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Spring/Summer Stockup!

For the past three years, I’ve been spending a lot of time in Arizona. Recently, my family left the dark and rainy Seattle area and relocated to the hot and dry Phoenix area! There are many beauty challenges with a climate change like this, and I’ll blog more about that in coming weeks. Today I’m just going to share some fun accessories I recently purchased to jazz up my very casual Spring/Summer wardrobe.  Simple cotton shorts and a t-shirt can look so fashionable with some killer jewelry (I am obsessed with statement necklaces), status sandals, and fabulous eye makeup!

New Newsletters!

Hello there, readers!  As my loyal email subscribers have already noticed, my newsletter has recently been overhauled (brought back from the dead is more like it).  If you’d like to receive a weekly update from Raging Rouge, simply click on the “Join Email List” button below, and enter your email address!  I hate spam myself, so it’s easy to unsubscribe as well.

This option is perfect if you don’t want to miss the GWP and sale info I post frequently on the site!

Nordstrom Estee Lauder GWP Worth Over $165!

Nordstrom Beauty Estee Lauder GWP

Nordstrom Beauty Estee Lauder GWP

estee lauder gift with purchase 2013It will be easy to find $45 of Estee Lauder product to throw into your cart at Nordstrom.com to earn their new GWP. The AERIN BEAUTY “Kaleidolight” palette alone will get you there (it’s on my must-have list) and Nordstrom is even offering some Estee Lauder items at a discount (Bronze Goddess Pure Color Eyeshadow Palette and Lipshine, for example).

Promo code “LIFT” or “PROTECT” is required at checkout, to personalize the skincare you will receive with your gift. Have fun shopping!

Click HERE to shop Estee Lauder at Nordstrom!

Eye Candy: Sephora Formula X Liquid Crystals

Sephora Formula X, The Liquid Crystals

Sephora Formula X, The Liquid Crystals

So by now you realize I am obsessed with Sephora Formula X, so on a recent shopping trip I snapped this image of their latest shade/texture combo, “The Liquid Crystals“.  I had a Sephora credit to use up, but didn’t end up taking the plunge.  It’s interesting to see the colors other consumers are picking, isn’t it?  You can see their orange shade (Magma) was completely sold out (and was my first choice as well) and the yellow  (Highlighter) and green (Fluorescent) have only one bottle left!

These nail lacquers retail for $12.50 per bottle.  Available at Sephora.com.

Upcoming: Shopbop Friends & Family!

I love a steal as much as anyone… ok, maybe more. It’s deals like the upcoming Shopbop Friends & Family sale that make me dig deep into their selection, carefully determining what items I’ll need to be prepared for the coming summer months, what birthdays are coming up, and what holidays I need to consider.  Think about it: You need summer sandals, your husband needs sunglasses, Mother’s Day is coming up, Father’s Day, Wedding season… There are so many reasons to fill that cart!

The discount is 25% off site wide, including sale items! Sites are both Shopbop.com and EastDane.com, and sale runs from April 15-19, 2014.  INTHEFAMILY14 is the promo code, so get to it!

Click HERE to shop Shopbop.com.

Cute Flippies!

Poolside With The Tory Burch Abitha Flip Flop

Poolside With The Tory Burch Abitha Flip Flop

Oh wow, readers, I owe you an apology! I dropped off the face of the earth there for a while, and ended up missing a few days of providing you with the eye candy you have come to love! My family and I are in the process of moving, and I’ve been literally working like a farm-hand, in an attempt to get things settled as quickly as possible.

In this photo are my tootsies enjoying a morning off from the move, poolside, wearing my Tory Burch Abitha Flip Flops. I grabbed them on sale at Shopbop and it was a great move! They’re comfy, but were cheap enough that I’m not worried about ruining them.

On my toes in this photo is MAC Imperial Flower Nail Lacquer, an oldie but goodie dating back to Fall 2010. The frosty orange shade is a great choice for Spring and Summer (though it was limited-edition, so if you want it now you’ll have to look at Ebay).

Stay well readers, and I’ll be back to regular blogging soon!

GLAMGLOW Thirstymud Review

Glam Glow Thirstymud

Glam Glow Thirstymud

Glam Glow Thirstymud

Glam Glow Thirstymud

I’ve sampled a lot of product to win my battle against dry skin, but perhaps one of the strangest is GLAMGLOW “Thirstymud” Hydrating Treatment. [Read more...]

MORE Summer Lovin!

Summer Makeup

Summer Makeup

Just another little list of great color cosmetics for summer! I’ve been having a blast, remembering my must-haves from last season. These items are all still available for sale, so click through for each individual review for some fun makeup ideas for summer 2014!

Better than black eye pencils like Laura Mercier Black Turquoise Kohl Eye Pencil.

Blush in a sunkissed bronze shade, NARS Luster.

Super colorful eye colors like Urban Decay 24/7 Glide On Eye Pencil.  I loved Deviant and Covet last year.  This year’s equally bright hues would be Chaos and Junkie.

Budget-friendly favorite Rimmel London Natural Bronzer.

Summer Classics

Summer Makeup

Summer Makeup

I know… I know… Spring just started. What can I say though, my mind is always on Summer. I’m in the process of moving to a warmer climate, so my thoughts have been on the colors that I can scoop out of my collection to wear when I arrive.

Here are some items I loved last year, that I’ll be grabbing again for those 80+ degree days.

Make Up For Ever Rouge Arist Intense 23 (satin beige), and other neutral lipstick shades!

Laura Mercier Illuminating Powder, to keep skin glowing!

NARS Casablanca Lipstick, that perfect coral shade!

Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow, because there has never been a better time for vivid eye makeup!

Color Stories: Orange Makeup

orange makeup, orange makeup swatches, orange makeup pinterest

Color Stories: Orange Makeup

I recently launched an orange makeup board on pinterest. I’ve been having a blast curating boards with the best photos of vivid hues of color on the internet! I remember when orange was first introduced as trendy for lips, and it seemed so shocking! Today, orange is used on lid, tips, lips… everywhere!

News: I’m in the process of MOVING! I’ll tell you all more about that later, but for now, check out these links to some shades of orange makeup you can buy to liven up your look for Spring!

Sephora Glossy Lip Pencil in Orange.

MAC Neon Orange Lipstick!

Sheer and Opaque shades of orange for the lips from Make Up For Ever, first introduced back in Spring ’10!