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M.A.C. Royal Assets Holiday Collection

The M.A.C. Cosmetics Royal Assets Holiday Collection is perfect for gift giving. Packaged in beautiful palettes with both warm and cool colors, and further divided into four shade groups, there is something for everyone. Each palette contains a decent quality brush, and the whole thing comes in an attractive gift box. For the lips, there… Continue Reading

Cosmetic and Makeup Palettes Make Great Holiday Gifts!

Women (and some men) generally love to receive cosmetics as gifts. But purchasing them for another person can be rather intimidating. Cosmetic Palettes can provide an answer. Since any given palette will hold multiple shades, a good palette will usually have something for everyone. When in doubt, aim for the more neutral shades, which will look… Continue Reading

Bond No. 9 Double Decker: The Ultimate Luxury Fragrance Gift

I thought I would start out the holiday shopping posts with an incredibly expensive, but very cool item. The I Love New York Double-Decker Sampler Box form Bond No. 9 is the ultimate in fragrance gifts. The double decker consists of Downtown Eaux de parfum (50ml flacons), arrayed in a lush white keepsake box with… Continue Reading

Shopping Season is Upon Us!

It is that time of year. People are buying Turkeys and starting to shop for the holidays both in stores and online. Black Friday shopping spree planning has already began! In anticipation of the holiday shopping frenzy, Beauty and Fashion Tech and GirlGloss.com will spend this week and next focusing on holiday shopping lists and… Continue Reading

Cris Notti Green Kimono Toiletry Case

How I came across this Cris Notti cosmetics bag when searching for some info on Dior, I don’t know. But it sure is pretty and would make a great holiday gift. So once I saw it, I had to blog about it! The Cris Notti Green Kimono Toiletry Case is made with authentic Japanesse chirmen… Continue Reading

Smashbox Holiday Collection

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… Continue Reading

M.A.C. Cosmetics Antiquitease Holiday Collection Swatches Part Two: Eyes and Lips

Yesterday, I looked at the nail effects from the Antiquitease collection. Today I cover the rest! The collection is available beginning today, October 18, 2007! I normally don’t like to think about the holidays before Halloween, but this entire collection is amazing and it definitely put this makeup lover in a holiday mood! I was… Continue Reading

M.A.C. Cosmetics Antiquitease Holiday Collection Part One: Nail Lacquers Swatches

My mention last week about my sneak peak at the M.A.C. Antiquitease collection generated quite a few questions, especially about the nail polish! I had a number of email requests for pictures, and since I was curious about them myself and had the products available, I gave them a try. Part One will feature the… Continue Reading

October Pink: Items for a Cure

October is about pink. The month when companies put out cool pink stuff and donate a portion of the proceeds to breast cancer research. It isn’t without controversy. Some companies donate little of the proceeds and it is sometimes unclear where the proceeds go. In other cases, cosmetics from the companies contain ingredients that may be linked to cancer.… Continue Reading