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M.A.C. Cosmetics is in the Red This Holiday Season!

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M.A.C. Cosmetics has officially released information on its 2008 holiday collections, available beginning October 16.  Here is the information sent by M.A.C. : M.A.C. heats up the holidays with red hot colours, cases and compacts this season.  Give jeweled compacts, stylish brush sets, beautiful lip and eye palettes, or gifts that give back. “RED” SHE […]

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Japonesque Pink Go Curl Eyelash Curler

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Japonesque has a full line of makeup and cosmetic tools and brushes. For October, they have released a neat little item, the Limited Edition Pink Ribbon Japonesque Pocket Eyelash Curler. This is a pink version of their regular Go Curl Pocket Eyelash Curler. This cute pink curler is perfect for your purse or travel kit. […]

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Elizabeth Arden Limited Edition For Fall

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Elizabeth Arden has a nice selection of limited edition duo eye shadows for fall, along with a nice gel eyeliner, eye primer, and other items. I tried out one of the duos in Illusion (center left above) and loved it. Elizabeth Arden shadows are always quality. They are finely milled and have a particularly good […]

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Anastasia Beverly Hills, Everything You Need For a Perfect Brow

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Anastasia has long been a powerhouse in the area of brow tools and cosmetics. So I was excited to give a bunch of items a try and they definitely didn’t disappoint. Anastasia has everything you need to achieve a perfect brow. First off, the tweezers are great. Next to Tweezerman, these are the best eyebrow […]

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Essence of Beauty Brush Kit With Press Eyeliner Brush

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Essence of Beauty makeup brushes come from a quality drugstore line that can be found at CVS stores. For more on them in general, see my previous review: Essence of Beauty Makeup Brushes. When I was in CVS the other day, I noticed that the Essence of Beauty line had a travel kit on sale […]

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Eco-Tools: Affordable Makeup Brushes Full of Quality and and Conscious

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I have a thing for makeup brushes and own a ridiculously large number of them, but my favorites within that number are few. Usually they tend to be on the expensive side and not synthetic. But once in awhile a line comes along that is affordable and manges to put out a quality synthetic product, […]

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Makeup Brushes: Perfect for Holiday Gifts

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Good brush kits make great gifts because even those who own huge numbers of them often feel that they do not have enough. A kit can provide extra or replacement brushes, and for the person who lacks a nice set of brushes, it is the perfect holiday gift. Here are a few particularly nice kits […]

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Smashbox Holiday Collection

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I got my Smashbox catalog in in the mail last week with pages full of their holiday items. Of particular interest is this lovely brush set and case, the Beyond Beauty Encounter Brush Kit. Smashbox makes some great brushes and at $84, this kit carries a nice price tag for the quality. The Beyond Beauty Fusion Eye […]

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Sonia Kashuk Cosmetics: Cheek Sheer, Shadow, and Brushes

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I seem to always have mixed reactions when I try something from Sonia Kashuk cosmetics, a brand that is featured at Target stores. The packaging is almost always gorgeous and creative. The colors always look quite nice as well. But unfortunately something often falls short with the products for me. Recently, I gave a few […]

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Essence of Beauty Makeup Brushes

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Having good makeup brushes and tools is important, but unfortunately cosmetics often come with cruddy and difficult to use makeup brushes, and good ones are expensive. But there are some cheaper options out there. One of those is Essence of Beauty. The Essence of Beauty line of makeup brushes is carried in CVS drugstores and […]