FACE atelier Facade in Arabesque

FACE Atelier Facade Cheek and Lip FACE atelier Facade in Arabesque

Cream blush fans, allow me to introduce you to a product that ranks among my favorite recent beauty discoveries. The FACE atelier Facade ($27) in Arabesque is a squeeze-tube of satiny smooth matte color designed for cheeks and lips.

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NYX Tango With Bronzing Stix | Merengue Flush & Bronzy Lambada

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If there’s one place I most appreciate shimmer and shine, it’s the cheeks. And while I typically gravitate towards satin textures and subtle glow, some days I just want shimmer. When the mood strikes, I’ll often reach for the NYX Tango with Bronzing Stix. These stick-style creams impart high shine that work as blush and illuminator in one. I’ve had these for over a year and love them. I noticed they were no longer available on NYX’s website, so I wanted to post about them while they’re still available elsewhere. CONTINUE READING…

FLOWER Beauty Win Some, Rouge Some Crème Blush in Rose-O-Den-Dron (BL4)

Flower Beauty Cream Blush FLOWER Beauty Win Some, Rouge Some Crème Blush in Rose O Den Dron (BL4)

FLOWER Beauty Win Some, Rouge Some Crème Blush in Rose-O-Den-Dron ($7.98) is a natural brown-pink. CONTINUE READING…

IT Cosmetics | Vitality Cheek Flush Powder Blush Stain in Matte Sweet Apple

IT Cosmetics Vitality Cheek Flush Matte Sweet Apple IT Cosmetics | Vitality Cheek Flush Powder Blush Stain in Matte Sweet Apple

Today I want to share with you a lovely long-wearing powder blush I received from IT Cosmetics – their Vitality Cheek Flush Blush Stain in Matte Sweet Apple. This vibrant pink-red gives a believable just-out-from-the-cold flush that lasts throughout the day. CONTINUE READING…

FLOWER Beauty

FLOWER Beauty Products FLOWER Beauty

OK, how pretty do these FLOWER Beauty products look? I’ve just received them and haven’t had a chance to try them out yet – but I couldn’t resist posting a preview! I’m loving the soft natural pinks for springtime. CONTINUE READING…

IT Cosmetics “Hello Beautiful!” 5-Piece Anti-Aging Color Collection

IT Cosmetics Hello Beautiful TSV QVC Color Collection IT Cosmetics Hello Beautiful! 5 Piece Anti Aging Color Collection

While you’re perusing the beauty blogosphere, do you keep a mental “must try” list? I know I do – and mine has long included IT Cosmetics. As luck may have it, last week IT sent me their “Hello Beautiful!” kit. This 5-piece collection is a lovely introduction to the brand. It contains three products that IT calls their “hero products”: Heavenly Luxe Airbrush Foundation Brush, Celebration Foundation, and Hello Lashes 5-in-1 Mascara.

It also includes two brand new products: Tightline Full Lash Length Black Mascara Primer and Vitality Flush 4-in-1 Reviver Lip and Cheek Stain Stick. Both are exclusive to this kit.

“Hello Beautiful!” will be featured on QVC on Monday, March 18th. For just one day, it will be available for a special price, announced the day of. Retail value is $155.00.

I’ve never followed QVC, but for this kit, I’d tune in! CONTINUE READING…

Eye-Catching Products of Winter 2013

Wishlist Part 2 Jan 20133 Eye Catching Products of Winter 2013

 

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MATTE PINK Blush Comparison

Matte Pink Blushes ELF Tarte La Femme MATTE PINK Blush Comparison

I recently posted a comparison of my peachy nude blushes. This next installment compares my matte true pinks. Really, I should probably call this Part I of my matte pinks, because I’ll have another post comparing matte pinks that fall more into the nude, natural pink category. The three blushes in this post are brighter, true matte pinks. They are: CONTINUE READING…

BECCA Beach Tints in Watermelon, Fig

BECCA Beach Tints BECCA Beach Tints in Watermelon, Fig

I recently picked up the BECCA Beach Tint Duo from Sephora. It’s a Sephora exclusive set that includes two mini beach tints (.14 fl oz each) for $20 – full size is 0.24 fl oz for $25 each. I wanted to share my quick review for anyone thinking of trying this set, as I’m not sure how long Sephora will have it in stock.

The shades in the set are Watermelon and Fig. CONTINUE READING…

NUDE PEACH Blush Comparison

Nude Peach Blush Comparison1 NUDE PEACH Blush Comparison

When I reviewed BECCA Mineral Blush in Wild Honey, I posted photos showing Wild Honey next to Sleek Suede. I wanted to go more in-depth on the comparison and also include one other peachy nude blush, La Femme Naturelle. I try to keep my collection well-edited and not too hugely excessive (haha good one, I know…) Anyway, here are my nude peach blushes. CONTINUE READING…