When I think matte, I think Dita von Teese. That girl wears red matte lipstick like she was born with it on her mouth. Stunning, simply stunning!
However, when I try to wear it, well, it’s far from stunning and more in the realms of hello Bozo the Clown. Plus it tends to migrate around my mouth, onto my chin, up my cheek, and across my forehead. Needless to say, it’s messy as hell for some reason and I can’t pull it off.
As with eyeshadow, lipstick and lip creams in a matte finish just don’t get on well with me for some reason.
Maybe NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream can change my mind!
Sorry guys little late with my review of the Laura Geller Escape to the Tropics Color Collection but quite fitting as the weather is so very Spring-like today. It was nice pulling this gorgeous kit out of my review pile and indulging in tropical hues and not worrying about how I had to get out my deep sea diving gear to make my way into the snow, wet, and cold! Today we got sun, a brisk cool breeze, and the birds chirping crazily in excitement that maybe, just maybe, Spring might be on the way!
I HOPE you all got your hands on this set but if not, no worries, it’s still available so after the review if you’re wanting it you can indulge!
The MAC Wonder Woman Lipsticks are an interesting lot of colors which make me puzzle over why MAC decided to go with these shades.
Let’s have a look!
Estee Lauder has teamed up with Harper’s Bazaar for the second year for their Fabulous At Every Age Contest. The contest is seeking out a few fabulous women from ages 20 to 60 to compete in the event for a grand prize of $10,000. Harper’s Bazaar and Estee Lauder teamed up to find five of America’ chicest woman for the Fabulous at Every Age search, which is inspired by one of the magazine’s pmost popular features that transforms trends into great, age appropriate looks!
To enter the contest, you can nominate yourself or other fabulous women at www.harpersbazaar.com/fabcontest or at all-day casting calls at select Estée Lauder counters at Saks Fifth Avenue stores. Five finalists, each representing a decade between 20 and 60+, will receive a $5,000 cash prize and be honored at a VIP party hosted by Estée Lauder Spokesmodel Elizabeth Hurley at Hearst Tower in New York City on April 12. One grand prize winner will be selected from the finalists and receive an additional cash prize of $5,000.
To celebrate the search Estee Lauder has launched limited edition Fabulous at Every Age Lipstick and LipGloss which I’m about to show you today!
At first glance the MAC & Micky Contractor Collection does so deceive. I was thinking, “eh, probably nothing here to see…”
However, there is a gem or two in the rough even if you think the collection might not be suited to your skin tone. The shadows are all wearable in my opinion and one are two are really keepers, the fluidlines will easily be a must have if you’re a fan since the colors are stunning gem shades, and believe it or not the concealers in the lighter ranges might work well if you prefer a more lighter concealer (I always go lighter with my concealer).
Obviously MAC is gearing the collection towards a specific skin type so not everyone will be able to take advantage of some of the base options in this collection however the color products are definitely a go particularly if you like nudes (the lipstick shades are all very nude-ish and beige) or bolder shades (the shadows are all extra bold).
Let’s have a look at some swatches.