Month: April 2013

FOTD: Burberry Velvet & NARS Rotunde

Remember when I said I was saving the Burberry Velvet Foundation for cooler weather? Well, the morning was so overcast and chilly… that I figure it’s Mother Nature’s way of telling me to use it right now! So I did. FACE Burberry Velvet Foundation in Trench #208 Burberry Concealer in

NARS + Pierre Hardy (Blushes + Polish)

Well… I was all set to pass on this… and then a little birdy named Shontay was like: DON’T YOU DARE! So I listened… and boy am I glad I did! NARS collaborated with shoe designer Pierre Hardy for a series of nail polish duos, and two of the most

Lip Service: Lipstick Queen’s ‘Hello Sailor’

Anyone remember ‘mood’ lipsticks? They’d come in these weird shades of green and blue and orange… and they’d all turn this hideous shade of fuchsia on everyone. The idea that they actually adjusted to an individual ‘mood’ was just a sales gimmick. It was the same color… no matter who

(Rock & Republic) Call Me vs. (NARS) Puerto Vallarta

Boo Boo Ninja, this is for you: Rock & Republic Blush in Call Me is on the left… NARS Multiple in Puerto Vallarta is on the right. There is more gold (making it more peach and less pink) in Puerto Vallarta, and it’s about half a shade lighter.

Burberry Cold Weather Haul

I recently purchased a few goodies from Burberry, with a stronger focus on cold weather. I wanted to try the Velvet Foundation and Concealer. I also picked up a Lip Mist in Brown Sugar (to wear right now). Trench Velvet Foundation in #208: The finish is matte… though surprisingly not

Summer Skin Prep: Organic Essential Body Scrub

We think that body scrub is the easiest, and the most effective way to get truly ‘glowing’ skin. Scrubbing the skin removes dead skin cells, and if you use a scrub with an added moisturizer, you simultaneously moisturize and nourish the new skin. The result is a glow that’s truly

Nordstrom Trend Event: The Burberry Gift

All of the beauty brands had gifts with purchase… consultations… gifts for saying hello… yada yada yada. One of the most awesome gifts came from Burberry: This insanely awesome makeup case (in rosy pewter) came with a makeup bag, a concealer sampler, three sample lipsticks (copper, antique pink & rosewood),

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