Monthly Archives - December 2013

Ellis Faas Hot Lips in 408…Bold, Bright and Drenched with Pigment!

Above: The minimalist, streamlined Ellis Faas Hot Lips packaging.  I first learned of the Ellis Faas Hot Lips formula release while watching a video on Donna Shorts1's channel (her videos are entrancingly lovely and she has always been a great BP supporter) and when I witnessed...

Video: Products Currently on Heavy Rotation (Winter 2013 Edition)

Above: Products mentioned in the video. A couple of weeks ago, I was tagged by the lovely Taylor of My Lucite Dreams to discuss what's currently in my makeup bag.  I have also felt that the need to film new video is long overdue.  In...

FOTD: Casual + Coral with USLU Airlines

To commence my post-Christmas blogging flow, I offer a simple FOTD: a clean canvas punctuated by untamed hair and soft coral lip color.   Kindly scroll on for additional images and a full product breakdown... Products Used: FACE 1. Rouge Bunny Rouge Genesis Original Skin Primer  2. Kanebo Sensai...

Koh Gen Do Maifanshi Aqua Foundation (New Formula)…Swatches of EVERY Shade

Above: The Koh Gen Do Maifanshi Aqua Foundation comes in a glorious red-hued glass bottle. A few months ago, Koh Gen Do released their newly reformulated Maifanshi Aqua Foundation; this gorgeous, light formula, which retails for $62 and comes in seven re-numbered shades, is designed...

The Neiman Marcus Beauty Cue for December…Last Minute Gift Ideas are a Click Away!

Ahh...it's finally the weekend...the weekend before Christmas, that is! Time for last minute shopping, hectic preparation of the house and the wrapping of all things gift-worthy.  Although I am excited for my two week break from work (blogging! Jethro time! Actually being home!), I know that...

Fresh from Australia: Mirenesse Lip Bomb + Flawless Revolution Foundation

I recently had the chance to try some cutting-edge beauty products from the Australian brand, Mirenesse.  This line offers a full spectrum of cosmetics, and being the foundation and lip gloss devotee that I am, I opted to experience the Lip Bomb and Flawless...

Surratt Swatches Round II…Diaphane Loose Powder, Artistique Blush + Eyeshadow

Above: Surratt Diaphane Loose Powder Compact. Last month, I posted a plethora of swatches and a video overview of the Surratt Beauty line.  This clean, modern and endlessly gorgeous brand debuted exclusively at Barney's NY earlier in the Fall and, since initially ordering the Fee...

Kanebo Sensai Cellular Performance Cream Foundation US Version…Swatches of Every Shade!

Above: Swatches of all eight shades in outdoor lighting (most accurate shade rendition). When news surfaced that the glorious Kanebo Sensai Cellular Performance Cream Foundation was going to be reformulated (original swatches found HERE),  I initially recoiled in horror at the thought of this formula...