Published on 2012-12-31 01:22:00
Gucci Guilty Intense Eau de Parfum Spray (available here) - from $61
An intensified olfactory experience, Gucci Guilty Intense adds a twist to Gucci Guilty, making it more provocative and more sensual. Guilty Intense is a warm yet striking oriental
Published on 2012-12-31 00:46:00
Darker nails, much like darker lipsticks make an appearance every year
around the fall/winter season.
Published on 2012-12-29 11:17:00
Chanel Rouge Allure Extrait de Gloss Merveille (available here) - $32
Bold colour combines with the smoothest, silkiest gel texture for luxurious wear and deeply dramatic effect. Lips feel comfortable—never sticky or tacky—and look luminous, fu
Published on 2012-12-28 12:59:00
Clarins Alcohol-Free Toning Lotion with Camomille (available here) - $21
This toning lotion soothes, moisturizes, and creates a refreshed look as it restores the natural pH balance to skin.
Published on 2012-12-28 01:33:00
Bobbi Brown Pink & Red Makeup Collection (available here)
The Pink & Red Collection isn't about matching lips, cheeks and nails. It's about deliberately mismatching. Color blocking and unexpected combinations - a very modern mix.
Published on 2012-12-27 22:06:00
Chanel Rouge Allure Intense Lipstick Envoutante (available here) - $34
The next generation of Rouge Allure Intense dresses lips with unmistakable attitude.
Published on 2012-12-27 02:51:00
YSL Spring 2013 Makeup Collection (available here) - A lot of brands have been putting out their spring makeup collections this month, and YSL was one of the earliest ones available online at Nordstrom.
Published on 2012-12-27 01:08:00
MAC Pressed Pigments Makeup Collection (available here) - Gorgeous eyes, from sheer and ethereal for day to intense and illuminating for evening. Shadows in complementary tones offer pigmented effects for a season of creative colour play. 12 stunning
Published on 2012-12-26 23:18:00
MAC Après Chic Collection (available here) - Natural glamour is effortlessly in its element with MAC's face and color collection to heat up winter looks.
Published on 2012-12-25 01:30:00
Chanel Joues Contraste Blush Frivole (available here) - $43
This unique powder blusher imparts a flattering radiance to cheeks.
Published on 2012-12-25 01:16:00
Maybelline Expert Eyes Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover - This 100% oil-free formula gently and effectively removes washable mascara and eye makeup without oily residue.
Published on 2012-12-24 22:57:00
Clinique Whole Lotta Color Chubby Sticks Gift Set (available here) - $34.50
Five juicy shades of Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm in a smile-worthy set.
Published on 2012-12-24 20:55:00
Chanel Le Vernis Nail Polish Accessoire (available here) - $26
Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour Accessoire (573) is the lone dark shade among the three nail polishes from the Printemps Precieux de Chanel Spring 2013 makeup collection. A creamy deep dark
Published on 2012-12-24 01:11:00
Crabtree and Evelyn Lavender Body Lotion (available here) - $6
This velvety rich body lotion features a moisturising blend of shea butter and lavender, evening primrose, almond, and coconut oils. Extracts of peony, white magnolia, and elderflower hel
Published on 2012-12-21 19:41:00
Chanel Le Vernis Nail Polish Emprise (available here) - $26
Part of the Printemps Precieux de Chanel Spring 2013 Makeup Collection, the soft peach nail polish Emprise (569) is the quietest shade in the entire collection.
Published on 2012-12-21 18:54:00
Poudre Signee de Chanel Illuminating Highlighter Powder (available here) - $68
A limited-edition creation, this sheer highlighting powder is artfully embossed with the icons of Chanel. Bringing a fresh vitality to the face, the soft pink powder ligh
Published on 2012-12-20 23:45:00
Chanel Le Vernis Fracas (available here) - $26
The bright pink nail polish, Fracas (571), is the limited edition shade from the Printemps Precieux de Chanel makeup collection for spring 2013.
Published on 2012-12-18 00:51:00
Smashbox Photo Finish More Than Primer Dark Spot Correcting (available here) - $42
An all-in-one primer and dark spot corrector, this revolutionary formula not only visibly reduces the appearance of lines and pores while creating the perfect canvas,
Published on 2012-12-16 23:50:00
We are deep into what is California's version of winter - grey, gloomy cloudy days and occasionally even rains - yes, we do have a brutal weather system here :P
Published on 2012-12-15 23:24:00
Urban Decay Naked Basics Matte Eyeshadow Palette (available here) - $27
Published on 2012-12-15 22:27:00
MAC Taste Temptation Makeup Collection (available here) - A seductive style surfaces after-hours, drawing in an exotic panorama of pleasure-seeking, night-blooming violets. M∙A∙C captures this world in an elegant colour collection of deep purpl
Published on 2012-12-14 03:49:00
Elizabeth Arden Provocative Woman Eau de Parfum Spray (available here) - Fragrance Mood: Confident. Alluring. Seductive.
Published on 2012-12-14 01:15:00
The Body Shop Shea Body Butter (available here) - $6
This super-rich and creamy Shea Body Butter is a feast for the skin.
Published on 2012-12-07 00:32:00
Sephora Give Me Some Lip Set - A set of six perfect pink and nude lip products from glosses, treatments, tints, and shines.
Published on 2012-12-05 02:24:00
Burberry Lip Velvet Long Wear Lipstick in Redwood No. 304 (available here) - $30
Burberry innovation brings a new finish for lips: a velvety matte radiance, inspired by the most opulent of English fabrics. Iconic pigments provide incredibly dense an
Published on 2012-12-04 01:12:00
Yves Saint Laurent 'Rouge Pur Couture - Vernis a Levres' Glossy Stain (available here) - $32
A revolutionary new lip product that combines the texture and shine of a gloss with the long wear of a stain. Coat your lips with this lip color that offers
Published on 2012-12-03 02:10:00
Sephora + Pantone Universe Precious Metals Shadow Palette (available here) - $48
The extraordinary partnership between Sephora, the beauty authority, and Pantone, the global color authority, continues to deliver the trendiest shades of the season, f
Published on 2012-12-01 01:56:00
Something I have wanted for so long...and it's beautiful!
Previously on Snapshot Love
Published on 2012-12-01 01:37:00
Neutrogena Oil-Free Cleansing Wipes - Pink Grapefruit - (available here) - $7.95
Oil-Free Cleansing Wipes feature soft, pre moistened wipes that thoroughly cleanse skin of pore clogging impurities, all with an uplifting blast of pink grapefruit. Oil
Published on 2012-11-30 23:42:00
Clinique Chubby Stick in Richer Raisin (available at Sephora) - $16
A combination of super-nourishing tinted lip balm and gorgeous lip color treats lips to mouthwatering moisture and a hint of soft shine. It never needs sharpening—simply swivel up
Published on 2012-11-28 03:09:00
Bvlgari Jasmin Noir Eau de Parfum (available here) captures the irresistible charm of a mysterious and intensely sensual woman. Captivating and caressing, Jasmin Noir is a rich mix of voluptuous floral and precious woody notes with accents of almo
Published on 2012-11-27 01:29:00
Karl for shu Smoky Velvet Eye and Cheek Palette (available here) - $65
Once upon a time, while the town was being decorated for Christmas, a small miracle took place in the atelier of Karl Lagerfeld's castle - "mon shu girl" - mon shu girl escaped fr
Published on 2012-11-23 02:34:00
Crabtree & Evelyn Jojoba Oil Body Lotion (available here) - This sheer moisturising body lotion, blended with first-pressed golden jojoba oil - Simmondsia chinesis - a desert botanical well known for its skin moisturizing properties, and sweet almond
Published on 2012-11-23 01:44:00
Les Expressions de Chanel Makeup Collection (available here) - The star of this new collection from Chanel is, of course, the Le Volume de Chanel Mascara (available in coral, plum and brown expressions) but also included are 3 eyeshadow quads - Intut
Published on 2012-11-21 04:00:00
A pair of trial-size lip treatments that nourish, protect, and perfect your pout while leaving a hint of color.
Published on 2012-11-21 03:00:00
Dior 5 Couleur Eyeshadow Palette in Grege (available at Sephora) - A sleek compact containing five expertly coordinated shades for the ultimate modern eye.
Published on 2012-11-20 00:36:00
Bath and Body Works Twilight Woods Body Butter (available here) - Moisturize skin with a luxurious trio of sweet apricot nectar, delicate mimosa petals and Tuscan cypress combined with skin-loving shea and murumuru butters, coconut oil and antioxidan
Published on 2012-11-19 12:47:00
Smashbox Limitless Eyeliner in Onyx (available at Sephora) - $19
This waterproof, long-wearing eye pencil provides bold color that won't smudge or budge for up to eight hours. The creamy, easy-to-apply formula contains vitamin E and jojoba oil to moi
Published on 2012-11-19 03:52:00
Urban Decay The Dangerous Palette (available at Sephora) - $36
A limited-edition palette with a cool, edgy vibe that includes six amazing shades of eye shadow and a complementary shade of Lip Junkie Lipgloss.
Published on 2012-11-19 02:43:00
Urban Decay The Vice Eyeshadow Palette (available at Sephora) -$59
A sophisticated palette all about eye shadow featuring 20 new Urban Decay shades created exclusively for this collection, this decadent collection of shades has a mix of mattes, satin
Published on 2012-11-16 23:54:00
Korres Goddess Beauty Limited Edition Color Collection (available at Sephora) - $42
From a flawless complexion to luxurious lips and lashes, this kit has everything you need to transform you into a Greek goddess.
Published on 2012-11-16 21:54:00
Tocca Eau de Parum Viaggio (available here) - $45
The house of Tocca calls to mind chic European style and old-world places.
