Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear in Rockstar Pink

When I first saw this nail color I knew I had to have it! Rockstar Pink is a glitter nail polish with mostly pink glitter. When you look closely at it you can see that it has blue, red, silver and gold and it is a very fine glitter, not chunky at all.

Usually when I buy glitter nail polish you need quite a few coats to make it look like it does in the bottle, or add a layer of colored polish underneath to make the glitter stand out. Not so with this baby! This is with just two coats! The formula is pretty thick and not runny at all. Another thing that I love about this nail polish is that it also dries really quickly.

You can find this and other Sally Hansen nail polishes at your local drug store and other stores like Target and Walmart. I bought mine from Target for $2.44 and the best part is that I had a $1 off coupon! $1.44 for some blinging nails? Yes please!!

*Jenny*

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MAC Seasonally Supreme Fall 2011

Tokyo scenesters, Seoul trendies, Shanghai’s brand-conscious sophisto-chicks, all are contributing to make Asia a haute-pot that stylishly sizzles. To add to the frenzy: M·A·C’s new collection Sheen Supreme, a sweet and spicy palette of twelve cream-or-frost-finished shades that speaks to the region’s colour preferences in the fusion of Lipglass’ high-shine finish with the saturated colour of a Lipstick. Colour-customized, culturally tuned.

US Release date is August 2011

$14.50 US/ $17.00 CDN

Tea Ceremony Neutral pink beige (Cream)

Sheer Mandarin Mid-tone yellow orange (Cream)

Blossom Culture Soft pink with pearlized pigments (Frost)

Korean Candy Bright Orange red (Cream)

Supreme Style Light coral with pearlized pigments (Frost)

Fashion City Neutral coral pink (Cream)

Happy Hibiscus Creamy white pink (Cream)

Royal Azalea Bright mid-tone pink (Cream)

Asian Flower Creamy Lavender (Cream)

Insanely It Watermelon pink (Cream) (Repromote)

Bare Again Pinky neutral beige (Cream) (Repromote)

Supremely Confident Pale Nude (Cream) (Repromote)

*Jenny*

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Sally Hansen and Prabal Gurung Nail Polish Collection

Sally Hansen has teamed up with fashion designer Prabal Gurung to create a five piece nail polish collection including a crackle. Of course no nail polish collection is complete without this popular trend! The collection is more of an understated classic palette. Nothing too crazy! These polishes can be found in drugstores, Target and Walmart with prices ranging from $2.99 to $7.99

Xtreme Wear in Black Out

Xtreme Wear in Sun Kissed

Xtreme Wear in Pacific Blue

Complete Salon Manicure in Gilty Pleasure

Crackle Overcoat in Antiqued Gold

*Jenny*

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Milani Baked blush in Luminoso Review

I’ve seen a lot of reviews on the new Milani baked blushes, so I decided to check them out for myself. The Target that I went to didn’t have a large selection, but they did have Luminoso which was the one that I was really wanting. It is a shimmery peach shade that would look great on ALL skin tones. It is very true to color when you see it in the pan. It’s not too orange or too pink,  it is the perfect peach shade. It has a very light sheen to it that is not overpowering or chunky glitter. Luminoso is very pigmented so if you have a fair skin tone you can apply it lightly, as for darker skin tones I think it would also give a beautiful peach glow.

I got mine at Target for around $8.00, and you can also find it in drugstores. It does come with a little brush that has it’s own little compartment under the pan and a small mirror.

Milani Baked Blush-Luminoso

Milani Baked Blush-Luminoso Swatch

Milani Baked Blush-Luminoso

This has quickly become one of my all time favorite blushes! You should try to pick this shade up, like I said I think it would look gorgeous on everybody!

*Jenny*

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Tarte for True Blood Collection

I am a big fan of HBO’s True Blood and was super excited when I read that Tarte has released a collection inspired by the hit series.

