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.

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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Three American Icons on Beauty, Flaws, and the Concept of Aging

Today’s generation of women old and young are finding common ground when there was once a divide between them. Debbie Harry, Judith Jamison, and Pat Cleveland are all trailblazers and icons who share their wisdom and insight on the beauty of getting old and reveal what matters the most when growing up.

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Dermatologist-approved Anti-aging Tips to Try for Better Skin

How nice it could be if our skin could remain “forever young.” Skin that once bounced back from a long night on the town just doesn’t happen with age. From oil cleansing to plasma injections, the following article from Allure is rich with tips that dermatologists use to help keep their own skin looking great. Who better to give advice than the experts themselves?

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A Guide to Ageless Makeup for Women Over 50, According to an Industry Veteran

“Wear the makeup; don’t let it wear you.” This is the golden rule of one makeup artist who has been painting the faces of supermodels—Iman, Cindy Crawford and Pati Hanson, to name a few—and other stars for decades. Read on to learn how Artist Sandy Linter works her magic on more mature faces, making her clients’ complexions glow and prominent features pop.

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The Best of the Best

We’re guessing that researching 10,000 beauty products probably isn’t something that you can fit in your busy schedule this week. And luckily, you don’t have to—NEW BEAUTY took the past six months to curate this list for you, so you can have the best of the best without all the stress.

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Watch Cindy Crawford’s Getting-Out-the-Door Morning Beauty Routine

When it comes to getting out the door in the morning, it can be tempting to totally disregard any kind of beauty routine for the sake of saving time. But Cindy Crawford is here to tell us that if she can do it with all she has going on (entrepreneur, mom to a rising supermodel, wife, fabulous human being), then you can too. Watch this video by VOGUE to see how she does it and which products she swears by…and if you like what you see, we’ve even shopped the product for you!

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15 Morning Hair Hacks

As women, we all have the burden of putting our “faces” on and styling our hair. Our finished look is often dictated by how much time we may or may not have… so why not try one of these hair hacks and see how easy it is to look polished without the hassle of a full salon visit?!

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How to Grow Out Your Eyebrows

Long gone are the days of thin eyebrows being in fashion, and we couldn’t be happier. Not only  do eyebrows accentuate your eyes and lashes, but they actually help shape your face as a whole! Here are five simple steps to growing your brows out and living your Cara Delevingne dreams.

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The Beauty Products That Will Help You Sleep

Sleep is essential for so many countless reasons…Our health, both mentally and physically, our mood, weight management, and our energy levels are just to name a few. We know that it’s good for us but it doesn’t always come easily to all of us. If you have ever had trouble falling asleep at night, or simply want an overall better night’s rest, you’re going to want to keep reading this article from theeverygirl.com on the best products for a good night’s sleep.

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Lasting Makeup for Younger Skin

How our makeup wears throughout the day can be a challenge—even when we’re young! So how can we use some of the fabulous product out there to ensure that the time we’ve spent applying our makeup in the morning isn’t all for naught? BIS’ makeup guru, Kathryn Campbell, shares with us all we need to know. And, of course, we’ve done some shopping for you so that you can quickly and easily add the products your makeup bag is missing! 

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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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How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

When it comes to a good night’s sleep, timing is everything. Harper’s Bazaar enlisted three sleep experts to explain how a late night email or afternoon cup of coffee can throw a wrench in our sleep patterns—and how to avoid tossing and turning.

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Ultimate Makeup Dos and Don’ts

Do you use complementary makeup colors for your blush and lipstick or apply foundation to your eyelids? Be sure you’re doing what you should and avoiding what you shouldn’t when it comes to makeup application. Put your best face forward with these “Ultimate Makeup Dos and Don’ts!”

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6 Blush Tips You Need to Know

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 it! The following article by paulaschoice.com will teach you all you need to know to achieve that perfect glow!

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Skin-Care Savant Caroline Hirons Says We’re Throwing Money Away If We Don’t Do This

If you haven’t jumped on the double-cleansing train yet, skin care expert Caroline Hirons is here to convince you why you should.In her interview with NEWBEAUTY, she shares her top picks for both parts of the process as well as some easy (and we mean easy – a slight turn of the temperature knob in your shower) changes you can make to your routine for maximum positive impact on the health of your skin.

