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Friday, September 19th, 2008

Today, WWD had an interesting article/interview posted with the head designer of Emanuel Ungaro, Esteban Cortazar. He told WWD that he fell in love with makeup as an early age, going to his first MAC store at just ten years old.

“I knew this was a cool place because I saw all the amazing fun colors, glitter and girls with blue hair running around with outrageous makeup on their faces,” said Cortazar. “I used to have them dress me up for Halloween all the time.”

For fall, Cortazar teamed up with MAC to create a limited edition launch of products in the Emanuel Ungaro collection. In the interview… Continue reading →

Friday, September 19th, 2008

MAC COSMETICS | Adoring Carmine
October 2008

Get the details on the sets! Continue reading →

Friday, September 19th, 2008

MAC COSMETICS | Passions of Red
October 2008

Get the details on the lip palettes! Continue reading →

Friday, September 19th, 2008

MAC COSMETICS | Passions of Red
October 2008

Get the details on the eyeshadow palettes! Continue reading →

Friday, September 19th, 2008

Temptalia Asks You


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Thursday, September 18th, 2008

Philosophy Purity Made Simple Review

Philosophy Purity Made Simple ($20.00 to $40.00) is a cult favorite when it comes to finding a gentle, one-stop cleanser. The original is a creamy formula with no real lathering/foaming properties. They recently launched a version that is high-foaming, which is not a creamy formula, and instead pumps out as a foam and then lathers up a bit more while applied. Purity Made Simple is a 2008 Sephora Beauty Award Winner, as well as an Allure Award winner in 2007 selected by readers. It is an “emulsifying cleanser” that gently cleanses while removing dirt and makeup. The original version was actually designed not to foam!

How does it pan out? Foaming or emulsifying? Let me tell you! Continue reading →