Hourglass Arch Brow Sculpting Pencil in Platinum Blonde Review & FOTD

Hourglass Brow Pencil

Hourglass has expanded their Arch Brow Sculpting Pencil range by adding six new shades: Platinum Blonde, Warm Blonde, Auburn, Warm Brunette, Ash and Natural Black.

The Claims: Hourglass claims that this is a buildable formula that combines powder, pencil and wax “to create the look of naturally full, defined brows in one easy step”. It has a triangular shape to “sculpt with broad strokes using the flat edge of the pencil as well as fill in with fine lines using the pointed tip”.

I’ve tried Platinum


Hourglass Panoramic Lip Liner & Extreme Sheen Lip Gloss Review – Raven & Muse

Hourglass Liner & Gloss

One of my favorite cosmetics brands, Hourglass, has launched new colors in their lip products, Extreme Sheen High Shine Lip Gloss and Panoramic Long Wear Lip Liner. 

Panoramic Long Wear Lip Liner 

I’m a fan of lip liners, even when they aren’t in vogue. I’m a dedicated lip liner user and I’ve tried so many brands over the years.

This liner is one that you sharpen. The other end features a high-quality blending brush. The outside of the liner represents the shade of… Continue reading | 6 Comments


Hourglass No. 28 Lip Treatment Oil Review

Hourglass Lip Treatment

Hourglass No. 28 Lip Treatment Oil is a blend of 14 essential oils, 10 plant oils and 4 vitamins. As a person that wears dramatic lip colors, I’m always in the market for a lip treatment and a good lip balm. If you wear bright, dark or light colors, you’ve got to have smooth lips.

The claims –  This treatment is meant to nurture, hydrate and regenerate the lip area. Or “elevate moisture levels, improve lip texture and help reduce wrinkle depth“. OK, so it claims… Continue reading | 2 Comments


Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder Review

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder is not a highlighting powder; it’s a finishing powder. I’ve been on a search for a finishing powder that doesn’t make my dry skin look dull and well, powdery.

The claims: Really there are some hilarious claims like “using photoluminiscent technology” to filter out harsh light which will make your complexion look really great in all sorts of light even flash photography. So, yeah, they’re saying that this product has mica and will make your skin look awesome. Here’s a… Continue reading | 1 Comment

Blog Weekly Roundup

The Lipstick League – Week of 3/11/2013

Barbara Payton

The Lipstick League – week of 3.11.13

Question of the Week – What’s your current favorite face powder and why?

EauMG’s Answer: As a person with dry skin in a humid climate, I’m not a fan of face powders. They either make me look “dull” or just melt away when I’m outside. But, this was all before I started using Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder. I’m all about a luminous look. And this product gives a “natural” luminous look. I can’t stand a powdered looking