Category: Summer 2012

FOTD: Sable Emouvant

I wanted to do something ‘lighter’ with the new Chanel duo for Summer 2012… so for this look I concentrated on the ‘gold’ portion of the duo. The result was sheer and wearable… and appropriate for all of this Summer-like weather we’ve been having. FACE Senna Barely Base in Medium

In The Bag: Summer Essentials

Hey Guys, I’ve been testing a bunch of products lately, and I’ve come across some REAL gems! I put together a collection of ‘summer essentials’ that are already getting a lot of use in my house… even though it’s not officially Summer yet: NIA 24 Mineral Sunscreen. Price :$45Place: http://www.spacenk.com LOVE

FOTD: Mixed Summer Bag

I mixed more shimmers and matte textures (I seem to be doing that a lot lately) for this look. Most of my selections were from a ‘mixed bag’ of Summer 2012 Collections: FACE Nars Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer (MalageNARS Multiple Duo in Maui/Palm Beach: Blended EYES YSL Pure Chromatics Palette

Nailed: NARS Lal Mirchi vs Chanel Holiday

I wanted to see how NARS Lal Mirchi Nail Polish (from the Thakoon Collection) compared to Chanel’s Holiday Nail Polish (Summer 2012): Chanel’s Holiday is definitely more orange. In NARS’ defense, Lal Mirchi is described as ‘Mandarin Red.’ In reality, it’s more of a red-orange.                                               Holiday is on the

FOTD: Sable Emouvant

I used the new Chanel Duo from Summer 2012… FACE Estee Lauder Invisible Fluid Makeup (4CN1) Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder (2) Chanel Blush in Imprevu EYES Chanel Duo in Sable Emouvant Brown on the outside lid/crease/under waterline Gold on the inside lid/crease/under waterline Chanel Eye Pencil in Brun Intense

Chanel: Summer 2012

Okay, all of my final picks for Chanel Summer 2012 are here… This promo picture did two things for me: made me realize that I did not want the bronzer, and made me realize that I DID want that nail polish. I got the eyeshadow duo in Sable Emouvant, Glossimer

FOTD: YSL Pure Chromatics (#9)

I was feeling a little ‘Seattle’ (gloomy weather… in need of a hot drink) when I did this FOTD. As I mentioned when I swatched the YSL Pure Chromatics Palette in #9, you get MUCH better color payoff with a regular eyeshadow brush. I used these shadows dry, and they

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