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A Top 10 Rose Gold Lipsticks Guide

Helena Rubinstein Pink Champagne

For the past few years rose gold has really had a moment. I’ve seen some people online say they are sick of it. But, I think that’s like saying one is sick of gold or silver. Rose gold is merely a neutral color that’s popular for a reason – it’s flattering. It’s the sort of shade that seems to work on a variety of complexions. It’s like wearing a soft candlelit glow. It’s the sort of shade that reminds me of champagne, rosé and burning embers. Rose… Continue reading | 8 Comments

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The Lipstick League – Week of 5.2.2011

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The Lipstick League – week of 5.2.11

Happy Mother’s Day!

Question: What’s your favorite fragrance? If you don’t have a favorite, what are you currently loving?

Answer: Haha, me with a favorite? I have many favorites and these change with the seasons. I posted this week my current lemmings. Some of my all time favorite fragrances of my lifetime include: Original Prada, Mugler Angel, Tom Ford White Patchouli, Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille, Guerlain Insolence, Guerlain Shalimar, Bvlgari Black

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More 1960’s Fashion: Get the Look of Daniela Bianchi

1960's actress Daniela Bianchi

This is such a 60’s Italian cinema look to me: the bronzer, dark eye makeup, and the dramatic hat. There’s some modern appeal to this look. All of the 2000s has been about smoky eyes and pale lips. Here’s what I did to get a similiar look to Daniela’s.

EYES: Because this look has heavy eye makeup, I’m starting with the eyes first. I filled in brows with the waxy, e.l.f. Eyebrow Lifter & Filler Pencil in Ash. This pencil… Continue reading | 5 Comments

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NARS Fall 2010 Color Collection

NARS Fall 2010

NARS autumn 2010 color collection is “Old Hollywood meets futuristic look”. Are we talking Metropolis here? Regardless, the concept is quite dreamy. I’m a vintage and sci-fi geek so the thought of this tickles my soul. This collection is all about the bold. That’s why NARS is one of my favorite brands. NARS has also featured his muse, Daphne Guinness. I really do like her, but everyone is making such a fuss that NARS named a color after her. Have they forgotten that this trend setter has her… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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A 2010 Royal Purple Nail Color Guide

Royal Purple Nail Polish Guide

I know that dark nails have been popular for years now, but I still love rich, royal purple nails, especially for the fall and winter. And royal purple is going to be hot this fall season. Many makeup companies are launching royal purple products for fall 2010. Royal purple is a deep shade and has more drama than a black in my opinion. It’s neutral tones of blue and red won’t wash you out. Here is a list or a guide of royal… Continue reading