Whatcha Wearin’ Wednesday (WWW): Samantha and MAC Ruby Woo

Our “My Week With Marilyn” glamorous giveaway is showing up everywhere in my life!

I was shopping in the vast land they call the Beverly Center, last Friday, when this super-cool pixie of a girl, and her perfect pin-up red lipstick, caught my eye for today’s Whatcha Wearin’ Wednesday (WWW):

WWW: Samantha wearing MAC Ruby Woo

Here’s how it went down:

BF (doubling back like a weirdo): “Hi, sorry to bother you. I have a beauty blog and I loooove your lipstick! What’s your name?”

Samantha (seeming unsure of aforementioned, strange, stalking BF): “Okay. Samantha.”

BF: “Here’s my card. Whatcha wearin’?”

Samantha: “Ruby Woo by MAC.”

MAC Ruby Woo Lipstick

BF (laughing, yet again, like a weirdo): “Oh my gosh. That is the third time I’ve asked someone what they’re wearing and they said MAC’s Ruby Woo. I think I’m gonna have to get it! It’s the perfect pin-up red. Mind if I take your picture for my Whatcha Wearin’ Wednesday post?”

Samantha: “Sure. But I haven’t reapplied it in hours or anything, though.”

BF: “Oh honey, you don’t need to! It looks perfect!” (Snaps pic on iPhone)

BF: “Thanks so much, Samantha & check out BeautyFrosting.com!”

We said our goodbyes and I couldn’t help but feel that Marilyn herself was watching over me as I continue that everlasting quest for the perfect red lipstick.

It’s not a matter of not finding it, though! It’s a matter of finding soooo many slightly different shades that are just purrrfect and from that, establishing an arsenal of red lipsticks perfect for your beautifully individual personality and pout.

It’s a pretty fun quest to be on….especially with Marilyn helping me out (wink, wink)!

Happy Wednesday, beauties!
You never know when I might stop you to ask “What-cha wearin’?” 



*Click here for last week’s WWW

*Click here for details on how to enter our “My Week With Marilyn” Glamorous Giveaway

BF Asks: Have you found your ravishing red signature lip color? Or are you still on the prowl?

BF QOD: Moment with Marilyn #4 – the most inspiring words yet

As we get closer to our BeautyFrosting “My Week With Marilyn” glamorous giveaway, we have our Moment with Marilyn #4 from the lady, herself. If you haven’t entered yet, click on the link above to find out how! And stay tuned all week or more inspiring words from our Marilyn Monroe:

Moment with Marilyn #4: "I believe everything happens for a reason..."

 “I believe everything happens for a reason. People change so you can learn to let go, things go wrong so you can appreciate them when they’re right. You believe lies so that you will eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes, good things fall apart so better things can fall together.”
(Marilyn Monroe)
Oh beauties, this one always makes me a little sniffly. I’ve had quite a doozy of a year. A year that started, with me feeling like I was in a cocoon, and now leaves me feeling, well, a little butterfly’ish. It isn’t those moments, when you’re on top of the world, when you need a quote like this. It’s when you’re at the bottom of the world just wondering if you’re ever gonna get through it.
Guess what I’m here, as living proof, to tell you?
And you will be better having lived in that cocoon for a spell than if you’d simply been a butterly all along.
BF Asks: Now that I bared my soul, what does this quote mean to you, beauty?

BF QOD: Moment with Marilyn Monroe #1


"I'm selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes. I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best." (Marilyn Monroe)

May it serve as a reminder to us all.

Whether we need to be open to someone kind, get rid of someone unkind or just be a little more forgiving of ourselves: yes, yes and yes.




BF Asks:  Can you relate to the magical words of Marilyn Monroe?


Miracle on QVC Street: Tarte Miracle of Maracuja TODAY ONLY on QVC for $59.96 (a $207 retail value).

I. Heart. Tarte.

I do.

You will hear about LOTS OF Tarte products on here.
Namely, one of my favorite all-time mascaras.

But that’s for another day.

For today, on QVC you can score a whole pie of a Tarte.

(That just tickled me!)

As someone who loooooves baked goods but can’t eat them everyday, like I would prefer, having some Tartes on my vanity just makes me happy.

So why don’t you get happy?
Big deal today on QVC. One day only. Limited edition item.

It’s a whole cake of a pie of a Tarte.

Oh, now I’m just trying to hard, darn it.




TODAY ONLY!!!  $207 value for $59.96, visit Tarte on QVC. I cannot stress “TODAY ONLY” enough.


BF Asks: What’s your makeup miracle?

In My Tub Tuesday: The glamorous…

We should all be so lucky to have that gorgeous “GLAMGLOW” ($24)… wait…

We all can!

One of my favorite beauty products to launch in 2011 was GLAMGLOW exfoliating mud mask (www.GLAMGLOWMUD.com). It’s rare to find a product that you rave on and on about AND one that works for every skin type. Even more so, a product that you sample and then feel the immediate need to go out and buy!

