This week the Makeup Wars team is sharing our favorite nail polishes for Spring and early Summer. I have so many beautiful new nail colours that I am excited to start using this season but with almost cutting the end of my finger off a week ago my plans of swatching them all for you have been squashed. I was hoping to at least do some nail wheel swatches for you but it turns out my daughter has stolen most of them from me to play with. Hopefully I can get swatches up of more of these lovely new polishes up for you shortly, but in
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Happy Mother's Day! TATCHA LUMINOUS Deep Hydration Firming Eye Serum is the perfect lightweight and fast absorbing serum that delivers immediate hydration, reduces the appearance of fine lines, reduces puffiness and visibly lifts and firms skin. If you need to give your delicate eye area a big boost, then Lola's Secret Beauty Blog suggests adding this powerbroker into your beauty routine! Prime Beauty is getting her fruits and vegetables in the form of the new Too Faced Sweet Peach Eye Shadow Collection!. It's peachy
Allison from Never Say Die Beauty has been making up her storage solution plan for her growing cosmetics collection as she goes along. She’s sharing her current set of affordable and hopefully attractive storage solutions with her readers and with the Beauty Spotlight Team. Hop over to her blog and take a look at her storage ideas Feel free to leave her some storage suggestions of your own in the comments!
I wanted to share a few Mother's Day Gift Ideas that are on my wishlist that happen to be non-beauty related and very affordable. Perfect to suggest for young kids who need a bit of a hint or help from Dad, or to give to the Mom's in your life (yes there are more than just your Mom you can treat this Mother's Day!). We'll have to do a separate list of pricey splurges that your significant other can gift you for Mother's Day. ;) DAVIDsTEA Novelty Infusers ($12 each or 2 for $20 CAD) - These cute silicone topped, finely laser
When it comes to color correctors I had no problem deciding what my favorite products were. While most color correctors come in cream form, in either a pan or a stick, the color correctors from Urban Decay are in a fluid form that make them incredibly easy to work with for pros and novices alike. I find the formula also works better with a variety of foundations compared to cream versions. The Urban Decay Naked Skin Color Correcting Fluid ($28 US/$35 CAD) comes in five perfectly done shades in an easy to blend formula that offers
Lola's Secret Beauty Blog thinks that the Aroma Sense AS-Opus Vitamin C Shower Head is the best thing since sliced bread, and is having a GIVEAWAY for one lucky reader! Don’t miss your chance to win this game-changer that turns your shower into a spa! Phyrra takes you through Urban Decay's Alice Through the Looking Glass Collection! There's a bronzer for every budget and Blushing Noir has the best of the best listed right here. Prime Beauty has Australia on her bucket list. Until she can tolerate the 23 hour flight, she will
A pen-style highlighter that efficiently brings a soft, sheer wash of colour to the skin. With its precision application, MAC Prep + Prime Highlighter ($26 US/$31 CAD) adds radiance just where you want it. Goes on smoothly for cushion-soft wear. Use over makeup for highlights, touch-ups or under makeup to brighten and prime, now in 5 new shades. Light - pale ivory Medium - warm beige Medium Plus - tan beige Dark - deep caramel Dark Deep - rich golden bronze Available online May 5, 2016 and in store May 12, 2016
I am so excited about this upcoming MAC Chris Chang Collection. This is like a colour lover's paradise. Just look at those shades and that packaging! China’s most outlandish fashion designer, Chris Chang, puts an acid-soaked twist on her modern M·A·C collection, featuring a vivid kaleidoscope of cutting-edge colour, inspired by the ancient Chinese art form Kunqu. Surreal hues of Lipstick, Cream Colour Base and Eye Shadow, and specially designed packaging, are saturated in her signature dramatic flair. MAC Lipstick ( $20 US/$25
Get ready for the MAC Good Luck Trolls Collection this summer! How fun is this?! I can't wait! Hair we go! I am in love with these product names and fun shades. I am excited to see the return of one of my favorite Beauty Powders, Play It Proper, as well. The wild-haired dolls of your youth bring their rainbow tufts, bejeweled bellies and lucky charms to MAC Good Luck Trolls — a crazy-hued collection as silly as the characters themselves. Being a troll has never been so glamorous! Lipstick ($18 US/$21.50 CAD) Can’t be
This week the Beauty Blogger Top Ten Tuesday team is sharing our favorite bronzers. I’ll be sharing with you my Top 10 Bronzers for Fair Skin. In order to make this roundup of more practical use to you, I’ve only included bronzers in this list that are currently available for purchase. I wouldn’t want to introduce you to products you can’t get a hold of because I know how consuming insatiable lemmings can be! In order to make this list the bronzer needs to offer a flattering glow on fair skin without turning muddy or orange. Some
Courtney from Phyrra has reorganized, purged and updated her makeup collection. Find out how to update your beauty storage and learn some new organization tips and tricks!
I just wanted to share a quick preview of the MAC Como La Flor Lipstick which will be one of the products in the upcoming MAC Selena collection coming October 2016. This collection will embrace Selena’s vivacious music and style that lives on through the passion of her fans and her impact on Latin beauty and culture which is still going strong 21 years after her death. “I wanted the colours to be about her personally, what she wore on and offstage. She has been gone for 21 years already, and for this collaboration to happen,
Finally, stick-straight lashes will get a twist of fate with the new MAC Pro Beyond Twisted Lash ($22 US/$27 CAD). Lean into the curve and flex your strength with this mascara’s never-before-seen flexible wand that can be bent in all directions up to a complete 90-degree angle for the ultimate in lashes. These arched effects are sure to become your new twisted obsession. This looks so interesting! I think I may have to try this one! The new MAC Pro Beyond Twisted Lash is being added to the permanent line and will
The upcoming MAC Brooke Candy Collection brings back the fiercely independent digital sensation Brooke Candy with a transformative colour collection that unites the past, present and future of her creative spirit. Illusions melt away with brazen shades for eyes, lips and nails that dare you to stand up and stand out. I love that this collection has a balance of beautiful nudes and bold colours. MAC Lipstick ($18 US/$22.50 CAD) Mind Control - bright cherry red ( amplified) Witching Hour - rich purple (matte) Doo-Wop -
Christa from Perilously Pale shows us why the products in the new Guerlain La Petite Robe Noire Makeup Collection are so beautiful you may want to put them on permanent display. Phyrra shares her March Beauty Favorites! See what made the cut! Enter to win Lorac Limited Edition Riesling Romance Eyeshadow Palette, a mix of gorgeous neutrals perfect for everyday, evenings or travel from Never Say Die Beauty! Justina's Gems has some selections from Tarte's spring launches of Rainforest of the Sea and Double Duty Beauty collections.
Today the Beauty Blogger Top Ten team is sharing our Favorite Primers. I decided to include both eye and face primers. I've been lemming a lot of face primers lately so I can't wait to see everyone's picks! For eyes: Too Faced Shadow Insurance - This has been my holy grail eyeshadow primer for years and I don't see it changing. I love that this gives my eyeshadows more vibrancy and lasting power while being very easy to blend over. I find some eyeshadow primers, who shall remain nameless, to have a tacky finish that makes