Learn and Transform Yourself Into Your Most Beautiful You.

As women we are so hard on ourselves.

Rather than focus on the physically beautiful qualities unique to each of us, we are quick to point out our flaws to ourselves (and to others) and then overlook our positive attributes as if they don’t exist.

Our mission at Be Iconic Style is to help you value and treasure the beautiful physical qualities about yourself.

You need to be kind to yourself and appreciate what makes you beautiful. That kind of self-care shines through in all areas of your life. Read, watch, and shop the ways that Be Iconic Style can help to enhance all your beautiful qualities.

The 8 Best Beauty Products for Stressed-Out People

It is a given that if you’re a woman you’re most likely stressed out. It feels like we’re saddled with a thousand and one responsibilities every day—with multiple deadlines to be met—which inevitably leads us to experience stress. As a result, one of the first things to suffer is our beauty regimen. Never fear, however… PureWow has come up with a list of 8 beauty products that will not only simplify your routine, but may also gift you a few extra minutes of peace that you so deserve. Keep reading to discover your new 8 best friends… 

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4 Makeup Tricks for When You Literally Have No Time

In a perfect world, you wake up before your alarm clock goes off, sip a just-brewed cup of coffee, and have a carefree 30 minutes to calmly, expertly apply your makeup while thinking about the day ahead and plotting out world domination. But we live in the real world and rarely have the luxury of time… So what is the key to getting flawless skin on the go? One hero multi-purpose product, plus a few other items worth a spot in your makeup bag!

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Skincare with Nathalie

This month BIS Contributor Nathalie Gil discusses the important of having a “clean canvas” on which to work. That means skin that has been properly cleansed, exfoliated, and moisturized. You’ll love this month’s informative video!

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Lauren’s Skincare Tips for Long Haul Flights

Ever wonder why some women look more refreshed and rested than others after a long haul flight? Those who do usually follow some sort of beauty routine…including our very own Lauren Fisher who shares with us her own tips for keeping her skin clean and hydrated during those torturous overseas flights. Watch and learn.

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Does Natural Skin Care Work?

As the world becomes more “green” we all find ourselves wanting everything to be more “natural’—including the things we put on our faces. But what is “natural skin care”… and does it work? Are “natural” products better for you versus the others on the market? It’s the age-old debate of chemicals versus organic ingredients. The information in this article in ELLE will help you decide what’s right for you.

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8 Makeup Artists Reveal Their Must-Have Bronzers

Everyone loves and aspires to that bronzy glow that makes you look like you’ve spent the entire summer on a beach as opposed to stuck in a cubicle…But from bargain to luxury, there are a lot of bronzers from which to choose. Check out the top 8 bronzers that makeup artists have called their “must-haves,” and you, too, can attain that healthy, gorgeous glow we all love.

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The Best Beauty Products to Pack for Your Summer Vacation

It’s still summer which means there’s still time to take off on your magical dream vacay! The hardest part about getting ready for your trip is picking only the essential beauty products that are going to make the cut and come along for the trip. Keep reading to find out the best beauty products to pack for your summer vacation that your skin will be thanking you for later.

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9 Dermatologist-Approved Products That Can Reduce Fine Lines & Sun Spots

Nervous about the summer sun doing a number on your skin? You don’t have to be! The following article from Allure provides the best of the best in skin care products that can help to reduce fine lines and sun spots… each and every one tested by a dermatologist! Read on to find your new favorite skin products that will allow you to seize the summer day!

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The Most Flattering Way to Use Blush is Not on Your Cheeks

The best products in life have more than one use, because the more birds you can kill with one stone, the more money you can save!
Celebrity makeup artist, Christian McCulloch, shares his favorite tips and tricks to achieving his most “chic and polished look” using just a few necessities. And these necessities go a long way. Read on for all the details!

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9 Game-Changing Skin Secrets Facialists Do at Home

As much as we would love the luxury of getting a facial every week, it’s a price to pay. If you’re looking for the same results as a post full facial face, without the price of a full facial, then try these 9 secret tips Vogue shares that facialists do at...

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6 Blush Tips You Didn’t Know You Needed

Have you ditched the "smile-as-you-apply" technique to your blush application yet? If not, please do!   Blush can do wonders for your look... But how you apply it can either make or break your look! Read this article on "Six Blush Tips You Need to Know" by...

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4 Ways Emotions Affect Your Skin

Do you “wear” your emotions? It’s true that how you’re doing internally has a direct correlation to how you look externally! While we all know that our emotions can manifest themselves physically—for instance blushing because we’re embarrassed—there are other ways that our emotions can affect affect our skin. Curious? This article from O magazine fills us in!

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The Best Ways to Get Radiant Skin

Want to look lit from within? The secret is vitamin C. Numerous studies have shown that this antioxidant is one of the best anti-agers on the market, effective at obliterating dark spots, stimulating collagen production, diminishing fine lines, and boosting radiance. Be sure to read this short but packed-with-information article from Harper’s Bazaar!

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7 Natural Skincare Products That You Can Actually Afford

Yes, we all know that natural is better for us. But we also know that most things natural are bound to put a dent in our wallet. As much as you would love to own the most natural products, it can be hard to do so without costing a pretty penny. Lucky for you, this Everygirl.com article features 7 natural skincare products that will keep your skin glowing for a fraction of the cost.

