Candy Colored Cosmetics for Spring

This spring, it's all about that 'pop of color' thrown into your usual makeup/beauty routine! Here are my picks, which range from "beginner with color" to "full-on fierce!" 1. Wet N' Wild WildShine Nail Color in "D'Oh!" 2. Essie Luxe Effects Nail Polish in "Jazzy...

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InternDIVA: Michael DePaulo FW15

“I was inspired by this new power movement with today’s women”, says DePaulo when describing his F/W 2015 collection. The line has no overall theme, as each piece is strong enough to stand on its own, but together they translate the emotional meaning behind the...

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Backstage Beauty: MILLY FW15

Even before I fell in love with Milly's FW15 geometric-mixed-with-pops-of-color collection, I fell in love with their 'a tad messy, totally chic, and simply effortless' beauty look. And below, is how they achieved it, with help from Beauty.com.  HAIR Making a...

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DIVA DISH: The Big Chill Gelish Ombre Gel Mani

  Up in smoke! That was the #inspo for my 2014 holiday gel mani ft. The Big Chill (base) and Snowflakes and Skyscrapers (tips) from the Gelish MINI winter collection. When the line arrived at the DIVAlicious offices, intern Kelsey and I quickly divided up the six...

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Backstage Beauty: Charlotte Ronson SS15

Inside the (Backstage) Beauty To mimic the whimsical aesthetic of the clothing from Charlotte Ronson SS15, Key Makeup Artist Dani Fonseca misted Temptu airbrush on eyes, lips and face. Batiste Dry Shampoo was used to prep hair before soft...

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InternDIVA: End of Summer Blues

After a Summer filled with new discoveries, it's time for a little reflection! I came across a number of amazing products in the past few months that have become my new go-to's on a regular basis. Here are four of my personal Summer favorites in shades of B L U...

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In the Nude (No, not really)

Since we've now approached that time of year when it's too early to start unpacking the sweaters and too late to sport bright, flashy "it's summer!" colors, I decided to go neutral. I call this my Pre-Fall look. Neutrals are the perfect shade to choose...

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InternDIVA: Gelish MINIs

There is nothing worse than finding wear and tear on recently manicured nails. I've noticed that within as little as 48 hours, my fresh mani is already disappointing me. From the color fading, to constant chipping, it's almost as if I never even went to the salon....

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InternDIVA: Go Green

I've decided to do a little experimenting with my usual “go-to” looks and routines this summer. I guess you can say I’m more of a “plain Jane” when it comes to fashion and beauty. But I think it’s time to change it up! Starting with color... There’s nothing wrong with...

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GIVEAWAY! You Name It June Giveaway

JUNE GIVEAWAY!!! Win this killer collection of summer goodies including NUANCE by Salma Hayek Blue Agave Shampoo and Conditioner L'ORÉAL Boost It Blow Out Heatspray DERMADOCTOR Shrinking Beauty Body Beautiful Lotion ALMAY Oil Free Gentle Eye Makeup Remover Pads...

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DIVA DOES… DIVAfaves

  DIVAfaves has launched and I am sooo excited to finally share this page with you!  I am always asked what I use on myself and also what's in my pro kit, so brand spankin' new to the site is a continually updated list of my current and all-time BEAUTY FAVES....

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DIVA DISH: Lux Life

Is it possible for a DIY at-home mani to last a full week? Hell if I know. I'm too busy bouncing off the walls that mine lasted ALL WEEKEND. As a makeup artist, I'm constantly digging through my pro kit, opening boxes of new product and unwrapping impossibly difficult...

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DIVA DISH: Kiss Me, I’m Wearing Press-Ons

Nothing says class like a set of press-on nails. So what if my boyfriend is HORRIFIED by them. Particularly the leopard print.  In a pinch, they do the job. And sometime's a pinch is all you got. The Kiss ImPress nails (shown above) come in countless shades,...

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NYFW: Helmut Lang AW14 Beauty

I break down the minimalist-meets-punk beauty look from the Helmut Lang AW2014 show HERE.  #rocknroll XOLC Lauren Cosenza is the creator and editor-in-chief of DIVAlicious, a trusted beauty/fashion expert, an on-camera personality and spokesperson,...

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NYFW: Wildfox AW14

Check out DIVAlicious Contributor Michelle Weiss' coverage of the whimsical Wildfox Fall 2014 collection HERE.  #ineedadrink XOLC Lauren Cosenza is the creator and editor-in-chief of DIVAlicious, a trusted beauty/fashion expert, an on-camera...

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Talk About a Hand Job!

OK, Yes, I know that was quite a risque headline, but the devil on my shoulder won the bet, and besides, it got your attention didn't it?  Let's start by saying that I have had a major problem with dry skin since childhood. My hands and knuckles seem to lose all...

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DIVA DISH: Silver Linings

Was testing out some fun silver polishes to get in the holiday spirit and lo-and-behold....VIOLA!!....a metallic textured ombré situation emerged on my very hand. I looked at it. Smiled to myself because I love a happy beauty accident. And applied it exactly the same...

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DIVA DOES… Nail Pop

What happens when you cross NAIL POP x DIVAlicious Blog x ELECTRIC PICKS?? This......... A diva assumes her throne. Pinky the pupcake holds court. Badass rock n' roll for your wrist (and neck) emerges.  Studs are spotted. And glitters and...

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MANI MONDAY: Miss Mani Mei

Oh do I spy my homegirl Miss Mei Kawajiri in the New York Post for her next-level nail designs?!! Couldn't be happier for her. Her nail game blows my mind and keeps getting better... Some recent work that I've kind of DIED OVER: 1. DEXTER 2. RAINBOW BRITE 3....

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