Archive of ‘Mascara’ category

New From MAC: Starflash

MAC+Starflash New From MAC: Starflash
Hollywood’s new Power Couple. Our 12 new limited-edition Starflash shadows, combined with Kohl Power Eye Pencil. Shades for a smooth, creamy, cushioned life. Provides the double-wattage impact that will take you to the new stylesphere!

Starflash Eye Shadow: A remarkably creamy jet-milled pressed Eye Shadow that provides a distinctive pearly finish. Provides smooth-as-silk application with no dust or fly-aways. Medium buildable coverage allows versatility in application. Use discreetly or build it up. Long-wearing. Lasts all day without creasing or fading. Blends effortlessly, stays colour-true. Limited edition.

Star By Night: Frosty midtone blue
Talent Pool: Frosty blue green with gold pearl
Smoke & Diamonds: Frosty dirty taupe
Top Hat: Frosty dirty indigo
Lotusland: Frosted pinky lavender with gold pearl
Sunset: Frosty clean midtone pink
Bold & Brazen: Frosty light copper
Grand Entrance: Frosty neutral pink beige
Glamour Check: Frosty reddish brown
Mink & Sable: Frosty olive green
Dreammaker: Frosty yellow gold
Go: Frosted bronze
Suggested retail: $14.50

Kohl Power Eye Pencil: A kohl pencil that has all the intensity and colour power of ultra-soft carbon. Specially formulated to provide deep, fully opaque coverage, provides an intense, smoked finish with duo-chrome pearl. Versatile in application: blend or smudge.

Orpheus: Intense black with gold pearl (frost)
Mystery: Rich black with green and teal pearl (frost)
Feline: Rich black (frost)
Raven: Intense black with red pearl (frost)

Suggested retail: $14.00

Plushlash: A mascara formulated to instantly plump up lashes for extreme voluptuous effect. Works fast. Builds volume smoothly and evenly from root to tip. Delivers a silky, flexible, full fan of lashes. Fluid formula lightly coats lashes one layer at a time without smearing, smudging or clumping. Goes on via an innovative, specially patented wand with a v-shaped groove that prunes the bristles on one side while leaving the other side full and lush. The short bristles coax the lashes upward to an extraordinarily sophisticated yet flirtatious curl, while the other side separates and combs the lashes root-to-tip creating a long, well-defined glamour lash. Volumizing, lengthening, curling, lifting. This mascara features everything you want, with all the top mascara no’s: no clumping, spiking, smudging or flaking.

Plushblack: Black

Suggested retail: $12.00

Now available at MAC counters and maccosmetics.com.

Breaking News: Lancome Oscillation Available One Day Only, Before Fall Launch!

Lancome+Oscillation Breaking News: Lancome Oscillation Available One Day Only, Before Fall Launch!
A limited first-edition supply of Ôscillation will be available ONE DAY ONLY – Thursday, July 31st – at select Lancôme locations. Product will not be available again until the fall, when the national launch of Ôscillation takes place.

Ôscillation is the first vibrating mascara from Lancôme. With just the push of a button, lashes look extraordinarily extended, separated and multiplied. The battery-operated brush provides 7,000 micro-oscillations per minute, wrapping lashes up to 360 degrees. The Ôscillation formula is designed to work specifically with the Ôscillation brush. Creamy, fluid and supple in texture, it results in a glossy look and a smooth application.

The suggested retail price is $34 and will be available on July 31st, while supplies last, at the following:

* Online: Lancôme-usa.com and Sephora.com
* Atlanta (GA): Macy’s at the Lenox Square Mall
* Brea (CA): The Lancôme Boutique at the Brea Mall
* Costa Mesa (CA): Nordstrom at South Coast Plaza
* Chicago (IL): Macy’s on State Street and Bon-Ton at the Yorktown Mall
* Dallas (TX): Dillard’s and the Lancôme Boutique at NorthPark Center
* Houston (TX): Neiman Marcus at the Galleria
* Miami (FL): Macy’s at the Dadeland Mall
* Manhattan (NY): Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdale’s 59th Street, Lord & Taylor, Macy’s Herald Square and the Lancôme boutique on Columbus Avenue
* San Francisco (CA): Macy’s Union Square
* Santa Clara (CA): The Lancôme Boutique at the Valley Fair Mall
* Short Hills (NJ): The Lancôme Boutique at the Short Hills Mall

Recessionista’s Fabuless Pick of the Week: Maybelline Colossal Volum’ Express Mascara

maybelline+colossal+mascara Recessionistas Fabuless Pick of the Week: Maybelline Colossal Volum Express Mascara
Last week, I received the following email from a reader, Tara:

“I was wondering if you have tried Maybelline’s The Colossal Volum’ Express Mascara? I did a search on your blog and didn’t come up with anything. I ran out of mascara and was at the store last night. I went to grab a Cover Girl Lash Blast Mascara, but something caught my eye. There was a big display of The Colossal Volum’ Express Mascara by Maybelline. The packaging is very eye catching since it is yellow and black and I’m a sucker for that kind of stuff. Plus, the color of the mascara is called “Glam Black,” so how could I not try it when the word “Glam” is there? I put it on this morning and was amazed. The brush is “colossal” but my lashes are long and full and no clumps! Geez, sorry to ramble, but I’m just so excited to find a mascara that works wonders for only $6.99! If you haven’t try it, you should!!”

