Get Catty With Wildfox Catfarer Sunglasses


I've been searching for some cat eye sunnies for forever. On a whim, I bought these Wildfox Catfarer Sunglasses from Shopbop - hoping that they wouldn't look too cartoonish. Even though I was afraid they'd be too large, I'm digging the oversized frames. They make a statement without overwhelming my face. And the cat eye shape is subtle, so it's not CONTINUE READING

Peep My Polish: Revlon Top Speed Nail Enamel in Superstitious


Now that I have two kids - and the youngest being 6 weeks old - I needed to get better acquainted with quick-dry nail polish options. I hardly have time to do anything, let alone a DIY - so I needed to find some lacquers that fit my new lifestyle. Yesterday, while going my grocery shopping, I picked up Revlon CONTINUE READING

Tatcha, I'm So Glad I Gotcha


I'm home on maternity leave, so I spend an inordinate amount of time nursing my daughter, burping her and changing her diapers - all the while, watching hours of QVC. I don't know what it is, but I am mesmerized by QVC demonstrations. If I'm channel surfing and I happen to land on QVC, it's damn near impossible for CONTINUE READING

Shopbop Sale: Take Extra 25% Off


  Take an extra 25% off select sale items at Shopbop.com until Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at 11:59 PST. Enter code 25EXTRA at checkout. You're CONTINUE READING

StriVectin Tightening Face Serum Giveaway


Roll back the years with the NEW StriVectin “Roll Back the Years” Firming Collection - a trio of formulas that help to improve skin’s appearance. This three-piece set, which includes the StriVectin-TL Face Serum, the StriVectin-TL Body Cream and the new QVC exclusive StriVectin-TL Neck Serum Roller, helps skin appear firmer and softer on the face, body and neck. . The StriVectin CONTINUE READING

Bath & Body Works Cooling Gel Lotion Needs A New Name


A few weeks ago, I paid a visit to my local Bath & Body Works store. I was on the hunt for a tropical-smelling body wash that wouldn't break the bank, and B&BW seemed like a good place to search. When I entered the store, I was greeted my a really nice saleswoman who asked me what I was CONTINUE READING

Lip Pencil

Sssshhhh…Stila’s Secret Sale

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stila+glaze+lip+liner Sssshhhh...Stilas Secret Sale

Stila has select products on sale. Stock up on bestsellers, like their Glaze Lip Liners. These Spoiled Pretty-approved pencils are specially designed to work with glosses…so your sheer, luscious lip doesn’t turn into a murky mess.

Merchant of Venice: Collection Venise De Chanel for Fall 2009

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chanel+fall+2009 Merchant of Venice: Collection Venise De Chanel for Fall 2009As a city built on water, Venice was a source of great intrigue for Gabrielle Chanel. She saw it as simultaneously dramatic and fragile – qualities she herself possessed. With the imagination of the Chanel Makeup Studio, Venice comes to life in a palette reflective of the city’s shimmering facades and mosaics, and the sparkling aquatic colours of its lagoons.

As seen in the runway looks created by Peter Philips, Global Creative Director of Chanel Makeup, at the 2009/10 Cruise Collection show, held on the beaches of Venice, Italy, rich sienna and deep rose tones, and dusky greys and greens combine for a modern look that can be softened for day or emboldened come evening.

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EXCLUSIVE CREATION: Eye Gloss Luminous Cream Quadra Eye Shadow is a quartet of gel-cream shades – pearl, gold, black and red black – delivers a subtle luminous sheen that blends beautifully, from sheer to intense.

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LIPS: The Chanel lip collection expands with a selection of rich, luxurious shades. Rouge Allure Luminous Satin Lip Colour arrives in Intuitive, a pinkish brown; Clandestine, a rich brick shade; Captive, a classic brown; Amusing, a rosewood tone; Comedia, a true rose; and Instinctive, a perfect pink nude. Lips glimmer with Levres Scintillantes Glossimer in Courtisane, a natural pink, and Arelequin, a glossy gold. Finally, define the mouth with Le Crayon Levres Precision Lip Definer in Praline d’Or, a golden-hued nude.

