Top 5 Favorites from bareMinerals!

As a member of The Beauty Spotlight Team, it’s my turn to chat about my favorites so here goes! Truthfully, I didn’t pay much attention to bareMinerals until a few years ago. I was never a big fan of loose shadows and then they introduced the READY line and everything changed for me. My mere […]

New! bareMinerals barePRO Performance Wear Powder Foundation

    The search for the perfect foundation is never-ending. You need the right shade and a formulation suitable for your skin type. And let’s not forget coverage and longevity. It can be a real challenge finding a foundation that meets all of your requirements. This is precisely why bareMinerals released their new barePRO Performance […]

Top 10 Highlighters & Contour Products!

This week our experts are talking highlighting and contour products.  Highlighters and luminizers are especially helpful for us over 40 girls to get our youthful glow back, but we need to stop short of too much frost or glitter. I have tested everything on this list and deemed them appropriate for us over 40 beauties. […]

Top 10 Makeup Brushes!

We’ve talked about  good brushes vs. the crap that comes with most makeup many times on this blog. Yes, even high-end brands sometimes fall short in the quality of their brushes. You can spend a small fortune on high quality, custom designed brushes and many bloggers and makeup fanatics do just that. I  prefer to […]

bareMinerals True Romantic Collection: Review, Pics, Swatches

  A few months ago in my mailbox I received an email from bareMinerals about their new LIMITED EDITION spring collection True Romantic. Being a true romantic myself, I wanted to see the collection in person. It has taken me this long to find it!  I found one of the pieces online at Ulta, so I […]

10 Best Beauty Discoveries of 2011

After testing a gazillion makeup, hair and skincare products last year and over 1,100 post and reviews, I discovered some fantastic products that reached Holy Grail status for me. Some were newly introduced in 2011, some were just new to me. The following is my “best of” for 2011. These products are not just things I liked […]

Sneak Peek: bareMinerals Cocktail Hour Ready Eyeshadow Palette

New from Bare Escentuals and bareMinerals! The Cocktail Hour Ready Eyeshadow Palette, $40 is one of two new Limited Edition eyeshadow palettes available November 1 at Bare Escentuals Boutiques. The other, The Playlist is rich jewel tones. I reviewed the Ready duo, The Epiphany and was über impressed! The texture is soft, smooth, highly pigmented and easily blendable. […]

Get READY for bareMinerals Eyeshadow 2.0 – The Epiphany Review, Pics, Swatches

Sneak Peek: Bare  Escentuals announced that they are launching bareMinerals READY, a new line of cold-pressed eye shadows in 2.0 duos ($20) and 4.0 quads ($30) next month. Yes, you heard right–Bare Escentuals, the undisputed pioneer of loose eye shadows is delving into the solid eye market and they are worth waiting for! Created through a unique cold-pressed method, we’ve combined our […]