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Foundation (probably MUFE HD or Guerlain Parure Gold, if it was an outdoorsy vacation, then Kiehl’s Tinted Moisturizer), sunscreen (Shiseido or Kiehl’s), 2-3 eyeliners (one in black, two colored), Urban Decay Rollergirl Palette, Urban Decay Naked Palette, Giorgio Armani Mascara, MAC Espresso eyeshadow (brows), Tom Ford Lovelust Blush, Bobbi Brown High Shimmer Lipglosses (2-3), makeup brushes. I think that covers it…

— Christine

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Most Overrated & Underrated Cream Blush

Over & Under: Most Overrated & Underrated Cream Blush

There are always products that receive endless raves, but they don’t always live up to our expectations or work out as well as they do for others.  Share your picks for most overrated and underrated CREAM BLUSHES.  Don’t forget to share your whats and whys as to your choices!

  • Most Overrated: [answer]
  • Most Underrated: [answer]

My Picks

  • Most Overrated: NARS Multiples never seem to last very long on my skin 🙁
  • Most Underrated: Le Metier de Beaute’s – one of the few multi-tasking products that actually works well on!

Sunday Link Love, Volume #108

Happy Sunday!

How’s your weekend treating you?  We spent last evening at my parents’ house for dinner as my maternal grandmother arrived yesterday afternoon.  I haven’t seen her in a couple of years, so it was nice to see her again!

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What We’re Wearing, Vol. #082


My favorite look this week was… On eyes: Urban Decay Fun Palette (Maui Wowie on inner tear duct, Stray Dog on middle of lid, Deep End on outer lid, Fishnet in crease and diffused above, Freakshow in crease, Sellout on brow bone), Urban Decay Perversion Eyeliner (waterline), Urban Decay LSD Eyeliner (lower lash line), and Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Lengthening Mascara.

What was your favorite look you wore this week?  Share yours in the comments! 🙂

Video: Week in Review – MAC x Carine Roitfeld, NARS


Video: Week in Review, Vol. 002

During the past few days, we focused on MAC’s collaboration with Carine Roitfeld as well as a permanent NARS blush and a new China Glaze polish. I was excited that one of the art prints I ordered arrived in time to hang in the background — it’s Wake of Herself by Agnes Cecile Subscribe to our video channel! 🙂

Products Mentioned

Makeup Breakdown

On eyes: Urban Decay Fun Palette (Maui Wowie on inner tear duct, Stray Dog on middle of lid, Deep End on outer lid, Fishnet in crease and diffused above, Freakshow in crease, Sellout on brow bone), Urban Decay Perversion Eyeliner (waterline), Urban Decay LSD Eyeliner (lower lash line), and Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Lengthening Mascara. On face: Make Up For Ever HD Foundation (125), NARS Satellite of Love Highlighting Blush, Guerlain Les Voilettes Mineral Powder. On lips: Revlon Hot Pink ColorBurst Lipgloss.

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