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Laura Mercier Summer Nudes Lip Glacés.

Laura Mercier went nude this summer with her new Summer Nudes collection. It is a beautiful and refreshing change from many of the seasons brights. As a more natural looking makeup girl myself, this really works for me.

Laura Mercier's Summer Nudes collection pairs chic neutral shades for both the lips and nails. The collection features a variety of nude Lip Glacés and Nail Lacquers on trend for the season, offering high-shine colour with a flawless finish. Of course, I am smitten with the Lip Glacés.

Laura Mercier Summer Nudes Lip Glacés | Beautiful Makeup Search

The non-sticky formula of the Lip Lip Glacé provides long-lasting colour and a beautiful glossy shine. It applies evenly without feathering or bleeding. The formula actually nourishes and protects the lips. I love the creamy vanilla flavor. It' subtle, but there and yummy.

The Summer Nudes Lip Lip Glacé shades:

  • Pout
  • Pink Diamond
  • Bare Baby
  • Bare Blush
  • Bare Beige
  • Quartz

I have Bare Beige and Bare Blush (pictured below). Bare Beige actually looks a bit bronze in the tube, but it is really a beige shade on the lips, with just a slight amount of shimmer to it. It is one of those shimmers only seen if the light hits it right. Bare Blush is a perfect nude shade, but on the mauve side of nude. It looks very natural and beautiful on my lips. I plan to pick up Pink Diamond too.

Laura Mercier Summer Nudes Lip Glacés | Beautiful Makeup Search

Laura Mercier Summer Nudes Lip Glacés are available now online at and at Sephora. Each  Lip Glacé sells for $24.00.


Caress Tempting Whisper Fine Fragrance Elixir Body Wash.

Mmmm... soft floral scents are perfect for the summer. You know I am not a fan of fragrance, but I do like using fragrant body washes for a slight scent. The Caress Fine Fragrance Elixir Body Washes are actually inspired by fine fragrances and are created with the fragrance house of Givaudan. The newest in the line up of these fine fragranced body washes is called Tempting Whisper.

Tempting Whisper features the sophisticated floral notes of white peony (one of my favorite flowers) enhanced with fruity notes of red plum. Mix in tuberose and ylang, plus a bit on tonga bean and musk, and you get an unexpectedly pretty scent in the shower. It is perfect for summer.

Shop for Tempting Whisper along with the other Caress Elixir Body Washes at your favorite drugstore or mass retailer now. Prices range from $3.50 - $3.99 depending on size.


Makeup Wars: Favorite Summer Eye Look.

Summer is here and I am lightening up when it comes to certain things about my makeup. I switch out foundation for tinted moisturizer and wear mainly lip gloss. But for my eyes, it's all about bonze and golds to go with my favorite bronzed summer look. This year, my favorite summer eye look includes an unexpected twist - green liner.

My look is simple and easy and only requires one palette -- the MAC Bare My Soul palette from this years Temperature Rising Collection.

MAC Cosmetics Bare My Soul Eye Palette | Beautiful Makeup Search

To create the look, I start by lining my eyes with the shade When In Rio, which is the green color. It turns a bit copper colored as it is blended in, and it has really become a favorite shade of mine this year. I next apply Bare My Soul, the frosted gold shade, on my browbone and the very inner corner of my eye. On my lid, I use Romantico which is a gorgeous taupe color with a hint of bronze to it. I finish off the look with Friendly, the deep chocolate bronze shade, and blend that into my crease.

MAC Cosmetics Bare My Soul Swatches | Beautiful Makeup Search

I blend the look to soften it up, apply mascara and am done.

Favorite Summer Eye Look | Beautiful Makeup Search

Be sure to check out the other Makeup Wars bloggers to get inspired by their favorite summer eye looks.