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Add a Little Glam to Your Makeup Routine: Rodial Glamstick and Glamolash

10 Jul


Looking to add some glamour to your makeup routine? Here are two products from Rodial Skincare that can help you get there.

Rodial Glamstick
Rodial Glamstick

Rodial Glamstick

With the hot weather finally here, who wants to pack on heavy lipstick and gloss. Rodial’s Glamsticks give your lips color in a nourishing way with a light, lip butter formula enriched with Vitamin E and Cocoa Butter. The formula also contains hyaluronic filling spheres to inject volume and plump lips for a glam look.

Glamsticks come in a wide range of shades, all of which have a slight scent of coconut. I received a sample of Lust, a beautiful all-season pink shade that I’ll be wearing all summer and right into the fall.

Rodial Glamolash

If you’re looking to add some drama to your lashes but on a lasting basis, Rodial Glamolash has an eyelash lengthening and thickening serum for naturally glam lashes.

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Soft and Separated Lashes: Clinique Lash Power Feathering Mascara

13 Jun

Clinique Lash Power Feathering Mascara

For those who prefer a lighter mascara that still gives you out there length, Clinique has recently launched Lash Power Feathering Mascara.

What’s different about this mascara? Lash Power Feathering Mascara features state-of-the-art polymeric stretching technology which allows for buildable applications. Apply several coats of this mascara with its full, small brush, and you still get separated and defined lashes.

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Kelly and Sharon Osbourne Limited Edition MAC Cosmetics Colour Collection

20 May


MAC Cosmetics is launching the first daughter/mother makeup collaboration starring the infamous Osbournes: Kelly and Sharon.

The limited-edition colour collection features a vibrant (what else?) selection of shades for eyes, lips, face and nails.

This two-part collection comes in limited-edition packaging inspired by the duo’s signature red and violet colour palettes. You can find the collections online June 2, 2014 and in stores June 12, 2014 through July 10, 2014.

I’m not sure whether I understand why MAC is collaborating with the Osbournes, but I do like the shades in the Sharon Osbourne collection. So far, my favorites are the Lipglass in Pussywillow and Bijou. I’ll also be checking out the neutral Duchess Quad eye palette (shown in the photo above).

Here’s what you’ll find in each collection.

Kelly Osbourne (Purple)

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Your Spring Makeup Look To Go: Clinique Colour Cravings Set

21 Apr


Having trouble getting your spring makeup look organized? Let Clinique lead the way with the Colour Cravings Set.

This goodie bag has everything you need to put together a healthy and fresh look for spring.

How do you get started?

First, apply Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief to get your skin dewy. Then, add colour to your eyes with the All About Shadow Quad and High Impact Mascara in Black.

Follow that with shiny nail enamel specially formulated for sensitive skin and a swipe of colour with the chubby stick for lips. Tip: for even more drama, add a hint of colour to your cheeks with the new Clinique Cheek Pop Collection.

Here are the must-haves in the Clinique Colour Cravings Set:
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Rose Gold Makeup Trend: How to Wear it

16 Apr

Rose Gold Makeup

Rose gold jewelry has been making a comeback for the last few years. Now, you can find this universally flattering shade is in all types of makeup products.

Here are few easy ways you can incorporate rose gold into your makeup wardrobe.

1. Bobbi Brown Lip Gloss

A touch of gold  in lip gloss is always flattering and Bobbi Brown Lip Gloss in Rose Gold proves it. The pinky gold shimmer in this non-sticky lip gloss adds just a hint of color.

2. Benefit Cosmetics Longwear Powder Shadow

Benefit Cosmetics Longwear Powder Shadow in Nude Swings is a rose gold shade that you can wear for a natural look or apply as a shadow base. This soft and silky shadow comes in a long-wearing formula that makes it last extra long.
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Millionize Your Lashes: L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Million Lashes Mascara

7 Apr

L'Oréal Voluminous Million Lashes Mascara:

It’s great to have long lashes, but not so great if you have just a few of them.

