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Monday
Jan212008

Have You Voted in the MAC Originals Contest?

Have you been to the MAC Site to see the entries in the MAC Originals contest? I am blown away at some of the makeup looks that have been submitted.

mac_original.jpg You can view entries by newest submissions and the most popular.

I will be the first to say that I do not know how the most popular have all the points that they do, but hey, it's just my opinion!

The contest runs through the end of this month, January 31st, so if you want to submit a photo of yourself, you better get one in now. And if you do not want to enter, it is a definite must to check out the entries and vote for your favorite. I am narrowing down my choices, but as new submissions keep popping up, I may wait until closer to the end of the contest to place my vote.

If you do submit an Originals entry, please let me know in the comments with a link to your entry, as we would love to see it. 

Sunday
Jan202008

Covergirl's LashBlast for Thick and Full Lashes.

Add another favorite mascara to my list.

Covergirl recently launched LashBlast Volume Blasting Mascara, and it does as it's name says, makes lashes full thick, full of volume, and all without clumping, smudging or flaking at all. 

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The orange brush threw me off at first, but it is actually a fuller version of my new favorite rubber-like type of applicators. My lashes were thick enough with just one, slow coating, and lengthened enough to make me all around lash happy.

LashBlast ($7.50) comes in two formulas, the regular version (which I am using) as well as a waterproof version. Each of them is available in four shades: Very Black, Black (my choice), Black Brown, and Brown.

Let me know if you have tried Covergirl LashBlast and how you like this new mascara. 

Thursday
Jan172008

Prescriptives' for Spring: Technotropics.

Technotropics. Sounds divine, doesn't it?

Well, this new Spring Collection from Prescriptives definitely is. Just launched earlier this week, the collection is made up of five new products with eight of the products in limited edition.

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Blush More or Less Creamy Cheek Color ($21.50) - This unique, silky cheek color has the smoothness of a cream and the ultra-light texture of a mousse. Packaged in a small silver-toned compact for easy portability, it blends effortlessly to give cheeks a soft veil of buildable color for a look that is seamless and radiant.

  • Nantucket Dune (Y/O)
  • Corsica Hibiscus (R/O) - Limited Edition
  • Pink Sand (R)
  • Thai Orchid (B/R) - Limited Edition
Lip Strips ($29.50) - Five complimentary sheer lip gloss shades in cream, shimmer and sparkle finishes all in one compact! Wear alone or blend together to customize endless modern lip looks.

  • Tropical Warm - Limited Edition
  • Techno Cool - Limited Edition
Colorscope Eye Color ($14.00) - Grey is a key color this spring and Prescriptives offers the perfect shade for layering.
 
  • Pewter - Limited Edition
Colorscope Lip Color ($17.50) - This lightweight lipstick delivers medium coverage and extraordinary shine while leaving lips moist and comfortable. Introducing two new refreshing hues that will make lips pop.

  • Mandarin (R/O)
  • Pink Dahlia (R) - Limited Edition
Perfect Every Line Gel Eyeliner ($17.50) - Combines the precision of a liquid liner in an easy-to-use gel formula. This gel eyeliner provides the flexibility to customize any eye look – from a strong, precise line to a softer finish with a smudged line – all in one unique product.
 
  • Icing - Limited Edition
  • Twig - Limited Edition
  • Carbon
  • Allspice
Like I said, this collection launched this week and is available at Prescriptives counters nationwide as well as on their website.