The Lipstick League – week of 4.7.14
Question of the Week: I own more of this brand than any other:
EauMG’s Answer: Perfume – Serge Lutens and Guerlain. Makeup – Revlon and NARS. Skincare – Paula’s Choice
Lipglossiping – counts down the days until she can welcome the summer with a punch of seasonal colour from Deborah Lippmann!
My Beauty Bunny – Feeling lucky? Go ahead and enter to win a shopping spree at Nurture My Body
I love to celebrate the different seasons with food – traditional baked goods, seasonal produce, regional flavors. I also love to switch out my perfumes and beauty products to more “seasonal” items like “purple floral” perfumes and pastel nail polish. I’m really influenced by the seasons.
Here’s a little “guide” to spring beauty products, yes, many inspired by the symbolism associated with how many Americans celebrate Easter, Passover and spring festivals. I don’t want to support the commercialization of religious holidays, but let’s face it. Things like… Continue reading | 2 Comments
Years ago, I tried Kahina Giving Beauty Argan Oil. The line has since expanded to include a variety of skincare products. I’ve tried the Beauty Serum. The line also has a Brightening Serum; that’s not the one I tried.
The claims: Repair tissue damage. Prevent moisture loss. Calm irritation. Reduce inflammation. Protect skin damage from UV rays. Combat flaky skin.
Ingredients: argania spinosa (argan) kernel oil*, coffea arabica (coffee) seed oil*, bisabolol, punica granatum (pomegranate) seed extract*, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract*, hippophae rhamnoides (seabuckthorn) fruit
Steamcream is a multi-purpose British (and Japanese) skin cream that I’ve wanted to try for years. Now I will admit my shallowness – I’ve always wanted to try the brand because of their cute packaging. Who doesn’t love cute packaging? They have every “art” tin that you could imagine. Pictured above is the Purpure design, which is perfect for a rose fiend like me.
This winter my skin has been so dry. I’m out in the elements more than ever and this is killing… Continue reading | 4 Comments
Skye Botanicals is a line of natural skincare hand-crafted on Martha’s Vineyard using sustainable materials sourced from the United States, Costa Rica and Africa.
I’ve used the following products:
Rose Petal Toner
The aroma is a crisp, green rose. It’s the best smelling rosewater toner that I’ve ever tried. Actually, this is the best rosewater toner that I’ve ever used. Period. It’s really worth the extra cost. In addition to steamed distilled roses, it also contains skin-loving antioxidants like Vitamin C and… Continue reading | 2 Comments