Can You Guess What’s in Tiana Becker Gamble’s Beauty Bag?
We got some beauty advice from this sun-kissed designer.
Photo: David Croxford
Co-founder of the über-popular swimwear blog Bikini Bird, Pūpūkea native Tiana Becker Gamble has translated her love of all things beach into a burgeoning brand that celebrates the best of Island life. Considering 100,000-plus Instagram followers turn to her for daily styling and travel inspiration, it made perfect sense to tap the sun-kissed maven for a little beauty advice. Between coordinating photo shoots, hunting for new brands and planning exclusive collabs, she took a moment to share some of her must-haves.
PHOTO: MODEL, BIKINI BIRD; PRODUCTS, VARIOUS BRANDS; HAIR AND MAKEUP: KECIA LITTMAN
Bikini Bird launched its online boutique shopbikinibird.com in 2014 and has been steadily growing its merchandise mix. It now stocks swimwear, clothing, jewelry, accessories and beach extras from a ton of covetable brands, such as Mikoh, Issa de’ Mar, Mara Hoffman, Faithful the Brand and Beach Riot. This fall, keep an eye out for the launch of Bikini Bird’s in-house collection and a ton of fresh collaborations, including exclusive colorways from Acacia and tee team-ups with Quality Peoples.
Beauty Bag Spill
Photo: David Croxford
1. Sweet Talk
“Locally made Aim Hi’s Organic Vegan Lip Balm is a must-pack when traveling—it has the best texture and taste.” $7, Magnolia, Kāhala Mall, 734-2200.
2. Well Red
“Nars’ Velvet Matte Lip Pencil is perfect for a dressy occasion and it won’t smear throughout the night.” $26, Sephora, 2250 Kālakaua Ave., 923-3301.
3. Smooth Move
“ColorProof is the best hair care line for our tropical climate. The RadicallySmooth Anti-Frizz Serum is the best for managing wispy hairs.” $27, salon bobbi and guy, pearlridge, 488-7007.
4. Take Five
“I use Dior 5 Couleurs Eye Shadow Palette in Ambre for a good smoky eye.” $62, T Galleria Hawai‘i by DFS, 330 Royal Hawaiian Ave., 931-2700.
5. Flight Plan
“On the plane I layer Osea’s Eye Gel Serum on thick right before takeoff—it keeps my eyes moisturized throughout the flight.” $66, Nalu Kinetic Spa, Turtle Bay Resort, 447-6868.
6. Hit Refresh
“I put on Tata Harper’s Resurfacing Mask three times a week before I go to bed. It smells amazing and it makes me feel refreshed in the morning.” $55, Neiman Marcus, Ala Moana Center, 951-8887.