Published on 2012-11-14 23:35:00
Maybelline released The Jewels by Colorsensational lipsticks a while back, but I haven't seen them here in the US so couldn't give them a try.
Published on 2012-11-14 03:30:00
NARS Debbie Harry Eye And Cheek Palette (available here) - $65
Pop star meets pop artist in NARS’ Debbie Harry Eye and Cheek Palette - a stunning, limited-edition eye and cheek palette featuring four new eye shadow shades and two new blush shades.
Published on 2012-11-14 03:00:00
Laura Mercier Mini Lip Glacé Collection (available here) - $38
A set of four high-shine, perfectly pigmented lip glosses with rich, long-lasting color and brilliant shine for creating the appearance of fuller lips, this set features a sampler of fou
Published on 2012-11-14 02:12:00
L'Oreal Color Riche Lipstick in Mulberry (available here):
Published on 2012-11-13 02:21:00
Laura Mercier Artist's Palette for Eyes (available here) - $48
A palette of a dozen eye shadow colors, hand-selected by Laura Mercier, in shimmer and matte finishes, this universal palette lets you mix, match, and be merry with endless eye looks for
Published on 2012-11-13 00:09:00
Andy Warhol Kiss Mini Larger Than Life Lip Gloss Coffret (available here) - $55
NARS captures the infamous lips of Andy Warhol’s muses and the sparkle of the artist’s silver studio with a collection of five beautiful, high-shine glosses.
Published on 2012-11-12 20:06:00
MAC Guilty Passions Lip Gloss Sets (available here) - $32.50 each.
From champagne and dazzling party dresses to shimmering eyes and glistening lips, M·A·C mini kits packaged in round, chevron-print boxes trimmed with a bow, are too irresistible to
Published on 2012-11-12 13:42:00
Bobbi Brown Extreme Party Palette (available here) - $75
Like a jewel box, the Extreme Party Eye Palette contains nine luxe shadows designed to instantly make eyes look party-ready.
Published on 2012-11-12 01:25:00
Dior Diorific Lipstick Lady (available here) - $36.
Published on 2012-11-11 23:58:00
Burberry Lip Velvet Long Wear Lipstick (available here) - $30
Explore velvet intensity with Lip Velvet Long Wear Lipstick. Burberry innovation brings a new finish for lips: a velvety matte radiance, inspired by the most opulent of English fabrics. I
Published on 2012-11-11 00:47:00
Burberry Complete Eye Palette (available here) - $59 (available at Nordstrom stores currently - preorder only)
A quartet of densely pigmented, coordinating eye colours that enrich the skin and remain vibrant all day.
Published on 2012-11-10 03:30:00
All good things must come to an end, and this holds just as true for your favorite blush or lipstick.
Published on 2012-11-10 03:00:00
Stila In The Momenent Eyeshadow Palette (available here) - $39
Savor life's everyday pleasures with this beautiful collection of Stila's award-winning eye shadows, featuring a mix of pretty purples and ultra-wearable, neutral shades that flatter ev
Published on 2012-11-09 04:00:00
Versace Yellow Diamond Eau de Toilette (available here):
Published on 2012-11-09 03:20:00
Diorshow New Look Mascara (available here):
Published on 2012-11-07 02:54:00
Neutrogena Wave Power Cleanser is clinically proven to deliver softer, smoother skin after just one use! At the click of a button, the battery operated facial cleanser delivers 10 times deeper cleansing than conventional manual cleansing. The ergonom
Published on 2012-11-05 04:00:00
Bobbi Brown Powder Pearl Eye Trio (available here) - $46
Standout eyes are as easy as one, two, three with this trio of pearly eye powders. Easy to apply and blend, each shadow boasts 95% pure pearl pigments and rich sparkle to create a subtle wash o
Published on 2012-11-05 03:15:00
Maybelline Color Sensational Lipstick in A Bit of Berry:
Published on 2012-11-05 02:05:00
Bobbi Brown Black Pearl Eye Palette (available here) - $47.50
Ready for wrapping-our Black Pearl Eye Palette was made for party-luxe eyes. Six velvety-rich shades were handpicked to help you create dramatically smokey looks with mesmerizing shimmer
Published on 2012-11-04 04:00:00
Bobbi Brown Bellini Lip and Eye Palette (available here) - $75
Our toast-of-the-town collection features an array of colors for lips and eyes - all in a mirrored compact. Ten eye shadows in mix-and-match textures create shimmering, light-catching lo
Published on 2012-11-04 02:30:00
Bobbi Brown Rich Caviar Eyeshadow Palette (available here) - $47.50
With six mix-and-match shades, the Rich Caviar eye palette truly strikes it rich. Featuring everything you need to take eyes from day to night including Bobbi's beloved base shadow
Published on 2012-11-04 02:00:00
YSL Pure Chromatics - Arctic Night Wet and Dry Eyeshadow Palette (available here) - $58
Pure Chromatics Collector Palette is the perfect accessory for the season. The limited-edition Arctic Night palette comes with a glamorous sequin pouch. The new s
Published on 2012-11-03 20:37:00
Yves Saint Laurent Golden Gloss Lip Gloss set (available here) - $60
The Golden Gloss Set contains three full-size glosses: Golden Praline, Golden Pink and Golden Peony.
Published on 2012-11-03 03:15:00
Diorshow New Look Set (available here) - $28.50
A duo that includes Dior's Revolutionary New Look Mascara and a Deluxe Miniature 5 Couleurs Eyeshadow in Royal Khaki
Published on 2012-11-03 01:44:00
Crabtree & Evelyn Iris Body Cream (available here):
Published on 2012-11-02 20:03:00
Chanel Le Vernis Malice (available HERE) - $26
Part of the Eclats du Soir de Chanel Holiday 2012 makeup collection, the nail polish Malice was the only piece I picked up from this collection.
Published on 2012-11-02 03:48:00
For a long while, when I started blogging, every other post I used to do would be about a Lush product.
Published on 2012-11-02 02:15:00
Calvin Klein Euphoria Eau de Parfum Spray is about sexiness, fantasy, and being captivating.
Published on 2012-11-01 11:56:00
From tightly wound springs to the loose waves, we curly heads are a varied lot, but no matter what type of curls we have, we rock them with pride!
Published on 2012-10-30 02:04:00
Inglot Eyeshadow Pearl 439:
Published on 2012-10-29 00:05:00
Eclats Du Soir De Chanel - the Holiday 2012 makeup collection from Chanel - finally launched on the Chanel website last week.
Published on 2012-10-28 17:30:00
Continuing with the swatches on the much-await, almost completely sold out MAC Holiday 2012 makeup collection, today I will be sharing the swatches from some of the face and eye kits included in this collection.
Published on 2012-10-28 02:27:00
MAC Glamour Daze Holiday 2012 Makeup Collection:
Published on 2012-10-28 00:22:00
Mitch Albom is quite famous for books like Tuesdays With Morrie and Have a Little Faith which all share a common inspirational theme.
Published on 2012-10-26 03:07:00
While the best makeup artists can do brilliant work with something as basic as a sponge-tip applicator or their finger tips, applying makeup does get so much easier with the right tools.
Published on 2012-10-25 02:52:00
Liquid liners are considered some of the more difficult versions to use, but what they lack in ease of use, they do make up in terms of staying power and precise application..err..that second one is for those who have mastered the art of applying them :P
Published on 2012-10-24 02:40:00
I have quite a lot of lipstick samples lying around, and since I don't really go out/use makeup much on a regular basis, I doubt ever if I would ever finish these off or buy full-size versions of any of them.
Published on 2012-10-24 01:15:00
Lush Curly Wurly Shampoo (available here) - $25.95
Curly hair needs lots of moisturizing – but no one wants their curls to feel heavy and weighed down. You’re in luck! Curly Wurly shampoo keeps your unruly and out of control curls soft, shiny and bouncy. How does it do it? Fresh, nutritious ingredients work wonders for frizzy hair. It's packed full of nutritious creamed coconut and coconut oil for healthy hair and scalp, and with moisturizing vanilla, protein-rich fresh eggs and hand mashed [..]
Published on 2012-10-23 04:11:00
I had posted regarding the L'Oreal Paris India Casting Creme Gloss a couple of days back.
Published on 2012-10-23 03:13:00
I first heard the term "primer" on an episode of What Not To Wear.
Published on 2012-10-23 00:06:00
Creamy, rich, and moisturizing, the L'Oreal Color Riche lipsticks are some of my favorite lipsticks.
Published on 2012-10-21 02:46:00
Burberry Brit Eau de Toilette:
Published on 2012-10-19 02:44:00
The Bellagio Fountains apparently make for one of the best shows in Las Vegas - whether paid or free - and they sure make an impressive sight.
Published on 2012-10-19 01:17:00
The Body Shop Kabuki Bronzing Brush ($23):
Published on 2012-10-18 14:38:00
MaxMax Brenner is an Israeli chocolate shop chain. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Strauss Group, Israel’s second-largest food and beverage company.
Published on 2012-10-18 02:18:00
Maybelline Dream Fresh BB Cream in Medium/Deep:
Published on 2012-10-17 16:41:00
I have been missing for a while now, and now you know why.
Published on 2012-10-11 02:53:00
Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner in Violet Ink (available here):
Published on 2012-10-06 23:56:00
Considering I wasn't too enamored by the first of the Clifton Chronicles - Only Time Will Tell - I wasn't expecting anything great from the sequel - The Sins of The Father.
Published on 2012-10-05 23:06:00
The classic French manicure - which, btw, is touted to be the next big nail trend thanks to Chanel - is designed to resemble natural nails with a transparent or a pale pink base and white tips.