EYES: Create a subtle or more dramatic look with Les 4 Ombres Quadra Eye Shadow in Murano, a palette with shades of moss, pink and seafoam, and green shimmer. The latest Irreelle DUO Silky Eyeshadow Duo arrives in Acqua Alta, a pairing of white and grey shadows. Brows look perfectly defined with two new shades of Le Crayon Sourcils Precision Brow Definer, Blond Clair and Cendre Noir.

FACE: For the perfect finish, apply Joues Contraste Powder Blush in Fresque, a subtle peach shade, or Les Tissages De Chanel Blush Duo Tweed Effect in Tweed Sienna, a gorgeous earthy bronze. Skin is luminous with Poudre Douce Soft Pressed Powder in Pêche Caresse, a soft peach.

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NAILS: Chanel, the leader in nail colour trends, introduces two new shades of Le Vernis Nail Colour: Intermezzo, a white pearl, and Gondola, a stunning maroon shimmer.

chanel+le+vernis Merchant of Venice: Collection Venise De Chanel for Fall 2009

Available at Chanel boutiques, department and specialty stores, and on Chanel.com.

MAC Euristocrats2

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Euristocrats+2 MAC Euristocrats2New from MAC: Euristrocrats2

While “a kiss on the hand can be quite continental,” a modern girl does the kissing now, knowing she has the drop-dead drama of these hot new Dazzleglass shades.

In the very latest violet, coral and pink passion hues, to add the sheen, the sparkle, and the ooh-la-la that never fails to entertain. They’re the “something extra” we’ve added to the lipstick and Dazzleglass collection Euristocrats can’t get enough of.

More, More, More!

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Lipstick ($14)
Costa Chic: Frosty light coral
Naked Paris: Sheer pink brown with multi-dimensional pearl
Patisserie: Sheer creamy neutral pink
Milan Mode: Sheer deep pink with multi-dimensional pearl
London Life: Sheer deep berry with multi-dimensional pearl
Saint Germain: Clean pastel pink
Cockney: Sheer yellow red with multi-dimensional pearl

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Dazzleglass ($18)
Date Night: Soft blue purple with pearl
Euro Beat: Peach coral with gold pearl
Internationalist: Yellow pink with blue pearl
Local Colour: Neutral yellow pink with gold pearl
Roman Holiday: Medium brown coral with pink pearl
Rue d’Rouge: Light red with pink pearl
Via Veneto: Light violet with blue pearl

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Lip Pencil ($13)
Magenta: Vivid pinkish-purple
Cherry: Vivid bright bluish-red
Subculture: Underground pink
Whirl: Dirty rose

The British Are Coming: Rimmel London Giveaway!

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rimmel+london+giveaway The British Are Coming: Rimmel London Giveaway!

Rimmel London may be celebrating its 10th anniversary in the US, but one of you will win an absolutely fabulous anniversary present.

This week, enter to win a prize package worth $150, filled with some of Rimmel London’s best products for summer – including two new must-have mascaras that have yet to hit shelves!!!

One lucky reader will receive:

Sexy Curves Waterproof Mascara (will be on shelves in July)
Glam’Eyes Lash Flirt Mascara (will be on shelves in July)
Lash Maxxx Waterproof Mascara
Exaggerate Waterproof Eye Definer in Jet Black and Deep Ocean
Colour Rush Eyeshadow Quad in Chocolatine and Bronzed
Fix & Perfect Foundation Primer
Stay Matte Clarifying Matte Foundation
Natural Bronzer in Sundance
Mono Blush in Peach
1000 Kisses Lip Liner in Natural and Indian Kiss
Lasting Finish Kiss & Stay Gloss in English Rose and Lustrous Nude
Lasting Finish Intense Wear Lipstick in Pink Champagne, Alarm and Crush
60 Seconds Nail Polish in Camouflage, Shocker and Pulsating

To enter the giveaway, send an email to spoiledprettycontests@gmail.com. Be sure to include your full name and mailing address. The subject line should read “Rimmel London Giveaway.” The contest ends at midnight (EST) on Sunday, June 28th. One winner will be chosen at random from among the entrants. On Monday, June 29th, I’ll announce the winner’s name. Please, only one entry per person; duplicate entries will not increase your chances of winning. Contest is open to U.S. residents.

