Faux Your Glow: 6 Skin and Hair Essentials

After a bitter winter and one too many days stuck inside because of uncooperative weather, the sun beckons us like a beacon to soak in its warming rays. But don’t go burning that pretty skin we’ve worked so hard to protect. Stock up on these essentials, slather on the sunscreen and get your glow on […]

Pretty in Radiant Orchid: 2014 Pantone Color of the Year

Radiant Orchid

Finally, a color we can get behind: Radiant Orchid is named Pantone Color of the Year 2014. A departure from jewel tones of years past, 2014 is all about the bold and the beautiful orchid. Not far off from our signature Spa Girl shade, we couldn’t be more excited. Anointed by Pantone Universe as the […]

Where’d You Get That Golden Glow Amy Poehler?

Amy Poehler Golden Globes 2014

Votre Vu makeup insider share how he brought out Amy Poehler’s natural glow for the 2014 Golden Globes. Celebrity makeup artist Brett Freedman created Amy Poehler’s look for the 2014 Golden Globes red carpet using Votre Vu products and shared the scoop on how he created her look. “For Amy’s triple duties at this year’s […]

Make-Upgrade: 2014 Beauty Resolutions

While you’re waiting for those gym results to kick in, prep yourself with an instant confidence-booster by switching up your beauty routine. It’s easy to get into the habit of using the same products and wearing the same makeup hues day in and day out, but that doesn’t mean no other combination will do. Makeup […]

Spa and Salon Trends: Do Try this at Home!

Top spa and salon trends and how to recreate them at home. Salons and spas are fertile ground for nurturing new beauty fads. It’s when a fad gains trend status that the good stuff happens, and the beauty gods go to work crafting new products to help you create the looks at home. Here are […]

Glowing Beauty Finds for Fall

Just can’t let go of that summer glow? Extend your glow with these tips and product picks to keep you hydrated and luminous throughout the cooler, drier fall weather season. The more radiant you look, the better you feel, right? Keep on glowing, Spa Girls! Body Summer sun can leave skin dull, freckled, and with […]

Have Beauty, Will Travel: 5 Jet-setter Must-haves

Traveling can take its toll on even the most prepped of Spa Girls. Combat the weary wanderer look with these 5 heaven-sent, travel-friendly beauty products. Stila Travel Palettes, $10 Stila Travel Palettes are inspired by fashionable destinations around the world like Rio and Seoul, and come with four eyeshadows, a cheek color and a highlighter/bronzer. […]

3 Fast and Fresh Summer Looks: Video How-to

Quick Summer Hair and Makeup Looks

Go from blah to summer bombshell with these three super simple summer hair and makeup looks. A shout-out to the hair stylists at Drybar for teaching us how to create these chic and classy hair DOs! 1. A Day at the Beach: Soft Waves + Bronzer No time for a day at the beach? Fake […]

Jouer Lip Enhancers: Lip Gloss with a Kick

Jouer Lip Enhancer

You’ve heard it before, and this certainly won’t be the last time, but I have a slight obsession with lip gloss. It seems the more glosses I try, the pickier I become. My least favorite downfall is the wrong consistency. When a gloss is too light, it wears off within seconds but when it’s too […]

All Eyes on Emerald: 2013 Color of the Year

Maybelline Eye Color Emerald

A far departure from the vibrant Tangerine Tango that adorned everything from our beauty bags to our fingertips last year, emerald green is a deeply romantic jewel tone that tops the color charts as the Pantone 2013 Color of the Year. “Emerald, a perfectly balanced green, is a mix of warm and cool, which makes it […]