Paul & Joe Beaute for Spring 2012


Paul & Joe Beaute for Spring 2012

Fashion-forward and elegantly designed, Paul & Joe introduces a chic collection of Face & Eye Colors in their famously feline-inspired packaging. In honor of Paul & Joe’s 10th Anniversary, all spring 2011 items are inspired by owner and designer, Sophie Albou’s love of cats.

In trend for the season, each shade is subtle yet playful to enhance natural beauty and add depth and character to the eye area. Each package includes a trio of contrasting textures – matte, pearlescent and shiny – for an effect that looks like it was applied by a makeup artist. What’s more, these dual purpose palettes can be blended onto cheeks with brush and used as a blush.  Available now at b-glowing.com.

Face & Eye Color CS ($36.00)

  • Siamese, Please Neutral yet elegant bronzes and beiges blend together for a natural beautiful look
  • Kittycat Matte nude and pearly pink are the perfect pairing for a feminine effect
  • Purr-fect Smoky yet subtle ivory and moss add intrigue and depth for a daring look

Nail Enamel ($14.00)

  • Tigress Pearlescent nude hue that enhances your feminine allure
  • Kitten Claws High society, soft pink color for picture perfect fingers
  • Manekineko Bright, hot pink that is as romantic as it is playful

Blusher Sticks ($28.00)

  • Glamour Puss Pearlescent beige that instantly highlights and contours the cheeks
  • Minou Romantic and subtle pink for a fresh yet glamorous look
  • Catfight Bold and beautiful tangerine for a burst of bright, energetic color

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Buxom Stay-There Eyeshadows (Part 2)

According to the brand, these are supposed to have sheer color coverage, but they are buildable to an extent. The five featured in this post are very true to that creed–they can easily be used as a sheer wash of color, but they can also be used opaque by either initially applying more color or by applying a second layer of color on top of the first. Stay-There Eyeshadows have a spongy quality that reminds me of memory foam; you can press it, and it will slowly spring back to form. You can jab at it with a pencil, and you’ll end up shifting it around more than anything! These actually launched well before Chanel Illusion d’Ombres, which have a similar texture.

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Buxom Stay-There Eyeshadow

Buxom Stay-There Eyeshadows (Part 2)

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5 Lovely Lilac & Lavender Eyeshadows

5 Lovely Lilac & Lavender Eyeshadows

Purple can be a hard color to nail, and even lighter variations of purple can be tough. For those who love the idea of purple but haven’t found a good way to wear it yet, consider a lighter shade, which can be easier to work with.

  1. Benefit Fancy Pansy
  2. Inglot #440
  3. MAC Digit
  4. Inglot #346
  5. MAC Beautiful Iris

What’s your favorite lavender/lilac eyeshadow?

MAC Attack February ’12 Recap


MAC Attack February ’12 Recap

With an unexpected early launch online, last minute release date changes, and a whole slew of products, here is a recap of all of the recent MAC collections. Shop MAC, Cook MAC is still slated for a February 9th release in-stores, but New York stores have released it on the 2nd (I would call to confirm with your local store); it will also be available online at retailers like Nordstrom, Macy’s, etc. closer to the in-store launch date. Vera has been moved up to February 9th for in-stores. Viva Glam is still listed as February 15th for in-stores. As always, the best thing to do is call your local store or counter and ask.

Shop MAC, Cook MAC is now available online at Nordstrom 🙂

MAC Shop MAC, Cook MAC Collection

MAC Vera Collection

MAC Viva Glam Nicki + Ricky

Becca Damselfly Mineral Blush

Becca Damselfly Mineral Blush ($32.00 for 0.20 oz.) is described as a “bright coral.” It’s more like a muted coral-orange with a warm, golden sheen. It’s a bit like MAC My Paradise but softer, less orange. Make Up For Ever #153 is pinker, more shimmery. MAC Marine Life is slightly pinker with less of a golden sheen.

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Becca Damselfly Mineral Blush

Becca Damselfly Mineral Blush

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