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The Beauty Girls Weekend Read

beauty+ad The Beauty Girls Weekend ReadDaneen from Spoiled Pretty found an insect repellent that smells so nice, someone asked her what perfume she was wearing! Click here to find out what it is.

Beauty Blogging Junkie has declared the Orlane Absolute Radiance Lightbox a new kind of seven minutes in heaven. Click here to find out how it’s made her skin look younger than Abigail Breslin’s.

Lianne from The Makeup Girl is over the moon about the FABULOUS BeautyFix 3 kit being offered for only $19.99! Click here to learn more…

All About the Pretty is excited about staying at the new Aloft Hotels by Starwood as part of Destination Pretty.

Teri from Beautiful Makeup Search is so obsessed with hair, that she branched out and launched a brand new site – all about hair.

Love Alicia Keys’ look from the BET Awards? Find out how to re-create it for yourself at Makeup Bag.

Marina from Makeup Loves Me thinks Sonia Kashuk’s new super sheer liquid tint is better than any department store brand she has tried recently.

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Eau de Off

mosquito+dating Eau de OffI am highly allergic to mosquito bites. Which means that if I’m outdoors for any length of time, you best believe that I’m covered – from head to toe – in insect repellent.

So when my parents threw a backyard barbecue for Father’s Day (when my in-laws were in town from Spokane, WA), I brought along a can of Off FamilyCare Smooth & Dry. It has a unique powder dry formula that dries on contact, leaving your skin feeling smooth and dry, unlike ordinary repellents. Plus it keeps mosquitoes, gnats, ticks, biting flies, chiggers and fleas at bay all day.

And I kid you not…Smooth & Dry has such a pleasant scent, someone actually asked me what perfume I was wearing!

off+smooth+and+dry Eau de Off

CEW’s Best Beauty Products on QVC!

qvc CEW’s Best Beauty Products on QVC!Tonight, the 2009 Cosmetic Executive Women Beauty Insider Choice Awards Winners and Finalists will be showcased on QVC! Tune in from 10 p.m. to midnight (EST) for special promotions on the best in beauty.

Featured products will include everything from skin care to hair care to cosmetics. A few of the highlighted products to be featured include: Clinique Even Better Skin Tone Corrector, Fresh Appleseed Brightening Exfoliant, Giorgio Armani Face Fabric Foundation, Living Proof No Frizz, NIA 24, Ojon Tawaka “The Ball,” Shiseido White Lucent Brightening Eye Treatment, YSL Rouge Volupté Silky Sensual Radiant Lipstick SPF 15, Bare Escentuals Bareminerals 100% Natural Lip Gloss Duo, and Philosophy Hope in a Jar SPF 20.

Cuten Up Your Countertop With New Q-tips Vanity Packs

QT 285ct VanityBox Purple Cuten Up Your Countertop With New Q tips Vanity PacksHow do you improve upon one of the most genius beauty tools ever? Put it in a pretty package, of course. I mean, how adorable are these new decorative vanity packs from Q-tips? They’ll make your old blue box turn green with envy.

One of these compact cubes houses 285 of the multipurpose swabs that you know and love. A drawer slides out, which allows easy access to the Q-tips (and, consequently, ups this product’s cleverness and convenience quotient). It adds a pop of color to your bland bathroom countertop. And for only $3.19 a pop, you can afford to keep a container in your drawer at work, for those cosmetics calamities that happen between 9 and 5.

Look for these cuties wherever Q-tips are sold.

The Beauty Girls Weekend Read

vintage+ad3 The Beauty Girls Weekend ReadTheMakeupGirl checks out Bobbi Brown’s new Nude Collection and finds some new favorites to add to her collection.

All About the Pretty likes Japanese Skincare Company Koh Gen Do’s foundation and powder.

Want more slender legs? makeup loves me tries the new pedicure at Dashing Diva that uses massage techniques to minimize cellulite!

Is Twilight’s Robert Pattinson’s hotness in his hair? Visit Spoiled Pretty and decide for yourself.

Beauty Blogging Junkie scored an interview with head makeup artist for Mad Men, Lana Horochowski! Click here to learn how to achieve a red lip a la Joan Holloway.

Beautiful Makeup Search has love for a new tinted moisturizer that actually works as it should.

