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Hourglass Femme Rouge Nocturnal Lipstick Review

Hourglass Femme Rouge Lipstick
Hourglass Femme Rouge Lipstick

Hourglass Cosmetics is a luxurious brand and the new Femme Rouge Velvet Crème Lipstick is no exception. I’ve had the opportunity to try the new lipstick line, Femme Rouge, in the shade Nocturnal. This luxury lipstick is actually luxurious.

Formula & Wear: This formula is wonderful! It is a moist formula that actually does live up to its “cushiony feel” and all the other company claims. It contains moisturizing Vitamin E and antioxidants. My lips feel hydrated… Continue reading | 10 Comments

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It’s Grape! I’m craving purple hued lips!

Maybe it is because I am a closet goth. But, I love the cool toned grapey purple lip look. I love a matte purple with really minimal eye makeup. I love the blue-ish tinted lip whitening sheer violet lip glosses with loud pink eyes. I love a purple hued lip stain with warm, coral eyes. I love it all. But, seriously, this is a difficult shade to wear and a difficult shade to find. It is so frustrating. So that is why I am sharing what I have found with you.

Lipstick: I love a purple lipstick look with… Continue reading | 8 Comments

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Yves Saint Laurent YSL Holiday Bow Color Collection Review

Yves Saint Laurent Holiday Bow Color Collection is all about “wrapping” up 2008. There are some nice holiday items and the rest are well, relaunches. The colors aren’t horrible but they are predictable. I really liked the fall makeup collection better. It seemed “newer”. This collection offers us the following:

LIPS: Fard À Lèvres Rouge Pur Pure Lipstick in Honey Beige which is a warm peachy beige. This shade really works with dark eye makeup. We have Golden Gloss Shimmering Lip Gloss in Golden Burgundy. This is one of my fave holiday shades. It… Continue reading

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The Stain Attraction: A Guide To Lip Stains

I love lip stains. They look fresh natural and just like you’ve had a glass wine sans the headache. I like to wear them alone or with gloss or under my deeper lipstick shades to make them last longer. They are very easy to wear. You just fill in your lips and go. They are meant to be you lip shade but better. Just remember to wash your fingers if you use them with finger tips. You don’t want those berry stained. There are a ton on the market and I am going… Continue reading | 1 Comment

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It’s Good to Be Bad: Wicked Lovely Smashbox Fall 08 Collection

Smashbox Wicked Lovely

What have the Factors put together for us this fall? Well, it looks like smoke’n hot deep “sinful” colors and demure pale shades that juxtapose one another perfectly.  You know something that is both wicked and lovely. It’s a deep lip or smoky eye or heck, even both. The website describes it as being, “Every woman is naughty and nice, daring and demure, light-hearted and darkly alluring. For looks that are charmingly sweet, devilishly sexy, or a little bit of both, experience our Wicked Lovely Collection.” So… Continue reading