Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

Stila’s Summer Collection features a stunning quad, the Charmed palette ($28.00), which I am sure instantly created some temptation! The colors featured in the palette are a mid-tone copper, warm gold, intense teal, and deep burgundy.

The color themselves are quite lovely, as they swatch well with rich pigmentation. I’d describe the colors more of a coppery-pink, warm coppery-gold, teal with green undertones, and a brown-burgundy. The texture is smooth and silky, easily blending into the skin and no fall out problems.

The only issue I had with the palette was the packaging itself. The gold coloring and the detailing on the outside was beautiful, but it feels like it’s all cardboard. The clear part (where you can see the shadows) is super thin plastic–like what you might find on top of shadows. I’d have preferred something more durable. Otherwise, this palette is superb, and it is totally worth $28!

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Friday, March 13th, 2009

Stila Cosmetics for Summer 2009

24 Karat Lip Gloss ($22.00)

  • Vintage Merlot
  • Brilliant Pink
  • Golden Charm
  • Radiant Sunset
  • Precious Coral (Sephora Exclusive)

Charmed Palette ($28.00)

  • Mid-tone copper, warm gold, intense teal, deep burgundy

Golden Noir Smudge Pot ($20.00)

Marigold Convertible Color Duo ($25.00)

  • Combination of golden hues to bronze and highlight

Bronzing Tinted Moisturizer SPF15 with 24 Karat Gold ($32.00)

Loose Mineral Bronzing Powder with 24 Karat Gold ($34.00)

Mango Crush Lip & Cheek Stain ($24.00)

Availability: May 2009 at Sephora

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