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Items of Intrigue, Vol. 008


Items of Intrigue, Vol. 008

I love, love learning about what products grab your attention! It helps me figure out what I should spend time reviewing (and what NOT to!). Here are five things that have caught my attention recently…

  • NARS Kudoku Kabuki Lip Set ($125.00) is a limited edition holiday set that combines art and beauty; it’s certainly something to buy more as a keepsake than as a really practical way to wear lip color.
  • Estee Lauder Pure Color Gelee Powder Eyeshadow ($24.00) look really fun and the design kind of reminds me of the Chroma Eyeshadows MAC did eons ago (which I have no experience with; I have only seen photos of them!).
  • Laura Mercier Rose Rednezvous Face Illuminator ($42.00) looks gorgeous in the pan, and I’m wondering ho wmuch of that metallic sheen goes through the product or if a lot of it is just an overlay.
  • Make Up For Ever Highline Palette ($45.00) looks like a fun fall palette! I’m curious to see how the quad packaging functions.
  • Sachajuan Volume Powder ($32.00) is a powder-based spray to help give volume but also seems to act a bit like a dry shampoo? Hmm. Has anyone tried this?

What beauty products have intrigued you lately?

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Sunday Link Love, Volume #073

Happy Sunday!

Have you read any good books lately?  I’m always looking for things to add to my reading list, though I warn you, I only read stories with happy endings 🙂

5 Shades of Aqua Eyeshadow

5 Shades of Aqua Eyeshadow

It’s hard to find a really awesome aqua eyeshadow, because aqua tends to be a lighter color–almost pastel–that they can be sheer and/or chalky (or just powdery). Sometimes they lean blue, other times they lean green.  I wouldn’t call this the best of aqua, because there are many more aqua shades I’ve swatched!

What’s your favorite aqua-hued eyeshadow?

Zoya Feel Collection for Winter 2011


Zoya Feel Collection for Winter 2011

Every season the color experts at Zoya create dozens of new color collection options. This year, one of those “secret collections” just had to be seen now rather than later. The Feel Nail Polish Collection by Zoya delivers six new, highly pigmented, full coverage, neutral creams that are ideal for right now. Zoya polish retails for $8.00 per bottle.

  • Kristen Full coverage, gull gray cream
  • Carey Full coverage, periwinkle gray cream
  • Megan Full coverage, taupe gray cream
  • Kendal Full coverage, rose quartz beige cream
  • Kennedy Full coverage, pale french beige cream
  • Avery Full coverage, blonde beige cream

availability: November 15th, 2011 @ zoya.com

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