Some Splendid Sunday Reading for You!

The weeks Splendid best from the Splendicity community!


Temptalia tells you what ingredients may be causing you acne or irritating your face!

Her Accessories is holding a contest to win a wee little rhinestone charm from Twisted Silver!

Beauty and Fashion Tech looks at new items and a great mineral makeup from Neutrogena Cosmetics.

SugarShock has a brush with greatness as she discovers the beauty editor fave product, YSL Touche Eclat .

Viva Woman finds out why some mineral makeup may pose strong health risks.

Style Manila spots a lady wearing a gorgeous Zara Maxi Dress.

Beauty Bento Box discovers an invigorating facial cleanser that's perfect for traveling to warm and humid countries.

Tops 2 Bottoms came across a great shop find for shoes and bags!

The conversation over at The Space Between My Peers is all about Sweat Suit Alternatives.

Canadian Beauty has a new favourite foundation: it's Estee Lauder Double Wear Light!

Shopalicious has found the perfect overnight bag for a getaway with the girls...

Karen from Makeup and Beauty Blog visits Shu Uemura's Lash Bar and finds false eyelash nirvana, where the lashes are affordable and the appointment booking process couldn’t be easier.

Beauty Match reflects on how Lindsay Lohan is 21 and looks like she’s going on 41!

Indie Style File puts the spotlight on t-shirt designer Sam Trout.

All That & A tries to see if her hair is shinier after using Herbal Essences' clear shine booster.

Style...a work in progress asks, "would you buy J Crew 's $3,000 jacket?"

Shoe Blitz discovers some jeweled sandals and striped pumps that are perfect for spring.

Savvy Skin writes about the never-ending obsession to find a miracle wrinkle cream.

Laya's EYE loves Sage Machado Candles.

Petite Fashionista searches for the petite with the best style, vote today!

ShopDiary thinks the YSL Y-Mail collection is pretty cool.

NY Spender plays pairs with Gwen Stefani and her L.A.M.B shoes.


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Laura Geller 8-Piece Baked Cakes Deluxe Baked Collection.

Another great Today's Special Value over on QVC is a beautiful 8 piece collection from Laura Geller. It is the Laura Geller 8-piece "Baked Cakes" Deluxe Baked Collection for a special price of $49.86.

Seriously, where can you get this much makeup of a great quality for such a great price? This one is not to miss. I just ordered mine and cannot wait to try it.


These full-size products feature a blend of color-corrective pigments and light-diffusing particles that's slow-baked in terra-cotta pans. They glide on easily for silky, luminous color. Best-selling Balance-N-Brighten powder foundation tones down ruddiness, providing natural-looking coverage. Blush-N-Brighten--swirls of coral, tan, and gold--gives cheeks a natural glow. Baked Marble eye shadow duo is a new pairing of pigment-rich eye shadows. Creamy and intense, the new Baked Cake eyeliner duo comes in two shades to make your eye color pop. Create a flawless line with a sexy, smudgy look. Ultra-rich creamy black mascara conditions and colors for fuller, lusher lashes. Lip shiner gloss provides color, coverage, and moist, mouthwatering shine.


  • Baked Balance-N-Brighten powder foundation--best seller!
  • Baked Blush-N-Brighten in honey dipped (swirls of coral, gold, tan)--NEW color, not in stores until October!
  • Baked Marble eye shadow duo in pink icing (pink) and devil's food (golden brown)--NEW colors!
  • Baked Cake eyeliner duo in plum pudding (deep plum) and black forest (silver-flecked charcoal)--NEW item, not in stores until September!
  • moisturizing lip shiner in spice (rosy brown)--NEW color!
  • creamy black mascara
  • Retractable face brush--NEW item!
  • Double-ended eye shadow/liner brush
Let me know if you scoop this up and what you think about it!



Poll: Self-Tanning.

self-tanner_legs.jpgLooking at my pasty white legs while thinking of my upcoming trip to Florida next month, I am wondering if it is too early to start self-tanning.

Normally, I would start the self-tanning process just a few days before heading South, but I think I might start with some really gradual tanners and get some color going on. Plus I need to scrub away all the flakes and dryness that has built up over this harsh, dry winter. Come to think of it, the process might take a little longer than I am thinking.


Is it too early to start self-tanning for the season? It is March, and we do "spring" ahead this weekend.

Let me know what you think in the comments.

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