Make-up Reviews

Covergirl Intense Shadowblast Swatches

Covergirl Intense Shadowburst Summer 2011

I haven’t actually played around with the new Covergirl Intense Shadowblast yet (learn more here) but I swatched a few and thought I’d share with you!

Review is upcoming shortly but enjoy the swatches for now!

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Guerlain Terra Inca Ombre Fusion Cream Eyeshadow Review, Swatches, Photos

At the beginning of my makeup life and most of my older one I absolutely hated cream eyeshadows for some reason. I just couldn’t stand them. Perhaps it was my lack of patience during application of such a medium or the fact they tended to crease like crazy (circa BUDPP, “Before Urban Decay Primer Potion) but I avoided them like the plague.

I became enamored with them when I discovered the joy of Visee Quad Shining Eyes and ever after that faithful day creams have been a staple of my eyeshadow life.

For Summer 2011, Guerlain introduced three shades of Terra Inca Ombre Fusion Cream Eyeshadow in warm, gorgeous hues to compliment your tan.

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Jelly Pong Pong Jelly Flush Review, Swatches, Photos

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The warm weather has set in. I’m looking forward to a heated New York Summer, let’s hope this good weather lasts because if you live around these parts you’ve probably been way disappointed at our lack of Spring.

Jumping in the Summer I’m already stocking up on facial mists, lightweight moisturizers, and cheeks stains! I love naturally flushed cheeks in the Summer with minimal to no eye makeup so I’m all about hunting out the best cheek stains of the moment.

I tried out Jelly Pong Pong Jelly Flush which is quite a dupe-tastic version of Tarte’s legendary Cheek Stains.

Let’s take a peek!

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You NEED this: L’Occitane en Provence Pivoine Flora Lipstick Fuchsia Review, Swatches, Photos

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I’m feeling very French today, thank you very much L’Occitane en Provence Pivoine Flora Lipstick.

Now I need my petit ami, Benoit Magimel (circa A Single Girl because he’s looking all kinds of rough lately…) to come sit beside me and tell me how fabulous my lipstick looks!

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Bare Escentuals Bare Minerals SPF 30 Natural Sunscreen Review

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I should hope you’re using SPF all year round. Rain, shine, snow, fiery balls falling from the sky, whatever the day brings I hope it starts with a solid SPF.

And shame on you if you aren’t wearing SPF!

SPF isn’t the easiest product in the world to wear in my opinion. Some are greasy, some too oily, some break me out, some feel way heavy, some suffocate my skin……It’s tough SPF world out there.

But it’s an absolutely necessary evil that you apply it everyday, diligently, to protect your skin and keep it looking its youthful best.

Products that make SPF easy are on my hit list so thank you Bare Escentuals SPF 30 Natural Sunscreen for making SPF easy, simple, and painless!

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