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Every Type of Mascara, Explained

When it comes to finding your perfect mascara, the number of options can be overwhelming. Skinny wands, curved wands and everything in between can leave you hopelessly wandering the aisles of Sephora and Target. But fortunately for us, ALLURE made a 15 minute video to answer every question we ever had.

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4 Mistakes You’re Making When Wearing Gel Nail Polish

What is it about getting a gel nail manicure that gives you wings? All the sudden you can type faster, take longer strides when you walk and grab your latte with a new found finesse that you didn’t have before. What could possibly go wrong, right? Not necessarily. SELF is here to warn us gel-or-die gals that we may just want to pump the brakes next time we head to the salon.

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5 Products Our Editors Have Been Using For 10+ Years

It’s true with most things in life that when determining quality, time is our best friend. And beauty products are no exception. With trends blowing through our social media feeds at light speed, it’s more important now than ever to invest in products that will keep your beauty routines anchored down. The editors at NEWBEAUTY have an arsenal of products that have been staples in their cabinets for over a decade.

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The 30 Best Royal Hairstyles of All Time

From Princess Diana’s blonde cut to Meghan Markle’s loose waves, the royals have been setting the trends in hairstyles long before high-tea became an Instagram-worthy outing. There are multiple lessons we can learn from reviewing the up and down-dos of princesses—how to be timelessly chic while occasionally playing with the trends of the day.

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The Messy Bun

It’s the perfect deconstructed solution to having your hair out of your face… go for the messy bun! It’s a favorite look and one that can be created with ease with the help of this article.

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Healthy Skin and Connective Tissue

Of course, you want healthy skin. Don’t all women want great looking skin? We are bombarded with all kinds of external products and methods to improve the appearance of our skin, but most women don’t really know what’s underneath our skin is driving how good it looks. You’re definitely going to want to read this illuminating article by BIS Contributor Dr. Mary Warren as she shares how critical self-care is to having healthy skin.

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Bronzer & Looking Tan All Winter Long

We all feel healthier, more radiant and confident with a bit of a tan, and this time of year we find ourselves dreaming up ways to get glowing, sun-kissed skin. The following article from Marie Claire shows us how… Read on!

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Multifunctional Makeup for Resort Travel

For so many of us, it’s time for Spring Break! And while we love to take off for some time in the sun, packing can be a real drag—especially when it comes to having to pack our toiletries and makeup. This month BIS Contributor Nathalie Gil shares her favorite makeup products that serve multiple purposes making packing for vacation that much easier!

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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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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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The Under–$20 Skin Care Products Glamour.com Editors Love

We aren’t all blessed with perfect skin, and it is rare when you find someone who is…  And while it may seem like we have to pay a hefty fine for top-of-the-line skincare products to acquire that perfect skin, we’ve come to find that that’s not necessarily the case! In fact, the editors at Glamour have done the work for us and share their favorite skincare products for under $20! Find out how you can get flawless skin for a fraction of the price… read on!

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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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7 Ways to Make Your Skin Glow in the Winter

It’s hard enough to keep your skin glowing at all, but during the winter this task becomes exponentially more difficult. With all the forces against you, your pursuit of dewy fresh skin can seem practically impossible and may make you wonder if you should bother at all. But have no fear! The following article by theeverygirl.com offers up seven fool-proof hacks to achieving the glow you’re dreaming of.

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The Best Food for Radiant Skin

So often we resort to quick-fix topical solutions when it comes to brightening a dull complexion… when what we really need to be looking at is what we’re putting into our bodies instead. Paying attention to how we nourish ourselves is crucial to how our bodies function. The better we feed ourselves, the better we look. End of story. You’re going to want to check out the best foods for promoting radiant skin in the following article from Oprah.com… Follow their advice and you’ll not only look radiant, but you’ll feel fantastic!

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10 Beauty Products I Love to Use in the Winter

As much fun as the winter season can be—what with non-stop holidays and time with spent with family and friends—it can also be a little stressful. We know that stress isn’t good for our skin but the combination of stress and the unforgiving weather winter brings with it doesn’t help. Be sure to read this article from theeverygirl.com in which 10 types of skincare products are introduced that address the various dry skin issues so many of us are plagued with during this driest of seasons.

