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Halloween Looks: Lauren, Leah, Sabz, Amy
Lauren gets inspired by the Cheshire Cat, while Leah adorns her face with a peacock feather. Sabz takes a page from Lady Gaga’s Telephone video, and Amy plays the Wicked Witch!
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Halloween Looks: Aimee, Michaela, Claudia, Jimena
Aimee interprets a “goth angel,” while Michaela draws inspiration from Taylor Momsen. Claudia goes all out in 80s style garb, and Jimena went with a “goth” style.
Check out their looks!
Win MAC Courting Lilac Lipstick!
One (1) lucky winner will receive MAC Courting Lilac Lipstick! (Retail value $14.50!)
Congratulations to Jamie D.!
RULES: All entries must be submitted by November 19th, 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.
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NARS Holiday 2010: Bougainville
NARS Bougainville Lip Gloss ($24.00 for 0.28 oz.) is described as a “sensual pomegranate … with dramatic, diva-esque color.” The description also goes on to say “deep in pigment yet sheer on the lips,” which is an interesting statement. NARS’ Lip Gloss is non-sticky and scent- and taste-free, though they have been known to smell a bit like plastic or wax. I did not notice any scent whatsoever with my Bougainville, though.
It is similar to fall’s Strawberry Fields in the way it is pigmented, creamy, lacks shimmer, and is non-sticky. The colors, however, are noticeably different. While Strawberry Fields is a bright raspberry pink-red, Bougainville is a rich berry. It has the same color-rich look with a glossy shine but no shimmer, though. This is Strawberry Fields’ older, more sophisticated best friend.
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- Product: 29/30
- Value: 8/10
- Ease of Use: 4/5
- Packaging: 4/5
RECOMMENDATION: Because of the richness in color, it would look lovely on cooler, paler complexions for a strong contrast, but it would also flatter deeper skin tones. I think this is more wearable than Strawberry Fields, because it’s dark without being ultra vampy.
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