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Beach Bum Hair

Salty water with the fresh breeze off the shore creates the perfect environment for that infamous “beach hair.” Pack your bags and get ready for an amazing hair day!

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The List: The Ultimate Anti-Aging Gameplan

Okay ladies, it’s time to start making sure you get your sleep and start taking your fish oil pills… Why? Well, according to the following article from Harper’s Bazaar, they’re just a couple of the “must-dos” in their ultimate anti-aging game plan which begins in the 20s and takes us through our 50s, decade by decade. You’ll learn which foods, products and exercises will help turn back the clock…or at least keep it at bay!

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The 9 Best International Skin-Care Products You’ve Never Heard Of

When it comes to our skin-care regime, many of us are unwilling to stray from that with which we’re familiar. Whatever the reason, we’re missing out on some GREAT new product! Korea, like so many other countries, has been on the leading edge of skin-care innovations, and this short but informative article from Allure helps to fill us all in on some of the tried and tested product that we all should take a closer look at!

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13 Dreamy Hairstyles to Wear to Your Next Wedding

It’s May which means one thing; wedding season is upon us! But have no fear—the following article from Marie Claire features 13 of the best hairstyles you’ll find—from soft to sleek—and they’re sure to keep you from scrambling through Pinterest the night before your friend’s big day! There’s something for everyone to love, so read on…

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See the Light

Our skin care regimen isn’t just a once a week thing, it should be a daily effort to maintain a youthful glow. Each day of the week we should be focusing on improving our skin. From facial scrubs to retinol packed repair creams, get your glow on by changing your skin care routine.

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Can’t Take the Heat

Sometimes we may need to step away from the heat styling tools. With the temperature on this planet rising, heat styling is the last thing you want to think about on a hot summer day. Air drying your hair can be a great alternative to using a...

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Reality Check…

It’s easy to believe that the life of a supermodel must be pretty close to perfect. After all when we only ever see perfection in magazines and on the runway, we tend to forget that underneath the “perfection” is a real live woman. So when we came across this quote by supermodel extraordinaire, Cindy Crawford, we knew that we had to share it and so that it would make you smile in the way it did us.

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Beat the Clock

We can’t prevent aging. However, we can do so gracefully. With six ingredients you can slow down the effects of aging on your skin and keep your youth. When shopping for your next beauty product, look for these key nutrients that your skin will love you for.

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Beauty & the Bank

You don’t have to break the bank to put your beauty best forward. For every luxury product or service on the market, there is an affordable counterpart. While the product packaging will be most noticeably different, the products and ingredients that deliver the...

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Making Your Makeup Last – Mature Skin

Many things change as we age…not the least of which is how our makeup wears throughout the day.
This is challenge for many of us! I asked our makeup guru, Kathryn Campbell, how I can alleviate this problem and make my makeup last longer. She, of course, shared her tricks of the trade, and I for one am thrilled! Watch and learn!

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How to Fix Broken Makeup

We’ve all done it at one time or another…we’ve dropped our favorite blush and watch it shatter into a million pieces. Now what? Find out how you can repair your broken makeup. You’ll be amazed at how easily it can be fixed!

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What to Add to Your Water for Flawless Skin

We love our beauty products, but we’ve also found that sometimes simpler is better…especially when it comes to our skin! Find out how adding a few simple ingredients to your water will not only leave you refreshed and hydrated, but will also leave you with flawless skin to boot!

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Winter Hair Savers

By BIS Contributor Laura Symons   Jack frost is upon us… amongst tornadoes, rain, and sleet, with the potential of a warm sunny day thrown into the mix. Regardless of where you live, I am sure you are experiencing some type of change in your own hair. Winter hair...

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Back to the Basics: Powder

Learn all about the various types of powder and how to use them in this installment of Christopher Miles’ super informative “Back to Basics” video!

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Achieving a Bronzed Look

This month Nathalie shares with us how to achieve that beautiful, glowing, sun-kissed look through the proper application of bronzer and blush. You’re definitely going to want to watch this informative video!

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5 Skin Emergencies

Begin the new year with five solutions to your skin emergencies. We all wish we didn’t need a quick fix, but when we do, our favorite Dallas based esthetician, Renee Rouleau, has the answers you need pronto!

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The Benefits of Coffee

The list of health benefits associated with coffee is expanding (much to our relief). Your morning Starbucks is doing much more than waking you up—but you know what they say about too much of a good thing. When it comes to caffeine, our bodies have a limit. So how much is too much? Elle explains.

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Hair—Simple by Day, Glam by Night

It’s that time of year again…the holidays are finally here! I am sure you have already put much thought into the clothing you’ll wear to those holiday events—but how are you going to wear your hair?

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Day to Night Makeup

Making sure your makeup takes you from daytime to evening has never been easier! BIS Contributor Kelly Miron tells you how!

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Bangs… To Cut or Not to Cut

Who hasn’t looked at themselves in the mirror before and thought about changing their hair? We have all been on the fence asking “should I do bangs?” See what style is right for you!

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Dermatologist Tools of the Trade

When it comes to the skincare industry, dermatologists are tapped into the mainframe. With connections like that, derms are sure to have discovered the best of the best skincare products—along with a few personal favorites. Read more!

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