“When all else fails and you’re in a panic, just do a timeless ponytail.” —Sarah Jessica Parker
The countdown to New Year’s Eve is on! If you’re not lucky enough to have the day off, you may need to transform your look at the office in a flash. Here’s how you can go from day to evening with ease.
We’re celebrating a new approach to beauty at Nordstrom Beauty Spot—along with more ways to explore the fun side of beauty. Whether in store or online, through Twitter or Instagram, Nordstrom Beauty Spot is designed to inspire, offer expert advice, help you play with the trends and be your most beautiful you.
In honor of this new experience, we connected six of our favorite tastemakers with our Beauty Stylists to play with fall’s best makeup trends. Each created custom designs inspired by her discoveries. From fashion blogger to makeup maven, DJ to DIY diva, nail artist to beach-babe baker: these talented women use their passions and pursuits to express beauty in unique ways.
Fashion blogger Karla Deras (above, top) of Karla’s Closet created custom how-tos for fall makeup looks. Style chameleon and beauty blogger Chriselle Lim(above, bottom) teased up three custom styles for fab fall hair.
Star spinmaster DJ Kiss(above, top) mixed up a playlist of her favorite “get-ready” tunes. DIY expert Erica Domesek (above, bottom), founder of P.S. I Made This, designed an easy DIY project to organize your home “beauty spot.”
Celebrity nail artist Madeline Poole(above, top) curated exclusive nail art designs. Online culinary queen Joy the Baker(above, bottom) whipped up three delicious beauty-inspired recipes.
Yves Saint Laurent’s new ‘Volume Effet Faux Cils’ Baby Doll Mascara may be girly, but there’s nothing ‘little’ about it. On one side, thick, spaced bristles coat lashes and create volume; on the other, fine, close bristles hit even the tiniest lashes to create a lush fringe. The effect: a wide-open look that’s seductive and stunning. To promote the mascara’s launch, the brand created this video starring model, actress and all-around It Girl Cara Delevingne.
Naughty and nice: The mascara comes in four playfully named shades: Fetish Black, Indiscreet Purple, Audacious Blue and Wheedler Brown.
Step-by-step instructions from the video below: 1. Begin with one coat of Nail Foundation Flawless Basecoat. 2. Apply two coats of ‘Cheeky Chops’ Nail Lacquer. 3. Use a dotting tool (or ball point pen) to create large dots at random with ‘Keks’ Nail Lacquer. 4. Layer on smaller dots in ‘Primrose Hill Picnic’ Nail Lacquer with the other end of your dotting tool (or something with a finer point, like a toothpick). 5. Let dry 5 to 10 minutes, and apply Hardwear P.D. Quick Topcoat to finish.