Getting Ready For Fall Featuring Boyfriend Jeans


Betsy Brown Style by afewgoodygumdrops featuring Boyfriend Jeans  My outfits are pretty casual given my lifestyle unfortunately that doesn't make them less pricey. This look is one of my favorite's...casual, comfy and cool. I'm enamored with The Row, Dior, and Valentino! This outfit features my favorite (luxury) designers mixed with distressed denim. We've all become … [Read more...]

Did Your Lips Kiss A Frog Today?


In the past, we've shared black, grey and blue lipstick that you didn't think you'd wear, and you did! We all know those weren't the true colors on your lips but the subtle hues they provided were actually flattering. now we're sharing a color called Frog Prince! You guessed's green, and it's by none other than famed "Lipstick Queen" herself. If you can get … [Read more...]

Christopher Kane + Nars + WOW!


 As I've told you before, I'm a makeup junkie...more in the vain of a serious collector. In my book, you can never have too many fabulous lip glosses. I'm sharing three extraordinary shades that are sure to get you through the summer. The colors are GORG and can be paired (or not) with different color liners for whatever effect and look you want to achieve. I love a very glossy … [Read more...]

YSL Lipsticks…The Latest Shades May Shock You! Drool-Worthy or Not?


Totally obsessed with this intense couture lipstick collection inspired by Monsieur Saint Laurent’s "iconic color palette—red, fuchsia and orange—customize your look with luminous red". Three fashion-forward shades to adorn your lips with a dramatic look. Years ago I wore a frosted purple shade called Breezy from Ultima. The color was gorgeous but eventually went out of … [Read more...]

Tom Ford’s Limited Editon Nail and Lip Collection Is All You Need!


As I confessed the other day I'm more than a "makeup junkie" I'm a "serious collector". That's why I'm totally loving this limited-edition collection from Tom Ford Beauty. Tom Ford Beauty (Gucci fame before introducing Tom Ford Beauty) combines the best of fall's lip and nail colors in this stunning black box. It's filled with this season's hottest new shades. The Lip Colors … [Read more...]

Charlotte Tilbury…Kissing Lipsticks! Mwah, Smack, Smooch


Buying lipsticks used to be a favorite pastime of it's a passion!!! Always searching for the perfect color and formula. Even if you can't afford the Valentino boots and top you can at least buy the lipstick to match the pieces on your "wish list". We've recently discovered Charlotte Tilbury's (renowned make-up artist) amazing collection of lipsticks, matching lip … [Read more...]

“Let Them Eat Cake” Lipstick Works For Me!


I would buy this lipstick just for it's name...Let Them Eat Cake! (Marie Antoinette coined the best phrase ages ago!) First off I LOVE cake and secondly, Poppy Queen's lipsticks are and always have been my favorite since I was introduced them to six years ago at Barneys Cosmetics Counter. I wore her black lip gloss ( Black Sinner Shine) til there was nothing left in the little … [Read more...]

Layer Your Lips with NARS


"First impressions" mean a lot and that includes your lipstick, too! We love NARS recent collection for Nordstrom. The collection is all about layering different lip textures in similar neutral tones. Makes a great "lasting impression" especially on your lips. The collection called...'Baiser de Feu' Lip Bag features three sensational lip textures...a gloss, a pencil and a … [Read more...]

Natural Lip Colors That Never Go Out of Style!


While every cosmetic "lipstick" line boasts long-lasting moisturizing's the lip color that's most important to us. They pretty much all do the same thing give or take a full mwah on a coffee cup. During the day I love a natural look and Edward Bess lipsticks all have that ultra-natural appeal. Very similar to Armani colors but I decided to try something different. … [Read more...]

Makeup Trends We Love


Today I thought I'd share some of my favorite makeup trends. Although I love anything shimmery I probably wouldn't wear the bright silver glittery lipstick. My two favorite "naughtier" lipstick colors are from Laura Mercier, known for their moisturizing lipstick and Poppy Queen, known for their sheer tints of outrageous colors. These two dark shades have become classic tones … [Read more...]