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The Best Foot Creams for Dry, Achy Feet, According to Ballerinas

Let’s face it—winter means dry skin, and dry skin necessitates a little more TLC this time of year. One part of our body that we often neglect however is our feet, and this is the time of year that they need to be cared for the most! So how should we care for our dry, achy feet? Who better to ask than those who rely on their feet for work? Check out this Glamour article to find out the best foot creams available—according to ballerinas—because if anyone knows the importance of taking care of one’s feet, it’s these women! Read on!

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How to Look Fresh & Alert Using Concealer

Let’s face it—life today can be more than a little hectic. It’s no wonder we all look exhausted all the time! We don’t have to however, and this month BIS Beauty contributor Nathalie Gil shares with us tips on how to properly use concealer to achieve a look that is both fresh and alert. These tips will have you looking awake (even if you haven’t had your coffee yet) in no time! Be sure to watch the video to learn these simple and illuminating (pun intended) techniques!

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Creating Gorgeous, Glowing Skin

As we head into what is, for many of us, a cold and very dry season, renowned make up artist Christopher Miles shares with us how to achieve gorgeous glowing skin. And as always, we’ve shopped the product used in the video to make purchasing those items that strike your fancy a breeze. Tune in to see how it’s done!

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Understanding Essential Oils

There are a plethora of essential oils to explore, each one with its own unique qualities and purpose… The range and diversity of what’s “out there” can be a bit overwhelming at first glance, so understanding them is essential to finding the perfect one for you. Instead of hours Googling them, you’re better off giving this goop article a read. The information is short and sweet but this is a fantastic primer to all things essential oil!

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10 Beauty Products That Work Better When You Sleep

We all know how important sleep is for us. If you’re one of many who have trouble falling sleeping and knows what it’s like to wake up feeling even more tired than you did the night before, you might want to try a nightly regimen! The following article from theeverygirl.com features 10 amazing beauty products that will not only help you fall asleep but actually work better when you are asleep! Keep reading to find out what products are going to have you waking up refreshed and feeling glorious!

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The Test — Maybelline EyeStudio Master Precise Ink Pen Eyeliner

This month for The Test, we reviewed a classic drugstore beauty product: Maybelline EyeStudio Master Precise Ink Pen Eyeliner. While, eyeliners are a staple in any beauty guru’s repertoire, this drugstore find offers precision to create any desired look that will rival designer competitors. Did it live up to its promise? Read on and see!

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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. Finally, Elle offers a glimpse into the medicine cabinets of the experts, and their go-to products.

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50 Beauty Products to Buy Before You Die

Choosing the right products for your personal beauty regimen can take a lot out of a woman! It can be a stressful, time consuming, and expensive process! Thank goodness for Allure because they have taken the work out it for us. From your nails to your hair, skin, and teeth, this article has you covered from head to toe. Literally!

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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?” We ask our girlfriends what their opinions are, then we wonder why we listen to them in the first place because let’s be real, when was the last time they changed their look? SO let me be the first to say this, bangs are a hot accessory this season! Dress them up, play them down, part them off to the side, or keep them straight down the middle! Take a look at what style will look best on you!

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The 46 Best New Beauty Products of the Year, As Voted on By You

Getting tired of testing new beauty products hoping that one day you’ll find the perfect one to fulfill your needs? Skip the hassle of trial and error and give this InStyle article a read! This article features 46 of the best new beauty products this year and they’ve been voted on by the readers of InStyle—women like you—so you don’t have to worry about aimlessly meandering down the shampoo aisle or endlessly testing foundations on your cheek ever again!

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Meghan Markle Shares Her Best Beauty Secrets with Birchbox

Meghan Markle, 36-year-old actress, model, and now Duchess of Sussex is one of the most iconic people of our time. Her style, beauty and values inspire millions and she never fails to look fabulous. If you ever wondered how this beauty creates her signature look, today’s your day! This Allure article holds all of Markle’s best beauty secrets that she’s shared with Birchbox. Don’t mind that this came out days before her wedding because the beauty secrets are still just as valuable! 

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