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Makeup from DHC Skincare: Moist Color Base, Q10 Foundation, and Q10 Powder


DHC skincare is a Japanese skin care and cosmetics company.  I have been a long time fan of DHC skincare products, especially their Olive Oil cleanser (read previous DHC review), but until recently, I had not tried much of DHC’s Makeup. So I decide to change that and sent in an order. I decided to […]


Cargo Blu_ray Pressed Powder


Cargo cosmetic’s Blu_ray line is advertised as designed for use in high definition filming. But they happily market to the masses, of course! I tried a sample of the Cargo Blu_ray Pressed Powder and generally liked it. According to Cargo, the powder can be worn alone or over makeup. It contains photochromatic pigments to keep […]


Maybelline Mineral Power Powder Foundation


Maybelline has done an impressive job entering the mineral makeup market. Their Mineral Power liquid foundation (read review) is one of the few liquids branded as a mineral foundation in the drugstore price range. With its Mineral Power Powder Foundation, Maybelline has done a nice job of providing a good basic powder foundation in a […]


Nars Makeup Technique Video: A Healthy Radiant Complexion


Nars is releasing a set of short makeup technique videos. In this first one, you can learn how to use Nars foundation, powder, and bronzer. Nars Makeup Technique Video: A Healthy Radiant Complexion Note the application of the bronzer in a number 3 movement. This is the best way to apply bronzer and the video […]


Powder Sunscreens, Full Spectrum Protection That Won’t Ruin Your Makeup


Regular application and reapplication of sunscreen should be an essential part of any beauty routine, but it can also be problematic when wearing makeup. That sunscreen that you applied this morning needs to be reapplied part way through the day, yet you don’t want to ruin your full face of makeup. What to do? The […]


New From Benefit Cosmetics: Powderflage


Benefit cosmetics has a new powder concealer, powderflage, that looks lovely. From the website: For camouflaging dark circles & fines lines, powderflage is fast, easy, light & breezy! Virtually weightless, this silky, light pink powder magically camouflages & diffuses. The “flager” brush conceals in 2 quick strokes. Tips and tricks: With “flager” brush, sweep powderflage […]


Peter Thomas Roth Un-Wrinkle Pressed Powder


Peter Thomas Roth is generally known for their excellent skin care products instead of cosmetics. But now they have a nice combo cosmetic/skin care powder, Peter Thomas Roth Un-Wrinkle Pressed Powder. It also had an appearance in the Get Smart movie, starring Steve Carell and Anne Hathaway. From the company: The new powder is lightweight, […]


Elf Cosmetics Mineral Makeup Kit


e.l.f. cosmetics is widely known for their $1 cosmetics, although some of their items run a few dollars more. Now they have released a full line of mineral makeup at excellent prices. A Mineral Starter Kit is $20 and contains: Mineral Foundation-SPF 15 Mineral Concealer-SPF 15 Mineral Blush Total Face Brush Blush Brush Canvas Case […]


M.A.C. Cosmetics New View Collection


M.A.C. has a great new collection out that I find very useful. So I declare this a must have product! M.A.C. New View is a collection of mineralized baked skin finish powders for finish, contour, and highlight. M.A.C. describes New View as follows: Natural and Shimmer. The split personality of powder now, in NewView combinations […]


Redpoint Foundations and Powder: Sheer, Beautiful Makeup


I have been playing with some Redpoint Cosmetics and have been impressed with everything that I tried. In the area of foundations, I tried two foundations: The DermaLift Foundation and the Transformative Dual Foundation. I also tried the HydraBoost Firming Powder. The DermaLift Foundation is formulated with peptides and moisturizers for anti-aging and is mineral […]

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