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Tuesday
Apr102007

It's Not So Bad Being Blue!

Blue Mascara was all the rage in the 80's. There were so many shades. Electric blue, teal blue, blue-black, glittery blue... I could go on and on. But it wasn't until a few weeks ago that I was re-introduced to a blue mascara. And in case you haven't heard yet, it is Bad Gal Blue from Benefit.

benefit_blue.jpg Bad Gal Blue is the same formula as the original Bad Gal Lash. The wand is large, takes a few tries to get used to it, but when you are watch out. Your lashes will be
super thick, long and lush. Bad Gal is one of my favorite mascaras.

The blue in Bad Gal Blue is subtle. The first time I used it I coasted my lashes with a light coat of the original Bad Gal in black, and then applied Bad Gal Blue on top. The result was beautiful, and my eye appeared wider and yes, even whiter.

Seeing that the effect was subtle, the next time I used Bad Gal Blue, I used it on it's own. The result was equally as beautiful over my naturally dark lashes.

If you are looking to add a little color to your lashes, while still having thick, full of life, fluttery eyelashes, then you really should give Bad Gal Blue a try.

Bad Gal Blue is $19.00 at Benefit Cosmetics.

 

 

Monday
Apr092007

A Burst of Bronze!

sunburst_bottle.jpgI was so excited on Friday to let you know about the QVC hour with Tarte Cosmetics, that I forgot to tell you about one of their brand new products. And it shouldn't come as a surprise that it is a unique addition to their ever-growing line.

This product promises a burst of bronze, called appropriately so, Sunburst. Sunburst is a beaded,sunburst_lotion.jpg bronzing facial moisturizer. And it is in fact, beaded. When you squeeze out the white lotion, you will notice very small, almost grainy looking, bronzed beads. These beads burst upon contact, tinting the moisturizer as you apply and rub in.

It really is a unique product. The overall result is a light golden, bronzed look. You can always apply a bit more of the moisturizer to the apples of your cheeks and top of your nose for that just in from the sun look.

A few more things to mention about Sunburst. The formula is oil-free for those in which that is a concern, and the it is also water resistant, which will be perfect for warmer weather. You know how terrible it is to see streaking makeup, albeit bronzer on a hot day when you can't help but sweat.

Sunburst is $28.00 from Tarte Cosmetics.

 

 

Saturday
Apr072007

A Look at the Best Beauty Blog Posts of the Week.

beauty_blogging_friends.jpgI read over many beauty blog posts in the week, and have come up with my favorites. Here they are for you to enjoy too!

Spa Blah Blah Blog looked at True Beauties: Childhelp Founders Sara O'Meara and Yvonne Fedderson.

Beauty and Personality Grooming tells you about treating acne with essential oils.

 
Let's talk about beauty and health has some tips for your skin.

Beauty and Fashion Tech discovers Kenzoki Skin Care.

A Touch of Blusher looks at the Guerlain/Pucci Collaboration for Summer 2007.

Ageless in Los Angeles adds another to her Walk of Fame: Jerry Hall.

 

And Pretty by Nature tells us all about Earth Month, just launched by Aveda.