Now, I wasn’t sure whether the aforementioned email was an actual reader review, or a veiled PR pitch…so I decided to purchase for myself, review the mascara and draw my own conclusions.

colossal+maybelline+mascara+2 Recessionistas Fabuless Pick of the Week: Maybelline Colossal Volum Express MascaraMaybelline Colossal Volum’ Express Mascara promises:

* 9X the volume, instantly
* No clumps
* Washable

Does it deliver? You betcha…but in a way you wouldn’t expect. The brush is tame, in contrast to Cover Girl Lash Blast’s big fatty wand. Yet it manages to catch every last lash and coat it in inky blackness. Layer after layer, I was amazed at how I couldn’t coax the formula to clump. Colossal Volum’ Express volumizes alright…just don’t count on nine times your typical thickness. But while your lashes may lack a little in the lushness department, the formula lengthens like you wouldn’t believe…this mascara takes even the most Lilliputian lashes to a whole nuther level. Plus, it washes off with minimal elbow grease.

spoiled+pretty+maybelline+colossal Recessionistas Fabuless Pick of the Week: Maybelline Colossal Volum Express Mascara
Check me out wearing Colossal Volum’ Express in Glam Black (please excuse the sloppy application).

Check back this time next week, when Spoiled Pretty brings you a new makeup bag must-have that’s easy on your wallet.

Lashes For Days: The Lash Stash From Sephora

Sephora+Lash+Stash Lashes For Days: The Lash Stash From Sephora
I know you. You’re what I call a mascara minx. Sure, you have a number one lash luvah…but it’s hardly an exclusive relationship.

You’re not alone. Many women find mascara monogmany to be challenging. It’s nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, Sephora supports your cheatin’ ways.

New from Sephora: The Lash Stash, a best-selling mascara sampler set.

Brought to you exclusively by Sephora, The Last Stash allows you to test-drive a new mascara every day until you find your true lash love. It contains seven travel-size black mascaras from your favorite brands, for the longest, lushest, most-volumized lashes ever. The kit includes:

* Benefit A Little Bit BADgal Lash in Black
* Blinc Kiss Me Mascara in Black

* LORAC Publicity Stunt Lashes in Black
* Smashbox Bionic Mascara in Black
* Stila Multi-Effect Mascara in Black,
* Sephora Brand Lash Plumper in Black
* Too Faced Lash Injection in Black

A $50 value, The Last Stash can be yours for the low, low price of $28.

Kim Kardashian’s New Lighter Makeup Look

kim+kardashian+lighter+makeup Kim Kardashians New Lighter Makeup Look
Kim Kardashian decided to try out a lighter eye make up look…and she wants your opinion. Head on over to Kim’s blog and tell her what you think!

kim+kardashian+lighter+makeup2 Kim Kardashians New Lighter Makeup Look
To achieve this lighter look, Kim used:

* Lorac Glam Rocks Loose Metallic Eye Shadow in Metallic Pearl
* MAC Zoom Lash Mascara in Zoomblack
*Lorac Perfectly Lit Oil-Free Luminizing Powder in Spotlight

For more of Kim Kardashian’s beauty and makeup tips, click here!

Source: officialkimkardashian.com

80s Ladies Week: Oh, Cargo…You're So Fine!

mickey 80s Ladies Week: Oh, Cargo...You're So Fine!
If you caught yesterday’s installment of 80s Ladies Week, you know that I’m pretty handy with the pom-poms. So it should come as no surprise that one of my childhood idols was singer/choreographer/fellow Philadelphian, Toni Basil.

For today’s 80s-inspired product review, I’m going to steal a line from Toni’s pop music classic…

Oh, Cargo you’re so fine,
You’re so fine you blow my mind.
Hey Cargo!
Hey Cargo!

On the 4th of July, I was invited to a late-evening barbecue not too far from my own apartment. I had to hoof it because there was no chance of finding parking anywhere in the vicinity of the art museum, which serves as backdrop for the city’s Independence Day festivities. The weather was pretty typical for July – hot and humid – with a light drizzle.

cargo 80s Ladies Week: Oh, Cargo...You're So Fine!
So before heading out the door, I finger painted with Cargo’s Melt-proof 3 in 1 Eye-Cheek-Lip Palette and swiped on some . Eight city blocks later, I showed up at the party looking perfectly polished – and you know how shiny I can get. And when I returned home late that night, my makeup still looked freshly applied!!!

The Cargo Melt-proof Make-up Collection, which also includes a Melt-proof Bronzer, is limited-edition and costs $39 (retail value is $90). Pick this up immediately, you’ll thank me later. You will be absolutely amazed at the staying power – it’ll blow your mind!

Cargo products are available at Sephora, Amazon.com, and cargocosmetics.com.

Isn’t 80s Ladies Week totally rad? Be sure to check out Amber’s 80s inspired product review over at Beauty Blogging Junkie.

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