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Thursday
Apr032008

Makeup Searcher Asks... What is the one product you reach for more than any other?

graphic_makeup_searcher_ask.jpgI am always fielding questions from family and friends about what a must-have or favorite product is. Really, it can change on a regular basis, don't you think?

I have started to take notice of a few products that I am constantly reaching for over and over again. Sometimes it is my favorite mascara or lipgloss of the week, or my MAC Studio Fix Powder that makes it's way onto my face in one way, shape or form. Other times it may be a highlighter such my favorite Smashbox Photo Op. Or my concealer palette from 3 Custom Color Specialists. Maybe I have too many to choose from because this is really my field.

This left me wondering, what is the one product you reach for more than any other. Maybe it is seasonal, or a mascara you cannot live without. My readers and myself really want to know. Please leave an answer in the comments. It will be fun to see if we all have a similar item we reach for over and over. 

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Wednesday
Apr022008

Mascara Perfection Projection, with Estee Lauder Projectionist.

lauder_projectionist_mascara.jpgA high definition volume mascara describes Perfectionist Mascara from Estee Lauder the best. This must-try mascara was hidden deep in my bag I got from the CEW Beauty Awards that I attended with Total Beauty, in what seems like ages ago.

It is no wonder that Projectionist is a finalist out of the 600 some products entered. This is a mascara that gives me volume while separating my lashes and keeping them long, all at the same time. I love the bigger spooly brush and how it is tapered at the tip, making application on my lower lashes a cinch. I have found that slowly working the wand up and through my lashes works best, and usually only this one coat is needed. A night time or for extra drama might have may applying another coat or two, depending on how much I want to play up the lashes.

From Estee Lauder: 

"THE FORMULA
VolumAire™ formula creates weightless volume and sharp definition that resists clumping. Hollow spherical polymers act like inflated balloons that volumize and lift.

THE BRUSH
ProDefinition Brush™ draws out even tiny lashes with infinite precision and separation control. Lets you lavish attention on every single lash, every single day. Blends two kinds of fibers: hollow fibers to hold formula, plus solid rigid fibers to comb it through and separate.

THE COLOR
Pearl pigments mimic the luster and color of natural hair for a lustrous, healthy look. " Choose from Brown or Black.

If you are in the market for a new mascara, you really need to try Projectionist. It retails for $19.50 at your favorite Estee Lauder counter, or online at esteelauder.com.
 

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Tuesday
Apr012008

Beauty Duty for April 1st.

graphic_beauty_duty_image.jpgHappy April Fool's Day! This is no joke, as today we are here to share some of the best in beauty!

A Touch of Blusher loves collecting pretty foundation cases.

All About the Pretty has found an eye pencil that makes her look wide awake Three Custom Clarifier Eye Pencil!

KRiSTOPHER hates someone more than Marky Marc Jacobs.

Lipstick, Powder ‘n Paint is giving away a Mally Beauty Perfect Palette Total Face Kit. Will you be the winner? Enter now!

See the Bronze Goddess Summer Collection from Estee Lauder at Makeup Bag.

Makeup Moxie reviews Calvin Klein’s new Flush With Desire blush.

Product Girl tells you which microdermabrasion product lets you customize your level of exfoliation.

SugarShock Beauty is dousing herself in Kenzo’s new summer fragrance to get ready for balmy days ahead.

TheMakeupGirl gives you advice on how to switch up your skincare routine for warm weather…

WELOVEBEAUTY.com is excited about Kate Lee’s and Mark Townsend’s Genius Awards from ELLE Magazine!

Enjoy! 

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