Published on 2012-10-05 02:25:00
With a blog that features predominantly makeup and beauty reviews, I end up trying a lot of products from a lot of brands - many just out of curiosity - and over time I have a few brands and products that I just love.
Published on 2012-10-04 02:05:00
Lush Herbalism Facial Cleanser ($11.50):
Published on 2012-10-03 14:24:00
Do you color your hair often?
Published on 2012-10-03 01:06:00
Prada Candy Eau de Parfum - Candy is the new feminine fragrance of Prada. It enriches the Prada Fragrance universe with another vision of the brand: colorful, pop and explosive. Prada Candy incarnates the new Prada woman: she's daring, sensual, full of life. The perfume is named after the seductive and joyful girl who is running wild.
The new Prada Candy Eau de Parfum is another of the freebies-from-Sephora perfumes that I have.
Published on 2012-10-02 02:05:00
Crabtree & Evelyn La Source 60 Second Fix for Hands ($15):
Published on 2012-10-01 15:21:00
Korres Gauva Lip Butter:
Published on 2012-10-01 14:45:00
Whether you want to just liven up your look or cover greys, coloring
your hair is the easiest way to start your makeover.
Published on 2012-10-01 12:54:00
From supercurly to reasonably straight, my hair has been through every version there is, so for a really long time, when asked what my hair type was, I would just say "Confused."
Published on 2012-09-27 02:36:00
Maybelline Color Sensational lipstick in My Mahogany is one of my must-have lipsticks, and it does seem quite popular going by the rave reviews it gets on every blog.
Published on 2012-09-26 02:49:00
TBS Extra Virgin Minerals Foundation Brush ($25) - This large, rounded brush feels super-soft on your skin and is ideal for
applying and blending powder foundation.
Published on 2012-09-26 01:53:00
Lush Porridge Soap - Start your day right with a generous helping of Porridge soap. Ideal for
sensitive skin; it’s irresistible to everyone else, even bears.
Published on 2012-09-25 00:51:00
Dolce & Gabbana The One Eau de Parfum - A warm, oriental floral, with modern sensuality, a fragrance
with a strong personality and a contrasting golden sweetness. Created
for the ultimate diva, The One is at once tempting, modern, and
glamorous, embracing a touch of classicism. The top notes radiate a
vibrant luminosity, with a sun-touched citrus while warm fruity notes
of luscious lychee and succulent peach add to the delight.
Published on 2012-09-24 02:00:00
L'Oreal Color Riche Lipstick in Nature's Blush (840) - With nourishing ingredients like omega-3 and vitamin E and a formula enriched with argan oil to condition and soften lips, L'Oreal Color Riche lipsticks feel like an indulgent luxury minus a steep price tag.
Published on 2012-09-23 01:44:00
I have never been a huge fan of nail art.
Published on 2012-09-22 02:40:00
The Body Shop Moringa Body Butter for Normal/Dry Skin ($19) - This rich and creamy Body Butter is a feast for the skin.
Published on 2012-09-22 00:02:00
AHAs or alpha hydroxy acids are becoming increasingly familiar ingredients in a lot of skincare products, from moisturizers and face washes to chemical peels at the dermatologist's office.
Published on 2012-09-19 02:39:00
Anastasia Kisses on My Lips Volume 2 Hydrafull Gloss Set (available here) - $30
A limited-edition HydraFull Gloss set that includes
Published on 2012-09-18 03:48:00
Anastasia Want You to Want Me Eye Shadow Palette (available here) - $34 A deluxe eye shadow palette featuring an array of nude and plum shades and all that you need for a beautiful holiday look.
Published on 2012-09-17 02:31:00
Chanel Le Vernis in Provocation:
Published on 2012-09-17 01:18:00
My obsession with the Maybelline Color Sensational Range of lipsticks continues with yet another pink from the line - Maybelline Color Sensational in Hooked on Pink.
Published on 2012-09-16 02:22:00
The Body Shop Earth Lovers Apricot and Basil Shower Gel:
Published on 2012-09-15 02:48:00
Jimmy Choo Eau de Parfum:
Published on 2012-09-14 02:30:00
Chanel Le Vernis Infidele - An intense, energetic pink dresses the fingertips in brilliantly bold
colour for an effortlessly feminine effect.
Published on 2012-09-13 03:56:00
DHC Velvet Skin Coat Makeup Primer - Once you slide this inconspicuous primer between your skin and your foundation, you'll never know how you lived without it. It evens out coverage by filling in creases and fine lines and smoothing over rough patches, so your face appears flawless. The unique texture of this powdery gel is unlike any you've ever felt - it's not sticky or greasy, making it a favorite among professional makeup artists.
Published on 2012-09-13 02:30:00
Chanel Le Vernis Delicatesse:
Published on 2012-09-12 02:30:00
While putting on makeup and stepping out of the house is all fun, I am definitely a lot less enthusiastic when it comes to taking off makeup.
Published on 2012-09-11 16:17:00
As is common for every Fashion's Night Out, this year too Chanel came out with some exclusive products to celebrate the event - Les Twin-Sets de Chanel.
Published on 2012-09-11 02:39:00
My love for eyeliners started ever since someone told me lining my eyes made them look smaller!
Published on 2012-09-10 01:54:00
Maybelline Dream Lumi Touch Highlighting Concealer:
Published on 2012-09-09 03:09:00
Burberry Sport Eau de Toilette (for Women):
Published on 2012-09-07 16:24:00
Chanel Le Vernis Sky Line - Pale and pearlescent, nearly metallic. This new, uniquely elegant nail shade brings the beauty of blue down to the fingertips. Part of the limited-edition Bleu Illusion de Chanel Collection.
Published on 2012-09-06 02:30:00
Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lipstick in Gracile - part of the next generation of Rouge Allures that feature the same packaging as the originals and a new formula with concentrated, ultra-thin pigments for radically intense colour, full coverage, and a satin finish.
Published on 2012-09-04 12:53:00
DHC Deep Cleansing Oil Facial Cleanser (available here) - $4.95 to $26
Try this amazing cleanser and you’ll see why it’s our most popular product worldwide. Dirt, excess oil, makeup—even waterproof mascara—and other pore-cloggers dissolve easily, leaving your face a grime-free zone that is soft to the touch. Its unique water-soluble formula rinses completely, so you’ll never see a greasy residue. Olive oil and vitamin E help ensure you won’t see dryness either.
As someone wit [..]
Published on 2012-09-04 11:24:00
All my life I have had frizz-prone hair, supercurly when I was a kid and growing into some kind of an unruly mop as I grew up.
Published on 2012-09-04 03:09:00
Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lipstick in Secrete (available here) is one of the 16 new shades launched earlier this month.
Published on 2012-09-03 02:38:00
Chanel released the new (reformulated?) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense lipsticks recently, and since I did love the original Rouge Allure formula I took a risk and bought a couple of these newer lipsticks to try out.
Published on 2012-08-31 02:30:00
Chanel Le Vernis May (available here) - $26
Chanel Le Vernis in May released a while back as part of Chanel's Spring 2012 range.
Published on 2012-08-28 00:49:00
Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lipstick in Enjouee (available here) - $34
Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense lipsticks are the next generation of lipsticks from the brand.
Published on 2012-08-25 02:55:00
Pantene Aqua Light Shampoo and conditioner - Fresh, clean, and light for weightless care. Silicone-free shampoo and water-soluble conditioner rinse clean in seconds with no heavy buildup. Leaves hair refreshed and light, for a flawless clean.
I generally tend to avoid silicone-based shampoos and conditioners because a lot of them irritate my scalp.
Published on 2012-08-25 01:31:00
Up until about a month or so ago, I was wondering if there was much of a summer here - sunny California seemed to have a pretty pale summer! All that has changed now, though, and all I want to do on weekends is crank up the AC and sleep..okay the second part isn't really weather-related :P
Published on 2012-08-24 21:21:00
Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lipstick - The next generation of Rouge Allure dresses lips with unmistakable attitude. A new formula with concentrated, ultra-thin pigments offers radically intense colour with full coverage and a satin finish. Leaves lips supple and protected with lasting comfort.
Published on 2012-08-24 18:16:00
Urban Decay Eye Shadows (available here) - $18
The newly reformulated eye shadows from Urban Decay feature soft velvety texture, decadent color, uniform pigment distribution and blendability, and long-lasting crease-free wear. This is my final installation of the swatches from this collection - this time it's the blues, greens, and a couple of grey-blacks.
Published on 2012-08-23 23:57:00
Maybelline Color Sensational Lipstick in Yummy Plummy - $5
Available in 68 captivating shades, Maybelline Color Sensational lipsticks are some of the best drugstore lipsticks.
Published on 2012-08-22 02:22:00
MAC Ready to Roam Tinted Lipglass (available here) - $15
MAC Styleseeker collection launched online this week and among the many fall-inspired pieces in this collection are four tinted lipglasses.
Published on 2012-08-21 00:02:00
MAC Tinted Lipglass in Restless (available here) - $15
Part of the newly launched MAC Styleseeker collection, the tinted lipglass in Restless is described by MAC as a dark burnt bronze.
Published on 2012-08-19 23:47:00
MAC Powder Blush in Hidden Treasure (available here) - $20
Part of the fall-inspired MAC Styleseeker Collection that launched online this week (in stores August 23), MAC Hidden Treasure Powder Blush is described by as a "Rich Burnt Red."
Published on 2012-08-18 23:04:00
MAC Fluidine in Local Wares (available here) - $15
MAC Fluidlines are some of my favorite makeup products, but I don't own very many of them.
Published on 2012-08-18 02:12:00
Chanel Coco Noir Eau de Parfum Spray:
Published on 2012-08-17 23:47:00
MAC Styleseeker Collection:
Published on 2012-08-17 02:30:00
I have oily-combination and sensitive skin type, and keeping it reasonably clear and acne-free is a constant battle.
Published on 2012-08-15 18:05:00
MAC Coppering Eyeshadow (available here) - $15/$12
Published on 2012-08-14 01:54:00
Urban Decay New Eyeshadows (available here) - $18
The secret to the new formula is Urban Decay’s Pigment Infusion System™, a vehicle for color that holds tightly to pigment and gives the formula its glide. The proprietory blend of ingredients allows color to weave itself through the formula resulting in insane color payout, color that stays on your lids, and sparkle that doesn’t fall. The amazing technology works for every shade and finish. Every Urban Decay shade is silky, blendable, and [..]
Published on 2012-08-11 02:30:00
Maybelline Mega Plush Volum Express Mascara in Blackest Black - Our first gel-mousse mascara with 40% less hard waxes for massive volume with a supple touch for lashes that are never brittle or flaky.
Published on 2012-08-11 02:23:00
Walk into any makeup and beauty store, and you would face a bewildering array of choices when it comes to just about any product, and foundations are no exception.
Published on 2012-08-10 02:17:00
For lack of anything better to do, I tried my my hand at easy scotch tape nails:
Published on 2012-08-10 01:54:00
The Body Shop Japanese Cherry Blossom Eau de Toilette (available here) - $25
In Japanese culture, the intense beauty of cherry blossoms or “sakura” symbolizes the transience of life. Inspired by the exotic and delicate cherry blossom flower and its light, pretty floral fragrance, we created our Japanese Cherry Blossom Eau de Toilette. The deliciously decadent yet romantic fragrance opens with Fuji apple, Chinese magnolia and osmanthus flower, mingling with a heart of star jamine, Japanese [..]
Published on 2012-08-09 02:30:00
Urban Decay Eye Shadows (available here) - $18
This reformulation of Urban Decay’s eye shadow features even softer, amazingly velvety texture; richer, more dense and decadent color; smoother, more uniform pigment distribution and blendability; and longer-lasting, more crease-free wear. The new line of shadows features a completely revamped assortment of shades, new textures, and a totally redesigned token compact.
Published on 2012-08-08 02:30:00
Yves Saint Laurent Teint Eclat de Soie Radiant Smoothing Foundation - A foundation that combines high-performance makeup and state-of-the-art skincare to capture the light on every face.
Published on 2012-08-07 02:38:00
Chanel Joues Contraste Fleur de Lotus (Nordstrom Exclusive) - $43
The Fleur de Lotus collection is a small collection (about 5 or 6 pieces) exclusive to Nordstrom, and while I haven't gotten around to checking out the other pieces from this collection, I did get my hands on the lone Joues Contraste - named just like the collection, Fleur de Lotus.
Published on 2012-08-04 02:31:00
Maybelline Color Sensational lipsticks are among the best drugstore lipsticks, striking a perfect balance between pricing and quality, and with 68 shades, there's sure to be a shade for every skin tone.
Published on 2012-08-03 02:39:00
Inglot Eye Shadow Pearl 419 (available here) - $12
I picked up Pearl 419 as part of the Inglot Freedom System palette - the option to design your own custom palette that works out a little less expensive than buying individual eye shadows.
Published on 2012-08-02 02:56:00
MAC Cremesheen Lipstick in Crosswires (available here) - $15
Described by MAC as a clean pinky orange, Crosswires is not "My First MAC," but it is definitely the first MAC I picked up just because someone kept asking me to (you know who you are :P).
Published on 2012-08-01 02:45:00
Lush Trichomania Solid Shampoo (available here) - $9.95
Trichomania is for hair that has lost its moisture and needs to be tamed. Moisturize, condition and lightly fragrance dry, processed, curly hair with rich, creamed coconut and coconut oil. An amazing ingredient for parched hair, coconuts are full of conditioning cream that covers every strand in moisture. By moisturizing that deeply, you can get better control of frizz and make your dry or curly hair behave once again. We blended in [..]
Published on 2012-07-31 02:44:00
Anastasia She Wears It Well Eyeshadow Palette (available here) -
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Chanel Joues Contraste Blush Brume D'Or (available here) - $43.00
Part of the limited edition Bombay Express makeup collection, Chanel describes Brume D'Or as "beautifully sunny earth tone awakens cheeks with an elegant glow."
Published on 2012-07-29 23:51:00
Yumm chocolate cake from WholeFoods..
Published on 2012-07-27 16:34:00
Dior Show Mascara in Rick Black 090 (available here) - $ 25
The original, award-winning Dior mascara that has been a backstage cult-favorite for 10 years, this mascara delivers perfectly plush, everyday glam lashes with an innovative XXL brush for maximum show-stopping volume. Its creamy, buildable, customizable formula allows you to achieve the same dramatic lash volume that can be seen on the Dior runway for a glamorous, false lash effect.
Published on 2012-07-27 14:46:00
L'Eau de Chloé
Published on 2012-07-27 03:00:00
Tarte Clean Slate 360 Creaseless 12-hour Smoothing Eye Primer (available here) - $19
Tarte Clean Slate 360 Creaseless 12-hour Smoothing Eye Primer truly locks eyeshadow in place while preventing fallout and migration for truer shadow payoff. The universal shade glides on easily and powers from the morning into the evening for 12 hours of perfect wear time. This double-duty, high-performance eye product can be used as both a shadow primer and an under eye base to smooth areas around the eye, giv [..]
Published on 2012-07-27 02:08:00
Pink healthy nails are a little difficult to maintain, especially if you are the sort who loves to apply darker nail colours on a regular basis.
Published on 2012-07-26 08:00:00
Burt's Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream (available here)
Specially formulated, this buttery cream taps Sweet Almond Oil and Cocoa Seed Butter to moisturize and soften your cuticles while Vitamin E and Sunflower Oil nourish brittle nails. Feel pampered and polished from tips to toes.
Published on 2012-07-26 02:35:00
Smokey eyes are a perfect choice for anyone looking for dramatic eye makeup options, but a simple soft version works just great for the day-time and/or if you are shy of going too dark with your eye makeup.
Published on 2012-07-25 16:30:00
There seem to be a lot of sales going on this time of the year, and what better excuse to go shoe shopping than deep discounts at the Aldo store..okay, not really deep, but a sale is a sale is a sale!
Published on 2012-07-24 14:36:00
Jurlique Rose Moisture Plus with Antioxidant Complex - a dual-benefit, high performance skincare range for luxurious hydration and protection against environmental aggressors, in four easy steps. Developed exclusively around Jurlique’s classic blend of rose essential oils, this system is specially formulated to target the first signs of moisture loss, delivering long-lasting moisturization and antioxidant protection.
Having sensitive, acne-prone skin that reacts to the mildest of ingre [..]
Published on 2012-07-24 02:31:00
Chanel Levres Scintillantes Glossimer in Sweet Beige (available here) - $29.50
Published on 2012-07-21 14:41:00
Jennifer Aniston Eau de Parfum Spray (available here)
"I wanted this fragrance to be a personal library of scent memories. For example, my love of night blooming jasmine has lasted a lifetime. Growing up in California, I distinctly remember the scent of jasmine on summer evenings. I consider the scent of the ocean to be one of life's most uplifting sensual experiences. No aroma is quite so purifying, humbling and exhilarating. The combination of the salty air and tropical oils reminds me [..]
Published on 2012-07-21 12:42:00
TBS Moroccan Rose Body Butter (available here) - $19
Best for: normal to dry skin.
Published on 2012-07-21 01:57:00
L'Occitane One Minute Hand Scrub (available here) - $22.00
The L'Occitane One Minute Hand Scrub is a bi-phase formula to provide a salon-style manicure scrub. It combines organic sugars and shea oil, working together to gently exfoliate the skin while nourishing dry and damaged hands.
Published on 2012-07-20 14:12:00
I have been busy of late - moved to a new apartment that I didn't particularly like, but it does have a useful patio for my plants.
Published on 2012-07-04 02:31:00
Chanel Rouge Coco Hydrating Creme Lip Color in Charactere (available here) - $32.50
Published on 2012-07-03 02:33:00
Chanel Stylo Yeux Long Lasting Eyeliner in Noir Intense (available here) - $30
Waterproof, smudge-proof eyeliner delivers long-lasting definition with a twist of the wrist: Colour winds up when you need it, winds down when you don't. Gentle, soft, silicone-enriched formula delivers smooth, even lining. A built-in sharpener at the opposite end detaches for quick refreshes.
Chanel's Stylo Yeux Long Lasting Eyeliners are basic twist-up eyeliners that offer long-lasting, smudge-free col [..]
Published on 2012-07-02 02:31:00
Chanel Le Vernis in Frenzy (available here) - $26
Published on 2012-07-01 01:14:00
Chanel Joues Contrate Blush Rose Initiale (available here) - $43
Published on 2012-06-30 03:17:00
Chanel Le Vernis Suspicious (available here) - $26
Part of the Les Essentiels de Chanel makeup collection for fall 2012 that got a really early release some time last week, Suspicious is a deep raspberry reddish pink that is the perfect bright color to give that pop for a dull, dreary autumn day but works just as well as the perfect bright summer manicure.
Published on 2012-06-30 00:45:00
Chanel Rouge Allure Extrait De Gloss Pure Shine Intense Colour Long Wear Lip Gloss Troubland and Caprice (available here) - $26
A next generation lipgloss with colour so rich and shine so intense, it could only be inspired by the iconic lipstick, Rouge Allure.
Published on 2012-06-29 02:41:00
Les Essentiels de Chanel for Fall 2012 (available here) - A chic makeup collection inspired by Coco Chanel's iconic essentials.
Pretty early in the year for a fall collection one would think, but makeup companies obviously think differently.
Published on 2012-06-28 02:24:00
Chanel Le Vernis Vertigo (available here) - $26
It's not yet July, and summer is just starting here, but in the world of makeup it's already autumn!
Published on 2012-06-27 02:42:00
Ojon Damage Reverse Instant Restorative Hair Serum (available here) - $25This weightless, highly concentrated multitasking serum is fortified with pure Ojon™ oil, nature's hair-repairing golden elixir, plus exotic Rouge Oleifera that penetrates the hair shaft to help strengthen weak hair, fix split ends and flyaways, and tame frizz. Without leaving any oily residue.
Published on 2012-06-22 15:27:00
The Body Shop Jumbo Shea Body Scrub (available here) - $20
Reveal softer, glowing skin with exfoliating salt grains and organic sugar in a moisturizing, oil-based scrub that has a fresh, classic scent.
Published on 2012-06-22 04:12:00
Angel Eau de Parfum by Thierry Mugler (available here)
By imagining Angel, Thierry Mugler gave form to his childhood memories.
Published on 2012-06-16 02:22:00
pureDKNY Verbana (available here)
Published on 2012-06-16 01:09:00
They say "spring cleaning," but at least as far as my hands and legs are concerned, the real cleaning starts only by summer when it's time to get out the shorter clothes. Without the cardigans and the boots to hide them under, it's the time when my hands and legs need to look smooth and bald :P
Published on 2012-06-13 02:09:00
The Body Shop Love ETC... Eau de Parfum (available here)
If you love being enveloped in a captivating fragrance which inspires you, you will love this fragrance with its sensuous union of iconic feminine jasmine, with indulgent notes of vanilla, sandalwood and musk cream. Especially created by The Body Shop with one of the world's finest "noses", Dominique Ropion , even the name chosen signifies love in all its forms. You don't have to change the world wearing this fragrance, but you will love [..]
Published on 2012-06-11 02:30:00
Chanel Le Vernis Nail Polish in Particuliere (available here) -$26
They were mixing colors in the lab and I said, "Stop!," Philips recalls. I took a look at the shade and thought, "This is kind of particular. It's not gray and it's not beige, it's kind of weird." He brought the shade to the women he works with, and they couldn't wait to put it on. "I know when I like a color, but that doesn't mean it makes a good nail polish," said the Belgian-born Philips, who can be credited with helping [..]
Published on 2012-06-08 02:46:00
Urban Decay Primer Potion (available here) - $20 to $30
A shimmering champagne eye shadow primer, this triple-duty product also works as a highlighter or eye shadow. The bestselling champagne shade is soft, versatile, and provides the ultimate eye prep for creaseless, more vibrant shadow and all-day wear.
Published on 2012-06-07 02:39:00
Available in 68 captivating shades, the Maybelline Color Sensational Lipsticks will make you fall in love with color, all over again.
Published on 2012-06-06 00:40:00
Who said boxy has to be boring?
Published on 2012-06-05 08:00:00
These plants outside my window had been struggling along for quite some time with the squirrels digging up and eating most of them.
Published on 2012-06-05 02:45:00
Revlon Colorstay Nail Enamel in SorbetColorstay nail color formula is fortified with unique ingredients that provide high impact color and gel-like shine in fashion forward range of shades and finishes. This technology is based on a unique combination of resin and high molecular weight polymers designed to provide flexible, shatterproof color with excellent color retention and gloss.
I bought the Revlon Colorstay Nail Enamel in Sorbet (090) some time back when the tangerine fever was [..]
Published on 2012-06-04 02:31:00
Burberry The Beat Eau de Parfum - available here.
Published on 2012-06-03 15:53:00
That's the Shasta dam in the background.
SNAPSHOT LOVE - ARCHIVES
Published on 2012-06-02 02:41:00
Eyeliners are my one must-have makeup product.
Published on 2012-06-01 17:02:00
Got a surprise UPS delivery today - thank you sis!
My sis ordered this cake from Shari's Berries, and I love the packaging!
Published on 2012-06-01 02:36:00
While I love a good brown eyeshadow, it's not often that I find a good matte brown that shows up on my darker skin without making me look like I have a serious case of raccoon eyes.
Published on 2012-06-01 02:03:00
Purpose Gentle Cleansing Wash - Purpose products were developed with dermatologists and are trusted to be gentle enough for all skin types, even sensitive skin.
Published on 2012-05-31 12:49:00
Olive oil is a fat obtained from the olive (the fruit of Olea europaea; family Oleaceae), a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. The oil is produced by grinding whole olives and extracting the oil by mechanical or chemical means. It is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and soaps. Olive oil is used throughout the world, but especially in the Mediterranean countries.
Extra-virgin cold-pressed olive oils go through the minimum amount of processing/hea [..]
Published on 2012-05-31 02:58:00
Chanel Le Vernis Rose Cache (available here) - $26
My obsession with Chanel nail polishes continues, and on my nails this week is the pinkish-beige Rose Cache.
Published on 2012-05-31 01:45:00
Chloe Eau de Parfum (available here)
Capturing the spirit of women, the Chloé vision is not about one singular woman, but rather about the rich and varied personalities of all Chloé women. This fresh, smooth floral fragrance evokes sublime powdery rose. The effect is chic, comfortable, and entirely addictive.
Top notes of pink peony, freesia, and lychee embody subtle freshness. At the heart, midnotes of magnolia flower, lily of the valley, and rose rise to sublimated femininity. A base of ve [..]
Published on 2012-05-31 00:27:00
Clinique Moisture Surge Intense (available here) - $38
A cream-gel that instantly rehydrates for 24 hours while helping fortify and repair skin's moisture barrier.
What it is formulated to do:
Published on 2012-05-30 02:46:00
I love reading the "What's In My Bag" posts that are so common with makeup/fashion blogs - peeping into another person's bag is so much fun online :D
Published on 2012-05-26 17:23:00
The most beautiful moments are the most unpretentious.
A picnic lunch of noodles (Mr. Rads' specialty :P) at the Fisherman's Point, Shasta Lake.
SNAPSHOT LOVE - ARCHIVES
Published on 2012-05-25 14:25:00
The Bodyshop Love Etc... Body Butter (available here) - $18
If you love being enveloped in a captivating fragrance which inspires you, you will love this fragrance with its sensuous union of iconic feminine jasmine, with indulgent notes of vanilla, sandalwood, and musk cream.
Published on 2012-05-25 03:22:00
Flora by Gucci Eau de Toilette (available here) - $50 to $90
Gucci Flora is a subtle, sophisticated, floral fragrance inspired by princesses from the past, present, and future. The Flora Donna is a young, classic, and refined woman with the 'Gucci edge' of power and sensuality. The first Flora scarf was exclusively designed for Princess Grace of Monaco in 1966 and soon became one of the most popular Gucci icons. This scent is an expression of the Flora legacy. Its seductive layers mirror [..]
Published on 2012-05-25 02:13:00
What does a girl stuck with boring work do when the sleep-bug bites?
Published on 2012-05-24 02:27:00
MAC Captive Lipstick (available here) - $14.50
MAC Captive is described as a pinkish plum lipstick on the MAC website, and I would say the description is quite accurate.
Published on 2012-05-24 00:16:00
I have been obsessed with gel liners since my first buy - MAC Siahi.
Published on 2012-05-22 12:08:00
SNAPSHOT LOVE - ARCHIVES
Published on 2012-05-21 23:07:00
Chanel Le Vernis Beige (565) available exclusively online at the Chanel website - $26
Spotted first on Kristen Stewart and January Jones during at Met Gala, Chanel's much hyped nail polish that was supposed to be a "secret" got mostly lukewarm reactions much before it's release on May 16, 2012.
Published on 2012-05-20 00:13:00
Modesty and humility is all good, but sometimes when you have something so incredible beautiful, you just have to go out there and shout it out to the world!
Published on 2012-05-19 03:25:00
Urban Decay Primer Potion Original (available here) - $9 to $30
The most legendary primer in the beauty industry, the Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion is coveted by makeup artists and makeup junkies alike because it guarantees more vibrant eyeshadow that lasts for 24 hours and never creases!
Published on 2012-05-18 23:57:00
Maybelline Baby Lips Balm with SPF 20 - about $4
Published on 2012-05-18 01:18:00
Bare Minerals Big and Bright Eyeliner Trio - This set features three long-wearing eyeliner pencils.
Published on 2012-05-17 13:41:00
The Kate Moss fragrance tempts and thrills, it seduces and mystifies.
Published on 2012-05-16 23:37:00
Melvita Moisturizing Rose Nectar (available here) - Rose floral water, extract of fresh Roses and Wild Rose petals make this ideal for dry and dehydrated skin.
Published on 2012-05-16 22:48:00
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Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Lipstick La Distinguee (available here) - $32.50
Elevating matte to a new elegance, this next-generation, non-drying matte lipstick glides on lips with intensely rich colour and a sumptuously soft, velvet matte finish.
Published on 2012-05-12 02:07:00
Dior Creme Abricot (available here) - $24
Created in 1963, Dior's "Cult-favorite Magic Multi-tasker" is the key to truly terrific nails. This creamy salve encourages nail growth, improves nail strength, and conditions cuticles. It can be massaged into the base of nail pre- or post- polish.
Published on 2012-05-11 13:58:00
SNAPSHOT LOVE - ARCHIVES
Published on 2012-05-11 02:42:00
NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer SPF 30/PA+++ (available here) - $42
Your skin – almost bare, but better.
Published on 2012-05-10 23:42:00
Crabtree and Evelyn La Source 60-second Fix for Feet (available here) - $12/$42
Renew dry, rough feet and restore them to softness. First apply Revitalising Foot Smoother with peppermint to cleanse and exfoliate, then follow with Extreme Foot Therapy, formulated with an exclusive blend seaweed extract, natural emollient oils, and rice bran flour.
Published on 2012-05-08 00:52:00
Melvita Fresh Micellar Water (available here) - $22/200 mLThis fresh and delicately perfumed 3-in-1 formula removes makeup, cleanses and tones, thanks to the action of micelles which trap impurities.
Published on 2012-05-07 23:42:00
On my nails today:
Published on 2012-05-06 02:21:00
Inglot D.S. 483 (available here) - $12 (regular size) or $5 as part of the Freedom system.
Blue with a little teal to it, this eyeshadow has blue and purple sparkles mixed in with the matte blue-teal base.
Published on 2012-05-06 01:41:00
Check out my post on Makeup and Beauty Blog!
Read the post Here
Published on 2012-05-05 23:39:00
A supermoon, is the coincidence of a full moon (or a new moon) with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth on its elliptical orbit.
Published on 2012-05-05 19:44:00
Chanel Le Crayon Yeux Precision Eye Definer Brun Intense (available here) - $29
Line eyes quickly and easily with an eye crayon that achieves a variety of effects, from a subtle yet precise look, to a more dramatic definition. The built-in smudge applicator perfects a smoky eye look, while a companion sharpener ensures the pencil is always ready for lining.
Chanel Brun Intense Eyeliner is part of the small summer 2012 makeup collection.
Published on 2012-05-05 01:03:00
Que Bella Cucumber Peel-Off Face Mask (where to buy) - $2 (I think :P)
Our aim is to take the finest ingredients that nature has to offer and turn them into wonderful body-care products, that are really effective, a delight to use and affordable for everyone as an everyday treat.
Published on 2012-05-05 00:05:00
Rimmel ScandalEyes Mascara - About $7
It’s time to get involved in a scandal. And this time, it’s massive!
Published on 2012-05-04 23:02:00
My favorite part of summer - mangoes!
Published on 2012-05-04 01:25:00
DKNY Be Delicious Eau De Parfum Spray (available here) - $12 - $80
A modern feast for the senses. Served in a sleek metal and glass apple bottle, this juicy fragrance combines the scent of apple with a sophisticated blend of exotic flowers and sensual woods. Like the city that inspired it, Be Delicious celebrates individuality with refreshing spirit.
DKNY Eau de Parfum Spray Be Delicious - Notes
American Apple, Cucumber, Grapefruit, Candid Magnolia, Tuberose, White Muguet, Rose, Violet, [..]
Published on 2012-05-02 03:30:00
Chanel Sable-Emouvant Eyeshadow Duo (available here) - $42
A foolproof pairing of complementary shades in two unique textures housed in one convenient compact - designed to take the guesswork out of harmonizing and applying eyeshadow.
Published on 2012-05-01 12:02:00
Maybelline Dream Bouncy blushes feature a gel formula with a bouncy texture.
Published on 2012-05-01 02:25:00
NARS Marie-Galante Eyeshadow Duo (available here) -
Named for the Caribbean island in the Guadeloupean archipelago, this Duo Eyeshadow is an iridescent combination of orchid paired with regal blue and is at once both soft and striking. Wear layered for a look that really pops.
The NARS eyeshadow duo in Marie-Galante comes packaged in the typical NARS matte black packaging, and the super-sleek packaging also features a mirror.
Published on 2012-05-01 01:09:00
Chanel Le Vernis Island (available here) - $26
Chanel's Summer Makeup Collection 2012 rolled into stores and online this week.
Published on 2012-04-30 23:20:00
Today's post on MBB!
Read Post HERE
Published on 2012-04-29 02:23:00
NARS Never Say Never Velvet Matte Lip Pencil (available here) - $24Never Say Never - Line, fill, then
top with gloss — or don’t. This lilac rose Velvet Matte Lip Pencil
delivers a look you’ll never say no to, however you choose to wear it.
The application of a lipstick combined with the convenience of a pencil in a jumbo crayon design. Lips are instantly saturated with rich pigments and a velvety matte finish. The long lasting, non-drying formula is enriched with emollients for a cre [..]
Published on 2012-04-28 22:57:00
It's not that we don't get oranges in India, but I have never seen an actual tree in all my life.
Published on 2012-04-28 20:21:00
A simple pencil case from Staples that works perfect to store my gel liners in.
Published on 2012-04-28 01:09:00
NARS Sheer Lipstick Vendanges (available here) - $24
The French word for “harvest” or “vintage” perfectly describes this sheer grape lipstick, as it conjures images of juicy, just-picked fruit off the vine.
Published on 2012-04-27 20:33:00
The fabulous Karen from the Makeup and Beauty Blog (yes, the one who works for Tabs!) is off on a vacation to beautiful Kauai, and I am one of the bloggers she invited to write guest posts on MBB while she is away :D :D :D
Published on 2012-04-27 20:20:00
NARS Calabria Soft Touch Shadow Pencil (available here) - $24
This versatile, shimmering plum Soft Touch Shadow Pencil is the ideal
complement for color on lids. Named for the region south of Naples, at
the “toe” of the Italian Peninsula—it can be worn solo, as a base for
powder shadows, or as a liner.
Part of the NARS Summer 2012 Makeup Collection, Calabria is a shimmering plum, chubby pencil that claims to be a happy marriage of a pencil and a cream shadow - the best of both wo [..]
Published on 2012-04-27 13:07:00
Snapshot Love - Archives
Published on 2012-04-27 12:30:00
Lush Sacred Truth Face Mask - In here, we have ginseng and green tea for their antioxidant effects. Fresh wheatgrass for its natural superoxide dismutase (SOD) – which are free radical scavengers.
Published on 2012-04-26 11:56:00
Rimmel London Match Perfection Blush - perfectly coordinated blush shades with a hint of blue saphire for a naturally even flush.
Published on 2012-04-25 23:47:00
Lash Genius Waterproof Top Coat by Anastasia Beverly Hills - $21
A colorless topcoat with a silky light weight texture, it instantly waterproofs, refreshes, and protects any mascara all day with a long-lasting hold and a waterproof film without the typical drying or clumping.
Published on 2012-04-25 02:45:00
NARS Velvet Matte Lipstick Moscow (available here) - $25
Bright, bold, perfectly matte, this super-rich lipstick provides high-impact payoff: an ultra-pigmented, long-wearing formula that glides on effortlessly with comfortable wear.
Published on 2012-04-24 12:13:00
NARS Liberté Blush (available here) - $28
When it comes to blush, how and where you apply it is more important
than what color you use. Cheek color shouldn't be limited to the apples
(no one blushes only on their cheeks!). I always blend a bit into the
hairline, along the jawbone, and on the tip of the nose to create a more
natural-looking, all-over hint of color.
Published on 2012-04-24 01:43:00
NARS Buenos Aires Velvet Gloss Lip Pencil (available here) - $24
wear-with-anything nude beige pink Velvet Gloss Lip Pencil is named
after the capital of Argentina. It combines the ease of a pencil with
the finish of a gloss for a truly versatile, quintessential modern
The NARS Velvet Lip Gloss Pencils are jumbo-sized lip pencils
that go on with a gorgeous glossy finish.
Published on 2012-04-20 14:05:00
Veet Easywax Electrical Roll-On - $29.99.
Published on 2012-04-19 00:34:00
Summer brings with it a cocktail of warm earth tones and brazen shimmers. Eyes glisten in icy peach and matte apricot, or shine in iridescent orchid and blue. Lips are subtle in a glossy nude beige pink, or bold in matte strawberry red. A delicate seashell pink lends nails a flattering hue for an overall look that’s sizzling, sophisticated and—like so many summery moments—simply unforgettable.
Published on 2012-04-15 00:37:00
Josie Maran Argan Beautiful Eyes - Beautiful Purples (available here) - $36
Argan Beautiful Eyes features four eye shadows and one shadow liner expertly coordinated to offer the ultimate range of customized looks. These naturally formulated shadows are richly infused with Argan Oil and a blend of floral and fruit extracts resulting in soft and nutrient rich textures including iridescent, matte, and satin finishes.Formulated without parabens, sulfates, synthetic fragrances, petrochemicals, p [..]
Published on 2012-04-13 02:19:00
Biore Combination Skin Balancing Cleanser - $7
Got skin that can’t make up its mind? Achieve the clean you want, without disturbing the natural moisture your skin needs. This cleanser removes all forms of impurities while leaving 90% of skin's natural moisture, giving your face an even, all-over clean.
Published on 2012-04-12 01:18:00
Am struggling through the Sephora + Pantone collection that launched some time last month, and I am almost done with my reviews - just another piece or two to go - so partly because I am so tired of all that tangerine and also because it's just easier that way, I am reviewing the Tangerine Tango Eyeshadow Quad and the Tangerine Tango Twist Eyeliner together.
Sephora + Pantone Color of the Year Eyeshadow Quad - available here ($28)
The eyeshadow quad is generously sized, and as with all t [..]
Published on 2012-04-11 23:28:00
I was clicking some photos of a blush I have had for about a year or two now, and I remembered taking a photo when I had first bought it - brand new and untouched - love the pattern on the blush.
Chanel Joues Contraste Blush - Espiegle.
