Light and airy, but as comfortable as your coziest cashmere sweater. That’s the kind of cozy comfort the MAC Lightness Of Being color collection offers, but in makeup form! The fine details, like knit patterns engraved atop the mineralize product, only serve to reel me in further.
Have you seen this video? The impossibly chic Carolyn Murphy decked out in designer duds emerges from her high-end sports car after publicly applying her Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Shine Lipstick and causing quite a ruckus in the process. Her entire life is beautiful and perfect, right down to her choice of lip color! BTW, what sunglasses is she wearing? I have GOT to have them!
But I digress. Here’s the deal. My photos do this incredible new Estee Lauder product no justice, and these lipsticks are by far one of the Best Estee Lauder Products (and handily make it into my “must buy” list for 2015).
The color delivered is semi-sheer, but this formula is buildable, so the opacity ranges from sheer to medium, depending on your needs. The finish is glossy, very elegant and timeless. The tube itself is incredible. A deep navy case gleaming with golden accents and a magnetic closure to ensure the cap snaps into place. It’s utterly perfection. I greedily want to hoard every color of Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Shine Lipstick! Click through for more images, and swatches of Budoir Baby, Surreal Sun, and Charmed. [Read more…]
Glamour Dolls Makeup
Click HERE for your invitation from RagingRouge (you’ll score a $10 discount off of your first order of $30 or more and I’ll get a $10 GC too). We’ll shop together, we’ll look gorgeous… and we can laugh and point at the poor saps who aren’t members like us.Gloss48 has introduced me to so many fun brands to share with you readers! The latest fave to hit my vanity is Glamour Dolls. Gloss48 slid The Peachy Essentials collection my way, and spiced it up with an extra Lip Cream from the line. Let me remind you right here that shopping at Gloss48 is for members only.
Glamour Dolls Lip Cream
Hands down, Glamour Dolls Lip Cream was my favorite product from the bunch. I don’t mention my review techniques often to you readers, so I’ll remind you here. When I receive product samples from a new brand, I do my best to avoid reading too much marketing material or pricing information. I don’t want to be “led” in any way! I can ensure my opinions are mine and mine alone. Lip Cream has a smooth, luxurious feel to it, and delivers fun, vivid color. My first guess was that Glamour Dolls makeup was solidly mid-range, a step up from drugstores but not quite prestige. My estimate was each lip cream likely retailed for around $15, a price certainly justified. Keep reading to find out the retail price. You will be floored!
Makeup Wars: Best Of 2014 Series
Happy New Year’s Eve, everyone! What lipstick will you be wearing when you kiss in the new year? If you haven’t decided yet, this Best Lipstick 2014 post is just in time!
The Makeup Wars team asks, “What is the best lipstick of 2014?” My answer? Hands-down, NARS Audacious Lipstick was my #1 favorite lippie of 2014! No question!
My Pick: Best Lipstick 2014 Edition
NARS Audacious Lipstick redefines “highly pigmented”. With only one swipe, rich, vivid and smooth color is delivered. These lipsticks are all about impact, and certainly aren’t for the wallflowers of the world!
Even the tube itself is luxe. These sleek black cases feature a magnetic closure that ensure the cap stays put, protecting your precious cargo in your bag.
Retail price is $32 per lipstick. Click HERE for a complete list of NARS Audacious color options. I also have a list of the Best NARS Products if you’re looking for more gorgeous NARS product recommendations!
CLICK HERE to check out the entire line at NARSCosmetics.com. Other retailers include Nordstrom, Saks, Bloomingdales, and Neiman Marcus.
The NARS product featured in this review was a press sample. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.
I love when I have the opportunity to introduce you to a new brand that is truly incredible! Doucce is an indie brand that’s being featured on Gloss48 this week!
I love how Gloss48 says “get your head out of the gutter”. The brand name is pronounced Doo-say, so let’s get that straight! The product line was born in the fine city of New York, and I was happy to see a lot of “made in the USA” stamped onto these gleaming cosmetic cases. If you’re already in love with what you see, Click HERE to visit Gloss48 to view these steals! If you want to see gorgeous photos, swatches, and reviews of these products keep reading! [Read more…]