Check out The Great Latisse Experiment at Makeup Bag and see if Latisse is right for you.

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TheMakeupGirl @themakeupgirl

Tarte TV on YouTube

tarte logo Tarte TV on YouTubeTarte Cosmetics now has a channel on YouTube.

Here you’ll find Tarte makeup artists and members of the executive team giving 101 tutorials on best-selling products, as well as some of Tarte’s latest product launches. In addition, they’ll be providing trend, celebrity and seasonal makeup tips & looks. And on some occasions, they’ll have guest celebrity makeup artists on board and Tarte’s Creator & CEO Maureen Kelly offering her own advice.

Colors You Can’t Wear That You Wish You Could

bad+makeup Colors You Cant Wear That You Wish You CouldHow many times has this happened to you?

You’re at the cosmetics counter and you lock eyes with one of the most gorge shades on the planet. But after swiping the color on your hand, you find that it’s just not that into you.

It’s too dark, too pasty, or too trannylicious for your complexion. Don’t cha just hate when that happens?

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve fallen in love with a nude lip gloss that looks all Angelina Kardashian in the tube – but on my lips, it’s more like CSI cadaver. And don’t get me started on my love/hate relationship with NARS Orgasm blush.

Which products/colors do you have unrequited love for?

Sephora Favorites Boxed Kits

sephora+favorites+set Sephora Favorites Boxed Kits

These one-of-a-kind kits are packed with Sephora’s best sellers and biggest obsessions, hand-picked by Sephora’s resident beauty buffs. Each limited edition kit features deluxe samples of Sephora’s latest fixations – all for $40 or less!

Sephora Favorites Splashstash Waterproof Deluxe Sampler, $36
We’re having a pool party, and you’re invited! This budge-proof collection packs 7 of Sephora’s most wanted waterproof eye essentials, each of which is guaranteed to make—and take—a splash. Bring on the H2O.

Sephora Favorites Naturally Gorgeous Skincare & Make-Up Sampler, $40
Go green, gorgeous! This eco-chic set stocks 9 of Sephora’s best-selling natural beauties, each of which is gentle on your skin and the planet. Now you can face the future—naturally.

Sephora Favorites Face Quenchers Moisturizers Deluxe Sampler, $37
Buy your skin a drink! This thirst-quenching kit stocks 6 of Sephora’s most wanted face moisturizers, each of which will nourish, protect and provide deep-down hydration. Talk about skin-novation.

Sephora Favorites Skin Saviors Moisturizers Deluxe Sampler, $24
Buy your dry skin a drink! This thirst-quenching kit stocks 5 of Sephora’s most popular body moisturizers to nourish, protect, and provide head-to-toe hydration. Talk about skin-novation.

Sephora Favorites The Fix-It Kit Skincare Deluxe Sampler, $40
Go ahead and fake it—we won’t tell! This skin-perfecting set packs 6 of Sephora’s most sought-after secret weapons, each of which smoothes, firms, and softens away imperfections. Let’s face it, flawless is possible.

Sephora Favorites Eau Girl Fragrance Deluxe Sampler, $40
Bigger isn’t always better. This scent-sational set packs 8 petite versions of Sephora’s most sought-after spritzes, perfectly sized for even the smallest clutch. Ready, set, eau!

Sephora Favorites Lashstash Mascara Deluxe Sampler, $39
Come out with your lashes up! This eye-batting arsenal packs 11 of Sephora’s most wanted mascaras, each of which brings out your flutter’s most arresting features. Prepare to look criminally good.

Sephora Favorites Blink, Winks & Brows Eye Deluxe Sampler, $40
Eye caramba! This medley of must-haves packs 10 of Sephora’s most coveted essentials, created to help you master a pro-perfect wink. Go ahead, flip your lids.

Sephora Favorites Get Pink’d Pink Lip Deluxe Sampler, $37
Get glossed up, totally plumped, and tickled pink! This lip-smackin’ set boasts 9 of Sephora’s most kissable essentials, created to help you score a perfect pout. Pucker up, gorgeous.

Sephora Favorites Eau Boy Fragrance Deluxe Sampler, $40
Bigger isn’t always better. This scent-sational set packs 8 of Sephora’s top-selling men’s fragrances, perfectly sized for the man about town. Ready, set, eau!

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