Awarded “The 2012 Neiman Marcus Beauty Award for Best Quick Fix & Formula”, GLAMGLOW makes us all feel glamorous & pampered by exfoliating, tightening and deep cleaning our skin. Ideal for pre-event primping, or, as a beauty ritual during your weekly exfoliation, you simply cannot go wrong with GLAMGLOW! I promise.

I received GG as a sample in January and I fell in love, I tell you. I applied it to my cleansed face, neck and décolletage, while soaking in my tub. I left it on about 10 minutes (conveniently, just enough time to read a chapter of Hunger Games and have a glass of wine) and sat back with my mudded face, reading, relaxing and letting it do its glamorous work.

How? I applied an even layer of the fresh, herbal-smelling mud, and felt a light tingling sensation, followed by a tightening effect as it dried. Just a warning, beauties: You WON’T look like a beauty during the process. But it’s only 10 minutes so lock the door!


When 10 minutes passed, I washed GG off with water in gentle cirular motions, stimulating greater exfoliation. Easy.

What were the results?

Tickled Pink!!!

And glamorously gloooowing!

I was tickled pink by the tingling mask! My skin has rarely felt so deeply cleansed. I had tighter, super-clean skin with fewer apparent lines, pores and wrinkles. Small lines had seemed to vanish (!) and I felt that it was the perfect complement to my skincare regimen. To be honest, it felt kind of magical to get such dramatic results from a new product. I only wished I ‘d had a party to go that night. Alas, I went to bed. But the very next day, I went out and bought a jar at Beauty Collection.

Now, GlamGlow is a must in my beauty kitchen and it’s one of my fave treats to apply before a big night.

Buy your jar now by clicking on this BeautyFrosting link to BeautyCollection:


Type  in GlamGlow in the search line and in a few moments, it will be yours!

Xoxo, BF

p.s. Celebs love it, too. Here are some thoughts about GG by a few:

“Love the smell and love the mud mask!” (Natalie Portman)

“My skin looks amazing! GLAMGLOW is my new best friend!” (The Vampire Diaries’ Nina Dobrev)

*Photographs are real and untouched. Hide your children. It’s for the greater good of beauty product discovery.

BF asks: What skincare concerns would you like to see addressed on BeautyFrosting?

Bathing Beauty: BeautyFrosting

First thing you should know about me….I’m a bath addict.

I take baths. Every. Night.

Happy. Sad. Sleepy. Awake. After a workout. After one-too-many cocktails.

I have worried many a roommate and significant other by my odd, late night, against-all-odds bathing ritual. I’m looking at you, Vanessa York.

I never miss a bath unless I’m camping (all 2 times) or if the water service has been shut off. I can count the number of missed baths, post-college, on one hand.

We all have our beauty rituals. Ones we never break… or try not to.

I have always been fascinated by those features in my favorite magazines that ask: “What’s in your purse? What’s in your medicine cabinet? What’s in your shower?”

Well, now that you know my beauty ritual, you’ll understand why I’m doing an “In My Tub Tuesday”. I usually try, at least, one new product during my bath each week.

The one I’m featuring below is a product I discovered in January but instantly fell in love with. It went from a one-time product to an essential weekly ritual in itself.

That happens sometimes, doesn’t it?

So come see what the fuss is all about.

I present to you:

“In My Tub Tuesday”.

In My Tub Tuesday



BF Asks: Are you a bath or shower girl? Reply below.



Fresh & Frisky with Frisco

I recently had the pleasure of catching up with an old (but young-looking) friend, Sonia, visiting from NYC.

We went to Sonoma Wine Garden in Santa Monica, and after some full-bodied wine and delish tapas fare, we had to say our goodbyes.

“We must take a pic to immortalize the occasion!” I said, applying BECCA Frisco lip gloss ($23).

Her reply: “I’m gonna need some of that gloss. So pretty!”

So we both applied the strawberry-cake-batter-smelling gloss and smiled for our waiter-turned-photographer.

We loved the result! So much so that, Sonia asked me to text her the name of the gloss.

The next day, I posted the pic on FB and Sonia texted me to say, “I’m buying that gloss TODAY!!”

In the tube, Frisco looks SUPER orange but I swear it’s not.

Just a shiny, sweet-smelling, apricot creamsicle of a gloss, that works for every skin shade, and looks super natural in pics and in person!

Xoxo, BF

BF Asks: What lip gloss do you love to wear for photos?

Goldilocks & The 3 Fragrances: A Kai Fragrance Giveaway

You want to smell like a lady. A lovely lady.

Well, lovely, but not like your great grandmother, either.

You want a fragrance that’s not pretentious, overpowering, too sweet nor too musky.

You’re kind of like Goldilocks when it comes to perfume/fragrance.

I get it.

You have tried them all and found that “This one smells too big and musky”,

“This one smells too fragile and sweet, like a jolly rancher.”

You tell me, “I just want to smell fresh and pretty. Is that too much to ask?”

No, no it isn’t, my golden friend.

 So Goldilocks, here is your “Juuuuuust right!” moment!

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