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Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

HauteLook is having a Smashbox sale!

Smashbox sale is going on now at HauteLook! :) Lots of products at 50% or less, so get to saving if you’ve wanted to try Smashbox!

(The link above is an invite-link, which is a referral link. HauteLook has opened up membership, so you are free to sign up on your own, if you wish! :) )

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Temptalia Asks You

Is there any color eyeshadow you won’t wear? I know your favorites, but what about a shade you don’t dare to wear?

Temptalia's Answer.

Certain shades of yellow just look wonky on me — like Chrome Yellow!



Monday, June 1st, 2009

MAC Cosmetics’ Euristocrats II Collection

You can find official collection details posted earlier, but here are some higher res images for the upcoming collection, slated for July 2nd, 2009. Continue reading →

Monday, June 1st, 2009

If you were using MAC Brave New Bronze Lipstick?, what look would you create with it?

What shadows would you use? What would you use on cheeks? Anything added to the lips? Create a look using whatever you want, as long as you include today’s look book product!

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Monday, June 1st, 2009

Get inspired by the colors of yesteryear; dabble in shades of ANTIQUITY of muted beige, gold, and brown.

With an eyeshadow brush, apply a light, muted beige all over the lid. In the middle third of the lid, lightly pat on a mustard yellow shade with a fluffy brush. On the outer third of the lid, blend a deep antique gold shade with a fluffy eyeshadow brush. Using a tapered crease brush, lightly blend the antique gold color into the crease Define the crease with a small, tapered crease brush and tap a soft, reddish-brown shade to add depth. Highlight the brow bone with a soft neutral highlighter shade, and then line upper/lower lash line (as desired) with dark shade of chocolate brown. For complementing cheeks, try sunkissed cheeks by dusting a light touch of bronzer, flush of coral, dusting of gold, or bronzy-berry. Finish the look with lip colors in corals, reds, or raspberries for best results.

Check out some of our product recommendations by brand for getting this look!

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Monday, June 1st, 2009

This was a look I wore last weekend, super, duper simple. I normally wouldn’t have even bothered with colored liner, but I really wanted to try out my Guerlain Lagun Bleu khol, since I haven’t had a chance to yet.

What’s your super duper simple look?

You will need the following…

  • Eyes: Guerlain Lagun Bleu khol (teal-blue), Guerlain Bleu Cerise mascara (dark blue)
  • Cheeks: Margin blush (dirty coral), Dior Amber Diamond Skin Shimmer (bronzy highlighter)
  • Lips: Sunsational lipstick (sheer gold-peach), Gold Rebel lipglass (sheer gold-peach)
  • Brushes: 266 (firm, angled brush), 226 (fluffy crease brush), 219 (pointed crease brush), 214 (smudge brush), 249 (flat, firm brush), 239 (fluffy shadow brush), 129 (dense blush brush)
  • Substitutes: Sunsational = Bronzer Shimmer + Tanarama; Gold Rebel = Love Nectar

Directions: Define brows using a coordinating powder shadow applied with the 266 brush. Apply Lagun Bleu on lower lash line, and then apply Guerlain Bleu Cerise mascara on lashes. Sweep apples of cheeks with Margin blush using the 129, then highlight with Dior Amber Diamond Skin Shimmer with the 188. Apply Sunsational lipstick to lips, and then top with Gold Rebel lipglass for color and shine.

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