Archive - January 2011

Smashbox In Bloom for Spring 2011: The Limitless Long Wear Lip Glosses

Published in: Daily Photo

The two Limitless Long Wear Lip Glosses from the new Smashbox In Bloom Collection ($21 each). The lighter shimmery peachy pink shade is Timeless and the darker coral is Endless Kiss.

Which one’s your fave?

For more details (and swatches!) of the Smashbox In Bloom Collection, check out…

I Jimmy Choo-Choo-Choose You

Published in: Daily Beauty

What do you think of the bottle for the new Jimmy Choo Eau de Parfum ($70 for a 2-oz. bottle)?

The official fragrance notes: green top notes; tiger orchid middle notes; and sweet toffee and patchouli base notes.

I’ve been wearing it for the past few days, and the scent lasts an unusually LONG time — like a full 24 hours!

Your Nails May Want to Get a Little Closer to the Zoya Intimate Collection

Published in: Nails

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If you’ve yet to get your fill of purple, this spring’s prince of the color-sphere, feast your eyes on the sweet new shades in Zoya’s Intimate Collection ($7 each; available in six colors).

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Polishes from the left: Dannii, Jules and Caitlin

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Dove, Marley and Gemma

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Swatches from the left: Dannii, Jules and Caitlin

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Jules

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Caitlin
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Two Ways to Win More Than $450 in MAC Wonder Woman Makeup

Published in: Just For Fun, MAC Makeup

  • WINNER: The giveaway is closed now, and the winner is Janet! Congratulations, Janet! If you entered but didn’t win this time around, keep trying, and click here to enter any ongoing giveaways before you jet. 🙂

Two Ways to Win MAC Wonder Woman Makeup

Are you ready to release your inner Wonder Woman, put those makeup muscles to work, and show the world what you can really do? If you are, today’s super-sized giveaway could help.

The winner will take home more than $450 in makeup from the soon-to-be-released MAC Wonder Woman Collection! — a frickin’ sweet prize.

Get ready for greatness, gorgeous, in three, two, one…


Eye Quads in Defiance, Lady Justice and Valiant

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Opulash Mascaras from the left: Black, Army of Amazons, Themyscira and Victorious

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Penultimate Liner in Rapidblack

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Lipglasses from the left to the right: Athena’s Kiss, Wonder Woman, Emancipation and Secret Identity

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Lipsticks from the left to the right: Russian Red, Spitfire, Heroine and Marquise d’

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Powder Blush Duo in Mighty Aphrodite on the left and Amazon Princess on the right

You know what time it is. 🙂

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Mineralize Skinfinish in Pink Power on left and Golden Lariat on the right

A Makeup and Beauty Blog Giveaway!

Win MAC Wonder Woman Makeup

  • Four (4) tubes of Lipstick in Marquise d’, Russian Red, Spitfire and Heroine
  • Four (4) tubes of Lipglass in Emancipation, Wonder Woman, Athena’s Kiss and Secret Identity
  • Four (4) tubes of Opulash in Victorious, Army of Amazons, Themyscira and Black
  • One (1) Penultimate Eye Liner in Rapidblack
  • Three (3) Eye Quads in Defiance, Lady Justice and Valiant
  • Two (2) Powder Blush Duos in Mighty Aphrodite and Amazon Princess
  • Two (2) Mineralize Skinfinishes in Pink Power and Golden Lariat
  • Prize value: $456.50

  • There are two ways to enter, and you can do both of them for two chances to win. First, you can enter by leaving a comment at the bottom of this post, a comment about anything at all. Tell me about a real life superhero or the last time you felt unstoppable; or describe your favorite bracelet or other shiny bauble (because WW is all about the bracelets, LOL!) — you get the idea.
  • Second, you can enter by following me on twitter Twitter @karenmbb and retweeting (RT) the following message:
    • Follow @karenmbb and RT to Win More Than $450 in MAC Wonder Woman Makeup http://bit.ly/e4ka4k

  • The deadline to enter is Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 11:59PM (PT).
  • Entrants must enter using a valid email address and/or Twitter account to win.
  • A maximum of two (2) entries per person — one within the comments at the bottom of this post, and a second entry via Twitter addressed to me @karenmbb.
  • Contest is open to individuals of any country who have reached the age of majority according to their local laws (18 in the United States with these exceptions: Alabama and Nebraska, 19; Mississippi, 21).
  • Tabs and I (heretofore referred to as “T-Money and K-Dawg”) will select one (1) winner at random from the entries either left in the comments at the bottom of this blog post or addressed to @karenmbb on Twitter.
  • The winner will be announced here within 48 hours of the deadline.
  • Void where prohibited by law.

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,

Karen

  • WINNER: The giveaway is closed now, and the winner is Janet! Congratulations, Janet! If you entered but didn’t win this time around, keep trying, and click here to enter any ongoing giveaways before you jet. 🙂

MAC Wonder Woman Collection Lip Combinations: Just Some Food for Thought

Published in: MAC Makeup

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What up, fellow Wonder Women? I thought you gals might like to see some potential lip combinations with the Lipsticks and Lipglasses from the soon-to-be-released MAC Wonder Woman Collection.

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Lipglass in Wonder Woman atop Lipstick in Russian Red

These are just to spark some ideas, of course. Let’s get those creative juices flowing! 🙂

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Lipglass in Athena’s Kiss atop Lipstick in Spitfire


Lipglass in Wonder Woman atop Lipstick in Marquise D’

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Lipglass in Secret Identity atop Lipglass in Heroine

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Lipglass in Emancipation atop Lipstick in Heroine
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