KAT VON D Painted Love Lipstick – Hellbent (red)

Loving Kat’s colors lately, and having a Sephora gift card from my credit card’s reward program, I had to get another Kat Von D lipstick. This time in red! The tubes for the painted love lipsticks are clear (lucite) on the bottom so it is easy to see which color you are selecting from your […]

BAREMINERALS Marvelous Moxie Lipstick – Make Your Move (a pinkish mauve)

The case for this lipstick is unlike any other I have had before – to open I prefer to the hold the lipstick case on its side, in both hands, then slide the silver button down the side of the case to release the lid. To close, you replace the lid until it clicks back […]

IN MY PURSE MAKEUP BAG – May 2013

I recently cleaned out the too-full makeup bag that I keep in my purse with products for touch ups – it tends to need periodic reorganizing. This is what I currently have in my purse, practically all lip products for now: The bag itself is from The Body Shop and it has a copy of […]

KAT VON D Painted Love Lipstick – Cathedral

Self-assurance shows when you risk wearing a dark or daring lipstick shade – as the box for this lipstick states: “The perfect red lip screams confidence.” Kat’s lip colors, sold exclusively on Sephora, offer a range of bold reds, bluish pinks and even some softer petal and nude colors. This painted love lipstick comes in […]

RED LIPSTICKS Selection Spring 2013 – Clarins, Clinique, MAC, Nars, Sephora

I put together this group of red lipsticks that I’ve accumulated to review some options for the  ‘classic red lip.’ With so many shades and hues of reds available, I think anyone can find a red that suits their skin color. I’ve found that the best way to wear red is to pair it with […]

SPRING 2013 Beauty Trend Show

As spring emerges, trending looks include metallic, frosty eyeshadows; natural full or classic red lips; glossy tresses; and pale, dewy pink cheeks. Trendy colors are corals and blues. I just went to the Nordstrom Trend Show at Bellevue Square in Washington State over the weekend – on March 23rd, 2013 – with a friend. This […]