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Sunday
Jul062008

The Week in Review.

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I case you missed anything this week, check out our Week in Review!

Redpoint Airbrush Effects Blushwhip.
One of the best blushes for a touch of glow for the Summer.

Anne Hathaway's Smart Makeup by Lancome.
She looked gorgeous, as usual.

MAC Prep + Prime Microfine Lip Refinisher.
A superb new exfoliator/lip balm duo.

Stila SPF 20 Shine Lip Color for Super Summer Lips.
One of my picks for the must-have SPF lipcolors this Summer.

Bobbi Brown for Fall - The Mauve Collection.
Just when you think her collections cannot get any better, Bobbi out does herself yet again.

Beauty Duty - July 1, 2008.
Some of the best beauty blogs highlight their favorite posts of the week.

Melt-Proof Makeup from Clinique.
Two awesome foundations that last through heat, humidity and the dreaded melting of makeup.

Another Gimmick - ColorOn Eye Envy.
What do you think? A press on eye shadow? I think not!

Aqua Tan.
The self-tanning milk is the best.

Prescriptives Incredible Sheer Lipcolor: No One Told Me this Came in Watermelon...
Another must-have Summer lipcolor with SPF - this one is my favorite color.

Bronzing Essentials - Easy as 1, 2, 3.
A quick Summer face with one perfect kit.

Currently Craving...
A few great makeup sets and palettes that are on the top of my shopping list. 

Enjoy the rest of the weekend!

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Saturday
Jul052008

Currently Craving...

Some great new makeup products and sets to swoon over, I am currently craving these beauties!

Shiseido Dick Page Summer Collection Kit - A collection of fresh-faced summer makeup colors handpicked by Shiseido artistic director Dick Page.
Sephora.com
$126
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CARGO Melt-Proof Make-up Collection -A collection of three melt-proof, water-resistant makeup products that actually uses a mixture of emollients and waxes to form a water-resistant film on the skin.
Sephora.com
$39

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By Terry VIP Bronze Expert Sun Glow Perfecting Brush - An innovative bronzing brush filled with featherweight cream - gel that instantly delivers long-lasting radiance in one single step.
Sephora.com
$48 

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Paula Dorf English Garden Palette
-  A limited edition five - color set with three glimmer eye colors and two lovely lip glosses paying homage to the eternally loved English Rose.
beauty.com
$35.00

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Bobbi Brown Sandy Gold Collection - An exclusive to SAKS, a gorgeous pink case contains Pink Quartz Lip Shimmer, Espresso Ink Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner. Sandy Gold Long-Wear Cream Shadow and Blushes Rose Pot Rouge.
Saks.com
$100.00

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Are there any sets or great new products that you are craving? Let me know in the comments!  

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Friday
Jul042008

Happy Birthday, America!

One of the most beautiful things is our great country, the United States of America. And on today as we celebrate this special day, let us not forget those who have fought for us and to keep our nation free. 

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The Star Spangled Banner by Francis Scott Key 

O! say can you see by the dawn's early light
What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming.
Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight,
O'er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming.
And the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air,
Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.
Oh, say does that star-spangled banner yet wave
O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave?

On the shore, dimly seen through the mists of the deep,
Where the foe's haughty host in dread silence reposes,
What is that which the breeze, o'er the towering steep,
As it fitfully blows, half conceals, half discloses?
Now it catches the gleam of the morning's first beam,
In full glory reflected now shines in the stream:
'Tis the star-spangled banner! Oh long may it wave
O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave!

And where is that band who so vauntingly swore
That the havoc of war and the battle's confusion,
A home and a country should leave us no more!
Their blood has washed out their foul footsteps' pollution.
No refuge could save the hireling and slave
From the terror of flight, or the gloom of the grave:
And the star-spangled banner in triumph doth wave
O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave!

O! thus be it ever, when freemen shall stand
Between their loved home and the war's desolation!
Blest with victory and peace, may the heav'n rescued land
Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation.
Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just,
And this be our motto: 'In God is our trust.'
And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave
O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave!