Greening of a Glam Girl

Green Beauty Expert Kristen Arnett endeavors to educate one style-centric woman who wants her beauty routine to match her fashion sense/obsession. This ongoing dialogue is aimed at helping real women, with actual beauty dilemmas, as they weed through the marketing gimmicks to make more people & planet friendly choices while still living a gorgeously glam lifestyle.

lash curler eyeliner

Dear Kristen, I am lucky to be blessed with amazing eyelashes and I consider my eyes my best feature.  However, I feel completely naked without eyeliner. In fact I have been using the same pencil eyeliner for nearly 15 years! I recently experimented with liquid eyeliner but it made a total mess and I have black streaks ...

f2brosey_large

Dear Kristen, We are in the middle of the dog days of summer and it is such a pain to put on any makeup because it just melts off! I know that having a bare face is great at the beach, but it is not so pleasant at a major business presentation. I would like to ...

dior Spring 2011

Dear Kristen, I have two memories from that event. First, I felt fantastic because my makeup was a dressed up version of myself. Second, my face was puffy, itchy and bright red for a week after the wedding because my skin clearly did not like the makeup that the artist used. I took your suggestion and looked up the ...

alima bronzer

Dear Kristen, Brrr- it is STILL cold outside and I am officially snowed in! While the white wonderland is beautiful to look at, the weather is making my skin look lack luster. So, I have been trying to emulate that whole illumination look from the runway – hoping ...

lip liner

Dear Kristen, As the saying goes, always the bridesmaid, never the bride. I am a part of three weddings this year and attending two others. Plus I have numerous other affairs- all of which require the perfect dress, hair and of course makeup. I know the bride is supposed to get the special treatment; a hairdresser and ...

Malini Glam Girl

I am a smart, confident and capable woman (if I do say so myself!). I wear cute dresses and fabulous shoes. I love my job and work hard to make a positive difference to those who surround me. In fact, you have probably seen me or someone like me on the train or in line ...