From Tarte: Get glamoured by tarte’s limited-edition collection, inspired by the hit HBO® series True Blood. Whether you’re a supernatural beauty or a vampy vixen, this collection contains versatile shades to take you from dawn to dusk, and well into the night. “We believe that this new line captures the soul of the supernatural hit television series and combines it with tarte’s essence of high-performance natural™ formulas and trendsetting, iconic products.”

Tarte worked with True Blood’s makeup artist to develop a collection that is true to the series. You can be inspired by Sooki and go with a natural look or go bold just like Pam. Tarte for True Blood will be  a limited edition three piece collection available at Sephora, Ulta and Tartecosmetics.com

tarte trueblood Eye collection

tarte for True Blood Limited Edition Palette $52.00

17 Eyeshadows

Full size of emphasEYES in black

Deluxe Lights, Camera, Lashes! mascara

Deluxe Natural eye primer with Firmitol

tarte trueblood cheek stain

tarte for True Blood Limited Edition Natural Cheek Stain $30.00

tarte trueblood lip stain

tarte for True Blood Limited Edition LipSurgence Lip Tint $24.00

*Jenny*

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John Frieda Precision Foam Color Review

I went to my mailbox a few days ago and too my surprise there was a coupon for a free box of the new John Frieda Precision Foam Hair color! I immediately went to the store and picked up a box in the shade 4BG Medium Chocolate Brown.

John Frieda Precision Foam Color

John Frieda Precision Foam Color Dark Chocolate Brown


They claim to be “The first ever premium permanent home hair colour that uses foam technology to deliver salon-quality results at home”.

First is very easy to mix and apply. You mix the color into the developer and tilt it five times, DO NOT shake. To dispense the foam you squeeze the bottle and apply the foam to your hand, then onto your hair. They do provide you with black salon quality gloves, not the cheap plastic ones that come with other at home hair colors.

John Frieda Precision Foam Color Instructions

The application was very easy for me, and you get a lot of the product. Even though I have shoulder length hair, I have a ton of hair and usually have to buy two boxes so that I have enough to cover all of my hair. With this one I had more than enough for my hair to be completely covered.  You leave it on for 20 minutes then rinse off and use the provided conditioner and your done! There was no dripping on my clothes, bathroom, or my face, and it rinses out very easy and quickly. I can’t say that with other hair dyes I’ve tried. I normally spend 20 to 30 minutes rinsing my hair making sure I have gotten all the dye out. I was very happy with the end result, there were no streaks in my hair because it covered everything. The color does look a little darker, but I’m not sure if it has anything to do with the fact that I already had dyed my hair with another dark color months before.  You can’t lift color with color!

John Frieda Precision Foam Color Dark Chocolate Brown Results

The packaging is more sleek than other dyes and they have a wide range of colors to choose from, 20 in total. It costs $10-13 and you can find it at Target, Walmart, Ulta, and drugstores. It may be a little pricier than other at home hair dyes, but I think it’s worth the money! Easy, mess free, and great results!

*Jenny*



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Official Breaking Dawn Trailer

I can’t believe I finally got to watch this! Now we all have to wait till the movie comes out! Oh sweet torture!

*Jenny*

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Dallas Mavericks Inspired Makeup

Dallas Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks are in the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat, so I wanted to show some support for my home team and created a look inspired by their team logo. Go Mavs!!!!

Dallas Mavericks Inspired Makeup

Dallas Mavericks Inspired Makeup

Dallas Mavericks Inspired Makeup

*Products Used*

Face ProductsFace Products

MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation-NC 30 & NC25

MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation-NC20

NARS Loose Powder-Powder

Mavericks Inspired Cheeck Products

Cheeks:

Smashbox Bronzer-Suntan Matte (Contour & Bronzer)

MAC-Hipness (Blush)

Eyes:

MAC-Blanc Type (inner lid)

BH Cosmetics- 120 Palette (Blue) Lid and crease

MAC-Carbon (Crease and outer corner)

MAC-Vanilla Pigment (Highlight)

Lips:

MAC-Myth

MAC-Underage Lipglass

*Jenny*

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Bobbi Brown Natural Finish Long Lasting Foundation Review

Not too long ago I was at Nordstroms and I stopped by their Bobbi Brown counter to check out some of their foundations. I haven’t used Bobbi Brown foundations in years, so I wanted to give them another try. What caught my eye was their Natural Finish Long Lasting Foundation.

