Browsing Posts from August 2008

Sunday, August 31, 2008

Tassi Contest Winners!

We have our 6 Tassi winners and each will receive one in the mail. Congrats!

Telecia S/Bryan, TX; Jenny C/Spokane, WA; Katy D/Hines, OR; Kim M/Falls Church, VA; Denise C/Leominster, MA; Julie K/Lynnwood, WA

We'll be rolling out another contest very soon be sure to check back.

All my blush,



Sunday, August 31, 2008

Lipstick Queen's Lip Gloss Is Illegal In 40 States

LipstickqueenshinelipglForget about diet or light when it comes to the LIPSTICK QUEEN’s latest lippie because Shine – Hardcore Gloss ($22 @ gives you the full fat. Inspired by the 70’s, each of the six shades comes in a huge pot and inside each is rich and thick shine just for lips. Try ‘em, if you think you can handle it.


Saturday, August 30, 2008

H2O + Turns To The Sea For Clean

H2oplusseamarineduo_2H2O has some yummy new additions to their line. The Sea Marine collection focuses on Restore + Renew + Replenish and using seaweed extracts and botanicals in the products. Shampoo, conditioner, hand cleanser, a candle and more


Sea Marine Body Scrub ($17.50/8oz) is made skin-nourishing ingredients like sea lettuce, aloe vera and pumice. Make sure to only use this on your body as pumice is much too harsh for the face!

My other pick is the Sea Marine Purifying Shower Cream ($18/8oz). It uses a base of aloe vera and contains orange blossom and lavender. Sounds like a sufficient bath to me! Check out these and more from the collection @


Friday, August 29, 2008

Weekend Reads From The Beauty Blogging Network

Beauty_blogging_networkIn honor of the newest limited edition collection from MAC Cosmetics, Cult of Cherry; Roselyn from Makeup Makes Me Happy does a gorgeous makeup tutorial, showing you how to achieve a fabulous look for this upcoming Fall season!

Beauty Anonymous reviews YSL's fall eye shadow palette.

Lilan of The Daily Cookie shows you how easy it is to use Anastasia's Brow Pen to tint your eyebrows with a fun video how-to!

The Muse from Musings of a Muse shows you three different looks you can create using Too Faced Smoky Eye Palette! She also reviews the Too Faced Mirror Mirror Gloss!!

A Touch of Blusher looks at Paul & Joe's fall 2008 base makeup collection

Looking for a lipgloss that will stay put and last a long time? Then check out The Makeup Divas review on the Mac Lustre Twins.

Need smoother legs longer? Cybelesays has found one that keeps legs smooth and totally moisturized.

15 Minute Beauty Fanatic has found natural, medium coverage foundation, from the drugstore!

Beauty Blogging Junkie has partnered with Three Custom Color to provide 25 readers with TCC's new Watercolours for Cheeks in Wallflower, a dewy beige. Click here for more info on how to enter.

If you're a Bobbi Brown makeup fan (and who isn't?) Beauty411 has the latest on new Bobbi Brown palettes!

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Friday, August 29, 2008

Quick Pick – Lipstick – Boots

Do you find yourself always on the hunt for the perfect not-too-sheer-not-too-chalky nude lipstick? I think I’veBootsls found it in BOOTSNo7 Stay Perfect Lipstick in Angel ($9.99 @ It’s a little on the pinkier side of nude so it’s totally YLBB.

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Wrap Yourself In the Latest From Hilary Duff


I really don’t care for the whole celebrity fragrance partnership. I think the market is saturated and I can’t believe it when I hear of yet another coming out. I know that each celeb is somewhat involved in the creation process but to me, it’s an area better left untouched by celebs for the most part. I did come across one that I am embarrassed to admit. Wrapped With Love by HILARY DUFF ($38/1.7oz @ is her second fragrance and this one is a floral that is so right now summertime. It contains notes of honeydew, blood orange, plum, violet, white lily, raspberry, vanilla bean, musk and white chocolate mousse. White chocolate mousse? Don’t let that scare you off, this one is through and through juicy and fruity. And did I mention that the scents lasts a pretty long time on the skin? Now we’re talkin’.

Sunday, August 24, 2008

The Evolution Of Smooth

Eos_2I love a gourmet shaving cream. There are not many out there so when I do come across one, it’s a must try. The latest one on the market? EVOLUTION OF SMOOTH or EOS Ultra Moisturizing Shave Cream ($5.49/7oz @ and this one does double duty -- shaves and moisturizes. And I like that you don’t have to wet your legs before putting it on as it doesn’t lather. It’s a cream and contains aloe, shea butter, and antioxidant vitamins.

And how happening is the container? It’s easy to grab and hold onto and is recyclable so toss it in the blue bin when you’re finished. Available in three scents: Pomegranate Raspberry, Island Blue and Vanilla Bliss.

Saturday, August 23, 2008

Quick Pick – Bobbi Brown Mauve Palette

Bobbibrownmauvepalette_2Purple is supposed to be hot for fall so get it on with this BOBBI BROWN Mauve Face Palette ($55 @ It’s a nice alternative for day and looks great for all skin tones. Palette includes these NEW and exclusive shades: Navajo, Vintage, and Chocolate Mauve Eye Shadows; Mauve Blush; Dusty Mauve Creamy Lip Color; Mauve Lip Sheer; and Vintage Mauve Lip Color.


Friday, August 22, 2008

Weekend Reads From the Beauty Blogging Network

Beauty_blogging_networkFind out what yummy scented body souffle The Makeup Divas is all excited about. Losing sleep over your dark circles?

Beauty Junkie in SF has found a little tube from Smashbox to help brighten those eyes and make them camera ready.

Roselyn from Makeup Makes Me Happy counts down the 10 most wacky beauty tips, that actually work!. You may just be surprised to see what they are!

Katharine Towne of HBO's hit show, Tell Me You Love Me reveals her beauty tips **exclusively** to Beauty Banter!

Find out why the Muse is excited about Urban Decay's New Lipsticks with a detailed review and swatches of four shades!

A Touch of Blusher brings you Fall 2008 Makeup Trend Report.

Beauty Anonymous reveals her travel-friendly beauty goodies.

Beauty411tells you about a product that will help you rewind lines and wrinkles. And it's completely painless!

Beauty and Fashion Tech looks at Five Great Uses for Creme de la Mer and tells you how it can actually be a good value.

Girl Gloss tries out lip balm made with beer!

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Friday, August 22, 2008

Smooooth It Out With Affinage

Affinagetameit_2Here’s a new salon hair styling line coming to us from the UK, you’ll probably want to check out. AFFINAGE is meant to be all things to all people - body, volume, texture, sculpting, smoothing, shaping, protecting, conditioning, shine and finishing. No small feat! But they give us the Indigo line and say it encompasses all this by using the latest in technology.


The first one that has me wow’d is Indigo Tame It Smooth Control Creme ($26.30/2.7oz). Who doesn’t need to smooth strands and keep frizzies away? This one is made to be used on dry hair and just a small dab is good for the whole head. And I love the wicked cool blue packaging. Read more about this cool line @ and pick this up @


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