Month: February 2012

Lip Service: YSL Vernis À Lèvres Glossy Stain

I finally got away from work long enough to take a closer look at the new ‘Glossy Stains’ from YSL. I ended up with three: #8 (Orange de Chine), #10 ( Rouge Philtre), and #16 (Pourpre Preview) These colors stood out the most to me. The others are good, but

Smoke and BRIGHT Orange

Okay, we should probably file this look under ‘Misses.’ I don’t really know what the plan was going into it. I wanted to use the new YSL Glossy Stain, but I’m not sure about it in the mix with the rest of this makeup. Anyway… here it is: FACE Sonia

Chanel Giveaway: The Winner Is:

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FOTD: Kaska Burgundy?

Chanel’s Quad in Kaska Beige is one of the most versatile of the bunch. Typically, when I use this palette, it’s to use the gold or taupe color in it (both of which are nearly down to the pan). But today, I went for the burgundy color, which doesn’t normally

The ‘Secret’ to Laura Mercier

I went a little nuts recently in the quest for ‘flawless finish’ tools, and hit the Laura Mercier counter at my local Beauty Supply Store: From the left: Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder, Secret Camouflage, and Eye Canvas  I got the Secret Brightening Powder in #2, which has more of

FOTD: 10 Minutes (Sunday)

Another day… another mad rush to get everything organized and out the door. Just minutes for makeup… I went pink on Sunday: FACE Guerlain Parure Gold (Beige 06) Chantecaille Loose Powder (Shadow) Chanel Blush in Rose Temptation Chanel Highlighter in Rose Merveille EYES Louise Young Eyeshadow in Ting (browbone) MAC

FOTD: 10 Minutes… (Saturday)

I worked all weekend, so I had no time for any real makeup on myself. When I have to move fast, I tend to reach for colors that I KNOW will work. For this look, that means bronzes, browns and black… FACE Sonia Kashuk Tinted Moisturizer (Tan) Chanel Loose Powder

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