Photo taken with Nikon Coolpix 3200
SNAPSHOT LOVE - OLDER PHOTOS
Published on 2012-04-11 00:57:00
Sephora + Pantone Universe Color of the Year Prisma Chrome Blush Apricot Brandy (available here) - $16
This revolutionary blush combines all the best features of baked, powder, and cream formulas, releasing perfect color and a texture that lays on cheeks like a second skin. Easily blendable and buildable without being powdery, this unique blush leaves an unbelievably polished finish. The warm shade, Apricot Brandy, was inspired by the Color of the Year, Tangerine Tango, and will light up [..]
Published on 2012-04-09 23:23:00
Rimmel London Glam'Eyes HD Eyeshadows (available here) - $6
Rimmel's first creamy powder eyeshadow with Velvet-HD technology creates colour that looks perfect under any light. Prismatic pigments catch light at multiple angles, reflecting the ideal colour for the light you are in. Unique palettes of 4 shades expertly coordinated to work in sequence, adapting as light changes to give perfectly complementary effect in any light. Crease-proof colour lasts all day.
The Rimmel Glam'Eyes HD E [..]
Published on 2012-04-09 11:27:00
The L’Oreal Paris-Femina Women Awards 2012, in association with Rasvihar, commemorated the most outstanding Indian women achievers this year. Aishwairya Rai, Sonam Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and other leading celebrities graced this gliterrati studded ceremony, held at the ITC Grand Central on 22nd March, 2012 .
L'Oreal Femina Awards in Association with Rasvihar
The star-studded ceremony saw winners including Sona Mahapatra (Music and Performing Arts), Poorna Jagannathan (Breakthrough Perform [..]
Published on 2012-04-07 21:19:00
Sephora + Pantone Universe Color of the Year Cream Lipstick in Tangerine Tango Cream (available here) - $18
Published on 2012-04-06 11:09:00
Thakoon for NARS Nail Collection represents the brand’s first collaboration with a fashion designer in the nail category. Founder and creative director Francois Nars has partnered with Thakoon Panichgul to develop a limited edition, six-shade nail collection inspired by the vibrant colors found in Indian
spice markets. These highly saturated, high-shine shades come in an opaque finish, perfect for
spring. Formula is long-wearing, chip-resistant and toluene-, formaldehyde- and DBP-free.
Published on 2012-04-02 01:57:00
Kate Moss Lasting Finish Lipstick Collection (available here) - $4
Rimmel’s cult classic Lasting Finish Lipstick has been redefined with Kate’s glamorous style. A collection of 5 striking shades is now infused with Black Diamond. This unique formula boasts light-reflecting power – adding depth to every pout so that you ooze the same confidence and impact on entry as Kate.
Published on 2012-04-01 14:48:00
I do have acne-prone skin that's also quite sensitive and occasionally breaks out into teeny red spots, but it's not a common occurrence, and generally it's just old blemishes and pores that I have made my peace with.
Published on 2012-03-31 00:20:00
Chanel Joues Contraste in Malice (available here) - $43
Unique powder blusher offers buildable coverage, from natural to
dramatic, and imparts a flattering radiance to cheeks. Remarkably silky
texture ensures easy application of seamless colour. Applied high on the
cheekbone, or near the eyes, it instantly 'lifts' and softens the face
for a more youthful look.
Malice is one of the four new/reformulated Joues Contraste blushes that Chanel released earlier this month.
Published on 2012-03-29 11:44:00
Caudalie Instant Foaming Cleanser (available here) - $14
A naturally effective blend of grape extracts, sage, and chamomile provide vitamins, purifying benefits, and soothing effects, removing makeup and impurities while improving overall complexion wellbeing. From the first use, the complexion is immaculate, toned, and radiant. This delightful wash works for all skin types, and is especially tuned to the needs of combination and sensitive skin.
Published on 2012-03-28 01:05:00
Sephora + Pantone Universe Color of the Year Collector's Edition Set (available here) - $68
A six-piece set of exhilarating products for eyes, lips, and face, all inspired by the exuberant Color of the Year - Tangerine Tango. Each product is housed in an ultra-sleek architectural design as a nod to the iconic Pantone chip, making this collection both a stylish and exotic addition to your makeup bag.
Sephora sure knows a thing or two about building up the anticipation - their [..]
Published on 2012-03-24 04:01:00
Crabtree and Evelyn 60 Second Fix for Hands (available here) $15
Restore dry, parched hands to silky smoothness in just two easy steps. First apply Hand Recovery, our revolutionary hand treatment that cleanses, exfoliates, and moisturises. Follow with our intensive Hand Therapy for beautifully soft hands all day.
Crabtree and Evelyn is my latest obsession when it comes to hand care (and foot care, but more on that later).
Published on 2012-03-24 01:33:00
Illamasqua Neutral Palette - part of the Human Fundamentalism Collection - (available here) - $42.50Create
sculpted highlights and stark contours anywhere on your face and body
with these four fundamental powder shadows.
Published on 2012-03-20 11:47:00
Event: L'Oreal Paris - Femina Women Awards in Association with Rasvihar
Where: ITC Grand Central, Mumbai, on March 22, 2012.
This March, L'Oreal and Femina raise a
toast to the women who have inspired us all - the most admired and loved
women in art, music, education, business, film and various other fields - who
will be honored at the first ever L’Oreal Paris - Femina Women Awards in association with Rasvihar.
Logo and Trophy for the awards have been inspired by the Tan [..]
Published on 2012-03-17 19:38:00
Carol's Daughter Olive Oil Infusion (available here) - $25A penetrating hair treatment that deeply moisturizes, detangles, soften, and conditions to improve the overall texture of your hair. Formulated without parabens, sulfates, synthetic fragrance or dyes, petrochemicals, and phthalates.
While I don't have the kind of hair that might need relaxer treatments, but I definitely do have thicker, dry, color-treated hair and am always on the lookout for moisturizing, softening haircare products. [..]
Published on 2012-03-16 16:57:00
Bare Minerals Big Bright Eyeliner delivers the look of larger, naturally brilliant eyes by visually enhancing the whites of eyes, so eyes look whiter and brighter. The velvety formula glides on easily and delivers an unparalleled saturation of color with an infusion of conditioning botanical extracts, antioxidants, and 100% pure Bare Minerals.I got a small trio set a couple of days back to round up my Sephora order, and Black Gold is the one I am trying from the lot.
I wanted to post the [..]
Published on 2012-03-16 03:19:00
Inglot D.S. 458 (available here) - $12 for the full size and about $5 as part of the Freedom System palette.
Colour: A greyish-brown matte base with scattered golden (and purplish pink) sparkles. The different hues to the sparkles aren't really visible, though, unless it's a zoomed-in macro photo.
How I use it: For an easy brown smokey eye, use a brown/black eyeliner pencil near the lashline, smudge, and use Inglot D.S. 458 as an all-over lid colour. Dab a shimmery eyeshadow only on the ce [..]
Published on 2012-03-10 02:56:00
Caudalie Organic Grape Water Spray (available here) - $8/50 mL and $13/100 mL. 100% USDA certified organic grapes. Extracted directly from grapes during the harvest and enriched with moisturizing polysaccharides and mineral salts - this mist soothes, refreshes, and hydrates the skin.
I bought the Caudalie Grape Water spray a while back to use during the dry winter months - the heater tends to make the air very dry and leave my skin feelign quite parched. Being acne-prone, I didn't want [..]
Published on 2012-03-10 00:10:00
In The Perfect Scent, New York Times' scent critic Chandler Burr writes about the inside story to the glamorous perfumes and their romantic write-ups. Two different brands - Hermès and Coty - and two different sides to what goes into the making of a famous perfume, from the master perfumer who mixes up obscure ingredients to the brilliant marketers who handle everything from release to the packaging.
The Hermes side of the story is about how the master perfumer Jean-Claude Ellena conjures [..]
Published on 2012-03-09 14:03:00
TBS Eyeshadow Blender Brush (available here) - $18An elegant, high-quality makeup brush that provides even blending of eye shadows, particularly in the crease of the eyes. Use it to blend one or more shades of eye colour over the eyelid, along the crease line, or below the brow line, using long, sweeping strokes and repeat until you achieve the look your desire.
The Body Shop Eyeshadow Blender brush is a fluffy, domed brush that is ideal for blending shadows and for the crease area. The sof [..]
Published on 2012-03-09 02:22:00
Laura Mercier Foundation Primer (available here) - $30Laura Mercier, The pioneer of Foundation Primer, introduces a breakthrough radiant formula to the collection. Foundation Primer Radiance not only provides a smooth, silky surface for makeup application, but also it adds a sheer, healthy glow to the skin
While I haven't tried any of Laura Mercier's famous foundations or tinted moisturizers yet, I did manage to snag a newer offering from Laura Mercier - Foundation Primer in Radiance. Av [..]
Published on 2012-03-08 12:31:00
I can come up with a million excuses for why I don't get any work done when it comes to blogging - didn't get the time to take photos, there wasn't any light - but I have never had a cuter distraction than this little one. He sits right outside my window and watches me whenever I am trying to take some photos. Just when I was getting immune to all that cuteness, this squirrel decided it's time to step up the game a bit :D
His version of popcorn at the movies is nibbling on some cookies whil [..]
Published on 2012-03-07 17:16:00
MAC Cosmetics: Lipstick - Amorous (available here) - Cost $14.50
A satin finish, plum/mauve lipstick with a hint of brown to it. Not quite matte, with opacity and pigmentation of a matte lipstick but a little less drying and with a bit glossiness to it.
Amorous is among the first MAC lipsticks I bought. I really didn't check finishes or reviews before buying - just went in, swatched a few, and picked up the ones that seemed like they would work for me. MAC describes Amorous as a Lovest [..]
Published on 2012-03-03 02:53:00
Griffin Remedy Ultra-Moisturizing Body Lotion (available here - $11.99) - fortified with healing omega-3 oils and MSM, this nourishing lotion helps maintain youthful and healthy skin to help remedy the effects of our compromised environment.
