Dior Spring/ Summer 2014: Get The Look Now

11 7 2013

We get it. Though barely Winter, we find ourselves talking Spring. Hey, we’re fashion & beauty people and we pride ourselves on staying a step, or a season, ahead. This past Fashion Week, the Dior runway was aflutter with beautifully pigmented strokes of gold on lids, fresh skin, a slight breeze of blush, the faintest presence of brown mascara and nude …

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Resident Experts: Holiday Gift Ideas

11 4 2013
Resident Experts

When it comes to shopping for the holidays, there’s no better gift-selecting pro than our Resident Experts.  Whether it’s finding the right hostess gift or identifying just what to give the child with a rockstar future, Margie, Vanessa, Domenica and Ted have an idea of what to wrap up. Flip through the above album to …

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Aerin Lauder’s 5 Fall Traditions

10 28 2013
Aerin - Red Berries

In celebration of her new book Beauty at Home, lifestyle guru and Aerin founder Aerin Lauder shares her favorite fall family traditions & tips with 5th/58th: Football: For me, our family football game the Friday after Thanksgiving has become a tradition I look forward to almost as much as dinner the night before.  We all gather …

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Three Bad Hair Day Solutions To Try Now

10 25 2013
Oribe Gold Lust Nourishing Hair Oil 212 872 2621

Bid your bad hair days a fond farewell with our rundown of good hair essentials. If hair flips and tosses top your to-do list, read on… Alterna Dry Shampoo No time to wash? No problem. Don’t stress, refresh. Revive oily roots and extend the life of your blowout with Alterna Dry Shampoo.  The talc-free formula sops up excess oil …

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Must Try Skin Savers

10 21 2013
La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Sleep Mask

Ever on the hunt for the best new beauty, these five skin savers made our BG Beauty Girls perk right up. From a facial treatment that feels like a boost of ”liquid energy” to a reparative hand treatment that promises the most youthful hands ever, and a few high performing goodies in between — this rundown of Must Try Skin …

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Antica Farmacista’s Manhattan Secrets

9 30 2013
Antica Farmacista Manhattan Fragrance Collection

In honor of Antica Farmacista‘s Manhattan Fragrance Collection debut, we asked the fragrance house to share their top five New York City secrets with 5th/58th.  Just like their new fragrance collection inspired by the classic cocktail and city that never sleeps, their favorite spots evoke warmth, sparkle and mystery — while being an altogether olfactory …

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Beauty Picks: The Best Red Lip

BGs Beauty Girls share their favorite bold pucker

9 30 2013

Pucker up! Really. Adding a bold red lip is one of the easiest ways to refresh your face.  So what are the hottest hues of the season? We asked our beauty-obsessed beauty buyers to share their picks.  Dior, Dior Rouge 999 Thirty-two Couture Signature Shades. The purest expression of color and the only couture touch needed. …

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Revealed: Our NYFW Beauty Secrets

What's in our beauty kit this Fashion Week?

9 3 2013
Sulwhasoo Snowise Brightening Serum 212 872 8726

September is here and Fashion Week (or month for those travelling to London, Milan and Paris) is back.  This means extraordinarily long days spent on foot, reviewing collections, meeting with designers and team, and never, never stopping.  So what do we keep in our tiny cosmetics bags during the busiest week of the season? BRIGHTEN …

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#BGTutorial – Rocker Chick Chic

8 14 2013
Dior 5-Couleurs Eyeshadow in Bonne Etoile

Futuristic eyes come alive in scene-stealing, metallic shades of warm brown, emerald, aqua, teal-blue and rosy grey. But there’s a fine line between modern metallic and sheer madness. Here’s how: 1. Perfect the skin with Dior Nude Foundation. 2. Keep lips and cheeks neutral. Try Rouge Dior Nude lipstick in Trompe and Dior Blush in …

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#BGTutorial – Barely There

8 12 2013
AERIN Fall Color Palette

The bare effect speaks to a minimalist color palette of fresh, clean tones. Skin is impeccable. Full, youthful brows and neutral shades enhance the eyes. Cheeks reveal a soft, healthful flush of rose and lips mimic a tender touch of nude. Here’s how: 1. Before foundation application, prep and illuminate skin with Napoleon Perdis Auto Pilot …

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