Month: August 2012

UTatz Giveaway: Winner!

The Winner Is: Maly! Congratulations! You won the Utatz Temporary Tatoo Kit: Maly, I’ve already sent you an email. Please respond with your mailing address and I’ll get your prize right out to you! Congrats again! Advertisements

Lip Service: Guerlain Rouge G L’Extrait (Luxure)

The new Guerlain Laquers follow the likes of Chanel (Rouge Allure Laque), and most recently Shiseido (Lacquers) with  a formula that combines a stain, lipstick, and lipgloss all in one. I tested them at Sephora, and found two things: 1) The colors don’t even remotely reflect their suggested descriptions, and

Kit Essential: Z Palette

I don’t believe that I know a Makeup Artist who doesn’t have at least one of these babies… even if it’s a small one to throw random pro pots into so that they don’t bang around any given kit. I personally have about a dozen Z Palettes (including one full

Professional Grade: A Cooler Summer

You guys remember the Beauty Breakdown with Polyanna: http://shahadakarim.blogspot.com/2012/08/beauty-breakdown-white-story.html Well, the official pictures are up, and they came out beautifully. The team at Studio 838 decided to set it up like a Look Book. I thought that was a lovely choice.   Makeup: Shahada Karim Hair: Bianca Lauren McMillan Photographer:

MAC Style Seeker

Calling all Bohemians, Nomads, Earth Children, and Style Seekers… this collection is for you. I fell head over heels in love with this MAC Collection. Most of it is wonderful… and breaks down this very (clever) promotional picture beautifully. There are a few repromotes, and some absolute passes (seriously… the

FOTD: Rusted Over

I did this look quickly today… as a tribute to the new MAC Style Seeker Collection… which I really LOVE (more on that in a later post). I kept the skin sheer (it’s still triple digits out here), and did a color wash in rusts and browns…  FACE NARS Pure

Make Up For Ever BLACK TANGO Palette

This turned out to be about as good as I expected it would. When I first heard about the Black Tango Palette, I wondered how MUFE would keep the Aqua Creams from drying out. Their solution: to put them in their own little pots, within a palette. The creams are

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