Good luck!

Copy Alexis Bledel’s Bold Lip Look

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alexis+bledel Copy Alexis Bledels Bold Lip LookI envy the way Alexis Bledel pulls off a bold lip. So using some of my new favorite products from mark, I set out to replicate the look.

The video is a little on the long side (did you know that long-winded is my middle name?) but there’s a surprise at the end.

Hang in there for a sneak peek at an amazing 3-in-1 lip product from Avon (to be released later this summer.

Products featured in video:

* mark Get In Line Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner Hook Up (available June 2009)

* mark Lip Exotics Lip Lacquer Hook Up ( in Fever)

* Kaia 3-In-1 Sustainable Bamboo Cleansing Cloths (I remove the lipgloss with one)

* Avon Pro 3-in-1 Lip Wand (available July 2009)



For more video product reviews and tips, click here for Spoiled Pretty TV.

The Love Set by NARS: Exclusively at Sephora

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nars+the+love+set The Love Set by NARS: Exclusively at Sephora
Let’s be honest. Most Valentine’s Day gift sets are a little gimmicky. We’re in a recession – so buying a bunch of products that you’re not in love with doesn’t make much sense. If it wouldn’t set your pulse racing a month from now, set it down. Am I right?

Which brings me to The Love Set by NARS – a gift set so loveable, you don’t need a commercialized holiday to justify this purchase. This assortment of flirtatious hues help you achieve that coveted after-glow:

Pillow Talk Lip Gloss
The unique, semi-sheer formulation provides serious shine and imparts a warm azalea pink hue. May be worn alone or atop any lipstick for a perfectly sexy pout.

Sex Machine Velvet Matte Lip Pencil
Combining the convenience of a pencil with the application of a lipstick, this rich, pink-mauve lip pencil provides a matte, creamy finish that will last for hours.

Orgasm Blush
This cult classic makes cheeks blush a perfect pinky-peach flush and subtly highlights with accents of golden shimmer.

Available exclusively at Sephora, this limited edition set is $49 (a $73 value).

Coming Soon From MAC: Creme Team Collection

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cream+team Coming Soon From MAC: Creme Team Collection
Double desire. Love-me-two-times lips. A clever girl carries the conversation by making you believe in both sides of her story: Creamy, quixotic colour, and hard-line, super-sexy shine.

mac+cream+team Coming Soon From MAC: Creme Team Collection Introducing Cremesheen Lipglass, the perfect performance teammate to Cremesheen Lipstick, now in more drenched-with delicious shades than seasons past. Make yourself all the more convincing with Cremestick Liner, to fill in the little gaps, and prevent feathering or bleeding. Creme Team talks a glamorous game. Lips part to plead for more!

Creme Team expands on MAC’s new lipstick formulation, Cremesheen, with additional shades of Lipstick and a brand new Lipglass formulation. Ultra sheer and uber moist, it features flat pigments and a creamy high shine finish to lips.

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CREMESHEEN LIPSTICK
Crème Cup: Light blue pink
Shy Girl: Creamy neutral coral beige
Crosswires: Clean pinky orange
Lickable: Bright clean blue pink
Lavender Whip: Light cool lavender
Crème in Your Coffee: Creamy mid-tone pink brown
Spice is Nice: Creamy dark warm brown
Hang-up: Deep berry
Suggested Retail Price: $14.00

CREMESHEEN GLASS
Ever So Rich: Sheer lilac
Fashion Scoop: Pale cool baby pink w/light pearl
Boy Bait: Light neutral beige with pearl
Partial Pink: Light creamy yellow pink with light gold pearl
Melt in Your Mouth: Mid-tone creamy clean pink
Petite Indulgence: Mid-tone bright blue pink
Crème Anglaise: Mid-tone neutral mauve
Looks Like Sin: Sheer deep berry
Suggested Retail Price: $18.00

CREMESTICK LINER
Sublime Culture: Neutral pink
Pink Treat: Dirty pink
Caramellow: Neutral caramel
Velvetella: Blackened plum
Suggested Retail Price: $14.50

Available February 5, 2009 at all MAC locations and at maccosmetics.com.

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