- What was your favorite beauty purchase from August?
- What was your least favorite beauty purchase from August?
- What do you regret not purchasing (beauty-wise) in August?
Win MAC Jade Dragon Nail Lacquer!
One (1) lucky winner will receive the limited edition MAC Jade Dragon Nail Lacquer from MAC’s Nail Trend F/W ’10 Collection! (Retail value $13.00!)
RULES: All entries must be submitted by September 7th, 2010 at 11:59 PM PST. This contest is open to U.S. readers as pursuant to your local state/country’s laws (unfortunately, many countries have strict regulations regarding the shipping of nail polish). Winner will be chosen randomly and notified via e-mail. This post will be updated with the winner once the winner confirms.
Congratulations to Michelle A.!
Bobbi Brown’s Black Velvet Collection is a surprising mix of colors from the brand–it’s very classic in a dark, sultry kind of way. It’s not what I’d expect from Bobbi Brown, yet it’s exactly in line with the brand’s image. There are two new shades of the Creamy Lip Color ($22.00 for 0.12 oz.): Black Cherry (deep red wine) and Black Mahogany (black brown).
The Creamy Lip Color formula is moisturizing without sliding off in an hour–I usually get three to four hours of wear, but these darker shades seem to pull closer to four to five hours, and I did find Black Cherry left a residual stain behind. This formula makes lips look a little fuller from the glossiness and “wet” finish.
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RECOMMENDATION: If you have lips on the drier side, this is a nice formula that allows you to wear lipstick without emphasizing dryness.
AVAILABILITY: Bobbi Brown
I’m trying to get into the habit of doing more “first impressions” kind of videos–literally me seeing the products for the first time, opening them up, swatching, etc. They won’t always be focused on reviewing or talking about the specifics of products, particularly if I’ve never tried the product (e.g. it’s not just a new shade but a new product type). This is a short video featuring Guerlain’s 10 Rue de Franc Bourgeois Eyeshadow Palette, Gwen Rouge G Lipstick, and Violine Kiss Kiss Gloss Serum. The latter I hope to review soon, but I need to put it through the wear test still! 🙂
Win MAC Utterly Game Mineralize Blush!
One (1) lucky winner will receive the limited edition MAC Utterly Game Mineralize Blush from MAC’s Fabulous Felines Collection! (Retail value $21.00!)
RULES: All entries must be submitted by September 6th, 2010 at 11:59 PM PST. This contest is open to all readers as pursuant to your local state/country’s laws. Winner will be chosen randomly and notified via e-mail. This post will be updated with the winner once the winner confirms.
Two Ways to Win
You can do one, the other, or both to maximize your chances of winning…
1.) Leave a comment on this blog post tell me what brush you love to use to apply your blush!