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The Best Summer Makeup For 2011

Summer Makeup 2011: Loud and Proud Summer makeup trends for 2011 include the bright, the glowing, and the bronzed. Foregoing past summer makeup trends of the natural look and “less is more,” this year’s hues are loud, proud, and full of shimmer. Bright matte lipstick screams out to be noticed in popular shades of fuchsia,

MAC Bloggers’ Obsessions Photos and Review

The MAC Bloggers’ Obsessions collection consists of  four eyeshadows and five lipglasses designed by fellow beauty bloggers who pitched their design ideas to MAC. Out of around 80 pitches, 9 were chosen. I  pitched a design that I admit was quickly made, so I never had high hopes of being included. I am happy to

MAC Surf Baby Swatches

The Mac Surf Baby collection has a summer bronze theme that will work well if you are a bronzer fan. I’m not really loving the eye shadows in this collection except for the teal blue, but it does have two really nice sets of metallic pigments. I also love the lipsticks and balms (which really

MAC Fashion Flower Swatches

The MAC Fashion Flower Collection contains a number of brightly colored shadows inspired by spring floral blossoms. For lip product swatches, head on over to my post on Girl Gloss: MAC Fashion Flower Lipstick Swatches. In the eye shadows, I particularly like the lighter shades in the fashion flower collection, which includes a beautiful matte

MAC Wonder Woman Swatches, the Face Products

The MAC Wonder Woman Collection has some great supersized products, including a couple of nice Mineralize Skinfinish bronzers. Also available are two blushes and some brush sets and cases. Below are swatches of the face products from the Wonder Woman collection. To see all of the eye products check here: MAC Wonder Woman Eye Shadow

MAC Wonder Woman Swatches: All of the Eye Products

The new MAC Wonder Woman collection arrived at my house and I immediately went to work to swatch the full collection. The Wonder Woman collection is full of big and bold products, including supersized lip glass.   There are also some great eye shadow sets, tinted mascaras, and big bronzers. This post includes the eye products.

Flying with Makeup and Cosmetics in Carryon Luggage

In honor of being trapped in Detroit this week because of problems with a Delta Airlines plane, I bring you this post on traveling  with makeup in your carry on luggage. You can also read the TSA rules here.  When I set out on my trip, I decided to take only carry on luggage to

Bobbi Brown Holiday Collection 2010

Bobbi Brown is one of the best cosmetics companies around for high quality neutral makeup.  Bobbi Brown has classic shades that will work for just about anyone. At the holidays the line always features some particularly nice metallics. This year those are seen in the limited edition Bobbi Brown Modern Classic Palette, which I really,