Bobbi Brown Natural Finish Long Lasting Foundation

$45.00

From Bobbi Brown:Oil-free, all-day wear so you’ll have soft-matte, even-looking skin without having to pile on powder throughout the day, this is Bobbi’s soft-matte “sequel” to our (now discontinued) Oil-Free Finish Foundation. Sponge-like powders absorb excess oil on the surface of the skin, while emollients lock in moisture to ensure skin remains perfectly balanced. Transfer-resistant formula helps create a barrier against heat and humidity for 8 hours of wear so makeup stays in place. Perfect for oily and normal/combination skin.

Since I have oily-combination skin this sounded like it would be perfect for me to try out. After a few tries the MUA decided that my color was Warm Natural 4.5. Since I have such a hard time finding the right foundation shade I decided to get a sample rather than buying an entire bottle and returning it if I wasn’t happy with it.

Bobbi Brown Natural Finish Long Lasting Foundation Sample

Warm Natural 4.5

When I first tried it out the color looked a bit too pink, which is my problem with all foundations! But, when I started to blend it out, it matched my skin color perfectly! It blends very easily unlike other long lasting foundations. The one thing that  I did notice was that it did not give me enough coverage with just one coat. I had to build it on so that I could get the coverage I like.  As for the oil control and long lasting claims, I think it lives up to both. I didn’t find the need to touch up my t-zone as often as I normally do, and it did last all day. It didn’t oxidize or shift on my skin like other foundation would on oily skin.  The finish is a semi-matte, and looks a more on the matte side, but without the powdery effect.

Bobbi Brown Natural Finish Long Lasting Foundation Swatch

Warm Natural 4.5 Swatched

Bobbi Brown Natural Finish Long Lasting Foundation Swatch 4.5

Warm Natural 4.5 Blended on skin

Bobbi Brown Natural Finish Long Lasting Foundation

Built up for more coverage. With MUFE HD powder

If you like a sheer to medium long lasting foundation I would recommend this foundation. It comes in a wide range of shades, 20 in total. So I’m sure most of you won’t have a hard time finding a shade that is right for you.  It is packaged in a pretty glass bottle that tends to make the foundation appear a little lighter than it actually is.  And here is some great news, it comes with a pump!

Hope this review was helpful!

*Jenny*

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Mally Cosmetics Mascara Review

Mally Volumizing Mascara

After doing my last review on Mally Cosmetics one of my readers, Velya, suggested that I try her mascara. I looked into it and ordered mine shortly after. Mally Cosmetics  mascara is one of her top sellers. According to Mally, before she made the mascara she used to spend hours (I don’t know about that) using a mascara, brush, pigments and a comb creating her famous clients’ voluminous, long lashes. She finally combined her method and bottled it up to create her Volumizing mascara.

After I received it I quickly washed off my eye makeup and tried this bad boy out. And I have to say that I am impressed! I love the pigmentation, it is one of the darkest mascaras I have tried. The formula is slightly drier and it almost seems like it’s old but it doesn’t apply like so. It doesn’t flake off and lasts for quite some time.  After two coats my lashes definitely looked more voluminous. The mascara didn’t really lengthen though, so that was a little disappointing. When I saw her on QVC she said numerous times that if you would keep on applying it, your lashes would look scary long! I didn’t really find that to be true, but I think I may combine a lengthening mascara plus this one to create long, voluminous, gorgeous lashes! The one thing that I have noticed, is that I always seem to get some of this on my lid, this is not a problem I have with other mascaras, so I’m not sure what the deal is!

Mally Volumizing Mascara

With Two Coats/Without

I totally recommend this mascara if you love thick, dark lashes. I can see why it’s a favorite. You can find this mascara on Mallybeauty.com for $20.00 or QVC.com for $28.00/2. I would go with QVC it’s a better deal!

*Jenny*

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