If you’re looking for a volumizing mascara that performs well (for under $10), Voluminous Million Lashes mascara from L’Oréal Paris could become your new favourite.

Not only does the formula for this mascara go on smoothly and clump-free, it also has a unique brush that does the job.

The Millionizer brush has a ton of bristles to separate lashes. The brush is super flexible with both long and short bristles to coat lashes evenly from root to tip. The excess wiper system also removes excess mascara.

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Get a Jump on Summer Makeup: Too Faced Pardon My French Set

2 Apr

Too Faced Pardon My French Kit

Can’t wait for summer? Say au revoir to the cold weather with the Too Faced Pardon My French set.

This sultry kit is inspired by the Riviera and its glitz, glamour, and stunning scenery.

Too Faced Co-Founder and Creative Director Jerrod Blandino created a luscious eye shadow palette that features coral, golden pink, and copper hues that stand-out on their own or mixed together.

Available for a limited time at Sephora, this exclusive set contains all the eye products you need for a fresh summer look, including:
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Three Green Beauty Picks for St. Patrick’s Day

17 Mar


If you’re like me, you’re not up to looking like a leprechaun on St. Patrick’s Day.

However, you can celebrate the day and the coming of spring with a few wearable green beauty picks.

1. OPI Nail Lacquer in Jade is the New Black

This vibrant nail lacquer from OPI is the perfect color to honor the Emerald Isle. The shade is a sophisticated deep green that works well as the spring sets in.

Use two coats to get a solid color.

2. Estee Lauder Pure Color EyeShadow Palette in Emerald Oasis

The Emerald Oasis Pure Color Eyeshadow Palette palette contains super fine shadows that go on smoothly and evenly. The palette features three green shades (mint, sage, and charcoal green for a liner) and two accent colors (ivory and bronze).

Depending on your mood, you can either go bold with the green shades or strike a subtle tone by adding the accent colors.

3. Buxom Insider Eyeliner in Emerald – Evergreen

Use this velvety liner on your lash line or the inner rim of your eyes for a more dramatic look. The formula is gentle but long-lasting so you’ll still be rocking your St. Paddy’s Day look even if you enjoy one too many Guinness.

[Images: OPI, Estee Lauder, Sephora]

The Ultimate in Scultped Lashes: MAC Studio Sculpt Lash

6 Mar

MAC Studio Sculpt Lash

Looking for a big, lash look? Head over to your favorite MAC Cosmetics counter next week and check out the MAC Studio Sculpt Lash mascara.

This new addition to the the MAC Studio Sculpt line features a new brush that grabs each lash for maximum fullness and thickness. The result is a strong, dramatic look with effortless precision.

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Bold Brows in One Easy Step: Benefit Gimme Brow

10 Feb

Benefit Cosmetics Gimme Brow

Here’s a beauty news flash: bold brows are still going strong.

To get your brows up to speed, you definitely need some practice and a little help getting the right look.

Benefit Cosmetics Gimme Brow delivers on natural but sophisticated looking brows, even for newbies or those with sparse-looking brows.

The secret to this little brow plumping tool is the brush-on fiber gel which adheres to hair (and skin) to create brows where before there were none. The natural-looking gel also builds easily using a tapered brush with a precision tip for shaping.

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Deliciously Tempting Eye Shadows: Too Faced Chocolate Bar Eye Palette

13 Jan

Too Faced Chocolate Bar Eye Palette

Beauty lovers with a craving for chocolate should be snapping up the latest eye palette from Too Faced.

Not only does this eye shadow set feature a gorgeous assortment of neutral, brown, and pink shades. The 16 matte and shimmer shadows in the Chocolate Bar Eye Palette are also formulated using real cocoa powder.

Why include cocoa powder in eye shadow? Cocoa powder provides antioxidant benefits and helps to reduce any inflammation in your skin.

