Monday, May 3rd, 2010

The Summer Season: Corals (April)

With April behind us, what better time to do a recap of the shades featured thus far in the Summer Season?  Here are seven corals that are perfect for summer…  More to come, of course!

  1. Cle de Peau #26 Lipstick
  2. gloMinerals Passion Fruit Lipstick
  3. Guerlain Gaby Rouge G Lipstick
  4. Illamsqua Brink Lipstick
  5. Korres #18 Peach Lipstick
  6. Korres #45 Coral Lipstick
  7. Urban Decay 5150 Lipstick

What are your favorites?  Have you found any great corals lately?

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

I wish I didn’t have a final tomorrow morning. Wahh!

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

What If...

What if… you had to recommend ten (specific!!) products to a makeup beginner?

What would you recommend? What would make a great starter kit?

Now, I’d… Continue reading →

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

Choose or Lose


Do you like waterproof mascara?

  • Only occasionally! (36%, 836 Votes)
  • Yes, love it! (33%, 772 Votes)
  • Nah, hate it! (30%, 698 Votes)
  • Other - I'll tell you in the comments! (1%, 30 Votes)

Total Voters: 2,346

Feel free to elaborate on your answer in the comment section!

Saturday, May 1st, 2010

Temptalia Asks You


Do you use self-tanner? Just face? Just body? Just in the summer? Favorites?

Temptalia's Answer.

I very rarely do! Actually, I’ve only used it to review on the blog, lol! I tan very easily, despite wearing SPF!

Saturday, May 1st, 2010

Weekly Beauty Report

This Week’s Beauty Report: Saturday, May 1st, 2010

  • NARS Cosmetics is busy adding to their line this week! Say hello to Pure Sheer SPF Lip Treatments ($25), Multiple Tints ($38), and Pro Prime (Skin Smoothing Face Prep at $30, Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base at $24–exclusively at Sephora).
  • COVERGIRL just announced that the ever-lovely Taylor Swift is now their spokesperson! We’ll see her first ads debut in January 2011.
  • OCC Makeup has created a new shade of Lip Tar in Memento, described as a “beautiful pink shade with plum undertons.” Between now and June 1st, 2010, a portion of the proceeds from each purchase of Memento will be donated to CancerCare.
  • FLIRT! is running a Twitter contest beginning May 2nd for all followers of FLIRT! on Twitter.
  • NUDE is offering a free, full-sized Advanced Soothing Complex with orders over $75.
  • Lancome welcomes Penelope Cruz as the ambassadress for their Tresor fragrance.
  • Mary Kay has launched an initiative of special, limited-edition Creme Lipsticks as part of the 2010 Beauty that Counts initiative. The three shades are Inspiration, Compassion, and Confidence. Between now and September 15th, 2010, Mary Kay will doante $1 from each sale of Beauty That Counts Lipsticks to The Mary Kay Foundation in an effort to end domestic violence. Each retails for $13.
  • AVEDA launches Damage Remedy Daily Hair Repair on Monday. It’s designed as a daily leave-in treatment to help repair damage and protect hair from heat styling. According to AVEDA, it’s clinically proven to instantly repair damage by 26%, detangles to protect hair from breakage, helps protect from heat styling, and is safe for color-treated hair.
  • Paul & Joe Beaute have launched Lip Gloss G, described as “a delicious lip gloss with clear, vibrant colors and lasting shine.” Shades include Blossom (bright rose pink), Mon Cheri (look-at-me hot pink), Sheer Bliss (soft coral orange), Tangerine (bright, juicy clear orange), and Maraschino (deep, classic cherry red).
  • Blow Beach Blow ($21) is new and just in time for summer to create “perfect day-at-the-beach style” without the stiff, sticky, or salty feel.
  • Bond No. 9 has created a new fragrance for summer that’s dedicated to vacation hot spot Montauk (and named as such!). It will launch on Memorial Day!