Tis the season for brush haulin’!
Everything is golden, no literally it’s golden, with the new Golden Touch Mini Brush Collection from Bare Minerals ($28).
Includes four mini brushes for face and eyes:
- Angled Handy Buki Brush
- Angled Blush Brush
- Eye Defining Brush
- Angled Liner Brush
Available at Ulta.com
Whipping out your best smoky eye for the holiday season?
I’m not. Dude, smoky totally makes me look tired lately. I’m whipping out my best brown smoky eye…
However, those rocking the traditional smoky eye might want a little extra helping hand and a solid base with a little drama. Bring in the Sleek Makeup Molten Metal my little flying monkeys, yeah, I have flying monkeys around doing my bidding, I roll like that.
A few days some of Bare Escentuals Holiday 2011 Collection popped into my mail box. One of the items included in the envelope that I tore open with my teeth was the new A Toast to Tints Trio.
Now…I wasn’t really reading at the time, I was merely foaming at the mouth, teeth bared, and OMG so excited about NEW MAKEUPZ so I didn’t read the box on these tints, I simply ripped them out of their packaging, and started applying to my lips like a mad woman. Promptly after I scrunched up my face and mouthed, “Ewww! WTH?!”
I wasn’t particularly keen on the formula…
It’s a sea of Holiday Brush Sets out there.
It’s possibly the best time of the year to make serious purchases to add to your personal brush stash. Buying single brushes from brands such as MAC can become a costly experience that’s why the Holidays are such a great time to stock up because you can get so much more for less.
Almost all high and mid-range brands have 3, 5, 10, or more brushes available in a set. Sometimes brushes are full size if you’re lucky but in most cases they are normally mini. Mmm sometimes they do suffer quality problems if they are mini but I think it’s safe to say in many cases I’ve always been plenty pleased with sets I’ve purchased during the Holidays.
This is particularly the case when you’re looking at a five piece set for say $50. That puts you at $10 per a brush therefore knocking down the price on that $35 full size blending brush to a mere $10 for the mini version. Sweet right?
Napoleon Perdis is always kind enough to introduce his Holiday Brush Sets in full size version. Score!
Take a look at one of his new Luxe Brush Collection Sets for Holiday 2011.
Laura Geller has started offering some of her QVC Today’s Special Value sets at retailers. The sets have a tendency to appear on QVC first but within a few months to a year they end up renamed and made available at retailers like Ulta.
Products included in the sets also become available in the general catalog or other sets which is the lead in for this post.