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 […]

TOO FACED In Your Dreams

Fancy, is how I’d best describe this palette. It’s a little too unwieldy to pack for use during a trip or at the gym, but it is a very nice collection of colors. The whole palette is fairly thin – just under a centimeter thick. The lid has a ribbon tab pull that makes it […]

TOO FACED Little Black Book of Beauty

This little palette contains a lot of color. It is roughly 3 inches by 4.5 inches and a little less than 1 inch deep. It has a shiny plastic case with a hinged lid. And, although I think it is no longer available, it gives you a good idea of the ranges of shades Too […]

BAREMINERALS Marvelous Moxie Lipgloss

The tube packaging for this lipgloss is clear so that you can see the color of the gloss through the container and it has a wand applicator. The texture is really thick and it tingles a bit, stays put well. It is supposed to make your lips look fuller too. I bought this after a […]

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 […]

SEPHORA by izak Satin Kiss Twin Lipstick Set

The packaging for this product is novel. Each end of the tube holds a different shade of the color Coquette – one light and one dark. You press on one end to push the lipstick out the other side to use, and press it back in when done. The two lipsticks are pressurized to stay […]

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 […]