Enclosed in a sturdy chocolate bar tin, the scented shadows smell like chocolate heaven. Yum yum.

Here’s a list of the shadows (love the names):

  • Gilded Ganache (dark chocolate brown)
  • White Chocolate (pale beige)
  • Milk Chocolate (medium dark brown)
  • Black Forrest Truffle (burgundy brown with sparkle)
  • Triple Fudge (deep dark brown)
  • Salted Caramel (deep golden brown)
  • Marzipan (peachy brown)
  • Semi-Sweet (medium brown with reddish undertones)
  • Strawberry Bon Bon (light pink)
  • Candied Violet (cool violet)
  • Amaretto (medium brown with sparkle)
  • Hazelnut (golden bronze)
  • Crème Brulee (dark gold, metallic)
  • Haute Chocolate (dark chocolate brown, frosted)
  • Cherry Cordial (plum brown)
  • Champagne Truffle (pink with gold tone)

Win a Too Faced Chocolate Bar Eye Shadow Palette & More

Too Faced is pairing up with YouTube beauty gurus Weylie Hoang and Promise Phan to spread the call of action to Own Your Pretty. Own Your Pretty is a state of mind and a declaration of one’s self. Makeup is power, giving women the freedom to express themselves, and the confidence to take on the world.

To win the Too Faced Chocolate Bar Eye Shadow Palette and a Better Than Sex Mascara, instagram a look that you own with the hashtag #ownyourpretty:

  • Weylie is hosting the contest from now until February 23rd at 11:59 PM PST. The winner will be announced on February 24th.
  • Promise will be running the same contest from February 24-28th.

Dare to be bold, standout, be different. Create your own looks and find out what you love. We challenge you to #ownyourpretty!

[Image via Too Faced]


It’s Time to Get Naked Again: Urban Decay Naked3 Palette

25 Nov

Urban Decay Naked3

Urban Decay has just launched its latest Naked eye shadow palette: Naked3.

If you’re lucky enough to have the first two naked palettes, here’s why you may want to pick up the latest Naked palette.

The Naked3 Palette contains 12 velvety shadows in rose-hued neutrals including silky shades of gold, bronze, copper, and brown. The shades range from the palest, shimmery pink to the deepest black matte with red micro-glitter.

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One More Reason to Go Bold: Bobbi Brown Old Hollywood Collection

15 Nov

Bobbi Brown Old Hollywood Collection

If you’re too afraid to try the bold makeup look that just about every celeb and supermodel is wearing, there’s another reason you may want to get started.

The Bobbi Brown Old Hollywood collection makes it easy with sultry shadows, lip glosses, and nail polishes designed to celebrate the iconic looks of old Hollywood.

Katie Holmes takes center stage with this line of makeup and proves how good you can look if you go vintage glam.

Here are some of the highlights of the collection.

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Minnie Mouse-Inspired Collection: Anna Sui for ASOS Collection

11 Nov

Anna Sui for ASOS collection

Designer Anna Sui has launched a beauty collection that Disney star, Minnie Mouse, would definitely approve of.

The packed collection has it all from Minnie-shaped lipsticks (so cute!) to lip/body balm in collectible tins to bow-shaped eye palettes. If you like earthy tones for your eye shadows and berry lip colors, then this collection is for you.

The line also features nail polish shades with Minnie-engraved figurines, including:

  • Stardust Silver—Silver
  • Snow White—White
  • Midnight Purple—Purple
  • Neon Pink—Bright pink
  • Passion Red—Red glitter

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Dior Christmas Eye Palette 2013: Glow & Smoky Contrast

23 Oct

 Dior Christmas Eye Palette 2013: Glow & Smoky Contrast

If you follow Dior, you know the high-fashion company always releases the best makeup palettes around the holiday season. This year is no exception.

The Dior Christmas Eye Palette 2013 is a designer eye palette that will cover just about everything you need on the go for the party season.

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