Laura Mercier Folklore Collection: Review, Pics and Swatches

      Introducing the Folklore Collection by Laura Mercier. Rich, earthy and tribal colours inspired by cultures of South and Central America make up the Summer 2013 Collection. I’m reading a book on Native Americans in the 1890’s and these colors remind me so much of the landscape in the west at that time. The red […]

Spring Nails Featuring OPI, Pixi & butterLONDON

Easter and Passover are done for this year, but pastels rule spring at least in nail trends. I chose three pastel colors to embrace the trend. Please excuse my horrible cuticles-bleh.     First up is OPI Can’t Find My Czechbook from the Euro Centrale Collection. I typically have bad luck with blues, most look […]

The Best of Spring Beauty!

In the world of cosmetics, seasons don’t follow nature or the calendar. Some brands were launching their spring collection is November and some began touting their summer collections back in February. Now we’re into April and the summer offerings are in full swing. Here in the Pacific Northwest spring is arriving sporadically but that hasn’t […]

Review, Pics and Swatches: Shiseido Spring 2013 Makeup Collection

Shiseido’s Artistic Director Dick Page has created a beautiful collection inspired by the stunning colors of the seascape–the sunset, sand dunes and seashells. Today we’ll take a look at one of the eye shadow trios–RD299 Beach Grass. The collection includes two Eye Shadow Trios ($33):  RD 711 Pink Sands – inspired by sand dunes with the […]

Smashbox Love Me Entice Me Eye Shadow Palette

Smashbox Love Me is a limited edition collection for spring 2013 and includes: Love Me Eye Shadow Palette ($34) Admire Me (warm) -reviewed by Beauty Info Zone here Entice Me (cool) Love Me Be Legendary Lipsticks ($19) Love Me – red Tempt Me – coral Love Me Lip Enhancing Gloss ($19) Adorn Me – fuschia pink […]

Review, Pics, Swatches! Lancome In Love Makeup Collection Spring 2013

Doesn’t Emma Watson look adorable? Adorable but not childish…adorable and fun…adorable and fresh…and pretty…and springy. That’s exactly what I love about Lancome’s Spring 2013 Collection, it’s fresh and pretty with a fun and flirty twist! “What lies at the heart of the In Love Collection is a woman who loves who she is, who knows […]

Review: Estee Lauder Pretty Naughty Pure Color 5-Color Eye Shadow Palette

Wow, here in the Pacific Northwest it looks like spring is arriving early. It’s sunny today and the temperatures are supposed to get into the 50’s! Swimsuit time! (just kidding, but almost).  Usually by this time we’re having another round of snow storms and it’s not unusual to have snow on the ground in May […]

New! Too Faced Boudoir Beauty- Boudoir Eyes Soft and Sexy Eye Shadow Collection

  Boudoir Beauty is the new Spring 2013 Collection from Too Faced. The packaging for the collection has a sweet, feminine almost vintage feel. It includes: Sweethearts Perfect Blush Flush ($29) reviewed here Boudoir Eyes Shadow Collection ($36) The Secret to No Makeup Fresh & Flawless Face Palette ($36) New Shades of La Creme Color […]