A while back, I had reviewed the Griffin Remedy Restorative Conditioner. Turns out, the folks at Griffin Remedy liked my review enough to send me two of their products to try out :D :D Needless to say, I have been busy trying and testing all these da [..]
Published on 2012-03-02 02:44:00
L'Occitane Shea Butter Mini Tin (available here - $10) - Take-along tin of 100% Shea Butter hydrates and protects lips, face,
cuticles and hands. This powerful moisturizer is retrieved from the
fruit of African Shea trees, and celebrated world-wide for encouraging
cellular renewal and repairing the hydrolipidic film, thereby softening,
soothing and comforting skin. Non-irritating; suitable for men, women
Shea butter (Butyrospermum parkii) is one of the most raved-about skin [..]
Published on 2012-02-28 03:13:00
The Pretty Amazing lipcolours are a cross between a lipstick and a gloss - the creaminess and shine of a lipgloss combined with rich pigmentation and colour payoff like a lipstick. Continuing with what is turning out to be a series on the Bare Minerals
Pretty Amazing Lipcolours, the shade I am reviewing today is Confidence.
Bare Minerals Pretty Amazing Lipcolour in Confidence is described as a mauve-pink colour, but it looks like a darker colour in the tube/on the applicator. On s [..]
Published on 2012-02-27 12:58:00
A high-potency, featherweight lip color that lasts up to six hours, this product provides medium to full coverage and high color pay-off. Long-wearing color is formulated with a new generation of polymer. Shiny silicon creates brilliance of a gloss.
Categorized by mood, the collection includes:
"Jolis Matins" or "Pretty Morning" - a range of ready-to-wear, fresh day shades that add brilliance to the lips due to the precious mother-of-pearls.
Shades:106M Jolis Matins (soft peach)230M [..]
Published on 2012-02-26 20:39:00
Gwenneth Paltrow got a lot of votes for the best-dressed-on-the-red-carpet category at the 84th Annual Academy Awards in her white Tom Ford gown with a matching cape - she definitely seemed to be the most cozily-dressed celebrity on the red carpet!
NARS worked with celebrity makeup artist Leslie Lopez to create presenter Gwyneth Paltrow’s red carpet look at the 84th annual Academy Awards. "It’s elegantly bronzed,” said celebrity makeup artist Leslie Lopez for NARS Cosmetics about the [..]
Published on 2012-02-20 01:54:00
A couple of days back, we decided to get our lazy selves outdoors and took a quick trip to Monterey - Big Sur and the 17-mile drive - nothing really too out of the way of the usual tourist places nearby. While in Monterey, though, we read about the Monarch Grove Butterfly Sanctuary in Pacific Grove and we just had to check out the place.
What's special about this place are butterflies - and there just so many of them, they hang in clumps from tall pine trees! Every year from October to F [..]
Published on 2012-02-20 00:10:00
So..I am no daring baker, but I do love a good warm fresh-baked brownie, so what does a lazy cook like me do? Get a box of Ghirardelli's Ultimate Fudge Brownie mix - follow the instructions - and in about 40 minutes, I am on my way to foodie heaven :D :D
And that was the best part of my weekend...what about you? How was your weekend?
Published on 2012-02-19 00:27:00
Inglot eyeshadow: Pearl 446
Colour: Purple-Plum with a hint of brown to it and a pearl finish to it. It really doesn't have shimmer particles in it, but the pearlescent finish gives it a lovely shimmery finish to it.
How I use it: As an all-over lid colour, either on it's own or darkened with a matte black shadow just on the outer corners.
Inglot Pearl 446 Eyeshadow - Review
This is a shade I love using - it's a beautiful colour and fits in perfectly with my usual single-eyeshadow rout [..]
Published on 2012-02-18 18:22:00
Super Shine Nail Finish - Protects and Seals Nail Color with Brilliant Long-Lasting Shine! Provides a clear protective finish that seals nail color for longer wear and better resistance to chipping and peeling. Protects nail enamel for a longer-lasting manicure.
I remember having a conversation about a year back with a nail-obsessed friend of mine, S. She was telling me about how she was searching for this one particular shade that she saw on another lady - it was the perfect pink "like [..]
Published on 2012-02-18 02:38:00
Burt's Bees Beeswax Lip Balm (in a tin) - The original. The best. And still your favorite. Our must-have balms have been playing in purses and pockets since 1991. Beeswax conditions skin, while antioxidant Vitamin E moisturizes, seals in hydration with Beeswax, and refreshes with Peppermint Oil.
Since I have a perpetual problem with dry lips, I am always stocking up on lip balms and butters of all kinds and shapes. I always have at least one of the Burt's Bees lip balm tubes lyi [..]
Published on 2012-02-16 16:46:00
Bare Minerals Pretty Amazing Lip Color with it's innovative precision applicator is an innovative hydrating glaze that cocoons lips in opaque high-impact lipcolor for an insatiable shine and seriously polished appearance.
Bare Minerals Pretty Amazing Lip Colors have a simple, black tube packaging and a flocked applicator that truly deserves all the hype that Bare Minerals adds to it. While I usually prefer using a brush to apply lip color, I like that this applicator does almost as good a [..]
Published on 2012-02-16 14:46:00
Yes To Carrots Super Rich Body Butter - Rich, creamy lotion with a faint, light, refreshing scent that indulges skin
with a nourishing, rivitalizing and long-lasting moisture treatment and leaves it feeling smooth, soft and hydrated.
Yes To Carrots (and Tomatoes and Blueberries and Cucumbers) features a range of natural hair and skincare products packed with vitamin-rich organic fruits and veggies. With all this goodness in them, I just had to pick up something from this range, and on one [..]
Published on 2012-02-15 00:58:00
When applied properly, foundation can take skin from looking dull and uneven to healthy and flawless. Foundations, like almost all makeup, though have their own limitations and drawbacks - while a heavy foundation might be perfect for a certain occasion, it might be just too much for another. Scroll down to read some tips and tricks to get the most effect with this makeup product.
#1. Skin colour changes with the seasons - darker in the summer and going paler in the winters. To change t [..]
Published on 2012-02-14 00:49:00
MAKEUP TREND: Smoky eye with a fresh face.LEAD ARTIST: Uzo, NARS International Lead Makeup StylistSHOW: Joy Cioci for Fall 2012THE LOOK: “Joy's collection this season is definitely very sophisticated and tailored but still has a youthful, playful element,” said Uzo, NARS International Lead Makeup Artist. “I wanted the makeup to mirror the vibe: sophisticated smoky taupe-y -grey eyes with playful hints of sparkly nude-pink on the cheeks and lips.”
Smokey Eye Nude-Pink Lips Make [..]
Published on 2012-02-13 22:59:00
Valentine's day has never been a big occasion in our house - sure, I always remind my husband to get me a gift for the day, and he does his part by listening to whatever I told him and promptly disregarding it :-| :-| I give up and move on to asking for my birthday gift. This year is no different, and I am once again left with no choice but to start my campaign for the "birthday gift" bright and early in February (my birthday is in June). Apart from attempts at scoring a gift, though, I reall [..]
Published on 2012-02-13 13:42:00
Piped trim delineates the wrapped platform of a rich suede pump in a deeply saturated color. Approx. heel height: 5" with 1 1/2" platform (comparable to a 3 1/2" heel). Suede upper/leather lining and sole.
YSL 'Tribute' Platform Pump (available at Nordstrom)
Prada Braided/Woven Platform Wedge Sandals
Yves Poppy Print Wedge and Riviera Sandal
Yves Saint Laurent Palais Pump
The Girl with the Red Boots
The Trendy Photographer
Miss Dior Peep Toe Pump
The Hidesign Bag
Published on 2012-02-13 02:12:00
Crabtree and Evelyn Gardener's Ultra-Moisturising Hand Therapy - After a long day of handling thorny situations, our gardeners hand therapy is just the help you need. Nutrient-rich shea butter helps nourish and condition work-roughened hands. Shea butter rich formula soothes, conditions, and restores softness.
I have wanted to try the Crabtree and Evelyn hand creams for ages, but they aren't sold in India and I had to be content with just staring at their website for ages. Now that I am in [..]
Published on 2012-02-12 19:06:00
Chanel Le Vernis Frisson is part of the Roses Ultimes de Chanel Makeup Collection which features limited edition shades of 4 nail polishes and 6 lipglosses. Chanel Le Vernis in Frisson reminds me of a really light strawberry smoothie - milky, creamy, and pink - with very fine gold shimmer scattered throughout that gives it a beautiful golden hue.
This photo was taken in a slightly more white light, and this is the actual base colour of the nail polish (I had to tweak the photo a b [..]
Published on 2012-02-12 00:54:00
MAC's tongue-in-cheek take on something as mundane as shopping and cooking - delicious assortment of eye shadows, mouthwateringly Kissable Lipcolour and Cremeblend Blushes and savoury shades for the eyes and lips that make the perfect recipe for kitchen kouture. Here's a look at some of the products in the collection.
While I didn't buy anything from this collection, I did get a few product swatches.
Cook MAC Collection Swatches: Fluidlines in Added Goodness, Wholesome, and Midn [..]
Published on 2012-02-11 23:17:00
I don't own very many MAC products, and I certainly won't come under the category of a MAC fan by any stretch of imagination, and it's not often that you would find a MAC post on my blog. Don't get me wrong; everyone has their brand loyalitis or budget constraints (or both)! One thing, though, about MAC that I absolutely love is the passion and creativity that they bring into their makeup. A case in point, the MAC Shop/Cook collection release event that I managed to catch a bit of when I wand [..]